• US Vice President Joe Biden calls on Russia to release Nadiya Savchenko

    US Vice President Joe Biden called on Russia to release Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is on trial in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.

    “Today, as we mark International Women’s Day and honor all the brave women who struggle against injustice in this world, we also stand with Nadiya and with the Ukrainian people. And we call on Russia to make the right choice—to drop all charges and release her at once. Nadiya deserves to go home to her family and friends and join her fellow Rada …

  • Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Only a unified position in the West will stop Russian aggression

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius believes that only a principled and unified position of the West will stop Russian aggression as expressed in his article, "Enough: NATO Should Stop Feeding Russian Trolls", published in Politico.

    "If Moscow wants to participate in a real partnership with NATO, it must cease its unreasonable and provocative military operations on the borders of NATO countries; including the flights of Russian aircraft with disabled transponders over the Baltic Sea, …

  • Mejlis regional building attacked in Simferopol

    The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars’ regional building was attacked by unknown assailants in Simferopol.  This was posted on Facebook by a member and coordinator of the Mejlis, Eskender Bariev.  According to him, unknown suspects smashed the glass in the building, which is located on Chekhov Street.

    According to the Krym.Realii news portal, Crimean authorities continue their attempts to ban any and all activities of the Mejlis.  Because of this, international human rights organizations fear the …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: Russia deployed additional military equipment to Khartsyzk and Ilovaisk

    Russia has transported weapons, military equipment, ammunition and fuel to pro-Russian militants in the occupied Donbas region, according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

    The Ministry had recorded the arrival of these supplies to Khartsyzk and Ilovaisk.

    Khartsyzk had received three T-72 tanks, five BMP infantry fighting vehicles, two 152-mm self-propelled howitzers, six 122-mm D-30 howitzers, 120 tons of fuel and two cars carrying uniforms.

    This …

  • Russia to help Bolivia establish Center for Nuclear Research

    Russia and Bolivia will establish the Center for Nuclear Research and Technology.  Director General of Rosatom Sergey Kirienko and the Bolivian Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy Luis Alberto Sanchez have signed the agreement, as reported by Interfax on March 6th.

    The Center will be built in the Bolvian town El Alto which is located 4100m above sea level. It will contain new experiment plants and scientific laboratories. Russian institute JSC NIKIET, named after N.A. Dollezhal, will develop …