Russia and Ukraine

 Russia bans oil exports to Ukraine

The Russian government has banned exports of Russian oil and petroleum products to Ukraine, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. "[The Russian government] bans exports of Russian oil and petroleum products …

Ukraine expands anti-Russia trade sanctions

The Ukrainian government expanded trade sanctions against Russia by adopting the decree today. According to First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stapan Kubiv, members of the government voted …

Kremlin comments on Zelensky's Donabas statement

Moscow is not occupying any Ukrainian territories, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding that he is ready to explain this to any Ukrainian citizen. The Russian presidential spokesman responded to a request to …

Ukrainian journalist acknowledges changes in Crimea

Ukrainian journalist Olesya Medvedeva, who traveled to Crimea, said that in five years Russia has invested more in the region than Ukraine in the previous 23 years. "It is clear that Russia is investing huge amounts of money in …

 Captain of Nord fishing vessel found in Crimea

Captain of Russia’s arrested Nord fishing vessel Vladimir Gorbenko, who was under investigation in Ukraine, has returned to Crimea. "There were no restrictions preventing me from going back home. I legally …