Latvian security police searched the homes of two leaders of a pro-Russian language party on Thursday, seizing computers and documents from one of them, mixnews.lv news website said.
The European Union is to adopt and publish Wednesday a new list of individuals close to Russia’s president inner circle and entities to be subject to sanctions over their "role" in taking decisions on Crimea and Ukraine, an EU source said.
Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin on Monday said the Ukrainian military is still active inside the 40km area around the MH17 crash site, in violation of UN Security Council Resolution 2166.
A new “reset” in relations between Russia and the United States is unlikely as bilateral cooperation has been practically frozen and Washington has gone ‘rather far’ in anti-Russian rhetoric and sanctions, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday.
Pro-Kiev forces are employing heavy weaponry against independence supporters in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, a report released by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, said Monday.