President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko appointed Boris Babin as the new permanent representative of the head of the Ukrainian state in the Crimea, according to his website on Thursday.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday it is possible that either details about Ukrainian missile engine technologies were leaked to North Korea or Kiev sold the engines to Pyongyang directly.
Russia believes that the United States is drifting towards supplying lethal weapons to Ukraine, which would be a destabilizing step for the situation in Donbass, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told International Affairs magazine in an interview, published on the Foreign Ministry’s website on Tuesday.
The Kievsky District Court in the Crimean city of Simferopol has arrested Ukrainian citizen Gennady Limeshko, suspected of plotting sabotage activities in Crimea, until October 13, 2017, TASS reports.
The court made this decision during an open hearing held on August 14, the source said.
The Russian Railways completed the construction and installation works on the railway section bypassing Ukraine and by the end of autumn plan to open the movement of trains on this line.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said it delivered a protest note to Russia with regard to restrictions on maritime traffic through the Kerch Strait in August-September 2017 due to the construction of a bridge that will connect the Russian peninsula of the Crimea with the Krasnodar Territory.
Poland is planning to issue the new version of the country's passports with depictions of several historical figures and places to commemorate the centennial anniversary of its independence in 2018. One of the proposed historical places is a chapel located at the place of the Polish war graves at Lychakiv Cemetery in Lvov.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed that Special Representative of the State Department for Ukraine Kurt Volker will soon arrive in Russia.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told this journalists after talks with Tillerson.
North Korea staged a massive outdoor rally on Wednesday in Pyongyang to protest against the U.N.'s latest sanctions, after the reclusive state launched intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM).
The Ukrainian government is concerned by German politician Christian Lindner’s call to ease anti-Russian sanctions if any interim progress is made in implementing the Minsk accords on eastern Ukraine reconciliation, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin said in an interview with Bild published on Wednesday.
In Kharkov, a local court convicted a volunteer of the movement "Anti-Maidan", a Russian citizen with the call sign "Theresa".
In Norway, the debate about the appropriateness of the anti-Russian sanctions has flared up again after calls to remove them because they're detrimental to Norwegian interests. This debate resulted in a clash between two former allies: the Progress Party and the Conservatives.
Is US going to start a war against North Korea in a month? The authorities of the United States urged US citizens residing in the DPRK (North Korea) to return to their homeland before September 1.
During his visit to Estonia over the weekend, US Vice President Mike Pence spoke about Russia's "unacceptable behavior" and "destabilizing activities" in Ukraine. Asked to comment on the remarks, Ukrainian-Russian politician Vadim Kolesnichenko told Sputnik that Pence's appeal was not only extremely arrogant, but also completely illogical.
Russia’s North Caucasus Military Court has found Ukrainian citizen Alexei Sizonovich guilty of illegally crossing the border and plotting a terrorist attack in the Russian town of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky (Rostov region), sentencing him to 12 years behind bars.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry expressed support to Ukrainian pilot Alexander Akopov who made a miraculous blind landing of a damaged plane in Turkey last week.
The experienced pilot was praised in his home country but later he faced over his sympathy for Russia.