• Nemtsov's report presented at PACE session

    Nemtsov’s colleagues, Ilya Yashin and Olga Shorina, have finished his report.

    At a recent Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) session, a report entitled "Putin.War" was presented. The report provides information which essentially proves the participation of Russian troops in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine as announced by an MP from the Permanent Delegation of the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament) to PACE, Georgiy Logvynsky, on his Facebook page.

    According to …

  • Stoltenberg: NATO and Russia held 'frank and serious talks'

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO and Russia had a "frank, serious and actually good meeting", despite “profound disagreements" between the two, referring to talks held between representatives of NATO and Russia in Brussels, Deutsche Welle reported.

    "NATO and Russia have profound and persistent disagreements … (and) today's meeting did not change that," Stoltenberg said following the first such meeting in two years.

    "Allies do not recognize Russia's illegal annexation of …

  • Rasmussen: Denmark will support Ukraine, but expects progress in the implementation of reforms

    The Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Rasmussen, stated that Denmark sees much potential in Ukraine and awaits further reforms from the country’s leadership. “It is important that Ukraine continues the reform process. I congratulated the Prime Minister and the President of this country for those reforms that Ukraine implemented in recent years,” Rasmussen reported during a joint press conference in Kiev on Tuesday after negotiations with the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.

    He added that, …

  • Polish MP: Evidence of Russian war crimes in the Donbas will be handed over to The Hague

    Aleksandr Zakharchenko and Igor Strelkov, leaders of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) have been indicted as war criminals in the Polish report to The Hague.

    RBC-Ukraine reports that the evidence of Russian war crimes in Donbas in 2014 will be handed over to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, as Polish Parliamentarian Małgorzata Gosiewska told the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada. Gosiewska is co-author of the report "Russian Crimes in the East of Ukraine."

    "I hope that in the coming …

  • Switzerland grants $200 million loan to the National Bank of Ukraine

    The National Bank of Ukraine signed a loan agreement with the Swiss National Bank. In an official statement, the National Bank of Ukraine said, “The agreement finalizes the agreement made between the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and the President of Switzerland, Johann Schneider-Ammann, on an increase of humanitarian and financial assistance to Ukraine from Switzerland.”

    According to the report, the purpose of the loan agreement between the National Banks of Switzerland and Ukraine …