• Yanukovych's family to file lawsuit against Ukrainian government

    Viktor Yanukovich’s family has taken legal steps towards recovering compensation from Ukraine for legal expenses incurred by their family while challenging sanctions imposed against the former Ukrainian Preesident. “My father and I have taken legal steps towards recovering these funds from Ukraine,” Oleksandr Yanukovich (the elder son of Viktor Yanukovich) said, as reported by RBC.

    On March 25th, the former Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Olena Lukash, reported that the EU Court granted …

  • The Massandra Vineyard in Crimea is being sold off by Russia

    The famous Massandra winery in the Crimea is being sold off by the Russian authorities in the framework of the privatization of occupied lands on the Peninsula, Shipilov.com reported.

    Recently, a company from Moscow, Elias, purchased 36 hectares (89 acres) of the former Massandra vineyard near Gurzuf.

    Only three companies, Elias, Nizhnevolzhskstroyservise, and MKL plus were admitted to the auction, which is a formal part of the privatization process.

    Little is known about the owner of Elias, …

  • Turkish Ambassador in Ukraine: Russia inspires Ankara to work closely with Kiev

    The Ambassador of Turkey to Ukraine, Yönet Tezel, stated that cooperation between Kiev and Ankara is becoming closer because of Russian aggression in Ukraine. “Russia inspires us to cooperate more. In this context, Crimea and Crimean Tatars, who are very dear to us, are important. We hope that the issue on Crimea will not disappear from the agenda on the international level,” Tezel said at the international forum, “Hybrid decisions of security in the Black Sea region”, that took place in Odessa, …

  • Kiev: Ukraine will continue to defend itself against Russia, guided by international law

    Ukraine will continue to implement all necessary steps in accordance with international law to counter aggression from Russia, restore its territorial integrity and be compensated for the losses inflicted by these illegal actions, as stated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the occasion of the second anniversary of the adoption of the UN General Assembly resolution on the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

    "The resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations remains a …

  • Lutsenko: Ukrainian Verkohvna Rada will vote on Shokin's resignation on Tuesday

    The resignation of the Prosecutor General, Viktor Shokin, will be voted on this Tuesday, March 29, 2016 according to a statement made by the head of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc "Solidarity" (PPB) Party, Yuriy Lutsenko, on the Inter TV channel, as reported by the Press Service of the Party.Lutsenko indicated that Shokin "having lost the public support, wrote his resignation." "He resigned and this resignation will be voted upon on Tuesday. The President will be ready to appoint the next candidate …