The current geopolitical tensions in Ukraine could impact the construction of a safe confinement system at Chernobyl, Lisa Carmody, a spokesperson for the Ireland-based Chernobyl Children International, told RIA Novosti Wednesday.Add comments
Ukraine’s intentions to tap into shale gas resources as part of the effort to move away from Russian energy imports raises doubts, a senior energy analyst at Moscow’s Skolkovo School of Management told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
The US will dispatch about 150 paratroopers to Latvia in order to strengthen security in the country, as well as similar numbers to Poland, Lithuania and Estonia, the Latvian ambassador to NATO said Wednesday in an interview with the LTV channel.
New principles of Russia’s policy on culture should establish a single cultural space in the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with his cultural adviser Vladimir Tolstoy Wednesday.
A Proton-M rocket to be launched next week carrying two satellites has been loaded with propellant and will be rolled out to a launch pad on Thursday, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said Wednesday.
The UN should create a special entity for international cooperation on the legal issues of Internet control, Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media Nikolai Nikiforov said on Twitter Wednesday.
Russian human rights campaigners forecast a rise of xenophobia and anti-Semitic attitudes among Ukrainians amid the local government’s failure to resolve the crisis, the head of the Moscow Human Rights Bureau Alexander Brod said Wednesday.
The European Union is calling on the interim government in Kiev to refrain from violence that could further deteriorate the situation in protest-hit eastern regions, a spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Wednesday.
Ukrainian businessman Petro Poroshenko continues to lead the presidential race with his monthly rating rising by eight percent, according to a poll conducted by the Center for Social and Marketing Research Socis and Kiev’s International Institute of Sociology.
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond was expected to tell an audience in Carlisle on Wednesday that Scotland and England will remain “friends” should a majority of Scots back a “yes” vote in a referendum on Scottish independence scheduled for September 18.
Ukraine has already sent offers on the joint modernization and exploitation of its natural gas pipeline network to a number of American and European companies, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan told journalists Wednesday.
Additional sanctions against Russia will not help solve the crisis in Ukraine, and would escalate the conflict instead of easing tensions, Austria’s Chancellor Werner Faymann said Wednesday in an interview with Reuters.
Two starkly opposed organizations in Belfast have joined forces to support an online course developed by Belfast University’s Institute of Irish Studies on the role of public spaces in reflecting diverse political and cultural identities.
The arrival of another US warship to the Black Sea is nothing more than “an attempt to fan the flames” and “a display of insolence,” the chairman of the All-Russian Movement for Fleet Support Mikhail Nenashev told RIA Novosti Wednesday.