Ukraine is getting itself into US election troubles

By |maj 27th, 2020|Bulgaria, Donald Trump, Georgia, Hungary, Joseph Biden, Mikheïl Saakashvili, minority rights, News, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, US elections 2020, Viktor Orbán, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine is losing friends: among other mistakes, by playing internal politics, the country’s President has taken sides in the US elections, which may be disastrous for the country in the future, writes Pavlo Fedykovych.

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Former Ukrainian president in another round of questioning amid ‘geopolitical’ leaks

By |maj 22nd, 2020|Joe Biden, News, Poroshenko, Ukraine, US elections 2020, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, now a lawmaker, has been called in for "urgent questioning" by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) in a case involving the smuggling of 43 valuable paintings out of Ukraine, the state's investigation ser...

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Ukraine opens up land market in bid for $8 bln IMF package

By |marec 31st, 2020|economic crisis, Ihor Kolomoisky, IMF, land ownership, News, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukrainian lawmakers voted on Tuesday (31 March) to lift a ban on the sale of farmland that has stood for nearly two decades, clearing one of the hurdles needed to unlock an $8 billion loan package from the International Monetary Fund.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine opens up land market in bid for $8 bln IMF package

Zelenskiy signals government reshuffle as experts warn against backpedaling on reforms

By |februar 27th, 2020|corruption, Ihor Kolomoisky, News, oligarchs, PrivatBank, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signaled a potential reshuffle of his government on Wednesday (26 February) that local media said could include axing Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk in favor of businessman and veteran politician Serhiy Tihipko.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Zelenskiy signals government reshuffle as experts warn against backpedaling on reforms

Poroshenko fights selective justice ‘at the orders of Zelenskiy’

By |februar 24th, 2020|News, oligarchs, Petro Poroshenko, selective justice, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is fighting a court decision to have him brought in by force for questioning by the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI). Poroshenko's lawyers and his party said this latest development illustrates what the West calls “selective justice” in Ukraine.

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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...

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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.

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Senior appointments in Moscow and Kyiv point to tentative thaw

By |februar 12th, 2020|News, Normandy format, Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

New senior appointments in Moscow and Kyiv on Tuesday (11 February) pointed towards a tentative thaw in ties, after the Ukrainian president's new chief of staff offered guarded praise for the man put in charge of the Ukraine file in the Kremlin.

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OSCE warns Ukraine over disinformation bill

By |februar 6th, 2020|Harlem Desir, media, News, OSCE, press freedom, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

A new bill aimed at curbing the spread of disinformation in Ukraine could pose a risk to freedom of expression, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe warned on Wednesday (5 February).

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Democrats accuse Trump at impeachment trial of corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Democrats, Donald Trump, impeachment, News, Senate, Ukraine, US elections 2020, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday (22 January) of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America’s global prestige would suffer if the US Senate acquits him.

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