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
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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...)

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...)

Kerry on Ukraine Events, with French FM Fabius

Secretary of State John Kerry And French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Before Their Meeting February 19, 2014 Quai d’Orsay Paris, France SECRETARY KERRY: Hello, everybody. First of all, let me say I’m very happy to be back visiting with Foreign Minister Fabius so soon after his visit to Washington. And we all (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...)

State’s Nuland After Meeting with Ukraine President Yanukovych

Remarks to the Media Following Meeting with President Yanukovych Hello Ukraine! It is my honor to have been here in these historic and difficult days. I hope the people of Ukraine know that the United States stands with you in your search for justice, for human dignity, for (more...)

Remarks by Ambassador Kelly to OSCE on Ukraine

United States Mission to the OSCE Statement on Ukraine As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council, Vienna January 19, 2012 The United States welcomes Ukraine to the OSCE Troika.  The responsibilities of the Chairmanship-in-Office are many and require, above all, leadership by example. We note that Ukraine will have many opportunities (more...)

U.S., Ukraine Sign Nuclear Security Cooperation Accord

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer

For the United States and Ukraine, ridding the world of nuclear weapons is a significant priority, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says.
“At last year’s Nuclear Security Summit, both President [Viktor] Yanukovych and President Obama vowed to work together to prevent (more...)


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