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After Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told Russian President Vladimir Putin "to just withdraw their troops from the occupied Donbass”, the adviser to the Russian President Vladislav Surkov began to shout and hurl papers, said Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on the TV the program "Freedom of Speech by Savik Shuster."
"There was a very clear moment. Putin says, "Let's withdraw troops along the entire line of demarcation." Volodymyr Zelensky says: "Well, one moment. I believe we …
At the start of the “RE: Think. Invest in Ukraine” forum in Mariupol on Tuesday, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that the veterans and volunteers in Zolote have not done anything illegal, reports LB.ua news outlet .
“They are citizens of Ukraine who have decided to be there, and they are there, without breaking any laws at this moment in time. There are no conflicts, as far as I know. I spoke about it this morning,” said Avakov.
He also said that he is wary of provocation, but “ …
The U.S. Department of State considers appointing a chargé d'affaires instead of ambassador in Ukraine, reports ZN.ua with reference to its own diplomatic sources.
According to the publication, the most likely appointment to this position is William Taylor, who served as an ambassador in Kyiv in 2006-2009.
“The Department of State made a proposal, which is still being considered by the executive vice president of the United States Institute for Peace,” the publication writes.
“Shortly, a …
On 15 March, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov received a letter from Group of Seven (G7) ambassadors, in which they warned him of the activity of “extremist movements” in Ukraine.
Radio Liberty obtained a copy of two letters drafted by a group of G7 ambassadors in support of reforms in Ukraine. The group comprises of envoys from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US.
In the letter addressed to Avakov, French Ambassador Isabelle Dumont wrote on behalf of her fellow …
According to the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs, over a hundred thousand police officers will ensure security duting the Ukrainian presidential elections on March 31.
“The Ministry of Internal Affairs will provide 131,000 policemen to ensure public safety during the election. I hope that the SBU [Ukrainian Security Service] will help us. Of course, the police had thirty thousand more officers in 2014, but despite this, we are ready to protect the electoral process,” …
Minister of Internal Affairs, Arsen Avakov, announced that the United States Institute of Peace hosted a round table with the participation of authoritative experts, members of parliament, the U.S. State Department, international organizations and representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
According to him, participants discussed the possibilities and risks of the Donbas de-occupation plan and formulated its key points.
"The U.S. Institute of Peace has held a round …
The Obolonskyi District Court of Kyiv has sentenced former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in absentia to 13 years in prison. Radio Liberty’s Russian service reported on 24 January that Yanukovych, who fled from Ukraine to Russia in 2014, was found guilty of high treason and complicity in aggressive war.
The court dismissed the charges that he had been complicit in a deliberate attempt to change the territorial and state borders of Ukraine.
Viktor Yanukovych himself did not attend the …
Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said he is ready to be questioned in the case of alleged interference in the Russian presidential elections. In exchange, he demanded that the Russian Prosecutor's Office extradite former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych who is suspected of high treason in Ukraine.
“I am ready to testify in the so-called case on interfering in the elections of Putin in exchange for the extradition of Ukrainian citizen Yanukovych,” Avakov wrote on Facebook.
The subdivisions of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs increase presence in the Sea of Azov due to Russia's actions, said Ukrainian Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.
“Having occupied the Crimea and part of the Donbas, Russia continues to attack our sovereignty. This concerns the waters of the Sea of Azov as well. That is why we are increasing the presence of the units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, namely the units of the State Service for Emergency Situations and the …
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the Turkish Coast Guard will jointly patrol the Black Sea.
According to the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the head of the Interior Ministry Arsen Avakov and the commander of the Turkish Coast Guard Ahmet Kendir reached this agreement.
“We conduct serious consultations and work with the commander of the Turkish Coast Guard, Ahmet Kandir regarding joint actions between our border guards such as monitoring and rapid response …