Title for Episode VIII of world’s famous saga ‘Star Wars’ revealedSociety & Culture January 23, 21:19
Russia’s chief negotiator: Astana format gives hope for new level in negotiating processRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 23, 20:52
Astana talks focusing on mechanism of Syria ceasefire observance — oppositionWorld January 23, 20:23
Russia and Turkey hit Islamic State targets near al-Bab in Aleppo provinceWorld January 23, 20:06
Russia’s 4th Yasen-class submarine completes hydraulic testsMilitary & Defense January 23, 18:56
Arctic airport in search for investorsBusiness & Economy January 23, 18:50
Rosneft begins Arctic shelf’s seismological exploration from 2017Business & Economy January 23, 18:38
Tesla takes the lead in sales of electric cars in Russia in 2016Business & Economy January 23, 18:18
Politician says European-style reforms to degrade Ukraine’s economyWorld January 23, 18:16
“It is clear that the plan’s major task should be the end of the punitive operation and the launch of a dialogue between all regions of the country,” Naryshkin said on Thursday.
“Recently Petro Poroshenko has submitted a draft to the Verkhovna Rada for making amendments to the Constitution. Poroshenko says his amendments to the Constitution ‘is the priority part of the peace plan’,” Naryshkin said.
“The future of Poroshenko’s peace plan and the future of the country depend on the fate of the amendments,” he said.
“The problem of federalisation is being removed from the agenda. Certain experts say the so-called decentralisation of Ukraine has the same prospects as Poroshenko’s peace plan because a temporary truce was stopped by the Ukrainian president,” Naryshkin said.
Commenting on the discrimination of Russian-speaking people in Ukraine, he said, “This infringes upon the fundamental rights of millions of residents in Ukraine.”
Fierce military attacks of the pro-Kiev forces on the country’s south-eastern regions resumed after President Petro Poroshenko, who had been elected in late May and taken office on June 7, decided to end the 10-day ceasefire in the southeast on Monday. When the truce was in place, there were reports that it was repeatedly violated by Kiev.