• Trump supporters accuse Obama of organizing Maidan

    Protests were held in several cities across the US, where participants expressed a number of accusations against the previous U.S. administration. The protests were timed to coincide with the anniversary of the revolution in Ukraine.

    Protesters meeting near UN headquarters promoted a version of events that claimed that former president Barack Obama and billionaire George Soros had a hand in the change of power in Ukraine.

    The activists emphasized that the same people are now trying to remove …

  • Chairwomen of the National Bank of Ukrain: The former owners of PrivatBank could face criminal charges

    The Chairwomen of the National Bank of Ukraine, Valeriya Hontaryeva, stated in an interview with Reuters that the former owners of PrivatBank could face criminal charges if auditors reveal that they intentionally brought the financial institution to bankruptcy.

    According to her, the National Bank of Ukraine hired the international audit and consulting firm, Ernst & Young to conduct an audit of PrivatBank. Ernst & Young will verify the solvency of companies that received loans from the former …

  • Groysman: Ukraine has achieved full economic independence from Russia in the defense sector

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, stated that Ukraine has achieved full economic independence from Russia in the defense sector, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported.

    “The work on import substitution was successfully completed. We were traditionally attached to the Russian economy, due to the aircraft construction and defense sector. Today, we have reached full import substitution. In general, the majority of products are manufactured by Ukrainian enterprises. …

  • Ukraine will work with western partners to tighten sanctions against Russia for recognizing 'documents' of the separatist republics

    Ukrainian leadership intends to hold negotiations with western partners regarding a possible tightening of sanctions against Russia in connection with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s issuing of a decree to recognise the “documents” of the separatist republics, reported Oleksiy Makeyev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

    “The President clearly specified that such destructive acts of the Kremlin must be brought to discussion in the EU, with our main partners, not to ease the …

  • Former U.S. Ambassador John Herbst: Extradition of Firtash would be good for Ukraine

    The extradition of billionaire Dmytro Firtash to the United States of America, if it really happens, would be a good sign for Ukraine, as stated by the former United States Ambassador to Ukraine, John Herbst, in his interview with the Voice of America. He recalled the negative role played by Dmytro Firtash in Ukrainian-Russian relations.

    "Firtash was a businessman and was associated with the corrupt deals between the Kremlin and the leaders in Ukraine – the corrupt gas deals,” John Herbst …