Politics

15 March 2021

Malaysia's approach to MH17 based on evidence, not politics - ambassador

Malaysia's approach to MH17 based on evidence, not politics - ambassador

Malaysia is committed to achieve justice in the investigation into the downing of flight MH17, but its approach has always been based on evidence rather than political influence. In this context, the position of incumbent Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on the MH17 case does not differ from the position of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

13 March 2021

President outlines most important laws for Ukraine

President outlines most important laws for Ukraine

The laws necessary for the completion of land reform, decentralization, judicial reform, economic growth, pension provision, capital amnesty and overcoming corruption are currently crucial for Ukraine.

12 March 2021

Normandy Four meeting being prepared for April - Kravchuk

Normandy Four meeting being prepared for April - Kravchuk

Political advisers to the leaders of the Normandy Four countries are working to organize a meeting between the leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia in April, the head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group, Leonid Kravchuk, has said.

EU extends sanctions against Russia for six months

EU extends sanctions against Russia for six months

The Council of the European Union has decided to extend sanctions against the Russian Federation for a further six months over actions undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity, according to the Council’s press release.

SBU to check 236 MPs for treason due to voting for Kharkiv Accords

SBU to check 236 MPs for treason due to voting for Kharkiv Accords

The Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has instructed the SBU State Security Service to study the circumstances of the voting of MPs of the sixth convocation for the Kharkiv Accords and, if signs of treason are confirmed, to initiate criminal proceedings against them under Article 111 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

11 March 2021

Euractiv removes map of Ukraine without Crimea - ambassador

Euractiv removes map of Ukraine without Crimea - ambassador

European media network Euractiv has removed from its website an inaccurate map on which Ukraine was marked without Crimea, Ukraine's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and Ukraine's Representative to the EU Mykola Tochytskyi has said on Twitter.

10 March 2021

Yermak: Donbas peace plan is on the table

Yermak: Donbas peace plan is on the table

The Donbas peace plan, prepared by Ukraine and its Western partners, is waiting for Russia to either approve it or openly declare that it does not want peace, Head of the Ukrainian President's Office Andriy Yermak has said.

09 March 2021

SBU questions Medvedchuk

SBU questions Medvedchuk

Investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) have questioned Opposition Platform – For Life MP Viktor Medvedchuk as part of criminal proceedings, sources in law enforcement agencies have told Ukrinform.

English should be second language in Ukraine - Danilov

English should be second language in Ukraine - Danilov

Ukraine must protect itself from the "linguistic war" waged by the Russian Federation by introducing the English language more actively, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov has said.

08 March 2021

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