Petro Poroshenko

Diplomats: Many open questions about armed OSCE mission in Ukraine

The deployment of an armed police mission to eastern Ukraine is not yet a done deal, and there are several open questions about the plan as proposed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko,...

Poroshenko: Russia is waging an undeclared war against Ukraine

Russia is waging an undeclared, hybrid war against Ukraine with the use of a "terrorist component," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

Presidents of Croatia and Ukraine meet in New York

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has met with her Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on the margins of the 71st United Nations General Assembly session in New York, Poroshenko's...

Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels poised for prisoner exchange

The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels in the country's east appeared ready on Friday to exchange prisoners.

Steinmeier: Ukraine agrees to new ceasefire for eastern regions

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenkop agreed on Wednesday to a new ceasefire for the country's conflict-ridden eastern regions, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after meeting...

Ukraine defiant against Russia as it marks 25 years of independence

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko struck a defiant tone towards Russia on Wednesday, accusing his country's larger neighbour of vain attempts at invasion as Ukraine celebrated 25 years of...

Ukraine puts troops on combat alert as tensions flare with Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the military to be on combat alert on the de facto border with Crimea and in the country's two easternmost regions amid heightened tensions with...

EU plans to give Ukraine 50 million euros to fight corruption and visa-free travel regime

The European Union's commissioner for enlargement negotiations, Johannes Hahn, said Monday that the bloc plans to give the former Soviet republic of Ukraine 50 million euros (55 million dollars)...

Chernobyl designated Radiation and Environmental Biosphere Reserve

The site of the world's worst nuclear disaster will become a nature preserve named the "Chernobyl Radiation and Environmental Biosphere Reserve," under a decree signed by Ukrainian President Petro...

Ukraine's Poroshenko says deal reached with Russia to return pilot

A deal has been reached for Russia to return the Ukraine conflict's most famous prisoner, military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday.

Ukraine's President Poroshenko demands prime minister's resignation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Tuesday.

Merkel, Poroshenko reject early end to sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ruled out on Monday an early end to Western sanctions imposed on Moscow.

Merkel, Poroshenko meet as tensions in east Ukraine ease

German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday as tensions between government troops and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appear to have eased.

Poroshenko: Ukraine must restore sovereignty in war-torn east in 2016

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday assured his country that it should regain control over its war-torn eastern regions this year.