• Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov produces first plane without Russian parts

    The Ukrainian state-owned aircraft manufacturer Antonov produced the first transport aircraft An-178 without Russian components, said Antonov’s President Alexander Moose in an interview with Ukrinform.

    "This is the first plane without a single Russian part. We have been accused of not producing  planes for several years. But with the beginning of the Russian military aggression in 2014, we lost not only the export market, but also the supply market for important components. It took some time …

  • DPR threatens to attack Ukrainian forces in Donbas

    The head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, threatens to break the ceasefire, which has been in force in the Donbass for about a month.

    Pushilin demanded that the Ukrainian military "takes steps to withdraw troops and fortifications to the positions they were on July 22, 2020." Pushilin gave Kyiv a week, until 10:00 pm, September 3, to issue such an order to the Ukrainian military.

    According to Pushilin, near the village of Shumy, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have …

  • Putin: Detention of Wagner mercenaries in Belarus is a joint operation between Ukrainian and American special services

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called the detention of Wagner militants in Belarus a joint operation of Ukrainian and American special services.

    "Now it is obvious. This is an action of special services. People were unknowingly moved to the territory of Belarus... They were simply dragged into the territory of Belarus and presented as a possible strike force for swaying the situation during the election campaign. Which was completely untrue. People were on their way to work in a third …

  • Kyiv suspends all contacts with Belarus

    Kyiv has suspended all contacts with Minsk amid the political crisis in Belarus, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba .

    "Now, in fact, all the processes, all contacts with the Belarusian side have been paused. I can officially tell you. We are monitoring the situation. And only when we are convinced that these contacts will not bear any reputational, political or moral losses for Ukraine, these contacts will be restored," he said.

    According to him, Ukrainian President Volodymyr …

  • Zelensky sees progress in resolving Donbas conflict

    In an interview with Euronews, The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that the chances of resolving the conflict in the Donbas will be higher after the next Normandy Format summit.

    The Ukrainian President noted that since the last summit, which was held in December 2019 in Paris, the parties have made some progress. "Everything is moving forward, but not as fast as I expected," Zelensky said.

    Earlier, Zelensy said that he would hold a military parade after Ukraine regains control of …