• Media: The EU will extend sanctions against Russia for another six months

    The European Union intends to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months, Bloomberg reported, with reference to EU officials.

    According to six European officials, the EU intend to extend sanctions "because of the unsuccessful efforts to completely cease hostilities in the East of Ukraine."

    Earlier, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini suggested that European sanctions against Russia be extended in July. She explained …

  • The United States plans to deploy special forces to Bulgaria

    The U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Bulgaria, Eric Rubin, stated that the United States plans to increase its military personnel in Bulgaria beginning 2017.

    “We expect the significant increase not only in the number of joint military exercises and training with Bulgaria but also in the number of military units deployed in Bulgaria, including Navy Seals in the Black Sea region,” Rubin said.

    The Ambassador emphasized the successful conduct of the number of joint military …

  • Three NATO countries to send their troops to Poland

    Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski stated that the USA, Canada and Great Britain will send their troops to Poland to strengthen NATO's eastern flank, Polish Radio reports.

    Waszczykowski met with diplomats of these three countries during the meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs. After the meeting, Waszczykowski confirmed that he received an application from representatives of each of these countries for deployment of military contingents in Poland.

    "I received assurances from …

  • Moldovan Defense Minister: Russia is the only country that doesn’t respect our neutrality

    The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Moldova, Anatol Şalaru, stated that Russia is the only country that doesn’t respect Moldova’s neutrality, Newsmaker reported. The statement was Şalaru’s response to the scandal caused by the Ministry’s decision to deploy NATO military equipment on the main square of the country on the 9th of May. According to Şalaru, it was only a memorial tribute.

    “We were told that we can’t have fun on that day, that we may only pay tribute to the memory. There was …

  • The Kremlin says it is unaware of the lawsuit against Russia over MH17 crash

    The Kremlin appears to still be unaware of the fact that relatives of some passengers of the Boeing-777 that crashed over the Donbas filed a lawsuit against Russia and its President, Vladimir Putin with the European Court of Human Rights. Dmitry Peskov, the Press Secretary for the President of Russia told Interfax that he has no information on this lawsuit yet.

    On July 17, 2014, Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down over the Donbas. All 298 people on board …