Contents tagged with USA

  • US gives Ukraine counter-battery radars

    An official handover ceremony was been held in the Ukrainian village of Divychky in which the US government gave two modern AN/TPQ-30 counter-battery radars to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced on 20 May.

    Lieutenant Colonel Todd Gough of the US Army handed over the ownership certificates for the counter-battery systems. He remarked that, by giving modern weaponry to the Ukrainian military, the US government and nation is demonstrating its desire to help …

  • United States assures support for Ukraine under President Zelensky

    The U.S. Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, who led the American delegation to the inauguration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said that Ukrainian people can rely on the United States.

     “President [Donald Trump] sent us in order to assure the people of Ukraine that they can rely on the United States, rely on our cooperation with the new president and, I hope, with the Verkhovna Rada,” said Perry while speaking to journalists in the Verkhovna Rada after the official Zelensky’s …

  • Zelensky hopes to meet with Trump soon

    At a meeting with representatives of the Administration and the US Congress, who arrived in Kyiv to participate in the official inauguration ceremony, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his hope to meet US President Donald Trump soon, reports the Press-service of the President.

    "The United States is a powerful and significant partner for Ukraine, primarily in overcoming Russia's aggression. We will not be able to overcome Russian aggression in the Donbas and Crimea on our own. …

  • US hits Russia's Gazprom with record LNG production

    The US is continuing to increase its production of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), adding to the surplus on the global market that has already caused prices in Asia and Europe to halve, finanz.ru writes.

    Sempra Energy, a joint enterprise between French Total and Japanese Mitsui and Mitsubishi, has announced the launch of the first LNG liquefaction line at the Cameron LNG project.

    The export terminal in Louisiana has a designed capacity of 4.5 million tons of LNG per year. In 2020, the second and …

  • Kremlin: Moscow awaits U.S. decision on possible Trump and Putin meeting in Osaka

    The Kremlin expressed hope that the meeting between the U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place, stating that Moscow did not receive a definite decision on this matter from Washington, reports the Interfax news agency.

    “We know that Trump has spoken of his desire to meet, but unfortunately we can also state that, unfortunately, (the U.S .Secretary of State Mike) Pompeo did not bring any concrete proposals about organizing such a meeting on the sidelines …

  • Russian agent Butina publishes video appeal from American prison asking for financial help

    Maria Butina, who was convicted in the United States for lobbying in the interests of Russia, recorded a video message, which was published on her Instagram account by the head of the Anti-Globalization Movement of Russia, Alexander Ionov.

    In this video, the Russian woman said that she was at the Federal Transfer Center in Oklahoma and feels as if she has returned to modern times because she has access to the Internet. She thanked everyone who supports her. She also recalled that her lawyers …

  • Media: U.S. State Department to appoint a charge d'affaires instead of ambassador to Ukraine

    The U.S. Department of State considers appointing a chargé d'affaires instead of ambassador in Ukraine, reports ZN.ua with reference to its own diplomatic sources.

    According to the publication, the most likely appointment to this position is William Taylor, who served as an ambassador in Kyiv in 2006-2009.

    “The Department of State made a proposal, which is still being considered by the executive vice president of the United States Institute for Peace,” the publication writes.

    “Shortly, a …

  • Poland to buy F-35 fighter jets from the US

    Polish Deputy Minister of Defense Wojciech Skurkiewicz revealed plans to purchase two batches of American F-35 fighters.

    According to him, the first aircraft will enter the service of the Polish army by2026. The Minister called this decision a turning point and crucial for the Polish Air Force.

    "This is a crucial decision that will raise our Air Force to a higher level. The first squadron of F-35 aircraft will be purchased by 2026, the second squadron - after 2026," — the PAP Agency quotes …

  • Ukraine, along with 5 countries, exposes international criminal cyber network

    A coalition of six countries: the USA, Germany, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Bulgaria, working with the assistance of Eurojust and Europol, exposed the activities of international criminal cyber network GozNym which used malicious software to steal almost $100 million.

    This was announced at a press conference held on April 16 in The Hague (Netherlands) at Interpol headquarters as reported by Interfax-Ukraine.

    Representatives from the law enforcement agencies of the countries which took part …

  • US State Department prepares second package of sanctions against Russia for Skripal poisonings

    The US Department of State sent a second package of sanctions related to the poisonings of a former officer of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Russia, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter which took place in the UK to the head of department, Mike Pompeo, and the president of the United States, Donald Trump.

    Deputy Secretary of State Andrea Thompson spoke on the issue at a Senate hearing, as reported by Radio Svoboda.

    Thompson called the new sanctions part of an expanded strategy towards …