Apr 23 2014 - 11:24
Head of the Kremlin Administration Sergey Ivanov said at the Navitex-2014 Forum that Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan agreed to form common navigation space, ITAR-TASS reports.They will integrate national navigation systems and improve their quality. Ivanov noted that Russia was expanding satellite navigation and was planning to open 50 GLONASS stations in 36 countries. He reminded that there were only two stations in Antarctica and Brazil.
Apr 23 2014 - 11:13
U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar has expressed hope that Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents would have a new round of talks in the near future, Trend reports.The ambassador reminded that the U.S. was actively encouraging negotiations as a member of the OSCE Minsk Group.
Apr 23 2014 - 10:24
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden visited Ukraine and contributed to encouragement of negotiations in the country. Ukrainian Speaker of Parliament Oleksandr Turchynov called for renewal of the operation in the Donetsk Oblast. Pavel Gubarev, a self-proclaimed governor in Donbass, proposed a referendum on May 11 to transform the Lugansk Oblast into the independent state of Novorossiya.
Apr 23 2014 - 09:34
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said that Azerbaijan had no problems with Turkmenistan in the Caspian Sea, Trend reports.He noted that Azerbaijan wanted the Caspian to be the sea for cooperation and security.Foreign ministers of Caspian countries met in Moscow yesterday to discuss progress on the final convention of the Caspian Sea. Another meeting will be held in Tehran in June.
Apr 22 2014 - 19:28
Georgian President Georgy Margelashvili met today with Nato Liaison Officer William Lahue. The parties discussed Georgia's attempts to become a member of the North atlantic Alliance and the challenges the former Soviet republic is facing.
Apr 22 2014 - 19:19
The OSCE is going to increase the number of the body's observers in Ukraine to 500 people, RIA Novosti reports. The mission is intended to secure the implementation of the Geneva agreement.
Apr 22 2014 - 19:03
Nato is constantly monitoring the situation in Eastern Ukraine. Nato intelligence planes patrol the airspace of Southern Ukraine, the Crimea and Moldova.