PARNAS leader attacked during march in Nemtsov’s memorySociety & Culture February 26, 16:59
Donetsk water purification station recaptured from Ukrainian radicalsWorld February 26, 15:24
Russian skiers Ustyugov, Kryukov win team sprint at World ChampionshipsSport February 26, 15:23
Opposition activist Dadin sentenced for disorders at rallies leaves jailRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 26, 12:58
Aerospace Force chief says Russian army to get new combat jets and helicoptersMilitary & Defense February 26, 11:15
Mistura says Homs terror attacks attempt to derail Geneva talksWorld February 26, 5:49
Where to watch unique solar eclipse and spectacular ‘ring of fire’Science & Space February 26, 3:24
HNC expects Trump to correct Obama's mistakes in Syria - delegation headWorld February 26, 3:08
War on terror to dominate Geneva talks — Syrian UN envoyWorld February 25, 23:48
They spoke within a roundtable meeting devoted to the special operation in Ukraine’s southeast on Monday.
“Such decisions are taken by the UN Security Council,” president of the Russian Association for International Law Anatoly Kapustin said on Monday.
“We see the situation in the Security Council: Russia’s initiatives on the settlement in Ukraine are blocked by the Western states,” he said.
Discussions also focused on the detention of Russian journalists in Ukraine. “Journalists have a special status. They are protected by international law. Their detention is among such provocations as the attack on the Russian Embassy,” the head of Moscow Institute of International Relations’ Department of International Law, Alexei Moiseev said.
“The statements by acting Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia go beyond the bounds of decency,” he said.
“Many international conventions are violated. The Ukrainian authorities are not going to hold talks with militiamen,” Moiseev said.