Ukrainian President vows "strong response" to assassination attempt of his aide
Vladimir Zelensky noted that he didn't know yet what kind of forces could be behind the incident
Discussing Crimea's return to Ukraine at UNGA is useless — Russian ambassador
Russia's ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzya remarked that the Ukrainian diplomacy currently had no issues for discussion other than Crimea and Donbass
Baltic states’ treatment of Russians reminiscent of true apartheid, says Russian official
Nikolai Patrushev also recalled that "in Ukraine the authorities have been passing discriminatory laws against the Russian language and against indigenous people, while the US and Europe prefer to either turn a blind eye towards this or condone this"
‘Veiled colonialism’: Russian official blasts Zelensky's deals made during US visit
"The achieved agreements will benefit US businesses exclusively, which have been allowed once again to uncompetitively rake in profits from Ukrainian projects," Secretary of Russia's Security Council Nikolay Patrushev pointed out
Ukrainian Security Service opens criminal case into State Duma elections in Crimea
According to the press service, the case was launched on charges of high treason
Arranging Normandy Four summit in foreseeable future seems problematic — source
According to the Russian source, European partners and Ukraine only seek "to hold a Normandy Four summit, no matter what is discussed there and what agreements are reached"
Russia does not rule out Kiev may quit Minsk Accords to impede settlement — diplomat
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko warned that Ukraine's military buildup and massive support from the West by no means contributed to a peace settlement of the conflict in the east of the country
There are no occupied territories in Ukraine, Russian mission to UN says
Gennady Kuzmin said that "the eastern part of Ukraine does not want to live under the reign of nationalists that seized power after the 2014 coup. So the headline of the point, invented in Kiev, does not reflect the real situation in this country"
‘Pitiable progress’: Kremlin backs Merkel’s assessment of Donbass peace talks
Commenting on how this situation could be changed, Dmitry Peskov noted that, perhaps, "one could influence Kiev, urging it to implement the Minsk agreements"