• Moldovan President warns Ukraine that ‘soft dialog’ didn’t help Moldova to retake Transnistria

    Moldova's President-elect, Maia Sandu, recalled that despite the country's decision to choose a "soft approach" in the Transdniestrian negotiations, it did not resolve the conflict for almost 28 years.

    "For example, Moldova has chosen a softer approach. We recognized that Transnistria is part of the negotiating format. We gave local businesses the same trade preferences that our producers have - in particular, the right of free exports to the EU under the Association Agreement. We have signed …

  • Ukraine plans to order a new batch of Turkish Bayraktar drones by the end of 2020

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense is going to purchase another batch of unmanned aerial vehicles Bayraktar TB2 manufactured by Turkey, reports Defense Express.

    Kyiv wants to use the new drones to protect the Black Sea and Sea of Azov coast. The Ministry didn’t specify how many drones will be deployed there.

    In addition to mobile control stations, which are based on UAVs themselves, Ukraine also plans to purchase several ground-based control stations. This will allow establishing a so-called " …

  • Ukraine deploys Turkish Bayraktar drones to Donbas

    According to the Russian news outlet The Military Observer, Ukraine has deployed combat drones Bayraktar TB2 to the Donbas. Six Turkish-made drones were rerportedly delivered to the Ukrainian military in Kramatorsk. The Military Observer did not provide any additional details.

    Similar information was also published on November 18 by the Ukrainian Telegram channel "Chergoviy OSS."

    The use of Bayraktar TB2 drones by the Azerbaijani army during the recent armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh has …

  • Lithuania: Ukraine can apply for NATO membership in 7 years

    Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine Valdemaras Sarapinas believes that if the necessary reforms are successfully implemented by 2027, Ukraine will be able to apply not only to the European Union, but also to NATO.

    "I think it's a realistic scenario. I would like to say the same about Ukraine's membership in NATO. I believe that nothing is impossible. I can say for sure: I don't know, maybe during this time you will be able to do it, maybe faster and you can probably become not only our active …

  • Chinese investors prepare to sue Ukraine for $3.5 billion over Motor Sich

    Chinese companies Skyrizon and Xinwei Technology, which own shares in the Ukrainian aviation company "Motor Sich" hired three international law firms to sue Ukraine for 3.5 billion dollars, reported Ukrainian partner of these Chinees companies, DCH Investment Management, which is owned by the Ukrainian oligarch Oleksandr Yaroslavskyi.

    The law firms WilmerHale, DLA Piper и Bird & Bird will be representing the Chinese side. The law firm Arzinger will be an advisor on Ukrainian law.

    The Chinese …