Section: International

      Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media
      Nov24

      Putin says Ukraine`s detention of Russian servicemen is `perfidy` – media

      Russian President Vladimir Putin says the detention of two Russian servicemen, who previously served in Ukraine`s army, on the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and occupied Crimea was an act of ”perfidy” by the Kyiv authorities, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I believe this perfidy [detention of Russian military servicemen]...

      FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol
      Nov24

      FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol

      A former serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet HQ Leonid Parkhomenko was detained in the strategic port city of Sevastopol on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. FSB argues that man has allegedly been collecting intelligence on fleet operations on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported. ”November 22, the...

      Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe
      Nov24

      Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow attacked, Ukraine demands probe

      Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs demands an immediate investigation into an attack on the Ukrainian Culture Center in Moscow when, among other things, the Ukrainian national flag was burnt, insisting that all those who have committed the crime be held liable. ”The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is extremely disturbed by the fact of...

      Ukraine-EU summit starts today
      Nov24

      Ukraine-EU summit starts today

      On Thursday, November 24, Brussels will host talks between the leaders of Ukraine and the European Union in the framework of the Ukraine-EU summit. The summit`s agenda will include some 20 issues. The first issue listed on the agenda regards priorities in political and economic reforms, including the EU assistance. The second question to be...

      Justice Ministry explains large number of cases against Ukraine in European Court of Human Rights
      Nov24

      Justice Ministry explains large number of cases against Ukraine in European Court of Human Rights

      The Ministry of Justice has said that a large number of cases against Ukraine to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is the result of the imperfect national system of judiciary, said Deputy Minister of Justice Gia Getsadze, according to the ministry`s press service. ”Only by reforming the judiciary in Ukraine will we be able to ensure that...

      European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups
      Nov24

      European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups

      Propaganda pressure on the EU from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups is growing, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) warn in a resolution voted on Wednesday. The resolution was approved by 304 votes to 179, with 208 abstentions. Russian propaganda seeks to distort the truth, incite fear, provoke doubt and divide the EU. To counteract...

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting
      Nov24

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting

      A possible date of the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting to discuss the ”road map” for the implementation of the Minsk agreements is November 29, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We are discussing this date. Recently, I spoke with Frank...

      Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation
      Nov24

      Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation

      Former Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oleksandr Motsyk has been appointed to the political sub-group on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, a source in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine said, according to ZN.ua. Oleksandr Motsyk was the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States from 2010 to April 2015. He was...

      Ukraine offers Japan to launch direct flight Kyiv-Tokyo
      Nov24

      Ukraine offers Japan to launch direct flight Kyiv-Tokyo

      Ukraine has proposed to Japan to consider the possibility of signing an agreement on air communication between the countries, as well as to launch a direct flight Kyiv-Tokyo. According to the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, the relevant proposals were announced during a working visit to Japan by the governmental...

      Ukraine to modernize Pakistan`s armored vehicles
      Nov23

      Ukraine to modernize Pakistan`s armored vehicles

      Ukrainian defense industry will receive an order worth $600 million, according to the report by Ukraine`s Ministry of Defense. The state-owned Ukrspecexport, which is part of UkrOboronProm State Concern, being Ukraine`s major arms exporter, on Wednesday, November 23 signed a $600 million contract with Pakistan for technical servicing, maintenance...