Eighty years since assembly of legendary Soviet monument at 1937 World’s Fair in ParisSociety & Culture May 25, 8:15
Putin receives message clarifying intentions of new South Korean presidentRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 25, 7:47
Forest fires raging on over 8,000 hectares in Russia’s Far East and SiberiaWorld May 25, 6:44
Ukraine’s Savchenko says wants to run for president in 2019World May 25, 3:38
Putin venerates St Nicholas's relics in Cathedral of the SaviorSociety & Culture May 24, 21:53
Putin points out Russia’s good relations with EgyptRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 21:30
Ukraine names conditions for Minsk accords' political part implementationWorld May 24, 20:44
Blaze-stricken Siberian areas expecting downpours that may quash firesSociety & Culture May 24, 19:45
Contact Group on Ukraine proposes more areas of disengagementWorld May 24, 19:39
KHARKOV, February 22, (ITAR-TASS) - A congress in Kharkov that represents one third of the Ukrainian population showed the interest in preserving a united state, State Duma Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Aleksei Pushkov told Itar-Tass.
Commenting on the results of the congress, Pushkov said, “The congress has gathered people, who seek to preserve Ukraine’s statehood. There is no separatism in it.”
Deputies of all levels of south-eastern regions of Ukraine, as well as of Crimea and Sevastopol, took part in the congress.
Among guests were Federation Council Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Mikhail Margelov, governors of Russian regions: Aleksei Gordeyev of Voronezh Region, Yevgeny Savchenko of Belgorod Region, Vassily Golubev of Rostov Region and Nikolai Denin of Bryansk Region.