Contents tagged with USA

  • American company wants to grow cannabis in Ukraine

    The American company C21 Investments Inc. has announced that it is filing an application to the Ukrainian State Service for Medications and Drugs Control [SSUMDC] to obtain a license for growing cannabis.

    C21 Investments says that it has already been granted a license by the SSUMDC to import extracts and concentrates of raw cannabidiol or CBD, a naturally occurring cannabinoid constituent of cannabis, as well as the processing of CBD for medicine, the wholesale distribution of finished …

  • Kremlin: Putin managed to speak with many world leaders in Paris

    More than seventy heads of state were present at the celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of Armistice Day in Paris and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with many of them, said Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.

    “He briefly exchanged a few words with the President of the United States, Donald Trump,” said Peskov. According to him, the leaders agreed that they had “something to talk about” including the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. They agreed to target [for the …

  • Kremlin: meeting between Putin and Trump in Argentina may not happen

    The meeting between the presidents of Russia and the US Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump remains up in the air. After the cancellation of talks in Paris during the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the discussions in Argentina at the G20 summit are also at risk.

    Interfax reports that spokesman for the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov stated that the American side is slow in preparing a meeting that Putin publicly asked for from Trump’s national security adviser John …

  • Ukraine and US agree to continue opposing Nord Stream 2

    Ukraine and the United States have agreed to continue opposing the construction of the Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, reported Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s press service following a meeting between him and US Energy Secretary Rick Perry.

    “The parties pointed out the need to continue opposing the Nord Stream 2 project and also to diversify energy carrier sources, especially by expanding the possibilities for shipping liquefied gas from the US,” the press release states.

    During …

  • Putin supports Macron's idea of forming a European army

    In an interview with RT France during his visit to Paris, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that French President Emmanuel Macron's idea of forming unified European armed forces reflects a “generally positive process”.

     “As for the alternative all-European armed forces, this is not a new idea. President Macron has reanimated it but one of the ex-presidents of France, Jacques Chirac, also told me about it. These ideas existed even before him,” Putin said.

     “Europe is a powerful economic …

  • Putin wants to discuss the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with the United States

    Russian information agencies reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow wants to restore a full-scale dialogue with the United States on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

    Kremlin also stated that Putin he might be able to meet with Trump at the G20 summit in Argentina. According to Kremlin, the meeting in Argentina is being prepared, and that the time, date, and content are under negotiation.

    On Sunday, October 21, during his speech in front of his supporters …

  • Kremlin: Trump and Putin did not discuss the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty in Paris

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not discuss the fate of the  Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) treaty while they were in Paris, the press secretary of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov stated on Sunday, Interfax reported.

    Earlier, Russian information agencies reported that Putin stated that Moscow wants to resume the large-scale dialogue with the USA on the fate of the historical missile treaty concluded during the Cold War.

    Information agencies …

  • US reconnaissance drone flies over Donbas

    On Saturday, November 10, a US RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flew for several hours along the demarcation line in the Donbas, Interfax-Ukraine reported, citing aircraft tracking data.

    The long-range American reconnaissance plane reportedly took off at the Sigonella air base in Sicily and spent roughly eight hours moving along the demarcation line in the Donbas. It made its observations ahead of the illegitimate “elections” to be held in the self-declared Donetsk …

  • Kremlin: Putin and Trump agreed to meet at the G20 summit

    According to the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Peskov, presidents of the United States and Russia, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, confirmed their intention to talk during the G-20 summit in Argentina, writes Interfax.

    Peskov, answering the question whether the leaders of the two countries confirmed their intention to talk separately in the capital of Argentina, said: "Yes. We agreed to meet there."

    Earlier, Putin said that he was able to talk with Trump …

  • Poroshenko and Trump hold a brief meeting in Paris

    On Sunday, November 11, Ukrinform reported that the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, held a short meeting in Paris with the U.S. President Donald Trump.

    According to Ukraine’s head of state, the meeting took place during the Paris Peace Forum.

    “As a result of this discussion, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Klimkin, and U.S. Secretary of State, Pompeo, met today (November 11). I can emphasize the agreement to hold the Ukraine-U.S. Strategic Partnership Commission at the level …