UN Security Council blocks statement condemning attack on Russian embassy in DamascusWorld July 26, 4:27
Russia looks into its citizen’s removal from domestic US flightWorld July 26, 3:43
US House of Representatives passes bill to toughen sanctions on RussiaWorld July 26, 1:09
Diplomat blasts US media reports on Russia's alleged arms supplies to TalibanRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 21:39
Putin, Iraqi vice-president discuss possible supplies of T-90 tanksMilitary & Defense July 25, 21:18
Sports minister hopes for Russia’s membership reinstatement with IAAF before 2018Sport July 25, 20:47
The highlights of 2017 FINA World ChampionshipsSport July 25, 19:37
IAAF to hear report on Russia’s reinstatement ahead of 2017 Athletics World ChampionshipSport July 25, 19:25
EU Council to discuss Nord Stream 2 project in SeptemberBusiness & Economy July 25, 19:13
KIEV, September 18. /TASS/. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) decided to extend the mandate of the monitoring mission at the Russian-Ukrainian border until January 31, 2016, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry’s press service said on Friday.
"On September 17, 2015, the OSCE took a decision to extend the mandate of the monitoring mission at the Russian-Ukrainian border [Donetsk and Gukovo checkpoints] until January 31, 2016," the statement said.
The signers of the Minsk Protocol from September 5, 2014, agreed to "take all the obligations on providing permanent monitoring on Russia-Ukraine border and it’s verification from the OSCE."
The initial decision to deploy OSCE monitors at the Russian-Ukrainian border was taken on July 24, 2014. The mandate has been extended every three months ever since.