On behalf of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk appealed to the German government to send doctors to examine Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on a hunger strike for the last week in a Russian detention center.
“On behalf of President Poroshenko, we appeal to the German side with the request to send as soon as possible Nadezhda Savchenko doctors from Germany,” Melnyk wrote on Twitter.
On Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that …
Pavel Gubarev, the head of the People's Militia of the Donbas, the leader of the Novorossiya (New Russia) Party and the former "People's Governor" of the Donetsk region, said the anti-government uprising in the southeast of Ukraine in 2014 was organized by external forces. In an interview with the local newspaper, he said that without such aid it would be impossible to effect a leadership change in other cities of Ukraine, Rosbalt reported.
Responding to a question about whether the repetition …
Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko refutes the notion that the government is in crisis, and assured attendees at the Dragon Capital investment conference in Kiev that the current Cabinet continues to fully perform its duties.
"We have a legitimate government, and we will continue to work," Jaresko said at the 12th annual conference, as reported by Interfax.
According to her, many of the rumors about the crisis in the government are due to speculation.
"I believe that the speculation …
The candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States and former United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, issued a statement in support of the people of Ukraine as well as Nadiya Savchenko and called for her immediate release.
In her statement, Clinton emphasizes that she adds her voice to those heard around the world calling for the release of Ukrainian politician and officer of the Ukrainian Ground Forces from illegal detention in Russia, TSN reported.
Following the results of a meeting with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in Ankara, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, stated that Ukraine and Turkey have agreed on reducing the cost of Turkish resorts for Ukrainians, the 112-Ukraine TV Channel reported.
“We have also agreed on the expansion of cooperation within the tourism industry, including the reduction of prices at Turkish resorts for Ukrainian citizens,” Poroshenko noted. Poroshenko also invited Turkey to …