• Former LPR prisoner: Ukrainian prisoners paid money to be included on swap list

    Ukrainians held in prisons in the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) but not mentioned by the media actually paid money to be included on prisoner exchange list, former LPR prisoner Denys Sekatsky told Censor.NET in an interview.

    “I paid money for my freedom. That is, they demanded a ransom from me, for them not to kill me, and to confirm that they had included me on the list for exchange from the LPR. People came and handed over money through my attorney… I was not the only one. Perhaps I’m the …

  • Kyiv to let Germany manage railways for 10 years

    Kyiv is ready to give control of Ukrainian Railways to the German company Deutsche Bahn AG for 10 years, announced Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The speech was published on his Facebook page.

    He explained that it is not merely about developing the Ukrainian railway operator, but also about an “ecosystem-based” decision, which should demonstrate Ukraine’s “unprecedented openness” to investments. The prime minister added that the details of the …

  • Polish President slams World Holocaust Forum organizers for 'distorting history'

    Polish President Andrzej Duda is convinced that his decision to boycott this year’s World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem was correct. He also reproached the event’s organizers for “distorting history” and ignoring the role of Poland and Poles in World War II, Gazeta Prawna reports.

    Duda drew attention to the fact that the films shown at the forum did not include any statements made by Poles. He also pointed out that he, as the president of the country whose invasion by Nazi Germany started WWII, …

  • Putin-Zelensky meeting in Jerusalem did not take place

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky did not meet with his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin in Jerusalem, Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told the TASS news agency in a comment.

    “No, there was not [a meeting]. Zelensky, unfortunately, canceled his trip to the Holocaust victims memorial forum,” said Peskov.

    In a comment to other Russian media outlets, he added that “the leaders did not even greet each other”.

    On January 23, the World Holocaust Forum on the 75th anniversary of the …

  • Kremlin confirms that Zelensky and Putin could meet in Israel

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin could meet in Israel on the sidelines of the Holocaust memorial forum, said Alexey Venediktov, editor-in-chief of the Echo of Moscow radio station, on his Telegram channel.

    The Office of the President of Ukraine responded that no meeting between the leaders has been planned. The Kremlin confirmed that a meeting is possible.

    “[Putin’s] program is very full, and, if there are separate meetings, they will be ‘ …