About: Petro Poroshenko

Europe's East 31-01-2020

Poroshenko: More tanks in Donbas than in the German Bundeswehr

The former president of Ukraine sat down with EURACTIV warned that without the elusive ceasefire the loss of Ukrainian lives continues.
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Economy & Jobs 12-02-2015

Hollande: ‘Ukraine agreement is a ray of hope’

On his arrival at the European Council, François Hollande called on leaders to remain vigilant on the Ukrainian question, and said that the next hours would be crucial. The French President recognised that "the agreement is no guarantee for long-term success".
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Europe's East 28-10-2014

Ukraine election ‘free and fair’, MEP delegation says

Sunday's parliamentary election in Ukraine was conducted in line with international standards, according to a team of MEPs that monitored the polls across the country.
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Europe's East 29-08-2014

Merkel says EU summit will discuss more sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that European leaders will discuss imposing new sanctions on Russia at an EU Summit in Brussels on Saturday (30 August). The summit was initially planned to decide top job appointments.
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Europe's East 28-08-2014

EU calls on Russia to stop ‘border hostilities’

The European Commission called on Russia to “immediately put a stop on any form of border hostilities”, including “flow of arms, equipment and military personnel” from Russia to Ukraine.
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Energy 27-08-2014

Ukraine’s Poroshenko vows ceasefire plan after talks with Putin

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands in Minsk on Tuesday, marking their first 'face to face' meeting since June.
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Energy 20-08-2014

Putin and Poroshenko to hold talks in Minsk

The European Commission confirmed on Wednesday that top EU officials will hold a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko next week in Minsk.
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Europe's East 23-07-2014

EU threatens Russia with tougher sanctions after MH17 disaster

EU Foreign Affairs ministers urged Russia on Wednesday to “stop the increasing flow of weapons” across the border to eastern Ukraine or face tougher sanctions.
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Europe's East 27-06-2014

Ukraine’s Poroshenko replies to nazi name calling: Putin’s adviser is a muppet

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin's adviser Sergei Glazyev is a 'muppet' and a 'nobody'. Poroshenko's remarks came after Glazyev called Poroshenko a 'nazi', only hours before Ukraine was due to sign an Association Agreement with the EU.
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Europe's East 27-06-2014

Poroshenko: Ukraine paid a high price to be in, with Europe

In his speech after signing the Association Agreement with the EU, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that 'this is the most important day for Ukraine, after independence day'. “We expect EU to protect Ukraine's territorial integrity”, Poroshenko added.
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Europe's East 27-06-2014

Barroso: Supporting Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine is a solemn commitment for the EU

Speaking at the Association Agreement signing ceremony between the EU and Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said that 'signing the agreements should not be seen as the end of the road, but the beginning of a journey'. 'They are not against anyone', Barroso added.
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Europe's East 27-06-2014

Poroshenko: Today is a historic day for Ukraine

Speaking ahead of a European Council meeting in Brussels on Friday, Ukrainian newly elected president Petro Poroshenko said that signing an Association Agreement with the EU marks a historic day for Ukraine.
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Europe's East 24-06-2014

EU tells Russia to back Ukrainian peace plan

EU Foreign Affairs Ministers urged Russia on Monday to back the peace plan for Ukraine put forward by newly elected president Petro Poroshenko.
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