Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has urged Washington to closely study the situation in Ukraine before making any comments following the attack on the OSCE Monitoring Mission, reports TASS.
The Crimean Tatars are not going to move from the Crimea to Ukraine, the head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities (FAN) Igor Barinov, citing a study conducted by the agency, stated.
The head of Russia’s Crimean Republic, Sergey Aksyonov, has revealed that the Republic’s revenue figures have nearly doubled those which were being earned by the peninsula during the best days under Ukraine’s rule. Statement was published in The Duran.
Nearly a quarter of Russian citizens think their country should officially recognize Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR/LPR) as independent states. It was reported by RT News. 18 % said that DPR and LPR should be accept as members of the Russian Federation.
Russia will continue to strengthen its Armed Forces, focusing on the strategic nuclear shield and Aerospace Force, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday at a gala concert dedicated to Defender of the Fatherland Day, marked in Russia on February 23.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov rejected the accusations brought by the OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, who had charged Russia with approval of the leadership of the Donbass Republics by a Decree on temporary recognition of the DPR and LPR documents adopted by the Russian President.
Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister, Pavel Klimkin suggested to deprive Russia of the veto right in the UN Security Council.
“The Security Council is to be able to react to the 'bloody conflicts', despite possible presence of the aggressive party at the same table as the constant Council’s member,” stated Klimkin at the Council’s meeting on the unsolved European conflicts.
Yesterday, on February 20, an exhibition in support of the project “101 life” opened in Greece.
The organizers are the representatives of the Greek community, including the volunteer organisation “Save Donbass” and Andreas Zafeiris, the head of the Institute of Culture n.a. F. M. Dostoevsky in Athens.
President of Russia's Council on Civil Society and Human Rights (HRC), the fund "Fair Aid" and the Russian Red Cross will create a public award named after Elizabeth Glinka (Doctor Lisa), who died in the crash of Tu-154, reported the site of HRC.
Last year Ukraine exported to the Russian Federation military items in the amount of $169 mil.
Russia turned out to be the largest partner of Ukraine in the military sphere.
The Kremlin spokesman commented on the possibility of Russia recognizing Donbass republics following President Vladimir Putin's decree giving a legal status to the documents of the republics' citizens. Peskov's comments was published by Sputnik International.
Ukraine has blocked adoption of the UN Security Council Chairman's statement devoted to the Russian Federation's Permanent Representative Vitaly Churkin who had died the day before, the Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova wrote on her Facebook page.
Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, died in New York on February 20, announced the Russian Foreign Ministry.
This person deserves gratitude from Donbass!
The actor Taktarov would often appear in the Hollywood all-action blockbusters. Most often he played a stupid Russian bandit at the beck and call. He had such a role specialization, as someone should play such characters too.
US intelligence agencies illegally wiretapped the Russian Embassy in Washington. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told about it in today's press conference.
On Saturday protest was held in the Whitehall in solidarity with those resisting fascism in Ukraine, including fighting to defend the Donbass People's Republics (DPR and LPR), calling on the British governement to end all support to the Kiev regime and support the Minsk peace process, and calling for justice for those murdered in the Odessa Trade Unions House fire in May 2014.