: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Asia

    Battle erupts in eastern Ukraine, four Ukrainian soldiers killed – regional chief
    May19

    Battle erupts in eastern Ukraine, four Ukrainian soldiers killed – regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting erupted between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and four Ukrainian servicemen were killed, the regional administration chief said. …read more Source: The...

    “Undesirable’ foreign NGOs may be a no-go in Russia
    May19

    “Undesirable’ foreign NGOs may be a no-go in Russia

    MOSCOW – Russian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a controversial bill allowing authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed “undesirable” for the state, the latest step in a crackdown condemned by rights activists.Pro-Kremlin legislators overwhelmingly approved the legislation – which still has to be approved by the rubberstamp...

    Ukraine shows captured ‘Russian soldiers’ to media
    May19

    Ukraine shows captured ‘Russian soldiers’ to media

    Ukraine on Tuesday showed off two purported Russian soldiers it captured during a gun battle with separatist fighters in the industrial east of the war-wrecked state. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Learning from Uncle Sam – to Russia’s annoyance, US hones Ukrainian fighting skills
    May19

    Learning from Uncle Sam – to Russia’s annoyance, US hones Ukrainian fighting skills

    Tense Ukrainian soldiers with assault rifles creep stealthily around mock houses before bursting in to clear out gunmen, while others practise setting ambushes or infantry assaults, all under the watchful eyes of U.S. Army trainers. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kiev shows off captured ‘Russian soldiers’ to media
    May19

    Kiev shows off captured ‘Russian soldiers’ to media

    Kiev on Tuesday showed off two purported Russian soldiers it captured during a gun battle with separatist fighters in the industrial east of the war-wrecked state.The two wounded men were being treated in a Kiev military clinic. One of them shielded his face while speaking briefly to reporters from his hospital bed. The other man refused to...

    Learning from Uncle Sam – to Russia's annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills
    May19

    Learning from Uncle Sam – to Russia's annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills

    YAVORIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Tense Ukrainian soldiers with assault rifles creep stealthily around mock houses before bursting in to clear out gunmen, while others practise setting ambushes or infantry assaults, all under the watchful eyes of U.S. Army trainers. …read more Source: The...

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine
    May19

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday he had told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Russia must withdraw all troops and heavy weapons from Ukraine and end its support for separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov to meet NATO chief in Brussels on Ukraine
    May19

    Russia's Lavrov to meet NATO chief in Brussels on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will hold a short meeting in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, a NATO official said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, US have potential to be friends, Russia’s richest man says
    May19

    Russia, US have potential to be friends, Russia’s richest man says

    U.S., Russia exchange warmer words without narrowing differencesKerry heads to Russia for first Putin meeting in two yearsRussian hackers read Obama’s unclassified emails last year -NYTRussia’s Putin says ready to work with United StatesRussia blames U.S. for security crises and turmoil in Ukraine …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Top NATO, Russian officials to meet in Brussels
    May19

    Top NATO, Russian officials to meet in Brussels

    NATO officials say the alliance secretary-general will hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the first such contacts since they met in January.According to one NATO official, secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg and Lavrov will meet Tuesday in Brussels, and are expected to discuss NATO-Russia relations, including...

    Page 1418 of 2548

    Pin It on Pinterest