Contents tagged with UN Mission

  • Russia to deliver new batch of weapons to Central African Republic

    A second batch of weapons is scheduled to be delivered to the Central African Republic (CAR) over the next few weeks, Viktor Tokmakov, second secretary of the Russian embassy in the CAR, told the RBC news agency on 23 May.

    “We received authorization for the shipment already in January 2019, and now preparations are being made,” he said.

    The new shipment will be done “free of charge” and will include only firearms and ammunition, Tokmakov noted. The exact arrival date is not known.

    30 Russian …

  • Ukraine sends military to participate in the UN mission in Mali

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced via his website that he has signed a decree on sending Ukrainian military to participate in the United Nations multi-disciplinary integrated stabilization mission in Mali. 

    "To send national personnel (from the Armed Forces of Ukraine) of up to 20 people for Ukraine's participation in a multi-disciplinary integrated UN stabilization mission in Mali," the statement reads.

    Poroshenko noted that by sending the military personnel to the UN mission …

  • UN: situation with human rights in the Crimea is not improving

    The UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine continues to record violations of human rights in the Crimea and notes that there have been no improvements on the peninsula over that last 10 months, stated in an interview with Zerkalo Nedeli, Fiona Frazer, the head of the UN human rights mission in Ukraine.

    The mission prepared its second report on the situation in the Crimea. This time they documented violations during the period from September 13, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

    "The situation …