• Ukrainian President Zelensky promises to leave if he fails to stop the war in Donbas

    In an interview with the BBC's HARDTalk TV program, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky said he did not cling to ratings and power.

    "If I can't end the war in the Donbas, then there should be another person who can finish this tragic story," Zelensky said.

    He said he did not rule out the possibility of a peace agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Crimea. "I believe in it. Otherwise, I would not have run for the presidency of Ukraine. It is very difficult, and here we need the …

  • Ukrainian Security Service asks Google and Apple to block banned Russian apps

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has requested that Goggle and Apple block banned Russian applications, reports the SBU’s press service.

    "The Security Service of Ukraine has appealed to companies "Google, LLC" and "Apple Inc." about the presence on their services "Play Market" and "App Store" of mobile applications, including Russian social networks, developed by legal entities, which are subject to economic and other restrictive sanctions" the statement reads.

    In addition, the SBU asks …

  • Kyiv: Our approach is not to blame Russia for all our misfortunes

    The approach of the Ukrainian authorities to achieve peace in the Donbas is not to blame Russia for all the troubles, but to use all possible platforms for negotiations and reduce tensions, stated the head of the Presidential Administration Andriy Yermak during a speech at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House.

    According to him, the strategy of the President's team is not to glorify military efforts, not to organize touching speeches and large military parades.

    "Our …

  • Ukraine wants to buy fifty more Bayraktar TB2 drones from Turkey

    Ukraine and Turkey agree on the setting up of a large-scale assembly line for Turkish Bayraktar drones in Ukraine, said Vadym Nozdr, CEO of Ukrainian state-owned arms trading company Ukrspetsexport, in an interview with LB.ua.

    According to Ukrspetsexport CEO, now the sides are choosing a place for the production of drones. He specified that the Ukrainian Defense Ministry is going to purchase 6 to 12 such comat systems in the near future. Each system includes 4 drones and 1 base station. …

  • Zelensky: Ukraine may join EU sanctions against Russia for Navalny’s poisoning

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that Ukraine can join the sanctions against Russia for poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny.

    Zelensky noted that before making such a decision, he would like to see the details from the German side.

    "I would like us to hear the officials details from the German side, and then Ukraine will join the sanctions of our international partners," said Zelensky at the "Ukraine - EU" summit in Brussels, the online broadcast of which …