• NATO Secretary General: Fortifying the eastern flank is a response to Russia's aggressive policy

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg believes that after fortifying the eastern flank of the alliance, potential enemies "will not even think" of attacking.

    "Fortifying the eastern flank of NATO is a response to new challenges which the Alliance is encountering at the moment, including Russia’s aggressive policy,” he said in an interview with Radio Poland.

    He emphasized that NATO’s multinational forces will cooperate with the armed forces of the country, wherever they are sent, such as  …

  • Putin to make first trip to the EU since November 2015

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the EU for the first time in six months when he travels to Greece on May 27th, according to the website of the Presidential Administration. Putin plans to meet with both the Greek President and Prime Minister during his two-day visit.

    "I will meet with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ... at the highest level will discuss key issues of bilateral trade, [and] economic and investment cooperation, including the …

  • Ukrainian MFA wishes happy birthday to political prisoner in Crimea

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine wished Happy Birthday to Mustafa Degermendzhi, one of the defendants in the “case of February 26th.” He is currently held in custody in the Simferopol Remand (SIZO).

    "In a Crimean prison, Mustafa Degermendzhi celebrates his birthday. We wish durability. The truth will prevail," the Press Secretary of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, Marian Betz, tweeted.

    Mustafa Degermendzhi was detained on the 7th of May, 2015. On April 29th, 2016, the Kiev District …

  • Stratfor: Washington and Moscow may be making progress in talks over Ukraine

    The United States is likely making slow headway in the negotiation process with Russia on the crisis in Ukraine but this week demonstrated significant progress. Voice of America reports that this statement was released by the American analytical center Stratfor in a new analysis named "Anticipation of progress in negotiations on Ukraine."

    On May 18th, Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland once again visited Moscow where she met with Russian Presidential Assistant Vladislav Surkov. This …

  • Russia demands that Ukraine pay for renaming of cities

    Russian Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov believes that Ukraine has to pay the change of international transport codes after renaming of the city of Dnepropetrovsk, TASS writes.

    "Changing the name is quite costly and those who decided to rename it bear responsibility. I don’t know whether they have changed the international codes,” Sokolov said. According to him, Russia is ready to make changes to their cartographic sources and databases "if all the costs of the international codes are …