The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has supported the decision earlier taken by the Reference Group to fine Kiev for the poor quality of organization of Eurovision in 2017, the EBU headquarters in Geneva told TASS on Friday.
Ukrainian authorities should look into death threats made against Igor Guzhva, the chief editor of a Kiev-based publication, who fled to Austria over fears for his life, a journalistic watchdog said, reports Sputnik.
For Russian Federation’s officers to return to the JCCC, the adequate order of their entry into and departure from Ukraine has to be ensured, reported the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE, Alexander Lukashevich.
A Ukrainian man has been detained for carrying a device belonging to a Russian Osa mobile air defense missile system on a train, Russia’s customs officers said on Friday.
Turkish media has released high quality drone footage of Turkish-led forces, primarily the Turkish military and their Syrian military proxies, battling the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in the Syrian northwest canton of Afrin. This material was also published in Fort Russ.
Instructors of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have already prepared almost 7 thousand soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine within the training exercise operation Orbital, British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough reported on her Twitter page.
The conflict in Donbass is one of the deadliest in Europe since WWII, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report, informs TASS.
The US believes that the deployment of a UN mission throughout the Donbass region is a prerequisite for the implementation of the political points of the Minsk agreements, the US Department of State's special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker stated during a telephone briefing in Brussels on Monday, January 29.
The Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) will work with the United Nations (UN) to provide security for its observers, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Angelino Alfano said in an interview with TASS on Tuesday ahead of his trip to Ukraine and Russia as the OSCE chairperson-in-office.
The DPR representative office in France launched its own internet site, reports the representative office’s head Hubert Fayard.
US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker said that it would be advisable to speak about restoring losses due to the conflict in Donbass after peace is restored, referring to Ukraine’s sovereignty.
The lower chamber of the Polish parliament (Seim) on Friday adopted amendments to the law on the National Memory Institute of Poland, which provides for the imposition of a sentence of imprisonment for up to 3 years for denying the crimes of Ukrainian nationalists during World War II.
The draft law on the abolition of a labour patent for residents of the DPR and the LPR will be considered in the State Duma. This was stated by the deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the coordinator of the Integration Committee Russia - Donbass Andrey Kozenko.
The state-of-the-art social humanoid robot known as Sophia failed to answer the question of "what should be done with corruption in Ukraine" when asked while visiting the Ukrainian house at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The PACE has urged Ukraine to stop discrimination of residents of Donbass in terms of paying pensions and benefits, and ensure political rights.
This is stated in the resolution on the humanitarian consequences of the war in Donbass, adopted by the PACE on January 23.
Budapest intends to consistently and at various levels raise the issue of observing the rights of national minorities in Ukraine and is ready to conduct consultations with Kiev, stated Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, who participated in the international Arctic Frontiers conference in the Norwegian Arctic town of Tromsø.