Russian senator Alexei Pushkov believes that Hungary and Poland are only the first countries to have said it is too early for Ukraine to think about joining the European Union (EU), others will speak out soon.
The chairman of the DPR Representation in Finland, Johan Bäckman, shared his opinion on the great importance of the fact that the DPR Representation had been opened in Finland.
Sweden is ready to send its citizens to participate in a UN mission in Donbass, Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström stated in an interview with the TT agency after meeting with her American counterpart Rex Tillerson in Vienna on the margins of the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE Ministerial Cou
The US hopes to overcome disagreements with Russia on the introduction of a UN mission to Donbass, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stated at a NATO briefing on Wednesday, December 6.
It's become increasingly clear that Obama-era U.S. politicians backed the wrong people in Ukraine. President Petro Poroshenko's moves to consolidate his power now include sidelining the anti-corruption institutions he was forced to set up by Ukraine's Western allies.
The aim of a Ukrainian-US scheme for deploying an armed UN mission to Donbass is to enlist this international organization on the side of Kiev, to help it defeat the Donbass self-defense forces, Director of the Russian Center for Current Politics Alexey Chesnakov told TASS on Monday.
Another round of bilateral Russian-American negotiations on the settlement of the situation in the Donbass is scheduled for mid-December.
The further enhancement of Ukraine's defensive ability remains part of the policy of the current US administration, Washington will continue providing Kiev with non-lethal weapons, US National Security Adviser Herbert McMaster stated on Saturday, December 2, speaking at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in the State of California.
Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark will begin to use the same kind of combat uniforms. On Wednesday, armies of Scandinavia made a combined order announcement, which is called for new Nordic Combat Uniform.
This was reported by the Finnish public broadcast company YLE.
The interview of the US Department of State's Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker to Politicо can be regarded as an appeal to Kiev to resume military operations in the Donbass, stated a political scientist Oleg Bondarenko.
The introduction of a UN peacekeeping mission to the Donbass will contribute to the implementation of the Minsk agreements, otherwise the "dispute in a circle" will continue, the State Department's Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker stated in an interview broadcast on Tuesday as part of the National Expert Forum in Kiev.
Ukraine should be ready to grant the Donbass special status and amnesty to its self-defense forces, the State Department's special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker stated in an interview that was broadcast as part of the national expert forum in Kiev on Tuesday, November 28.
US Department of State Special Envoy Kurt Volker gave an extended interview to the edition of Politico, in which he told about the situation in the Donbass, the supply of lethal weapons to Kiev, and relations with Moscow.
The French city of Marignane and Russian Evpatoria, one of the main Crimean resorts, will become sister cities. The decision, which became known after the meeting of the mayor of Marignane Erik Leo Dissesa with the State Duma deputies Ruslan Balbek and Svetlana Savchenko, had been taken under the mediation of Hubert Fayard, a DPR representative in France.
The United States will never recognize the reunification of the Crimea with the Russian Federation and want to first settle the conflict the Donbass, State Department's Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker stated in an interview with the American newspaper Politico, published on Monday.
Kiev has been seeking the supplies of US lethal weapons, but officially Washington officially only supplies Ukrainian authorities with uniforms, equipment, and training of the National Guard soldiers.