Czech Gov’t has no support for President Zeman’s anti-Ukrainian position - Envoy
The official position of the Czech Republic is the position of the country’s government, which is interested in maintaining good relations with Ukraine, Czech Ambassador to Ukraine Radek Matula told Europeiska Pravda publication, commenting on anti-Ukrainian statements of Czech President Milos Zeman.
Russia is more dangerous than ISIS, - McCain
The terrorist groups such as ISIS present the constant threat and they will continue to attack. However, they do not have such military capabilities, technologies and strivings to support the intentions to rule the world as Russia does. The US Senator John McCain claimed this to The Arizona Republic.
'Happy to help, bro': Putin's image projected on Trump's hotel in New York
Trump SoHo New York, one of the Trump Organization's luxury hotels in lower Manhattan, appeared to be vandalized with a projection of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. This was reported by Business Insider.
Vladimir Putin doesn't understand the limits of Donald Trump's power – Time
There are still many in Russia who take pleasure in watching the White House consumed by infighting and stumbling from one setback to another, most recently the failure to push through health care reform and the rapid hiring and firing of foul-mouthed communications director Anthony Scaramucci, according to an American weekly news magazine Time.
Newsweek: Forget Jeff Bezos, Putin is world's richest man, Senate told
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made headlines this week when he was declared the richest person in the world with a net worth of $90 billion. But a U.S. financier told senators Thursday that he believed the title belonged to someone else, and it is not Bill Gates, according to Newsweek.
Kremlin on new US sanctions: nothing to add to the MFA statement
President of Russia Vladimir Putin approved the statement by Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, made in response to the new US sanctions. The Kremlin will not give additional comments, as Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary for the President of Russia, said, according to TASS.
U.S. sanctions against Russia are ‘low conduct’, - Putin
Russia might retaliate, responding to the recently approved U.S. sanctions; Russian president Vladimir Putin said that at a press conference after Russia-Finland talks held on Thursday.
Europe may see Russia-supported annexation in Balkans - media
At a recent closed think-tank meeting, a well-informed German official was asked what problem in Europe caused him the most worry. His answer came without hesitation: the Western Balkans, where a new crisis is brewing as Turkey and Russia stir the pot, Wall Street Journal reports.
Bloomberg: House passes new Russia sanctions that would curb Trump's power
The measure, which also would impose new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, passed the House Tuesday on a vote of 419-3, Bloomberg reported.
Putin’s dangerous new Ukraine doctrine - WSJ
Moscow has been intensifying its efforts to destabilize Ukraine. Mr. Putin has been reluctant to deploy large military forces, but fighting in Eastern Ukraine claims five or six lives a week, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Trump claims he, his administraition did more than any other US President
US President Donald Trump claims that he and his administration did more than any other US President, according to his interview for Reuters.
Trump made no concessions to Putin - media
Many courteous gestures were seen during the first meeting of U.S. and Russian leaders in Hamburg on the sidelines of the G20 summit, however everything suggests that Donald Trump has not in fact made any concessions to Vladimir Putin, which would have worried the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Jerzy Haszczyński wrote for Rzeczpospolita, according to zn.ua.
No deal at G20 summit. Putin to continue messing with world
Discussion of Russian aggression in Ukraine at the G20 summit in Hamburg was announced well in advance, both by the White House, the Elysee Palace, the office of the Federal Chancellor of Germany, and the Kremlin. After a long pause, the Russian-Ukrainian war was finally brought to the highest world level of discussion.
Trump, Putin agree on cease-fire in southwest Syria, US officials inform
US officials tell that during today’s meeting presidents of the US and Russia Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin reached agreement on cease-fire in southwest Syria, according to Associated Press.
Germany, France, Russia to discuss Ukraine issue at G20 summit
The leaders of France, Germany and Russia will discuss the issue of Ukraine within the G20 summit that starts on July 6 in Hamburg. The German Government claimed this as Associated Press reported.​
Trump, Putin to meet in Hamburg
U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are going to meet during the approaching summit of G20. The Associated Press reported that on Thursday.
OSCE reports almost 70 explosions in Donbas within one day
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported about almost 70 explosions in Donetsk and Luhansk regions within one day.
Bloomberg: Manafort discloses $17 mln in payments for Ukrainian work
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, received $17.1 million for his work with a Ukrainian political party, according to a registration document he filed with the U.S. government, according to Bloomberg.
Kremlin is ready for any format of negotiations between Putin and Trump
Kremlin announced readiness for any protocol negotiations format between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump. This was reported by Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, according to TASS. "Protocol aspects are of secondary importance in this case, since it will be the first time that the two presidents will have a chance to meet," he stated.
Fake video of "Russians fighting ISIS" in Syria prepared for Putin by his General Staff
The video that Russian President Vladimir Putin showed to American film director Oliver Stone in his latest documentary, The Putin Interviews, with a scene where allegedly Russian forces are attacking ISIS in Syria was prepared by one of the departments of the Main Operations Directorate of Russia's General Staff, according to the Russian news agency RBC referring to sources close to the Russian Defense Ministry and the Kremlin.
Residential areas of Ukraine's Maryinka in Donbas under attack again, woman wounded
Residential areas of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Maryinka in Donbas have again come under fire after Russia's hybrid military forces mounted an attack on Ukrainian army positions at about 11:00 local time on Thursday, June 22, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
U.S. broadens Russia sanctions as Ukraine president visits Trump – The Guardian
Washington has broadened its sanctions against Russian companies and officials, on the same day Donald Trump welcomed the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, to the White House, according to the Guardian.
Kremlin responds to U.S. statement on eastern Ukraine
Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov says Moscow regards a U.S. statement linking the lifting of sanctions on Russia to its withdrawal from eastern Ukraine as "inappropriate and incorrect," according to Reuters.
Donbas war update: 6 Ukraine soldiers wounded in almost 50 attacks on Sunday
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops 47 times in the past day, using proscribed 120mm weapons 10 times, as a result of which six Ukrainian soldiers have been wounded, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
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.
Russia about to send its 66th 'humanitarian' convoy to occupied Donbas
Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry has announced it will send its 66th "humanitarian" convoy to areas in Donbas that are not controlled by the Ukrainian government, according to a Russian-based UNIAN correspondent.
U.S. Senate may pass bill "to punish Russia"
The United States Senate may pass a bill "to punish Russia" for meddling into the U.S. presidential election, according to CBS News.
Putin believes U.S.-Russia war would leave no survivors
Russian President Vladimir Putin in his interview with Oliver Stone said that there would have been no survivors in case of an armed conflict between the U.S. and Russia.
Ukraine adequately reacts to Russia's snap combat readiness drills on borders
Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Andriy Lysenko has announced that Ukraine has stepped up the monitoring of its airspace and borders in response to a statement by Russia's Defense Ministry about snap checks of Russian troops' combat readiness near the Ukrainian borders and the transfer of Russian military units to the Russian-occupied Crimea.
Osmayev’s attacker allegedly "Kadyrov’s personal hitman" - media
The man who shot at Adam Osmayev, ex-commander of the Dzhohar Dudaev peacekeeping battalion, and his wife, ex-soldier of the “Kyiv” Regiment Amina Okuyeva, is reported to be a gangster from St. Petersburg, known as Artur Denisultanov-Kurmakaev, nicknamed "Dingo," who earlier murdered an ex-bodyguard of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, Espreso.TV reported.