• Associate of the ousted Ukrainian President arrested in Kiev

    Vasily Gulick was one of the accomplices of the ousted Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, and helped him to illegally appropriate Mezhyhirya and Suholuchie residences. "The officers of the Ukrainian Security services have arrested the Deputy Head of the public management of the former President Yanukovich, Vasily Gulick" – reported the press center of the Security Services. The official from the President Yanukovich's team was on a nationwide wanted list and was arrested in Kyiv.

    Between 2 …

  • Ukraine needs 6 years to join NATO

    In an exclusive interview with DW, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko commented about the continuing fighting in Ukraine despite an official ceasefire and discussed Ukraine's chance of becoming a NATO member.Mr. Poroshenko said he's optimistic about the European Union's solidarity with Ukraine and that he believes Kyiv will eventually join NATO. "Our position is to reform the country. We need at least six or seven years to meet the criteria. The world would be more secure if Ukraine had an …

  • Lethal Aid to Ukraine bill passed at U.S. Congress

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Congress has passed a defense policy bill that authorizes up to $50 million in lethal military aid for Ukraine and mandates a White House response if Russia is deemed to be violating a key arms control treaty.

    The White House said hours after the $607 billion bill was passed by the Senate on November 10 that President Barack Obama was likely to sign the legislation.

    The House of Representatives passed a similar version of the bill last week.

    Among other things, the package …

  • Assistant to US President: Russia wants the world to forget about Ukraine

    "Russia is trying to make the world forget about Ukraine" – stated the Special Assistant to the US President, Celeste Wallander, in her interview to Meduza. According to her, Kremlin, in being actively involved in Syria, is trying to make the West forget about the war in Ukraine.“That could be partly true. It’s one of their goals. But I want to emphasize that the USA is ready to cooperate with Russia to find a solution for the Syrian crisis. But Ukraine remains the unsolved problem, and you can’ …

  • Ukraine will stop electricity imports from Russia

    On November 11, Ukraine intends to terminate electricity imports from Russia. The statement was made by The Ukranian Minister of Energy and Coal, Vladimir Demchishin, at a press conference. “On Wednesday we will stop any electricity imports from Russia. This becomes possible because Power Unit 3 at the Rivne Power Plant is returning to operation” – he said. He added that Ukraine has enough power to meet its internal consumption. According to him, this year, before the heating season, Ukraine …