“LPR” representative at Minsk talks granted Russian Citizenship

Oleksiy Reznikov, the Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories and Ukraine’s envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group exposes the facts. The so-called “Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs” of the self-proclaimed “Luhansk People’s Republic” (“LPR”) Vladislav Deinego has been granted Russian citizenship. A photocopy of Deinego’s Russian passport has been posted…

Coronavirus: EU channels assistance to Ukraine

In response to a request from Ukraine via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Slovakia has offered protective facemasks, disinfectants, blankets, among other items to help the country tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The EU will coordinate and co-finance the delivery of this assistance to Ukraine. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, said: “The coronavirus pandemic must be tackled…

What is Happening in the Ukrainian Energy Market?

Ukraine, like other European countries, is experiencing a crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In the energy sector, this is reflected by a significant decline in electricity consumption. However, the situation is further compounded by an ongoing systemic crisis in the sector.  Even before the Coronavirus outbreak Ukraine’s energy sector was facing enormous challenges, with…