Steinmeier: There Is No Justification for Using Children for Propaganda

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, stated that using children for political propaganda is unacceptable. “There should be no justification for using an innocent, 13-year-old girl for political propaganda,” Steinmeier said.

On January 16th, the Russian First Channel aired a program about temporary suspension of the Schengen Agreement because of cases of violence in Germany. During the segment a story was told about an underage girl named Lisa from a Russian- …


Former Swedish PM Says he does not Intend to Succeed Yatsenyuk

Former Swedish Prime Minister, Carl Bildt, said that he doesn't intend to replace Arseniy Yatsenyuk as Prime Minister of Ukraine, as reported by Dagens Nyheter on Tuesday, January 26th.

"Ukraine has a good Prime Minister. There is no reason to change it," Bildt said. According to the politician, the information about his possible appointment as Prime Minister of the country is untrue.

Earlier, on January 26th, the Ukrainian newspaper Glavcom, citing a source in the Presidential administration, …


NATO looks to actively combat Russian propaganda

The North Atlantic Alliance intends to confront the use of information for military purposes.  This was reported by Reuters in reference to a draft of a document containing the basis of the NATO information policy.  It is also reported that the Alliance believes that Russia will possibly use TV and the Internet as weapons for propaganda.

Furthermore, NATO intends to reveal important information about the possible military activities of enemies more efficiently in order to confront this tactic.  …


Dzhemilev: Turkey Supports International Effort to Return Crimea to Ukraine

The Minister of External Affairs of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, supports the creation of an international group that will work on freeing the Crimea from Russian occupation.

This initiative was requested by Ukraine and was discussed in Strasbourg at a meeting between the Turkish Foreign Minister and the Commissioner of the President of Ukraine on the Affairs of Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Dzhemilev, on January 26th.

According to Dzhemilev's Facebook page, the meeting was also attended by Ukrainian …


Poroshenko: Russia is the Main Military Threat to Ukraine

At a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC), the President of Ukraine said that there is a need to establish a system of cybersecurity in Ukraine, and also reported on an agreement with foreign partners on the joint production of weapons.

Poroshenko said that Russia is the main military threat to his country. "In a long-term historical perspective the main military threat to Ukraine is Russia and, unfortunately, they will be the aggressor country," the Ukrainian …