Fake video of "Russians fighting ISIS" in Syria prepared for Putin by his General Staff
The video that Russian President Vladimir Putin showed to American film director Oliver Stone in his latest documentary, The Putin Interviews, with a scene where allegedly Russian forces are attacking ISIS in Syria was prepared by one of the departments of the Main Operations Directorate of Russia's General Staff, according to the Russian news agency RBC referring to sources close to the Russian Defense Ministry and the Kremlin.
Poroshenko, Macron to meet in Paris on June 26
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris is scheduled for June 26, 2017, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Ukraine's Rada calls on European peers to vote for trade concessions without change
Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has passed resolution No. 6517 appealing to the European Parliament regarding the introduction of additional EU trade preferences for goods originating from Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Ukraine does not consider it is necessary to change Minsk or Normandy format negotiations on Donbas, — Poroshenko
Ukraine does not believe that it is reasonable to change Minsk and Normandy format negotiations on settlement of situation in Donbas. This was reported by President Petro Poroshenko during the briefing in Washington, broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Lutsenko sends request for prosecution of MP Dovgiy to Verkhovna Rada
Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko submitted request for bringing unaffiliated MP Oles Dovgiy to criminal responsibility. Lutsenko reported this on his Facebook page.
President in the United States: It is important that the meeting of the Ukrainian President in the White House will take place earlier than that of Putin
In the course of the working visit to the United States, President Petro Poroshenko will hold a series of meetings and negotiations. “Look at the powerful and fantastic support we have today in the United States. I came today with the first visit after the presidential elections (of the U.S. President - editorial remark). And we have a fantastic program,” the Head of State noted in the meeting with the Ukrainian community.
President met with U.S. Secretary of Energy
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.
Poroshenko: Meeting with Trump fruitful, detailed
The meeting of Ukrainian and U.S. leaders was a full-fledged and detailed one – that’s how President Petro Poroshenko put it at the briefing that took place in Washington on June 20.
President: Prices in Ukraine for the foreign drugs registered in the countries of the EU and G7 must not exceed the European ones
President Petro Poroshenko instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to verify the efficiency of abolition of additional registration for the foreign drugs registered in the countries of the EU and G7, and their prices in the Ukrainian pharmacies.
President: We need a transparent and professional discussion on the defined contribution pension system
President Petro Poroshenko is confident in the necessity of thorough examination of the introduction of the defined contribution pension system.
Ukraine plans to export Antonov planes to Kazakhstan
Ukraine works out the plans to provide Kazakh air companies with the An-148 and An-158 airliners. Gennadiy Zubkov, the Deputy Prime Minister for Regional Development, Construction and Housing claimed this, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Government.
Two Russians from Navalny’s party requested political asylum in Ukraine
Two Russian opposition figures from the party of Alexei Navalny asked for political asylum in Ukraine during border control. This was reported by the press service of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
Lithuania gives 150 telescopes to Ukrainian army, - Poroshenko
Lithuania gave 150 telescopes to the Ukrainian army. This was announced by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in his speech in Pokrovsk of Donetsk region on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Kyiv Berkut's ex-chief spotted in Moscow dispersing rallies (Photo, video)
The notorious former chief of the Kyiv Berkut riot police unit, Colonel Serhiy Kusiuk, who is wanted since summer 2015 on suspicion of involvement in massacres of activists during the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine, has been spotted dispersing an anti-corruption rally in Moscow on Monday, June 12, according to the Ukrainian television news service TSN.
Poroshenko comments on Turchynov's idea to abolish ATO
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has responded to yesterday's statement by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov regarding the abolition of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine, according to the presidential press service.
President on the introduction of the visa-free regime with the EU for Ukraine: Farewell, unwashed Russia, land of slaves, land of lords
President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainians on the introduction of the visa-free regime with the EU and addressed the attendees of the concert on the European Square: “Fate has finally smiled upon us, fellow Ukrainians. Many generations of our ancestors dreamed about that and fought for that”.
Poroshenko has signed law banning manufacture and propaganda of St. George's ribbon
President Petro Poroshenko signed Ukrainian law "On amendments to the Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offenses regarding prohibition of manufacture and propaganda of the ribbon of Saint George" #2031-VIII. The law was adopted by Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on May 16, 2017. This was reported by the presidential press service.
Crimean ‘court’ to consider Umerov’s case today
The case of Ilmi Umerov, Crimean Tatar activist and one of the respected leaders of Crimean Tatars in Ukraine, will be considered today, June 7, during the court session in the occupied Simferopol, Crimea.
President demands public report of law enforcers as regards investigation into the murder of Pavlo Sheremet
President Petro Poroshenko urged the law enforcement bodies to deliver a public report as regards investigation into the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet. It was stated by the President in the meeting with journalists on the occasion of their professional holiday.
President: We have finally secured state interests in energy sphere
President Petro Poroshenko considers the verdict of the Stockholm arbitration tribunal as regards the dispute of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine against Gazprom on the gas supply contract victorious. It allowed restoring justice and protecting Ukraine’s interests in energy sphere.
Poroshenko congratulates Maltese PM Muscat on winning snap elections
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat on his victory in the early general elections.
Ukraine may legislatively formalize priority of getting NATO membership
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy Parubiy has launched an initiative to formalize at the legislative level the provisions that Ukraine's membership in NATO is a priority of the country's foreign policy.
Haley: U.S. plans to retain Russia sanctions – POLITICO
Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, on Sunday said her understanding is that the U.S. plans to "keep our sanctions strong and tough" on Russia in response to the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, despite reports that the White House is considering easing them, according to POLITICO.
President urged the Parliament to consider the draft law on medical reform before the end of the session
The meeting of the National Council of Reforms concerning the healthcare reform was held under the presidency of Petro Poroshenko.
Greetings of President on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
Ladies and gentlemen! Dear Friends, Excellencies! I am very happy to be here with you and congratulate the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine on its 25th Anniversary!
Ukraine starts recovering Gazprom assets following court rulings
Ukraine has successfully begun recovering the assets of Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, according to the judgments handed down by court, Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko has told reporters, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Trump decides to remove US from Paris Climate Agreement
Donald Trump, the President of the USA made the decision to remove the US from the Paris Climate Agreement that was signed in 2016. Axios reported this, citing two sources.
Naftogaz receives separate ruling by Stockholm arbitration in litigation with Gazprom
The National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz Ukrainy has received a separate judgment of the Stockholm arbitration in the litigations against Gazprom relating to the gas supply contract, Naftogaz's press service told Interfax-Ukraine.
President had a meeting with delegation of Keidanren Japan Business Federation
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with delegation of the Committee for Business Cooperation with Ukraine of Keidanren Japan Business Federation headed by Chairman of Marubeni Corporation Teruo Asada.
President comments on the decision by the Dutch Senate to ratify the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement
Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the upper house of the Parliament, has just adopted the decision to ratify the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.