Ukraine and the EU

EU top diplomat to pay visit to Ukraine

EU top diplomat to pay visit to Ukraine

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell will pay a three-day visit to Ukraine this week to show support with Kiev, the European Commission announced. “High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell will be traveling to Ukraine on …

Ukraine asks EU for additional financial aid

Ukraine asks EU for additional financial aid

Ukraine has appealed to the European Union for additional financial aid as the country struggles to meet its obligations, Bloomberg reported. “We have formally requested from the European Commission a long-term, macro-financial …

EU disburses 600 mln euro in assistance to Ukraine

EU disburses 600 mln euro in assistance to Ukraine

The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today disbursed 600 million euro in macro-financial assistance (MFA) to Ukraine, according to the EC website. "This is the second and final tranche under Ukraine's current MFA …

EU adds Ukraine to safe travel list

EU adds Ukraine to safe travel list

The European Union added Ukraine on Thursday to a list of countries for which it recommends that COVID-related travel restrictions be lifted. Rwanda and Thailand, meanwhile, were removed from the safe list, the European Council, which …

EU and Ukraine launch dialogue on cyber security

EU and Ukraine launch dialogue on cyber security

The European Union and Ukraine have launched cyber dialogue, according to the European Union External Action's press release. "On 3 June 2021, the European Union and Ukraine held their first cyber dialogue," the …

EU urges Ukraine to speed justice reform, battle corruption

EU urges Ukraine to speed justice reform, battle corruption

The European Union appealed to Ukraine to make good on long-promised justice and economic reforms and to step up the fight against corruption, as both sides announced a review of a key agreement governing their relations. After a …

 Zelensky on Ukraine's foreign policy priorities

Zelensky on Ukraine's foreign policy priorities

Ukraine remained committed to the policy towards membership of NATO and the European Union, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said after talks in Brussels with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. …

EU pledges support for Zelensky

EU pledges support for Zelensky

In a joint letter as Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential runoff was confirmed, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude …

Saakashvili claims Poroshenko planned to swap Crimea

Saakashvili claims Poroshenko planned to swap Crimea

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili claimed that back in 2014 incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had allegedly informed him of intention to "exchange" Crimea for EU and NATO …

Poroshenko says Russia and Ukraine parting completely

Poroshenko says Russia and Ukraine parting completely

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Russia and Ukraine are parting completely and irrevocably. "By fixing in the constitution, the obligatory course towards joining NATO and the European Union, we are …

Merkel to visit Kyiv on Nov. 1

Merkel to visit Kyiv on Nov. 1

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Kyiv on Thursday, November 1, and will discuss with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Minsk agreements among other things, deputy spokesperson for the German …