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Tag: Kyiv

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 07:45 UTC

    UK ambassador to Ukraine back in Kyiv, “absolutely the right place to be”

    Ambassador Melinda Simmons return comes after Moscow threatened a “proportional response” against UK for backing Ukrainian strikes behind Russian lines

    The UK's ambassador to Ukraine has said she feels “comfortable” returning to Kyiv despite Russian threats against diplomats in the capital. Melinda Simmons arrived in the city late on Friday, following the announcement last month that Britain would be reopening its embassy there in a show of support for Ukraine's fight against Russia's invasion.

  • Monday, March 28th 2022 - 22:10 UTC

    Chelsea FC's Russian owner poisoned during peace talks?

    In addition to Abramovich, two members of the Ukrainian delegation were also said to have suffered from different symptoms

    Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich, who still owns the English football club Chelsea despite sanctions again his country of origin and fellow nationals, has been said to show signs of poisoning after taking part in peace talks in Kyiv earlier this month, although his life is not at risk.

  • Friday, February 25th 2022 - 09:50 UTC

    Kyiv to capitulate any time soon, according to western media

    The UK has reportedly offered President Volodymyr Zelensky to set up in London his government in exile

    The United States military sources have warned Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, was about to capitulate any time as Russian forces marched onto the country for allegedly refusing to recognize the independence of the eastern rogue provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk.

  • Thursday, February 24th 2022 - 23:26 UTC

    Brazilian gov't “concerned” but Bolsonaro stays mum regarding Ukraine

    The western world is like in 1938 with Hitler, appeasing Putin, Vice President Mourão warned

    Brazilian media Thursday highlighted the fact that President Jair Bolsonaro made no comments regarding the Ukrainian crisis during two public appearances, although his Government did express its “concern” through the Foreign Ministry.

  • Friday, June 21st 2019 - 09:07 UTC

    EU extends economic sanctions against Russia over Ukraine until February 2020

    EU first slapped sanctions on Russia after Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014 and supported rebels fighting Kiev troops in the east of the country

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until the end of January 2020, a spokesman for the bloc said. The EU first slapped sanctions on Russia after Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014 and supported rebels fighting Kiev troops in the east of the country. That conflict, which killed 13,000 people, is still simmering.