A Kiev court has extended the detention of two Russian servicemen captured in eastern Ukraine in May, ruling that they will remain in jail for at least two more months. The deal supplements a broad agreement signed in February aimed at ending the conflict between the Western-aligned Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in the east.
Rebel negotiators said the heads of the self-proclaimed “people’s republics” of separatist Lugansk and Donetsk would sign the pact when they receive it later Wednesday.
“Ukrainian territories occupied by Russian Federation in the Crimea and Donbas region constitute approximately 44,000 square kilometers (16,989 square miles)”.
President Poroshenko told world leaders during the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) summit on Sunday in New York that Ukraine’s bitter experience reveals that peace and freedom are principal conditions for achieving the Post-2015 development agenda.
“It’s not really important to me, for everyone to be present without exception, especially those that do not find it interesting,” Putin said.
Breedlove said Russia already has A2/ADs in the Baltic Sea and Black Sea regions, depicting its Syria move as an expansion of Russian influence rather than a counter-IS scheme.
The presidents of Poland and Ukraine, Andrzej Duda and Petro Poroshenko condemned the possible election that that could be held by separatists in eastern Ukraine.
“Ukraine is committed to follow the letter and the spirit of the Minsk deal”, Poroshenko claimed during his speech.
In recent days, USA officials have kept public and private pressure on United States sanctions are dependent on Moscow’s actions in Ukraine.
President Obama touched on the subject in his UN remarks yesterday.
The OSCE will also monitor the withdrawal of the weapons, Sajdik said.
“We can’t stand by when the sovereignty and territorial integrity of a nation is flagrantly violated. However it will not settle for less”.
Savchenko claims she was kidnapped from Ukraine and brought to Russia.
What role the US might play in the conflict.
Johnson said the response to the Ebola crisis in her country, as well as in neighboring Sierra Leone and Guinea, which she called the “greatest modern threat to global public health” showed that the promise of the United Nations works we “find it within our humanity to respond even to unknown enemies to our collective progress” and she thanked Ban Ki-moon as well as other global organizations for mobilizing their response to fight Ebola.