• Zelensky congratulates Trump on GOP nomination and discusses peace efforts in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had a telephone conversation with the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, congratulating him on securing the Republican Party's nomination for the upcoming presidential elections in November, reported the Office of the Ukrainian President.

    During the call, Zelensky condemned the recent assassination attempt on Trump's life and wished him absolute safety in the future.

    President Zelensky expressed gratitude for the crucial support Ukraine …

  • Poland initiates training and enlistment for Ukrainian Volunteer Brigade

    Several thousand Ukrainians residing in Poland have already registered to join the Ukrainian Legion. The country is preparing to train its first brigade of Ukrainian volunteers.

    Polish authorities will not actively seek out Ukrainian nationals within the country to recruit them for the Ukrainian Legion, said the country's Deputy Minister of Defence, Paweł Zalewski, during a broadcast on Polish Radio.

    "The provisions in the security agreement concerning the creation of the legion in Poland …

  • Stoltenberg's warning: Europe must brace for a decade-long war in Ukraine

    The stronger Europe's support for Ukraine, the sooner the war will end, believes current NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. On the other hand, the longer the war continues, the greater the chances of a Russian victory.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is confident that time is on his side. Therefore, European countries should consider that the Russian-Ukrainian war could last for 10 years. Its duration depends on how long and how strongly Europeans will support the Ukrainians, said …

  • UK grants Ukraine £2 Billion loan for for defence modernization and weapons procurement

    The United Kingdom has extended a loan of £2 billion to Ukraine for purchasing military supplies. The loan, set over a period of 15 years, will be supervised by a special commission to ensure proper allocation of funds.

    Ukraine and the UK signed the loan agreement, which will finance Ukraine's defence needs. Under this agreement, British suppliers can enter into credit agreements and contracts with Ukraine, according to the Office of the President of Ukraine.

    The framework agreement, signed …

  • Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich sentenced to 16 years in Russian penal colony

    Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Gershkovich has been sentenced to 16 years in a high-security penal colony in Russia. The court's decision was delivered after closed-door sessions. The Sverdlovsk Regional Court sentenced the Wall Street Journal correspondent to 16 years of imprisonment on charges of espionage. The prosecution had sought an 18-year sentence for the journalist. Gershkovich denies the charges, reports Meduza.

    The court completed its investigation over two sessions held on …