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No regrets: Vladimir Putin says he did the 'right thing' in annexing Crimea

Apr 27, 2015

No regrets: Vladimir Putin says he did the 'right thing' in annexing Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an interview to mark 15 years in power, said he has no regrets over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea as it overturned "a historical injustice." #World #Russia #TheySaidIt #Vladimir Putin #Crimean Peninsula #Crimea
No one will defeat Russia militarily: Putin in state of the nation speech

Dec 04, 2014

No one will defeat Russia militarily: Putin in state of the nation speech

Putin once again expressed his displeasure over the toppling of Ukrainian Presidential Viktor Yanukovych but offered no insight into what Russia's next actions in eastern Ukraine could be. #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Russia #Germany #Nato #Nuclear energy #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #nuclear power plant #Donetsk #Jens Stoltenberg #Crimean Peninsula #Crimea #2014 Crimean crisis #Ukrainian rebels #Arseny Yatseniuk #Petro Pioroshenko
Accident near nuclear plant sparked power crisis, Ukraine's PM reveals

Dec 03, 2014

Accident near nuclear plant sparked power crisis, Ukraine's PM reveals

News agency Interfax Ukraine said the problem had occurred at bloc No 3 - a 1,000-megawatt reactor - and the resulting lack of output had worsened the power crisis in the country. #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Russia #Germany #Nato #Nuclear energy #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #nuclear power plant #Donetsk #Jens Stoltenberg #Crimean Peninsula #Crimea #2014 Crimean crisis #Ukrainian rebels #Arseny Yatseniuk #Petro Pioroshenko
Ukraine Pro-Russian crowd storms police HQ in Odessa

May 05, 2014

Ukraine Pro-Russian crowd storms police HQ in Odessa

Outrage over the deaths of pro-Russian activists in riots in Odessa triggered new violence on Sunday in the Black Sea port, where a mob of protesters stormed police headquarters and freed dozens of their jailed allies. #World #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Crimean Peninsula #Arseniy Yatsenyuk #Odessa
Ukraine asks for UN peacekeepers amid fears Russia may veto demand

Apr 14, 2014

Ukraine asks for UN peacekeepers amid fears Russia may veto demand

The request comes from a government that has proved powerless to reign in separatists in the Russian-speaking east of the country, where insurgents have been occupying government offices in cities for the past week. #World #Obama #United Nations #United Nations Security Council #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #US-Russia #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government #Diplomatic Relations
Ukraine's pro-Russia separatists allow 56 hostages to leave

Apr 09, 2014

Ukraine's pro-Russia separatists allow 56 hostages to leave

The security service said negotiations with the separatists were continuing and that parliament deputies had been able to enter and leave the building unhindered. #World #NewsTracker #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government #Crimea referendum
UK asks EU to prepare more sanctions options against Russia

Apr 04, 2014

UK asks EU to prepare more sanctions options against Russia

He blamed the crisis in Ukraine on the government's lack of respect for the citizens' rights and interests of different Ukrainian regions. #World #NewsTracker #European Union #US-Russia #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #John Kerry #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government
Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Apr 03, 2014

Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Earlier, a spokesman for the general prosecutor said 12 members of the disbanded 'Berkut' force had been detained on suspicion of shooting peaceful participants in the protests. #World #NewsTracker #US-Russia #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government