Information related to a demonstration in the memory of Boris Nemtsov in Nizhny Novogrod was removed from a website dedicated to Nemtsov's memorial, as the information was not approved by the authorities.
Roskomnadzor, Russia’s media watch dog, has sent a warning to the administrators of nemtsov-most.org. According to the OVD-Info media project, the document states that access to the information about a rally in memory of Nemtsov in Nizhny Novgorod should be limited because it wasn't approved …
Russian Duma Deputy Dmitry Vyatkin has proposed amendments to legislation that would require journalists to be accredited in order to cover election day news at the polling stations, as reported by Vyatkin, the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, to the Gazeta.ru news site.
The amendments wouldn’t allow candidates and non-profit organizations to send their observers to the polling stations under the guise of media staff. Only reporters or …
The United States Air Force will stop launches of the Atlas-5 carrier rockets, in which the Russian RD-180 engines are installed, if the American government decides that Russia, which is subject to sanctions, controls the manufacturer of these engines. This was reported by the Head of the Air Force’s Space and Missile System Center, Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves.
At the moment, the Pentagon is preparing responses regarding sanctions and related issues to a request from the senior United …
Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with the head of the Kremlin controlled Crimean government, Sergei Aksenov, said that the residents of Crimea need "to be patient a little bit longer," when referring to the energy crisis on the peninsula.
According to him, the second line of the energy bridge from the Kuban to Crimea might be finished "by May 1st or earlier."
"We just have to be patient for a little more. I think that the construction will be completed by May 1st for sure, or, …
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday in Tehran, as reported by the Iranian television channel Press TV.
In the meeting, Russia and Iran agreed to increase military cooperation against the background of the escalation of the Syrian crisis, in which both parties actively support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
According to Press TV, Rouhani outlined Iran’s position in regard to the Syrian crisis, and highlighted several possible solutions …
According to the Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, nine Russian soldiers have been killed and eight wounded near the town of Marinka in eastern Ukraine.
“The losses of the Russian occupiers in the Marinka district have been confirmed. Nine Russian soldiers have died while eight have been injured. On the 19th of February, the bodies were secretly transported from Donetsk to Russia,” a statement read
“Taking into account the constant losses of personnel and …
According to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the conflict in Ukraine has "considerably affected" the lives of 580,000 children living in the combat zone.
In a press release, the Fund says that more than one third of these children are in need of psychiatric and social support.
The conflict between Ukraine and Russia continues despite numerous ceasefire agreements, and more than 9,000 people have died as a result of hostilities since the conflict started in …
Amnesty International says that Russia is guilty of some of the most “egregious” war crimes it has seen in decades.
The human rights organization told Sky News that over the last week Russian aircraft in Syria have deliberately carried out airstrikes against civilians and rescue workers trying to evacuate the wounded, especially in the city of Aleppo.
The Director of Amnesty International’s Program on Crisis Response, Tirana Hassan, said that airstrikes on schools, residential areas, and …
Recently freed Ukrainian POWs said that the conditions of their captivity were very difficult.
According to the 112 Ukraine media outlet, they had to pay for all of the negative attitudes that separatists have towards the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Ukraine overall.
The exchange of prisoners took place on Saturday in Marinka, where the former prisoners Sergey Garnaga, Sergey Dmitruk and Alexander Makuha are still located.
Red Cross representatives have communicated with them and said that …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stated that Russia will never admit that the former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, and others were responsible for the suppression of anti-governmental protests during the Maidan movement. Poroshenko said this in a televised address to Ukrainians on the second anniversary of the Maidan Revolution. He also added that the perpetrators of the violence during the protests will be tried in absentia.
Poroshenko has stated that the Verkhovna Rada …