Press review: Manchester terror attack's call to arms and US' push for Assad's ousterPress Review May 24, 13:00
Russian Navy to get seven advanced nuclear submarines by 2021Military & Defense May 24, 12:44
Defense Ministry reports on Russian army's 2016 picksMilitary & Defense May 24, 11:32
Defense minister vows causes of Tu-154 crash near Sochi will be disclosed soonWorld May 24, 11:20
Russia, US discuss Syrian conflict in round-the-clock mode — defense ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 11:01
Russia ready to help countries affected by terrorism in their probe — security chiefRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 10:39
Defense chief names strategically important regions for RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 10:29
Russian defense contractor develops domestic air traffic control systemMilitary & Defense May 24, 9:45
New radar system enters combat duty in Russia’s Far EastMilitary & Defense May 24, 9:24
MINSK, January 16. /TASS/. Today’s Minsk talks of the Contact Group on the Ukrainian settlement have been frustrated because of the situation around the Donetsk airport and the failure to agree on the agenda, a source close to the talks that were to be held on Friday in the Belarusian capital, told TASS.
“It looks like there will be a long and tense break in the talks,” the source said.
“Kiev simply did not come, although representatives of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe), DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic) and LPR (Luhansk People’s Republic) were in Minsk,” the source noted, adding that the sides in the long run had failed to agree the agenda. “Apart from that, the situation around the Donetsk airport obviously was a reason.”