Contents tagged with Zelensky

  • Erdogan claims Ukraine is ready to compromise on 4 of Russia’s 6 key demands

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ukraine is ready to agree to four of Russia's six demands, in particular, to abandon NATO membership and recognize Russian as the second state language, reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu.

    "I think there is a consensus on four points in the negotiations. The first point concerns Ukraine's accession to NATO. In the beginning, Ukraine insisted on membership in the Alliance, but soon Zelensky began to talk about the possibility refusing [the …

  • Kyiv: information about Kadyrov fighters coming to Ukraine to kill President Zelensky was leaked by Russian FSB

    Russia has sent Chechen fighters to Ukraine to eliminate President Volodymyr Zelensky. However, representatives of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), who oppose Russia's invasion, leaked the details to the Ukrainian special services. As a result, some of the Kadyrov fighters were destroyed and Ukrainians are looking for the second group, said Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov.

    "We are all aware of the special operation, which was to be carried out …

  • Zelensky: Ukraine may reconsider its nuclear status

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at the Munich Security Conference that he would initiate consultations within the framework of the Budapest Memorandum.

    If the summit of the countries participating in the Budapest Memorandum does not take place or does not provide Ukraine with security guarantees, the document will be recognized by Ukraine as invalid along with the points that were signed in 1994, the Ukrainian President said.

    " The Minister of Foreign Affairs has been instructed …

  • Macron: ‘progress was achieved’ during talks with Zelensky and Putin

    French President Emmanuel Macron said that during his discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, he managed to "achieve some progress to move towards the security of the region."

    "During the discussions that we held with Presidents Putin and Zelensky, we were able to achieve some progress in order to, so to speak, move towards the security of the region. We should not engage in any unilateral formats, but we should come up with exactly …

  • Erdogan invites Putin and Zelensky to Turkey ‘to settle differences’

    Turkey has decided to intervene in the situation around Ukraine.

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited the presidents of Russia and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky, to Turkey to "settle differences" and "sort out their problems," said Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin.

    "Turkey is ready to act in any role to reduce tensions between Russia and Ukraine," TASS quoted Kalin as saying.

    Erdogan, he said, plans to travel to Ukraine in the near future to hold talks with Zelensky, and …

  • Ukrainian President calls on U.S. senators to support sanctions against Nord Stream 2

    Ukraine asks all its friends in the U.S. Senate to support Protecting Europe's Energy Security Implementation Act S.3436, which provides for sanctions against the Russian Nord Stream-2 pipeline, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Twitter.

    "Thank you Senator Chuck Schumer (Democratic Party) and Senator Ted Cruz (Republican Party) for agreeing to put to a vote for the suspension of the Russian Nord Stream 2," Zelensky wrote.

    The bill of the Republican Ted Cruz calls for imposing …

  • Kyiv court freezes assets of former Ukrainian president Poroshenko

    The Pechersk District Court of Kyiv froze all assets of the former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has been accused of “treason” and “promoting terrorism”. The corresponding decision was announced during a court hearing on Thursday, January 6. "The prosecutor's request to seize the property should be satisfied," the court said in its ruling, as quoted by the Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

    Announcing the decision during the meeting, the judge listed all the property and assets of the …

  • Biden promises Zelensky full support in event of Russian invasion of Ukraine

    The Presidents of the United States and Ukraine held a telephone conversation on January 2. As noted in the press release of the White House, Joe Biden assured Volodymyr Zelensky that "the United States, its allies and partners will respond decisively if Russia further invades Ukraine."

    The American President expressed support for diplomatic efforts aimed at de-escalating tensions in the region. The efforts include a meeting of representatives of the United States and Russia, scheduled for …

  • Macron calls Putin ahead of his visit to Ukraine

    French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation. One of the topics of the conversation was the situation around Ukraine.

    According to the Kremlin’s press service, the conversation took place at the initiative of the French side.

    The Kremlin's press service reports that Putin complained to the French president about the alleged violation of the Minsk agreements by Ukraine. The Russian president claims that Kyiv is exacerbating the situation …

  • Zelensky: Ukrainian Army can thwart enemy’s aggressive plans

    The Ukrainian army can "thwart any aggressive plans of the enemy," said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a statement on the occasion of the Day of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    "The Ukrainian army during its recent history has passed a difficult path to the formation of a capable and highly organized combat structure, confident in its abilities and capable of thwarting any aggressive plans of the enemy," Zelensky said.

    The Ukrainian President also thanked the servicemen for their …