• Georgian Prime Minister met with security forces due to situation in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Due to the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, met with the head of the Foreign Ministry, security ministers, heads of the relevant bodies and committee chairpersons of Georgia, Ekho Kavkaza reported.

    According to the press service of the Georgian Prime Minister, representatives of the security forces provided Kvirikashvili with all necessary information regarding the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, as reported by Georgia Online.

    “Georg …

  • Sargsyan: Nagorno-Karabakh could escalate into a full-scale war

    At a meeting with ambassadors of OSCE member states, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said that the aggravation of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh could escalate into full-scale war, Rosbalt reported.

    "A further escalation of hostilities may have unpredictable and irreversible consequences, up to a full-scale war," the Armenian President said.

    According to Sargsyan, Armenia favors the cessation of hostilities and the return of all troops to the positions they held prior to April 1st, 2016. …

  • Poroshenko expects that Ukraine will get a new Prime Minister on April 12th

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko expects that Ukraine will get a new Prime Minister on the 12th of April. Poroshenko reported this in his interview with Ukrainian TV Channels that was shown on the evening of 3rd of April.

    “The country has to get a new Prime Minister, new Coalition and new Government’s activity program, which guarantees certain stabilization—stability of the Coalition and the Government in the first parliamentary week of work,” the President of Ukraine noted.

    “I want …

  • Ukraine to purchase Uranium from Australia

    President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine intends to purchase uranium from Australia. He said this in an interview with Ukrainian TV channels on the evening of April 3.

    "The corresponding agreement was signed with Australia in the framework of the Nuclear Security Summit, which will help to diversify the supply of nuclear fuel. We will now have not only Kazakh and Russian fuel but also Australian," Poroshenko said.

    The President also noted the strengthening of nuclear safety of Ukraine.

    " …

  • Canadian PM: Partial restoration of contact with Russia will not affect our relationship with Ukraine

    Canada continues to support Ukraine in the issue of Russia's illegal territorial expansion

    Canada is going to partially resume contacts with Russia, but will continue to support Ukraine on the issue of illegal territorial expansion pursued by Russia. This was stated by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, during the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, the Voice of America reported.

    "Canada has a lot of support for Ukraine. Our position is clear and unwavering: We oppose the …

  • Report: $2 billion in offshore accounts linked to Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle has developed a network of secret offshore companies that possess at least $2 billion in funds that were withdrawn from Russia as stated in the Panama Papers investigation, published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ) on Sunday, April 3rd. The organization includes, among others, three German media outlets; Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper, NDR TV-channel and the magazine Stern.

    According to the journalists’ …

  • Over 20 tons of Polish apples destroyed in Tula region of Russia

    According to Russian authorities, on the federal highway between Moscow and Crimea, 1,450 boxes of apples weighing over 20 tons were found during an inspection of a vehicle coming from Belarus to Voronezh. “During the visual inspection of the regulated products, marked ‘Country of Origin – Poland’ was found,” the statement read.

    Products that are not permitted for entry into the Russian Federation were confiscated at the Tula training site.  

    Destruction of contraband is in accordance with …

  • Rally held in Odessa to protest new regional Prosecutor General

    On Sunday, near the Duke de Richelieu monument, several hundred citizens of Odessa held a protest against the appointment of the Prosecutor General of the Odessa Region (GPO), Nikolai Stoyanov, as reported by a correspondent from Interfax Ukraine.

    After the meeting, participants marched to the GPO’s building where they continued to protest.

    Participants promised to block the Prosecutor’s Office so that Sroyanov could not access his workplace.

    As reported on Friday, activists from various pro- …

  • Poroshenko signs decree dismissing Shokin as Ukrainian Prosecutor General

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree approving the resignation of Viktor Shokin from the position of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine. He discussed this during an interview with Ukrainian TV channels."I would like to emphasize that after the vote last Tuesday, we received the documents from the Verkhovna Rada, and the decree on Viktor Shokin’s resignation from the post of Prosecutor General was signed," the President said."The necessary consultations concerning a new candidate …

  • Two Turkish warships arrived in Odessa

    Yesterday, two Turkish warships, the TCG "Salihreis" and the TCG "Bartin", arrived in Odessa as part of the program of international cooperation between Ukraine and Turkey. According to the Ukrainian Naval Forces, the Turkish ships will stay in the port of Odessa for two days."The two-day business visit of the Turkish ships is part of the developed plan of the international cooperation of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and the Armed Forces in 2016,” the Ukrainian Naval Forces stated.The …