Russian historical epic Viking to be released in Italy, UKSociety & Culture March 30, 2:11
Putin visits ice cave during Arctic tourSociety & Culture March 30, 0:02
West’s reaction to Russian protests part of long-planned campaign - diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 23:56
Putin orders Defense Ministry and FSB to ensure protection of Russia’s interests in ArcticMilitary & Defense March 29, 21:46
Kiev aware of few chances to win in debt lawsuit case — envoyBusiness & Economy March 29, 20:52
Russian top diplomat dismisses claims about human rights violations in Crimea as liesRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 20:23
Moscow suspects Jabhat al-Nusra could be used to topple AssadRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:58
Lavrov reiterates there are no facts substantiating Iran’s links to terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:40
Russia to upgrade helicopter protection system based on Syrian experienceMilitary & Defense March 29, 19:00
The leader of the parliamentary faction Batkivshchyna (Fatherland), Sergei Sobolev, and Svoboda (Freedom) faction leader Oleh Tyahnybok initiated the bill.
The explanatory note to the document says “the bill will help mobilize Ukrainian society” in the fight “for restoration of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.”Tyahnybok told reporters on the sidelines of the Ukrainian parliament’s closed-door session that “Svoboda MPs have prepared parliament’s draft appeal to the Ukrainian president on the introduction of martial law in Donbas [Ukraine’s southeast region] that will be put to the vote at the next meeting.”
Acting deputy chief of the Ukrainian presidential administration Andrei Senchenko previously said martial law in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions was necessary.
“The current need to impose martial law on these two regions in obvious,” he said. According to him, such measures may contribute to success of the Ukrainian army’s operation in the east of the country against separatist militia.