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Ukraine may grant visa-free access to citizens of China, Australia, Arab states to boost tourismUkraine is considering cancelling its visa requirement for tourists from China, Australia, New Zealand and Arab states in order to attract more visitors once lockdowns ease and bring more money into..
Ukraine will ‘never surrender sovereign control over Donbass or CrimeaUkrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday denied that Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has underestimated the challenge of achieving peace with Russia. Talking to DW, Kuleba said..
Ukraine must drain corruption swamp, Saakashvili says in latest comebackMikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, vowed on Friday to help his new boss, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, clean out a political "swamp" of oligarchs' interests that he said..
Georgian ex-President Saakashvili toasts appointment to Ukraine reform roleMikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, was appointed on Thursday to a senior role at an advisory body on reforms chaired by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Invoking Cossack resistance, Ukrainian mayor defies lockdown measuresThe mayor of a town in central Ukraine has unilaterally decided to ease lockdown restrictions, causing a row with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's government as it seeks to avoid a second wave of novel..
Ukraine parliament votes to appoint presidential ally as new prosecutor generalUkraine's parliament on Tuesday voted to appoint Iryna Venediktova, a 41-year-old lawyer and close ally of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, as the country's new Prosecutor General.
Ukraine plans more lockdowns, IMF talks, food export curbs over coronavirusUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced nationwide shutdowns on Monday to contain the coronavirus spread, called for government restrictions on food exports and for aid talks with overseas..
Ukraine wants talks with IMF, food export curbs to fight virus falloutUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy asked his government on Monday to hold talks with the International Monetary Fund to ask for financial support to counteract the effect of the coronavirus on the..
Ukraine's prosecutor general axed in parliament no-confidence voteUkraine's prosecutor general was axed in a parliamentary vote on Thursday night, the latest casualty in a sweeping reshuffle by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that has raised questions about the..
Ukraine president jettisons PM in search for 'new brains' to revive economyUkraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy ousted Oleksiy Honcharuk as prime minister after just six months in a reshuffle on Wednesday, saying that "new brains and new hearts" were required to revive the..
Ukraine president seeks 'new brains and new hearts' as he ousts PMUkraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy ditched Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk in a sweeping reshuffle on Wednesday after just six months in charge, saying "new brains and new hearts" were needed to..
Out with the new: Ukraine president to bring in experienced hands in reshuffleUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party is set to promote some experienced hands in a sweeping reshuffle on Wednesday, as it ditches a cabinet run by the country's youngest ever prime minister..
Ukrainian prime minister to exit in sweeping reshuffleUkrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has resigned and the finance minister, foreign minister and the prosecutor general could also exit in a sweeping reshuffle this week, lawmakers from President..
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Ukrainian prime minister has submitted resignation letter: lawmakerUkraine's Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has submitted his letter of resignation, Galyna Yanchenko, a lawmaker from President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's ruling party, told reporters on Tuesday.
In eastern Ukraine, the cost of peace may still be too high for Volodymyr ZelenskiyA recent reshuffling of top officials in both Ukraine and Russia indicates that both sides could be ready for a new approach to break a stalemate in the Donbas conflict in eastern Ukraine. But the..
Coronavirus: Ukraine protesters attack buses carrying China evacueesPresident Volodymyr Zelensky urged people to show solidarity and remember "we are all human".
Ukraine president to convene security council meeting on Donbass fightingUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will convene a Ukrainian security council meeting on Tuesday after one soldier was killed and four wounded in what Kiev said was heavy shelling by Russian forces..
Zelensky responds to Trump's claims: 'It's not true that Ukraine is a corrupt country'Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said he wanted to "change this image" of Ukraine as a "corrupt country" because "it's not true."
Ukraine's President Vows to End War, Invites Trump to KyivUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy vowed Saturday to end the separatist conflict in the east of his country, where fighting between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops has killed more than..
Who needs an Oscar? I'm popular in U.S. now, jokes Ukrainian leaderUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a former comic actor, joked on Saturday that after dreaming of Oscars and popularity in the United States, he had achieved at least the fame part through..
'Confident' Zelensky wants no involvement in U.S. politics -Senator MurphyA group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday (February 14) to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year in President Donald Trump's..
Leaders of Ukraine, Russia discuss release of prisonersUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone about the release of Ukrainian citizens detained in Russia, eastern Ukraine and Crimea, Zelenskiy's office..
In wake of impeachment, U.S. senators to visit UkraineThree U.S. senators will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on Friday, seeking to reinforce the importance of his country as a strategic U.S. ally after he found himself at the..
New Ukraine chief of staff: compromises possible in Russia talksUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's new chief of staff Andriy Yermak said there could be compromises in Kiev's negotiations with Moscow over the future of the Donbass region but also stressed..
Ukraine's political course won't change after chief of staff's exit: presidential statementThe office of Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday the country's political course will not change after the dismissal of his chief of staff, Andriy Bogdan.
Ukraine's president fires chief of staff after reports of turf warUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday dismissed his chief of staff Andriy Bogdan, a lawyer whose links with a prominent tycoon had made him one of Zelenskiy's most controversial..
Ukraine president's chief of staff dismissed: presidential decreeUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has dismissed his chief of staff Andriy Bogdan and replaced him with a senior aide, Andriy Yermak, according to three decrees published on the presidential..
Ukraine's president asks pope to help win release of prisoners of warUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy asked Pope Francis on Saturday for help to win the release of prisoners of war held by Russia and Russian-backed separatists.
Trump, Conservatives Heap Scorn on Romney for His Impeachment VoteU.S. President Donald Trump and conservative pundits are unleashing a stream of vitriol against Republican Sen. Mitt Romney for his vote to convict the president of abusing the presidency, even as the..
‘Monkey jumps’ in Ukraine parliament over land reform billKiev — A brawl broke out in Ukraine’s parliament and hundreds of people protested outside the legislature on Thursday as passions heated up over a controversial land reform bill. About 15 lawmakers..
President Zelensky Claims Leaked Audio Shows Iran Knew Immediately It Shot Down Ukrainian FlightUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview that a leaked audio recording proved that Iran knew it had shot down a Ukrainian airliner almost immediately, despite authorities in Tehran..
Recording shows Iran knew immediately it had shot down plane -ZelenskiyA leaked audio recording of an Iranian pilot talking to the control tower in Tehran shows that Iran knew immediately it had shot down a Ukrainian airliner last month, Ukraine's president Volodymyr..
Ukraine wants larger compensation for its citizens killed in plane shootdown in IranUkraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sunday that Kiev was not satisfied with a size of compensation Iran had offered to families of Ukrainians killed in the downing of a plane near Tehran..
Meanwhile, in Ukraine: Pompeo meets the president but does not invite him to visit.“If there is anything we can negotiate and discuss, and if I can bring something back home, I am ready to go straight away,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said.
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Pompeo says Zelenskiy White House visit not conditional on Biden probesU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that a prospective visit by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to the White House was not conditional on Ukraine opening an investigation into..
Trump is being impeached over an extortion scheme, not a 'policy dispute'Trump was shaking down Zelensky while trying to keep the rest of the government in the dark. That's not a 'policy,' that's a conspiracy.
Trump’s lawyers say Ukraine’s leader got the meeting he wanted, even though he said he did not.A former top adviser said that world leaders are not satisfied with so-called pull-aside at another event, like a United Nations meeting, which is what Volodymyr Zelensky received.
Pompeo plans to meet with Zelensky next week.It will be the first meeting between a member of President Trump’s cabinet and Ukraine’s leader since the impeachment inquiry against Mr. Trump began in the fall.