Trump tries to force Ukraine to meddle in the 2020 election

UKRAINE’S NEOPHYTE president, Volodymyr Zelensky, took a big step this week toward proving that he will be, as he promised, the most pro-reform president in Ukraine’s history. On Monday, he laid out a breathtakingly ambitious five-year plan including virtually every measure the International Monetary Fund and Western governments have urged on Ukraine in recent years, […]

External assessment re newly elected Verkhovna Rada’s first days

Representatives of foreign diplomatic, political and business circles have generally welcomed the first days of work of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the appointment of the new Cabinet of Ministers, and President’s legislative initiatives. Experts close to the Office of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson send a positive feedback to the results of the new […]

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday (29 August) picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time. Zelenskiy, a popular comedian before winning the presidency this year, has promised to bring in fresh faces to clear away an establishment that he says has ruled Ukraine […]

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday (29 August) picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time. Zelenskiy, a popular comedian before winning the presidency this year, has promised to bring in fresh faces to clear away an establishment that he says has ruled Ukraine […]

Cheap fake by Strana.UA with Lubyanka roots

So, ladies and gentlemen, the information war against Ukraine is ongoing, including being waged from within our own country, through information platforms I’d rather not even call “media outlets”. And as you understand from the headline, we will now talk about the Strana.UA, a source once again reaffirming its anti-Ukrainian status, as well as poor […]

Bolton: No Need for Zelenskiy to ‘Rush’ into Action on Donbas

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says there is no need for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to “rush” into any course of action regarding Russia’s involvement with separatist forces in eastern Ukraine. “I think, from the perspective of a new government in Ukraine, President Zelenskiy would be well-advised to look at how to unfold a […]

Ukraine’s Petroleum-Sector Challenges: Raising Domestic Output & Cutting Corruption

Volodymyr Zelenskyy inherited formidable challenges when he was elected Ukraine’s sixth president this spring, including a Kremlin-backed war with “separatists” in the east, deep-rooted corruption, and an ongoing natural gas dispute with Russia. Ukraine is now responding to the gas discord by trying to negotiate an extension of a long-term contract with Russia, filling its […]

Ten Reasons Why Trump Should Visit Ukraine

Barack Obama never visited Ukraine as president, and he was the only US president that didn’t visit independent Ukraine while in office. President Donald Trump should. Ukraine has embarked on a massive overhaul of the country and here are ten reasons why the US president should pay a visit. Opportunities for US business are significant. […]

For the first time in 20 years. Why is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu going to Kiev

After a 20-year break, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will pay an official visit to Ukraine. In addition to resolving interstate issues, his arrival in Ukraine can be considered part of the election campaign on the eve of early parliamentary elections. What topics can be raised during his meetings in Kiev, as well as how […]

Another attempt to discredit Ukraine in the eyes of U.S. partners over arms-related issues

As we know, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky went on an official visit to Turkey. Ahead of his visit, an “Attempt No. 2” was made by the Kremlin propaganda machine to discredit Ukraine in the eyes of Western partners over the so-called “arms shipments” to Libya. This wave of tarring reports, which, by the way, […]