Contents tagged with Tymoshenko

  • Tymoshenko claims that Donbas could be returned to Ukraine sooner than Crimea

    The Ukrainian presidential candidate and leader of the Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) party, Yulia Tymoshenko, believes that Ukraine can take back the uncontrolled areas of Donbas sooner than the annexed Crimea.

    “As for the Donbas, we need to start the right negotiation process in the right format,” she said in an interview with journalist Dmitry Gordon.

    The politician promised that in case of her victory in the presidential elections she would organize “Budapest format” negotiations, which would …

  • EU denies Tymoshenko’s claims that case against Poroshenko have been opened in Europe

    The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) has not opened any investigations against President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, reports European Truth (European Pravda) news outlet.

    “OLAF confirms that there are no investigations related to the president of Ukraine. In case of any new information that may be of interest to the investigation, the OLAF will evaluate it in the context of our usual procedures, ”reads the press service of the EU Delegation to Ukraine statement.

    On March 23, the …

  • Volker: there is personal animosity between Putin and Poroshenko

    There is “personal enmity” between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, observed US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker during a video conference for European reporters.

    Volker said that officially Washington does not support any specific candidate in Ukraine’s upcoming presidential elections.

    “We advocate the principles of the simple democratic institutes, reforms to fight corruption, security, and also the restoration of the sovereignty and …

  • Leader of Ukraine's Fatherland party accuses President Poroshenko of planning to disrupt Presidential Elections

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is planning to disrupt the country’s Presidential Elections by unleashing a massive war in the Donbas, said Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko on Pershyi TV news. The video was posted on her Facebook page.

    “He wants additional territories of Ukraine to be seized. Therefore, he wants to impose martial law and not to hold elections at all,” the politician stated.

    She also noted that it is an extremely dangerous plan to escalate the …