Contents tagged with Poroshenko
At a meeting with the representatives of Ukrainian large business, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the economic recovery of the Donbas will cost more than 300 billion Ukrainian hryvnias ($11.4 billion), reports Interfax-Ukraine.
The President stressed that the authorities will not wait for the end of the military conflict but will start working on the territories controlled by Kyiv. Zelensky also invited businesspeople to join the restoration of the region.
Earlier, the …
The fifth president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, announced he is ready to assume the office of Prime Minister in the event that his European Solidarity party wins in the early parliamentary elections.
“If we win the elections, then yes,” Poroshenko said in a comment to Hromadske, as reported by Radio Svoboda.
On June 9, the European Solidarity Party presented the first ten of its list for the early parliamentary elections which are scheduled for July 21. It included, among others: Petro …
Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said that lifting the economic blockade on the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics (DPR and LPR) as suggested by former president Leonid Kuchma and current President Volodymyr Zelensky would be a betrayal of Ukraine’s interests.
“I am concerned by the unexpected news on the outcome of the Trilateral Contact Group session in Minsk, that Ukraine is supposedly willing to unilaterally lift the economic restrictions on the LPR and DPR… I demand that …
A spokesman for the former president of Ukraine, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, revealed that the current head of state, Vladimir Zelensky, “stole” a whole paragraph from one of the former president’s speeches. Tsegolko posted the revelation to Facebook. As proof, Tsegolko published a video fragment of Poroshenko’s speech with a statement that coincides exactly with what Zelensky said.
Zelensky made the statement in question during a meeting with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk. “ …
Former Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk has been appointed as a Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), as reported on the website of the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Ruslan Ryaboshapka said earlier that the decree has already been signed.
Danyliuk left the post of Finance Minister in June 2018 after the decision of the Verkhovna Rada. The reason for his dismissal was a conflict with Prime Minister …
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky reissued a Ukrainian citizenship to ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who in 2015-16 served as governor of the Odessa region.
The decree, signed by Zelensky and published on the president’s website, partially repeals the July 2017 decree of his predecessor Petro Poroshenko which revoked Saakashvili’s citizenship.
Zelensky signed the decree eight days after his inauguration and six days after Saakashvili’s lawyer Ruslan Chernolutsky filed an …
In an interview with the Financial Times, Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky stated that the new president of the country, Vladimir Zelensky, should default and write off the state’s foreign debt. Hromadske Radio reported on the matter.
“In my opinion, we should treat our creditors the way Greece does,” he said. “Ukraine should follow its example,” added Kolomoisky.
He believes that Ukraine should not be afraid of defaulting on its debt. “How many times has Argentina defaulted on its debt?” …
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman told ICTV in an interview that he will participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections through his own party, “Ukrainian Strategy”, and will not unite with anyone, not even former president Petro Poroshenko.
Groysman said that he has already received such offers from Poroshenko, and that “many politicians” have been discussing possible mergers. “I have decided to run independently, and for me this decision is final. I think we are simply …
The UN Security Council declined to review the law making the Ukrainian language the state language, reported by Radio Svoboda.
At the beginning of the meeting, representatives of several countries refused to consider the issue, especially as it was the day of the new president of Ukraine’s inauguration, stating that this was Russia’s attempt to exert pressure on Kyiv. Representatives of France, Germany, the USA, Belgium and Poland expressed their opposition.
During the vote on whether or not …
In an address to the Ukrainian nation on the eve of Volodymyr Zelensky’s inauguration, former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wished his successor a successful presidency.
“I wish Volodymyr Zelensky a successful presidency. A month ago we were fierce opponents in the elections. But tomorrow, as it turns out, he will be the president of my native country. The country I love and whose European future I firmly believe in. So may the Lord preserve Ukraine and help its new head in his work,” …