Contents tagged with Ukaine

  • Zelensky: Ukraine to build 2 new airports in Donbas

    An important component of Ukraine’s transformation is the Donbas, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a press conference in Truskavets.

    According to Zelensky, many investors are concerned that the war continues in the east of Ukraine. "And they need to be shown that the country is developing. Therefore, the infrastructure in the Donbas is being built. And people in the temporarily occupied territories should see the difference".

    He noted that Kyiv plans to build two more …

  • EU imposes sanctions against Sevastopol Governor and head of Crimean cabinet of ministers

    The EU has imposed personal sanctions on the officials who were involved in the organization of elections in Crimea, including the chairman of the council of ministers of Crimea, the current governor of Sevastopol, and several members of the City Election Commission.

    The EU’s Ukraine-related sanctions will now apply to seven people whose actions relating to elections the EU believes undermined or threatened the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, and whose …

  • Ukraine repels Russian reconnaissance ship off Azov coast

    A Ukrainian naval helicopter spotted a Russian coast guard ship in the Sea of Azov which was collecting reconnaissance data, Ukraine’s Joint Forces Operation headquarters reported on Facebook.

    “During planned work to illuminate the underwater and surface situation, a helicopter from the Naval Aviation Brigade spotted at a distance of around 10 nautical miles a ship belonging to the Russian FSB coast guard which was gathering intelligence,” the report states.

    After making several fly-bys, the …

  • Netherlands: Ukraine cannot be responsible for MH17 crash

    The Netherlands does not consider Ukraine responsible for the crash of the Malaysian Boeing in the Donbas due to the airspace over the region not being closed.

    Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok responded to a question on this matter from ministers of parliament, Dutch news outlet NOS reports. In the question, the legislators noted that, if Ukraine had information that Buk missile launchers had appeared in the conflict region, Kyiv would have had reason to close the airspace over the dangerous …

  • Poroshenko will hold talks with G7 leaders on the eve of the summit on May 25-27

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko intends to hold talks with the leaders of the G7 countries—the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Japan—on the eve of the G7 Summit, which will be held in Italy on May 25-27. He made this announcement on channel ICTV.

    "I'm going to consult with leaders of the G7 in the near future... to prepare for the summit at the highest level," he said.

    On May 20, Poroshenko intends to visit Berlin to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel …