April 24, 2014 22:07
Russia's actions completely cross Geneva agreements on Ukraine - Turchynov
KYIV. April 24 (Interfax) - Russia's actions have crossed completely the agreements reached in Geneva on April 17, Verkhovna Rada Chairman, acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov said during a meeting with U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Forces Head Carl Levin on Thursday.
Turchynov notes that Russia's stance is a challenge to not just Ukraine but entire civilized world, the presidential press office said. "We will resist these actions and will defend our people… Hundred thousands Ukrainians are ready to defend their country," he said.
The U.S. people support actions of the Ukrainian authorities aimed at unity and territorial integrity of the country, Levin said. A solution will be found to resist aggressive plans of Russia, he said.
Turchynov said earlier on Thursday he urged Russia to withdraw troops from the border in response to the statement of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu that due to the situation escalation in southeastern Ukraine drills of the Southern and Western Military Districts' battalion tactic groups has begun.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
March 24, 2018
Russia, Poland to triple pass-through capacity on border during 2018 World Cup
Progress supply ship to conduct experiments for 1 month before sinking into ocean
Independent communication system to be created in Russian segment of ISS by end of this year
Booster from U.S. rocket launched in 1969 was likely torn to 3 pieces in space
Prisons are no longer hotbeds of TB - FSIN
Ilyushin Il-96 planes for carrying Russia's top officials to be equipped with domestic navigation systems
Tajik border guards kill Afghan drug courier in shootout
Rosaviatsiya reports problems with maintaining air worthiness of foreign planes in Russia
Questions about legislation observance arise to WhatsApp, Facebook - Nikiforov
Poroshenko regularly raised issue of Savchenko release when she was in Russia - Peskov
Unfavorable int'l situation promoted voter turnout in recent election in Russia - Peskov
Russian Defense Ministry: 4,979 militants, their family members leave Syria's Harasta in past 48 hours
Situation in Syria stabilizes - Russian military