Kremlin promises to announce the date of the meeting between Putin and Trump

The Kremlin would report on the meeting of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin as soon as they are ready, as stated by the Press Secretary to the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the words of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, that the two leaders would meet in the near future after Trump's advisor John Bolton’s trip to Moscow, TASS reports.

"We'll let you know as soon as we are ready," Peskov said.

In an interview with SNBC TV, Pompeo said that Trump …


Poroshenko praises Ukraine-made military radar stations

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko spoke on Twitter about the radar stations that were made at the Iskra Scientific and Production center.

According to him, Iskra is the jewel of the defense industry of Ukraine that plays an important role in the defense capacity of the State. The President said that this type of radar station has “higher characteristics” than those offered in foreign markets. Poroshenko noted that on June 22, on Friday, he handed certificates for these radar stations to …


Sentsov refuses to ask Putin for pardon

Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, who has been sentence to 20 years in prison in Russia, refuses to write a petition for a pardon, stated his lawyer, Dmitry Dinze, reports Interfax.

"Oleg is against a pardon. he will not write anything to the [Russian] President," Dinze said. According to the lawyer, Sentsov's condition remains unchanged.

"He says he basically lays down, because he started having problems with his kidneys and heart. He had a crisis on the 26th day of the hunger strike. He was …


Kremlin: 11 Russian aircraft and helicopters returned from Syria

11 Russian military planes and helicopters returned from Syria last week, arriving at their permanent bases in Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry reported as quoted by to RIA Novosti.

“Eleven aircraft have returned to their permanent bases in the Russian Federation from Syria over the past week,” the Ministry informed.

According to the Defense Ministry, the Russian warplanes flew to their base while the army aviation helicopters were carried by military-transport aircraft. Additionally, the …


Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania visits the boundary line in the Donbas

On Saturday, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius visited a local school and one of the transit checkpoints in the frontier town of Stanytsia Luhanska.

On his Twitter, he shared his impressions from the visit. "I am at the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint on the line of contact. The only operating checkpoint in the region: a violation of the Minsk Agreements. People are standing in line for 4 hours in the heat. It’s inhumane and unacceptable,” the Lithuanian diplomat wrote.

The Head of …