Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will leave for the United States at the end of the week to attend the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, as well as meet and negotiate with the U.S. leadership, in particular, Pentagon officials.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko hopes that the international community as a result of coordinated actions will force Russia to accept a concept of the deployment of peacekeeping forces in the east of Ukraine.
The Russian Federation, being the occupying state, applies its legislation in the annexed Crimea in defiance of the international law.
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, now illegally imprisoned in Russia, has been convoyed from the pre-trial detention facility in Irkutsk to Chelyabinsk.
Former Odesa Regional Governor Mikheil Saakashvili has stated that he is not planning to unite with any political forces, even with former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says that the government will approve the draft state budget for 2018 on time and then submit it to the Verkhovna Rada.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to "supplement" the functions of a peacekeeping force in the Donbas proposed in a Russian draft resolution of the UN Security Council, the Kremlin's press service has reported, referring to Putin's phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The European Union does not recognise the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia and therefore does not recognise the holding of elections in the Crimean peninsula.
President Petro Poroshenko met with a delegation of the French senators headed by Chairman of the French-Ukrainian Group of Friendship Herve Maurey.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has described as a crime the illegal crossing of the state border by former Head of Odesa Regional Administration Mikheil Saakashvili and a group of MPs.
Ukraine's Special Envoy for Transdniestrian conflict settlement, Viktor Kryzhanovsky, and Moldova’s Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration Gheorghe Balan have discussed the implementation of bilateral infrastructure projects at the Transdniestrian section of the Ukrainian-Moldovan border, Ukraine’s Embassy in Moldova reports.
The European Union has called on Russia to release all Ukrainian citizens illegally detained or convicted in Russia or illegally annexed Crimea, the UK Delegation to the OSCE has tweeted.
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, now illegally imprisoned in Russia, has been convoyed from the pre-trial detention facility in Irkutsk, where he was recently transferred from the Yakutsk penal colony.
Crimean political prisoner, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Akhtem Chiygoz has been sentenced by so-called court in Crimea to eight years in prison for alleged plotting riots at the rally on February 26, 2014.