• Ukrainian journalist: Russia deployed additional warships in the Sea of Azov

    The corvette Kerch of the coast guard of the Border Service of the Russian Federal Security Service arrived in Rostov on the way to the Azov Sea, stated Andrii Klymenko, the head of the Ukrainian civic movement Maidan of foreign affairs, on Facebook.

    “On November 18, at about 19:00, the towing caravan bound from Petersburg-Yaroslavl to the occupied Crimea, which included a new Svetlyak-type corvette called Kerch, arrived in the port of Rotov-on-Don. It was towed by the tugboats SHLUZOVOY 65 ( …

  • Ukrainian Internal Affairs Minister: Ukraine may suspend membership with Interpol if it is headed by a Russian

    The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov stated that Ukraine might suspend its membership in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) if a Russian heads it.

    “Russia’s probable presidency in Interpol is absurd and contradicts the spirit and goals of the organization. In case the arguments of Ukraine and other countries will not be heard, Ukraine will consider suspending its membership in the ICPO,” he said on Twitter.

    The need to elect a new head of Interpol arose after …

  • Ukrainian President: For the first time European Council discussed Russian aggressive actions in the Sea of Azov

    The European Council discussed Russia's aggressive actions in the Sea of Azov for the first time, stated Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

     “I welcome the promising results of the work of the Ukrainian-American Strategic Partnership Commission which has been revived after a long pause. Grateful to Donald Trump , State Secretary Mike Pompeo, all American friends for a shoulder of strong support and unwavering solidarity with Ukraine!” Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.

    In addition, Poroshenko …

  • The state of North Carolina recognizes Holodomor as genocide against Ukrainian people

    The American state of North Carolina recognized Holodomor 1932-1933 as genocide against the Ukrainian people and became the 19th state to join the commemoration of the 85th anniversary of the tragedy, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the USA.

    On October 4, the US Senate officially recognized Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. On October 10, the state of Utah officially recognized Holodomor as genocide and declared November 24 a Memorial Day for the …

  • Ukraine: Russian military refuses to serve in Donbas

    The command of the Russian armed forces in the Donbas is intensively calling for more and more Russian military. However, they are massively refusing to serve, in particular, due to the unofficial status of their service there, stated the speaker of the Ministry of Defense, Dmytro Hutsulyak, during a briefing, with reference to the information of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

    According to the speaker, since the beginning of November this year, in all …