Russia starts freight traffic around Ukraine’s territory
Russia started regular freight traffic to the South of the country through Voronezh and Rostov regions, around the territory of Ukraine, according to the press service of Russian Railways.
Poroshenko: Crimea turned into a territory of repressions
In his speech at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, broadcasted by 112.UA, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko emphasized that Crimea turned into a territory of repressions, where one could be imprisoned for a repost on social media.
Poroshenko shows proof of Russian military presence in Donbas during UN Security Council meeting
The Russia’s mantra that "we are not there" does not hold water (on Russian military presence in Donbas), according to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko’s address during the UN Security Council meeting, broadcasted by 112.UA Channel.
Russia’s offer to bring UN peacekeepers to Donbas is ‘mockery over Ukraine’, - ex-president
The Kremlin has been ‘mocking’ Ukraine and the rest of the world by offering to implement the UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas. Leonid Kuchma, the ex-president of Ukraine and this country’s official envoy in the Minsk talks group, said that in the commentary for the press during the Yalta European Strategy forum.
Crimean Prosecution to start criminal proceedings on occupant officials torturing Ukrainian citizen
Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has started criminal proceedings based on occupant officials torturing Crimean Tatar Renat Paralamov, according to their Facebook page.
Militants shell 25 times in Donbas, one Ukrainian soldier wounded
The intensity of shelling by the militants has somewhat decreased in Donetsk conflict zone over the past day. During this period, illegal armed groups shelled 25 times the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, as a result of which one Ukrainian serviceman was injured. This was reported by the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ in Facebook page.
West 2017 military drills start in Belarus
Week-long military exercises West-2017 with the participation of Belarusian and Russian troops starts today, on Thursday, September 14 in Belarus, BELTA informs.
Peacekeepers in Donbas: Risk of legal Russian military on Ukrainian territory
According to media reports, one of the components of the Donbas reintegration bill may be the introduction of international peacekeeping mission to the region. The question is not as simple as it seems at first glance.
Donbas crisis sore spot between U.S. and Russia – State Dep.
The U.S. Department of State has again spoken out for settling the conflict in Donbas with respect for the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Why Putin needs peacekeepers in Donbas?
Vladimir Putin decided that the issue of peacekeepers "would benefit the settlement of the conflict in the southeast of Ukraine." And he instructed the Russian Foreign Ministry to submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council for consideration.
President met with the delegation of the French Senate
President Petro Poroshenko met with the delegation of the French senators headed by Chairman of the French-Ukrainian Group of Friendship Herve Maurey.
Russia tests inter-continental ballistic missile
The Russian military successfully tested RS-24 Yars, the solid-fuel IBM. According to the press service of the Russian defense ministry, the rocket was fired from the Plesetsk space port, Arkhangelsk region.
Nord Stream promoted by KGB, Stasi’s former agents - journalist
Backstage gambits done by ex- KGB and Stasi agents and connections between politics and big business – according to investigative journalist Jens Hovsgaard, this is what circumstances around construction of Nord Stream looked like, Poalnd’s Biznes Alert reports.
Ukraine's SOEs not buying Russian coal – Groysman
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said Ukrainian state companies do not purchase coal produced in the Russian Federation.
More Ukrainian TV channels to start broadcasting in Crimea in 2018
Next year, 16 Ukrainian TV channels will be broadcasting in the Russian-occupied Crimea. The press service of the National Council for TV and Radio Broadcasting reported that in the statement released on Thursday.
Crimea is Ukraine, - Russian presidential candidate
Crimea is the illegally annexed territory of Ukraine, which was taken in breach of the international right and agreements signed and ratified by Russia. This is one of the key points in the election program of Grigoriy Yavlinski, the Russian presidential candidate, who represents Yabloko party (Russian for ‘Apple’, - 112 International).
Russian variant of UN peacekeepers deployment is unacceptable, - Kuchma
Deployment of the UN peacekeepers to Donbas at the suggestion of Russia is unacceptable for Ukraine. The representative of the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas in Minsk Leonid Kuchma claimed this at the briefing in Dnipro on September 8 as Interfax-Ukraine reported.
Moldovan troops set off for NATO drills in Ukraine despite president’s veto
A 57-strong contingent of the National Army of Moldova is participating in the NATO military exercise, Rapid Trident 2017, held at the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security in Ukraine’s Yavoriv Sept. 7-23, the Ministry of Defense of Moldova reported, according to Radio Svoboda.
Putin finds sanctions against DPRK to be meaningless, - Peskov
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin confirmed his attitude that the sanctions against DPRK are meaningless during the negotiations with the South Korean leader Moon Jae-in. The speaker of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov claimed this on September 6 as TASS reported.
Russia starts large-scale military drills in occupied Crimea
The large-scale military drills of the Russian missile and artillery troops began in the southern part of Russia, including the territories of occupied Crimea on September 5 as DW reported.
Putin threatens selling arms to terrorists, - Ukraine’s National Security Secretary
The Kremlin attempts to intimidate the international society by selling and supplying weaponry to the world’s terrorist organizations. Oleksandr Turchynov, the Secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, said that in his commentary on the recent statement by Russia’s president Putin who said the Kremlin could supply lethal arms to Ukraine.
Putin's statement direct blackmail to U.S., war threat to Kyiv – MP
MP Iryna Friz (BPP), head of subcommittee on security of government information systems of Rada's national security and defense committee, has said that the statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin on possible moves by "DPR" and "LPR" terrorists in case the United States supplies lethal aid to Ukraine is in fact a blackmail against the U.S. and a threat of war toward Ukraine.
OSCE spots buses with children from occupied Donbas on Russia-Ukraine border
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, which is based at the Russian Gukovo and Donetsk Border Crossing Points (BCPs), has recorded buses with children from the occupied territories of Donbas, which crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border.
President: Price for liquefied gas must be reduced
“The issue is made of two very important parts. The first one is social. A lot of drivers use vehicles on liquefied gas and a sharp rise in prices cannot be acceptable and cannot be left without a reaction of the authorities," Petro Poroshenko noted answering the question of journalists about a drastic increase in prices for the liquefied gas.
Odesa enterprise officials tried to buy Russian low-quality products
Ukraine’s Security Service officers cut out the purchase of Russian equipment by Odesa state public utility company for the amount of more than 665,000 dollars during the tendering. This was reported by regional SBU press service.
Russian actor Pashinin volunteered to Ukrainian army in Donbas
Russian actor Anatoly Pashinin volunteered to Ukrainian Army and now serves in the Donbas conflict area. This was reported by military journalist of TSN TV channel Andriy Tsaplienko on his Facebook page.
Putin held closed meeting with Medvedchuk in occupied Crimea
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during his visit to the occupied Crimea last week held closed talks with the leader of the Ukrainian Choice political party Viktor Medvedchuk. This is reported by RBC, referring to its own sources.
Russia provides additional information on downed MH17 at request of Netherlands
At the request of the Netherlands, Russia provided the International Investigation Group with data and guidelines on how to decipher the information on the MH17, which was shot down over Donbas, according to the website of the Dutch prosecutor's office.
Ukraine to sue Russia on agricultural products through WTO before the year’s end
Ukraine intends to file a fourth law suit against Russia to the WTO before the year’s end. Deputy Head of Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Natalia Mykolska said this at the economic forum in Kyiv, as Interfax reports.
Russia to invade Ukraine, only later – journalist
The Russian Federation will invade Ukraine, but not during the Russian-Belarusian joint military exercises "Zapad -2017" (West-2017), a Russian journalist, political emigrant Arkady Babchenko said in an interview with the Novoe Vremya weekly.
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