Contents tagged with trump

  • Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office denies ‘Biden case’ investigation

    Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General, Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office Nazar Kholodnytskyi  said in an interview with Novoe Vremya radio that Ukrainian investigators had not questioned former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter in the case of possible abuse of power by Ukrainian Ecology Ministry officials.

    According to him, the Prosecutor decided to close the case on August 1, 2017, because the investigation had no progress for about two years.

    "What will …

  • Zelensky on meeting with Trump: 'We are ready for anything'

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a comment to the Hromadske TV channel, described the expectations from the forthcoming meeting with US President Donald Trump.

    "Ukraine is an independent country. We're ready for anything. We expect support, but we do not need help, because Ukraine is already a strong country. I want the US always to support Ukraine in the fight against the aggression and war. I think that we already have support on this issue, and everything goes in the right …

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister: Trump did not pressure Ukrainian President Zelensky to investigate Biden's son

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko in an interview to Hromadske TV channel denied that ,during a telephone conversation, US President Donald Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son. According to him, Ukraine is being drawn into the confrontation between Republicans and Democrats.

    "Those people who are involved in the Ukrainian-American relations, understand that we have always tried to appreciate the help from both parties. This help has …

  • Ukrainian President Zelensky and US President Trump to meet on September 25

    The meeting of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the US President Donald Trump will be held on September 25, reports the Mirror Weekly (Dzerkalo Tyzhnia) news outlet, citing a source close Zelensky.

    The scheduled duration of the meeting is 45 minutes. "However, the meeting may last longer," reports the Mirror Weekly. Ukrainian and American presidents will discuss the conflict in the Donbas and attracting American investments in the Ukrainian economy. It is expected that Trump will …

  • Putin claims he offered to sell newest Russian weapons to Trump

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, during his speech at the plenary session of World Economic Forum 2019, said that Russia offered to sell its hypersonic weapons to the United States.

    Putin noted that, during the last meeting with American partners in Osaka, the US raised a question "how to include newest Russian modern weapons, including hypersonic missile systems, into General agreements."

    "This means that no country in the world, including the United States, have such a weapon," Putin said. …

  • US senators urge Trump to release security financing for Ukraine

    A group of US Republican and Democrat senators have sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking his administration to allocate $250 million to security assistance for Ukraine, Senator Rob Portman announced on his website.

    The Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative has been approved by US Congress, but the Trump Administration has not yet released the funds.

    In their letter, the three Democrat and two Republican senators urged the presidential administration to release the funds that are “ …

  • Zelensky and Pence discuss meeting with Trump and peace in Donbas

    During a meeting on September 1, US Vice President Mike Pence and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the latter’s upcoming visit to the US and meeting with President Donald Trump, as well as “the strategy for restoring peace” in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian president’s press service reported.

    On the sidelines of an event commemorating the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II in Warsaw, Pence told the press that the US will continue to support Ukraine.

    “We have always …

  • US Embassy announces approximate date of Zelensky and Trump meeting

    The US chargé d’affaires in Ukraine, William Taylor told Eurointegration in an interview that the presidents of Ukraine and the United States Volodymyr Zelensky and Donald Trump will meet in the fall.

    According to him, a short meeting of the leaders may be held in Warsaw or New York, and a long meeting of the two presidents may be organized in a month or two.

    "There will be a short meeting in Warsaw or New York. It will be an opportunity for presidents to say hello to each other. Maybe, to …

  • Trump may get involved in Donbas negotiations

    US President Donald Trump could take part in talks to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine, said US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker in an interview with The Ukrainian Week (Tyzhden).

    Volker observed that the US president could get involved if Russia had a constructive stance. The format of such talks is not yet being discussed.

    “If there are signs that [Russia] is serious and is prepared to really put an end to the conflict, I am certain that this is very important to …

  • Putin sends his condolences to Trump over Texas and Ohio shootings

    Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to US President Donald Trump in connection with the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, reads the message posted on the Kremlin's website.

    Earlier on August 4 in the city of Dayton, Ohio, a man opened fire, killing ten people (including the attacker). Twenty-six were injured.

    The day before, on August 3, 20 people were killed in a shooting in a supermarket in the city of El Paso, Texas. Twenty-six people were injured