News from Ukraine: Ukraine terminates youth policy deal with Russia

14:02 Jul. 27, 2016

Ukraine terminates youth policy deal with Russia

Youth and Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov (UNIAN Photo)

Russian military aggression continues in Donbas 

Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers suspended the agreement with Russia on cooperation in the field of the youth policy.

The Government adopted this decision at their meeting on Wednesday, on July 27.

"Since Russia began its military aggression against Ukraine, Ukraine's Youth and Sports Ministry de facto terminated any cooperation with relevant youth policy structures in Russia," Youth and Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov.

Read also 'Hitler Youth' in Donbas: Russian-backed militants recruit children

"As Russia's armed aggression (in eastern Ukraine continues), we have to make it legal", said Zhdanov.

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