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 Ukraine has no plans to introduce visas for Russians

Ukraine has no plans to introduce visas for Russians

Imposing a visa regime for Russian citizens visiting Ukraine might provoke retaliation from Moscow and “create problems for Ukrainians working in Russia”, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Official Alexei Makeev …

Igor Korobov: Construction of Trans-Caspian gas pipeline primarily depends on Azerbaijan#039s actions

Igor Korobov: "Construction of Trans-Caspian gas pipeline primarily depends on Azerbaijan's actions"

Researcher at the Center for Caspian Region Studies of the Free University of Berlin on the prospects of implementation of gas transportation projects

Saakashvili no longer wants to return to Georgia

Saakashvili no longer wants to return to Georgia

Governor of Odessa region Mikheil Saakashvili no longer plans to return to his homeland, Georgia, after the parliamentary elections, in which his party 'United National Movement' is participating. "I have …

126 miners blocked under ground in Donetsk Republic

126 miners blocked under ground in Donetsk Republic

More than 100 miners are blocked in a mine in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) because of a power transmission line damaged by an explosion, DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin said. …

Kremlin comments US block of Russian statement on embassy shelling

Kremlin comments US block of Russian statement on embassy shelling

Kremlin is not happy about blocking its UN Security Council statement regarding the shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus by the US, Ukraine and the UK, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Answering a question …

Russian diplomat: no new talks on Russia-EU-Ukraine winter gas package

Russian diplomat: no new talks on Russia-EU-Ukraine winter gas package

There are no elements on the table for Russia, EU and Ukraine to hold talks on a new winter gas package, Russia’s ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said in an interview with the Brussels-based media platform …

Russia#039s FSB detains Ukrainian spy

Russia's FSB detains Ukrainian spy

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) detained a member of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's chief intelligence directorate it accused of collecting state secrets on the Russian military. "Roman …

Lavrov, Steinmeier discuss Ukraine, Syria in phone talks

Lavrov, Steinmeier discuss Ukraine, Syria in phone talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed in a phone call on Thursday the situation in Ukraine and Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

Four hotbeds of a potential Russia-NATO conflict

Four hotbeds of a potential Russia-NATO conflict

"Given an intensification of the anti-Russian forces in Armenia, a source of tension can appear there as well,’’ the expert believes

Visa liberalization between EU and Georgia won#039t happen this year, source says

Visa liberalization between EU and Georgia won't happen this year, source says

The EU will not introduce visa-free regime for short trips for citizens of Georgia and Ukraine before the end of this year, a source close to the European Parliament (EP) said. "Due to the upcoming elections in a number of EU …

Will EU abandon gas transit through Ukraine?

Will EU abandon gas transit through Ukraine?

The European Union (EU) is ready to abandon the natural gas transit through Ukraine, AFP reports. The reason is the fact that Ukraine does not ensure the unconditional implementation of the energy regulations of the EU including a ban …

International observer: Azerbaijan#039s referendum being held without violations

International observer: Azerbaijan's referendum being held without violations

International observer, a member of the delegation of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine, Sergey Dubovik, speaking with Vestnik Kavkaza, praised the level of organization of the referendum in Azerbaijan. …

Kiev said #039yes#039 to US lethal weapons

Kiev said 'yes' to US lethal weapons

Kiev welcomes the decision of the US Congress to begin deliveries of lethal weapons to Ukraine, the deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, Konstantin Yeliseyev, said. On Thursday, the US House of …

Russia and the West: information war is a war of morals

Russia and the West: information war is a war of morals

Disturbing phenomena are invading politics, historiography, understanding between the countries on the European continent

Kazakhstan to produce fuel for Ukrainian nuclear power plants

Kazakhstan to produce fuel for Ukrainian nuclear power plants

The Chairman of the Board of the Kazakh Atomic Company 'Kazatomprom', Askar Zhumagaliev, and the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister, Igor Nasalik, discussed possible supplies of nuclear fuel …

Russian Embassy in Kiev reportedly attacked

Russian Embassy in Kiev reportedly attacked

Unknown individuals have attacked the Russian Embassy in Kiev with firecrackers, one day ahead of the Russian parliamentary elections, Sputnik reports citing local media. The incident occurred at around 01:00 local time …

CIS celebrates its 25th anniversary in Bishkek

CIS celebrates its 25th anniversary in Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, is hosting the anniversary 25th summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) today. A meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council has started in the framework of the summit.The foreign …

Ukraine wants to ban import of printed products from Russia

Ukraine wants to ban import of printed products from Russia

Today, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine offered Verkhovna Rada to consider a ban on the import of printed products of "anti-Ukrainian character" from Russia. The document says that right now, there is the need to establish …

Ukrainian Interior minister Avakov faces criminal probe

Ukrainian Interior minister Avakov faces criminal probe

Ukraine’s chief prosecutor Yuri Lutsenko said a criminal investigation was launched against Interior Minister Arsen Avakov after the Prosecutor General's Office received a letter from the …

Ukraine plans to file lawsuit against Russia

Ukraine plans to file lawsuit against Russia

Ukraine will file a lawsuit against Russia this week over Russia’s alleged violation of the Convention of the Law of the Sea, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin said. "The first big suit will be …

Ukraine ready to discuss its debt with Russia

Ukraine ready to discuss its debt with Russia

Ukraine is ready to discuss with Russia the three billionth debt on the bonds out of court, Ukrainian Finance Minister Alexander Danilyuk said. "We are ready for pre-trial agreements in regard to the …

Ukraine not to allow Russians to vote on its territory

Ukraine not to allow Russians to vote on its territory

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavel Klimkin to inform the Russian leadership that the conduct of elections to  the Russian Federation’s State Dume is …

Eurovision to be held in Kiev

Eurovision to be held in Kiev

The Ukrainian city of Kiev will host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, it has been announced, after a fortnight of delays, BBC reports. The venue was due to be announced on 26 August, but a press conference was cancelled at the last …

Poland halts gas supplies to Ukraine after main pipeline leak

Poland halts gas supplies to Ukraine after main pipeline leak

Poland suspended gas exports to Ukraine after a main gas pipeline leak in western Ukraine, the spokesman for the country’s Ukrtransgaz transportation system operator said Friday, Sputnik reports. "A gas …

Putin plans no meetings with Poroshenko - Kremlin

Putin plans no meetings with Poroshenko - Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s plans do not include meetings with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday, TASS …

Ukraine wants Russian gas again

Ukraine wants Russian gas again

Kiev is ready to sign "the third winter package" on gas with Russia and the European Union, the Ukrainian Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said. "As for the winter package, which was signed between the …

EU countries#039 opinions on #039Turkish Stream#039 are divided

EU countries' opinions on 'Turkish Stream' are divided

Russia and Turkey restart talks on EU gas pipeline

European Commission hopes for gas talks with Russia and Ukraine

European Commission hopes for gas talks with Russia and Ukraine

The Vice-President for the Energy Union Maros Sefcovic said that the European Commission wants to re-launch the trilateral format of gas talks involving Ukraine and Russia.  "In the past, this forum has …

Steinmeier proposes Russia#039s Return to G8

Steinmeier proposes Russia's Return to G8

G7 will be ready to discuss Russia's return to the informal bloc, making it the G8 again, if there is significant progress on the Syrian …

SOCAR may start reviving Ukrainian economy

SOCAR may start reviving Ukrainian economy

SOCAR was invited to join the National Investment Council of Ukraine, the head of the department Boris Lozhkyn said. "George Soros and Paul Polman - Chief Executive Officer of Unilever and the head of the World …