Contents tagged with Zelensky

  • Zelensky: Kyiv to build new airport in Donbas

    Ukrainian government plans to build a new airport in the Donbas for passenger flights, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the forum "Ukraine 30. Infrastructure."

    According to him, the airport’s design will be completed this year. At the moment, experts are looking for a location for the new airport.

    Zelensky noted that the "new serious airport" will be located between the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. "We could open and restore Mariupol airport. But today the military says that it …

  • Ukraine imposes sanctions against Putin's friend Medvedchuk and his wife

    The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) has imposed sanctions against the Ukrainian politician, MP, leader of the political party “Opposition Platform for Life”, Viktor Medvedchuk.

    Medvedchuk is an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who he refers to as "a personal friend"

    Medvedchuk's wife Oksana Marchenko was also put on sanctions list. The list includes another Ukrainian citizen, five Russians and 19 companies. Secretary of the National Security Council Oleksiy …

  • Zelensky sends top Ukrainian military officials to Donbas after death of 3 soldiers

    On Sunday, February 14, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky instructed Defense Minister Andriy Taran and Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak to go to the Donbas to investigate the deaths of three soldiers near the village of Novoluhanske, reports the Ukrainian Presidential press service.

    It is noted that the deputy head of the Presidential Office Roman Mashovets is already at the scene of the tragedy.

    According to preliminary data, on Sunday, at about 10 a.m. …

  • Ukrainian President Zelensky shuts down pro-Russian TV channels defying Putin

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky exercised the resolution of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), imposing a 5-year ban on the work of three Ukrainian TV channels: ZIK, NewsOne and "112 Ukraine." On paper these channels belong to the MP Taras Kozak. In reality, they are controlled by a close associate of Russian President Putin, Viktor Medvedchuk. Zelensky insist the actions were necessary to counter anti-Ukrainian propaganda, which is financed by Moscow.

    In the end, the …

  • Ukraine to build a bridge to Moldova at its own expense

    Ukraine plans to build a bridge over the Dniester in Yampil at its own expense, said the deputy head of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration Ihor Zhovkva in an interview with

    "One of the projects that we will start immediately will be the construction of a bridge over the River Dniester in the Yampil-Cosauti area and the corresponding highway that will connect Kyiv and Chisinau. And not just connect, but it will allow almost 5 hours to get by car from Kyiv to Chisinau via the new …

  • Zelensky promises to erect monument in honor of victims of Ukrainian airliner downed in Iran

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has promised to erect a monument to the victims of the downed Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane.

    "Soon we will have a memorable place where relatives, relatives of the victims, just citizens could come. To remember, to think, to sit next to their close ones. And where one could at least partially get rid of the feeling of that insane injustice from what happened," Zelensky wrote on his Facebook page.

    At the same time, the Ukrainian President …

  • Ukrainian journalist accuses Zelensky’s administration head of derailing special operation to detain Wagner mercenaries

    The head of the Presidential Administration Andriy Yermak is directly involved in the failure of the special operation to detain mercenaries from the Russian private military company the Wagner Group, said a prominent Ukrainian journalist Yuri Butusov on air of the talk show "All the Lawlessness" on Apostrophe TV.

    As Butusov notes, Yermak personally informed the Belarusian special services that the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) is preparing a special operation to lure Russian mercenaries …

  • Moldovan President-elect to meet soon with Ukrainian President Zelensky

    Moldovan President-elect Maia Sandu will hold a meeting with Ukrainian President Vladimir Selensky in the near future. The date and place of the meeting are not yet known, reports RBC-Ukraine.

    According to her, she is in favor of restoring good relations with Ukraine. She also stressed that during the presidency of Igor Dodon there were almost no official visits to Ukraine, and Moldova was isolated.

    "I have already spoken to President Zelensky this morning. We agreed that we will restore our …

  • Ukrainian President hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19

    Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky and the head of the Presidential Administration Andriy Yarmak, who tested positive for COVID-19, are currently in the isolated rooms in Kyiv's Feofaniya hospital, said Yermak’s adviser Mikhailo Podolyak in an interview with Ukrainska Pravda.

    "Everything is quite strict, regulated by the protocol. They are in Feofaniya. There is a special cabinet in which the president can hold meetings. I had a lot of conference calls today," he said.

    Podolyak noted that …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister tests positive for COVID-19

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Andrii Taran has tested positive for COVID-19, reported Ukrinform news agency, citing the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    According to Ukrinform, the test was done before President Zelensky’s trip to the Donbas.

    Taran is currently in self-isolation and works remotely. His health is now satisfactory. The working schedule of the Defense Minister has undergone corresponding changes.

    Earlier, it was reported that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tested positive for …