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Poland supports Zelensky's proposal to expand Normandy format

Poland supports Zelensky's proposal to expand Normandy format

Poland supports the proposal by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to expand the Normandy format on settling the conflict in Donbas and to invite the United States and the United Kingdom to these negotiations, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has told an Ukrinform correspondent in New York.

Court allows Poroshenko's lie detector test

Court allows Poroshenko's lie detector test

A court has allowed Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) to question former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, using a lie detector, the SBI's press service has told the Ukrayinska Pravda online newspaper.

13 August 2019

Reform of Ukraine’s Security Service discussed at NSDC Office

Reform of Ukraine’s Security Service discussed at NSDC Office

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Danylyuk, Acting Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Ivan Bakanov, experts of the NSDC Office, and Deputy Head of Ukraine's Presidential Office Ruslan Riaboshapka met with representatives of the International Advisory Group (IAG).

Putin and Macron to discuss situation in Ukraine

Putin and Macron to discuss situation in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit France on August 19 to hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on a wide range of topics, including the situation in Ukraine, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov has said.

Danylyuk calls Medvedchuk's election to Rada a threat to national security

Danylyuk calls Medvedchuk's election to Rada a threat to national security

The election of the chairman of the Opposition Platform - For Life party, Viktor Medvedchuk, to the Verkhovna Rada is a threat to Ukraine's national security as the politician has a clear pro-Kremlin position, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Danylyuk has said.

Zelensky simplifies granting of Ukrainian citizenship

Zelensky simplifies granting of Ukrainian citizenship

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree making changes to the procedure for the acquisition of Ukrainian citizenship by foreigners who participated in the defense of Ukraine and by Russian citizens who were subject to political persecution.

12 August 2019

CEC registers first 25 MPs

CEC registers first 25 MPs

Ukraine's Central Election Commission (CEC) has registered the first 25 MPs elected in snap parliamentary elections on July 21, 2019, according to a report posted on the CEC's page on Facebook.

Opposition may chair two parliamentary committees

Opposition may chair two parliamentary committees

Representatives of the opposition political parties in the Verkhovna Rada of the ninth convocation will be able to chair the Freedom of Speech Committee and the Human Rights and National Minorities Committee.

10 August 2019

09 August 2019

Zelensky visits UAV enterprise in Turkey

Zelensky visits UAV enterprise in Turkey

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has visited an enterprise that produces unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Turkey and discussed prospects for cooperation between the two countries.

08 August 2019

Ukrainian owes nothing to CIS – Foreign Ministry

Ukrainian owes nothing to CIS – Foreign Ministry

Russian media reports about Ukraine's alleged "debt" to the CIS and the absence of an "official notification" of the country's withdrawal from this organization are blatant manipulation, Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Vasyl Bodnar has said in a comment to Ukrinform.

Klitschko to run for Kyiv mayor again

Klitschko to run for Kyiv mayor again

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said he does not rule out that he will again run for Kyiv mayor if the elections in the Ukrainian capital are held.

07 August 2019

Zelensky, Putin agree on possible Normandy format meeting

Zelensky, Putin agree on possible Normandy format meeting

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed on a possible meeting between the leaders of the Normandy format countries, the press service of the head of the Ukrainian state has reported, following a phone call between Zelensky and Putin.

Zelensky, Putin discuss escalation in Donbas

Zelensky, Putin discuss escalation in Donbas

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin this morning to discuss the aggravation of the situation in Donbas.

06 August 2019

Verkhovna Rada to hold first meeting on Sept 3 - Gerus

Verkhovna Rada to hold first meeting on Sept 3 - Gerus

The first meeting of the newly elected Verkhovna Rada will take place on September 3, and negotiations on staff appointments will begin afterwards, according to Andriy Gerus, the president's representative in the Cabinet of Ministers.

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