Category Archives: Zelensky

Office says Zelensky to bring up “difficult issues” when he meets with Putin

23:45, 28.05.21 Such summit should take place in a third, neutral country, the adviser to the President’s Office chief says. The President’s Office intends to include “difficult issues” in the agenda of the summit of President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. That’s according to Mykhailo Podolyak, the adviser to the head of the President’s Office, who spoke

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Biden to speak with Zelensky before meeting with Putin – Foreign Ministry

21:45, 28.05.21 – UNIAN The Ukrainian diplomacy is convinced that the U.S. will go for no compromises with Russia on Ukraine. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is preparing negotiations between the presidents of Ukraine and the United States, Volodymyr Zelensky and Joe Biden. The two leaders will talk ahead of the summit of the U.S. President and his

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Yevhen Mahda: Road to hell

By Yevhen Mahda Ukraine meets the second anniversary of Volodymyr Zelensky’s presidency in a crisis. There is no reason to believe that the latest staffing changes in the government will significantly turn the situation around. Unfortunately, instead of a military threat from Russia, we risk getting the prospect of the Kremlin establishing economic control over our country. The fall in Ukraine’s

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Medvedchuk and Co: what will happen to the oligarchs in Ukraine, Zelenskyy said

The process of de-oligarchization in Ukraine will continue until all oligarchs become simply representatives of large business. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, informs UATV with reference to the press service of the President’s Office. The head of the state named 2 ideas from which the process of Ukraine’s transformation began. “The first – it is necessary

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Channel 5 was not allowed to attend the press conference of Zelensky and Blinken

In the event, there are film crews of TV channels “Ukraine” and “1 + 1”. Channel 5 reported that their film crew was not accredited for a May 6 press conference by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken . The channel’s journalists sent registration documents the day before, but were denied due to “quarantine restrictions.” According to Channel 5, the film conferences of

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Merkel, Macron, Zelensky call on Putin to pull troops from Ukraine borders

22:00, 16.04.21 – UNIAN The three leaders have expressed concern over the build-up of Russian military forces at the border with Ukraine and in the occupied Crimea. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have called on Russia to withdraw its troops from the Ukrainian borders, reads a press release posted following the talks. The

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Zelensky says Biden’s talks with Putin on Ukraine would lack substance without him

23:00, 16.04.21 – UNIAN At the same time, such powers should maintain dialogue, Zelensky believes. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has welcomed Joe Biden’s offer to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to hold a bilateral summit amid rising tensions. “Regarding Biden’s proposal to meet Putin in a third country, some countries said that they are open for this. I think it’s

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Opposition Platform – For Life initiates impeachment of President Zelensky

The Opposition Platform – For Life faction is initiating an impeachment of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, MP, co-chairman of the Opposition Platform – For Life party Vadym Rabinovych said. “Today, for the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, three leading TV channels have been turned off at once … The existence of a democratic independent Ukraine is under

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Ukraine has lost its way

By Yuri Polakiwsky Canadian-born veteran political commentator, strategist, and consultant specialising in foreign policy and transatlantic relations. Based in Kyiv, Polakiwsky is a noted writer and lecturer. His latest book is “Ukraine – A Lament of a Promise”. Ukraine has lost its way. Its chosen road towards transforming itself from a corrupt, post-Soviet thinking culture into a rules-based society has

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US can strengthen Normandy format negotiations, help in Donbas reintegration and Crimea de-occupation, – Zelensky

08:32, 20 December 2020 – 112UA According to Zelensky, Ukraine definitely cannot do without the United States on the issue of Crimea, which is not on the agenda of the Normandy format and the Minsk agreements. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky  believes that the newly elected US President Joe Biden can strengthen negotiations in the Normandy format, and the US

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ukraine: Zelensky invites UN to develop joint plan for Donbas restoration

08:30, 25 October 2020 – 112 UA Zelensky also called on the UN to take part in the implementation of the project to provide Donbas with drinking water. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky invited the UN to develop a joint plan for the restoration of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This proposal was made during a meeting with the United Nations resident coordinator

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Zelensky believes it is possible to reach agreement with Putin on peace, return of occupied territories, although it’s very difficult

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky believes that it is possible to reach agreements with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to end the war in Donbas and return the occupied territories to Ukraine, although this is very difficult to do. “I believe in this. Otherwise, I would not run for President of Ukraine. It is very difficult, and here

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Revenge Voting: Ukraine Prepares to Go to the Polls

For Zelensky’s team, used to winning landslide victories, the outcome of the upcoming local elections will be dispiriting and will fan the flames of internal strife. The autumn has brought with it new problems for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The ceasefire established with difficulty in the Donbas is hanging by a thread, the crisis in Belarus has destroyed relations with

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Zelenskyy puts Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic future at risk

UkraineAlert by Mykola Vorobiov Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has begun the fall 2020 season with a series of scandals and negative headlines that reflect the increasingly grim outlook for a politician who just eighteen months ago was hailed as the face of a new Ukraine. Zelenskyy promised to end an era of corruption stretching back to the dawn of Ukrainian

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Ukrainian MPs endanger independence of key anti-corruption body and country’s international support

Article by: Olena Makarenko On 17 September, Ukrainian MPs voted for a decision that puts international financial support for the country under risk and threatens the independence of a key anti-corruption institution. In particular, the Parliament voted for the members of the commission which selects the head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office. Previously, NGOs fighting against corruption, Ukraine’s international

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Head of Russia’s State Duma condemns intention of Ukrainian authorities to prosecute Ukraine’s opposition MPs who visited Moscow

21:47, 4 September 2020 – Source : 112 Ukraine According to Vyacheslav Volodin, the initiators of the criminal case are destroying the agreements that exist within the framework of the Normandy format. Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Viacheslav Volodin condemned the intention of the Ukrainian authorities to start criminal prosecution of MPs from the Opposition Platform – For

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Zelensky to address UN General Assembly on Sept 23 – Mendel

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky plans to address the United Nations General Assembly online on September 23, presidential press secretary Iuliia Mendel has told Ukrinform. “Despite the global coronavirus pandemic and the cancellation of many events, the UN General Assembly will be held online. In particular, the UN has prepared a preliminary table of online speeches by heads of state and

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Whistleblower MP expelled from ruling party says Zelensky must go

By Bermet Talant. In one year, Geo Leros, once an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky and lawmaker with his party, turned into an outspoken critic who called on the president to resign. The president called him a bribe-taker and traitor. On the first day of the new parliamentary session on Sept. 1, Leros was expelled from the ruling party Servant of the

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Wagner in Belarus: Ukrainian journalists cry treason as high officials suspected of blowing MID special op

YURI ZORIA In late July, Belarusian law enforcers arrested 33 Russian mercenaries from the Wagner group on their territory. The goal of their stay in Belarus was unclear. Ukraine wanted Belarus to hand over 28 of them since they fought against Ukraine in the Ukrainian region of the Donbas. All of them, except one Belarusian citizen, were handed over to

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Zelensky calls for revote in Belarus

The move would “calm everyone down” and “be fair”, the president notes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called for the Belarus authorities to hold a new election to ease mounting tensions. “Let’s imagine that I’m confident about myself, I’m confident in the people’s votes, I’m a confident person. How can I calm everyone down? I would definitely say: ‘In one

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