Russia and Ukraine

Kiev's political madness

Russia's government negatively assessed Ukraine's intention to sever diplomatic relations with Russia, warning about possible negative consequences. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin described this …

Stoltenberg names reasons for NATO reforms

NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO reform measures are in large measure in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine. "One of the main reasons by NATO is adapting and increasing its readiness …

Ukrainian Armed Forces conduct missile tests near Crimea

The Armed Forces of Ukraine conducted tests of medium-range anti-aircraft missiles at the border with Crimea, in the Kherson region, the local media reported with a reference to the press service of the Ukrainian Armed Forces command. A …

Will Ukraine confiscate Russian gas from Europe?

Kiev's Economic Court has changed the way of enforcing a court decision to recover a fine of $6.7 billion from Russia's Gazprom, extending penalties to all property of the debtor,  the Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko said.

FSB ferrets out underground gunmakers in Russia

Russia’s intelligence service (FSB) revealed a group of underground gunsmiths. The service reports "in 21 regions of the country searches at homes of 62 people, involved in buying, making, modernization and sales of weapons, …

Two Ukraine's spies detained in Crimea

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has reported detention of two Russian nationals suspected of spying for Ukraine, the FSB Public Relations Center said. "The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation has arrested …