In December 2016, Jared Kushner, president Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, wanted to set up a communications channel between the transition team and the Kremlin using Russian facilities in the United States.
The Russian Federation was warned about the inadmissibility of displaying wines from occupied Crimea at Vinitaly international exhibition in Verona, Italy.
British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough believes the changes to e-declaration law, which the lawmakers voted on March 23, are a serious step back.
Ambassador of Spain to Ukraine Gerardo Ángel Bugallo Ottone says the Minsk agreements designed to peacefully resolve the situation in the Donbas, can hardly be fulfilled, and Russia-backed militants will oppose free elections in occupied territory.
In her first interview as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said that the threat of Russia shouldn't be taken lightly.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who also oversees the Justice Department and the FBI, said he had met with Russian ambassador Kislyak as a senator and not as Trump's surrogate.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who also oversees the Justice Department and the FBI, did not disclose his last year encounters with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak during his confirmation hearing.
U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch honored memory of the Heroes of Heavenly Hundred by saying that three years ago Ukraine gained one hundred reasons to be independent, transparent, united, and corruption-free.
Despite public denial of Russian sanctions conversations between national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during the transition of power, they did take place.
German Ambassador to Ukraine Ernst Reichel has canceled the news conference scheduled to be held on Tuesday evening.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has summoned Ambassador of Germany in Ukraine Ernst Reichel after he stated elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions could be held in the presence of Russian troops.
British journalist Graham Phillips reporting for the Russian propaganda channels Russia Today and Zvezda was escorted from the British Parliament.
Petro Poroshenko will visit the U.S. in Feb., 2017 in order to participate in the UN Security Council meeting. At the same time, Ukrainian president might meet with Donald Trump in Washington. Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S. Valerii Chalyi discussed the issue with the U.S. president.
President Petro Poroshenko addressed foreign ambassadors accredited in Ukraine at the Annual Christmas and New Year meeting.
On Dec. 26, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine invited Israel's Ambassador to Ukraine Eliav Belotserkovsky to discuss further development of bilateral relations in the wake of the adoption of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334 on the situation in the Middle East.
The German police have confirmed a Ukrainian citizen is among those killed in the terrorist attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, Dec. 19.