Contents tagged with Kyiv
The former deputy chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant-General Ihor Romanenko, in response to a reader's question on the Glavred news website, stated that Russia could lose some of its territories, and Kyiv "should seize" this opportunity.
Romanenko was asked if, in his opinion, Russia could lose some of its territories, in particular, Siberia.
“This is a real and very serious threat. Russia not only could lose Siberia, but it can also collapse altogether, “ …
Several Russian TV channels will broadcast the pre-election debate between the presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko in the evening of April 19.
RBC Ukraine reports, citing the editor-in-chief of the Russian television news network RT (formerly Russia Today), Margarita Simonyan, that the debate will be broadcasted on the RT Russia website with translation to the Russian language.
The press service of the NTV channel informed RBC that they will broadcast election …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has arrested seven members of a sabotage and reconnaissance group from Russia who were behind a number of terrorist attacks, SBU head Vasyl Hrytsak announced at a press conference.
“The SBU has halted the activity in our national territory of a seven-person sabotage and reconnaissance terrorist group belonging to the Russian intelligence services. They have all been arrested,” he said.
According to Hrytsak, since the start of 2017, several such groups …
Poroshenko took part in the live broadcast on 112 Ukraine TV channel during which the audience was shown the results of a public opinion poll. According to the results, on April 12-13, the current president lagged behind Volodymyr Zelensky by 27% of the votes, and then two days later this difference was reduced to 23% of the votes. Based on this, Poroshenko said that he has a chance to win the second round.
“Seeing these figures, one can say that my support among citizens is growing, and the …
The representative of the election campaign staff of the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko, Oleg Medvedev announced that presidential candidates Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky signed an agreement to hold a debate in the Olympic Stadium on April 19.
On Tuesday, at a briefing in Kyiv, Medvedev said that “a lease agreement has been signed with the stadium” for the evening of April 19.
“Talks between the election campaign staff should continue tonight. At these negotiations, our …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that over the last five years he has sold all of the businesses for which there were buyers.
“Wherever there was a buyer, even if they didn’t have the money now or if it had to be paid off over many years, I sold my assets. This was the case with Kuznya na Rybalskomu. There is a new owner, the relevant decisions have been made,” Poroshenko told journalists in the press center of the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv at an event that was supposed to be a …
Volodymyr Zelensky, who won the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections with 30.2% of the votes, has announced that he is willing to publicly debate the incumbent president Petro Poroshenko before they face off in the second round of elections.
“I will go to debates. I’m speaking to Petro Poroshenko, you challenge me to debates, dreaming that I’ll run away and hide. No. I am not you in 2014. I will accept the challenge,” Zelensky said in a video posted on Facebook.
However, the …
After announcing his candidacy on New Year’s Eve, Volodymyr Zelensky needed only three months to come first out of 40 other candidates in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections on 31 March. According to three authoritative sociological services, the results are unprecedented in Ukraine’s recent history. A comedian and political debutant, Zelensky received roughly 30.4% of the votes, whereas current president and candidate Petro Poroshenko came second with only 16.4%. Former prime …
The front-runner in the election race in Ukraine, showman and politician, Volodymyr Zelensky, speaking about his views on the Crimea and Donbas issue in an interview with the ICTV channel, announced that he considers a change of power in Moscow to be the only condition for returning the Crimea to Kyiv's control.
“Crimea will return only when power changes in Russia. There is no other choice, “said Zelensky.
Speaking about the status of Donbas, Zelensky stressed that he does not believe in the …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) resumed investigation against the former President of Georgia and the leader of the Ukrainian political party Movement of New Forces, Mikheil Saakashvili, announced his lawyer Ruslan Chernolutsky on Facebook.
Chernolutsky released the General Prosecutor's Office letter, which refers to the renewal of the investigation conducted by the SBU Main Investigation Department in Kyiv region.
The statement indicates that the investigation was resumed by the …