Articles about Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukraine sacks its envoys to India, Germany, three other countries

10 Jul 2022

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Ukraine sacks its envoys to India, Germany, three other countries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy fired Kyiv's ambassadors to India, Germany, Norway, the Czech Republic, and Hungary on Saturday.

EU grants Ukraine candidate status in 'historic moment' amid war

24 Jun 2022

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EU grants Ukraine candidate status in 'historic moment' amid war

In a strong show of solidarity against Russia's invasion, European Union (EU) leaders conferred candidate status on Ukraine and Moldova, acting with unusual speed and unity to lift the besieged country farther away from Russia's influence and connect it more closely to the West.

European Union bans most Russian oil imports: Details here

31 May 2022

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European Union bans most Russian oil imports: Details here

The leaders of the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to put an embargo on most imports of Russian oil.

Vladimir Putin not suffering from serious ailment: Russian foreign minister

30 May 2022

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Vladimir Putin not suffering from serious ailment: Russian foreign minister

Amid speculations of Russian President Vladimir Putin suffering from a serious illness, the country's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Sunday denied the same, claiming there were no signs that pointed to any such ailment.

Davos preps for World Economic Forum; Ukraine on agenda

22 May 2022

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Davos preps for World Economic Forum; Ukraine on agenda

The stage is set for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Russia defending 'motherland' in Ukraine, says Putin on Victory Day

09 May 2022

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Russia defending 'motherland' in Ukraine, says Putin on Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the annual grand parade commemorating Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II on Monday, saying the Russian military in Ukraine was protecting the "motherland" from an "absolutely unacceptable threat."

Russia-Ukraine war: 'Battle for Donbas' has begun, says President Zelenskyy

19 Apr 2022

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Russia-Ukraine war: 'Battle for Donbas' has begun, says President Zelenskyy

Russia is said to have launched a new major offensive in eastern Ukraine, which the latter described as the "second phase of the war."

Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

10 Apr 2022

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Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

The Russia-Ukraine war entered its 46th day on Sunday with the war-torn country bracing for a "hard battle" with the Russian military troops mobilizing in the country's east.

Ukraine-Russia war: Moscow accused of over 5,000 crimes of aggression

09 Apr 2022

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Ukraine-Russia war: Moscow accused of over 5,000 crimes of aggression

In the six weeks since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began, Moscow has been accused of 5,149 crimes of aggression and war crimes, Ukraine's foreign ministry said on Friday.

Ukraine war: Russia admits significant troop losses, laments 'huge tragedy'

08 Apr 2022

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Ukraine war: Russia admits significant troop losses, laments 'huge tragedy'

Russia has provided its most "somber" evaluation of its invasion of Ukraine while describing the "tragedy" of rising troop deaths and the financial blow from sanctions against it.

Russia blocking humanitarian aid to Mariupol to hide killings: Zelenskyy

07 Apr 2022

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Russia blocking humanitarian aid to Mariupol to hide killings: Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday accused Russia of blocking humanitarian access to the besieged port city of Mariupol, saying Moscow wants to hide evidence of "thousands" of people killed there.

Zelenskyy at UNSC: Act against Russia or close down UN

06 Apr 2022

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Zelenskyy at UNSC: Act against Russia or close down UN

Addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that it needs to 'act immediately' and throw out Russia from the Council.

Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address UNSC today

05 Apr 2022

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Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address UNSC today

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday.

Ukraine ready for new Russian attacks in east: Zelenskyy

31 Mar 2022

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Ukraine ready for new Russian attacks in east: Zelenskyy

After Russia's announcement of focusing its military operation in the eastern part of Ukraine, it has begun its troop build-up in the region.

'Ukrainians aren't naive': Zelenskyy on Russia's pledge to reduce fighting

30 Mar 2022

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'Ukrainians aren't naive': Zelenskyy on Russia's pledge to reduce fighting

As Russia pledged to reduce fighting around Kyiv and Chernihiv following peace talks on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reacted with skepticism, saying that Ukrainians are not 'naive'.

Ukraine says Russia wants to split it like Korea

28 Mar 2022

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Ukraine says Russia wants to split it like Korea

Ukraine has claimed that Russia wants to split the country in two, like North and South Korea.

