Contents tagged with Ukraine

  • Chinese Ambassador in Kyiv named sectors of the Ukrainian economy in which Chinese investors are interested

    China and Ukraine together should master the international market. This was stated by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of China in Ukraine, Du Wei at a press conference on the occasion of the establishment of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and China. He stressed that the stage at which economic relations between the two countries were limited to trade alone has passed.

    According to Du Wei, later China and Ukraine should follow the path of joint …

  • US State Department representative will visit Ukraine to discuss military assistance programs

    The U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs, Ambassador Tina Kaidanow, will visit Ukraine next week to discuss military assistance programs, the State Department said in a message.

    The report says that Kaidanow will visit Germany, Estonia and Ukraine on April 23-29 to discuss a number of international security issues.

    "In Estonia and Ukraine, Ambassador Kaidanow will meet with civilian and defense officials to discuss a wide range of political-military issues, …

  • A mistake in 20 thousand people. Why General Nazarov publicly disproves Poroshenko

    Author: Dmytro Snegiryov, Head of Prava Sprava public initiative.

    On September 6, 2016, while making an annual speech to Parliament, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko discussed the number of pro-Russian fighters in the separatist-held Donbas. "The pro-Russian separatist forces in the Donbas amount to almost 38,500 people, more than 600 tanks, 1,250 combat armored vehicles, 750 artillery systems, and about 300 multiple launch rocket systems," Poroshenko said.

    On February 22, 2017, …

  • Chinese Ambassador in Kyiv: China is ready to establish a visa-free regime for Ukrainians

    China is ready to establish a visa-free regime with Ukraine, as stated by Chinese Ambassador Du Wei.

    "The Chinese government is constantly working to provide comfortable conditions for Ukrainian guests who travel to China. I want to clearly express our position: China is ready at any time, on the principle of equality and mutual benefit, to take new measures to facilitate the travel of people between our countries, including the implementation of a visa-free policy," Du Wei said at a press …

  • IMF: Pension reform in Ukraine is an important condition for the next loan

    The implementation of pension reforms in Ukraine is an important condition for the cooperation between Kyiv and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Director of the IMF's European Department, Poul Thomsen said, UNIAN reports.

    According to Thomsen, within the framework of pension reform, it is necessary to raise the retirement age, which will lead to a reduction in the deficit of the Pension Fund of Ukraine. According to the Director of the European Department of the IMF, Ukraine has the …

  • Ukraine connects all international checkpoints to Interpol base

    Ukraine connected all of its international checkpoints to the Interpol system. This was reported by Deputy Interior Minister Vadim Troyan during a briefing at the Boryspil airport on Thursday.

    "Ukraine connected to the Interpol database in August 2015. For a year and a half we managed to connect all the international checkpoints to the system. During that time the State Border Guard Service checked almost 3,500 operations. The most common crimes are fraud, participation in terrorist groups and …

  • Turchynov: Russia’s divisions are capable of invading Ukraine in 2-3 hours

    Oleksandr Turchynov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine, considers it possible that the joint Belarusian-Russian “Zapad 2017” military exercises could be preparation for an offensive operation by Russia.

    He made a statement to this effect during his speech which was broadcast by TV channel 112 Ukraine.

    “A group of Russian ground forces is already deployed along the national borders of Ukraine, which includes up to 50,000 soldiers, not counting the …

  • Deputies from Italy, Austria and Romania visited the Yalta Economic Forum in the Crimea

    The Yalta International Economic Forum began in the Crimea on Thursday. Among its guests were deputies from Italy, Austria and Romania.

    The so-called head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, wrote on Facebook that "214 businessmen, representatives of the deputy corps and executive authorities arrived to participate in the forum from 46 countries."

    Among the participants he names the Senators of the Italian Parliament, Bartolomeo Amidei and Sergio Divina, the President of the Province of Reggio, …

  • Security Service of Ukraine will hold anti-terrorist exercises near the Crimea

    Anti-terrorist exercises will be held on April 21st in the Henichesk district of the Kherson region which borders on the Russian-annexed Crimea, as reported by Krym.Realii.

    "These are ordinary systematic drills, which we conduct from time to time," the head of the Kherson SBU HQ administration’s press service, Victoria Shakula, explained.

    According to her, the exercise will be conducted by the Coordinating Group of the Antiterrorist Center under the management of SBU (Security Service of …

  • Poroshenko: Russia doesn’t need peace, it needs control

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko commented on a recent phone call in the “Normandy Format”. According to him, while talking to Russian President Vladimir Putin, he was once again convinced that the Kremlin does not need peace, but control.

    He mentioned this during a speech at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London.

    “The Russians are not interested in achieving peace. They are interested in gaining control. I felt it again on Monday, when, together with …