U.S. not willing to join Normandy format: German government’s coordinator for Russia cooperation
Donald Trump Administration does not want to take on additional functions and join the Normandy format of talks on Donbas settlement, the German government’s coordinator for intersocietal cooperation with Russia, Central Asia, and the Eastern Partnership countries Gernot Erler told Deutsche Welle.
Strategy of Ukrzaliznytsia's development until 2021 foresees UAH 130-150 bln investment in modernization
The strategy of development of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia for 2017-2021 provides for a comprehensive modernization of rolling stock and infrastructure, company chairman Wojciech Balczun has said.
Viktor Medvedchuk communicated with Trump allies during electioneering
The USA continues the investigation of the Russian involvement in the American elections and the relations between Councilors of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. During the investigations, the new details about Viktor Medvedchuk appeared. He supposedly kept in touch with Trump’s allies as Reuters reports.
Canada votes for law allowing to expand anti-Russian sanctions
Canadian government will back legislation allowing the country to impose sanctions on human rights abusers in foreign countries. This was reported by Bloomberg.
President in the ceremony of signing the document on visa liberalisation with the EU: It is a historical day for Ukraine
In the framework of the working visit to Strasbourg, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in a solemn ceremony of signing the document on visa liberalisation with the EU for Ukrainians. The legislative act of the EU granting visa-free regime has been signed by President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Carmelo Abela.
Trump, Kim Jong-un meeting delayed until Pyongyang ‘meets U.S. conditions’
U.S. president Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un will not be meeting until Pyongyang meets the conditions of the U.S. government. Nikki Haley, the U.S. permanent envoy in the UN said that in her interview with ABC News.
S&P affirms ratings on Ukraine at 'B-/B' with stable outlook
On May 12, 2017, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'B-/B' long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Ukraine with the stable outlook, S&P said in a statement.
Ukraine offers EU new association format
Kyiv is officially inviting the European Union to develop a new format of relations with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told a briefing at the Foreign Ministry on Friday, Europeiska Pravda reported.
Russia set to hinder Ukraine's westward movement – U.S. intel chief
Daniel R. Coats, Director of U.S. National Intelligence, notes that the Russian Federation in 2017 will continue its attempts to prevent Ukraine from integrating into Western structures.
Trump urges 'Peace' after meeting Russian and Ukrainian envoys
U.S. President Donald Trump called Ukraine and Russia to make peace. He wrote that in his Twitter after the meetings with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.
Klimkin discusses with Trump possibility for U.S. to join Normandy format
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has discussed with U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Michael Pence the possibility of involving the U.S. in the "Normandy format" of negotiations on settling the situation in Donbas and counteracting Russian aggression, speaker of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa told UNIAN.
Trump notes Russia's responsibility for full Minsk implementation
The Russian Federation is responsible for the full implementation of the Minsk peace agreement on Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to the White House's readout of U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov.