Contents tagged with Poroshenko

  • Poroshenko awards 300 medals to Ukrainian servicemen

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko recognized soldiers who demonstrated heroism, courage and professionalism during combat missions in the Donbas region, the president’s press service reported. Of the 300 medals given by Poroshenko, 22 were awarded posthumously.

    Of those honored 282 were members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (including 22 killed and 51 wounded), 17 were members of the National Guard, and one was a serviceman of the State Border Service.

    All awarded soldiers proved …

  • Poroshenko: More evidence that Russia violated Minsk Agreements

    During his trip to Brussels, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said there is mounting evidence that Russia has violated the Minsk Agreements.

    "Regarding the discussion between members of the EU about extending the sanctions against Russia, I brought even more evidence of Russia's failure to comply with the Minsk Agreements; the supply of arms, and the sending of troops to the territory of Ukrainian”, Poroshenko said.

    Poroshenko is in the midst of his two day trip to the Belgian capital. …

  • Ukrainian President: Moscow will not stop us from free trade zone with EU

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, noted that Moscow’s disapproval  of the  free trade zone between Ukraine and the EU will be unsuccessful. He discussed this among other things in an interview with Ukrainian TV channels published December 6.

    "If someone in Kremlin wants us to ask their permission for a free trade zone with EU, it will not happen. We will not give in to any blackmail," the President said and added that the Free Trade Agreement will come into effect starting January 1 2 …

  • Merkel and Holland to Poroshenko - Not talking about Eastern Ukraine this time.

    The main topic slated to be discussed in Berlin at the talks with President Pososhenko, Chancellor Merkel and President Holland, will be the ongoing reforms in Ukraine. The will be no time given to the situation in Eastern Ukraine and violations of ceasefire.German Chancellor and French president are not intending to distance themselves from Vladimir Putin on the issues of Ukraine, reports Deutsche Welle.These talks do not in any way mean formation of new coalition to stop the aggression, …