Contents tagged with diplomatic relations with Russia

  • Ukrainian MP: Severing diplomatic ties with Russia at this stage not beneficial for Ukraine

    In an interview with, Head of the Verkohvna Rada Committee on matters of National Security and Defense Serhiy Pashynsky believes that breaking off diplomatic relations with Russia would not be beneficial for Ukraine at this stage. 

    “Such [an amendment to sever diplomatic ties with Russia] cannot be included. In order to do this, the law on the Cabinet of Ministers needs to be revoked. An executive organ can be created in the Verkhovna Rada. Do you know that we have masses of MPs who don’ …

  • Poroshenko speaks out against the severance of diplomatic ties with Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has spoken out against the severance of diplomatic ties with Russia.

    Ivan Vinnyk, an MP from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc (PPB), announced this on Wednesday evening during a broadcast of television channel Pryamoy, which aired after a PPB faction meeting attended by Poroshenko.

    "The President does not support the idea of ​​severing diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation. The idea that I proposed to the Committee remains on the Committee's …

  • Amendment on breaking of diplomatic relations with Russia introduced in draft bill on reintegration of Donbas

    A group of independent MPs introduced an amendment which proposes to obligate the Cabinet of Ministers to break off diplomatic relations with Russia, for the second reading of bill No. 7163 on ensuring Ukraine’s sovereignty in the Donbas.

    This was announced by MP Andriy Teterev (People’s Front), a member of the Committee on National Security and Defense, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    “This amendment exists. It is with number 595. Introduced by a group of [independent] MPs from the UKROP political …