Volodymyr Zelensky

Turkey’s Erdogan Desperately Seeks Role in Ukraine Mess

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a press conference on Thursday that he believed a Russian invasion of Ukraine would be disastrous, and presented himself as a moderator who might be able to avert such a conflict by bringing the presidents of Russia and Ukraine together for negotiations.

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers attends to a press conference with President of El Salvador at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, on January 20, 2022. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP) (Photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Ukraine’s Zelensky: ‘There Are No Minor Incursions’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday rejected comments made the day before by President Joe Biden that appeared dismissive of a potential Russian invasion of his country, affirming in a statement to social media, “There are no minor incursions.”

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky attends the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels on December 15, 2021. - EU leaders will try to rescue their outreach to five former Soviet republics of eastern Europe on December 15, 2021, all of them would-be partners undermined by Russian meddling and regional strife. (Photo by …

Biden Again Snubs Ukrainian President: No July Meeting

U.S. President Joe Biden will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “not in July, but, in August,” according to recent statements by George Kent, the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported Tuesday.

BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 12: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the German Chancellor (not pictured) give statements ahead of talks at the Chancellery on July 12, 2021 in Berlin , Germany. (Photo by Stefanie Loos-Pool/Getty Images)