EU demands access to Donbas for international organisations during coronavirus restrictions

By |marec 25th, 2020|Donbas, Eastern Ukraine, News, OSCE|

Russian-backed armed formations in the breakaway Donbas region have since Saturday (21 March) denied access to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) mission monitoring the conflict, Ukraine's State Border Guard Service repor...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU demands access to Donbas for international organisations during coronavirus restrictions

Risk still there for Ukraine to become frozen conflict – OSCE chief

By |februar 19th, 2020|Donbas, enlargement, MSC2020, Munich security conference, News, Normandy format, OSCE, OSCE Minsk group, Russia, Thomas Greminger, Ukraine, Ukraine conflict, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Western Balkans|

Despite recent rapprochement between Ukraine and Russia, the full implementation of the Minsk agreements is still "miles away" and there is still a risk that the separatist regions could turn into another "frozen conflict", OSCE Secretary-General, Thom...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Risk still there for Ukraine to become frozen conflict – OSCE chief

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy wants ‘legitimate’ local elections in Donetsk, Luhansk

By |februar 15th, 2020|Donbas, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday (15 February), Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy repeated his plea for Western support and for holding local elections in the separatist-held regions of Donetsk and Lugansk together with the rest of the country in October.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine’s Zelenskiy wants ‘legitimate’ local elections in Donetsk, Luhansk

USA is increasingly problematic, EU should restore ties with Russia

By |januar 29th, 2020|Croatia, Donbas, News, Ukraine, us-eu relations|

Washington, the European Union’s main ally, has in recent years earned the reputation of a country that creates rather than solves problems. But the EU can now normalise and restore recently broken relations with Russia, which has been and will...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za USA is increasingly problematic, EU should restore ties with Russia

USA is increasingly problematic, EU should restore ties with Russia

By |januar 29th, 2020|Croatia, Donbas, News, Ukraine, us-eu relations|

Washington, the European Union’s main ally, has in recent years earned the reputation of a country that creates rather than solves problems. But the EU can now normalise and restore recently broken relations with Russia, which has been and will...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za USA is increasingly problematic, EU should restore ties with Russia

In surprise move, Borrell says will visit Ukraine’s disputed region of Donbas

By |januar 29th, 2020|Donbas, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, Ihor Kolomoisky, IMF, Josep Borrell, News, Oleksiy Hondarchuk, PrivatBank, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis|

EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said on Tuesday (28 January) he intends to visit Ukraine in the coming weeks, including the disputed region of Donbas which is under the control of pro-Russia separatists.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za In surprise move, Borrell says will visit Ukraine’s disputed region of Donbas

Ukraine and Donbas separatists exchange 200 prisoners in controversial swap

By |december 30th, 2019|Donbas, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in the country's war-torn east exchanged 200 prisoners on Sunday, swapping detained fighters for civilians and servicemen held captive in some cases for years in two breakaway regions.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine and Donbas separatists exchange 200 prisoners in controversial swap

Normandy summit upholds the Steinmeier formula for Eastern Ukraine

By |december 10th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Donbas, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Emmanuel Macron, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Gas, Minsk agreement, News, Normandy format, Russia, Steinmeier formula, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in their first face-to-face meeting, took part in nine hours of talks in Paris on Monday (9 November), brokered by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Normandy summit upholds the Steinmeier formula for Eastern Ukraine

Don’t cede too much to Putin, Ukrainians tell Zelenskiy ahead of Paris summit

By |december 9th, 2019|Donbas, Minsk agreement, News, Normandy format, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Thousands of people gathered in the center of Kyiv on Sunday (8 December) to send a message to Ukraine’s president, who meets his Russian counterpart on Monday,  that Ukrainians will not accept a peace deal at the cost of the country’s independence and sovereignty.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Don’t cede too much to Putin, Ukrainians tell Zelenskiy ahead of Paris summit

Donbas foes to pull back troops ahead of Normandy-type summit

By |november 8th, 2019|Donbas, France, Germany, News, Normandy format, OSCE, Russia, Ukraine conflict, Vadym Pristaiko, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine's army and Kremlin-backed separatists are set Friday (8 November) to complete the last phase of a troop pullback in the war-torn east in a key step towards a high-stakes summit with Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Donbas foes to pull back troops ahead of Normandy-type summit