President: Subway construction in Dnipro is a symbol of our cooperation with the European Union
In the course of the working trip to Dnipropetrovsk region, President Petro Poroshenko visited the subway construction site in Dnipro.
Artemenko plans to visit US and continue to draw attention to Crimean issue
People's Deputy Andriy Artemenko said he plans to visit the US and continue to draw attention to the decision of the Crimean issue. He stated this during a press conference on February 27. 112 Ukraine TV Channel led the broadcast.
EU Council approves suspension mechanism of visa-free regime
European Union Council adopted a resolution at the meeting on Monday providing for the suspension of the visa-free regime for third countries.
Merkel's ally: NATO should confront Russia from a position of strength
Germany must increase defense expenditures to be able to, jointly with its NATO allies, oppose Russia from a position of strength, Chairman of the Christian Democrats Party in the Bundestag Volker Kauder said, Deutsche Welle reported.
Everyone Seems To Have A Peace Plan For Ukraine
It seems that peace plans for Ukraine are everywhere these days.
President: Ukraine-USA dialogue has a positive development
President Petro Poroshenko praised the development of cooperation of the Ukrainian authorities with new U.S. Administration. “Currently I am content with the course of establishment of our dialogue with new American Administration,” the Head of State noted at the operational meeting of the administrative board of the Armed Forces.
President: About 9 billion hryvnias will be allocated for the development and purchase of new armament and military equipment
It is planned to allocate about 9 billion hryvnias for the development and purchase of new armament and military equipment for the Ukrainian troops. It was stated by the President at the operational meeting of the administrative board of the AFU.
Ukraine accused Russia of political pressure and blackmail at the UN Security Council meeting
Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko said at a meeting of the Security Council that Russia has gone out of its way to provoke and pressure Ukraine. According to him, Russia's actions bode ill for Europe.
Trump's new security adviser disagrees with him on Russia
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster is joining the White House with views on Russia, counterterrorism, strengthening the military and other major security issues that differ from those of Trump and his loyalists. This was reported by Reuters.
President: About 9 billion hryvnias will be allocated for the development and purchase of new armament and military equipment
It is planned to allocate about 9 billion hryvnias for the development and purchase of new armament and military equipment for the Ukrainian troops. It was stated by the President at the operational meeting of the administrative board of the AFU.
Klimkin calls for UN Security Council reform due to abuse of veto right by "one state"
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin called for reform of the UN Security Council to eliminate the abuse of the right of veto on the part of its permanent members.
The United States and Russia remain the world’s largest arms exporters
The United States and Russia remain the world’s largest exporters of weapons. Their joint share in world exports amounted to 5% during the period from 2012 to 2016, RIA Novosti reported, citing a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Aliyev Appoints Wife As First Vice President Of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife as first vice president, a newly created post that puts her first in line to take over if the president dies or is incapacitated.
EU to provide 18 million euros of aid to Ukraine – meeting between President and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides.
Russian Foreign Minister to discuss Ukraine with Tillerson, - media
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss Ukraine and other topics during the meeting in Bonn on Thursday, February 16. This was reported by the deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, reports RIA agency.
Not Even Dogs Live Like This' -- Afghan Refugees Return Home To Find Squalid Conditions
Standing in a battered tent flanked by mud and human waste, Sahibuddin Khan and his family of five are among the thousands of returning Afghan refugees seeking food and shelter in crowded, ramshackle camps that have sprung up on the outskirts of Kabul.
U.S. Senator John McCain: Flynn’s resignation raises further questions about the Trump administration’s intentions toward Russia
The resignation of National Security Advisor, Michael T. Flynn, raises even more questions about how the administration of President Donald Trump will cooperate with Russia, according to the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Republican Senator John McCain.
New video in case of 2014 Euromaidan murders
A new video emerged on the Internet, showing Berkut riot police shooting at Euromaidan protesters in Kyiv in February 2014.
Normandy Four may meet in Munich
The foreign ministers of the "Normandy Four" (Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine) may have a Conference on safety in Munich, reports Interfax-Ukraine citing the diplomatic source.
Russia launches surprise inspection of combat readiness near Belarus and Ukraine’s border
The Russian Federation began sudden readiness test of the Western Military District, adjacent to Ukraine and Belarus. This is stated in a message posted on the website of the Ministry of Defense.
City State Administration presented drafts of first metro stations in Vynohradar
Kyiv City State Administration showed the drafts of first two metro stations in Vynohradar area, according to 44.ua.
Ukraine, Moldova sign Action Plan for 2017
Ukraine and Moldova signed the Action Plan for 2017. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during joint briefing with Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip, which was broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV Channel.
President met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
President took part in the opening of the newly built department of the central district hospital in Halych
President Petro Poroshenko took part in the opening of the newly built department of the central district hospital in Halych, Ivano-Frankivsk region.
Latest news from Brussels point at recognition of Ukraine's achievements by EU
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said about the positive news from Brussels for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association, visa-free regime and macro-financial assistance from the EU.
Russian helicopters fly along occupied Crimea border
Ukrainian border guards recorder two flights of Russian Mil Mi-8 helicopters along the border with the occupied Crimea yesterday, on February 9. This was reported by the assistant head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Oleg Slobodyan on Facebook page of the organization. “During the day we recorded the flights of Russian Mil Mi-8 helicopters twice. They flew along the administrative border without crossing it,” he announced.
US refused to lift Crimea-related sanctions against Russia
The US does not intend to lift the sanctions against Russia with respect to the Crimea, White House representative Sean Spicer stated on Wednesday the 8th of February. “There are two sets of sanctions that we are dealing with. One is the ones with respect to Crimea. And I think that US Ambassador Haley has addressed that very forcefully at the UN, that until Russia leaves Crimea, those sanctions are a non-starter,” Spicer stated in response to journalists’ questions during a traditional press briefing.
Poroshenko to visit USA in near future
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he soon will visit the United States. He said this during the general briefing with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras.
Russian Official Calls Romania 'A Clear Threat' And NATO Outpost
A Russian Foreign Ministry official says Moscow views Romania as a NATO outpost and a "clear threat" because it hosts part of a U.S. missile shield in Europe.
President of Ukraine started a meeting with the Prime Minister of Greece
President Petro Poroshenko has started a meeting in vis-a-vis format with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras who is on a working visit to Ukraine.