The commissioning of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline bypassing Ukraine would allow Moscow to completely withdraw the Ukrainian GTS from the chain of gas shipments to Europe and untie its hands for a large-scale military incursion into Ukraine.
22 November 2021
Year 2022 should mark the development and institutionalization of the Crimea Platform international initiative.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has received assurances from many Bulgarian officials that the country's stance on the territorial belonging of Crimea to Ukraine remains unwavering.
Ukraine is not planning to conduct an offensive military operation in Donbas and remains committed to finding a political and diplomatic solution to the conflict, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has tweeted.
Our partners have assured us they will help Ukraine as much as possible in the event of a Russian offensive
Close ties with Moscow can contribute to short-term situational benefits, but they have highly negative strategic consequences
International partners will help Kyiv if Russia dares to invade Ukraine.
Canada can support Ukraine's full membership in NATO if need be, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov has said.
Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says Ukraine and its partners insist that European legislation be fully applied to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline despite efforts by Russian lobbyists and lawyers to partly exempt the project from EU regulations.
Ukraine considers it inappropriate for ambassador to take part in Iran’s trial over downing of UIA plane
Ukraine considers the participation of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Islamic Republic of Iran in a formal court hearing on the downing of the UIA plane, where the indictment will be read, to be inappropriate.
The growing number of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border, as well as in Belarus and Russia’s Kaliningrad exclave, is a matter of concern to the Polish authorities.
Russia operates against the Crimea Platform with the signatories to its declaration, so Ukraine should be more active within this format.
Russia may go for a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine, while the government in Kyiv is working hard to prevent this from happening.
Paris is concerned about Russia's military build-up along Ukraine's borders, warning that the invasion will have serious consequences for Russia.
Last week the Ukrainian government has been working on strengthening the capacity of the healthcare system, providing housing for Ukraine's defenders and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and preparing for the next Reform Conference, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has written on Facebook.
20 November 2021
The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ann Linde discussed with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov the need to de-escalate tensions in and around Ukraine.
Ukraine should continue to implement reforms that will sooner or later ensure its accession to NATO, despite the fact that the Alliance so far has no political consensus on our country membership.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov participates in the Halifax International Security Forum.
19 November 2021
Ukraine's Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova and Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Kristina Kvien have discussed the election of a new head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office, the Prosecutor General's Office has reported.
On November 19, Ambassador of Bulgaria to Ukraine Kostadin Kodzhabashev was invited to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in connection with the statements by President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev about belonging of the temporarily occupied Crimea to Russia.
NATO has made it clear to Russia that it sees a significant Russian military buildup near Ukraine's borders and in the temporarily occupied Crimea, calling on Russia to halt escalation and reduce tensions.
The State Bureau of Investigation will work to identify the source of a leak of what is believed to be secret documents describing Ukrainian military intelligence plans to detain a group of Russian mercenaries for further criminal prosecution.
The ambassadors of the Group of Seven countries have called on Ukrainian MPs to support draft law No. 3196-d "On the introduction of amendments to the law of Ukraine 'On the Security Service of Ukraine'" and to adopt it as soon as possible.
Ukraine could look into the example of NATO accession in 1955 by Western Germany (FRG), which regained the Soviet-occupied territories after achieving prosperity.
Russia has de facto withdrawn from the Minsk process of Donbas settlement without openly declaring this.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Anatoliy Poloskov as head of Zakarpattia Regional State Administration.
18 November 2021
Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President's Office Andriy Sybiha and Secretary-General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization Asaf Hajiyev, who is on a visit to Ukraine, have discussed the security situation in the east of the country, according to a statement posted on the president's website.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba calls on NATO allies not to look at Ukraine through the prism of their relations with Russia, but to evaluate Ukraine according to its deserts.
Today's equivalent of the Marshall Plan is Ukraine's membership in the EU