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European Broadcasting Union stands up for Russia#039s participation in Eurovision

European Broadcasting Union stands up for Russia's participation in Eurovision

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will exert necessary efforts to guarantee the participation of Russia's representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, the chairman of the Reference Group of the Eurovision Frank-Dieter …

 Voloding: Ukraine increasingly turning into terrorist state

Voloding: Ukraine increasingly turning into terrorist state

Ukraine is turning into a terrorist country where laws do not work, Speaker of Russia’s State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin said. "Such statements can only be made on the basis of the investigation," he …

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko held telephone conversations yesterday, the press service of the President of Belarus said. During the …

Russia#039s Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova#039s performance via satellite

Russia's Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova's performance via satellite

Channel One Russia has turned down a proposal by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to transmit performance of the Russian entry to the Eurovision 2017 song contest, Yuliya Samoilova via satellite from Moscow, said a statement …

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

The European Broadcasting Union has invited Russia’s national television broadcaster Chanel 1 to arrange for a live video link-up with the Eurovision 2017 contest in Kiev to let Russia’s participant, wheelchair-bound Yulia …

Russian politician#039s killer dies in hospital

Russian politician's killer dies in hospital

The killer of former Russian State Duma member Denis Voronenkov has died of wounds in a Kiev hospital, Public Television has said, TASS reports. Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed at the entrance to Premier-Palace …

Maria Zakharova: killing of Voronenkov is prepared demonstrative action

Maria Zakharova: killing of Voronenkov is prepared demonstrative action

Moscow is shocked by the killing of former State Duma lawmaker Denis Voronenkov earlier in central Kiev, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. "There are grounds to suggest …

Peskov on Russian connection in killing of Voronenkov: absurd

Peskov on Russian connection in killing of Voronenkov: absurd

Moscow believes that any claims about a ‘Russian connection’ in the killing of the former State Duma member Denis Voronenkov in Kiev are absurd, the Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov …

Ex-Russian deputy Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

Ex-Russian deputy Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov who fled to Ukraine last year has been shot dead outside a hotel in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov and his bodyguard were attacked as they left the Premier Palace hotel in the …

Kremlin: Ukraine#039s ban of Russia#039s Eurovision participant deals blow to competition

Kremlin: Ukraine's ban of Russia's Eurovision participant deals blow to competition

Kremlin hopes that Kiev would reconsider the ban for Russia's 2017 Eurovision participant Yulia Samoilova, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Undoubtedly, the Ukrainian side's …

Ammunition depot on fire in northeastern Ukraine, sabotage suspected (VIDEO)

Ammunition depot on fire in northeastern Ukraine, sabotage suspected (VIDEO)

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An explosion in the small hours of Thursday triggered a fire and a chain detonation of munitions at a military depot near the city of Balakleya in Ukraine’s Kharkov region, Ukrainian 24 TV reports.

 Ukraine bans Russia#039s Samoilova from performing at Eurovision

Ukraine bans Russia's Samoilova from performing at Eurovision

Ukraine has barred Russia's Eurovision contestant Julia Samoilova because she performed in Crimea. Samoilova was banned from attending the event because of her "illegal" visit , the Ukrainian SBU …

 Ukraine asks US for #039major non-NATO ally#039 status

Ukraine asks US for 'major non-NATO ally' status

Ukraine's parliament passed a resolution on Wednesday, asking the United States to grant it the status of a major non-NATO ally. The resolution, addressing US Congress, was backed by 232 lawmakers and cleared the parliament after …

 Is US preparing for Ukraine deployment?

Is US preparing for Ukraine deployment?

