• Ukraine to file lawsuit against Russia with ICJ

    The Ukrainian Justice Minister, Pavlo Petrenko, stated in an interview with the Ukrainian 5th Channel that Ukraine will file a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice against Russia for supporting terrorism (ICJ). “The next year will be associated with the initiation of a major lawsuit before the International Court of Justice, which is the principal judicial arm of the United Nations (UN),” Petrenko stated.

    The Minister of Justice stressed that the evidence has already been collected …

  • Poland to station 3 brigades along eastern border

    Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz stated that the Polish Defense Ministry plans to station three brigades along the eastern border of the country in 2016. Poland shares its eastern border with Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania.

    “We have already started work on the creation of three defensive brigades along the eastern border of the country. These brigades will be an integral part of the Polish Armed Forces. They will become the fifth type of Polish Armed Forces,” Polish Radio quoted …

  • Thirteen Placed on Interpol Wanted List for Crimes in Eastern Ukraine

    The head of the Directorate of the National Police in the Donetsk region, Vyacheslav Ambroskin, reported that 13 extremely dangerous criminals were declared internationally wanted by Interpol for serious crimes; including crimes against the peace and security of mankind, which have been committed in the ATO zone.

    According to him, the involvement of these people in serious crimes was confirmed despite the inability of police to access this zone. “We work in close collaboration with law …

  • Number of Putin's Decrees at All Time Low In 2015

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued fewer decrees for the third year in a row since his inauguration. He signed 638 decrees in the year 2015, a record low over the last 15 years.

    The Center for Economic and Political Reforms reports that specialists have conducted an analysis of the yearly issued decrees from the year 1994, providing comparative analysis of the activities of Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev.

    The research revealed that the average number of decrees of …

  • Nine Killed in Xenophobic Attacks in Russia in 2015

    Several dozen people were injured and nine were killed in attacks fueled by radical xenophobia in Russia in 2015. According to the SOVA Human Rights Center for Information and Analysis, Moscow and St. Petersburg are the main centers of ethnic and racial violence in Russia. 

    "The level of violence is still the highest in Moscow (3 dead, 26 wounded) and St. Petersburg (3 dead, 14 wounded). There are a noticeable number of victims in Moscow [oblast] (5 injured), Samara and Novosibirsk regions (3 …