Russia is ready to significantly reduce the number of personnel at the US embassy in Moscow as a response to the seizure of its diplomatic property in the United States, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Friday.
Including Ukraine in NATO is a bad idea, which the US should rather abandon, says the permanent author of Forbes, a senior dcience master at the Cato Institute, Doug Bandow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the crisis in Ukraine will last until the patience of the Ukrainians runs out. He expressed this opinion during his communication with the workers of Lebedinsky GOK.
The question of one of the metallurgists about how long the crisis in Ukraine will last, Putin called rhetorical.
British citizen Benjamin Stimson who joined Donbass defenders was jailed for a ‘terrorism offence.’
"According to the judge's decision, Stimson was sentenced to five years and four months in prison," a spokesman for the Royal Court of Manchester, in which Stimson's case was considered, was quoted as saying.
Brazilian police have unveiled a plot led by a Ukrainian armed movement to recruit Brazilian neo-Nazis with combat experience to fight Donbass defenders, reports THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
US President Donald Trump's budget proposal for 2018 is projected to reduce aid to Ukraine from $667 million in 2016 to $203 million, the US Department of State said in the Congressional Budget Justification on Foreign Assistance released in May, reports Sputnik.
A rally in support of Donbass residents took place in the city-centre of Berlin at the Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday, July 12.
About 600,000 Ukrainians are waiting for the decision on granting them Russian citizenship, First Deputy Interior Minister of the Russian Federation, Alexander Gorovoi, said on Wednesday.
Deputies of the State Duma are developing a procedure for public renouncing of the citizenship of Ukraine for those who cannot get the appropriate certificate.
The audience of the American "fake news channel" CNN is sharply reducing, Americans are fed up with the baiting of Russia and the US President Donald Trump, Contra Magazin reports citing a specialized news publication Adweek.
A peacekeeping mission to Donbass can be introduced with the consent of the opposing parties, the press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov is sure.
Musical groups of the DPR and the Kiev-controlled territory will be able to take part in festivals in Greece, the head of the folk dance Momoyeri ensemble Konstantinos Alexandridis stated at a press conference.
Former US Ambassador to NATO, Kurt Volcker, was appointed US Special Envoy to Ukraine.
This was reported on Friday by a senior adviser to the head of the American foreign policy department Robert Hammond.
"Volker will coordinate all efforts of the State Department to resolve the Donbass conflict."
The United States should use its influence in Ukraine, including the recent appointment of the special representative, to convince the country's parliament to proceed with the reform of the Constitution to transform the country into a federation, Jaromir Kohlicek, a member of the European Parliament's Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, told
The Normandy Four leaders (Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine) are expected to have a telephone conversation within the current month, Ukraine's President Pyotr Poroshenko said after a meeting with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday, reports TASS.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has reiterated Paris’ commitment to the implementation of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday following talks with his French counterpart, reports TASS.