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    Lithuanian President: Russia is rehearsing attacks on its neighbors

    The President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaite, speaking at the UN General Assembly, said that Zapad-2017 joint exercises of Russia and Belarus are part of the information war and a rehearsal for a Russian attack on neighboring countries. “Today, the attention of the world is drawn to North Korea and other regions, but the same methods of...

    Kremlin: Russia’s assistance to separatist republics in eastern Ukraine will continue

    Russia has promised to continue providing assistance to residents of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, as stated by Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian President. In response to information that Russia intends to abandon the humanitarian support of the Donbas in favor of the Crimea and Kaliningrad, Peskov said that...

    Russian Foreign Minister: US is ‘an uninvited guest’ in Syria

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, during a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, said that the United States is an uninvited guest in Syria, RIA Novosti reported. “We confirmed our position that, despite the recognition of the presence of the American coalition in Syria, it is still an uninvited guest,” Lavrov told...

    Russian Foreign Minister: US is ‘an uninvited guest’ in Syria

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, during a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, said that the United States is an uninvited guest in Syria, RIA Novosti reported. “We confirmed our position that, despite the recognition of the presence of the American coalition in Syria, it is still an uninvited guest,” Lavrov told...

    Future US ambassador to Russia: Relations with Russia is one of the major challenges for the US

    At the U.S. Senate hearings, which were held to review his appointment as new U.S. Ambassador to Russia, the former Governor of Utah, Republican Jon Huntsman Jr., who was nominated by the President of the United States Donald Trump, called the relations with Russia “among the most consequential and complex foreign policy challenges” the US faces....

    Putin wants to allow the sentencing of heads of companies who violate the fulfillment of state military orders

    The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin has submitted for consideration of the State Duma the bill that proposes 4 to 8 years of imprisonment for the heads of companies who have abused their power in implementing the state defense order (SDO). The corresponding document was published in the electronic database of the lower house...

    Ukrainian political analyst: In advance of Presidential elections, the Kremlin is diverting financial assistance from Donbas to Crimea

    The Ukrainian political scientist and leader of the United Coordination Center, Oleh Saakian, believes that the end of the of assistance to the separatist-held territories of the Donbas by Russia and the redirecting of this money to the annexed Crimea is a demonstrative step in the run-up to presidential elections. This allows the Kremlin to...

    Ukrainian activists planning mass demonstrations to demand broad political reform

    On September 20 at 14:15 at Independence Square in Kyiv, the preparation for an All-Ukrainian public action will begin in support of broad political reforms, including changes in electoral rules, lifting limitations on parliamentary immunity, and the creation of an anti-corruption court, as announced by the People’s Deputy from the Petro...

    Russia to ban its military from posting about their service on social networks

    The Russian Defense Ministry is preparing a bill which will prohibit military servicemen from providing details of their official service on social networks and online forums, as reported on the website of the Russian government. According to the report, it is proposed to impose similar restrictions for the military that are already in place for...

    Ukrainian political analyst: In advance of Presidential elections, the Kremlin is diverting financial assistance from Donbas to Crimea

    The Ukrainian political scientist and leader of the United Coordination Center, Oleh Saakian, believes that the end of the of assistance to the separatist-held territories of the Donbas by Russia and the redirecting of this money to the annexed Crimea is a demonstrative step in the run-up to presidential elections. This allows the Kremlin to...

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