Russia wants frozen conflict in Donbas as in Transnistria but more frightful, - Kuchma
Russia wants to have one more frozen conflict in Donbas that will be more frightful than in Transnistria. Leonid Kuchma, the second president of Ukraine and the representative of Ukraine in the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk claimed this at the opening of the international forum. It was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.
Russian diplomat becomes chief of UN Counter-terrorism Office
Vladimir Voronkov, the representative of Russia of international organizations in Vienna became the head of the recently created Counter-terrorism Office of the United Nations. The UN news center reported this.
Russia obliged foreigners to check in during 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
Russia implemented the obligatory norm that provides the registration of the foreigners arriving on the territories of Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sochi from June 1 until July 12 during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The Directorate General for consular service of Ukraine reported this at Facebook.
Russian blogger banned entry to Ukraine for visits to Crimea, Donbas
Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) speciied that the ban on entry to Ukraine for Russian blogger Ilya Varlamov will be active till 2021. This was announced by the SBU in its answer to the inquiry of the Ukrainian Truth agency.
Putin about sanctions: If it was not Crimea issue, they would concoct something else
Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia claimed that if there was no Crimea issue then there would be other reasons for the sanctions against Russia. He claimed this answering the questions of the Russians during the live call-in show.
Two Russians from Navalny’s party requested political asylum in Ukraine
Two Russian opposition figures from the party of Alexei Navalny asked for political asylum in Ukraine during border control. This was reported by the press service of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
Kyiv Berkut's ex-chief spotted in Moscow dispersing rallies (Photo, video)
The notorious former chief of the Kyiv Berkut riot police unit, Colonel Serhiy Kusiuk, who is wanted since summer 2015 on suspicion of involvement in massacres of activists during the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine, has been spotted dispersing an anti-corruption rally in Moscow on Monday, June 12, according to the Ukrainian television news service TSN.
Navalny supporters holding anticorruption protests across Russia – media
Police in Russia's Far East have detained several people trying to demonstrate as part of nationwide anticorruption protests organized by opposition politician Aleksei Navalny and his supporters, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
Crimean ‘court’ to consider Umerov’s case today
The case of Ilmi Umerov, Crimean Tatar activist and one of the respected leaders of Crimean Tatars in Ukraine, will be considered today, June 7, during the court session in the occupied Simferopol, Crimea.
Russia blocks part of contribution in PACE
Russia blocked the contribution to the Council of Europe by one third this year. This sum amounts to 11 million of Euros. Vyacheslav Volodin, the Chairman of the State Duma reported this to the journalists, according to TASS.
Reason revealed why Ukrainian cruise liner heading for Rostov
Ukraine's General Vatutin river-sea-type cruise liner, which Dumskaya newspaper said unexpectedly diverted from its alleged route and headed toward Russia's Rostov, had earlier arrived in the Moldovan port of Giurgiulesti where it was sold, CEO of Chervona Ruta cruise travel operator Yuriy Sokolov told the newspaper in a telephone comment.
Russia, Belarus to create single migration space
Russia and Belarus prepared a plan on creating a single migration space, reports TASS.