Russia and Ukraine

Kherson switches to Moscow time

Kherson switches to Moscow time

The Kherson region switched to Moscow time, deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the region Kirill Stremousov informed. "We switched to Moscow time and now we live according to Moscow time. Moscow is the center of …

U.S. and Ukraine discuss danger of escalation

U.S. and Ukraine discuss danger of escalation

As the United States and its allies provide Ukraine with increasingly sophisticated arms, Washington has held discussions with Kyiv about the danger of escalation if it strikes deep inside Russia, U.S. and diplomatic officials tell Reuters. …

Free-floating naval mines reach shores of Romania and Turkey

Free-floating naval mines reach shores of Romania and Turkey

The International Maritime Organization has warned of the free-floating naval mines adrift in the Black Sea off Romania and Turkey as a result of the conflict in Ukraine and called for caution. "The [IMO] Secretariat has received …

Russia ready to resume talks with Ukraine

Russia ready to resume talks with Ukraine

The Russian side is ready to return to the negotiating table with Ukraine as soon as Kiev displays a constructive position and responds to Moscow’s proposals, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko told journalists on …

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that NATO expansion and the West's disregard for Russia's security considerations are the reasons for the current situation in Ukraine. "We think that the root of …

Ankara: it would do no good to push on Russia

Ankara: it would do no good to push on Russia

Turkey must maintain a delicate diplomatic balance following Russia's special operation in Ukraine, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in an interview. Kalin, who is also Erdogan's …

Kuleba: Kiev ready for talks with Moscow

Kuleba: Kiev ready for talks with Moscow

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba said Kiev is ready for talks with Russia but rejects Russian ultimatums, according to his interview published by the German newspaper Die Welt on Thursday. "We are ready for talks. However, …

Zakharova: contacts between Moscow and Kiev take place

Zakharova: contacts between Moscow and Kiev take place

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that contacts between Russia and Ukraine in the sphere of talks proceed. "Contacts [between Russia and Ukraine] are ongoing," she said on Radio Sputnik. …

Russian MFA says talks with Ukraine are stagnant

Russian MFA says talks with Ukraine are stagnant

Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine are stagnant, Alexey Zaitsev, deputy director of the information and press department at the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday. "Russian-Ukrainian talks are in a state of …

NATO could provoked Russia in Ukraine

NATO could provoked Russia in Ukraine

Pope Francis did not rule out that NATO's actions near the Russian borders could push Moscow to a special military operation in Ukraine. "Perhaps, the barking of NATO near Russia's borders led to the reaction of the …

Britain calls on to leave NATO

Britain calls on to leave NATO

Green Party co-leader Adrian Ramsay said that London should leave NATO after the end of Russia's special operation in Ukraine. "British withdrawal from NATO remains our long-term policy, because we would like more …

U.S. House allows confiscated foreign assets to aid Ukraine

U.S. House allows confiscated foreign assets to aid Ukraine

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow confiscated foreign assets to be used to support Ukraine. The legislation, dubbed the Asset Seizure for Ukraine Reconstruction Act, passed in a 417-8 …