• Kyiv: US to allocate $200 million to strengthen Ukraine's defense and security

    Washington decided to allocate $200 million to Kyiv through the Pentagon to strengthen Ukraine’s security and defense in 2018, as stated in a message on Facebook page of the Ukrainian embassy in the United States.

    The allocated funds will be spent on providing Ukraine with military equipment, logistics, and training of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as “military services”. This decision to provide financial assistance to Kyiv “shows the resolve of the US to support of Ukraine in …

  • Ukraine condemns statement by Italian minister regarding Crimea

    Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin has reported that those who justify Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the violations of international law associated with these actions will pay for it.

    This statement was made by the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Twitter on July 20th, commenting on the words of the Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini, who had claimed in an interview with The Washington Post that Russia had the …

  • First Ukrainian nuclear power plant unit starts working solely on US fuel

    The third power generating unit of the South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant (SUNPP) is the first unit in Ukraine to operate on nuclear fuel assemblies of the Japanese-American company Westinghouse, reported Energoatom’s (Ukraine's state-owned nuclear plants operator) press service on Thursday, July 19.

    The reactor used to work on the combine fuel from Russian TVEL Fuel Company. SUNPP plans to transition its second power unit and four other power units from the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant to …

  • Ukraine expresses concern over the OSCE data leak to Russia

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed its concern about the report of security threats against the members of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine coming from the possible interference of Russian Federation intelligence services in their work, as stated in the commentary of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

    "In this regard, the Foreign Ministry asked the OSCE SMM to share the measures to be taken to prevent such cases in the future. Ukraine condemns any actions …

  • Media: Russia prepares sanctions against Ukrainian companies and politicians

    The Russian Government is preparing sanctions against Ukraine. Several hundred individuals and entities including big businessmen and politicians will be subject to restrictions, reported the newspaper Kommersant.

    The sanctions will affect “several hundred individuals and about a hundred entities,” including businessmen, politicians and officials. The Russian Federation’s Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance will be coordinated in this policy by …