Contents tagged with Poroshenko

  • Russia puts Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on wanted list

    Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs has put Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on a wanted list, according to the ministry's database on Saturday, May 4. Zelensky, born in 1978 and a native of the city of Kryvyi Rih in Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk region, is wanted under the criminal code of the Russian Federation. The ministry did not provide further details.

    Additionally, former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is also declared wanted in Russia. The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs' …

  • Kyiv court freezes assets of former Ukrainian president Poroshenko

    The Pechersk District Court of Kyiv froze all assets of the former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has been accused of “treason” and “promoting terrorism”. The corresponding decision was announced during a court hearing on Thursday, January 6. "The prosecutor's request to seize the property should be satisfied," the court said in its ruling, as quoted by the Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

    Announcing the decision during the meeting, the judge listed all the property and assets of the …

  • Ukrainian media publishes wiretaps of Medvedchuk's conversations with Poroshenko and Donbas militants

    In the summer of 2014, Viktor Medvedchuk was in constant contact with the Kremlin and the representatives of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, report journalists of Bihus.Info, who claim they have received recordings of Medvedchuk's phone conversations with Donbas militants.

    Medvedchuk said he was carrying out negotiations at the request of Russian President Vladimir Putin and then-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko,

    Journalist Denys Bihus does not disclose the source …

  • Kyiv closes all cases against Biden and Poroshenko

    Court cases against U.S. President Joe Biden and former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, which were opened on January 22, have already been closed, said Poroshenko's lawyer Ilya Novikov during a press conference.

    "According to our information, these cases, which recently were hastily opened, have already been canceled. We see that when this turns into investigations that can harm the interests of the country, and also into investigations that become personally dangerous and inconvenient …

  • Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoisky demands that Prosecutor General opens criminal case against ex-President Poroshenko

    Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky demands that the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova opens a criminal case against ex-president Petro Poroshenko, UNIAN reports.

    Businessman Igor Kolomoisky wrote a request to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Irina Venediktova, which demands that she opens a criminal case against the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko under section 1 of Article 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("abuse of power"), UNIAN writes. The agency also …

  • Poroshenko: Ukraine now has a unique opportunity to force Putin to leave Crimea and Donbas

    The economic crisis in Russia is a unique opportunity for Ukraine and the global anti-Putin coalition to “force the aggressor country to withdraw from the occupied territories of Crimea and the Donbas”. To do this, we need to strengthen international solidarity around our country, stated former Ukrainian president and leader of the European Solidarity party Petro Poroshenko in an interview with Sergey Jadan on air of radio station "Trident FM". Poroshenko shared his impressions of the meetings …

  • DPR puts former Ukrainian President Poroshenko on wanted list for killing militants’ commander Motorola

    The so-called prosecutor general's office of the Donetsk People’s Republic has opened a "criminal case" against the fifth president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on suspicion of organizing the murder of one of the militant leaders Arsen Pavlov, nom de guerre Motorola, as reported on the website the Prosecutor General's Office of DPR.

    According to the DPR authorities, Poroshenko, being the president of Ukraine, approved the plan to assassinate Pavlov, which was carried out by the Ukrainian …

  • US Ambassador to Ukraine: Zelensky’s team blames Poroshenko for consequences of war in Donbas

    Former US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker hinted to the Office of the President of Ukraine that they should abandon the idea of prosecuting former president Petro Poroshenko.

    This was learned from the testimony which US Chargé d’Affaires in Kyiv William Taylor gave to Congress, a survey of which was published by Evropeiska Pravda.

    Taylor spoke of a meeting that he and Volker had with President Zelensky’s advisor Andriy Yermak and freelance advisor Ihor Novikov.

    “Ambassador …

  • Abromavicius: Companies linked to Ukraine’s previous government had colossal access to state defense order

    Aivaras Abromavicius, Director General of the Ukrainian state-owned defense conglomerate UkrOboronProm, said that the state defense order (SDO) from recent years should be investigated by law enforcement.

    “Unfortunately, most of the state defense order went to companies linked to former politicians. We know their names, I think the law enforcement organs should investigate it… I think we should declassify the SDO,” Abromavicius said during a session about UkrOboronProm in Kharkiv.

    Ukrainian …

  • Former Ukrainian President Poroshenko speaks about squabble with Putin over Steinmeier Formula at Normandy summit

    Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that at the last Normandy Format summit in 2016 he and Vladimir Putin had a heated argument regarding the Steinmeier Formula.

    “The last meeting was in Berlin. Putin said: We have the Steinmeier Formula, written by Lavrov. I say: Here is a letter from the two foreign ministers of France and Germany, in which they set out what the Steinmeier Formula is. He takes this form, reads it and says: No, this isn’t it at all, Lavrov is writing the …