The commemorative action "Angels" dedicated to the Children's Day was held today in Berlin, as well as in the German state of Lower Saxony (in the town of Quakenbrück). This was reported in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPR.
The Normandy Four leaders will discuss the OSCE’s report on Ukraine over the phone, said Presidential Aide Yury Ushakov, reports TASS.
Ertugrul Apakan, the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is going to visit Gorlovka on June 1, a source states.
“It’s known that Ertugrul Apakan, the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is going to visit Gorlovka tomorrow,” said the source.
"This has most likely been done on orders from the West, maybe even from across the ocean," said the president Igor Dodon after Moldova’s EU-leaning government ordered the expulsion of five Russian diplomats. Dodon described the order as “outrageous" act.
Providing Ukraine with a large amount of lethal weapons entails too many problems, the United States and NATO have not done this yet and will not take such a risk in future, stated the director of the Political Analysis and International Studies Institute, Sergei Tolstov.
The Dutch senate has voted in favor of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. As many as 50 senators out of 75 have supported the document.
Representatives of Austrian youth organizations are planning to visit the LPR, reported a member of the LPR Trade Unions' Federation Council, the chairman of the Republican Innovation Trade Union Andrei Kochetov.
He noted that he had had several meetings with foreign colleagues during his recent visit to Austria.
The number of Ukrainian citizens who obtained a work permit in Poland has increased six-fold compared to 2013, writes the Financial Times referring to the Polish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy.
Commanders of the Russian group of forces in Syria has taken measures to avert the withdrawal of the Islamic State militants from Raqqa towards Palmyra, which is located to the south, a source at the Russian Defense Ministry said to TASS News.
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.