The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine since the beginning of this year has not allowed more than a thousand foreigners to enter the country, justifying the ban with their visit to the Crimea. This was announced on Thursday by the press service of the department.
More than 400 Russian nationals have been held in Ukrainian prisons since 2014, whereas the exact number of Russians persecuted for political reasons in that country cannot be estimated, Chairman of the Federation Council’s (Russian upper house) defense and security committee Viktor Bondarev said on Wednesday.
A 38-year-old resident of Hanover, Henry T. (name is changed) worked in a local mental hospital as a physician's assistant for more than a year. According to Bild, to get a job with a monthly salary of €4,300, the German, who suffered from psychosis and paranoid schizophrenia, had to buy a fake diploma of physician.
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani intends to send a request to the President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko requesting clarification on the content of the law "On Education" adopted in the country.
The Ukrainian army today does not correspond to the realities of modern combat, said Yury Shvytkin, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma Defense Committee, commenting on the words of the ex-Defense Minister of Ukraine Alexander Kuzmuk about the power of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
On November 19, in Kallithea (Greece), a festival was held to mark the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. The Federation of Immigrant Associations from the former USSR, the Institute of Dostoevsky and the Representative Centre of the Donetsk People's Republic in Greece acted as the initiators of the event.
The United Kingdom continues helping Ukraine, but the issue of possible lethal weapons supply is not being considered, said the British Deputy Ambassador to Ukraine Helen Fejzi.
Diplomats working in various countries’ missions in Geneva and following Russophobic instructions from their capitals apologize for their stance on the sidelines of various events, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Office and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Alexey Borodavkin, said.
"These reports have nothing to do with reality," said Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday and dismissed foreign media speculations the possibility is being considered of deploying up to 20,000 UN peacekeepers in Donbass.
"These reports have nothing to do with reality," Peskov told the media.
The RZD (Russian Railway) launches the first passenger trains on the railway bypassing Ukraine.
The Russian Defense Ministry has accused the US of only pretending to fight terrorism in the Middle East, saying it has “conclusive evidence” that Washington provides air cover for Daesh in Syria.
In a Tuesday statement, the ministry said the US air force has sought to hinder Russian strikes on Daesh Takfiri terrorists near the Syrian town of Albu Kamal.
The annual Independence March was held in Warsaw on Saturday, November 11.
The ranks of the Ukrainian Azov national battalion there are more and more mercenaries from Germany and other European countries, according to German magazine Spiegel.
The Russian side has not received suggestions from the U.S. about deployment in Donbass of the international contingent of 20,000 peacekeepers, President Vladimir Putin told a news conference at the APEC summit in response to a request to comment on an article in The Wall Street Journal, reports TASS.
The Russian Permanent Mission to the OSCE urges the organization to focus attention on reports of looting and extortion at the contact line in Donbass, said the head of the diplomatic mission, Alexander Lukashevich.
A White House official strongly rejected an earlier US media report that Washington has made a decision to start supplying Ukraine with weapons, reports TASS.
The high-ranking official, accompanying US President Donald Trump during his Asian tour, told TASS the report was absolutely untrue.