Все посты за september 2016

Dutch government rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks

Earlier this week, a team of international investigators presented findings showing that the missile launcher used to shoot down MH17 over Eastern Ukraine in 2014 came from Russia and was returned there afterward - despite Russian denials of involvement in the conflict

Videoconference on Donbas settlement cancelled due to militants’ refusal

The Trilateral Contact Group meeting in the videoconference format, with participation of representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic and Luhansk People's Republic, is not going to happen on September 30, as planned previously, due to the refusal of the Donetsk representative,

Jerusalem pays honors to former Israeli President Peres, Ukrainian President visits ceremony

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is taking part in the ceremony, according to the president's press service, UNIAN reports. Poroshenko expressed his condolences to the leadership of the State of Israel, relatives of the deceased and the People of Israel "over the big

OPEC agrees modest oil output curbs in first deal since 2008

"OPEC made an exceptional decision today ... After two and a half years, OPEC reached consensus to manage the market," said Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh, who had repeatedly clashed with Saudi Arabia during previous meetings, Reuters reports. He and other ministers

Kremlin spokesman says Russia not seen “any proof” in MH17 report

From the very beginning, Russia has supported the idea of an exhaustive investigation into the July 2014 disaster and wanted to be a full-time participant of the investigative team, Peskov said, according to TASS information agency. Kremlin spokesman expressed regret that Russia

Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor General on MH17 report: “It contains specific names”

"It was not us who voiced this. For objectivity, we said that it should be declared by the prosecutor from the Netherlands and by other member states to the Joint International Team so that no one accused Ukraine of dictating the result of the

No ceasefire in eastern Ukraine: Russian-separatist forces attack Ukrainian units 25 times

In particular, in the Lugansk area 9 violations of the ceasefire were recorded, according to the information released at the briefing by Lieutenant Colonel Ivan Aryef’yev, the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues, Joinfo.ua reports. The enemy made armed provocations with grenade

JIT reveals involvement of Russia, pro-Russian militants in MH17 crash

According to the investigation team composed of investigators and experts from five countries (Malaysia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Belgium and Australia), the launch site was located close to the village of Pervomaisky, the territory controlled by pro-Russian militants at the time of the

Israeli President Rivlin cuts short visit to Ukraine after Peres’ death

It said Rivlin would be returning early and would arrive in Israel during the day, Interfax-Ukraine reports. The office said Rivlin "expressed his deep sadness on the passing of Israel's former president and prime minister Shimon Peres." Peres "never ceased to work for

Shimon Peres, Israel’s last founding father, dies at 93

Peres was hospitalized following a stroke two weeks ago and his condition had improved before a sudden deterioration on Tuesday, doctors said. In announcing his passing, family members said that he did not suffer pain, and as a last act after death,