Russia offers passports to east Ukraine, president-elect decries ‘aggressor state’

By |april 25th, 2019|Donbas, Donetsk and Lugansk regions, Eastern Ukraine crisis, News, Russia, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday (24 April) simplifying the procedure for obtaining a Russian passport for residents of separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, prompting calls from Kyiv for more international sanctions.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia offers passports to east Ukraine, president-elect decries ‘aggressor state’

Dutch may take Russia to court over MH17

By |december 21st, 2018|Australia, Eastern Ukraine crisis, MH17, Netherlands, News, Russia, Ukraine|

The Netherlands is considering dragging Russia to an international court over the downing of flight MH17 after talks over responsibility ground to an impasse, the Dutch foreign minister said Thursday (20 December).

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Kerch Strait attack testifies that Kremlin’s aggression has no limits

By |december 5th, 2018|Azov Sea, Black Sea, Crimea annexation, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Kerch Strait, Nato, News, OSCE, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine|

The leniency of the West encouraged Russia to take its aggression against Ukraine to a new level, writes Mykola Tochytskyi, who puts forward several recommendations.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kerch Strait attack testifies that Kremlin’s aggression has no limits

Chizhov: The Ukraine conflict is not in Russia’s interest

By |november 30th, 2018|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, Donbas, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Federica Mogherini, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Nato, News, Normandy format, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine elections, Vladimir Putin|

In an exclusive interview, the long-serving Russian ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov provided insight on his country’s position on the Azov Sea situation, which led to the cancelling of a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Argentina.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Chizhov: The Ukraine conflict is not in Russia’s interest

Putin defends seizure of Ukrainian ships, Poroshenko invites NATO in Azov Sea

By |november 29th, 2018|arms race, Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Federica Mogherini, Nato, News, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

President Vladimir Putin insisted on Wednesday (28 November) that Russian forces were in the right to seize three Ukrainian ships last weekend, while his Ukrainian colleague Petro Poroshenko invited NATO ships in the Azov Sea.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Putin defends seizure of Ukrainian ships, Poroshenko invites NATO in Azov Sea

Trump may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

By |november 28th, 2018|António Guterres, Azov Sea, Donald Trump, Eastern Ukraine crisis, G20, Karin Kneissl, News, Petro Poroshenko, Sanctions, Ukraine elections, United Nations, Vladimir Putin|

US President Donald Trump has said he may cancel a long-awaited summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after a confrontation at sea between Russia and Ukraine led Kyiv to warn of the threat of "full-scale war".

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Trump may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

Yatsenyuk: Azov Sea tensions reveal lack of cooperation between Ukraine and NATO

By |november 28th, 2018|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, cyber security, Donald Trump, Eastern Ukraine crisis, hybrid war, Nato, News, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine elections, Vladimir Putin, Yulia Tymoshenko|

In a long-ranging interview, the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk discussed the Azov Sea tensions and the upcoming elections in Ukraine. He reveals that he will probably run next time, giving a chance to Petro Poroshenko to be...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Yatsenyuk: Azov Sea tensions reveal lack of cooperation between Ukraine and NATO

US join EU in condemning ‘sham’ Donbas elections

By |november 13th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Crimea annexation, Donetsk and Lugansk regions, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Emmanuel Macron, Federica Mogherini, Minsk agreement, News, Russia, Ukraine|

The United States on Monday (12 November) dismissed leadership elections in separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine as a "sham" one day after voters cast their ballots.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US join EU in condemning ‘sham’ Donbas elections

OSCE surprised by Russian intelligence penetrating its Ukraine mission

By |julij 19th, 2018|Eastern Ukraine crisis, espionnage, News, OSCE, Russia, Ukraine|

The OSCE mission monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine said yesterday (18 July) claims that Russia's security agency had received inside information about its activities came as a major blow.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za OSCE surprised by Russian intelligence penetrating its Ukraine mission

Commission’s approach to tackling online disinformation is an empty box

By |junij 20th, 2018|East Stratcom Task Force, Eastern Ukraine crisis, fake news, Federica Mogherini, High Level Group on Fake news, Mariya Gabriel, News, Russian propaganda|

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel are keeping their eyes wide shut to the Russian disinformation threat, writes Jakub Janda.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission’s approach to tackling online disinformation is an empty box