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    Poroshenko holds phone conversation with Trump
    Nov16

    Poroshenko holds phone conversation with Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump, according to Poroshenko`s press service. The president of Ukraine congratulated the U.S. president-elect on winning the presidential election and emphasized readiness to work with Trump`s administration and to further...

    Arch being slid into place over damaged Chornobyl reactor. It is the world’s largest movable structure (Video)
    Nov16

    Arch being slid into place over damaged Chornobyl reactor. It is the world’s largest movable structure (Video)

    Ukraine`s Ecology Ministry has shared footage showing how a new structure – an arch more than 350 feet high and 500 feet long – is being slid into place over damaged Chornobyl reactor No. 4. The structure, which is estimated at EUR 1.5 billion, weighs 36,000 tonnes, it`s the largest of this kind in the world. The arch is designed to create a...

    We should place as much faith to Putin’s words as to any statements made by a former KGB agent – McCain
    Nov15

    We should place as much faith to Putin’s words as to any statements made by a former KGB agent – McCain

    U.S. Senator John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today on U.S.-Russia relations: “Vladimir Putin has rejoined Bashar Assad in his barbaric war against the Syrian people with the resumption of large-scale Russian air and missile strikes in Idlib and Homs. Another brutal assault on the city...

    Trump, Putin and grudging reformers tip Ukraine closer to Russia – Bloomberg
    Nov15

    Trump, Putin and grudging reformers tip Ukraine closer to Russia – Bloomberg

    In Ukraine, ever on the fault line between Russian power and western influence, the prospect of losing Uncle Sam`s protection under a new U.S. president is bad enough. The more immediate loss may be ”Uncle Joe,” according to Bloomberg. ”U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has been essential to cajoling the government in Kyiv to keep up with the...

    International team to study exhumed Smolensk victims
    Nov15

    International team to study exhumed Smolensk victims

    A team of international experts will study the exhumed remains of victims of the 2010 Smolensk presidential plane crash, starting with those of President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria, according to Radio Poland. The bodies of the First Couple, who were among 96 people who died in the 2010 plane crash in western Russia, were the first to be...

    International Criminal Court in the Hague designates Crimea annexation by Russia as international armed conflict
    Nov15

    International Criminal Court in the Hague designates Crimea annexation by Russia as international armed conflict

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague has concluded that the situation within the territory of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol amounts to an international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. See also: Russian aggression against Ukraine, international law and global security: 25 key theses ”The information...

    U.S. introduced sanctions against 6 Members of Russian Parliament in relation to Crimea occupation
    Nov15

    U.S. introduced sanctions against 6 Members of Russian Parliament in relation to Crimea occupation

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury`s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Monday designated six individuals who represent Crimea and Sevastopol in the Russian State Duma (Parliament) and introduced sanctions against them in relation to Russia`s occupation of Crimea. Specifically, OFAC designated Dmitry Belik, Andrey Kozenko, Konstantin...

    EU Representative for Foreign Affairs Mogherini warns against ”black and white” representations of EU-Russia relations
    Nov15

    EU Representative for Foreign Affairs Mogherini warns against ”black and white” representations of EU-Russia relations

    European Union`s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini at the end of the informal dinner of the EU foreign minister in Brussels November 14 said that the EU engagement with Russia was ”constructive” and at the same time ”selective”. ”You know, the European Union has a very principled position on the...

    Trump, Putin hold phone talks
    Nov14

    Trump, Putin hold phone talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump, according to TASS citing the Kremlin`s press service. Both Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are reported to have spoken in favor of increasing joint efforts to normalize the Russian-U.S. relations, TASS reported. The Russian president stressed...

    Extreme snowfalls in Ukraine: 400 vehicles stranded, 30 trains behind schedule
    Nov14

    Extreme snowfalls in Ukraine: 400 vehicles stranded, 30 trains behind schedule

    Heavy snowfalls across Ukraine have left about 350-400 vehicles stranded in Ternopil, Khmelnytsky, and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, while about 30 trains are behind their schedule, according to recent reports. It started to snow heavily on Sunday evening, it snowed overnight and snow depths vary from 5 to 20 cm, the operator of Ukrainian roads,...

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