• Prime Minister of Ukraine announces his resignation

    The resignation will be submitted to the Parliament of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada, on April 12th.

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his decision during his weekly TV address.

    "I have decided to submit my resignation from the position of the Prime Minister of Ukraine. On Tuesday, April 12th, the resignation will be submitted to Verkhovna Rada." Yatsenyuk stated.

    The rumors about Yatsenyuk's resignation circulated as early as February. The Press Secretary of the Prime Minister …

  • OSCE mission came under fire in the Donetsk region

    On Saturday, April 9th, OSCE observers came under fire on territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities in Zaitseve (Donetsk region), according to the Special Monitoring Mission’s report. No one was injured in the attack.

    The patrol, consisting of five OSCE monitors in two armored vehicles, as well as the Ukrainian representative of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (STSKK), heard an explosion at 12:52 pm, most likely caused by an 82-mm mortar or gun, at a …

  • Belarus supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine without Crimea

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, emphasized the need to preserve the territorial integrity of Ukraine, not including the annexed Crimea, as reported by news agency RBC.

    Makei noted that Belarus’ support is based on the recognition of Crimea as part of Russia, who owns the peninsula. "In politics we must work within realities. As our President has repeatedly said: we must move forward based on who Crimea belongs to. Our economic cooperation in the past has not evolved …

  • MEPs: The fate of Ukraine's Association Agreement should not be decided by 0.6% of the EU population

    The fate of Ukraine's Association Agreement with the European Union should not be decided by 0.6% of the EU population, according to a joint statement of the head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Elmar Brok, the co-Chairperson of the Association Committee of the EU and Ukraine, Andriy Plenkovich, and the Rapporteur on Ukrainian Affairs of the EP, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski.

    "We stress that the Association Agreement has already been ratified by 27 countries of the EU, the …

  • Canadian instructors trained 150 Ukrainian soldiers

    Representatives of the Ukrainian Military Law-Enforcement Service were trained in "pre-trial investigation" and "use of physical coercion" courses taught by instructors of the Canadian Forces Military Police Group. This was announced at a briefing by the press secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Oleksiy Chernobay, the UNN news agency reports.

    "Also, in the framework of the Committee of Reforms of the Defense Ministry and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, military training of the Military Law- …