Evidence of the effectiveness of Ukraine's efforts in the diplomatic and information fields is the extension of sanctions against Russia, Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy said.
In an interview with Apostrophe, Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy said that Ukraine won the information war with Russia.
“Two years ago, the skeptics were convinced that the European Union would never impose sanctions against Russia. A few months ago there was a huge debate, and now, …
Former President of Poland Aleksander Kwaśniewski is convinced that Ukraine should not even dream about joining the North Atlantic Alliance. This was reported by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
“Ukraine should abandon its dream of becoming a NATO member. Also, now it's not worth talking about reaching the goal of becoming a full member of the EU,” the ex-president of Poland said.
At the same time, Kwaśniewski himself, according to his words, “has nothing against Kiev's goals to become a full …
As of the 3rd of July, the Press Center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported 22 cases of ceasefire violations by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. According to the report, the separatists continue to shell along the demarcation line.
“Russian occupation troops used 122-mm artillery to carry out attacks towards the direction of Mariupol, and against our strongholds in Lebedinske and Talakivka. This type of artillery is prohibited under the Minsk Agreements. The town of Marinka also …
According to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, practical and political support to Ukraine will reach a new level after the Alliance’s Summit in Warsaw on Friday and Saturday, Radio Svoboda reported.
Stoltenberg said that a new comprehensive package will be adopted by NATO.
"This package will include strategic advisory support. We are already providing assistance to Ukraine through trust funds, which cover areas such as command and control, logistics and cyber security. We add to this …
Russian MPs have refused to discuss a draft resolution on Crimea in the Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE.
The document on human rights violations in Crimea was prepared by Ukraine and appeared as an extra item on the agenda. Authors of the document specifically drew attention to the situation with the Crimean Tatar people and the use of torture in interrogation.
The delegation from the Russian Federation, according to some sources, refused to discuss the document. According to others, they …
On Monday, a Russian warship was spotted near Latvian territorial waters, Delfi reported, citing the Latvian Armed Forces.
"At a distance of 6 nautical miles from the state border of the exclusive economic zone, the Russian Federation warship ‘Zhigulevsk’ was recorded,” the statement read
The newspaper also reports that on Thursday, June 30, two Russian warships were spotted in the Baltic.
The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the U.S. indirectly supports the so-called Islamic State by imposing sanctions against defense enterprises cooperating with Syria.
The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergei Ryabkov, stated that Russia considers the new sanctions of the United States against five Russian defense enterprises as indirect support of terrorists.
“The desire of the White House to punish Russian enterprises that help Syrian people to fight against ISIS …
A few days before the summit of NATO countries in Warsaw, the German Co-Chair of the German-Russian Petersburg dialogue, Ronald Pofalla, stated that the planned strengthening of NATO troops in Poland and Baltic States should only be in the short-term, Korrespondent.net reported.
“NATO could initially limit the term of strengthening of troops to one year. If ceasefire is observed in eastern Ukraine and a legally binding truce is established, the Alliance would be able to weaken the military …
The investigation team dealing with the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in the Donbas in July 2014 will arrive in Moscow soon, the head of Russia's delegation at OSCE PA, Nikolay Kovalev reported.
He referred to the statement made by the head of the Dutch delegation at a session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Tbilisi. "The international commission … is expected to arrive in Moscow in a week or two in order to establish direct contact with the Russian representatives, who are …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expects that the US will allocate an additional $500 million in financial assistance to Ukraine’s security and defense sector, Evropeyskaya Pravda reported.
He stated this during a ceremony in which Ukraine received AN/TPQ Firefinder radar systems from the US.
The President also thanked the US and the EU for extending sanctions against Russia.