• Moldovan President-elect calls for withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria

    Moldovan President-elect Maia Sandu said that Russian troops should be withdrawn from Transnistria. She said this at a press conference.

    "There are two parts of Russian troops in the Transdniestrian region. There is a task force, which is located in Moldova without any official documents. There has never been an agreement on the presence of these troops. Moldova has never agreed to allow this group of troops in our country. And these troops should be withdrawn, as well as the weapons and …

  • Stoltenberg: NATO must strengthen its presence in the Black Sea region

    NATO should continue to strengthen its positions in the Black Sea region in light of the "growing Russian military presence in the annexed Crimea", said by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a press conference in Brussels, ahead of the NATO Foreign Ministers' Council, which will be held on December 1-2 over video link.

    "We see that Russia is increasing its military presence (in the Black Sea region), and especially in Crimea. This is the reason why we should continue to increase our …

  • Moscow outraged at Paris over leak of Putin's conversation with Macron

    The Russian leadership is outraged over another leak to the French media of details of confidential conversation between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron, reports Kommersant newspaper, citing a diplomatic source in Moscow. The interlocutor of the newspaper stressed that the essence of the negotiations between the two leaders was distorted by the media. According to him, Moscow demanded an explanation from Paris, but the source did not specify in what form the explanation was …

  • Several hundred people detained in Belarus during Sunday protests

    Mass protests against the regime of the self-proclaimed President Alexander Lukashenko continue in Belarus.

    A protest called the "March of Neighbors" was held in Minsk this Sunday. Instead of holding mass gatherings in the city center and marches through the central streets of the city, the protesters decided to gather in small groups in some areas of the capital of Belarus.

    At the same time, when the security forces approached, the protesters dispersed, but after some time gathered again in …

  • Moldovan President confirms intention to achieve withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria

    Moldovan President-elect Maia Sandu intends to seek the withdrawal of the Russian Task Force from Transnistria, reports RBC Ukraine. Sandu stressed that Moldovan government had the same opinion, and its position is nothing new.

    "This is the official position of the Republic of Moldova, which has not changed, and I will continue to promote it. This armed force must be withdrawn, and the munitions must be removed. It is very important to restore the territorial integrity and independence of the …