Ukraine conflict

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Ukraine threatens Russia to close Turkey's Bosphorus

Ukraine threatens Russia to close Turkey's Bosphorus

Kiev would ask the international community to close the passage of the Bosphorus Strait to Russian warships, commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Igor Voronchenko said. "As the commander of the naval forces, I …

Verkhovna Rada votes to introduce martial law in Ukraine

Verkhovna Rada votes to introduce martial law in Ukraine

Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada voted to back a proposal by President Petro Poroshenko to introduce martial law for a period of 30 days since November 28. After several hours, the Rada split 272-30 in favour of the …

Russia warns Kiev regime and its Western supporters

Russia warns Kiev regime and its Western supporters

The Russian side is declaring a resolute protest over the recent violation of the rules of innocent passage in the Black Sea by Ukrainian Navy ships. Moscow has requested an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the developing …

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 …

 Ukraine considers using Turkish drones?

Ukraine considers using Turkish drones?

Ukrainian army ready to add UAVs Bayraktar TB2 to its armory, Ukraine's Presidential adviser and Minister of Defense Yuriy Biryukov said on his Facebook page. During the official visit to Turkey, President …

Armenian ambassador to Ukraine decides to resign

Armenian ambassador to Ukraine decides to resign

Armenia’s ambassador to Ukraine Andranik Manukyan has tendered a resignation application, saying on his Facebook page that his previous requests to resign had been declined by the country’s president.  …

NATO and Russia resumes dialogue

NATO and Russia resumes dialogue

The first since last October NATO-Russia Council (NRC) convened today in Brussels.  "The Council had an open exchange on several topics, including the situation in and around Ukraine, issues related to military activities, …

Ukraine's withdrawal from CIS to take one year

Ukraine's withdrawal from CIS to take one year

Ukraine's withdrawal from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will take about a year, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. "In …

UN: situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorates

UN: situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorates

The overall security situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated since the beginning of May, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said. "Hostilities, with the use of mortars and heavy artillery, were reported …

Poroshenko withdraws representatives of Ukraine from CIS bodies

Poroshenko withdraws representatives of Ukraine from CIS bodies

Ukraine withdraws its representatives from all the statutory bodies of the Commonwealth of Independent States. A corresponding decree was issued by the president of the country, Petro Poroshenko, he wrote about this in his Twitter. The …

Ukraine starts official withdrawal from CIS

Ukraine starts official withdrawal from CIS

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that the CIS framework signed by Ukraine, as well as the Treaty on Friendship with Russia, should be reassessed taking into account its compliance with the national interests of the …