Ukraine and the US

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U.S. approves selling 16 patrol boats to Ukraine

U.S. approves selling 16 patrol boats to Ukraine

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Ukraine of up to 16 Mark VI patrol boats and equipment for an estimated $600 million, according to a statement from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. "The proposed …

U.S. to provide additional $125 million to Ukraine

U.S. to provide additional $125 million to Ukraine

The Pentagon has notified Congress that Ukraine's government has made the necessary progress on key institutional reforms, thereby justifying an additional $125 million in new military assistance, including patrol boats armed with …

Trump extends anti-Russia sanctions for one year

Trump extends anti-Russia sanctions for one year

U.S President Donald Trump has prolonged sanctions for one year on Russia imposed in March, 2014 over Crimea. "The actions and policies addressed in these Executive Orders continue to pose an unusual and …

U.S. to Ukraine: Crimea to remain part of Russia

U.S. to Ukraine: Crimea to remain part of Russia

Crimea is lost for Ukraine forever, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a private meeting held in Kiev as part of the Secretary of State’s visit. According to media reports, this position was …

Trump assesses his relations with Russia

Trump assesses his relations with Russia

U.S. President Donald Trump said he has very good relationship with Russia, according to the White House website. "My relationship with Russia is very good...People don’t understand: I get along, but nobody …

Pence: U.S. to continue support Ukraine

Pence: U.S. to continue support Ukraine

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky held a meeting in Warsaw yesterday. Speaking ahead of a bilateral meeting with Zelensky, Pence did not address reports that U.S. …

U.S. slow-walks Ukraine military aid

U.S. slow-walks Ukraine military aid

U.S. President Donald Trump is slow-walking $250 million in military assistance to Ukraine, Politico reported citing a senior administration official. According to the source, Trump asked his national security team to …

U.S. advisor Bolton arrives in Kiev

U.S. advisor Bolton arrives in Kiev

U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Kiev, the U.S. Embassy said. "Ambassador Bolton is here to underscore U.S. support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial …

U.S promises to support Zelensky's policy

U.S promises to support Zelensky's policy

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has said the United States will continue to support Ukraine. "President Zelensky’s speech was impressive and very powerful in what kind of vision for Ukraine’s future …

Ukraine foreign minister says arms talks with US ongoing

Ukraine foreign minister says arms talks with US ongoing

Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Friday that arms negotiations were ongoing with the United States, Channel NewsAsia reported. Asked about the prospect of the U.S. selling lethal weapons to …

US delivers Javelin antitank missiles to Ukraine

US delivers Javelin antitank missiles to Ukraine

The United States has confirmed its delivery of American-made, Javelin antitank missile systems to Ukraine. "They have already been delivered," RFE/RL cited a US State Department official as saying. In a statement …

Washington to allocate $350 mln on military aid for Ukraine

Washington to allocate $350 mln on military aid for Ukraine

The Senate of the US Congress passed a bill on US defense policies and spending for 2018 yesterday, which includes provisions about rendering military assistance to Ukraine. The document was submitted to US President Donald …

Poroshenko and Tillerson to discuss US help to Ukraine

Poroshenko and Tillerson to discuss US help to Ukraine

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during his visit to Kiev on July 9, the senior State Department official said. He noted that the Secretary in his …