Contents tagged with Russian agression

  • Kyiv: Bill on reintegration of Donbas is almost ready, Russia is called ‘country-aggressor’

    The bill on the reintegration of the Donbass is 99.9% ready for submission to the Ukrainian parliament, said Iryna Lutsenko, the representative of the President of Ukraine in the Verkhovna Rada, Channel 5 reports.

    "The bill on the reintegration of the Donbas, that is, the law on state policy and the direction of state policy on the return and restoration of the Donbas, is completed," Lutsenko stressed. She clarified that "this project, in fact, is 99.9% complete. It was reviewed. Consultations …

  • Poland to spend additional $55 billion over 15 years on strengthening its defense

    Over the next 15 years, Poland will allocate additional $55 billion to army modernization due to Russia’s continued aggressive behavior, said Polish Deputy Minister of National Defense Tomasz Szatkowski, Reuters reports.

     “Poland will allocate an additional 200 billion zloty ($55 billion) to defense in the next 15 years to modernize its army due to the signs of growing aggression from Russia,"  he stated. According to Szatkowsky, this step corresponds with Polish government plans to gradually …

  • Polish Foreign Ministry: There is no Ukrainian crisis, there is Russia’s aggression against Ukraine

    Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told RIA Novosti in an interview that there is no Ukrainian crisis, but there is Moscow’s aggression against Kyiv.

    “Let’s start by identifying problems. There is no Ukrainian crisis, there is Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. Russia sent its forces to capture the Crimea, Russia initiated the rebellion in the Donbas,” the head of the foreign policy department stressed.

    “We all know who sent the forces: Russia deployed the forces to capture the …

  • Ukraine sends a letter to the EU citing ‘Russian aggression’ as the reason for blocking access to Russian websites

    Ukraine sent a letter to the Council of Europe detailing its official position on the blocking of Russian Internet sites and the introduction of economic sanctions against companies from the Russian Federation.

    According to the Evropeiska Pravda publication, the European Council posted a notice about the receipt of this document from Ukraine on its web site dedicated to the safety of journalists.

    “The aggression of the Russian Federation and the problems that Ukraine faces require appropriate …

  • Intelligence officer who died in Kyiv provided evidence of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine

    The military intelligence official who died in Kyiv as a result of a terrorist act was Colonel Maxim Shapoval, who was commander of the core intelligence and provided evidence of Russia’s involvement in military aggression against Ukraine, writes LB.ua citing a source in law enforcement bodies of Ukraine.

    “It’s thanks to him that Ukraine could substantiate its position at the Hague regarding Russia’s involvement in military aggression, and before that he provided all such documented facts …

  • ‘Russian Aggression’ memorial complex to be built in Kyiv

    A memorial complex in honor of the participants of the Ukraine's war in the Donbas will be installed near the Pechersk Hills in Kyiv, not far from the Motherland Monument as relayed to Vesti newspaper by Anatoly Gaydamaka, a major artist from the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War. He, according to the publication, will also take part in a competition for the best memorial exposition.

    The complex, as Gaydamaka specified to Vesti, will be created under the name ‘ …

  • Macierewicz: Safe Ukraine means safe Poland and Europe

    The Minister of National Defence of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz, emphasized the strategic nature of the cooperation between his country and Ukraine and the need for further development of bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the defence sector. Following the results of the meeting with the Ukrainian Minister of Defence, Stepan Poltorak, Macierewicz told journalists, “Ukraine is a strategic partner of Poland and our absolute priority. That is why I paid my first visit as a Minister …