Petro Poroshenko

Ukraine president will not extend martial law, barring Russia attack

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday he did not plan to extend martial law unless there was a large scale attack from Russia.

Trucker Putin opens Russia bridge link with annexed Crimea

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin, driving a truck, unveiled the auto section of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula.

U.S. approves possible sale of anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of Javelin anti-tank missiles and launch units to Ukraine at an estimated cost of $47 million.

Ukraine's Poroshenko vows to work for quick exchange of prisoners

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 07:38 GMT

Poroshenko told German Chancellor Merkel that he would work to implement a rapid exchange of prisoners held on both sides of the line of conflict in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian police clash with Saakashvili supporters in Kiev

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 05:59 GMT

Ukrainian police clashed with backers of opposition leader Saakashvili and prevented them from forcing their way into Kiev's October Palace.

Ukraine leader welcomes EU's extension of sanctions on Russia

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 11:42 GMT

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday the EU's decision to extend economic sanctions on Russia was "an important political decision."

Ukraine's president condoles with Sisi over Arish terror attack

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 09:07 GMT

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sent a cable of condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over the victims of a terrorist attack.

Saudi King, Ukrainian pres. discuss boosting relations

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 04:17 GMT

King Salman bin Abdel Aziz on Wednesday had talks here with visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Merkel, Macron urge Russia and Ukraine to back ceasefire

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 04:00 GMT

France and Germany urged Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian opposite number to ensure that a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is enforced.

US Defense Secretary visits Ukrainian President in Kiev

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 02:53 GMT

US Defense Secretary James Matiss visited Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, during his visit to Kiev.

US Defense Secretary visits Ukraine in August

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 02:10 GMT

US Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit Ukraine later this month, US Defense Department spokesman Eric Bahon announced on Friday.

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 12:30 GMT

Ukraine said on Monday it had never supplied defence technology to North Korea

Poroshenko signs disputed Ukrainian language law

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 - 04:40 GMT

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed into law a controversial language bill which has sparked a standoff with Romania and other east European states.

Moscow: Washington’s expansion of anti-Russian sanctions “gift” to Ukraine presiden

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 11:15 GMT

The new sanctions imposed by the United States against Russia over the situation in Ukraine are a “political gift” to Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko.