• Kremlin: Putin is ready to discuss Crimea with Zelensky

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss cooperation on Crimea with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky not the ownership of Crimea, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov on air of Rossiya 1 TV channel.

    "If we discuss Crimea in terms of the development of cross-border cooperation, you know, Russia has cross-border cooperation with other countries, in this regard, I am sure that Putin will be ready," Peskov said.

    Peskov added that "no one will ever …

  • Ukrainian President promises to hold referendum on settlement in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was considering holding a nationwide referendum on a settlement in the Donbas, UNIAN reports.

    "Regarding the national referendum, I believe that this should be the most important issue that we have today. I believe that this is the situation in the Donbas," said Zelensky at a press conference.

    According to Zelensky, this will take some time as Kyiv has several plans to end the war and take back the occupied territories and people. "We will …

  • Ukrainian media publishes wiretaps of Medvedchuk's conversations with Poroshenko and Donbas militants

    In the summer of 2014, Viktor Medvedchuk was in constant contact with the Kremlin and the representatives of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, report journalists of Bihus.Info, who claim they have received recordings of Medvedchuk's phone conversations with Donbas militants.

    Medvedchuk said he was carrying out negotiations at the request of Russian President Vladimir Putin and then-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko,

    Journalist Denys Bihus does not disclose the source …

  • Ukraine provides list of military needs to U.S.

    Ukraine has given the U.S. a list of the most urgent needs of its Armed Forces and expects to receive this assistance, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba in an interview with Deutsche Welle.

    "We gave the U.S. a list of the most urgent needs of the Ukrainian army. Some items on this list are easier to accomplish, others are harder. We don't expect to get everything at once, but we are making progress on these items, which can be obtained at the moment. I have no doubt that we will …

  • Kyiv ready to exchange Putin’s friend Medvedchuk for Ukrainians imprisoned in Russia

    Ukraine can exchange the head of of the party "Opposition Platform - For Life" Viktor Medvedchuk, arrested on suspicion of treason, for Ukrainians imprisoned in Russia, said the Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, Oleksii Danilov.

    "The decision on the exchange is made by the President of Ukraine. I think if we can do that, we'll be happy to do it," Danilov said.

    Medvedchuk is currently under house arrest. His house and the office of the "Opposition Platform" were …