Ukraine’s president meets Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul
Ukraine's president has met the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, as some Ukrainian clerics prepare to break ties with the Russian Orthodox Church.Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, right and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, pose for photos at the Patriarchal Church of St. George, following their meeting, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Poroshenko ...
Merkel visits Ukraine, says anti-Russian sanctions will stay
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has visited Ukraine, pledging to uphold anti-Russian sanctions for Russian actions in Ukraine.German chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko give a statement following a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ...
Ukraine pushes ahead with plans to secure NATO membership
Ukraine's president says the country needs to amend its constitution to make NATO membership its long-term goal.President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday that Ukrainians are finally convinced of the benefits of the alliance with NATO and said the Ukrainian army will meet the criteria for NATO membership by 2020.Ukraine abruptly changed ...
Orthodox envoys meet with Ukraine’s president
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has met with two envoys dispatched by the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians to prepare for establishing a Ukrainian church that is ecclesiastically independent from the Russian Orthodox Church.
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