Contents tagged with War in Ukraine
Russia is ready to provide security guarantees for ships that are blocked in Ukrainian ports.
"The main thing is that this should be ensured either by demining or by the organization of free passages. As for international waters, Russia guarantees the safety of these vessels up to the Bosphorus Strait, and we have an understanding with Turkey on this subject," said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Earlier, Turkey explained that the consent of the Ukrainian and Russian sides is needed …
Turkish and Russian representatives held talks in Ankara to discuss unblocking Ukrainian ports to allow grain export, reported the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
According to Anadolu, the meetings of military delegations led by Turkish and Russian generals, appointed as part of Moscow’s "red line diplomacy", "were held in a constructive and very positive atmosphere."
After the talks, the first foreign vessel, the Turkish ship Azov Concord sailing under Maltese flag, left Mariupol through the so- …
The head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, confirmed that the commanders of the Azov regiment, who were captured at Azovstal plant in Mariupol, were taken to Russia.
"Our investigators have done their work in DPR, now Russian specialists are working on it. Comprehensive information should be gathered in preparation for the tribunal. Its first stage will take place before the end of the summer, this is for sure," Pushilin said on the air of the TV channel Russia 24. …
Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel does not rule out that in the future she may become a mediator in the negotiations between Russia and Ukraine.
In an interview with RND news agency Merkel was asked if she was ready to be a mediator. "To date, this question has not been raised," she replied.
Merkel also noted that last year she tried to discuss with Putin the "Normandy format" and the new order of European security, but he was not ready for the conversation.
“On the one hand, Putin was …
The Ukrainian military is approaching Melitopol. There is a possibility that the city is going to be liberated from the Russians, said Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov.
According to Fedorov, on the Zaporizhzhia axis, the front line has moved ten kilometers forward.
"As of today, our heroic Ukrainian Armed Forces have made significant progress and are already on the outskirts of Kherson. I am sure that in the coming weeks the city of Kherson will be liberated by our heroic military. The same …
Moscow has not reduced the number of troops in Syria because of the war in Ukraine, said the special representative of the Russian president for Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev .
"No, it did not decrease," Lavrentyev said in an interview with RIA Novosti, speaking about the number of Russian troops. “If someone thinks that there has been some decrease in the number of troops, I want to assure you that this is not the case both in terms of the number of equipment that is stationed there, air …
Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar said that Russia began bringing families of its military to the temporarily occupied regions of Ukraine, in particular, the Kherson region. These families are being settled in the houses belonging to Ukrainians.
"Russia has stepped up the process of bringing the families of the Russian occupation troops to the Ukrainian settlements captured by the Russian aggressor, specifically Kherson. Newly arrived so-called Russian migrants have been …
The authorities of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic will hold a referendum on the accession of the unrecognized republic to Russia after the completion of the "special operation" in Ukraine, the head of DPR Denis Pushilin told RIA Novosti. He himself believes that this will happen by the end of the year.
"I really hope so," Pushilin said in response to a question whether he agreed with the assessment of the duration of the "special operation" given by State Duma deputy Adam Delimkhanov. …
The Ukrainian Armed Forces carry out counterstrikes and liberate settlements near Izyum, Kharkiv region, said the deputy of the Izyum City Council, Maxim Strelnik, on the air of Espresso TV.
"Fierce fighting continues in the Izyum direction. The Russian occupiers are also trying to move towards the city of Slavyansk and Barvenkove in order to encircle our troops in the area of operation of the Joint Forces. However, the Ukrainian Armed military and the Territorial Defense Forces hold the …
French President Emmanuel Macron said that "at some point" the Ukrainian President and other representatives of Ukraine will have to negotiate peace with Russia.
"We, the Europeans, will also be at the negotiating table," Macron said, speaking to the French military in Romania. He noted that EU countries are helping Ukraine in repelling Russian aggression.
In addition, Macron repeated his earlier statement that Russia is also a part of the European continent.
Macron will also visit Moldova …