French giants Auchan, Peugeot face prosecution in Ukraine over work in CrimeaBusiness & Economy April 28, 6:13
White House boasts it ‘isolated Russia’ at UNWorld April 28, 6:07
St Petersburg’s landmark cathedral to get patriarchal statusSociety & Culture April 28, 3:07
Russians to be proud of its F1 racer Daniil Kvyat - Toro Rosso principalSport April 28, 3:02
Moscow holds first night rehearsal of Victory Day ParadeMilitary & Defense April 28, 1:18
Russia’s Kvyat expects full-house attendance at 2017 F1 Russia GP in SochiSport April 28, 1:14
Only OPCW investigation can bring up truth on Khan Sheykhun chemical attack — MoscowWorld April 27, 23:37
Kvyat to race at home F1 GP in Sochi with new helmet design depicting him riding torpedoSport April 27, 21:43
Maria Sharapova gets into quarterfinal of tournament in StuttgartSport April 27, 21:16
MOSCOW, May 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Grigory Karasin, Russian State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister, has stressed the need to immediately stop military operations in the south-east of Ukraine during a meeting with head of the EU mission in Russia Vygaudas Usackas, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on Tuesday.
The ministry said Karasin “noted the importance of a more active, not contemplative position of the OSCE monitoring mission in accordance with the Geneva principles of April 17 and roadmap of the organization to deescalate the situation in Ukraine,” the ministry said.
It noted that during the conversation “the sides discussed various aspects of the current internal political crisis in Ukraine in the context of the country’s presidential election that was held on May 25.”
“The sides expressed mutual hope that the May 25 presidential election would initiate a new, more constructive period in the internal political life of the Ukrainian state,” the ministry said.