Dec 20 2014 - 23:30
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili says he is ready to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani news agency Trend reports. "The Georgian authorities are ready to hold such a meeting, but it will require some special preparation."
Dec 20 2014 - 18:25
According to the results of a recent poll conducted by the Gallup Institute, 34 percent of Ukrainians believe the country's authorities should not try to return control of Crimea. 16 percent believe that the government should immediately take decisive steps to liberate the peninsula. 40 percent think that such actions should be taken later.
Dec 20 2014 - 17:31
Russia is going respond to the new sanctions imposed on the country by the United States, the foreign ministry's spokesman Alexander Lukashevich is quoted as saying by Yuga.ru.
Dec 20 2014 - 14:12
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has expressed concern that EU sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine could further destabilize Russia. The German minister warned against "turning the screw" any further,
Dec 20 2014 - 13:14
Canada has imposed a new round of sanctions on Russia, including restrictions on exports of energy technology, as part of its effort to put pressure on President Vladimir Putin for Moscow’s involvement in a continuing conflict in neighboring Ukraine,
Dec 20 2014 - 12:18
US President Barack Obama has ordered a ban on the export of goods, technology and services to Crimea,
Dec 19 2014 - 21:55
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with business officials at the Yekaterininsky Hall of the Kremlin that the government will stay in close contact with entrepreneurs. He emphasized the need for diversification of the economy. Russia is capable of solving its economic problems, the president believes.
Dec 19 2014 - 18:26
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will only discuss the problem of Abkhazia and South Ossetia and the Russian-Abkhaz cooperation agreement with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, as stated by Secretary of the Georgian Security Council Irina Imerlishvili in Tbilisi, TASS reports.Imerlishvili reminded that the Geneva Format would be used for other political talks.