• Zelensky: Ukraine to build 2 new airports in Donbas

    An important component of Ukraine’s transformation is the Donbas, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a press conference in Truskavets.

    According to Zelensky, many investors are concerned that the war continues in the east of Ukraine. "And they need to be shown that the country is developing. Therefore, the infrastructure in the Donbas is being built. And people in the temporarily occupied territories should see the difference".

    He noted that Kyiv plans to build two more …

  • Kyiv: meeting between Zelensky and Putin will take place in next few months

    The administration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that Zelensky’s face-to-face talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin can take place before the end of 2021 or at the very beginning of the next year.

    "We want to enter into direct talks with Putin. It is quite possible to meet at the end of this year or at the very beginning of the next. We need to understand in principle : is there a possibility to agree on something or not, " a source close to Zelensky told RBC-Ukraine. …

  • Kremlin: due to ‘Kyiv’s position' meeting between Putin and Zelensky impossible

    The speaker of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, said that the contacts between Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky are impossible because of "Kyiv’s position".

    Peskov believes that sound logic "dictates the need" for contacts between the presidents of the two countries. At the same time, the Russian president was ready for this "yesterday", but the implementation of the Minsk agreements reached an impasse. The Kremlin blames the Ukrainian side for this.

    At the same …

  • Russian warplanes enter Ukrainian military drills area

    Russian reconnaissance aircraft violated the boundaries of the zone allocated for the exercises of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, reported the Command of the Ukrainian Air Forces.

    "In the area of combat firing of anti-aircraft missile forces and land air defense forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Black Sea, reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Federation such as Su-24MR and Il-20 grossly violated the procedure for using airspace," the Ukrainian Military Command said.

    According to the …

  • Ukraine passes law to limit oligarchs’ influence

    The Ukrainian Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted a "law on oligarchs", submitted to parliament by the President Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Parliamentarians approved the law "On Prevention of Threats to National Security Related to the Excessive Influence of Persons who have Significant Economic or Political Weight in Public Life (Oligarchs)” in the second reading. It was supported by 279 out of 450 deputies, 54 opposed, 27 abstained.

    "The purpose of this law is to overcome the conflict of …