Ukraine conflict

NATO and Russia resumes dialogue

The first since last October NATO-Russia Council (NRC) convened today in Brussels.  "The Council had an open exchange on several topics, including the situation in and around Ukraine, issues related to military activities, …

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Ukraine's withdrawal from CIS to take one year

Ukraine's withdrawal from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will take about a year, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. "In …

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UN: situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorates

The overall security situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated since the beginning of May, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said. "Hostilities, with the use of mortars and heavy artillery, were reported …

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Ukraine starts official withdrawal from CIS

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that the CIS framework signed by Ukraine, as well as the Treaty on Friendship with Russia, should be reassessed taking into account its compliance with the national interests of the …

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 SBU expels Russian journalist from Ukraine

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has blocked the destructive activity of a journalist from the Rossiya-24 television channel, Natalia Goncharova, Ukrinform reports with a reference to the SBU's press service has …

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Kiev announces hunt for Ukrainian citizens

According to the Ukrainian media, at a meeting of the board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the head of the State Migration Service of the country, Maxim Sokolyuk, announced the beginning of a total check of all Ukrainian citizens who …

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Kiev legitimizes war against Donbass

Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada adopted the so-called law on Donbass reintegration today. The document classifies the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics as "occupied territories," labels Russia an …

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Kiev and Donbass exchange prisoners

The prisoner exchange is taking place between the Ukrainian authorities and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics at the Mayorsk checkpoint. Acting head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s …

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Saakashvili taken to Kiev court

The leader of the Movement of New Forces party and former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili was taken to the Pechersky District Court of Kiev. According to the lawyer Ruslan Chornolutsky,a session to choose a …

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Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Kiev

The former president of Georgia who has emerged as an anti-corruption campaigner, Mikheil Saakashvili, urged Ukrainians to set up a protest camp in Kiev's main square if parliament fails to adopt a law on presidential …

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