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Berlin calls on Kyiv to apologize to German President

Berlin calls on Kyiv to apologize to German President

Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann, chairperson of the German parliament's Defense Committee, called on Kyiv to apologize to the country's president Frank-Walter Steinmeier for refusing admission. "Ukraine has withdrawn the …

Von der Leyen and Borrell en route to Kiev

Von der Leyen and Borrell en route to Kiev

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the EU's foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell are travelling to Kiev today to meet Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy. "Looking forward to Kyiv," von der Leyen …

Von der Leyen and Borrell to arrive in Kiev

Von der Leyen and Borrell to arrive in Kiev

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell will travel to Kyiv this week for a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, an EU spokesman said on Tuesday. The meeting will …

Curfew announced in Kiev until Monday morning

Curfew announced in Kiev until Monday morning

Kiev authorities reported that a curfew was introduced on the territory of the Ukrainian capital until 9:00 am Monday Moscow time. During the whole Sunday in Kiev it is forbidden to move both on foot and in cars without passes. …

Kiev metro transformed into bomb shelter

Kiev metro transformed into bomb shelter

The Kiev metro halted carrying passengers, the mayor of the city, Vitali Klitschko said. "The metro has switched to the shelter mode. There will be no transportation," he wrote on his Telegram channel, …

NATO closes representative office in Kiev

NATO closes representative office in Kiev

NATO suspends the work of the Kiev office and evacuates its employees to Brussels and Lviv, the press service of the Alliance informs. According to a NATO spokesman, the alliance is closely monitoring and assessing the situation and is …

Germany offers Ukraine helmets, Klitschko "speechless"

Germany offers Ukraine helmets, Klitschko "speechless"

Germany will supply 5,000 military helmets to Ukraine to help defend against a possible Russian invasion, an offer Kyiv mayor and former world champion boxer Vitali Klitschko dismissed as “a joke” that left him …

Poroshenko arrives in Kiev

Poroshenko arrives in Kiev

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived in Kyiv on Monday planning to fight treason charges that he denies. According to the airport's online information desk, the plane with Poroshenko landed at Kiev's Zhuliany …

Man detained in Kiev was armed with live grenade

Man detained in Kiev was armed with live grenade

The man detained inside the Ukrainian government's building on Wednesday was armed with a live grenade and now may face up to 15 years in jail, the chief of the National Police, Igor Klimenko, said on Wednesday. "Criminal …

Azerbaijani airline to resume flights to Kiev

Azerbaijani airline to resume flights to Kiev

Air carrier Buta Airways will resume flights from Baku to the capital of Ukraine. Special flights on the route Baku-Kiev-Baku will be operated from April 1. It is reported that the flights will be carried out to the Boryspil airport, …

Ukraine commemorates 7th anniversary of Maidan killings

Ukraine commemorates 7th anniversary of Maidan killings

Today, Ukrainians commemorate the 7th anniversary of the 2013 uprising in Kyiv and those killed during the Maidan events. Today, the citizens of the country also mark the Day of Dignity and Freedom by participating in mass events. 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 …

Chernobyl fire extinguished by rain

Chernobyl fire extinguished by rain

Open flames burning in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone have been extinguished after rain fell in the region north of Kiev early on Tuesday morning, Ukraine’s emergency service has said. "There are no open flames," …