Militants launch shell on exhibition complex near Damascus - televisionWorld August 20, 15:27
Cardinal Parolin: Dialogue of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches to help them feel unitySociety & Culture August 20, 8:27
Polina Dibrova, mother of three, wins Mrs. Russia 2017 beauty pageantSociety & Culture August 20, 4:41
Russian emergencies ministry plane returns from firefighting mission in ArmeniaWorld August 20, 4:39
East Ukraine conflict claimed nearly 3,000 civilian lives — ICRCWorld August 20, 1:56
Renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky turns 80Society & Culture August 20, 0:48
One of seven injured in Surgut stabbing spree in critical condition — authoritiesSociety & Culture August 19, 23:51
Netanyahu expects to meet with Putin in Sochi on August 23 — Israeli premier’s officeRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 19, 22:47
Surgut attacker is identified as a local resident - investigationSociety & Culture August 19, 14:09
BRUSSELS, February 9. /TASS/. The European Commission (EC) hopes that a decisive breakthrough will be made at the talks on the situation in Ukraine on February 11 in Minsk, European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said on Monday.
The talks will be held in the Normandy format, bringing together Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
"A decisive breakthrough is possible on Wednesday. All parties understand that it is time to find a way out of the crisis," Hahn said. He stressed that "the humanitarian situation in Donbas is critical."
Hahn also noted that he held telephone consultations with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Monday.