Kyiv agrees to integrate "Steinmeier formula" into law on Donbas special status – Ukraine delegate to TCG Negotiations are underway on the clauses that should be amended so that the law could work from a legal perspective.
14:00, 18 September 2020
Kravchuk schools Russia's Gryzlov at Minsk talks over Donbas status Donbas is part of Ukraine, the former president of Ukraine has stressed.
13:35, 17 September 2020
Work of political subgroup, prisoner swap efforts blocked at Minsk talks – journalist The invaders demand that Ukraine hold local elections in the occupied areas before Russia withdraws its troops and control over the border is handed back to the Ukrainian government.
12:45, 17 September 2020
TCG video conference on Donbas lasts for seven hours, focus on Normandy agreements The Ukrainian side has firmly been adhering to all agreements reached at the Normandy summit in Paris.
03:15, 17 September 2020
Parliament speaker sees no grounds for relocating Donbas peace talks from Minsk All negotiation sessions are currently held online.
01:59, 16 September 2020
Minsk agreements impossible to fulfill – Ukraine's Kravchuk The way out of the deadlock is holding the Normandy Four summit, the head of Ukraine's delegation at TCG talks on Donbas believes.
20:15, 11 September 2020
Russia's Gryzlov throws tantrums at latest TCG talks – Ukraine delegate The Russian representative was reportedly mad at Leonid Kravchuk's principled stance on a number of issues.
11:05, 03 September 2020
Interior Minister comments on idea of "special status" for Donbas No Ukrainian soldier must die because of absurd political speculation, the minister says.
14:00, 31 August 2020
Russia trying to shift Donbas settlement talks away from Normandy Four to TCG – Ukraine delegate Kremlin seeks to make Ukraine sit down at the negotiating table with their Donbas proxies, while defying own role in the ongoing war.
23:30, 26 August 2020
Enemy forces in Donbas violate ceasefire twice in past day, Ukraine says No combat casualties were reported.
10:15, 21 August 2020
Ukraine's first PM Fokin officially joins TCG talks President Zelensky has signed the relevant decree.
14:00, 18 August 2020
Russia weary of Donbas war, Kravchuk "feels" However, if Russia fails to go for any concessions, Ukraine will be looking for other settlement options, beyond the Minsk format, suggests delegation chief.
16:45, 17 August 2020
Minsk talks on Donbas may change location over protests in Belarus – Kravchuk Belarus is not a party to the peace negotiations.
15:57, 13 August 2020
Kravchuk elaborates on issues not to be discussed at Minsk talks Kravchuk stressed the issues concern the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine.
11:15, 10 August 2020
Ukrainian envoy says Ukraine may initiate new Budapest Memorandum if Minsk talks fail The Budapest Memorandum was signed on December 5, 1994.
20:59, 06 August 2020
Zelensky explains Kravchuk pick for top spot in TCG The president referred to him as an "well-educated" and "wise" man.
14:25, 06 August 2020
Head of Ukraine delegation at Minsk talks explains ex-PM's role There 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 says The journalist believes that no revolutionary shifts are being plotted in Minsk talks on Donbas.
11:30, 04 August 2020
Kravchuk roots for "dialogue" to resolve Donbas crisis Ukraine's new top envoy to the TCG says it's impossible to achieve peace without talking to anyone.
19:10, 02 August 2020