Posts tagged as Ukrainian president

Ukrainian President to pay official visit to Latvia soon

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will pay an official visit to the Republic of Latvia in the near future. Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko stated this during a joint press conference with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, an Ukrinform correspondent reported “We are planning a visit of the President of Ukraine to Riga soon, I think it will take place next week,” he said. According to him, today‚Äôs meeting of the foreign…

For Kremlin, Ukrainian election a choice between lesser of three evils

By Andrew Osborn on Friday, March 8, 2019

Before Russia annexed Crimea and backed separatists in east Ukraine, Moscow had a Ukrainian president who did much of what it wanted. Now, as Ukraine readies to elect a new leader, none of the main candidates look that enticing to Russia. Viktor Yanukovich, the last Moscow-friendly Ukrainian president, was toppled by protests in 2014 and fled to Russia, and Petro Poroshenko, his successor, has put fierce opposition to Moscow at…