Showing posts with label Ukraine. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ukraine. Show all posts

Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump claims win after threatening to quit NATO during tumultuous summit

Trump claims win after threatening to quit NATO
U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday claimed he had made victories over burden sharing and defense spending during the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), though reports from inside the NATO headquarters in Brussels suggested chaos and turmoil.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

White House
Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 (£300,000) to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to those involved.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ukraine tests US missile systems for first time

Ukraine tests US missile systems for first time
Ukraine tested its Javelin missile systems Tuesday for the first time since receiving the weapons from the United States to boost its defenses in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Des milliers d'Ukrainiens manifestent à Kiev en soutien à Saakachvili

ex-président géorgien Mikheïl Saakachvili
Plusieurs milliers de partisans de l'opposant et ex-président géorgien Mikheïl Saakachvili ont manifesté dimanche à Kiev pour exiger son retour en Ukraine et demander la démission du président ukrainien Petro Porochenko.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Saakashvili deported to Poland – Ukraine border service

Ukrainian opposition leader Mikhail Saakashvili
Ukrainian opposition leader Mikhail Saakashvili has been deported to Poland, Ukraine’s border service said on Monday.

Ex-President of Georgia Saakashvili Detained in Kiev

Ex-President of Georgia Saakashvili
Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, the leader of Ukraine’s Rukh Novykh Sil (or the Movement of New Forces), was detained in Kiev.

Ukraine Crisis Needs 20,000-Strong UN Force: Report

Anders Fogh Rasmussen
The United Nations should consider a force of some 20,000 soldiers from non-NATO countries and 4,000 police to help resolve the crisis in Ukraine, according to a new report to be presented to top officials this week.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Loi sur l'"occupation russe": Moscou accuse Kiev de se préparer à "une nouvelle guerre"

Moscou accuse Kiev de se préparer à "une nouvelle guerre"
La Russie a accusé jeudi les autorités ukrainiennes de se préparer à "une nouvelle guerre", après le vote en Ukraine d'une loi qualifiant d'"occupation temporaire russe" le conflit armé en cours depuis quatre ans dans l'Est du pays.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

En attendant Godot: US asks Russia to reduce violence in eastern Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked Russia to ease violence in eastern Ukraine over a phone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

German FM Suggests Brexit Model for Relations with Turkey, Ukraine. Both countries are unlikely to join the EU in the foreseeable future

Both countries are unlikely to join the 28-member bloc in the foreseeable future
The Brexit deal between the European Union and the UK could serve as a model for relations with non-EU states, particularly Turkey and Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Tuesday.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Germany, France Urge End to Renewed Fighting in East Ukraine

Renewed Fighting in East Ukraine
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are urging both sides in eastern Ukraine to live up to cease-fire agreements amid a recent upswing in clashes between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces.

US crossed the line by announcing it’s ready to supply Ukraine with lethal arms : Moscow

Washington can no longer claim the role of mediator in the Ukrainian conflict
Washington's intention to provide lethal arms to Ukraine ‘crosses a red line’ and pushes Kiev towards bloodshed, a senior Russian diplomat said.

US Agrees to Provide Lethal Aid to Ukraine: Entirely Defensive in Nature

US Agrees to Provide Lethal Aid to Ukraine
The US State Department said Friday that the United States plans to give Ukraine military assistance to help protect its territorial integrity, in a move that is purely defensive and will not violate Minsk accords.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Putin, Merkel Agree to Try to Return Russian Observers to East Ukraine

Russian Observers
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone on Thursday and agreed to work to try to create the conditions to allow Russian ceasefire observers to return to east Ukraine, the Kremlin and Berlin said.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Ukraine Releases Arrested Georgian Ex-President

former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
Kiev Pechersk District Court on Monday rejected the Ukrainian state prosecutor's request to place former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now a leader of a Ukrainian political party, under house arrest and released him from custody.

Ukraine, Netherlands discuss cooperation on MH17 crash probe

MH17 crash probe
The Ukrainian and Dutch law enforcement chiefs met here on Monday to discuss the cooperation between the two countries on the investigation of the MH17 crash, the Ukrainian Prosecutor's General Office said in a statement.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Kiev to suspend water supplies to rebel-held region in E. Ukraine

rebel-held region in E. Ukraine
The Ukrainian authorities would suspend water supplies to the area in the eastern Lugansk region controlled by pro-independence insurgents by Tuesday, a senior Ukrainian official said on Monday.

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