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Irina Galushko

Putin, Poroshenko shake hands as Minsk forum to discuss Ukrainian peace plan
Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko shook hands as talks between the Eurasian Customs Union, EU and Ukraine began in Minsk. The crisis in eastern Ukraine is likely to dominate the agenda, with Poroshenko calling on the forum to accept his peace plan.

26.08.2014 06:07

Journalist captured in E. Ukraine released, RT stringer remains in detention
A journalist released from the ANNA news agency, who was captured along with RT contributor Graham Phillips, told RT that they were abducted by the Ukrainian army and tortured and beaten. Phillips’ fate remains unknown.

24.07.2014 12:46

15 civilians killed and 53 injured in Lugansk shelling
At least 15 have been killed and 53 wounded as the city of Lugansk has come under shelling attack. The city’s center and civilian areas have been targeted leaving areas in ruins.

18.07.2014 11:04

Putin asks Upper House to repeal decision allowing use of military force in Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin has proposed that the upper house call off the March 1 resolution allowing the head of state to use the armed forces on the territory of Ukraine, said presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov.

24.06.2014 10:07

Ukrainian PM orders govt: ‘Prepare for Russian gas imports to stop’
Ukrainian Prime Minster Arseny Yatsenyuk has ordered Energy and Coal ministries, regional governments, and Naftogaz to get ready for Russian gas supplies to be cut starting Monday, the cabinet’s website said.

13.06.2014 14:24

Chernobyl memories faded? Kiev turns blind eye to disaster risk in nuclear deal with US
In order to alleviate energy dependence on Moscow, the coup-imposed government in Kiev has resurrected a contract with a US company to supply fuel to Ukraine’s nuclear power plants. Using US fuel rods was banned in 2012 due to dangerous incompatibility.

19.05.2014 04:50

Gunmen attempt to enter Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant
Ukrainian police stopped a group of armed men from entering Europe's largest nuclear power plant, located in southeastern Ukraine. In video footage allegedly showing the attempted break-in, the men say they are members of the Right Sector group.

17.05.2014 14:18

Kiev military unit shoots at Russian journalists after fight near Kramatorsk
Ukrainian armed forces have opened fire on journalists from Russia’s LifeNews working near the city of Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, where fighting broke out between self-defense forces and Kiev’s army.

13.05.2014 20:47

Kiev's army shoots at civilians, uses tanks, APCs in attack on Mariupol police HQ (VIDEO)
Kiev’s forces are using heavy weaponry and tanks in the eastern city of Mariupol to storm the local Interior Ministry building, where police have barricaded inside. After residents began flocking to the scene, Kiev fighters opened fire on civilians.

09.05.2014 09:29

Odessa police release 67 anti-govt activists after crowd surrounds police HQ
Sixty-seven anti-government activists detained by police in the south Ukrainian city of Odessa have been released after a crowd of locals blocked the Interior Ministry building. Those released reportedly included survivors from the deadly May-2 fire.

04.05.2014 13:49

‘Only widens gap’: Outrage as 20+ Russian journalists barred from entering Ukraine
Over 20 Russia journalists have been denied access to Ukraine in recent weeks on the grounds that they do not have sufficient funds to enter, according to Ukrainian authorities. The move has caused outrage from both the CPJ and Moscow.

12.04.2014 11:57

FSB foils activities of 304 foreign spies in 2013 - Putin
President Putin has highlighted the success of Russia's internal security service in counter-intelligence. Speaking at the FSB executive council he said that fighting extremism is the agency's top priority.

07.04.2014 11:02

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