The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavel Klimkin, in an interview with Bild called on the European Union to impose sanctions against former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder. Basically, there is no need to look for logic where it does not exist, given that similar statements Mr. Klimkin has made abundantly.Read more
Clouds are piling up over the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Nadezhda Savchenko. She made quite a lot of public statements, accusing acting colleagues of involvement in murders during “Maidan”, the loss of Crimea, death of Ukrainians in pockets and, of course, cooperation with Russia.
#Commentary of Vladislav Berdichevsky on Ukraine’s intentions to denounce Treaty of Friendship with Russia
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has prepared several options for both suspension and denunciation of the Treaty of Friendship, cooperation and partnership with the Russian Federation. Currently, Ukraine believes that the CIS is a Soviet model that has exhausted itself.
#Commentary of Alexander Kostenko on ban of number of websites of DPR, LPR and Russia on Ukraine’s territory
The Kiev authorities replaced the concept of “freedom” with “supervision” and “dictatorship”. Guided by personal interest in politics, economy and other spheres of life of the state, the Ukrainian leadership is interested in preventing any manifestations of democracy, humanity, justice and independence.
#Commentary of Sergey Zavdoveyev on Poroshenko’s intention to sign decree on beginning of “Joint Forces Operation” in Donbass
The Representative of Legal Groundwork of the General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuri Bobrov declared readiness to conduct a so-called “Joint Forces Operation” in Donbass, stressing that the corresponding decree of the head of the Ukrainian state can be signed in the near future. Thus, Kiev irrevocably renounces the peaceful settlement of the conflict and a dialogue with the Republics.
#Commentary of Denis Pushilin on US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker’s statement on ‘liquidation’ of Republics
If Mr. Volker is really set on a peaceful resolution of the conflict, we would like him to concentrate his attention on his mentees in Ukraine, on systematic violations by Kiev on the obligations assumed in the framework of the Minsk agreements. This would bring a much greater result.
#Commentary of Marina Zheynova due to appeal of Naftogaz to Ukrainians to reduce gas consumption, or: We have gas in out flat, and you?
Gazprom decided not to supply gas to Naftogaz of Ukraine from March 1. The actions of Gazprom, in turn, were caused by the decision of the arbitration court in Stockholm of February 28.
#Commentary of Denis Pushilin on decision to introduce cease-fire regime in Donbass starting from March 5
In the context of the Contact Group’s work, the Donetsk People's Republic supported a decision to introduce a comprehensive, sustainable and indefinite cease-fire regime starting from March 5, 2018.
#Commentary of Vladimir Bidyovka on reasons for return of Donetsk People’s Republic’s inhabitants to their homes
Ukrainian media reported that in Ukraine the number of internally displaced persons has significantly decreased, that is, the settlers return home to the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. The numbers vary depending on the sources, but one thing is clear: this is a mass phenomenon.
#Commentary of Denis Pushilin on results of political settlement issues discussion of conflict in Donbass
The latest legislative initiatives of the Ukrainian political elite aimed at trying to justify their criminal decisions against the Donbass do not relieve Ukraine of the implementation of the Set of Measures to Implement the Minsk Agreements, supported by UN Security Council Resolution No. 2202 of February 17, 2015.