Category Archives: Zelensky

Ukrainian prime minister submits resignation after tapes

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister submitted his resignation Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country’s president knows nothing about the economy. In a Facebook post, Oleksiy Honcharuk said that he had given his resignation to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. “I took this post to implement the president’s program. He is an example of transparency and

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Zelenskyy suspected of private meetings with Russian officials during Oman trip

Editor’s Note At the moment when Ukrainian flight PS 752 was shot down over Teheran, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was in Oman. He did not announce this visit publicly until pro-Russian Ukrainian media Strana.ua, which is reportedly financed by Russia, published photos of Zelenskyy in Oman’s most expensive hotel, the Al Bustan Palace Ritz-Carlton, on 5 January. Three days later,

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Pompeo phoned Zelensky to find out what he was doing in Oman – Yeliseyev

13-1-20 US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo telephoned President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to find out what he is doing in Oman. The diplomat, adviser to the fifth president of Ukraine Konstantin Yeliseyev has declared it on the air of the TV channel ‘Direct’, Censor informs. He said that there were only two people in the so-called ‘delegation’, which arrived

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President was supposed to explain the release of Berkut to hundreds of Heavenly families, but went to the opening of the bridge

Sometimes the only thing left when dealing with a cannibal is to simply stand by his victim. By eater, I mean Putin and his regime. He unscrewed our hands and put us in a situation that basically should not be. I just returned from the court of appeal, which released the Berkutsk people under personal obligation. Everyone understood what the decision of the

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Ukraine: Head of President’s Office Bohdan secretly met with oligarch Kolomoysky

19:18, 27 December 2019 Kolomoysky himself denies meeting with Bogdan The head of the President’s Office, Andriy Bohdan, allegedly secretly met with Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoysky and his business partners. A new journalistic investigation of the ‘Scheme’ stated this. December 25, according to journalists, Bohdan met with the head of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolev. And after that I went to one of the

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TV personality Antin Mukharsky: Open Letter to Showman Zelenskyy

Article by: Antin Mukharsky Background Note Antin Mukharsky is a well-known Ukrainian writer, musician, stage actor and television personality. His famous alter ego is Orest Liutyy, Professor of Anthropology, who appears on stage to sing Ukrainian patriotic and parody songs, what he calls “Fierce Ukrainization”.  In February 2014, he performed on the Maidan, including clandestine concerts for Pravy Sektor, and

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Vitaly Portnikov: Putin is preparing a new trap for Zelenskyy

2019/12/16 – 18:35 In an interview with Channel One-Russia, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov announced that it was possible to change the Minsk protocol only if the Ukrainian side cooperated with the puppet administration of the “People’s Republics” (“DNR/LNR”). “Who can work on Minsk-3?” Two parties… Therefore, if Ukrainian experts join the contact group and sit at the same table

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Russian TV axes show starring Ukraine's leader after Putin joke

Zelenskiy sitcom lasted just one night after alluding to Putin in crude sub-language A Russian television channel has abruptly cancelled a sitcom starring Ukraine’s president after an allusion to a crude joke about Vladimir Putin was aired in Russia’s far east. The political satire Servant of the People served as a platform for the former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy to gain

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Zelensky expects 72 Ukrainian hostages to be freed from Russia-occupied Donbas

04:20, 10 December 2019 The Ukrainian president wants this to happen by the year’s end. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has announced the Normandy Four leaders in Paris on December 9 backed the idea that there should be an exchange of detainees as a result of which 72 Ukrainian hostages may return home from Russia-occupied Donbas. “The exchange. Honestly, ‘all for

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Putin’s press secretary: Zelensky and Putin shook hands when meeting

This is the first meeting between Zelensky and Putin Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian leader Vladimir Putin shook hands before the Normandy Summit. Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said this, RIA News reported. It is worth noting that this is the first meeting of Zelensky and Putin. As we reported, the peace negotiations, known as the Normandy format, started

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Thousands gather on Maidan for ‘Red Lines for Zelensky’ rally before Normandy talks

By Natalia Datskevych, Kostyantyn Chernichkin. The day before Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and the leaders of France, Germany and Russia will meet to negotiate peace under the Normandy Four format, several thousand people attended a rally at central Independence Square, or Maidan, to demand adherence to what they call “Red Lines” for the Dec. 9 summit. The rally was organized by a wide swath

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RT disinformation outlet: Ukraine claims Russia returned seized ships ‘ruined & without TOILETS’

Reader warning:  Russia Today (RT) is a Kremlin-funded propaganda outlet that produces only Kremlin-approved information that is usually the opposite of reality. 21 Nov, 2019 14:03 Kiev (Kyiv) is claiming that Russia removed even mundane things such as lamps and toilet bowls (which have become rare commodities in Russia) from the ships they returned after last year’s naval clash (attack), but

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Leader of Batkivshchyna party faction replies to Zelensky’s offensive statement about opposition

“We hope to see you at office parties… you could bring your piano”, Yulia Tymoshenko posted on Facebook, referring to Zelensky’s indignant performance at Vecherniy Kvartal comedy show; as is known, prior to becoming a President of Ukraine, Zelensky used to be the actor Yulia Tymoshenko, the head of Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) party faction in the Ukrainian Parliament reacted to the

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Putin seeks to put Donbas on Ukraine’s neck like a collar – Sentsov

21:20, 16 November 2019 The film director believes that there can be no successful reintegration of Donbas while Putin is in power in Russia. Former Russian political prisoner, Ukrainian film director and activist Oleh Sentsov believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin does not want to give the occupied Donbas back to Ukraine, but rather turn it into Ukraine’s collar. In

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Taylor explains significance of U.S. assistance for Ukraine to deter Russian aggression

09:00, 14 November 2019 The U.S. Charge d’affaires for Ukraine has stressed that the Russians are looking for any sign of weakness and any sign that support for Ukraine would be withdrawn. U.S. assistance for Ukraine aimed to help the country deter Russian aggression is a significant element, which gives Ukraine a stronger negotiating position in talks to end the

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U.S. welcomes disengagement in Zolote, calls on Russia to withdraw all forces from Donbas

23:30, 04 November 2019 Diplomats believe that the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops helps restore Ukrainian sovereignty. The United States Embassy in Kyiv says it welcomes the completion of the disengagement of forces in the area of Zolote, urging the Russian Federation to withdraw all of its forces from eastern Ukraine. “We welcome the completion of withdrawal of forces and hardware

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