Politics

Poroshenko to visit Luhansk region on August 22

UkrInform

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make a working visit to Luhansk region on Tuesday, August 22, according to a statement posted on the website of Luhansk Regional State Administration.

Ukraine envoy outraged over AfD leader's Crimea statement

UNIAN

Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk has expressed his indignation over the recent statement by the leader of the German political party Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) Alexander Gauland regarding Crimea's annexation.

PM Groysman to meet with Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Zeev Elkin

UkrInform

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman tomorrow will hold a meeting with EnvironmentalProtection Minister of Israel Zeev Elkin, the Ukrainian government’s press service reports.

Putin appoints Anatoly Antonov Russia’s new ambassador to U.S.

UNIAN

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new ambassador to the U.S. Deputy Anatoly Antonov, 62, a hard-line critic of U.S. foreign policy, who was Russia’s deputy foreign minister.

Poroshenko to visit Kharkiv region on August 22

UkrInform

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make a working visit to Kharkiv region on Tuesday, Kharkiv Regional State Administration has told an Ukrinform correspondent.

President Poroshenko: Most difficult times behind us, Ukraine withstood the test

UkrInform

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has reassured that Ukraine’s most difficult times are behind.

Week’s milestones. Tymoshenko's slip, Shabunin's case, and security dialectics

UNIAN

Yulia Tymoshenko with her hasty Facebook comment complicated her entry into the new political season. Mikheil Saakashvili continues to show serious intentions to return to Ukraine. Vitaly Shabunin publicly tried on himself the role of "mind, dignity, and conscience" of all anti-graft ac...

Volker meets with Surkov in Minsk, to join Mattis in Kyiv

KyivPost

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker will be in Kyiv this week to participate in Ukraine’s Independence Day celebrations, as well as underline America’s commitment to its strategic partnership with the country. On Monday U.S. Special Repre...

Visit of U.S. Secretary of Defense to be of great importance for strengthening defense capability...

UkrInform

President Petro Poroshenko hopes that talks with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who will arrive in Kyiv on Independence Day, will be of great importance for strengthening of the defense capability of Ukraine.

Program for development of rural medicine to be presented soon – Poroshenko

UkrInform

In the near future, a program for the development of rural medicine will be presented. UAH 4 billion will be allocated from the special fund of the state budget for this program.

Poroshenko says Russia may provoke hot phase of war

UNIAN

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that the Kremlin could provoke a hot phase of the war, president’s speaker Sviatoslav Tsegolko quoted the head of state as saying Monday.

Yanukovych gets new lawyer in treason trial

UkrInform

The Regional Center for the Provision of Free Secondary Legal Aid in Kyiv has chosen Maksym Herasko as a new lawyer for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in the treason case.

Putin’s aide Surkov playing central role in supervising Donbas militants - media

UNIAN

Ahead of a Monday meeting between the U.S. special representative for Ukraine negotiations, Kurt Volker, and Vladimir Putin’s top aide Vladimir Surkov, Fox Business published a report on the latter’s immense role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Mattis elaborates on agenda of Ukraine Independence Day visit

UNIAN

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis during his upcoming visit to Kyiv August 24 will emphasize the U.S. commitment to strategic partnership with Ukraine, according to U.S. Department of Defense.

Poltorak comments on Mattis's visit to Ukraine: I hope for constructive dialogue and cooperation

UkrInform

Defense Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak expects a constructive dialogue and cooperation with the U.S. following the visit of U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis to Kyiv.

Schools in Avdiivka ready for September 1 - Iryna Gerashchenko

UkrInform

All five schools in the frontline town of Avdiivka in Donetsk region are ready for September 1.

U.S. Special Representative Volker to visit Kyiv on August 23

UkrInform

U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker will visit Kyiv on August 23, the U.S. Department of State has reported.

Ukrainian envoy says ties with UAE broadening – media

UNIAN

The UAE has become a 'key partner' for Ukraine with a relationship now spanning 25 years, according to Ukrainian Ambassador to the UAE Yuriy Polurez, according to Khaleej Times.

Ukraine rocket technology not leaked to North Korea, ambassador says

UNIAN

Ukraine's Ambassador to Japan Ihor Kharchenko has denied a recent claim that a state-owned plant in his country leaked rocket-engine technology possibly used by North Korea to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles, The Japan Times has reported.

Visit of U.S. Secretary of Defense can influence situation in Crimea and conflict zone in Donbas ...

UkrInform

A meeting of President Petro Poroshenko and Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis can positively influence the future of anti-Russian sanctions, as well as the situation in the conflict zone in Donbas and Crimea.