The head of the Crimean public chamber, Grigory Joffe, demanded that the international community recognize the extreme Ukrainian nationalism as a form of Nazism.
It is inadmissible that the Ukrainian Armed Forces capture areas in so-called ‘grey zone’ along the contact line in Donbass, said Boris Gryzlov, the Russian Presidential Plenipotentiary Representative to the Contact Group seeking a peace solution to the conflict in the regions, reports TASS.
An IMF representative to Ukraine Goesta Ljungman has listed the steps that the Fund's management expects from Ukraine for the next tranche to be transferred.
The economy will grow by 10% or more annually, which is very high figure for economic development, said the region's minister of economic develpment Andrey Melnikov. The GRP in Crimea is also expected to grow from $6.02 bln to $8.59 bln per year, he said.
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.