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Petro Poroshenko


Ukraine's presidential vote pits comedian against incumbent

April 21, 2019 4:31 pm

Opinion surveys ahead of the vote have shown 53-year-old President Petro Poroshenko trailing far behind comic actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy, reflecting public dismay with endemic corruption, a moribund economy and a five-year fight against Russia-backed insurgents in the country's east.

Ukraine president proposes parliament declare martial law

November 26, 2018 10:49 am

Petro Poroshenko said the parliament on Monday could decide whether to approve martial law, which would restrict civil liberties and give state institutions greater power.

Ukraine paid Trump lawyer Cohen at least $400,000 to arrange White House talks: Report

May 24, 2018 10:00 am

Trump met with Poroshenko at the White House on June 20, 2017, in what was officially called a "drop-by" visit after the Ukrainian leader's separate talks with VP Mike Pence.

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko will meet Donald Trump on Tuesday

June 20, 2017 11:56 am

Poroshenko praised the U.S. Senate for the decision to introduce new sanctions against Russia, saying that sanctions were a civilized mechanism "to force the aggressor to get away from Ukraine", withdraw troops and equipment.

Ukraine's Poroshenko to hear some praise, calls to do more at summit with EU

November 24, 2016 3:05 pm

Three years after a pro-EU uprising overthrew Ukraine's pro-Russian president, Poroshenko will be in Brussels for an EU-Ukraine summit where he will be told he must do more to earn closer relations with the bloc.

Reliance Defence ties up with three Ukranian firms

April 30, 2016 1:52 am

Under the agreement with Antonov, Reliance and Antonov will jointly bid for the Medium Military Transport Aircraft programme of HAL.

Ukraine president urges Russia to withdraw troops; Australia pledges support

December 11, 2014 10:47 am

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Russia must honour a little-respected cease-fire agreement signed in September.

Ukraine voters embrace West and peace with rebels

October 27, 2014 4:01 pm

Results with 30 percent of the precincts reporting had PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk's People's Front leading with 21.7 percent of the vote.

12 killed in worst east Ukraine shelling in a week

September 29, 2014 5:06 pm

Violence has continued despite a cease-fire declared on September 5.