The Ukrainian question
Trilateral gas consultations to be held in teleconference format
Technical trilateral talks between Russia, Ukraine and the EU will take place on Wednesday in the format of a teleconference, a source in Brussels told TASS on Wednesday. The talks aim to prepare for …
EC recommends Kiev to return to direct gas purchases from Russia
The European Commission (EC) has recommended direct purchases of the Russian gas totaling around 15 bln cubic meters per year to Ukraine to reduce expensive reverse supplies, a source in the …
Ukraine’s Naftogaz to seek $11.8 bln in compensation if Russian gas transit halted
The executive director of Ukraine’s national oil and gas company Naftogaz, Yuri Vitrenko, said Kiev would seek $11.8 billion in compensation from Russia’s Gazprom in an arbitration court …
Kiev to consider Donbass status after Normandy Four summit
The Ukrainian authorities will review legislative acts regarding the status of eastern Ukraine’s region of Donbass, after the upcoming meeting of the Normandy Four leaders (Germany, France, …
Russia hands over to Ukraine three ships detained in Kerch Strait
Russia has returned to Ukraine the three ships detained in the Kerch Strait area a year ago, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary on Monday.
"On November 18, the handover of the three …
Ukraine rules out further disengagement in Donbass until Normandy Four summit
The Ukrainian government will make a decision on further disengagement of forces and equipment in Donbass after the Normandy Four summit, head of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada (parliament) Committee on …
Ukraine won’t discuss Crimea at Normandy Four
Kiev is not intending to raise the issue of Crimea at Normandy Four talks, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristaiko said in an interview with BBC News Ukrainian published on Thursday in …
OSCE mission in Ukraine confirms completion of disengagement in Petrovskoye
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) has confirmed that the forces were disengaged in Petrovskoye in Donbass, the OSCE said in a press release on Wednesday.
"On 12 November, the OSCE Special …
Ukrainians want Zelensky to find common ground with Putin
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky is trying to establish cooperation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristaiko told ICTV television.
"Every Ukrainian …
Trump vows to publish transcript of his first talk with Zelensky later this week
US President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post he would publish the transcript of his first phone conversation with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky later this week.
"In order to continue …