• Ukraine calls on Russia to stop repressions in Crimea

    Mariana Betsa, spokesperson for the Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Ministry, posted on Twitter that Ukraine reminds Russia of its reponsibility to put an end to the repression in annexed Crimea.

    "December 10th is a Human Rights Day. We demand that the Russian Federation stop repressions in the occupied Crimea and release all political prisoners and illegally detained persons," Betsa said. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said on International Human Rights Day that "the criminal aggression of …

  • Supporters of Saackashvili broke windows of Roshen store near the SBU detention center

    Supporters of the former governor of the Odessa region and leader of the Movement of New Forces party, Mikheil Saakashvili, smashed the shop-window of the Roshen confectionery store near the "investigation isolation facility” (SIZO) of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Kyiv, where the politician is being detained, as reported by RBC-Ukraine.

    Roshen is owned by the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, but it has been transferred to the management of the Rothschild Trust.

    In Kyiv, …

  • Poroshenko: Ukraine’s GDP growing for sixth consecutive quarter

    Ukraine’s gross domestic product is growing for the sixth consecutive quarter, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.

    According to him, the state budget for 2018 adopted by the Verkhovna Rada is a budget of growth.

    “And thanks to the country’s economic achievements, we will increase the social living standards, which will be felt by all Ukrainians,” Poroshenko promised.

    Earlier the Ukrainian president reacted positively to the Verkhovna Rada’s adoption of a state budget for 20 …

  • Klimkin: someone wants to disrupt Polish President Duda’s visit to Ukraine

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin condemned the provocation directed at the Polish bus outside of Lviv, and suggested that someone is trying desperately to disrupt Polish President Andrzej Duda’s visit.

    “I strongly condemn the provocation directed at the Polish bus which was parking outside of Lviv. There were no casualties! Someone is desperately trying to cause a quarrel between us and Poland, and disrupt President A. Duda’s visit,” Klimkin said in a tweet.

    Klimkin was referring to …

  • Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Ukraine will raise issue of Hungary fulfilling its obligations to NATO

    Ukraine intends to raise the issue of Hungary’s fulfilling its obligations at the meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission, which will be held at the ambassadorial level on December 14 in Brussels, Belgium, as reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. 

    “We plan to draw the attention of NATO member states to the need for Hungary to comply with its obligations to NATO during the meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission at the ambassadorial level on December 14, 2017 in Brussels,” the …