The outcome of the latest meeting between Russian president’s aide Vladislav Surkov and US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker is not hopeless, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Deistvuyushchiye Litsva (Political Actors) with Nailya Asker-zade program on the Rossiya-1 television channel on Sunday.
Hungary blocked the meeting of the defense ministers of Ukraine and NATO countries, which was planned to be held on the margins of the meeting of heads of NATO countries Defense Ministries next week, due to the Ukrainian law on education, the head of the mission of Ukraine to NATO, Vadim Pristaiko, said.
The coordination of the lists of detained persons for a new prisoners' exchange will continue between the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Ukraine at a meeting in Minsk on February 14, DPR Ombudsman Daria Morozova states.
On February 21st the visit of the Head of UN Human Rights Mission for Ukraine is to take place, reports the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Daria Morozova.
“The visit of the Head of UN Human Rights Mission for Ukraine, Fiona Fraser, is planned to take place on February 21st, ” said Morozova.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is paying close attention to the situation in the Donbass, Daria Morozova, the Human Rights Commissioner in the Donetsk People's Republic, stated on February 9.
The pensioners from the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics will be checked in Ukraine with the help of the "ARKAN" system, the Ukrainian charitable foundation "Pravo na zakhyst" reports.
The "war party" in Ukraine, comprising radicals and neo-Nazis, is impeding the implementation of the Minsk agreements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated, speaking at a master class for the finalists of the Leaders of Russia contest on Wednesday, February 7.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrey Parubiy signed the law on the reintegration of Donbass, the document was handed over to President Pyotr Poroshenko for signature, the website of the Ukrainian parliament reported on Thursday.
Ukraine became the victim of the most dangerous geopolitical experiments, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
The legislative ban in Poland of the Bandera ideology caused protests in Ukraine. The reaction of Kiev to the changes in the Polish legislation was commented by the deputy of the Polish Seim, Janusz Sanocki.
Verkhovna Rada refusal to consider the act on reintegration law cancelling was only predictable, reports the DPR political representative in the contact group Denis Pushilin.
Social activists of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) handed over documents containing information on 626 residents of the Republic who were dead or wounded as a result of Kiev's military aggression to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Member of Public Commission on registering military crimes of the Ukrainian authorities in Donbass, Lawyer Elena Shishkina states.
Special representative of the State Department for Ukraine Kurt Volker discussed on Monday in Washington a plan for the UN mission in Ukraine with the leader of the Ukrainian party "Fatherland" Yulia Tymoshenko. The American himself reported this on Twitter.
The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday refused to consider a resolution to repeal the law on the reintegration of Donbass, in which the Russian Federation was called the "aggressor."
The abolition of the document was supported by only 37 parliamentarians, with a required minimum of 226 votes.
The Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday, February 6, should consider a response to the law on the Banderovites adopted by the upper house of the Polish parliament.
This was announced on Monday by the Speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament Andrey Parubiy.
The restoration of the Vodafone-Ukraine mobile phone provider's work on the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) is possible, if Kiev has political will, DPR Communications Ministry reports.