• Polish MEPs threaten Russia with new sanctions because of imprisoned Ukrainians

    As reported by The Open Dialogue Foundation on May 5th, MEPs Jacek Saryusz Wolski and Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski wrote letters to the heads of the Russian prison facilities where Ukrainian citizens Nikolai Karpyuk, Stakislav Klich, Gennady Afanasiev, Alexander Kostenko and Yurii Soloshenko are being detained.

    The MEPs warned that if the rights of Ukrainians are further violated, the number of Russians in the EU sanction list may increase.

    The MEPs are particularly concerned about the …

  • The United States Embassy will finance the training of Ukraine's anti-corruption special forces

    The Ukrainian community is awaiting the results of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU). The U.S. Ambassador is ready to allocate money for this purpose.

    The Department on Law Enforcement Issues of the U.S Embassy in Ukraine will finance the joint exercises of the officers of the U.S.A.’s Special Rapid Response Unit (SWAT) along with the employees of the Special Operative Department of NABU.

    “I’m very pleased that the U.S Government, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and our …

  • Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Lithuanian delegations will not attend Victory Day parade in Moscow

    Polish Minister of National Defense Antoni Macierewicz said that the Polish delegation will not take part in the celebration of Victory Day, which will be held on May 9 in Moscow. According to the newspaper Gazeta Polska Codziennie, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Lithuania have also decided not to attend.

    "All the celebrations associated with Victory Day will take place in Poland," the Polish Ministry of Defense announced.

    A spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense of Slovakia, in a …

  • Moscow says US-Georgian exercises are a 'provacative move'

    Moscow sees the Noble Partner 2016 joint military exercises involving US and Georgian troops as "a provocative move aimed at the deliberate destabilization of the military-political situation in the South Caucasus." This was stated in commentary by the Department of Information and Press of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Grani reported.

    The Foreign Ministry believes that Washington and its allies "indulge revanchist aspirations of Tbilisi".

    The commentary referred to remarks made by …

  • US F-15s arrive in Finland for joint training flights

    US F-15 fighter planes arrived at the Finnish air base Rissala on Friday where they will take part in joint training flights with Finnish fighters. They will also participate in the Finnish-Swedish exercise Cross Border Training (CBT), as reported by Yle.

    It is the first time that American fighters will be based on Finnish territory. Earlier, US aircraft took part in flights within the framework of exercises in the air space of the country, but without taking off and landing from Finnish …