Specific war between Russia and Ukraine, in which someone third wins
Gordon: The Gordon Show is on air. Today my guest is the famous Russian politician and historian Viktor Mironenko. - Today Ukraine is working on a process of decommunization. In my opinion, this is a very important point, allowing very many people to get rid of the stupidity in their heads. How do you feel about decommunization?
U.S. Treasury designates individuals, entities involved in ongoing conflict in Ukraine
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Tuesday reinforced existing sanctions on Russia by designating or identifying a range of individuals and entities involved in the ongoing conflict under four Executive orders (E.O.s) related to Russia and Ukraine.
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.
Ukraine, EU concerned over human rights situation in Crimea, Donbas
The European Union and Ukraine have expressed concern over a further deterioration in the human rights situation in the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula and the occupied areas in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to a joint press release following the EU-Ukraine Human Rights dialogue.
Ukraine to use Girkin's statements as evidence against Russia in ECHR
The European Court of Human Rights is considering several suits launched by Ukraine against the Russian Federation for Moscow’s actions in Crimea and Donbas.
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.
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.
Ukraine not to file new lawsuits with ECHR against Russia over events in Crimea, Donbas
The Ukrainian government will not be lodging more claims with the European Court of Human Rights against Russia regarding Moscow’s actions in Crimea and Donbas, instead choosing to submit additions to the ones already filed, that’s according to the governmental commissioner for the ECHR Ivan Lishchyna, an UNIAN correspondent reported from the official’s Kyiv press conference Thursday.
Ukrainian parliament refuses offer to cancel fine for wearing St.George’s ribbon
Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, denied the document offered by a group of MPs on Thursday, May 25. The lawmakers proposed to cancel the fine for wearing and public distribution of the St.George’s ribbon. 19 MPs voted for the bill; however, under the Constitution of Ukraine, no document can be approved by the Ukrainian Parliament unless there are 226 pro’s.
Russia is accountable for its actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, — Trump
US President Donald Trump discussed war in Donbas during the meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, according to the White House’s message.
FSB to hold large scale military drills in Crimea and offshore
FSB special forces are holding the drills to "prevent the terrorist attacks and the actions of the saboteurs" in the annexed Crimea, as well as in the sea. TASS reportes that citing the press-service of Russia's Federal Security Service.
Number of Russian troops increases in occupied Crimea, - Ukraine’s Border Guard Service
The number of Russian troops grew higher on the territory of the occupied Crimea. Viktor Nazarenko, the Head of the Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported that in his interview to Interfax-Ukraine.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister stated that Donbas and Crimea are most troubled grey zones in Europe
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin took part in the 127th meeting of Committee of Ministers of the European Council at the level of Heads of Foreign Ministries, which took place in Nicosia, Cyprus, on May 19. Klimkin announced during the meeting that Donbas and Crimea are the most troubled grey zones in Europe. This was reported by the press service of Ukrainian MFA.
President: I am confident in de-occupation of Crimea – the country-criminal will be forced to return stolen
President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that deportation of Crimean Tatars is a crime without a statute of limitations. Forcible eviction has become one of the most infamous and criminal special operations of the totalitarian communist regime of the Soviet Union, as stated by the President.
President conferred title of Hero of Ukraine to fallen Crimean Tatar Reshat Ametov
President Petro Poroshenko signed Decree “On Conferring Title of Hero of Ukraine” to Reshat Ametov who was killed by Russian invaders in Crimea.
Ukraine's defense minister: No plans to retake Donbas militarily – media
"We do not consider the use of force to address the problem of occupation in Donetsk and Luhansk. But every Ukrainian citizen will defend every inch of their land if Russia resorts to open aggression," Poltorak told Deutsche Welle in an interview in Berlin where he met his German counterpart Federal Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen.
Archeological research in Crimea without Ukrainian permission tantamount to violation of intl law – Culture ministry
Ukraine's Culture Ministry has said that conducting archeological work in temporarily occupied Crimea without official permission from Ukraine is a violation of international law.
President: Format of Crimean Tatar autonomy in Crimea must be offered by the Constitutional Commission
President Petro Poroshenko is confident that the Ukrainian authorities must have ensured the status of autonomy of Crimean Tatars long ago. He confirmed willingness to submit a series of constitutional amendments as regards the given issue for consideration by the Ukrainian Parliament.
President: Visa-free regime with the EU is a giant step towards Europe, towards assertion of human freedom and independence of our state
Visa-free regime with the EU provides Ukrainians with much more opportunities than just a simplified travel. It is an assertion of human freedom and independence of our state. It was stated by the President during his press conference.
President about the EU visa waiver: Today, Ukraine has completely registered its break up with Russia
President Petro Poroshenko reminded that Ukraine has been reaching the EU visa waiver for a long time and has fulfilled 144 items of the Plan. “Today, Ukraine has completely registered its break up with the Russian empire. We should perceive that in a philosophical way. It is a withdrawal from more than 300 hundred years of history that started with the Pereyaslav Council. Today, Ukraine returns home,” the Head of State noted in the interview to 1+1 TV channel.
Bulgarian ESC 2017 entrant did not violate law by his 2014 Crimea visit – border guards
The State Border Guard Service had no reason to refuse entry to Bulgarian singer Kristian Kostov since he had not violated the rules of crossing the Ukrainian border, the country's Border Guard Service spokesman Oleh Slobodian told UNIAN.
Russian-style offshore: Would sanctions bury the idea of tax paradise in Crimea
Russian edition "Kommersant" reported that MP Aleksey Chepa introduced to Russian State Duma a bill, which proposes to turn Crimea into offshore zone with simplified business environment for foreign investors.
Russian singer not allowed for Eurovision 2017 performs in occupied Crimea
Russian singer Julia Samoylova appeared in the concert dedicated to the Victory Day as TASS reports.
Turchynov on Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation: Today's war also becomes Patriotic for Ukraine
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has said that today, the whole world commemorates the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation when we recall those people, those tens of millions who fell victims to the Second World War.
Russian military secretly cross Ukraine’s border to burn and cover Ukrainian land with blood, — Poroshenko
Russian Federation failed to become peaceful country in 25 years; it resorts to military aggression like before. This was announced by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during the opening of photo exhibition "Fourth Generation" in the National Museum of the History of Ukraine, broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Ukrainian MP who offered leasing Crimea to Russia stripped of citizenship
Andriy Artemenko, the "back-door diplomat" who allegedly pitched a so-called plan to resolve the conflict with Russia onto the desk of Trump's national security adviser (at the time) Michael Flynn, has been deprived of Ukrainian citizenship by a presidential decree, according to the State Migration Service.
Ukraine MFA comments on Council of Europe's decision on Crimea
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has noted that the decision of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on the situation in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine) is a serious contribution of the Council of Europe to ensuring democratic security in Europe, according to a statement published on the ministry's website.
President conveyed modern means of military radio communication to the border guards: One of the key elements of internal security is security on the Ukrainian border
President Petro Poroshenko visited the Main Center for Communication, Automation and Data Protection of the State Border Service of Ukraine. The Head of State conveyed means of radio communication received within the projects of international technical assistance from the U.S. Government.
Jamala, winner of Eurovision 2016, gets married
Jamala, Ukrainian singer and the winner of Eurovision2016, got married today, on April 26. She wrote this on her Facebook page.