Ukrainian Court Finds ex-President Guilty of Treason

VOA A court in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Thursday found former President Viktor Yanukovych guilty of treason and helping Russia annex the Crimean peninsula. The Kiev court began reading out the verdict in Yanukovych’s case, a process that is expected to
Continue Reading...

Biden’s Meeting with Ukrainian Mayor Klychko

Vice President Joe Biden met at the White House today with Vitaly Klychko, the Mayor of Kyiv, Ukraine. The Vice President and Mayor discussed the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the vital importance of implementing reforms in Ukraine. Mayor Klychko outlined reforms undertaken in Kyiv (more...)

Ukraine Mourns Crash Victims, Kerry Contacts Moscow and Kyiv

This article appeared on the Voice of America website June 15. Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters. Washington ― Ukraine’s president has declared Sunday a national day of mourning, following the downing of a military transport plane by pro-Russian separatists that killed all (more...)

USAID Invests $10 Million to Help Fight Corruption in Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine — U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah on June 18 announced $10 million in additional U.S. support for Ukraine, largely for corruption-fighting measures. The support furthers the U.S. government’s commitment to fighting corruption, especially with stakeholders and in areas not (more...)

Biden Announces New U.S. Aid for Ukraine

Vice President Biden on June 7 announced an additional $48 million in assistance to help the Ukrainian government conduct key reforms, build law enforcement capacity and strengthen national unity. Pending consultation with the U.S. Congress, this assistance will follow the $1 billion loan guarantee signed on April 14, a $50 million (more...)

Ukraine Should Be Able to Define Its Future, Kerry Says

Photographer Anton Aleynikov By Jane Morse Staff Writer The Ukrainian people should be able to choose their future in a fair, open, free and accessible election, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says. “Our message is really quite simple,” the secretary said at a May 15 press conference in London. (more...)

White House on Biden’s Travel to Ukraine

This evening, the Vice President will depart for Kyiv, Ukraine, for meetings with government leaders and members of civil society. While in Kyiv, the Vice President will meet with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Rada Speaker and Acting President Oleksander Turchynov, and key legislators representing different political parties (more...)

Media Support Outside of Russia

The U.S. Embassy is disturbed by the latest Russian effort to decrease space for independent and free media in this country. On Friday, media network Voice of America’s parent organization, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), announced that Russian authorities have decided to cut off the only remaining radio transmissions (more...)

State Dept. Fact Sheet: 10 False Claims About Ukraine

President Putin’s Fiction: 10 False Claims about Ukraine As Russia spins a false narrative to justify its illegal actions in Ukraine, the world has not seen such startling Russian fiction since Dostoyevsky wrote, “The formula ‘two times two equals five’ is not without its attractions.” Below are 10 of (more...)

Treasury Secretary Lew on U.S. Economic Assistance to Ukraine

Statement of Secretary Lew on Economic Assistance to Ukraine We have been working closely with international partners to develop an assistance package that will help the Ukrainian government implement the reforms needed to restore financial stability and return to economic growth. The new government of Ukraine has said (more...)

Interim Authorities In Kiev, A New National Unity Government

Some facts about Ukraine for last days: " On Saturday, parliament voted to dismiss President Yanukovych and set early elections for May 25. Parliament also elected a new speaker, Oleksandr Turchynov, a longtime Tymoshenko ally. He has temporarily taken over presidential responsibilities. Former speaker and (more...)

Assistant Secretary Nuland at Media Round Table in Kyiv, Ukraine

Press Availability Victoria Nuland Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Kyiv, Ukraine February 7, 2014 Press Roundtable Assistant Secretary Nuland: Thank you for being here as I end two days here in Kyiv meeting with Government officials, meeting with representatives of the opposition, meeting with representatives from the business community and (more...)

Biden’s Call with Ukrainian President Yanukovych

Vice President Biden called Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to urge an immediate de-escalation in the standoff between protesters and security forces in downtown Kyiv. The Vice President urged President Yanukovych to take steps to end violence and to meaningfully address the legitimate concerns of peaceful protesters, stressing the (more...)

State’s Melia on Situation in Ukraine

Last week the Senate unanimously passed Senator Murphy’s Senate Resolution 319, which came out of this Committee: Expressing support for the Ukrainian people in light of President Yanukovych's decision not to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union. I am pleased to provide additional context from my (more...)

Assistant Secretary Nuland at U.S.-Ukraine Foundation Conference

Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for being here and for your continued support for the U.S.-Ukraine relationship, and thank you for the invitation to speak to you today. I’m still jetlagged from my third trip in five weeks to Ukraine and my days in Kyiv (more...)

Powered by ONQANET TECHNOLOGIES

Essential SSL