German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht does not believe that Russia will abide by any agreements, even if its officials sign them.
03 April 2022
An unsuccessful blitzkrieg by the Russian forces will end in an international tribunal similar to that held in Nurnberg where the Nazis were tried.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has invited former German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who led the nations during the 2008 Bucharest NATO summit, to visit Bucha to see what policy of concessions to Russia has led to.
Ukraine could sit down at the negotiation table with Russia once it has security guarantees from other nations.
Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, says an independent investigation must be conducted to hold accountable everyone complicit in mass killings of civilians in the town of Bucha outside Kyiv.
The Ukrainian delegation to the OSCE has initiated a special meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council due to the massacre and tortures of civilians, committed by Russian troops in Kyiv Region, namely in the city of Bucha.
EU High Representative Josep Borrell and European Council President Charles Michel have been shocked by the atrocities committed by Russian troops in Kyiv Region and promised to assist Ukraine in gathering of necessary evidence for pursuit in international courts.
Early this year, U.S. gave Ukraine crucial intelligence on Russia’s intentions that helped Kyiv in first days of war - WSJ
CIA Director William Burns prior to the start of Russian invasion provided Ukraine with critical classified information that helped the country shape up its defense plans for the first days of war.
Russia has revised its Ukraine war strategy to focus on taking control of the Donbas and other regions in eastern Ukraine with a target date of early May.
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said she was “appalled” by the atrocities committed by Russian occupiers in Bucha and other Ukrainian cities.
China will seek peace in Ukraine but says this will be on its own terms, deflecting pressure for a tougher stance towards Russia.
President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and said that the Ukrainian authorities had not seen any effort by him to stop the war.
Kuleba: Fifth package of EU’s sanctions against Russia to close loopholes for circumventing restrictions
The fifth package of the European Union’s sanctions against Russia will close the loopholes for circumventing restrictions that were identified over the past month.
Ukraine will not sign any agreement providing for Russia’s veto power.
Kyiv currently works towards imposing the following sanctions against Russia: a ban on gas, oil, and coal purchases, closure of world ports to Russian ships, and cutting all Russian banks off from SWIFT.
The issue of constitutional amendments on Ukraine's non-aligned, neutral status should be put to an all-Ukrainian referendum.
02 April 2022
The Head of the Ukrainian delegation and the Leader of the Servant of the People Faction, David Arakhamia, believes the important security guarantors for Ukraine are the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Turkey and France.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson have discussed defense support for Ukraine, the strengthening of sanctions against Russia and post-war security guarantees.
Britain's Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps said he had prevented another jet linked to Russian oligarchs from taking off Saturday morning.
As a full-fledged member, Ukraine could make the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) much stronger.
New conscripts in Russia may be sent to war with Ukraine, which would mean certain death for these youths - Zelensky
This year's conscripts in Russia may be deployed to fight against Ukraine in the war unleashed by the Kremlin, which will mean certain death for those “very young guys.”
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russia’s Roskomnadzor agency has blocked more than 1,500 sites.
Joining sanctions against Russia would threaten Russian gas supplies to Moldova, while the Kremlin would not feel these restrictions as Moldovan products can no longer enter the Russian market anyway due to the ongoing war unleashed against Ukraine.
After a series of failed attempts to capture parts of Ukraine in various directions, Russia apparently decided to launch a large-scale information campaign to discredit Ukraine at the international level.
The United States lauds Ukraine’s commitment to engaging in diplomacy toward de-escalation and achieving ceasefire, as well as vows to bring to responsibility those committing atrocities in Ukraine.
01 April 2022
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba discussed the steps to strengthen Ukraine economically and militarily with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has underscored that Ukraine highly appreciates the support of the European Parliament and expressed gratitude for the visit of its President to Kyiv.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed on Friday with British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss consequential actions against any international support for Putin.
Ukraine has not yet received an official response from Russia to the proposal put forward by the Ukrainian delegation in Istanbul to sign an international agreement on security guarantees.