Ukraine will ‘never surrender sovereign control over Donbass or Crimea



Ukrainian 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 Zelenskiy “fully realizes how difficult it is to make a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin and make him withdraw from Ukraine and de-occupy Donbass.” Kuleba was in Berlin for talks with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. After the meeting, Maas once again called for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. He said that a solution to the conflict is possible “only through a permanent and verifiable cease-fire” upon the terms of the Minsk agreement. “Ukraine has...

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