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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says held ‘effective’ talks with US President Donald Trump on arms provision

June 21, 2017 10:30 pm
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says held ‘effective’ talks with US President Donald Trump on arms provision

US President Donald Trump (R) meets with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at the White House in Washington, DC, June 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has had “very effective” talks with US President Donald Trump during a visit to Washington about the US’s provision […]

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Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership

February 2, 2017 11:00 am
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (photo by AFP) Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is planning a national referendum on whether the country should join the US-led NATO military alliance. “Four years ago, only 16 percent [of Ukrainians] favored Ukraine’s entry into NATO. Now it’s 54 percent,” Poroshenko told Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe media […]

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko approves law banning pro-Kremlin Russian books

December 31, 2016 2:30 pm
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko approves law banning pro-Kremlin Russian books

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (Photo by AFP) Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill banning the import of Russian books deemed to glorify the Kremlin, a move expected to further damage Kiev-Moscow ties. The new legislation adopted on Friday “prohibits the promotion of aggressor states … or […]

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Far-right nationalists protest in Ukraine capital Kiev against President Petro Poroshenko

October 14, 2016 9:31 pm
Far-right nationalists protest in Ukraine capital Kiev against President Petro Poroshenko

Demonstrators take part in a march held by far-right nationalist groups in Kiev, Ukraine, October 14, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Thousands of demonstrators have held a march in Ukraine’s capital Kiev in protest against the administration of President Petro Poroshenko for its handling of the crisis in the east. Members […]

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Kiev losing Western support against Russia: Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko

September 6, 2016 6:30 pm
Kiev losing Western support against Russia: Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a session of the parliament in Kiev on September 6, 2016. ©AFP Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says it is now difficult for his government to gather Western support in its confrontation with Russia, which Kiev and its allies accuse of having a hand in […]

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US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discuss Ukraine crisis

August 20, 2016 8:00 am
US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discuss Ukraine crisis

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) shakes hands with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko prior to their talks in Kiev, December 7, 2015. (AFP photo) US Vice President Joe Biden has called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to discuss the ongoing conflict in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which joined Russia two […]

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Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko puts troops on alert near Crimea, in Donbass amid Kiev-Moscow tensions

August 11, 2016 7:00 pm
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko puts troops on alert near Crimea, in Donbass amid Kiev-Moscow tensions

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (AFP photo) Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has put all military troops and units near Crimea and in the east of the country on the highest level of alert, amid growing tensions and fears of military confrontation between Kiev and Moscow. Poroshenko said on Thursday that he had ordered all […]

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Putin, Merkel and Hollande agree on peace plan for Ukraine

February 8, 2015 6:56 am
Putin, Merkel and Hollande agree on peace plan for Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin have hammered out a peace plan for Ukraine during late-night talks in the Kremlin. The three leaders agreed to work out a joint document to implement a five-month-old truce that they will discuss with Ukrainian President Petro […]

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