• Court acknowledges lawsuit filed by relatives of MH17 victims against Russia

    The Secretariat of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) officially received a claim from the relatives of the deceased passengers of MH17 flight from Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand which was filed against Russia. UKRINFORM quoted this information from the Press Attaché of the ECHR, Nina Salomon.

    "We can confirm that a statement against Russia on the crash of MH17 flight was received by the Secretariat of the Court on May 9, 2016. There are 33 applicants who are relatives of the …

  • John Kerry welcomed the release of Nadiya Savchenko

    The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, welcomed the release of the former Army pilot in the Ukrainian Ground Forces, Nadiya Savchenko, and her return from Russia to her homeland. In his statement, he called Savchenko’s release an important element of Russia’s implementation of the Minsk Agreements.

    Secretary Kerry called on Moscow to meet its other obligations to these agreements, namely the release of prisoners and hostages, withdrawal of troops and restoration of Ukraine’s control …

  • At NATO summit 'package of consistent support for Ukraine' will be adopted

    At the NATO summit in Warsaw, “a package of consistent support for Ukraine” will be adopted.

    According to a UNIAN correspondent, this was said by the Director of the NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine, Alexander Vinnikov. He said this while attending the third International Conference entitled ‘Management and the reform of the national security and intelligence services: the best international practice’ in Kiev.

    Vinnikov has said that NATO “has supported Ukraine more and more politically and  …

  • General Pavel: NATO will respond to future Russian aggression in Ukraine

    The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel, has said that if Russia takes any aggressive action against NATO members in the East, the Alliance will have to respond. Pavel was referencing Russia’s actions against Crimea and Ukraine.

    On the 24th of May, Pavel told Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty that the increase of the Alliance’s military forces on its eastern flank is in direct response to Russia’s military actions towards Georgia, Ukraine and Syria.

    General Pavel, who …

  • EU to allocate 20 million Euros for infrastructure projects in Ukraine

    The Head of the European Union Delegation to Ukraine, Jan Tombiński, stated at a briefing on May 24th that the European Union will provide 20 million euros to Ukraine for the implementation of infrastructure projects, a correspondent of RBC-Ukraine reported.

    “Additional financial support in the amount of 20 million Euros will be possible,” Tombiński said. "As partners of Ukraine, we can provide assistance only to those who do something and help to wisely direct our assistance. The part of …