Official Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova has commented on the initiative of Ukrainian politicians to introduce a visa regime with Russia, comparing it with the situation from an anecdote about mice and cactuses.
After the USS Dewey guided missile destroyer entered waters near the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea “without permission from the Chinese government,” the country’s navy “warned it to leave,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a news conference on Thursday, as cited by AFP.
A delegation of US citizens who arrived in the Crimea bypassing the territory of Ukraine raised toasts for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Victory Day at a meeting with public figures in Sevastopol.
Corresponding videos were published by eyewitnesses of the meeting.
Moscow hasn't made a decision on its possible response measures yet if Kiev introduces visas for Russians, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated this, TASS reports.
A team of 30 programmers from the Canadian IT StartupSoft company declared the desire to create a Ukrainian-language social network UKRAINIANS instead of the banned Russian VKontakte. This was reported on the official page of the social network.
More than 500 neo-Nazi groups, bringing together approximately seven million people, are currently active in Europe, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said, adding that in Ukraine such groups affected the actions of the country's leadership.
Germany’s Foreign Ministry was concerned to learn about Ukraine introducing sanctions against Russian companies, Ministry Spokesman Martin Schaefer said at a briefing on Wednesday, reports TASS.
The Polish politician, leading anti-NATO activist, journalist and intellectual, Mateusz Piskorski, is waiting for his trial in Polish prison since May 18 last year. The FreeWestMedia reports from blatant violation of human rights taking place in EU-NATO country.
NATO believes that Ukraine’s decision to block Russian-language internet resources used by the majority of its population is a matter of national security and has nothing to di with freedom of speech, a NATO official told TASS on Tuesday.
Ukraine will face a demographic catastrophe and extinction of the population in the coming decades, said a Ukrainian MP Victor Galasyuk.
A total of 178 civilians have been killed or suffered injuries as a result of the conflict in Donbass since March 1, 2017, while the total number of victims has exceeded 2,000, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a bulletin published on May 15, reports TASS.
Having expanded its anti-Russian sanctions Kiev once again violated the Ukrainians’ rights to information, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday, reports TASS.
SANA News Agency reports, that terrorist Walid Hendi confessed to taking part in fabricating videos and photos for a Turkish TV channel while working with the so-called “White Helmets” that depict neighborhoods and areas in Aleppo being attacked with chemical weapons in order to blame the Syrian Arab Army.
Poland says European Union foreign ministers have supported the continuation of a set of sanctions slapped on Russia over its alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis.
The next meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the conflict in Donbass will be held on Monday in Minsk, reports TASS.
Europe has much to learn from Donbass, said Manuel Ochsenreiter, director of the German Centre for Eurasian Studies, Editor-in-Chief of Zuerst magazine, at a meeting of the Russia-Donbass Committee in Donetsk.