Posts tagged as Petro Poroshenko

Roshen cuts production

Thursday, June 6, 2019

The Lithuanian subsidiary of former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionary giant Roshen slashed down production and laid off two-thirds of its workforce as it continued to operate at a loss last year. “The Klaipeda factory is part of the international group Roshen’s network of factories, and production at the corporation is planned at the group level,” it quoted Roshen Nord CEO Zilvinas Urbonas as saying. “Last year, it was decided…

Donbas war could be ended with U.N. peacekeepers, Ukraine believes

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A peacekeeping mission with the mandate of the U.N. to Eastern Ukraine could bring the Donbas war to an end, but first Secretary-General Antonio Guterres should send an assessment delegation to evaluate the possible options, stated Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. American news agency AP reports that on Wednesday, February 20, addressing the 193-member General Assembly that it may also be time for the international community «to put Russia in its…

Martial law expires in Ukraine

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Martial law, imposed on Nov. 25 in some Ukrainian areas after Russia captured three Ukrainian ships, expired on Wednesday, President Petro Poroshenko told the country’s security council. Poroshenko said earlier this month he did not plan to extend martial law beyond the one month initially foreseen unless there was a large scale attack from Russia. The Ukrainian navy ships were captured in the Kerch Strait, between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern…

Supporting Ukraine is within Lithuania’s security interests

Monday, December 10, 2018

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. The purpose of the President’s visit to Kyiv is to demonstrate support to Ukraine. It is the first visit of a country leader after Russia’s illegal seizure of Ukraine’s naval ships in the Kerch Strait. The two Presidents attended the 11th Meeting of the Council of Presidents of Lithuania and Ukraine. Security situation in eastern Ukraine and the Sea…

Poroshenko’s Bid for US-Style PSYOPS Attempt to Destabilize Russia

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko’s recent false attacks on Russian media are part of a broader US psychological operation to manipulate public opinion in the region and to eventually effect regime change in Moscow, analysts told Sputnik. Poroshenko told the Madrid newspaper El Pais in an interview published earlier in the day that Russia through RT television and Sputnik was spreading fake news about Ukraine, the US election, Brexit, Catalonia and Crimea to create instability. Poroshenko…

Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko pursues new energy partnership during Turkey visit

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed forging a new energy co-operation with Turkish officials during a surprise visit to Istanbul on Monday. Poroshenko, who held talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Ukraine was discussing the implementation of a joint energy project, including a “trilateral cooperation between Ukraine, Turkey and Qatar.” The Ukrainian president’s trip was not announced in advance by either side. Ukraine is seeking…