On Tuesday, July 1, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine established the Order of Heroes of Heavenly Hundred. "Heavenly Hundred" refers to those killed during mass protests in Kiev from December 2013 to February 2014. Medical volunteers of Maidan stated that more than 700 people were killed during the riots, although the official number is 106 people
A cameraman of Russia's First Channel was killed in southeastern Ukraine. Anatoly Klyan was lethally wounded in the stomach during a trip to a military unit in Donetsk. Anatoly Klyan had worked at the news department of the First Channel for more than 40 years. The journalist had been on hundreds of trips around the world, including hotspots
Tbilisi, Chisinau and Kiev signed the Association Agreement with the EU. Now the citizens of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine will consider themselves Europeans, but they will not be able to work in Europe. They will be destroying corruption under the supervision of corrupt officials and wait for new shocks to come in the belief that only Putin is to...
As so often is the case in foreign affairs, we will never know with precision what is happening in Iraq. The governments involved have reasons to disguise what they are doing, and a number of governments are indeed at work there. The press doesn't spend the resources needed to discover the facts, thus saving government considerable embarrassment
"Russian embassies in Ukrainian cities are attacked, President Poroshenko does not keep his promises on ceasefire provocations, the Ukrainian military arrange provocations on the border - all this forced us to reconsider the decision to pull back military units to places of their permanent deployment," an official said
The fisherman, held on charges of cannibalism, was sentenced to 3.5 years on probation. This is the outcome of the story of the mysterious disappearance of a company of friends in the taiga of Yakutia in the autumn of 2012. Four men went fishing that day: two residents of the Saratov region and two local residents
Pravda.Ru special correspondent in Syria Elena Gromova visited poll stations in Damascus, the suburbs of which still suffer from terrorist attacks. Many were driving vehicles in the streets, waving Syrian flags from the windows. Patriotic music was playing in the streets. A ballot paper is a colorful card with photos of all three candidates
Opponents of the President of Abkhazia gathered in Sukhum in front of government buildings demanding the President, Alexander Ankvab, should resign. Most aggressive opposition activists stormed the administration building. Russia withdrew itself from solving Abkhazian problems while trying to sit on two chairs. Is there another Maidan brewing?
The situation in Libya may lead to further escalation of violence. The country lives under dual power: the proponents of the "Muslim way" support recently appointed Prime Minister Ahmed Miitig, whereas the fighters of Gaddafi's former supporter, Khalifa Haftar, pronounced the government illegitimate and declared war on Islamists
The Russian authorities continue to insist on the need for a thorough investigation into the death of tens of people in the House of Trade Unions in Odessa. Ukrainian PM claims Russia wants to disrupt presidential vote. NATO's Rasmussen claims he does not see Russia pulling back its troops from the border with Ukraine
The West launched a PR campaign for its leaders in Africa. Michelle Obama, Carla Bruni, Angelina Jolie and their ilk demand the captured Nigerian girls should be released. Where were they when the West was killing Syrian children? Is it all a prelude to deploying American troops in the country that is the richest with hydrocarbons in Africa?
For 10 years the political right, with its allies abroad, has supported the transfer of Colombian paramilitaries for its violent plan against Venezuela. This is an act of intrusion, of sedition and terrorism against a constitutional, democratically elected Government. The west, once again, says one thing and does another.
Russia respects the will of the residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, the press service of the Kremlin said. Moscow set out a hope for a dialogue between representatives of Kiev, Donetsk and Luhansk. The Kremlin also pointed out the high turnout at the referendum, despite attempts to disrupt the vote.