A $1 billion financing package is being prepared by the World Bank and other international financial institutions to help Ukraine and its Naftogaz to fill up its natural gas-storage facilities and avoid shortages over the winter.
Many European states still remember 2009 gas shortages due to cutoffs from Russia. Current gas talks between Ukraine and Russia, mediated by EU have been complicated by the war in the east of Ukraine that was unleashed Russia.
European officials still hope that …
According to Julie Bishop, Austalia's Foreign Minister, an independent prosecution tribunal may be formed over Malaysian Ailines flight 17 destroyed in eastern Ukraine last year.A group of nations including Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine are seeking criminal accountability for the justice of victims of the Malaysian jetliner.Ministers from those nations would meet at the United Nations next Tuesday, during the annual General Assembly meeting of world leaders, for …
Both Ukrainian and foreign media reported today that satellite images published by the US private intelligence firm "Stratfor" show a significant build-up of Russia's military presence in Syria.According to InformNapalm.org analysis the military aircrafts seen in Syria belong to the units of the Eastern Military District of the Russian Federation.
The main activity of the Russian military is observed on the Russian air base near the town of Hamimim Latakia and Tartus seaport.
It is notable …
NATO chief: Many sources indicate that Russian military is still in Eastern Ukraine.
Many intelligence sources indicate that Russia continues to support the separatists and its military are still in eastern Ukraine.This was announced by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a joint press conference with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv."The information we received today proves again and gives a detailed picture of what we have been observing for a long time now" - he said." …
Turchinov: Fundamental documents signed between Ukraine and NATO.
Kyiv, Tuesday September 22
After an extended meeting, Secretary of the National Defense and Security Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg have signed the roadmap of the partnership program on strategic communications between the NSDC and the NATO International Secretariat.
The partnership program is aimed at implementing comprehensive support for Ukraine in the strategic …