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Zelensky shakes up Ukrainian government and proposes new prime minister

Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every day of the week. Volodymyr Zelensky, the former comedian elected president of Ukraine last spring by a landslide, is pushing for a major reshuffle of his…

Shmyhal set to replace Honcharuk as prime minister amid Ukrainian government reshuffle

KYIV – Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has, after six months of service, tendered his resignation as the government prepares for a major reshuffle, lawmakers from President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s ruling party told RFE / RL. Ukraine’s national legislature, the Verkhovna…

Rebuking Russia, Turkey Pledges To Fund Ukrainian Army

KYIV, Ukraine — Turkish President Recep Erdogan joined Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in front of the 18th-century Mariyinsky Palace in Kiev on Monday to review an honor guard of Ukrainian troops. A group played the anthems of the two countries….

Colorado Representative Jason Crow Pleads for Subpoena on Ukraine Military Aid Documents in Impeachment Trial | New

U.S. Representative Jason Crow, a Democrat from Aurora, invoked his military service on Tuesday, arguing that the White House budget office should be required to turn over the documents involved in the case against President Donald Trump, as the impeachment…

Russians hacked Ukrainian company Burisma, Zone 1 report says

WASHINGTON – A computer security firm reported on Monday that Russian hackers had sought access to the Ukrainian gas company at the heart of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, and House Democrats warned the move threatened to interfere…

Joe Biden on his son Hunter Biden’s connection with Ukrainian society: “He didn’t do anything wrong” – 60 Minutes

Joe biden said his son had done nothing wrong by serving on the board of a Ukrainian gas company while the former vice president served under the Obama administration. In an interview with “CBS Evening News“Presenter and Editor-in-Chief Norah O’Donnell…

Almost 600 NATO standards introduced to the Ukrainian army in the past two years

Since the start of hostilities in Donbass, more than UAH 10 billion has been allocated for the establishment of training tools, educational institutions, national centers and schools for the Ukrainian army. REUTERS In the past two years, 596 NATO standards…

DoD collects documents on Ukraine, military aid amid controversy

Defense Secretary Mark Esper was not on President Donald Trump’s July phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the heart of a House impeachment inquiry, a Pentagon official said on Thursday. “To my knowledge, no one from the Defense…

Warning: the Ukrainian army is much better than it was in 2014

Key point: The Ukrainian fighting forces are now stronger, better armed and better trained. It is indisputable that the main criterion for evaluating a country’s armed forces is its ability to perform tasks effectively in wartime. Nonetheless, the ability to…

What if the Ukrainian army finally becomes strong enough to fight Russia on its own?

You will also like: 5 best submarines of all time, 5 best aircraft carriers of all time, 5 best battleships of all time and the worst submarine of all time. Key point: Ukraine has received a lot of help from…