• Ukraine filed a lawsuit against Russia in the UN International Court of Justice

    The Spokesperson of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mariana Betsa, wrote on her Twitter account that the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs filed a lawsuit against Russia with the U.N. International Court of Justice in The Hague. “Ukraine just filed a lawsuit against the Russian Federation to the U.N. International Court of Justice. And this is a historic lawsuit as the law is on our side,” Betsa wrote.According to Kyiv, Moscow violates the International Convention for the …

  • Ukrainian official predicts that the liberation of the Donbas will begin in the fall

    The Deputy Minister for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced people, George Tuka, stated on Espreso.TV that the liberation of the occupied territories of the Donbas from separatists and Russian servicemen will start in autumn 2017, Ukrinform reported.

    Tuka noted that the issue of the liberation of the Crimea and the Donbas from Russian occupation should be separated from each other because, according to him, it will take much more time to return the annexed peninsula. …

  • The President of Finland: Russia longs for its former greatness

    The primary problem that we face today is global security, this affects the Baltic Sea and many other regions. The tension is growing in the world and Russia is trying to take a more secure position (from its perspective) in such conditions, the President of Finland stated, as reported by Yle.

    “At a basic level, Russia longs for its former greatness,” Sauli Niinistö added. Niinistö also commented on the statement of the President-elect of the United States regarding the lifting of anti-Russian …

  • Two Russian women asked for refugee status in Ukraine

    On the morning of January 15, two Russian women applied for refugee status in Ukraine at Hoptivka international automobile checkpoint in Kharkiv region, the press service of the State Border Service reports.

    "While passing through border control, a 47-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter, both citizens of Russia who both came from the neighboring country on foot with a small child, applied to the border guards of the Kharkiv detachment for refugee status," the message read.

    During …

  • Russia denied reports about Putin and Trump meeting in Iceland

    The press secretary for the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, assured Radio Liberty that there have been discussions about arranging a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in Iceland.

    "So far there are no talks about the meeting there," Peskov said in his commentary to the Russian RIA Novosti news agency. According to media reports, the Russian Embassy in the UK has called such messages "nonsense" and "a Briton’s attempt to undermine the …