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Ukraine's President Poroshenko: Tensions in Donbas Could Still Escalate

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated on Friday that an escalation in the tensions in Donbas is still likely, despite the Minsk settlement.

World » Ukraine | February 13, 2015, Friday // 21:42 | Viewed: 1024

Russian President Putin's Rating Hits New High

The approval rating for Russian President Vladimir Putin has hit a historic high point of 74% according to a recent research.

World » Russia | February 13, 2015, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 2785

Hungary Prepares to Talk About New Gas Deal with Russia

Hungary has no other option but to talk to Russia about ensuring its natural gas supplies following the cancellation of South Stream and Nabucco gas pipeline projects, Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Thursday.

World | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 20:55 | Viewed: 1305

US Give Cautious Welcome to Ukraine Ceasefire Deal

The US administration on Thursday welcomed with guarded optimism the latest Ukraine ceasefire agreement  and called for its “full and unambiguous implementation”.

World | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 787

EU Leaders Will Most Likely Discuss No Further Sanctions Against Russia

Following the earlier agreed ceasefire in Minsk, the extension of sanctions against Russia will most likely be dropped from the agenda of the informal meeting of the European Council on Thursday.

World » EU | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 17:00 | Viewed: 895

Pro-Russian Rebels Sign Roadmap for Implementation of Minsk Agreement

Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels have signed a roadmap for the implementation of the ceasefire drafted during the marathon 17-hour talks in Minsk, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko.

World | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1010

Ukraine Ceasefire Deal Finally Reached

Ceasefire is to be implemented in Eastern Ukraine allegedly in the next 48 hours.

World » Ukraine | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 09:43 | Viewed: 2411

Costa Concordia Captain Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Wednesday for his role in the 2012 shipwreck that killed 32 passengers and crewmembers close to the Tuscan island of Giglio.

World | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 07:47 | Viewed: 642

Leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine Gather to Talk Peace

Leaders of the so-called Normandy group - France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine – gathered in Minsk on Wednesday to try to strike a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 20:04 | Viewed: 929

Ukraine Sees New Surge in Violence on Eve of Minsk Peace Talks

More than twenty people were killed in eastern Ukraine at the eve of the peace talks that are scheduled to take place in Minsk on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 861

Tsipras Gets Green Light On Forming New Greek Government

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras won the confidence vote in Greek Parliament on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 07:45 | Viewed: 751

US Military Officers to Train 600 Ukrainian National Guards

The Us government is planning on providing military training for 600 Ukrainian guards in March.

World » Ukraine | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1244

Obama, Merkel Vow to Push for Diplomatic Solution to Ukraine Conflict

The United States and its European allies remain committed to finding a diplomatic solution to tensions with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, US President Barack Obama said on Monday.

World | February 9, 2015, Monday // 21:42 | Viewed: 988

US Move to Arm Ukraine Will Break Intl Accords, Russia’s UN Envoy Says

The United States would violate a number of international agreements if it started supplying weapons to the Ukrainian military at the request of the government in Kiev, Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin said on Monday.

World » Russia | February 9, 2015, Monday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1101

EU Delays Expansion of Russia Sanctions Ahead of Minsk Summit

European Union foreign ministers on Monday delayed the implementation of a new round of sanctions against Russia to give a chance to a fresh peace initiative led by France and Germany.

World » EU | February 9, 2015, Monday // 19:08 | Viewed: 985

Tsipras Reaffirms Anti-Austerity Policies

The newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, a member of the left-wing SYRIZA party, announced further measures to restore the country's stability on Sunday, in contradiction with the bailout plan outlined by EU partners.

World » Southeast Europe | February 9, 2015, Monday // 07:50 | Viewed: 962

Minsk to Host Peace Talks Over Ukraine

A further round of negotiations among the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France is set to take place in Minsk on Wednesday.

World | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1097

Russia Will Not Wage Wars - Russian President Putin

Vladimir Putin stated his position on sanctions against Russia, possible war and economic sovereignty on Saturday.

World » Russia | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1555

European Leaders Attempt ‘Last Chance’ for Peace in Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande proposed a new peace plan during their visits to Ukraine and Russia on Thursday and Friday.

World » Ukraine | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1038

Russia, Kazakhstan To Discuss Economic Relations

Currently, the bilateral negotiations between Russia and Kazakhstan have been held for a week. According to a source in the Russian agricultural ministry, there is no eminent cause for restrictions.

World » Russia | February 6, 2015, Friday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1189

Russia Seeks Diplomatic Solution To NATO Tensions

Russia's envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko called for a bilateral diplomatic discussion regarding the situation in Ukraine on Friday.

World | February 6, 2015, Friday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1371