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The United States Senate proposes to increase aid to Ukraine up to 300 million dollars in the defense budget for 2020 and significantly expand the security assistance to Ukraine, reports the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States.
"United States Senate Committee on Armed Services approved the U.S. National Defense Budget proposal for 2020", which authorizes the allocation of 300 million dollars to the Pentagon to provide security assistance to Ukraine. The amount has increased by 50 million …
On Tuesday, May 21, during a visit to Ukraine, US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry assured Kyiv that US authorities intend to prevent the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline by imposing sanctions.
According to Perry, the law imposing penalties on companies participating in the project will be adopted “in the near future”. The secretary noted that, in the USA, many oppose building the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany and stressed that the sanctions bill would pass in Congress and …
The U.S. Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, who led the American delegation to the inauguration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said that Ukrainian people can rely on the United States.
“President [Donald Trump] sent us in order to assure the people of Ukraine that they can rely on the United States, rely on our cooperation with the new president and, I hope, with the Verkhovna Rada,” said Perry while speaking to journalists in the Verkhovna Rada after the official Zelensky’s …
At a meeting with representatives of the Administration and the US Congress, who arrived in Kyiv to participate in the official inauguration ceremony, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his hope to meet US President Donald Trump soon, reports the Press-service of the President.
"The United States is a powerful and significant partner for Ukraine, primarily in overcoming Russia's aggression. We will not be able to overcome Russian aggression in the Donbas and Crimea on our own. …
The Kremlin expressed hope that the meeting between the U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place, stating that Moscow did not receive a definite decision on this matter from Washington, reports the Interfax news agency.
“We know that Trump has spoken of his desire to meet, but unfortunately we can also state that, unfortunately, (the U.S .Secretary of State Mike) Pompeo did not bring any concrete proposals about organizing such a meeting on the sidelines …
The U.S. Department of State considers appointing a chargé d'affaires instead of ambassador in Ukraine, reports ZN.ua with reference to its own diplomatic sources.
According to the publication, the most likely appointment to this position is William Taylor, who served as an ambassador in Kyiv in 2006-2009.
“The Department of State made a proposal, which is still being considered by the executive vice president of the United States Institute for Peace,” the publication writes.
“Shortly, a …
The US Department of State sent a second package of sanctions related to the poisonings of a former officer of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Russia, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter which took place in the UK to the head of department, Mike Pompeo, and the president of the United States, Donald Trump.
Deputy Secretary of State Andrea Thompson spoke on the issue at a Senate hearing, as reported by Radio Svoboda.
Thompson called the new sanctions part of an expanded strategy towards …
In an interview with Inter TV journalist Dmitry Anopchenko published on Facebook, Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani said that US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch has opposed Trump’s policies.
“Yes, part of the problem that was created for us here in the US was the ambassador who has now been removed. She, too, was part of all these efforts against President Trump. Roughly a year ago one of the congressmen said that she was assuring the Ukrainian officials that President Trump was …
Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani claims that there has been “a corrupt exchange of information” between the Ukrainians on the one hand, and Hillary Clinton’s headquarters and the US embassy in Kyiv on the other.
Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky finds himself in the hands of people who are clearly opposed to Donald Trump, Giuliani told the Ukrainian TV channel Inter in an interview. Excerpts from the interview were published on the TV channel’s Facebook page.
Trump’s attorney …
The meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, which took place on Tuesday, May 14, in Sochi, lasted 1.5 hours as reported by Interfax.
Presidential Aide for International Affairs Yury Ushakov and Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin represented Russia at the meeting. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey and Acting Deputy Secretary of State Philip Reeker …