Contents tagged with USA

  • Moscow to allow entry to Victoria Nuland if Washington gives visas to Russian diplomats banned entry to U.S.

    Russia can issue a visa to the U.S. Under Secretary of State, Victoria Nuland, if the U.S. gives visas to Russian diplomats who have been denied entry to the U.S., reports the Russian newspaper Kommersant, citing its sources.

    The Kommersant’s interlocutors claim that Nuland can come to Russia as early as October.

    Konstantin Vorontsov, the Acting Deputy Director, Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control, is among those for whom Moscow is trying to obtain visas. He has not been able to …

  • U.S. refuses to recognize elections to Russian Duma as free and fair

    Elections to the Russian Parliament, the State Duma, held in Russia on September 17-19, “took place under conditions not conducive to free and fair proceedings”, said the U.S. Department of State.

    "The Russian government’s use of laws on “extremist organizations,” “foreign agents,” and “undesirable organizations” severely restricted political pluralism and prevented the Russian people from exercising their civil and political rights," the U.S. Department of State said in a statement.

    “Russian …

  • Kremlin accuses the U.S. of accelerating world inflation

    The amount of anti-crisis support for the economy, introduced by the US authorities amid the pandemic, was excessive, said the former head of the Russian Ministry of Economic development, and now assistant to the Russian President Maxim Oreshkin.

    “Pumping trillions of dollars into the system using the "printing press" of the Federal Reserve and the American budget led to an accelerating of inflation worldwide, “ he stated at the plenary session of the Moscow Financial Forum.

    "The United …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine is working on its missile defense system

    Missile defense technologies, which in the future will be put into service in Ukraine, will not necessarily be American, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on the talk show "Freedom of Speech".

    During the discussion of the visit of President Volodymyr Zelensky to the United States of America, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister noted that Ukraine is currently working on the development of its air defense system.

    At the same time, Kuleba stressed that missile defense technology may not …

  • Kyiv: U.S. will take part in Donbas negotiations

    The United States will participate in the Donbas settlement process and in the issue of Crimea, said Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Olga Stefanyshyn. She noted that now the talks will take place not only within the Normandy format, but also in a broader format, which will include the United States. "

    "I cannot disclose the details of the proposals. But I can confirm that the United States sees its key role in resolving the conflict in the Donbas and …

  • Zelensky presents Ukraine’s transformation plan during visit to the U.S.

    During his working visit to the United States, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky took part in the presentation of the plan for the transformation of Ukraine. The event was held in the building of the Fred Smith National Library for the Study of the Heritage of George Washington, the press service of the Ukrainian President reports.

    The presentation was attended by representatives of leading American think tanks and journalists.

    Volodymyr Zelensky noted that in the 30 years since the …

  • Minsk rejects new U.S. Ambassador to Belarus

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus withdrew its consent to the appointment of Julie Fisher as Ambassador of the United States of America in Minsk.

    The Belarusian government said that such a decision was made allegedly "in response to the hostile actions of the United States."

    "The brazen and openly hostile actions of the American side, as well as the actions of its individual representatives that do not fall under the concept of diplomacy and professionalism, destroyed the …

  • Kyiv: American troops can be deployed to Ukraine

    US troops can be deployed to Ukraine in order to strengthen the country’s air defense, said the Ukrainian Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, Oleksii Reznikov, at a meeting in the United States with the President of the American analytical organization Jamestown Foundation, Glen Howard.

    "It is important to expand the security package for Ukraine. First of all, due to the deployment of air defense forces, even by deploying American troops. Our legislation allows …

  • U.S, Canada and UK slam sanctions on Belarus

    New sanctions were imposed on Belarus on the anniversary of the 2020 presidential election, which was not recognized by Western countries and turned into protests that almost overturned the regime of Alexander Lukashenko.

    On Monday, almost synchronously, the United States, Britain and Canada announced the expansion of personal sanctions and the introduction of tough economic measures against Belarus.

    US President Joe Biden signed an executive order allowing to freeze assets and prohibit …

  • Washington asks 24 Russian diplomats to leave U.S.

    U.S. authorities have handed Russia a list of 24 Russian diplomats who must leave the country before September 3. This is due to the fact that the three-year term of their stay in the country expires. Last December, the U.S. Department of State set a three-year stay limit for Russian personnel, which applies only to Russian diplomats, said Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov in an interview with The National Interest.

    Almost all of Russian diplomats will leave without replacement, …