Contents tagged with Reznikov

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Kyiv receives M109 self-propelled howitzers from U.S.

    Ukraine has already received self-propelled artillery systems M109. Also, three other types of 155-mm artillery are already working on the front line, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov.

    "Three types of 155-mm artillery are already successfully operating on the front line - the M777 howitzer, the FH70 howitzer, the CAESAR self-propelled gun. It was simply unrealistic to think about it back in March. But today it is already a reality... I am glad to announce the news - the fleet …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russian troops are in for an unpleasant surprise in the coming days

    New western weapons are being shipped to the Ukrainian military on the front lines, which will be a very unpleasant surprise for the Russian troops, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov.

    The Minister confirmed that Ukraine had received heavy weapons from the Western partners, including long-range artillery of 155mm caliber. According to Reznikov, these weapons will allow the Ukrainian military to carry out artillery strikes on the Russian troops at a long distance, blocking their …

  • Ukraine, U.K. and USA exchange intelligence data on possible Russian attack on Ukraine

    Intelligence services of Ukraine, Great Britain and the United States exchanged information about the buildup of Russian troops near Ukraine, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov during a working trip to the Shiroky Lan training ground in the Mykolaiv region.

    "I had two important meetings – with the British  Secretary of State for Defense, Ben Wallace, and the US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin. We had serious conversations where we clearly compared the facts that our and their …

  • Kyiv: American troops can be deployed to Ukraine

    US troops can be deployed to Ukraine in order to strengthen the country’s air defense, said the Ukrainian Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, Oleksii Reznikov, at a meeting in the United States with the President of the American analytical organization Jamestown Foundation, Glen Howard.

    "It is important to expand the security package for Ukraine. First of all, due to the deployment of air defense forces, even by deploying American troops. Our legislation allows …

  • Kyiv: Kremlin spends $5 billion a year on war in Donbas

    According to Oleksii Reznikov, Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister for The Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories, Moscow spends about $5 billion a year on waging war in the Donbas.

    He said this in an interview with LB.ua.

    The Deputy Prime Minister believes that Russia has agreed to a comprehensive truce because the war has been going on for six years and requires a lot of expenses, including the support of pro-Russian militants’ groups.

    "The question remains: how much longer …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine wants USA and Great Britain to join Donbas negotiations

    Ukraine is interested in including the United States and Great Britain in the Minsk and Normandy formats negotiations on the settlement of the conflict in the Donbas, said Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and deputy head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group on the Donbas Oleksii Reznikov.

    "We are definitely interested in the fact that the dialogue, which is being conducted today with the Russian Federation with the help of the OSCE in the Minsk format and in the Normandy …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine develops strategy of transitional justice in LPR and DPR

    Ukraine is developing a special mechanism for transitional justice in certain areas of the Donbas, stated the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, the first deputy head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group Oleksii Reznikov.

    He noted that transitional measures are meant to restore justice and violated human rights and bring to justice those who committed crimes.

    "For the future, we are working on the possibility of creating a special regime that will provide a special model …

  • Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and presidential advisor test positive for COVID-19

    Ukrainian Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksii Reznikov and an adviser to the President of Ukraine Ruslan Demchenko tested positive for COVID-19, reports Ukrainian news outlet Nove Vremya.

    Yesterday, the Ukrainian officials were in talks with the French presidential foreign policy adviser, Emmanuel Bonne, in Paris. Both of them were diagnosed with coronavirus last night.

    Meanwhile, Oleksii Reznikov himself noted in a commentary to Kyiv Vlada that he was …

  • Kyiv: LPR and DPR representatives are invited to Donbas talks by OSCE

    Representatives of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics are invited to the meetings of the Trilateral Contact Group by the OSCE, said Ukrainian Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksii Reznikov, as quoted by Novyny Donbasu.

    "The OSCE invites them. They think they have the right to represent the territories, and I don't think so, we don't think so," he said.

    According to Reznikov, Ukraine “should not coordinate with the aggressor country [ …