The new Ukrainian entry ban for Russian males aged 16 to 60 runs counter to the idea of diplomatic compromise and the efforts undertaken during the Geneva talks, professor with the Lyndon State College told RIA Novosti.Add comments
Russian President Vladimir Putin held a live question-and-answer session on Thursday, answering 81 questions from the public, including 35 about the crisis in Ukraine and Russia's reunification with Crimea.
Russia’s largest bank Sberbank said Thursday it is considering retaining top legal aid to protect its interests in Ukraine, following a statement by prosecutors in the country that a criminal case had been opened against the bank.
NATO poses no credible threat to Russia, especially as many of the key members of the alliance have cut their military budgets, experts told RIA Novosti, commenting on statements by Russian President Vladimir Putin made Thursday.
The trust between Russia and the United States has been lost to a great degree, but the fault for this does not lay on Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a live Q&A session.
Russia and Ukraine have grounds for dialogue, Russian political scientists said after analyzing President Vladimir Putin’s comments during a live question and answer session with the public on Thursday.
Answering a question from Edward Snowden during an annual call-in show Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia neither conducts large-scale surveilance programs nor monitors telephone calls.
Moscow will not insist on its presence in various international organizations, and will not perform any demarches, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a live Q&A session with the public on Thursday.
Russia does not acknowledge the legitimacy of the new Ukrainian authorities, but continues to keep contacts, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a live Q&A session with the public on Thursday.