Contents tagged with USA

  • Missing US citizen found in DPR

    The American citizen William Paul Reilly, who went missing after he traveled to the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) to fight alongside pro-Russian militants, has been found. More specifically, his grave has been found, according to an independent investigation published by the blogger Denis Kazansky.

    On May 15, 2015, Reilly traveled from the US to Moscow, where he was met by a recruiter who was sending Russian militants to the Donbas. After meeting with him, Reilly went to Rostov. There he was …

  • Ukraine promises more sanctions against Russia because of 'aggression in the Kerch Strait'

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin stated that a new set of severe sanctions would be imposed against Russia for aggressive actions in the Kerch Strait, Interfax Ukraine reports.

    “Several sets of sanctions are being prepared, severe sanctions. I cannot talk about all the details, but in fact, what already exists, works against Russia,” said the Foreign Minister.

    Klimkin also said that the US President Donald Trump canceling his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, was a “slap …

  • Ukrainian President: cancellation of Trump’s meeting with Putin shows Putin's isolation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the cancellation of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shows Putin's absolute isolation.

     “I have already seen President Trump’s reaction. He tweeted that he has made a decision – if Putin does not respond to the request to release the Ukrainian sailors, he will have to cancel their meeting. I believe this reaction shows that Putin is entirely isolated. After the chemical attack in the UK, after the …

  • Media: Kyiv negotiates establishment of US military base in Ukraine

    The Russian newspaper Izvestia claims, citing its sources, that Kyiv is in talks with the United States on the possibility of the construction of a US military base in Ukraine. According to Izvestia, the information was also confirmed by a member of the Verkhovna Rada from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, Ivan Vinnyk. Vinnyk said the new American military base will protect the country from Moscow’s threats.

    However, Izvestia states that despite US support, Washington would not give Ukraine official …

  • Putin calls on the US to negotiate with him and lift sanctions

    TASS news agency reports that the Russian President Vladimir Putin during a plenary session of the investment forum "Russia calling !" organized by the VTB Capital group, stated that it is necessary to abandon the policy of unilateral sanctions and look for what Russia and the US can agree on.

    “What advice can be offered here? To abandon this policy [of sanctions] and seek common ground. We are ready for that; we want that. I said this more than once. I hope that, if we can talk with the US …

  • U.S. Embassy appoints new adviser to Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense

    Ukrainian Defense Minister, Stepan Poltorak, met with the U.S., Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. The head of the Ministry of Defense explained the Ukrainian government’s position regarding the imposition of the martial law, reports the press service of the Ministry.

    “The imposition of the martial law is a necessary preventive measure in case Russia conducts a full-scale land military operation against Ukraine,” said the minister, adding that army should check its readiness to respond …

  • Kyiv: American company Westinghouse is ready to provide fuel to all Ukrainian nuclear power plants

    During a meeting with the Ukrainian Minister of Energy and coal industry, Ihor Nasalyk, representatives of the American company Westinghouse stated that they are ready to fully provide nuclear fuel to all nuclear power plants (NPP) in Ukraine, reported the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy.

    According to the ministry, the company assured that it has all the technical and logistical ability to reach 100% of the supply of nuclear fuel for all units of Ukrainian nuclear power …

  • Ukraine asks US for support after Russian attack on Ukrainian Navy boats

    Ukraine has asked the US for support after an attack by Russia on vessels belonging to the Ukrainian Navy, said the Ukrainian Ambassador to Washington, Valeriy Chaly.

    “The wrongful use of force by Russia against the ships and personnel of the Ukrainian Navy constitutes provocation, which will bring Russian aggression against Ukraine to a new level,” the diplomat wrote on Facebook.

    The ambassador emphasized that the encounter could result in a full-scale conflict in the Black Sea, and …

  • US wants to break Russia's influence on Armenia

    The Donald Trump’s administration aims to increase its influence in the post-Soviet territories in 2019, including the countries that remain key allies of Kremlin and are part of both the CSTO defense bloc and the Eurasian Economic Union.

    Analysts from the consulting company Stratfor warned that Washington’s immediate goal will be to strengthen relations with Armenia, where loyal to the Kremlin Prime Minister, Serzh Sargsyan, resigned in May as a result of the “velvet revolution” and mass …

  • Russia wants to fly to the moon to check if Americans were there

    The head of the government corporation Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin during a visit to the Russian Space Systems together with the President of Moldova Igor Dodon stated that it is necessary to check whether Americans were on the moon, RIA Novosti reports

    “We set a goal to fly and check if they were there or were not. They say they were, we will check,” said Rogozin answering the corresponding question. At the same time, Rogozin believes that currently, no one on earth can handle the moon program …