Ukraine conflict

US first lady pays unannounced visit to Ukraine

US first lady pays unannounced visit to Ukraine

US first lady Jill Biden has paid an unannounced visit to Ukraine as part of her trip to Europe, according to a pool report. Her motorcade crossed the Slovak-Ukrainian border at 14:41 Slovak time (15:41 Moscow time) on Sunday. During …

U.S. to announce $750 million more in weapons for Ukraine

U.S. to announce $750 million more in weapons for Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is expected to announce as soon as Wednesday another $750 million in military assistance for Ukraine, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter told Reuters. The equipment would be funded …

Ukraine bans import of goods from Russia

Ukraine bans import of goods from Russia

Ukraine announced a complete trade stoppage with Russia, banning the import of goods from the Russian Federation. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of the country Yulia Sviridenko. According to her, Western …

Çavuşoğlu: Turkey expects more Russia-Ukraine peace talks

Çavuşoğlu: Turkey expects more Russia-Ukraine peace talks

Turkey expects direct negotiations on a cease-fire between Ukraine and Russia to continue, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said. Further meetings are expected in Turkey, likely first between the negotiating teams …

Zelenskyy recalls ambassador from Georgia

Zelenskyy recalls ambassador from Georgia

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday signed decrees recalling Ukrainian ambassadors from Georgia and Morocco, citing their failure to obtain imposition of sanctions of Russia or supply of weapons to Ukraine as the cause for the …

Russia de-escalating situation in Ukraine

Russia de-escalating situation in Ukraine

The delegations of Russia and Ukraine met in Istanbul earlier today for a new round of negotiations to end the special military operation that Moscow launched on 24 February. Russian delegation received a "clearly articulated …

Russia and Ukraine wrap up first day of talks in Istanbul

Russia and Ukraine wrap up first day of talks in Istanbul

The Russian and Ukrainian delegations wrapped up the first day of talks in Istanbul on Tuesday, Haberturk TV reported. No details about the outcome of the talks were reported. The talks took place in the Dolmabahce Turkish …

Russia-Ukraine talks begin in Istanbul

Russia-Ukraine talks begin in Istanbul

The fresh round of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine brokered by Turkey started in Istanbul on Tuesday. In an address to the delegations of Russia and Ukraine before their meeting at the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, Turkish …

Ibrahim Kalin: world cannot 'burn bridges' with  Russia

Ibrahim Kalin: world cannot 'burn bridges' with Russia

Turkey and other nations must still talk to Russia to help end the crisis in Ukraine, Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Sunday. "If everybody burns bridges with Russia then who is going to talk to them at …

UN council defeats Russia humanitarian resolution on Ukraine

UN council defeats Russia humanitarian resolution on Ukraine

The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly defeated a Russian resolution that acknowledged Ukraine’s growing humanitarian needs. Russia and China cast affirmative votes, none of the Security Council’s members were …

Ukraine to continue Russian gas transit to Europe

Ukraine to continue Russian gas transit to Europe

Ukraine will continue to transit Russian natural gas as long as it is technically possible, head of the board of NJSC Naftogaz Ukrainy Yuriy Vitrenko said to Bloomberg. "At the moment, it has been decided that as long as it is …

U.S. suggested Turkey transfer Russia's S-400 to Ukraine

U.S. suggested Turkey transfer Russia's S-400 to Ukraine

The United States has informally raised with Turkey the unlikely possibility of sending its Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems to Ukraine to help it fight Russian forces, according to three sources familiar with the matter. U.S. …

US provides $2 billion worth of weapons to Ukraine

US provides $2 billion worth of weapons to Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin said Kyiv has received or will receive U.S. weapons worth $2 billion. "In the last two weeks, we've provided over $300 million worth of equipment to Ukraine and the $800 …