Petro Poroshenko

Poroshenko slams Russia's 'insufficient' support for peace plan

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia of failing to fully back a peace plan to end the bloodshed in the east of his country.
The plan "will only be able to work if Russia cooperates. Up to now unfortunately the support (from Moscow) has been insufficient," Poroshenko told the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Poroshenko to Appoint Regional Presidential Representatives in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed to appoint regional representatives to oversee human rights violations and constitutional infringements.

The scope of the representatives’ mission is outlined in the draft constitutional amendment, which will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) on Thursday, Interfax agency revealed.