The headline entitled '45th IBCT prepares for Ukraine Deployment' was published on the US Army website army.mil, but soon the website link was removed, showing a 'page not found' error. The National Guard's 45th …

 Poroshenko: Ukraine lost control over Donbass (VIDEO)

Poroshenko: Ukraine lost control over Donbass (VIDEO)

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Kiev has lost its last sphere of influence over the Donbass region as a result of its blockade, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said. "As a result of the blockade, Ukraine lost its last sphere of influence on …

Diana Varinskaya thanks AGF for hosting FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

Diana Varinskaya thanks AGF for hosting FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

High level of the organization of the FIG World Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Baku helped Ukrainian gymnast Diana Varinskaya to become a champion, she said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza. "It's usually …

Diana Varinskaya becomes chion of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in uneven bars exercises

Diana Varinskaya becomes champion of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in uneven bars exercises

Ukrainian gymnast Diana Varinskaya became the champion of the FIG World Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Baku in uneven bars exercises, showing the best result of 3,933 points. Australians Rihanna Mitzzen …

Anniversary of Crimea#039s reunification with Russia

Anniversary of Crimea's reunification with Russia

Saturday marks three years since Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Crimean leadership signed an agreement on the accession of the Republic of Crimea to Russia, after 96 percent of the Crimean peninsula’s population …

 Azerbaijan plans to open trade house in Kiev

Azerbaijan plans to open trade house in Kiev

Azerbaijan plans to open its trade house in Kiev, the Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said at the talks with the Ukrainian PM Vladimir Groysman within the framework of his working visit …

EU prolongs sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals

EU prolongs sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals

The European Union prolonged sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals and legal entities for six months until September 2017, the EU Council said today. "The assessment of the situation did not justify a change in the …

Yulia Samoilova to represent Russia at 2017 Eurovision (VIDEO)

Yulia Samoilova to represent Russia at 2017 Eurovision (VIDEO)

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Wheelchair-bound singer Yulia Samoilova will represent Russia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev with the song Flame Is Burning, Russia’s Channel One said. Yulia, who will turn 28 on April 7, has been …

EU to Kiev: no new sanctions against Russia

EU to Kiev: no new sanctions against Russia

The EU Ambassador to Ukraine, Hugh Mingarelli, said today that there will be no new sanctions against Russia, answering the journalist's question about the EU's need to draft a new set of sanctions against the Russian Federation. …

Tillerson tells Ukrainian counterpart Russia sanctions to remain in place

Tillerson tells Ukrainian counterpart Russia sanctions to remain in place

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin that anti-Russia sanctions imposed over Moscow’s alleged involvement in the conflict …

Turkey, Ukraine to sign visa-free travel agreement

Turkey, Ukraine to sign visa-free travel agreement

Ukraine and Turkey plan to sign an agreement to further simplify travel between the two countries during an upcoming visit by Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman to Ankara, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut …

 Georgian Prime Minister to visit Ukraine

Georgian Prime Minister to visit Ukraine

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will visit Ukraine, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Georgia Igor Dolgov said today, adding that the visit is scheduled for the second half of March. …

Will EU continue to support Kiev?

Will EU continue to support Kiev?

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Ukraine need to stop declaring war on Russia and acting on behalf of Europe

Saakashvili can face trial for violation of sovereignty of Ukraine, media reports

Saakashvili can face trial for violation of sovereignty of Ukraine, media reports

  Ukrainian human rights activist Oleg Kurchin submitted an application to the prosecutor general of the country on the ex-governor of the Odessa region, Mikhail Saakashvili, for the violation of the sovereignty of Ukraine, the …

Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine blocks UN Statement on Churkin following order

Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine blocks UN Statement on Churkin following order

Ukraine's permanent representative would not have block the adoption by the UN Security Council of a statement dedicated to late Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin without an order, the Russian Foreign Minister …

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

Michael Flynn had plan of lifting sanctions from Russia

A week before the US national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times …

Lavrov: Normandy Four discussed implementation of leaders#039 agreements

Lavrov: Normandy Four discussed implementation of leaders' agreements

The foreign ministers of Normandy Four group (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) have discussed implementation of the agreements made by four countries’ leaders at the Berlin summit last November, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei …