• Ukraine suspends agreement with Russia on the protection of technical information

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine suspended the agreement with Russia about cooperation in the sphere of technical protection of information. The Cabinet voted unanimously in favor of the decision. "No objections here could possibly exist," the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the decision.

    The agreement on technical protection of information was signed in 1996 in support of the development of industrial cooperation between the enterprises and industries of the CIS …

  • Turkey detains suspected killer of downed Russian pilot

    The suspected killer of Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov, who ejected after his plane was shot down by the Turkish Air Forces on November 24th, 2015, has been detained. According to Russian media, Alparslan Çelik allegedly killed the pilot as he descending by parachute after he ejected.

    Hürriyet Daily News reports that on Wednesday, in one of the restaurants of Izmir, fourteen people were detained including Alparslan Çelik. According to Hürriyet, the detainees are all friends who fought together …

  • Russia intends to present new charges against Director of the Library of Ukrainian literature

    On the 5th of April, investigators intend to present evidence and charge the Director of the Library of Ukrainian Literature, Natalia Sharina, with embezzlement, as stated by her lawyer, Ivan Pavlov, TASS reported."On April 5th we are required to appear before the Investigative Committee for the indictment," he said.Earlier, the media had been reporting about new criminal charges against Sharina; however, according to her lawyers, nobody notified them about this new case until now. "We do not …

  • Russian Energy Minister: Ukraine's discount on gas expired on March 31st

    The Russian Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak, reported that the discount on gas given to Ukraine expired in late March, as posted on the website of the Ministry of Energy. It was noted that the amount of the discount during the first quarter of 2016 was $17.77. The final price of gas for Ukraine totaled $212 per thousand cubic meters.

    “As of the 1st of April 2016, the price of gas for Ukraine will be fully in line with a valid contract between Gazprom and Naftogaz of Ukraine,” according to …

  • Bild: Russia directly controls the Donbas

    The editors of the German newspaper Bild have documents at their disposal proving that the Russian Federation has adopted complete political and economic control over the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine. The results of the journalistic investigation were published on the night of Wednesday, March 30th, on their website.

    According to the existing minutes from the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission in the State Duma of the Russian Federation on October 23rd, 2015, the actual …