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Crimea drafts UN resolution on Ukraine

Crimea drafts UN resolution on Ukraine

Crimean authorities have drafted a UN resolution on human rights violations committed while Crime was ruled by Kiev, the Chairman of the State Committee on …

Ukraine to inspect Russian military base in Rostov region

Ukraine to inspect Russian military base in Rostov region

Ukraine will hold a military inspection of Russian military bases deployed in the Rostov region with the permission of Russia. During the inspection, carried out to determine the scope of military activities in this area, commanders of …

UNM leaders hold meeting with Saakashvili in Kiev

UNM leaders hold meeting with Saakashvili in Kiev

Yesterday leaders of the "United National Movement" held a meeting with ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili in Ukraine. A photo titled "New life of the old party" was posted on Facebook by …

Obama extends anti-Russian sanctions

Obama extends anti-Russian sanctions

Outgoing US President Barack Obama ordered to extend for one more year punitive measures against Russia imposed in March, 2014 for its actions in Crimea and Ukraine, APA reports quoting sputniknews. …

Crimea urges Ukraine to stop belated hysteria over Black Sea fleet

Crimea urges Ukraine to stop belated hysteria over Black Sea fleet

Commenting on Kiev's latest ploy, Duma lawmaker from Crimea Ruslan Balbek said that Ukrainian authorities should stop with their belated hysteria around the Black Sea Fleet in Crimea.   "As far as …

USA vs Russia: from Maidan to Trump

USA vs Russia: from Maidan to Trump

Neocons and liberal hawks are pushing world to war

Ukraine to sue Russia for alleged violation of treaty on friendship

Ukraine to sue Russia for alleged violation of treaty on friendship

Ukraine is going to file with an international court a lawsuit over alleged violation of the Treaty on Friendship by Russia, Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Vadim Pristayko said, Russian Legal Information Agency …

Ukraine#039s National Security Council approves new anti-Russian sanctions

Ukraine's National Security Council approves new anti-Russian sanctions

Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has approved new sanctions against Russian nationals and entities, extending the existing anti-Russian restrictions for one year, NSDC press service said Thursday, Sputnik …

Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon discuss Syria and Ukraine

Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon discuss Syria and Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with the UN’s outgoing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday, in the course of which they discussed some pressing issues of …

EU#039s gas dependence on Russia hits new record

EU's gas dependence on Russia hits new record

The share of Gazprom's gas in the balance of non-CIS countries receiving Russian gas in 2016 reached 33.5%, after 31% in 2015. Gazprom Export's December corporate bulletin Blue Fuel notes a steady increase in the company's …

 Eurasian integration becomes powerful symbol of CIS strengthening

Eurasian integration becomes powerful symbol of CIS strengthening

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We were predicted a quick death, but common sense has prevailed, Vladimir Dzhabarov

 Ukraine analyzing consequences of visa regime introduction with Russia

Ukraine analyzing consequences of visa regime introduction with Russia

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry is carrying out an analysis of Russia's possible response to the introduction of visas for Russian citizens traveling to the …

 Crimea ready to submit draft resolution on human rights abuses in Ukraine

Crimea ready to submit draft resolution on human rights abuses in Ukraine

The Crimean authorities are ready to present a draft resolution on human rights violations in Ukraine to the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the head of the Crimean …

SOCAR grows overseas

SOCAR grows overseas

Azerbaijani State Oil Company plans to continue to expand

Almost all Russia#039s population growth caused by migration

Almost all Russia's population growth caused by migration

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Ukraine has been a major donor for two years, providing more than half of migration gain

The European Union and future with the South Caucasus

The European Union and future with the South Caucasus

Brussels believes that it has a responsibility to play a role in the political and economic development of the region

US extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

US extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Seven Russian individuals, eight entities and two vessels have been added to the US sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, the US Treasury Department said in a statement. The Treasury also named 26 subsidiaries of Russian Agricultural …

 Turkish Foreign Minister postpones Ukraine visit

Turkish Foreign Minister postpones Ukraine visit

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu postponed his visit for Ukraine, scheduled for December 20-21, after the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was killed in Ankara, a Turkish Foreign Ministry …

Gazprom may halt gas transit to Europe in case of unauthorized gas withdrawal by Ukraine

Gazprom may halt gas transit to Europe in case of unauthorized gas withdrawal by Ukraine

Gazprom sees some risks for gas transit through Ukraine to Europe, and in case of unsanctioned gas tapping by Ukraine it may cut off supplies to the EU, CEO of Gazprom Alexey Miller said, TASS reports. "Indeed …

LPR militias: Ukraine’s attempts to break through defense line fail

LPR militias: Ukraine’s attempts to break through defense line fail

The attempts of Kiev forces to penetrate the militia defenses of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic near Kalinovka and Logvinovo, in the outskirts of Debaltsevo, have failed, TASS reported citing the LuganskInformCenter …

Pope Francis may visit Donbas

Pope Francis may visit Donbas

Pope Francis may visit Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas after peace is restored between the authorities in Kiev and local militias, Vatican’s Ambassador to Ukraine Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti said ...

Trump supporter: sanctions on Russia should be lifted

Trump supporter: sanctions on Russia should be lifted

A Donald Trump supporter and former Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston suggested that Western sanctions on Russia over Ukraine could be lifted. "Among the many questions the businesses asked ... they had a …

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

The sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis will be extended for an additional six months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said following the EU summit. Merkel explained …

Dutch court rules Scythians gold must be returned to Kiev

Dutch court rules Scythians gold must be returned to Kiev

The Scythians’ gold treasures belong to Ukraine, must be returned to Kiev, as follows from a verdict presiding judge Dudok van Heel read out at a session of the Amsterdam district court on Wednesday. The court …

 Putin and Merkel discuss Syria and purchase of Russian gas by Ukraine

Putin and Merkel discuss Syria and purchase of Russian gas by Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed by telephone the situation with Russian …

FSB: Ukraine prepares new terrorist plots in Crimea

FSB: Ukraine prepares new terrorist plots in Crimea

Ukrainian government authorities, as well as radical organizations have moved on to active actions aimed at implementation of terrorist plots in Russia's southwestern Crimean Peninsula, the Russian Federal Security Service director, …

No documents signed by Russia, Ukraine, EU during gas talks

No documents signed by Russia, Ukraine, EU during gas talks

No documents were signed by Russia, Ukraine and the European Union during trilateral gas talks, chief executive of Ukraine’s Naftogaz Andrei Kobolev said after meeting. "We did not sign. No agreements were managed to …

Will Trump recognize Crimea?

Will Trump recognize Crimea?

Foreign-policy adviser to US president-elect Donald Trump, Carter Page, said that the new US leadership would be able to take advantage of new possibilities to overcome misinformation in decision-making on …

US boosts security assistance to Ukraine to $350 mln

US boosts security assistance to Ukraine to $350 mln

The US Congress has authorized $618.7 billion for the 2017 military budget. The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed in the Senate on Thursday with 92 votes in favor and seven opposing. "According to the bill, …

25 years since USSR collapse

25 years since USSR collapse

Today marks 25 years since the signing of the Belavezha Accords, which declared the Soviet Union effectively dissolved and established the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). A quarter of a century ago, on December 8, 1991, the …