Contents tagged with Zelensky

  • Poroshenko debates alone at the Olimpiyskiy stadium

    President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, arrived at the National Sports Complex Olimpiyskiy in Kyiv to take part in a debate with the leader of the first round of elections, Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Poroshenko said he was ready to wait for Zelensky for 45 minutes. After that, the announcement was made that Poroshenko will be answering questions from the audience. Most of the questions for Poroshenko were related to Zelensky.

    Earlier, Zelensky said that a provocation was being prepared against him …

  • Media: Poroshenko’s election team loses faith in victory, prepares for vacation

    The election campaign headquarters of Ukraine’s incumbent President Petro Poroshenko no longer believes its candidate can win and is ceasing its efforts, an inside source told Ukrainian news outlet

    In an article by the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Sonia Koshkina, the situation ahead of the second round of voting is described as candidate Volodymyr Zelensky’s blatant mockery of topics that should be treated seriously, constructively and in depth, whereas Poroshenko has launched himself …

  • Zelensky’s team will not negotiate with DPR and LPR in the event of victory

    ​The spokesperson for the Ukrainian presidential candidate, Volodymyr Zelensky, Dmitry Razumkov, in an interview with the BBC, announced that Zelensky’s team is not going to negotiate with the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) and the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in the event of his victory in the presidential elections in Ukraine.

    “We, of course, do not conduct such negotiations. Negotiations should be held, and pressure should be placed on those who can make decisions. The so-called DPR and …

  • Macron to meet Poroshenko and Zelensky on April 12

    Ukraine’s Presidential candidate and actor Volodymyr Zelensky will visit Paris (France) to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron on April 12, the same day as Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, announced at a briefing Poroshenko’s external adviser and spokesperson for his election campaign, Oleg Medvedev.

    "I know that Zelensky will travel to meet Macron. French authorities coordinated this issue with the Ukrainian side through the diplomatic channels. The Poroshenko’s view is that it …

  • Macron to meet with Poroshenko and Zelensky ahead of the second round of presidential elections in Ukraine

    French President Emmanuel Macron will hold meetings with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and presidential candidate Vladimir Zelensky ahead of the second round of the presidential elections in Ukraine, reports, citing two of its diplomatic sources. This week, Petro Poroshenko will also meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    The last time Poroshenko met with Macron was during his working visit to France in November 2018.

  • Poroshenko pits himself against Putin in election billboards in Kyiv

    Ukraine’s incumbent President Petro Poroshenko is pitting himself against Russian President Vladimir Putin in the second round of presidential elections, commented Ihor Feshchenko, an analyst from the Civil movement “Chesno”, on Facebook.

    Feshchenko also published a photograph of a billboard with Poroshenko and Putin and the text “21 April – the decisive choice”.

    “Well, the wave of second round advertisements continues to grow. Fortunately this will only last one and a half weeks,” Feshchenko …

  • President of Belarus Lukashenko predicts Poroshenko's victory in Ukrainian elections

    In an interview with Turkish news agency Anadolu, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, who correctly predicted the winners of the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine, said that he believes that Petro Poroshenko will win in the second round of voting.

     “After the first round of voting, Zelensky came out in the lead with Poroshenko lagging behind. No one can predict how the second round will end. I am still inclined to think that Poroshenko will win this presidential election,” …

  • Poroshenko warns Zelensky about the risk of being left without US and EU support

    Actor Volodymyr Zelensky, who is currently the front-runner in the presidential elections in Ukraine, could jeopardize relations between Kyiv and the rest of the world, announced the incumbent president Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, speaking on ICTV.

    "His first statements begin with " I [Volodymyr Zelensky] will negotiate with the leaders. He did not say if they are the so-called LPR and DPR. What does this mean? This means that Russia is no longer an aggressor and there is no need to impose …

  • Zelensky promises to maintain Ukraine’s course toward NATO and EU and protect foreign investments

    Ukrainian presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky from the Servant of the Nation party has promised to maintain the country’s course toward NATO and EU membership if elected. He has also promised to work to establish a favorable investment climate and guarantee that foreign investments in the country’s economy are protected.

    “Ukraine chose its eurointegration course and its course toward Europe a long time ago, and no one is going to change that… I am in favor of NATO. But in order to join, …

  • Media: former NATO Secretary General promised Zelensky to help establish contacts with world leaders

    Former Secretary General of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, promised the presidential candidate from the Servant of the People Party of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, if elected, to help establish contacts with foreign leaders, reported Ukrainian TV channel "1+1".

    "It is important to establish contacts with the European Union as soon as possible, as well as informal contacts with Brussels, Berlin, Paris and Washington," said Rasmussen after the meeting between Zelensky and Yalta European Strategy ( …