Contents tagged with Poroshenko

  • Ukrainian ambassador to the US is attempting to arrange a meeting between Trump and Poroshenko in February

    Ukrainian Ambassador to the US, Valeriy Chaly, stated that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko intends to visit Washington next year shortly after the inauguration of the new US president, Donald Trump, Krym.Realii reported.

    Chaly noted that they will try to arrange it so Poroshenko will travel to Washington as early as February, and if a meeting can be arranged, it “will be a big victory for Ukraine.”

    According to the ambassador, arranging such a meeting is ambitious, but not unrealistic. …

  • Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office will question Poroshenko on November 29

    The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has summoned the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko, for questioning about the crimes committed against Maidan activists in January and February of 2014. “A notice has been sent to the president’s administration for November 29,” the head of the Special Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, Sergiy Gorbatyuk, said on Tuesday, November 15. Poroshenko was invited as a witness.

    The fact that high-ranking politicians …

  • Ukrainian President had telephone conversation with Donald Trump

    In a telephone conversation with the US president-elect Donald Trump, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko stressed the importance of support from Washington in the face of Russian aggression, reported the press service of the President of Ukraine. The phone conversation took place on Tuesday night.

    “Petro Poroshenko pointed out the importance of the support of Ukraine by Washington in the face of Russian aggression and also the support of the reforms in the country,” the statement reads. …

  • Journalists discover villa owned by Poroshenko in Spain

    Reporters of the Skhemy (Schemes) program revealed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s villa in the Spanish city of Estepona.

    The villa is registered as a possession of the Feruvita SL Company, formally listed in the declaration of the head of the state but the plot itself and the house separately were not declared.

    The company bought the villa in the summer of 2008, when Poroshenko headed the NBU Council. In the financial statements, it is estimated at 4 million euros.

    Villas belonging …

  • Poroshenko will try again to meet with Trump

    The president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, intends to visit the United States in the coming year and meet with US President-Elect Donald Trump. As the deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine, Kostiantyn Yelisieiev, stated on air with the Ukraine TV Channel, Kyiv maintained a neutral position towards the US presidential candidates.

    “Following the results of the election, we will establish a dialogue for further cooperation. We expect that Petro Poroshenko will pay a visit to …

  • Poroshenko: Moscow asked Ukraine to buy Russian gas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that in the spring, Russia asked Ukraine to buy its gas. However, Kyiv refused.

    "All talks about there being rolling blackouts in winter, about Ukraine being left without heating and coal, about Ukrainians not having enough gas in their underground storage facilities, have stopped. We, in spite of the war, have built an economically strong and independent state,” he said on Wednesday during his working visit to Lviv.

    “I was pleased when the Russians …

  • EU condemns Poroshenko’s veto of the law on ecology

    The head of the Energy-Transport-Environment Operations section of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Johannes Baur, stated during a conference in Kyiv that the veto on the Law on the Strategic Environmental Assessment imposed by the president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, isn’t good news on the eve of the Ukraine-EU summit that will take place on November 24.“It isn’t good news on the way to closer integration with Ukraine, and it isn’t good news on the eve of the summit that will take place at the …

  • Poroshenko grants medals to 109 Ukrainian soldiers

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree granting military awards to 109 soldiers who took part in the war in the Donbas, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

    "Among the recipients were 26 defenders who were awarded posthumously, and 83 soldiers who were wounded,” Poroshenko’s press service stated.

    The servicemen were given awards for fighting in Zaitseve, Avdiivka, and Mariupol.

    Five soldiers were given the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III degree posthumously, and 21 were given the Order …

  • Russian President spoke about Poroshenko's factory in Lipetsk region

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Roshen factory in the Lipetsk region that belongs to the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, is working steadily, though, there are claims from the Russian tax authorities regarding it.

    "We strive to respect the right of property. We are by no means always able to do that and we need to correct our practice; much remains to be done with the legislation, but we will always strive for this," the President said, speaking at a session of the Valdai …

  • Ukraine and Turkey agree to step up negotiations on a free trade zone

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, agreed to step up negotiations on a free trade area and discussed procedures for further negotiations at the highest level, during a recent telephone conversation, as reported by the press service of the Ukrainian State.

    According to the report, Poroshenko informed the Turkish leader about an increase in the period for a visa-free stay from 60 to 90 days for Turkish citizens visiting Ukraine.

    The Turkish …