• Putin says he was not invited to the Normandy Four meeting in June

     Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said that nobody discussed the possibility of holding Normandy Four format leaders meeting in June with the Russian side, and there are no such negotiations in his working schedule, reports TASS.

    “I don’t know anything about this. Nobody discussed it with us. There is no such meeting in my work schedule,” said Putin commenting on the Petro Poroshenko's statement about his plans to meet the leaders of the Norman Four in June.

    Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry …

  • Kyiv: Russia moved another battalion group to the Ukrainian border

    The Ukrainian Minister of Defense, Stepan Poltorak, announced that Russia moved an additional battle group to the border of Ukraine after the first round of presidential elections.

    According to the minister, the Russian Federation is increasing the number of military troops along the border with Ukraine. The battalion tactical group transfer took place after the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine.

    Poltorak noted that the Russian forces changed their tactics in the Donbas. They …

  • Ukrainian Prosecutor General admits that US ambassador did not give him 'do not prosecute' list

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has admitted that US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch did not give him a list of persons who should not be prosecuted.

    Lutsenko explained the circumstances of his meeting with the ambassador in an interview with TheBabel.

    “The meeting was at the Prosecutor General’s Office, at this table in January 2017. It was not one-on-one. She was not alone, and I was not alone. Ms. Yovanovitch was interested in the Vitaly Kasko case. The thing is, Mr. …

  • Ukrainian Security Service catch seven Russian agents responsible for terrorist acts

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has arrested seven members of a sabotage and reconnaissance group from Russia who were behind a number of terrorist attacks, SBU head Vasyl Hrytsak announced at a press conference.

    “The SBU has halted the activity in our national territory of a seven-person sabotage and reconnaissance terrorist group belonging to the Russian intelligence services. They have all been arrested,” he said.

    According to Hrytsak, since the start of 2017, several such groups …

  • Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoisky promises to return to Ukraine if Zelensky wins elections

    In an interview with journalists from the program “Schemes: Corruption in detail”, exiled Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky promised to return to Ukraine if Volodymyr Zelensky wins the second round of Ukraine’s presidential elections.

    When asked whether he would return if the actor Zelensky is elected president, Kolomoisky responded: “Well of course. I was already intending to return, but now there are all kinds of situations… I had plans to return to Ukraine between the first and second …