• Media: Russia jams GPS during NATO exercises

    GPS geolocation services were disrupted in Lapland region in northern Finland and similar problems were earlier reported by the Norwegian military, Yle news agency reports.

    It is noted that the Finish Defense Force first detected the malfunction and warned the Aviation Navigation Center about the interference in their work.

    According to the Finish military, the territory from northern Rovaniemi to the Norwegian border and east of Kittila to the border of Russia was affected.

    Yle notes that …

  • Moldova condemns upcoming elections in DPR and LPR

    In a statement published on its website, the Moldovan Foreign Ministry condemned the forthcoming elections in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics.

    “The Republic of Moldova reaffirms its strong support for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within internationally recognized borders and joins the United States, EU countries, Canada, and UN member states, condemning the intention of the so-called DPR and LPR to organize “elections” on …

  • Ukrainian ambassador: Russia is waging an information war against Ukraine in the US

    Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly said that the systemic use of information war elements against Ukraine was extended in the United States.

     “There have been again several attempts of fraud in different states of the US. We have recorded attempts of reaching governors to organize provocations (they were promptly stopped by us),” the head of the diplomatic mission wrote on his Facebook page.

    Valeriy Chaly said that the anti-Ukrainian activities take place in big and small …

  • Ukrainian politician: Russia offered to ‘solve’ Donbas problem in exchange for Crimea

    Yevhen Marchuk, Ukraine’s representative in the security subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG), told reporters that in other work groups he receives offers to deal with the situation in the Donbas by Ukraine officially renouncing its claims to Russia-annexed Crimea.

    “I am involved in another two (aside from the TCG) international platforms on the Donbas. In the coffee breaks, they say to me that if Ukraine officially renounces Crimea, and takes away the Crimean problem, it could be a …

  • Latvia intends to open a consulate in the Donetsk region

    Latvia plans to open a consulate in the Donetsk region, stated Donetsk Governor Oleksandr Kuts following a meeting between the Parliamentary Secretary at The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Latvia and the leadership of the Donetsk regional state administration.

    Representatives of the National Guard and National Armed Forces of Latvia that were part of the delegation said that they came to learn from Ukraine’s managerial and military experience gained from years of resistance to Russian …

  • Ukrainian politician: all civil organizations in Russia are working to destabilize other countries

    Interfax-Ukraine reports that the Minister of Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons  Vadym Chernysh is confident that not only Russian intelligence services but also civil organizations work on destabilizing situations in other countries.

    “There, all civil organizations have the goal of destabilizing and influencing certain countries and societies,” stated the minister at the “Lessons from a hybrid decade: what you need to know to move forward successfully” …

  • The USA accuses Russia of 'aggressive behavior' over the Black Sea

    “Russia acted recklessly in international airspace over the Black Sea. We call on Russia to cease its unsafe, irresponsible, and aggressive behavior,” stated Acting Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Heather Nauert on Thursday.

    As the Pentagon stated earlier, a Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe interception” of an American reconnaissance aircraft flying in international air space over the Black Sea. The Russian SU-27 jet failed to establish radio contact …

  • Ukrainian diplomat accuses Russia of attempting to ‘seize new territories’

    Russia is trying to capture new Ukrainian territories by continuing to violate the Minsk agreements, said Ihor Prokopchuk, Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna. He made the statement during a session of the Permanent Council of the OSCE, as reported on the Ukrainian Mission’s Twitter account.

    “Russia, instead of pulling out from Ukraine’s territory,  again attempts to seize larger territories in violation of the Minsk agreements: the OSCE Special …

  • Representatives of 40 countries hold Russia responsible for the downed OSCE drone

    The Russian Federation and pro-Russian armed groups are responsible for downing the drone of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) on October 27, stated the European Union.

    "The European Union and its Member States strongly condemn the downing of an SMM long-range UAV in the middle of the night on October 27. In its preliminary assessment, the SMM concluded that the most likely cause of the downing was an impact to the UAV and that eight people heard an explosion in the area around the …

  • Belarus warns of mirror response if the US military base is created in Poland

    The Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic of Belarus for Foreign Affairs and National Security Sergei Rakhmanov  said that Belarus and Russia would take mirror measures if Poland places on its territory a US armored division base, as reported by RIA Novosti.

    “I believe the response will be adequate. Everything will be counted, weighed and a mirrored decision will be taken,” said Rakhmanov.

    According to him, the state of the relations with the West that Belarus has …