Russia and Ukraine

Zelensky ready for dialogue with Putin

Zelensky ready for dialogue with Putin

Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky is ready for a direct dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Berlin Andriy Melnyk said in an interview with Handelsblatt. According to the diplomat, Zelensky …

Zelensky believes Russia able to tough out sanctions

Zelensky believes Russia able to tough out sanctions

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that the United States should not delay the introduction of new sanctions against Russia. "I support imposing sanctions now," the Ukrainian leader told Washington …

Biden believes Putin doesn't want war

Biden believes Putin doesn't want war

U.S. President Joe Biden, who has had talks directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said it's his guess that Putin "will move in." "I think he still does not want any full-blown war," Biden said during a …

NATO chief voices support for Ukraine amid 'Russia threat'

NATO chief voices support for Ukraine amid 'Russia threat'

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg voiced support Wednesday for Ukraine in a telephone call with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky. “Spoke to President Zelensky to express NATO’s strong support to #Ukraine in face …

Kremlin welcomes Erdogan's proposal on Ukraine talks

Kremlin welcomes Erdogan's proposal on Ukraine talks

If Turkey could encourage Kiev to implement the Minsk deal, Moscow would welcome this development, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday commenting on the proposal of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to hold talks between the …

Erdogan offers Putin and Zelensky to hold talks in Turkey

Erdogan offers Putin and Zelensky to hold talks in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited Russian and Ukrainian Presidents Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Zelensky to Turkey ‘to settle disagreements’ between the two countries, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said …

EU extends anti-Russia sanctions until July 31 2022

EU extends anti-Russia sanctions until July 31 2022

The European Union extended economic sanctions against Russia for another six months. “The Council (of the European Union) decided to prolong the restrictive measures currently targeting specific economic sectors of the Russian …

U.S. preparing sanctions against Putin - report

U.S. preparing sanctions against Putin - report

U.S. senior Democratic senators will today unveil a new package of sanctions to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin if Moscow engages in hostilities against Ukraine, reads the legislation, obtained by The Washington Post in advance of its …

Ukrainian security forces armed vehicles spotted in Donbass

Ukrainian security forces armed vehicles spotted in Donbass

The people's militia of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic claims that Ukrainian security forces have deployed armoured vehicles near the Kyiv-controlled village of Novotoshkovskoye along the contact line in Donbas. …

Ukraine closes its rivers to Russia

Ukraine closes its rivers to Russia

From today, Russian vessels cannot sail on the Ukrainian rivers. The corresponding law was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on December 3, 2020. According to the law, vessels flying the Russian flag are not allowed to transport passengers …