The Lublin Triangle Summit of the heads of state will take place in Ukraine on December 20.
Any concessions to President Vladimir Putin lead to increased pressure from Russia, Russian opposition politician Mark Feygin has told the Dom TV channel.
The EU Council on Monday, December 13, adopted a list of sanctions against a Russian private military company, Wagner, which shall apply to the Wagner Group itself, as well as to eight individuals and three affiliated entities.
Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba had his first phone call with Germany’s newly appointed Federal Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, during which the two discussed a peaceful settlement in eastern Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki has reaffirmed Washington's readiness to increase its military presence in NATO countries in Eastern Europe should Russia launch further aggression against Ukraine.
On December 13, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba met with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried, who arrived in Kyiv on a working visit.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Ukrainian ambassadors to Serbia, the Netherlands, Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam and Malta.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov believes Ukraine is not the ultimate goal in the war that Putin might launch. If he does, the war will spill across Europe, the minister believes.
13 December 2021
The Venice Commission is set to publish on January 28, 2022, a preliminary opinion on Ukrainian Parliament’s Bill 5512 "On Local Referendum."
MFA Ukraine: Canada set to apply all mechanisms to deter Russia from further aggression against Ukraine
During the meeting of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmytro Senik, and the Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Sandra McCardell, the Canadian side reaffirmed its readiness to use all possible mechanisms to deter Russia from expanding aggression against Ukraine.
The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Oleksandr Gogilashvili as Ukraine's deputy interior minister at his own request.
The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is unlikely to start pumping gas if Russia opts for another stage of military aggression against Ukraine, and Russian leader Vladimir Putin should take this into account, said U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Deputy foreign ministers of Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania – Mykola Tochytskyi, Marcin Przydacz, and Mantas Adomėnas – discussed the security situation in the region during a meeting within the Lublin Triangle in Lutsk on December 12.
Germany feels responsible for intensifying the Normandy format and maintaining Ukraine's transit role in Russian gas shipments to Europe.
UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Liz Truss says that London is considering all options for responding if Moscow invades Ukraine.
The foreign ministers of the Group of Seven and the EU High Representative issued a powerful joint statement in support of Ukraine amid Russian military buildup near Ukraine’s borders.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that the United States and the EU stand united in support for Ukraine.
U.S. President Joe Biden and President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, have agreed to hold another summit.
11 December 2021
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has warned Russia that invading Ukraine would be a "strategic mistake."
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has commented on the earlier statement by his Croatian counterpart Zoran Milanović, who claimed the visit of his country’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković to Ukraine was "plain charlatanism."
The latest survey says 50% of Ukrainian respondents oppose the idea of introducing dual citizenship in Ukraine.
Neither Europe, nor North America can address alone challenges posed by Russia and China.
10 December 2021
Ukraine, like any other European country, has the right to choose its own path.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of France Emmanuel Macron discussed the unlocking negotiations within the Normandy format and the Trilateral Contract Group.
The United States is concerned about Russia's plans for escalation against Ukraine, including efforts to destabilize the country from within.
Some of this year's events were seen as milestones and some took place for the first time in Ukraine’s history
The negotiation process within the Trilateral Contact Group and in the Normandy format has stalled due to Russia's refusal to recognize itself as a party to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
The Ukrainian authorities hope that international partners will help Ukraine hold direct talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
In the occupied territories of Ukraine, Russia is repressing activists, human rights defenders, and journalists under the pretext of fighting terrorism.