Ukraine wants back only Crimea's territory without people
Ukraine wants Crimea back only as an unpopulated territory, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday, commenting on the pronouncements by Secretary of Ukraine’s …
Moscow court sentences in absentia Ukraine’s ex-defense minister to 6-year prison term
A military court of Moscow ruled on Friday to sentence in absentia former Defense Minister of Ukraine Anatoly Gritsenko to a six-year prison term after he was found guilty of calling for terrorist …
Putin hopes to work with Zelensky towards better Russian-Ukrainian ties
Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes for an agreement with Ukraine’s President Vladimir Zelensky on improving relations between the two countries.
"There’s always hope," Putin told TASS …
Russia is concerned about clashes in Donbass
Russia is deeply concerned about armed clashes near the line of engagement in the Donbass region, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters at a press briefing on …
Escalation in Donbass undermines Minsk Agreements
Escalation in Donbass undermines the Minsk Agreements on Ukraine and efforts at peaceful settlement of the conflict in the country, NATO Spokesperson Oana Lungescu said on Tuesday.
"This undermines …
NATO does not solve Ukraine’s problems, only makes them worse
NATO only exacerbates Ukraine’s problems and undermines efforts aimed at implementing the Minsk agreements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Monday after the Munich …
Putin has great respect for Ukrainian people
Russian President Vladimir Putin has great respect for the Ukrainian people, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday.
"President Putin has always had great respect for the …
Kiev, Donbass say they still have conflicting views on reconciliation process
A regular meeting of the Contact Group on settlement in eastern Ukraine, which coincided with the fifth anniversary of signing of the Minsk Agreements, confirmed that the sides still have directly …
Zelensky ready to meet with Putin if necessary
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky is ready to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin if this is necessary, but no talks on the issue are underway now, new Ukrainian Presidential Office Head …
Ukrainian president determined to end Donbass conflict
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky is sincerely determined to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine’s region of Donbass and is doing his best to achieve the goal, his aide Andrei Yermak …