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    Council of Europe publishes decision on Crimea
    May04

    Council of Europe publishes decision on Crimea

    The Council of Europe`s Committee of Ministers has passed a decision condemning the annexation of Crimea and demanding from Russia to respect human rights on the occupied peninsula. In their decision concerning the situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, referring to their previous decisions concerning Ukraine...

    Tillerson names condition for U.S. to engage with Russia on Ukraine issue
    May04

    Tillerson names condition for U.S. to engage with Russia on Ukraine issue

    The engagement between the United States and Russian Federation in relation to the Ukraine settlement is only possible after a certain level of trust is restored between the two nations, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during his address to the State Department`s staff. In a video released by C-Span, Tillerson is seen calling the...

    Moldova Court declares illegal stay of Russian troops in Transnistria; president Dodon critical of ruling
    May04

    Moldova Court declares illegal stay of Russian troops in Transnistria; president Dodon critical of ruling

    The Constitutional Court of Moldova on Tuesday, May 2, declared unconstitutional the presence of Russian military forces on the territory of the republic`s Transnistrian region, while Moldova President says such a decision will provoke various political speculations. The court stressed the country`s permanent neutrality status, while the...

    Ukraine reports 63 Russian attacks in Donbas, 1 soldier killed, 7 wounded in last day
    May03

    Ukraine reports 63 Russian attacks in Donbas, 1 soldier killed, 7 wounded in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 63 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and seven as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the enemy...

    Ecological disaster in Ukraine caused by Moscow`s invasion spreads into Russia – experts
    May03

    Ecological disaster in Ukraine caused by Moscow`s invasion spreads into Russia – experts

    Just as was the case with the Chornobyl accident 25 years ago last month, the environmental damage caused by Russia`s invasion of Ukraine is spreading far beyond the borders of that country into the Russian Federation, according to Russian and Ukrainian engineers, mining specialists and ecologists, Euromaidan Press reports. In an article in...

    Ukraine honors patriots who were killed by pro-Russian separatists in Odesa on May 2, 2014
    May03

    Ukraine honors patriots who were killed by pro-Russian separatists in Odesa on May 2, 2014

    About 100 people gathered at the intersection of Deribasivska and Preobrazhenskaya Streets in Odesa, where pro-Russian separatists shot Andriy Biriukov and Ihor Ivanov, who became the first victims of mass riots on May 2, 2014. The activists created a kind of memorial of flowers. They tied a lot of yellow and blue ribbons on the metal chain...

    West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst
    May02

    West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst

    Southeastern Europe is entering renewed crisis—and Moscow is fomenting more chaos at a dangerous time, John Schindler, who is a security expert and former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer, wrote in an op-ed for Observer, titled ”We Need to Putin-Proof the Balkans.” Montenegro parliament`s official approval of the...

    Ukraine reports 54 Russian shellings in Donbas in last day: 1 soldiers killed, 7 wounded
    May01

    Ukraine reports 54 Russian shellings in Donbas in last day: 1 soldiers killed, 7 wounded

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 54 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and seven as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy...

    Reasons IMF keeps funding Ukraine – Anders Aslund
    May01

    Reasons IMF keeps funding Ukraine – Anders Aslund

    Kyiv has been fulfilling the most important, though not all, obligations before the International Monetary Fund, Anders Aslund wrote in a column titled ”Why Does the IMF Keep Funding Ukraine?” published by Atlantic Council. When the International Monetary Fund`s board convened on April 3, it found that the Ukrainian government had fulfilled only...

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last 24 hours
    May01

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last 24 hours

    The situation remains tense in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation as the Russian-occupation forces continue armed provocations against the Ukrainian troops. Since the early hours of Sunday, the enemy opened fire 54 times on the Ukrainian strong points along the line of contact, according to the ATO press center. View map in full size On...

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