Churkin: it is premature to talk about the support of Russia plan Poroshenko

Чуркин: преждевременно говорить о поддержке Россией плана Порошенко

About the reaction of Moscow to plan Petro Poroshenko told journalists in new York, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin.

“It is premature to speak about Russia’s support for the peace plan Poroshenko. Based on how you plan on security Council outlined the permanent representative of Ukraine, told about a ten-kilometer buffer zone on the Russian-Ukrainian border, about a corridor through which people who want to leave Ukraine will be able to get into Russia; about Continue reading

For senators introduced a residency requirement

Для сенаторов ввели ценз оседлости

The state Duma adopted in the second and third readings of the law, clarifying the conditions for the nomination of candidates for members of the Federation Council, associated with the residency requirement. Appropriate changes to the current law “On the procedure for forming the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation”.

According to “Interfax”, the changes provide that a candidate for empowerment Council member Federation must stay in the territory of the Continue reading

President of the Czech Republic against sanctions and visas with Russia

Президент Чехии против санкций и виз с Россией

The President of the Czech Republic miloš Zeman opposes sanctions and any other isolation of Russia. He told this in an interview to ITAR-TASS.

“I don’t see any reason why you need to isolate the Russian Federation from the European Union, why talk about sanctions, blockade, embargo.. Isolation yet in neither case did not lead us to success, but led only to the fact that there was no understanding, no mutual trust. And it’s bad,” he said.

In addition, the head of the Czech Republic voted Continue reading

Poroshenko told Putin on how to deal with the South-East

Порошенко поведал Путину, как будет разбираться с юго-востоком

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko discussed on the phone the situation in the South-East of Ukraine.

The Russian head of state expressed a number of comments focus on the immediate cessation of military operations Kiev to Lugansk and Donetsk regions, reported today by the press service of the Kremlin. Poroshenko, in turn, briefed Putin on the main provisions of his plan for resolving the situation.

“The Russian President expressed hope that the Continue reading

Sands: Moscow will respond to sanctions Australia

Песков: Москва ответит на санкции Австралии

The Russian Federation will respond symmetrically to the sanctions imposed by Australia, reported the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. “The principle of reciprocity in these matters remains,” he said.

It is noteworthy that the fall in the Australian city of Brisbane is scheduled to meet leaders of the G20 countries, and in July to the business summit “twenty”, which usually involves representatives of Russian business, according to ITAR-TASS.

The Kremlin is convinced that the Continue reading

Sergey Lavrov will discuss the situation in the middle East during his trip to Saudi Arabia

Сергей Лавров обсудит ситуацию на Ближнем Востоке в ходе поездки в Саудовскую Аравию

Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov sent to Saudi Arabia, where he will participate in the discussion of the situation in Syria and Iraq. “Lavrov at the invitation of Minister of foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saud al-Faisal will arrive in Jeddah, where he will hold talks with representatives of the Saudi leadership”, – have informed in the press service of the foreign Ministry.

As it became known ITAR-TASS, in the course of upcoming contacts Continue reading

Had a telephone conversation between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine

Состоялся телефонный разговор президентов России и Украины

On Thursday, June 19, in the evening, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko. According to the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, along with discussion of current issues of Russian-Ukrainian relations, Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of a ceasefire in the conflict zones in the South-East of Ukraine with the aim of achieving sustainable settlement of the conflict.

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Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Ukraine with the leaders of France and Germany

Владимир Путин обсудил ситуацию на Украине с лидерами Франции и Германии

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to the press service of the Kremlin, this conversation was planned in advance.

During the conversation, the two leaders expressed serious concern about the ongoing military operation in South-Eastern Ukraine, ITAR-TASS reported. It was hoped that the assurances of the Kiev leadership’s intention to stop the violence and to start a national Continue reading

Yarema was the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, desica dismissed

Ярема стал генпрокурором Украины, Дещица уволен

The Verkhovna Rada voted for the dismissal of foreign Minister of Ukraine Andriy Desity after the scandal with obscene remarks by Russian President Vladimir Putin. For this decision voted 319 deputies. The new Minister of foreign Affairs, former Ambassador of Ukraine to Germany Pavlo Klimkin. Andrei Demizu Petro Poroshenko decided to send somewhere Ambassador.

Deputy foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, commenting on the incident, said that the Russian side is ready to work with him. The Continue reading

Churkin: the introduction of martial law in the East of Ukraine will increase violence

Чуркин: введение военного положения на востоке Украины приведет к росту насилия

Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin warned that the introduction of martial law in the East of Ukraine will lead to increased violence. “This is the wrong way,” said the diplomat, commenting on the appeal to the President of the country Petro Poroshenko, which prepares the Verkhovna Rada.

“This is a bad start to the presidency for Poroshenko – leads ITAR-TASS words Vitaly Churkin. – It is not what it Continue reading