Politics of Ukraine

Crimea Officials Tout for Business in Serbia

The speaker of the Crimean parliament, Vladimir Konstantinov, Deputy Prime Minister Georghy Muradov, Economy Minister Valentin Demidov and representatives from the Crimean culture, education and tourism sector took part in a debate on Friday in the Russian House in Belgrade as part of a visit aimed at boosting economic ties with Serbia.

Military leader of pro-Russian rebels assassinated

Arseny Pavlov, a military leader of the pro-Russian rebels known by his nom de guerre "Motorola," has been killed in an explosion in Donetsk.

"Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is violating the ceasefire and has declared war on us," said Aleksandr Zakharchenko, who is the prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic.

Is a new Cold War brewing?

Since Russia's invasion of Crimea in 2014 and the military operations in eastern Ukraine, the concept of a "Cold War" has become part of our daily lexicon again. While the U.S.-led Western alliance hasn't fully digested the annexation of Crimea and has been busy developing strategies on how to best confront Russian expansionism in Eastern Europe, the Kremlin decided to get directly involved in

Russia's election results in Crimea not legally valid: Turkish FM

The results of the Russian parliamentary elections in Crimea were not legally valid in the eyes of Turkey, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said on Sept. 23 in a written statement.

Turkey continued to support the territorial integrity of Ukraine, including the Crimean peninsula, said Bilgiç, adding that the weekend's elections were considered within this perspective. 

Poroshenko and Clinton on "resisting Russian aggression"

According to his website, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

A statement said that Poroshenko "informed Hillary Clinton about the situation in Donbas" and stressed that "Ukraine today fights for freedom and democratic values, which unite the whole democratic world."