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Russia recognizes documents issued in number of Donbass’ areas

Russia recognizes documents issued in number of Donbass’ areas

Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on recognition of Russian documents issued to the Ukrainian citizens and stateless persons, permanently residing in the territories of certain areas of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of …

NATO’s Stoltenberg stresses importance of dialogue on contradictory issues with Russia

NATO’s Stoltenberg stresses importance of dialogue on contradictory issues with Russia

NATO and Russia should keep up dialogue on the problems that cause contradictions between them, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, TASS reports. He addressed reporters after talks with Russian Foreign …

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Western states must protect the principle of territorial integrity and NATO needs to strengthen its eastern flank following situation in Ukraine. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on February 18, Merkel said that ...

Will The US Leave NATO?

Will The US Leave NATO?

Trump Could Anger Russia By Expanding American Involvement In The Military Alliance

Russian, German top diplomats discuss forthcoming meetings

Russian, German top diplomats discuss forthcoming meetings

Russian and German Foreign Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Sigmar Gabriel, discussed a schedule of their future contacts, the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday after their telephone conversation, TASS …

 Baku and Kiev agree on import mechanism of products from occupied territories

Baku and Kiev agree on import mechanism of products from occupied territories

Baku and Kiev have agreed to ban importation of goods produced in the occupied territories of two countries, without approval of the authorities, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko said. During …

Saakashvili wants early elections to be held in Ukraine

Saakashvili wants early elections to be held in Ukraine

Former head of the Odessa Regional State Administration of Ukraine, ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili began a series of meetings with political leaders in order to create a broad front in support of early elections to …

Mogherini: Europe interested in strong Russia

Mogherini: Europe interested in strong Russia

Strong Russia is in Europe’s best interest, the High EU Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, said in an interview with the Italian Corriere della Sera daily. "I doubt …

 Kiev: Contact Group on Donbass settlement fails to hold talks

Kiev: Contact Group on Donbass settlement fails to hold talks

Representatives of the Contact Group for the settlement in Donbass will get together in Minsk today, a spokesperson for Kiev’s envoy to the Contact Group Leonid Kuchma, Darka Olifer, said. "The …

US deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

US deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

The United States is "deeply concerned" with the spike in violence in Ukraine's Donbass, which has caused dozens of Ukrainian military and civilian casualties, the State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in a …

 Peskov: offensive near Avdeevka - attempt of authorities to distract attention from situation in Ukraine

Peskov: offensive near Avdeevka - attempt of authorities to distract attention from situation in Ukraine

Ukrainian-backed forces undermined a peace deal over eastern Ukraine by launching an attack there on pro-Russian rebels yesterday, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on a conference call with reporters. He noted …

Traditional Ukrainian necklace becomes Eurovision 2017 logo (VIDEO)

Traditional Ukrainian necklace becomes Eurovision 2017 logo (VIDEO)

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NTU, the Ukrainian national broadcaster, has revealed the logo and slogan for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The slogan of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be Celebrate Diversity. The core message for the 2017 Eurovision Song …

Britain sends warship to Black Sea

Britain sends warship to Black Sea

HMS Diamond Destroyer is due to set sail packed with the latest anti-aircraft missiles bound for the shores of Ukraine. The Type 45 will help protect the 650 British troops who are involved in top secret exercises in Ukraine. …

Ukraine is occupied, not Crimea, Poklonskaya says

Ukraine is occupied, not Crimea, Poklonskaya says

Former prosecutor of Crimea, now a State Duma deputy, Natalia Poklonskaya called a politically motivated case of treason, which was filed against her by a court in Kiev. She believes that exactly Ukraine is the temporary occupied territory. …

Baku and Kiev ink co-op program on social policy

Baku and Kiev ink co-op program on social policy

Azerbaijan’s Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Population, Salim Muslumov, and Ukrainian Minister of Social Policy Andrey Reva, who is on a visit in Baku, have signed a program of cooperation in …

Ukraine slaps ban on Russian book imports until April 1

Ukraine slaps ban on Russian book imports until April 1

Ukraine has imposed a complete ban on importing books from Russia to be in effect until April 1, 2017, Alexander Afonin, head of the Ukrainian Association of Publishers and Booksellers, said on Thursday, TASS reports. …

The U.S. will choose ‘containment’ strategy with Russia

The U.S. will choose ‘containment’ strategy with Russia

No matter who is in the White House, Washington’s imperative to contain regional hegemons will continue to be a mainstay of its foreign policy

Crimean museums appeal ruling on Scythian gold

Crimean museums appeal ruling on Scythian gold

Crimean museums filed appeal against the court’s ruling to return Scythian gold to Ukraine, the press service of the Crimean government said. Crimean Culture Minister Arina Novoselskaya has expressed hope …

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko in Davos

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko in Davos

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met with the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the World Economic Forum in Davos. During his meeting, the burgeoning partnership between Ukraine …

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko

Kvirikashvili holds meeting with Poroshenko

Today at 20:00 (MSK) in the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili held a meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. Prior to that, the …

Crimea museums appeal Amsterdam court ruling on Scythian gold

Crimea museums appeal Amsterdam court ruling on Scythian gold

Crimean museums have appealed a Dutch court's ruling to transfer a collection of ancient Scythian gold to Ukraine, Inyurkollegiya law firm lawyer Anastasia Sivitskaya, protecting the interests of Crimean museums in the …

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 …