The United States, Canada and the European Union simultaneously announced the imposition of the Azov package of sanctions against Russia as a powerful transatlantic strike against its plans to occupy the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated six Russian individuals and eight entities in response to Russia’s continued and ongoing aggression in Ukraine.
Germany is not going to recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea, regardless of how much time has passed since this violation of international law.
Hungary's blocking the European integration aspirations of Ukraine prevents the holding of a series of important meetings with its EU partners at the official level, Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has said.
The United States Intelligence Community (IC) will help strengthen the ability of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry to counteract Russia’s armed aggression.
The so-called Azov package of sanctions imposed by the Council of the European Union for Russia's armed aggression in the Black Sea is only the beginning, and these restrictive measures will be strengthened if Moscow continues the same policy, President Petro Poroshenko has said in a statement published on his Facebook page.
The European Union officially imposed sanctions against Russians due to the capture of Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait in November 2018.
The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has strongly condemned the visit of a group of French politicians to illegally annexed Crimea.
Yehor Bozhok has been appointed deputy minister of foreign affairs of Ukraine, according to a Cabinet of Ministers resolution of March 13 posted on the government's website.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Yehor Bozhok as head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine.
The response of the United States and the European Union to Russian aggression against Ukraine is insufficient, but sanctions remain critical for the Kremlin.
The North Atlantic Alliance made efforts to build strategic partnership with Russia but suspended all practical cooperation with it following the illegal annexation of Crimea and aggression against Ukraine in 2014.
The reform of decentralization of power introduced by the Government of Ukraine – the transfer of powers and financial resources to the level of territorial communities – has united the country and become a real and effective alternative to the idea of federalization of Ukraine.
NATO’s commitment to assisting Ukraine’s security and defence sector reforms remains high.