• 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 …

  • Media: information on Russian hypersonic weapons leaked to foreign intelligence agencies

    The Federal Security Service of Russia (FSB) began executing search warrants as part of the investigation into the leak of the data related to the development of the hypersonic weapons, the newspaper Kommersant reports.

    According to the newspaper, the searches were executed at the Russian Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMash) and the office of the director of the United Rocket and Space Corporation (URSC), Dmitry Payson.

    Kommersant writes that the FSB is questioning …

  • 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 …

  • Putin announces Russian foreign policy change

    At a meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives at the Russian Foreign Affairs Ministry on Thursday, July 19, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that foreign policy should be more economically-oriented to match the rising tide of protectionism on the world stage, TASS reports.

    According to Putin, the principle of competition and openness in global trade is becoming more frequently replaced by protectionism, economic benefit and expediency, by ideological conjuncture and political …