• American USS Ross guided missile destroyer deployed to the Black Sea

    The USS Ross guided missile destroyer entered the Black Sea, passing the Bosporus under cover of darkness in support of the US allies, according to Yörük Işık’s Twitter blog, which tracks the movement of warships across the Bosporus.

    As reported on the website of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, on February 9, the USS Ross destroyer arrived in the Albanian port of Vlorë. RBC-Ukraine website says that the presence of the American warship in the Mediterranean Sea shows the US commitment in …

  • Merkel: Nord Stream 2 pipeline does not threaten EU energy security

    Germany regards the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as an economic project that does not threaten the European Union, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    "We are also for energy diversification. We also want Ukraine to continue to have transit gas traffic, but we believe Nord Stream poses no danger to diversification," Merkel said at a joint news conference after meeting with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

    The Polish Prime Minister objected to Merkel, stating " I do not agree…that …

  • Hungary accuses Ukraine of launching an ‘international campaign of lies’

    Hungarian Foreign Minister, Péter Szijjártó accused the Ukrainian authorities of launching an "international campaign of lies" regarding the new law on education.

    "Ukraine has launched an international campaign of lies against Hungary and against the Hungarians living in Transcarpathia," the website of the Hungarian government quotes Szijjártó as saying.

    Szijjártó rejected the accusations by Ukraine that representatives of the Hungarian minority refused to come to the meeting and agree on a …

  • NATO accuses Russia of violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

    At the Munich Security Conference, Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO, said that Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty [INF Treaty] and that is a nuclear threat.

    "Unfortunately, the nuclear threat is again on the agenda. And it would be irresponsible to ignore it. Key agreements in the field of nuclear safety are under threat, including the INF Treaty," the Secretary General said

    He said that the violation takes place in the development and testing of …

  • Saakashvili's lawyers file appeal with European Court of Human Rights over his expulsion from Ukraine

    The defense of Mikheil Saakashvili, former Georgian president and leader of the political party Rukh Novykh Syl (Movement of New Forces), filed an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding his expulsion from Ukraine, his lawyer, Ruslan Chernolutsky.

    "The documents have already been sent to the ECHR ... We will try to restore justice through European authoritative bodies," he said.

    According to Chernolutsky, Ukraine had no right to expel a person under investigation from …