• Head of Ukraine’s foreign intelligence: No Russian offensive foreseen at present

    At present, Russia is not planning to take large-scale military action against Ukraine, said General Mykola Malomuzh, former head of Ukraine’s Foreign Intelligence Service between 2005 and 2010, in a comment to InfoResist.

    In his opinion, Russian troops are being brought close to the Ukrainian border primarily for the psychological effect.

    “First and foremost, I can say that lately Russia has been constantly expanding its contingents on the western borders for two reasons. The first reason is …

  • UN General Assembly to consider a resolution on the situation in the Crimea and the Sea of Azov

    The militarization of the annexed Crimea, as well as part of the Black and Azov seas will be discussed at the UN level. On December 17, the UN General Assembly will vote on the draft resolution, stated Oleh Nikolenko, the official representative of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN, in an exclusive interview with LB.ua.

    “On December 17, the UN General Assembly will vote on the draft resolution “The problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol ( …

  • NATO gives Ukraine military equipment during President Poroshenko’s visit to Brussels

    The North-Atlantic Alliance promised that Ukraine would be given military equipment during a visit by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Brussels, Evropeyska Pravda reported, citing a source familiar with the details of the shipment.

    On Thursday, in a joint press-conference with Poroshenko in Brussels, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg promised that the Alliance would soon deliver secure communications equipment for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As it turns out, the promise was …

  • Ukrainian court rules it was unlawful to disclose that Manafort’s name appeared in Yanukovych’s party black ledger

    The Kyiv District Administrative Court has ruled that it was unlawful for National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) director Artem Sytnyk and Ukrainian parliament member Serhiy Leshchenko to publicize that Paul Manafort’s name featured in the so-called “black ledger” of the Party of Regions. The court announced its ruling in a press statement.

    “The District Administrative Court of the city of Kyiv has considered the nature of the lawsuit of MP Borislav Rosenblatt against NABU director Artem …

  • President Poroshenko gives Tusk a list of people involved in attack on the Ukrainian ships

    The Ukrainian President’s press service reported that President Petro Poroshenko met with President of the European Council Donald Tusk during his visit to Brussels.

    Poroshenko told Tusk about the Russian attack on Ukrainian ships near the Kerch Strait and the existing threats to regional security. He said that the European Union should respond powerfully and adequately to Russia's aggression to prevent the "creeping occupation" of the Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov. The President of Ukraine …