The Ukrainian question
Ukraine reports 37% turnout at local elections
The turnout at the local elections that were held in Ukraine on Sunday has approximately reached 37%, the Ukrainian Central Election Commission (CEC) head Oleg Didenko told a briefing.
"As of 22:00 …
Russia alarmed by Kiev’s decision to close checkpoint in Stanitsa Luganskaya
Russia is alarmed by Ukraine’s decision to close the checkpoint in eastern Ukraine’s Stanitsa Luganskaya, the only route for civilians in the Lugansk region willing to cross the line of …
Kiev’s deputy envoy to Contact Group dismisses allegations of Russian-Ukrainian conflict
The Kiev government’s first deputy envoy to the Contact Group on Donbass reconciliation, Vitold Fokin, said on Tuesday he saw no reasons to assert that the hostilities in Eastern Ukraine were, …
Russian diplomat: Ukraine’s military activity destabilizes region
Ukraine’s military activity supported from abroad, in particular its military exercises with aggressive scenarios and the involvement of NATO forces, has a destabilizing impact on the region, …
DPR initiates extraordinary meeting of Contact Group to deescalate situation in Donbass
The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) suggests the Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine hold an extraordinary meeting on September 9 in a bid to …
No plans for contacts between Zelensky, Lukashenko
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has had no contacts with his Belarussian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko after the presidential election in the neighboring country, Ukrainian Foreign Minister …
Zelensky admits that some EU nations don’t want Ukraine to join it
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has admitted that some of the European Union nations do not want to see Ukraine in the European Union.
"It’s true, not all the EU member nations want it. I …
Normandy Four advisors’ meeting planned for August cancelled
The meeting of the political advisors to the Normandy Four nations leaders, planned for August 28, has been cancelled, a source close to the talks told TASS.
The source clarified that the meeting was …
Lavrov urges Kiev to stop making excuses for not implementing Minsk agreements
Ukraine needs to stop making excuses for not fulfilling their obligations under the Minsk agreements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Trud newspaper.
OSCE states improvement of situation along line of contact in Donbass
Measures to enhance the ceasefire regime are implemented successfully, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG), Ambassador Heidi Grau …