Italian media claim that the Italian photographer Andrea Rocquelli, Italian photographer who perished together with his translator Andrei Mironov near Slavyansk in 2014, was killed by the Ukrainian military on the orders of Kiev, Rossiyskaya Gazeta writes.
Russia has not received any concrete written proposals from any country regarding the deployment of UN peacekeeping mission in Donbass, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Sunday.
The OSCE is informed of all the seizure schemes of churches by supporters of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) of the Kiev Patriarchate, unrecognized in the Orthodox world. This process negatively affects the international position of Ukraine, head of the Human rights advocacy organization Oleg Denisov stated in his blog.
A Representative Center of the Donetsk People’s Republic was solemnly opened in Marseille, France, on Monday, September 25, 2017.
Public and political figures of France, as well as representatives of European media participated in this event.
Russia insists that the law on granting Donbass a special status be extended and supplemented by the provision on its entry into force on an ongoing basis, stated the Russian plenipotentiary in the Contact Group for the Donbass settlement, Boris Gryzlov.
Reasonable questions are regularly raised concerning the level of engagement of the Western media, however, a ray of light occasionally breaks through this impenetrable darkness.
The activity of the current US ambassador in Kiev leaves no doubt: Washington unequivocally supports the course towards total Ukrainization, that is, ethnic cleansing.
Russia is ready for reasonable compromises concerning the UN security mission's deployment to Donbass, but attempts to call Russia an aggressor in this conflict are unacceptable and do not leave room for manoeuvre, the Press Secretary for the Russian President Dmitry Peskov stated, commenting on the
The Russian Railways (RzhD) have launched a test regular passage of freight trains on the Zhuravka-Millerovo line in the Voronezh and Rostov regions, bypassing Ukraine, the company's official statement says.
Police in the Israeli city of Petah Tikva arrested a 29-year-old man from Ukraine after he attacked a woman whom he mistook for a Russian national, Israel's Ynet news websitereported on Sunday.
The armed conflict that flared up in Donbass in 2014 has led to a sharp increase in hate speech and anti-Russia rhetoric, the Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said its report published on Tuesday, reports TASS.
Ukrainians have started travelling to Russia one and a half times more often - in the first half of 2017 the flow of Ukrainian tourists grew by 56%, according to the website of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the country.
OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, whose words are quoted by Interfax-Ukraine, said at a briefing that the OSCE special monitoring mission can not confirm the presence of Russian forces in the Donbass.
Ukraine can still bargain with the IMF for being allowed to steal the fund's money, but will be obliged to begin selling its lands and reduce the population, a Kiev journalist Alexander Dubinsky wrote in his blog.
"The IMF announced the conditions for the further provision of loans to Ukraine
There is a real danger that the introduction of US arms could be the end of the Minsk II cease-fire agreement and could derail the latest push by Moscow to introduce UN peacekeepers to the region, writes journalist James Carden in The Nation.
UN peacekeepers that might be sent to Donbass will have small arms to protect the monitoring mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the draft UN Security Council resolution prepared by Russia says, reports Sputnik.