Russia traps itself by signing Minsk agreements – Reznikov The official says the only way out of the situation is to involve a third party.
14:10, 21 September 2020
Issue of peacekeepers in Donbas still on the agenda – Reznikov Reznikov suggested the Normandy summit could consider it.
11:20, 21 September 2020
Reznikov comments on "myth about secret preparations for local elections in occupied Donbas" Reznikov emphasized the elections could be held only under a separate law.
16:05, 18 September 2020
Negotiations on Donbas "extremely difficult" – Reznikov Vice PM has noted the importance of "team play."
14:50, 18 September 2020
Vice PM explains Ukrainian approach to "special status" of Donbas A key focus is on the development of parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions currently under Ukrainian control, Reznikov says.
14:25, 05 August 2020
Donbas settlement: Vice PM names countries he would involve in talks with Russia It's high time to "build a new platform" for raising the issue of Crimea, Reznikov added.
23:45, 29 July 2020
Vice PM calming Donbas truce critics: No ban in place on returning fire Ukraine can even withdraw from the agreement if the enemy violates the deal.
22:25, 28 July 2020
Ukraine Vice PM slams Putin's spox over ceasefire statement Russia pretends it allegedly has nothing to do with the Donbas conflict, seeking to secure international sanctions lift, Reznikov stresses.
20:15, 28 July 2020
Ukraine's senior official elaborates on introduction of peacekeeping mission in Donbas Great hope rests with diplomats, in particular foreign ministers, Reznikov believes.
23:47, 13 July 2020
Normandy Four leaders' meeting may take place in Aug – minister The meeting should take place after it is clear that Paris agreements have been fulfilled.
10:15, 07 July 2020
Ukraine's senior official reiterates gov't stance on resuming water supplies to Crimea The government had not yet received any official appeal on the issue from Russia.
20:00, 02 June 2020
Ukraine official ridicules reports on "combat alert" of Russian-controlled forces in Donbas "They just drink vodka and attend weddings," Reznikov says.
16:30, 23 May 2020
Vice PM says it's OSCE who invites Donbas separatists to Minsk talks Deputy chief of Ukraine delegation to the TCG stands against the participation of Russian-controlled militants in settlement negotiations.
22:45, 21 May 2020
"LPR", "DPR" envoys in Minsk talks have status of persons "invited" by Russia, Ukrainian official stresses The Ukrainian side is looking for a way to negotiate with the participation of real representatives of Donbas, from among internally displaced persons, to have this type of consultations supported by the OSCE and the Normandy Four.
21:10, 18 May 2020
"LPR" representative at Minsk talks granted Russian citizenship (Photo, video) A photocopy of Deinego's Russian passport has been posted by Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories and Ukraine's envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group's political subgroup Oleksiy Reznikov.
12:25, 16 May 2020
Minister explains low number of captured troops in Donbas swap lists Of 20 Ukrainians handed back to Ukraine, only two are military servicemen.
10:40, 17 April 2020
Details revealed of upcoming prisoner swap in Donbas Those returning from the occupied territories will be put under 14-day observation as part of anti-coronavirus measures.
10:40, 11 April 2020
Zelensky's team considering several options for Donbas reintegration There is no concrete plan yet for the reintegration of areas that are now under occupation.
11:40, 30 March 2020
Advisory Council with Donbas militants could only be created if Germany, France approve idea – Vice PM Meanwhile, many in Ukraine suggest the move would legitimize Russian occupation authorities in Donbas, putting them on equal footing with Ukrainian negotiators, while portraying Russia as a pure mediator in the conflict rather than a direct party to it.
09:20, 30 March 2020