Zelensky sacks Fokin from TCG delegation amid Donbas statements rowThe relevant decree was signed on September 30.
16:05, 30 September 2020
President's Office comments on Fokin's controversial Donbas statementsThose representing the government should prioritize state interests over personal beliefs, the President's Office states.
11:30, 30 September 2020
Presidential chief of staff Yermak: Mr. Fokin must leave Trilateral Contact Group on DonbasHe says Russia is a party to the conflict.
09:50, 30 September 2020
Members of Holos parliamentary faction initiate Fokin's withdrawal from TCGOther factions have been invited to put their signatures to the motion.
16:25, 22 September 2020
UN provisional gov't could be formed in Donbas, Ukraine delegate to TCG opinesLate last month, Vitold Fokin voiced a controversial idea on the need to pardon members of Russian proxy forces in Donbas, which prompted NSDC secretary to state that the comment was Fokin's personal opinion, not that of the Ukrainian government.
22:15, 21 September 2020
NSDC chief on Ukrainian negotiators' notorious statements: "Own opinions"Danilov says President Zelensky's actions are in line with the council's strategy.
12:59, 10 September 2020
Ukraine's first PM Fokin victim of manipulation over "Donbas pardon" statement – journoAs for his statement on the special status for Donbas, there are also nuances that should be taken into account, says Garmash.
12:20, 03 September 2020
Zelensky's Office chief comments on idea of "special status" for DonbasYermak said the idea voiced by Fokin does not reflect Ukraine's official stance.
19:20, 31 August 2020
MP slams Ukraine's first PM over "Donbas pardon" statementThe deputy has called for pulling Fokin from Ukraine's delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group.
16:05, 31 August 2020
Interior Minister comments on idea of "special status" for DonbasNo Ukrainian soldier must die because of absurd political speculation, the minister says.
14:00, 31 August 2020
Ukraine's first PM stands for pardoning enemy troops in DonbasA special status should be granted to the entire territory of Donbas, not just the temporarily occupied parts as Russia has been demanding, Fokin suggests.
11:40, 30 August 2020
Ukraine's first PM Fokin officially joins TCG talksPresident Zelensky has signed the relevant decree.
14:00, 18 August 2020
Head of Ukraine delegation at Minsk talks explains ex-PM's roleThere is "civil society in Donbas", with whom it is necessary "to communicate and negotiate."
09:00, 05 August 2020
Potential pick for spot in TCG team, ex-PM Fokin "watches too much TV", delegation member saysThe journalist believes that no revolutionary shifts are being plotted in Minsk talks on Donbas.
11:30, 04 August 2020