Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaking at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has urged Americans to make a right choice in the 2016 presidential race.
Honoring the memory of the victims in the Volyn tragedy by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is a very important gesture for Ukrainian-Polish reconciliation, Polish President Andrzej Duda told Polsat News TV channel on air.
There is no internal conflict in Ukraine, but we have a brutal undeclared war being waged by Russia against us, Secretary of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov has said while commenting on another statement made by Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding "an internal nature of the conflict in Ukraine," the press service of the National Security Council has reported.
On June 14, quite an interesting event is expected to take place in Belin, where still unknown to us “experts” will discuss… the participation of the Ukrainian special services in the murder of Nemtsov. It’s interesting that “the International conference” of the so-called “Eastern objective” group with a notorious title “We know the killer of Boris Nemtsov” was scheduled for June 7, but then it was postponed for some reason.
The Ukrainian economy has returned to growth mode reaching 0.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016 , according to the latest report published by the World Bank (WB) on global economic prospects, which was released on Tuesday, June 7, German DW reports.
Western sanctions against Russia are needed, as there are no other efficient tools to force Russia to follow Minsk peace agreements. The results of sanctions will be seen in two-three years, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said in an interview with the Polish Radio Trojka.
The continuation of the reform process in Ukraine is a key element in strengthening Europe’s common security based on democracy, the rule of law and a free market economy in both the member states as well as in Europe’s Eastern neighbours.
Despite the negative Western perception of the political situation in Ukraine caused by delays in forming the new government and the reform of the Prosecutor’s General Office, Poroshenko’s meetings with the American leadership will have an extremely positive effect for Ukraine.