Contents tagged with Medvedchuk

  • Putin: rapprochement between Russia and Ukraine is inevitable

    In an interview for a new film by American Director Oliver Stone "In the struggle for Ukraine" (Revealing Ukraine) Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the rapprochement of the Russian Federation with Ukraine is inevitable, reports RIA Novosti news agency.

    Putin noted that eventually Moscow and Kyiv will "develop more than friendly" relations.

    "I think it's inevitable. In any case, it is necessary to build normal, friendly, and I would even say, more than friendly, partner relations. …

  • Medvedchuk: Zelensky could have Ukrainian prisoners in Donbas released within 5 days

    Viktor Medvedchuk, head of the Ukrainian political party “Opposition Platform – For Life” and a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, told 112 Ukraine in an interview that since May 2018 he has not been involved in the humanitarian subgroup for the Donbas.

    Medvedchuk said that the day before the last prisoner exchange (27 December 2017), President Petro Poroshenko have him a guarantee that the next stage of the exchange would be done in the format “all candidates for all …

  • Medvedchuk claims DPR and LPR agree with his plan for 'autonomous Donbas'

    The Ukrainian politician Viktor Medvedchuk, chairperson of the Opposition Platform – For Life party’s political council and a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has claimed that the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) have provisionally agreed to the plan he proposed for the Donbas.

    “I am confident that, if we implement the possibility of peace in the Donbas and end the combat, our plan concept, for which Donetsk, Luhansk and Moscow have already given their …

  • Ukraine bans charter flights to Russia

    On Wednesday, April 3, Ukrainian authorities decided to impose a ban on direct charter flights between Ukraine and Russia, with the exception of those flights that are necessary to support the activities of the UN, OSCE and Red Cross missions. The idea to introduce such was proposed by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Arsen Avakov.

    According to him, Kyiv made this decision after Ukrainian politicians Yuriy Boyko and Viktor Medvedchuk took advantage of the “loophole” to fly to …

  • Russian politician claims to have obtained a list of Russians who will be included on new US sanctions list

    Russian politician Oleg Mitvol claims that he has a list of high-ranking Russian officials and businessmen close to the top leadership of Russia who may be subject to US sanctions, reported Dozhd TV.

    Mitvol claims that the list was provided by his source in diplomatic circles. He added that he is worried about the situation since he is a client of Sberbank, which was included in the list. Now, the bank could lose access to card services or the ability to borrow or transfer money, Mitvol’s …