US Congress votes to make Magnitsky Act applicable to other statesWorld December 09, 8:18
Analysts assume Trump poised to improve ties with RussiaWorld December 09, 8:12
UN envoy on Syria suggests resumption of intra-Syrian talksWorld December 09, 6:42
US Senate prohibits defense cooperation with RussiaMilitary & Defense December 09, 4:55
Russia, Cuba sign defense cooperation program until 2020Military & Defense December 09, 3:26
Putin jokingly suggests Russia should develop teleportationScience & Space December 09, 2:07
Russian investigators conduct searches across Russia over doping casesSport December 09, 1:52
Source: Postponing OPEC, non-OPEC meeting still option for RussiaBusiness & Economy December 09, 0:35
Sports arbitration court strips Russian boxer of 2016 Olympic silverSport December 08, 22:48
Earlier on Tuesday, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry stated about the conclusion of agreement with Russia on the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Crimea in full and with weapons. The parties are expected to determine on the same day the mechanism and the procedure of implementing the agreement reached. Ukraine’s General Staff is completing the plan of military units’ redeployment.
According to parliament-appointed Acting Defense Minister of Ukraine Ihor Tenyukh, 18,800 Ukrainian servicemen were deployed in Crimea and Sevastopol, of which 11,900 of the Navy and 2,900 of Air Force. More than 6,500 servicemen and members of their families wish to continue the service in Ukraine’s army and be evacuated from Crimea.