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Ukraine hinders Donbass negotiation format

Ukraine hinders Donbass negotiation format

Several high-ranking representatives of Kiev at once made statements on the situation in Donbass and the negotiation format of the settlement. The statements run counter to the agreements reached during the talks in early July in Berlin, in …

Kiev and Donetsk complete first prisoner swap this year

Kiev and Donetsk complete first prisoner swap this year

The first prisoner exchange in 2020 between the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and Ukraine has ended, the Donetsk republic’s envoy to the Contact Group’s humanitarian subgroup and DPR Human Rights Commissioner Darya Morozova …

Zelensky to establish Ministry of Donbass Affairs

Zelensky to establish Ministry of Donbass Affairs

Today, President of Ukraine Vladymyr Zelensky said that a fund for the restoration of Donbas has been created in the country, and a relevant ministry will appear in the near future. “We are not waiting and already …

Russian Foreign Ministry names main results of 2019

Russian Foreign Ministry names main results of 2019

The Russian Foreign Ministry summed up the main results of 2019. According to the ministry, the Normandy Quartet’s summit in Paris allowed for achieving shifts in settling the conflict in Ukraine. "Shifts were achieved …

Ukranian politicians try to limit Zelensky's actions

Ukranian politicians try to limit Zelensky's actions

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent a protest note to the Russian Federation over organization of the next humanitarian convoy of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry. This is the 87th humanitarian convoy and, accordingly, …

Kremlin on dialogue between Putin and Zelensky

Kremlin on dialogue between Putin and Zelensky

Russia is in communication with Ukraine following telephone conversations between the two countries’ presidents, Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Zelensky, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov …

Putin responds to Zelensky on Donbass

Putin responds to Zelensky on Donbass

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky to rule out future shelling of Donbass communities by the Ukrainian Armed Forces that leads to deaths of civilians, the Kremlin …

Putin and Zelensky discuss situation in Donbass

Putin and Zelensky discuss situation in Donbass

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said he had a phone conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin today to discuss the situation in Donbass. "This morning I spoke with …

Zelensky names his key priority

Zelensky names his key priority

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky named his key priority at the meeting with Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajcak. Zelensky stressed that a ceasefire …

Zelensky: I have proposals on Donbas settlement

Zelensky: I have proposals on Donbas settlement

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said that he has concrete proposals for resolving the conflict in Donbas, The head of state stressed that he is ready to voice them at a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group. …

Zelensky makes first trip to line of contact in East Ukraine

Zelensky makes first trip to line of contact in East Ukraine

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky on Monday visited the line of contact on Monday, separating the self-proclaimed eastern Ukrainian republics of Donetsk and Lugansk (DPR and LPR) from the rest of the country, the presidential …

OSCE mission welcomes New Year ceasefire in Ukraine

OSCE mission welcomes New Year ceasefire in Ukraine

The Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) welcomed the deal to establish the New Year ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, reached by the Contact Group on Ukrainian settlement. The …