The Russian Foreign Ministry has responded to Ukrainian politicians “rejoicing” over the deadly crash of a military aircraft over the Black Sea, noting that the country is being run by radicals.
Russia’s Defense Ministry plane Tu-154 disappearing in vicinity of Sochi has fallen down in the Black Sea.
“The plane body frame fragment flinders have been found 1,5 km away from the Sochi shore at a depth of 50-70 meters,” reported the Russian Defense Ministry.
On December 16 a conference took place at the University of Verona city (Italy) during which the further cooperation was discussed between Republics of Donbass.
The situation with human rights in Ukraine remains close to catastrophic, said the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and Supremacy of Law Konstantin Dolgov.
Making a speech at the Federation Council’s session on constitutional legislature and state building, said Dolgov.
The European Union officially extended economic sanctions on Russia till July, 2017, the statement of the European Union Council says.
The representatives of the European Union reminded that the leaders of the Western countries were connecting extension of sanctions with implementing the Minsk agreements.
European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for another six months, accusing Moscow from the 'lack of progress' on Minsk agreements in the Donbass war. Decision was announced by the European Council President, Donald Tusk, on Friday, reported RT News.
Moscow’s Dorogomilovsky Court began considering a lawsuit Thursday filed by a former Ukrainian MP on recognizing the February 2014 events in Ukraine as a state coup, and ex-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich will attend the hearing, a TASS correspondent reported.
Donetsk People’s Republic second Representative Office in the EU opened in Italian Turin, the DPR Foreign Ministry said.
14 December, 2016 the solemn opening of the DPR Representative Center is to take place in Italy, Turin.
The guest list includes the members of regional and national parliaments from parties “Fratelli d'Italia”, “Lega Nord” and “Forza Italia”.
For the first time we can see how the Russian Special Forces, which have been operating in Syria, are performing their tasks against ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists. Russia 1 Channel has published 11.12. report from front line actions, and video with English subtitles is done by Alexander Nomerkov, Youtube channel.
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On Saturday, former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul proposed cancelling the accreditation of journalists working for Sputnik and RT, hinting that they should instead be listed as 'foreign agents' under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Margarita Simonyan, Editor-in-Chief of Sputnik and RT, had a few choice words for the diplomat.
According to the preliminary information, Alexander Hug, the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the SMM OSCE will arrive in Donetsk City on December 12 (on Monday).
“Alexander Hug will arrive in Donetsk City tomorrow,” said the interlocutor of the news agency.
Donald Trump's adviser in foreign policies during his presidential campaign, Carter Page, said that misinformation which has related decisions by outside actors and their impact on this country (Ukraine) is tragic.
Ukraine is ready to purchase from 1.5 to 4 bln cubic meters of gas, the minister said.
"No common approach on the roadmap for the Donbass settlement has been reached so far", Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday according to TASS News Agency.
The Netherlands wants the European Union's leaders to provide guarantees that the agreement on association with Ukraine won't concern the issues of defense or future membership in the EU, said the Prime Minister of the country Mark Rutte in an interview to the Financial Times newspaper.