Russia and India sign military cooperation roadmapMilitary & Defense June 23, 13:43
Lavrov: Western campaign against Russia accompanied by pressure on Russians living abroadRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 13:43
Russia, Turkey and Iran continue cooperation on de-escalation zones in SyriaWorld June 23, 13:40
Russian defense minister: India’s SCO accession opens up new prospects for cooperationMilitary & Defense June 23, 13:19
Russia and India to hold first combined forces drills in fallMilitary & Defense June 23, 13:14
Serbian president confident EU accession will not aggravate relations with RussiaWorld June 23, 13:14
Press review: Reinforcements from Asia possible in Syria and Russia mulls data leak woesPress Review June 23, 13:00
2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia is 'so far, so good' — Germany’s Emre CanSport June 23, 11:24
NHL says Olympic participation matter closedSport June 23, 11:12
KIEV, April 18. /ITAR-TASS/. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic in Ukraine’s east refuses to recognize the agreements on the Ukrainian settlement reached in Geneva on April 17, one of the republic’s leaders, Denis Pushilin, told a news conference in Donetsk on Friday.
Pushilin claimed the Kiev authorities were not observing these agreements. “They are not withdrawing troops from the Donetsk region, so we cannot speak about any concession in such conditions,” he said. Before speaking about any compromise solutions, in his words, Kiev “must vacate seized buildings, unarm illegal groups, such as the National Guards and the Right Sector, and release political prisoners.” “We will be ready for a dialogue only when Kiev does it,” he stressed.
The Geneva consultations involving representatives from Ukraine, the United States, the European Union and Russia yielded an agreement that illegal armed groups were to vacate buildings they had seized and surrender arms. Diplomats also agreed that people who did this would be granted amnesty.