• Trump supporters accuse Obama of organizing Maidan

    Protests were held in several cities across the US, where participants expressed a number of accusations against the previous U.S. administration. The protests were timed to coincide with the anniversary of the revolution in Ukraine.

    Protesters meeting near UN headquarters promoted a version of events that claimed that former president Barack Obama and billionaire George Soros had a hand in the change of power in Ukraine.

    The activists emphasized that the same people are now trying to remove …

  • Belarusian Defense Minister: Joint military exercises with Russia does not pose a threat to anyone

    Western countries, especially the Baltic states, should not be afraid of the exercises which Belarus and Russia are planning to carry out this year, as stated by Andrei Ravkov, Defense Minister of Belarus.

    According to him, the fears which have been expressed by a number of politicians and experts are “hysteria”, Belarus Segodnya news website reports.

    “Zapad 2017” does not pose a threat to European countries, since “it has a defensive character, not directed against third countries, and it is …

  • Montenegro could become a NATO member country as early as May of this year

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanović said in an interview with Reuters that the country was assured that the U.S. Senate would ratify the accession of Montenegro to NATO. He expects Montenegro to become a member of the alliance by the end of May 2017.

    Darmanović noted that Montenegro has received assurance from the United States Senate that "this will happen 100%." According to him, 24 out of 28 NATO members have ratified Montenegro's accession to the alliance, though …

  • Lithuanian President: Construction of nuclear plant near Lithuanian border is the Russian geopolitical project against Lithuania

    The Belarusian NPP (BAES) which is being constructed near the Lithuanian border is a geopolitical project of Russia directed against Lithuania, said Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, as reported by Delfi media source.

    “I consider this project, BAES, a Russian geopolitical project, malevolently directed against Lithuania. This is an opportunity to blackmail and put pressure on Lithuania, to impede its integration with the West,” Grybauskaite stated.

    According to her, Lithuania needs to …

  • Media: Russia asked the world powers to pay for the restoration of Syria

    The Financial Times reported that, according to foreign diplomats, Russia asked Western countries to provide billions of dollars for the restoration of Syria. "They [Russia] came, created a mess, destroyed everything, and now they want us to pay for all of this," a European diplomat told the publication.

    According to the newspaper’s sources, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said at a meeting of EU ambassadors last week that the restoration of Syria will be the main issue on the …