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'Kiev junta turned to Berkut special forces out of fear of losing power'
The fact that, after dismantling the Berkut special forces, the new government in Kiev is trying to bring them back shows how desperate the government is, not having enough people to actually support them, journalist and broadcaster Neil Clark told RT.

23.04.2014 09:01

Lavrov: US should face responsibility for powers it installed in Kiev
​The Russian Foreign Minister says the US should take responsibility for those whom they put in power instead of issuing ultimatums to Moscow.

21.04.2014 08:45

On Nazis, Jews & Ukraine ‘de-escalation’
​There are many potentially worrying signs in the ‘de-escalation’ process in theory agreed by the US, Russia, EU and Ukraine this Thursday in Geneva.

18.04.2014 12:29

‘Ukraine today is new Balkans’
Ukraine is on the frontline of Russia v US superpower tensions, while a major naval base there makes it the bottom line underlying this confrontation, Richard Sakwa, professor of Russian and European politics at the University of Kent, told RT.

18.04.2014 12:03

‘Question of whether West really wants de-escalation of Ukraine crisis’
While the Geneva framework agreement seems to be an attempt to de-escalate tensions over Ukraine, it’s a question to what degree the US and the West are really genuine in this agreement, geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser told RT.

18.04.2014 09:48

Kiev: Military operation in Ukraine southeast to go on despite Geneva agreement
Despite calls for a peaceful dialogue in the document on Ukraine adopted in Geneva, the coup-imposed Ukrainian Foreign Minister said it will not affect the “anti-terrorist” operation in the East of the country and the troops will remain there.

17.04.2014 17:48

Lavrov: Russia, US, EU, Ukraine agree on de-escalation roadmap
Russia, the US, the EU and Ukraine have adopted a joint document on the de-escalation of the Ukraine crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, after talks in Geneva. It calls for all illegal armed groups to lay down arms and a wide amnesty.

17.04.2014 16:18

Putin: 'Nonsense - no Russian troops, special services in east Ukraine'
“This is nonsense, there are no Russian troops in the east of Ukraine,” Vladimir Putin said at an annual Q&A session, adding that the Kiev government should talk to the local residents to tackle the problem, not send in tanks to deal with it.

17.04.2014 07:34

Asia invests in infrastructure projects despite economic hurdles
While old Europe is sliding into a Cold War redux of self-destructive anti-Russian and pro-US attitudes, Asia is moving fast to consolidate and improve its business.

15.04.2014 11:59

Moscow not interested in destabilizing Ukraine - Lavrov
Moscow is not interested in destabilizing the political situation in Ukraine, says Russian FM Sergey Lavrov. If Kiev, along with EU and US claims about arresting some Russian agents, they have to bring the evidence, he adds.

14.04.2014 08:51

Kiev must stop war on Ukrainians – Russia’s envoy to UN
The international community must demand that those who are in power in Kiev stop war on their own citizens in south-eastern Ukraine, Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin told the UN Security Council.

13.04.2014 23:33

Moscow slams Kiev’s military op order as ‘criminal’, calls for UNSC meeting
Russia has called on the UNSC and OSCE to urgently consider the crisis in Ukraine, saying that the announcement made by the Kiev authorities on Sunday to mobilize military forces to put down protests in the south-east of the country is a ‘criminal order.’

13.04.2014 18:21

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