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Tag: Volodymyr Zelensky

  • Monday, December 11th 2023 - 10:23 UTC

    Zelensky becomes star guest at Milei's inauguration

    I sincerely wish Argentina good decisions and steady growth, Zelensky said on social media

    Among the foreign leaders to attend Javier Milei's inauguration in Buenos Aires, there were two who stood out from the rest. Topping the list was Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, who is highly dependent on assistance from abroad to fight off Russia's invasion, and the other was Jair Bolsonaro, who despite no longer being President of Brazil, was given a preferential treatment by Argentina's incoming government.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2023 - 11:03 UTC

    Ukrainian leader holds meetings with Lula and Boric

    “Ukraine is interested in deepening cooperation with Latin America,”  Zelensky said

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Wednesday met separately with his Brazilian and Chilean colleagues on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

  • Wednesday, September 20th 2023 - 08:26 UTC

    No country will be safe if Ukraine loses the war, Biden tells UNGA

    The United States and its allies “will continue to stand by the brave Ukrainian people,” Biden pledged

    US President Joseph Biden Tuesday insisted before the United Nations 78th General Assembly (UNGA) that continued military support to Kyiv was needed to “deter” Russia from invading other countries in the future. He also claimed that no country would have its independence assured if Ukraine lost the war.

  • Monday, September 18th 2023 - 10:03 UTC

    Lula's team still working on an appointment with Zelensky

    Zelensky has tried for months to talk with Lula

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has reportedly offered his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky two slots on his agenda for a bilateral meeting on the sides of this week's 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

  • Monday, August 7th 2023 - 09:11 UTC

    Zelensky willing to tell Lula about the situation in Ukraine

    Ukraine is ready to meet with Latin American leaders, Zelensky said

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview with Latin American media published Sunday that his Brazilian colleague Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's stance regarding the ongoing war with Russia was consistent with Moscow's narrative. “I thought he had a broader understanding of the world,” said Zelensky while insisting on inviting Lula to discuss the situation with him face to face.

  • Saturday, May 27th 2023 - 10:00 UTC

    Lula not to travel to St Petersburg for Putin meeting

    The Brazilian leader's decision has been regarded as a sign of moderation after failing to meet with Zelensky in Hiroshima

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has become a major player in South American diplomacy lately, but he has been forced to decline an invitation from his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin to go to St. Petersburg. “I can't go to Russia now,” Lula said days after a frustrated meeting with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky in Hiroshima.

  • Monday, May 22nd 2023 - 09:27 UTC

    No Lula-Zelensky meeting in Hiroshima after all

    Lula did pledge to support the African Union joining the G20, though

    In the end, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva did not get together with his Ukrainian colleague Volodymyr Zelensky during the weekend as they were both attending the G7 Summit in Hiroshima as guests. “I think he was disappointed,” Zelensky said Sunday in an ironic tone. The meeting was officially requested by Ukraine on Friday (19/5).

  • Tuesday, May 16th 2023 - 10:25 UTC

    Sunak pledges further help to Ukraine

    “We are here for the long term,” Sunak told Zelensky

    British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Monday promised additional military help in the form of missiles and drones to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a meeting in London. Zelensy is on a support-gathering tour of Europe which included previous stops in Italy, Germany, and France.

  • Wednesday, February 1st 2023 - 15:34 UTC

    Uruguayan soldier says he fights in Ukraine to “get value” out of his military experience

    Teddy said that he decided to fight for Ukraine because “in this war there is an aggressor and an aggressed”.

    Teddy, a 26-year-old Uruguayan soldier who has been fighting with the Ukrainian Army since the Russian invasion began on February 24, 2022, spoke to Uruguay’s Telenoche and told that he joined the war to “take advantage” of everything he learned in his military training.

  • Wednesday, November 30th 2022 - 09:38 UTC

    Ukraine remembers the millions condemned to starvation in 1932/33 by Russia's Joseph Stalin

    Soviet leader Joseph Stalin ordered the seizure of all grain and livestock from the newly Ukraine collectivized farms to counter rejection to the Moscow decision.

    Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky remembered the victims of the 1932-1933 famine, or Holodomor (death by starvation in Ukrainian) when Soviet leader Joseph Stalin ordered the seizure of all grain and livestock from the newly Ukraine collectivized farms to counter rejection to the Moscow decision.