• Ukraine willing to send 20 soldiers to Iraq for NATO mission

    Ukraine has informed NATO that it is willing to partner with the alliance in Iraq, Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Dmytro Kuleba said during a meeting with NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations John Manza at the NATO headquarters.

    “I informed the assistant secretary general that Ukraine has a plan to send 20 soldiers to support the NATO mission in Iraq once the alliance resumes its operation. The invitation to become an operation partner for …

  • Kyiv responds to Israel’s accusation of 'glorifying anti-Semites'

    Ukraine categorically condemns all forms of anti-Semitism and pays homage to the victims of the Holocaust on a state level. It also does not intend to forego paying respect to the people who fought for Ukraine’s independence, whose names have been tarnished by Soviet propaganda, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

    The Israeli ambassador recently accused Ukraine of glorifying Stepan Bandera and Andriy Melnyk, two leaders of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), which …

  • German farmers urge Ukraine not to close land market to foreigners

    German farmers operating in Ukraine have urged Ukraine’s political leadership not to prohibit foreigners from purchasing land after the launch of the agricultural land market. A letter addressed to President Volodymyr Zelensky, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov, Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk, and the German Embassy in Kyiv was signed by 25 farmers from the Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Khmelnytskyi, Chernivtsi, Ternopil, Lviv, Rivne, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Odessa and Cherkasy regions of Ukraine. …

  • Ukraine not using $6.8 billion of foreign financing

    Three of Ukraine’s biggest partners from among the international financial organizations have around $6.8 billion that is available for Ukraine, but is not being used, reports Dzerkalo Tyzhnia.

    For projects through the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), $1.5 billion is not being used (the bank’s credit portfolio currently amounts to $2.3 billion). For projects through the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), €1.8 billion is not being used (credit …

  • Putin demands that Donbas special status be included in the constitution of Ukraine

    At a press conference after the talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Kyiv should include the "special status of the Donbas" in the Constitution of Ukraine.

    According to the Russian president, this is part of the Minsk agreements.

    "The extension of the law on the special status of Donbas is a good step in the right direction, but the law should become indefinite, as stipulated in the Minsk agreements. It is necessary to consolidate …