• Stoltenberg: NATO's support for Ukraine will reach a 'new level'

    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 refuse to discuss draft resolution on Crimea in the Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE

    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 …

  • MH17 investigation team to visit Moscow

    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 …

  • Poroshenko expects $500 million in defense assistance from the US

    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.

  • Poroshenko: NATO will agree on security package for Ukraine at Warsaw summit

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that an aid package for the Ukrainian sector of security and defense will be approved during the NATO summit in Warsaw.

    “A special participation of our country in the NATO summit this year will be the fact that Ukraine is the only partner country of the Alliance that will have a separate meeting at the highest level: the Ukraine-NATO Commission. This shows the high attention paid by the Alliance countries to our country, loyal support of our country by …