Aug 21 2014 - 14:23
The Committee for Journalist Protection, an international NGO headquartered in New York, said that the Ukrainian authorities should reconsider the ban on broadcasts of Russian channels, ITAR-TASS reports.The National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting and the Kiev District Administrative Court banned 14 Russian channels.
Aug 20 2014 - 16:48
Next Tuesday Minsk will host a summit of leaders of the Customs Union, Ukraine and the European Union - the largest international meeting for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis since the beginning of the civil war in the south-east of the country.
Aug 19 2014 - 17:49
In a week's time the heads of the Customs Union will meet President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and a delegation of the European Commission in Minsk. The agenda includes the association of Ukraine with the EU, the energy security of the region and stabilization of the situation in the south-east of Ukraine.
Aug 18 2014 - 21:05
Ukraine's Parliamentary Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov urges the European Union to buy Russian gas on the Russian-Ukrainian border,
Aug 18 2014 - 18:59
Prices for oil dropped today lower than $100 per barrel and constitute $99.94, the OPEC reports. The figure is the lowest this year, during which prices fluctuated between $101 and $103.
Aug 18 2014 - 12:09
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has rounded up his meeting with counterparts Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Germany), Laurent Fabius (France) and Pavlo Klimkin (Ukraine). Lavrov said that no major progress in the problem of constitutional reforms was achieved, RIA Novosti reports.Agreements were fixed in the Geneva declaration of April 17, according to the Russian minister. In his words, none of the other ministers attending the talks were opposed to the declaration.
Aug 18 2014 - 10:31
Roman Khudyakov, a member of the LDPR faction in the Russian parliament, has composed a request to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to ban products from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. He clarified that cheap and low-quality products from Europe should not enter the Russian market, News Azerbaijan reports.Yevgeny Fedorov, a member of the United Russia Party, shares his opinion. Yet Victor Zvagelsky, deputy head of the State Duma committee for economic policy, innovative development and business, says that such a step would be a blow to competition.