Russia will be able to sue Ukraine ten days after December 20 over its default on the $3 billion loan if Kiev fails to repay the debt to the last cent - Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.
More than 9000 people were killed and more than 20 thousand were wounded during the conflict in Ukraine - according to a new report by the UN monitoring mission for human rights in Ukraine, published on Wednesday.
The 12th report of the monitoring mission on Human Rights in Ukraine covers the period from August 16 to November 15.
An explosion occurred at 01:37 local time on December 9 in Kharkov. Police is looking for persons who have exploded the door of the shop Roshen owned by Poroshenko. The blast wave broke the windows. Nobody was killed or injured.
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Protesters rallied in front of Ukraine's Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, Tuesday, to demand the resignation of the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
In Kiev, activists lined up along the route of the motorcade of US Vice President Joe Biden with signs reading “Biden go home” and “U.S. — evil Empire”, with videos of the action being shared on the internet.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin claimed that there have been filed cases in the country against the European politicians who had visited the territories out of Kiev's control without any word of notice to the capital.
Consumers in Russia’s Crimean Federal District were getting full power supply as of 07:00, Moscow time, Tuesday, the Russian Energy Ministry reported.
After free elections, I am sure, the people of Donbass decide to remain a part of Ukraine. At the same time the resolving of the conflict in Donbass requires full implementation of the Minsk Agreements – the US Vice President Joe Biden.
The Ukrainian extremist organization "Right Sector" (forbidden in Russia) declare leaving participation in the blockade of the Crimea because of disagreements with its other participants and the beginning of the electricity supply to the territory of the peninsula through the Kakhovka Titan line, that is in the Kherson region of Ukraine.
The website of the Irish Stock Exchange posted a message on the outcome of negotiations on the municipal debt of the Ukrainian capital. The creditors supported the restructuring of $300 million bonds.
Earlier, in the Kherson region the supply of electricity to the peninsula was reported to resume via one of the four power lines.
The Crimean authorities do not have any data on the resumption of electricity supplies from Ukraine to the peninsula via one of the four power lines in the Kherson region, which was previously reported by the regional authorities.
On December 8 the deadline for Kiev’s response to the proposal for restructuring expires; if there is no answer and on December 20 the debt is not paid, it will mean the default of Ukraine, said the press secretary of Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine has ceased to purchase gas at all due to the lack of money and the coal reserves in storage of the power plants will last for, at most, three weeks. It was announced today at a meeting of the Verkhovnaya Rada by the former Energy Minister Yury Boyko, informs The Politnavigator.
The nationalists marched towards the building of the Verkhovnaya Rada where they are going to hold a meeting, which has resulted in the traffic in the Grushevsky street blocked.
Kiev. On Tuesday morning supporters of the nationalist party “Svoboda” blocked traffic in the Grushevsky street, one of the central streets of Kiev, but now the traffic is restored there.
On Saturday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Syria sent a protest note to the UN concerning the blow by the Air Forces of the International Coalition anchored by the USA against the asset of the Syrian army in Deyr-ez-Zore.
Regional elections in France are called a rehearsal for the parliamentary and presidential races. According to the exit polls, Marine Le Pen’s “National Front” demanding the most stringent measures against migrants and the independent foreign policy has scored 30% of the vote, having left behind the parties of the former and current presidents - Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande.
Ukraine will be forced to take an "adequate decision" in case Russia imposes a ban on imports of Ukrainian foods - Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko.
"If Russia imposes sanctions, regrettably, we will be obliged to take an adequate decision," he said. He did not say however what kind of decision it might be.