Naftogaz expects arbitration ruling on lost Crimea assets in 2020 Taking into account the expected interest, Naftogaz's claim is estimated at US$8 billion.
11:30, 19 June 2020
Zerkal to represent Naftogaz in international arbitration, litigation against Gazprom As Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Zerkal was also involved in efforts to block construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
20:55, 14 May 2020
Ukraine's ex-diplomat slams author of her NYT interview over manipulation The piece claimed Ukraine had been aware of aid freeze long before it was publically acknowledged.
18:45, 04 December 2019
Ukraine's Cabinet officially dismisses Deputy Foreign Minister Zerkal Zerkal submitted a letter of resignation to Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk on November 28.
16:08, 04 December 2019
Ukrainian diplomat says Putin will continue his political games at Normandy summit Experts say he may be interested in the cancellation of anti-Russia sanctions.
10:46, 04 December 2019
"Told to remain silent": Former senior diplomat in Kyiv says Ukraine knew of aid freeze in July Zerkal said she had read a diplomatic cable from Ukrainian officials in Washington about the hold.
21:45, 03 December 2019
MFA Ukraine: Russia didn't comply with ITLOS decision even after return of Ukrainian boats (Video) Russia has not complied with the ITLOS decision since it has set conditions for the release of the crew members.
16:09, 22 November 2019
Ukrainian MFA assures Ukraine to press for compensation from Russia The compensation will concern both the financing of terrorism and racial discrimination in Russia-occupied Crimea.
12:50, 20 November 2019
MFA Ukraine calls for int'l pressure on Russia over seized naval boats Russia still hasn't implemented the ITLOS award, while continuing to deliberately violate norms and principles of international law.
21:10, 04 November 2019
New UK ambassador starts work in Ukraine New British Ambassador Melinda Simmons has handed over copies of her credentials to Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Olena Zerkal.
22:45, 02 September 2019
New Austrian ambassador arrives in Ukraine Pfandler said the common historical and cultural heritage of Ukraine and Austria along with the ambitions to deepen economic and investment cooperation largely unite the interests of two countries.
12:47, 22 August 2019
Documents to be signed at Zelensky-Trump meeting in Warsaw – MFA Ukraine The foreign ministry is convinced that the leaders of Ukraine and the United States will hold an "interesting meeting."
23:10, 21 August 2019
France attaches great attention to cooperation with Ukraine – envoy The French diplomat underlined the unequivocal position of Paris in support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.
12:05, 21 August 2019
Zelensky's visit to Washington "almost agreed" – Ukraine's foreign ministry The Ukrainian president first spoke on the phone with U.S. President Donald Trump on July 25.
12:00, 15 August 2019
Ukraine FM Klimkin to take leave from July 3 Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister for European Integration Olena Zerkal will be fulfilling his duties.
13:40, 02 July 2019
Over 9 bcm of gas stolen from Ukraine by Russia: Zerkal in The Hague The Ukrainian side explained to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague Ukraine's position in the case launched against Russia over violations of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in the Black and Azov seas and the Kerch Strait.
17:50, 11 June 2019
Russia in The Hague Arbitration compares proclamation of Ukraine's sovereignty with Crimea "referendum" The Russian side submitted to the court objections to Ukraine's claim on the violation by Russia of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea in the Black and Azov seas and in the Kerch Strait.
18:00, 10 June 2019
Russia changes tone in talks with Ukraine on POW sailors – MFA Ukraine A Ukrainian diplomat said that the meeting in The Hague confirmed the existence of a legal dispute regarding the application of international law of the sea in the case of the captured Ukrainian sailors.
23:15, 23 April 2019
EU amendments on Nord Stream 2 may lead to Russia's more aggressive behavior – Ukraine's MFA Additional sanctions may be imposed to increase pressure on Russia.
16:20, 14 February 2019