Zelenskyy demands military aid as Russian airstrikes hit Ukraine's Lviv

27 Mar 2022

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Zelenskyy demands military aid as Russian airstrikes hit Ukraine's Lviv

Multiple rockets struck the city of Lviv in western Ukraine on Saturday afternoon, leaving several injured.

Russia-Ukraine war approaches Kyiv; 3.6 million refugees flee

25 Mar 2022

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Russia-Ukraine war approaches Kyiv; 3.6 million refugees flee

As the Russia-Ukraine war completed a month on Thursday, intense fighting continued around the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.

'Will use nuclear weapons if...': Russia on Ukraine invasion

23 Mar 2022

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'Will use nuclear weapons if...': Russia on Ukraine invasion

Russia has made it clear that it would only use nuclear weapons in the Ukrainian context if there is an "existential threat" for it.

'Say openly you're scared of Russia': Zelenskyy to NATO

22 Mar 2022

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'Say openly you're scared of Russia': Zelenskyy to NATO

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has taken a dig at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), claiming that it is "scared" of Russia.

Ukraine refuses to surrender Mariupol, Russia warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe'

21 Mar 2022

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Ukraine refuses to surrender Mariupol, Russia warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe'

Ukraine on Monday rejected Russia's ultimatum to surrender the port city of Mariupol, which has been besieged by Russian troops.

Russia-Ukraine war: It's time for 'meaningful' talks, says Zelensky

19 Mar 2022

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Russia-Ukraine war: It's time for 'meaningful' talks, says Zelensky

The Russia-Ukraine war entered the 24th day on Saturday as Moscow continued to intensify its assault on Ukraine.

Russia-Ukraine war: Russia shells Merefa school, cultural center; 21 dead

18 Mar 2022

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Russia-Ukraine war: Russia shells Merefa school, cultural center; 21 dead

As the Russia-Ukraine war entered the 23rd day on Friday, Moscow continued to intensify its assault on Ukraine, with attacks and civilian casualties being reported in several cities.

Ukraine: Mariupol theater sheltering children bombed; Russia denies targeting civilians

17 Mar 2022

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Ukraine: Mariupol theater sheltering children bombed; Russia denies targeting civilians

Ukraine has accused Russian forces of destroying a theater in Mariupol, the besieged southern city where hundreds of people, including pregnant women and children, are said to have sought refuge from the war.

Humanitarian corridors reopened in 2 Ukrainian cities today morning: Russia

06 Mar 2022

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Humanitarian corridors reopened in 2 Ukrainian cities today morning: Russia

Russia has reportedly claimed that humanitarian corridors for the evacuation of civilians from two Ukrainian cities--Mariupol and Volnovakha--will be reopened on Sunday morning.

Know all about Olena Zelenska, the First Lady of Ukraine

03 Mar 2022

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Know all about Olena Zelenska, the First Lady of Ukraine

Ever since Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine, political figures, including President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, have taken to social media to encourage citizens to stay strong and ask help from the international community.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Zelenskyy seeks political support on call with Modi

26 Feb 2022

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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Zelenskyy seeks political support on call with Modi

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reportedly held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday to discuss the situation in his country amid the Russian invasion.

Ukraine says it derailed Russian bid to capture capital Kyiv

26 Feb 2022

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Ukraine says it derailed Russian bid to capture capital Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday said his country's military had halted the Russian forces' attempt to capture the capital Kyiv and oust his government.

'Need ammunition, not ride': Ukrainian President rejects US's evacuation offer

26 Feb 2022

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'Need ammunition, not ride': Ukrainian President rejects US's evacuation offer

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has turned down an offer from the United States government to be evacuated from the country amid the Russian invasion, according to a report by Associated Press.

Russia says ready to talk if Ukraine 'lays down arms'

25 Feb 2022

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Russia says ready to talk if Ukraine 'lays down arms'

Russia is ready to hold talks with its hostile neighbor Ukraine if the latter laid down its arms, the country's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said, according to news agency AFP.

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

10 Jan 2020

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Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

19 Dec 2019

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#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

In a historic vote, the US House of Representatives voted to approve the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to remove him from office on Wednesday.

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

25 Sep 2019

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US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

22 Apr 2019

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He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.