Volodymyr Zelensky

Russian disinformation spreading in new ways despite bans

YouTube, TikTok and Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, all pledged to remove RT and Sputnik from their platforms within the European Union.

published on : 9th August 2022

Ukraine's Amnesty International head resigns following report sparking furore

President Volodymyr Zelensky said the rights group had tried to "amnesty the terrorist state and shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim."

published on : 6th August 2022

EU struggles with how to cut off its reliance on Russian gas

On the eve of an emergency meeting to discuss plans to cut EU gas use 15% over the coming months, envoys on Monday were still brokering a possible compromise to keep all nations in line.

published on : 26th July 2022

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy sacks top security chief and prosecutor citing treason 

"In particular, more than 60 employees of the prosecutor's office and the SBU (state security service) have remained in the occupied territory and work against our state," Zelenskyy said.

published on : 18th July 2022

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy sacks Ukraine's envoy to India, other nations

Zelenskyy has urged his diplomats to drum up international support and military aid amid the fierce war in Ukraine.

published on : 10th July 2022

Ukraine negotiating with Turkey, UN over grain export through ports: Zelensky

The international community fears that a shortage of Ukrainian grain on the global food market could trigger even greater instability. 

published on : 5th July 2022

Zelenskyy praises IOC for supporting bans on Russian sport

Zelenskyy met in Kyiv on Sunday with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach and praised 'his unwavering position' on sports sanctions against Russia and its ally Belarus.

published on : 4th July 2022

Russians press assault to seize last stronghold of resistance in eastern Ukraine

Luhansk and neighbouring Donetsk are the two provinces that make up the Donbas region, where Russia has focused its offensive since pulling back from northern Ukraine and the capital, Kyiv.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Ukraine begins electricity exports to EU: President Zelenskyy

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine had "launched a significant export of electricity to the territory of the EU, via Romania."

published on : 1st July 2022

Volodymyr Zelenskyy pushes for fuller NATO embrace, more arms to defeat Russia

Zelenskyy asked for more modern artillery systems and other weapons and warned the leaders that they either had to provide Ukraine with the help or face a delayed war between Russia and themselves.

published on : 29th June 2022

Russia offensive will end when Ukraine surrenders: Kremlin

On Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged world powers to do their utmost to help end Russia's intervention by the end of the year.

published on : 28th June 2022

Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

At least 18 and wounded scores in what Ukraine's president called "one of the most daring terrorist attacks in European history".

published on : 28th June 2022

Ukraine's Zelenskyy joins G7 summit by video

The G-7 leaders are committing themselves to supporting Ukraine for the long haul at their summit, with both immediate help and long-term rebuilding on the agenda.

published on : 27th June 2022

Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

Zelensky's speech four months into Russia's war on Ukraine comes amid a fresh political crisis in Israel that will likely see Naftali Bennett replaced as PM by Foreign Minister Yair Lapid within days.

published on : 23rd June 2022

European Union leaders set to grant Ukraine candidate status to join the 27-nation bloc

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he had been conducting a "telephone marathon" on his country's behalf in the run-up to the meeting, making his case to 11 European leaders.

published on : 23rd June 2022

War in Ukraine could last "for years," warns NATO chief

Russian forces have directed their firepower at the east and south of Ukraine in recent weeks since failing in their bid to take the capital Kyiv after the lightning February 24 invasion. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Ukraine likely to get EU membership; Britain pledges military aid, training

In another show of western support, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv to offer continued aid and military training.

published on : 18th June 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says his troops keep defying predictions

Zelenskyy said that while an end to the war was not in sight, Ukraine should do everything it can so the Russians "regret everything that they have done".

published on : 12th June 2022

Biden says Ukraine's Zelensky 'didn't want to hear' warnings about invasion

The warnings were met with disbelief and even veiled criticism from some European allies, who at the time felt the United States was being too alarmist.

published on : 11th June 2022

Trump’s Ukraine impeachment shadows war, risks GOP response

Trump asked Zelenskyy to investigate Joe Biden, a chief Democratic rival to Trump and now the American president, and Biden’s son Hunter, who served on the board of a Ukrainian gas company.

published on : 5th June 2022
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