Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania are planning soon to set up a joint military brigade. The aim is to participate in crisis management activities. This was told in Brussels by the Chief of General Staff and Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Colonel-General Hryhoriy Pedchenko.
On March 1-2, Head of the EU diplomatic corps Catherine Ashton will visit Ukraine. The negotiations will be the key aim in determining future policy of Brussels with Kiev.
U.S. and Ukraine signed an agreement to jointly fighting human trafficking.
Talkings about Ukraine's membership in the EU do not have any foundation currently. This was stated by a senior adviser to the Russian Embassy in Ukraine, Viktor Kochukov the Institute Gorshenina at the roundtable on Ukraine-Russia-EU: prospects of relations, the press service of the institute infonms.
Ukraine asked the United Nations to evacuate Ukrainian citizens, residing in the territory of Libya. UN News Center reported.
According to the Kazakhstan's Central Election Committee Nursultan Nazarbayev won elections.
Ukraine and Moldova agreed on inter-parliamentary cooperation. The Speaker and acting President, Chairman of the Moldovan Parliament Marian Lupu signed the corresponding agreement in Kiev.
According to the presidential press-service, Viktor Yanukovych has congratulated President of the Republic of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski and President of PRC Hu Jintao on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the countries.
On January 5, 2012 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the disposal of the Agreement between the Governments of Ukraine and the Russian Federation on measures to ensure safety of navigation in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait.