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Donald Trump just expressing opinion, not threatening former ambassador to Ukraine: White House

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: President Donald Trump’s Twitter messages attacking ex-US Envoy to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch while she was testifying to the House impeachment probe was not an attempt to intimidate her, White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said on Friday.

Top UN court will consider Ukraine allegations against Russia of treaty violations

New York/IBNS: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has agreed to hear claims by Ukraine related to the conflict in the east of the country, where Government forces have been fighting mostly pro-Russian separatists, for more than five years.

US Senator calls on whistleblower in Trump-Ukraine scandal to speak in Congress

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: United States Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul called on the whistleblower, who incited the ongoing impeachment into US President Donald Trump, to speak publicly in Congress and the media to reveal his name.

Self-Proclaimed LPR confirms around 1,800 residents killed during Ukraine conflict

Luhansk/ Sputnik//UNI: Around 1,800 civilians, including 31 minors, have been killed on the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) since the beginning of a conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, the LPR’s National Security Ministry told Sputnik.

Ukraine hopes to secure 2nd IMF loan payout before year's end: Finance Minister

Kiev, Oct 19 (Sputnik/UNI) Ukraine still has the chance to secure the second loan tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) before the end of the year, Finance Minister Oksana Markarova said Saturday.

Strong leaders care about all people, not just their own citizens, Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says at UN

New York: Advances in weaponry have made the world smaller, which means leaders are not only responsible for the fate of their citizens but of everyone else on the planet, the President of Ukraine told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.  

UN chief welcomes prisoner exchange between the Russia and Ukraine

New York, Sept 9 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed on Sunday, yesterday’s exchange of prisoners and detainees between Russia and Ukraine.

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told

New York, July 17 (IBNS): The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country.

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools

New York, May 21 (IBNS): Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019.

Ukraine's Journalists' Union records 23 attacks on reporters in country since Jan 2019

Kiev, May 3 (Sputnik/UNI) At least 23 media workers were assaulted in Ukraine due to their professional activity since the beginning of this year, National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) said on Friday, which marks World Press Freedom Day.

Moscow may facilitate procedure for obtaining Russian passports to all Ukrainians- Putin

Beijing, Apr 27 (Sputnik) Russia is considering the possibility of offering a simplified procedure of obtaining Russian citizenship to all Ukrainian citizens, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.

Putin said briefed Beijing forum on results of summit with Kim, Moscow view on Ukraine

Beijing, Apr 27 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that he informed the Beijing forum participants about the results of his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Russia's Vladivostok, as well as about the Russian vision on resolving the conflict in Ukraine.

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree

New York, Apr 26 (IBNS): The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone.

Trump congratulates Zelenskiy on winning Ukrainian presidential election - Reports

Moscow, Apr 22 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump on Monday congratulated Volodymyr Zelenskiy on winning the Ukrainian presidential race, Ukrainian media have reported.

Zelensky wins Ukraine's presidential election

Kiev, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) The national exit poll showed on Sunday that Ukrainian actor Volodymyr Zelensky won the country's presidential election by gaining 73.2 percent of the votes in the second round as of 1800 hrs local time (1500 GMT), the Ukrainian government-run Ukrinform news agency said.