August 19, 2014 09:24
Ukrainian flag raised over Ilovaysk - "Donbas" battalion
KYIV. Aug 19 (Interfax) - The "Donbas" and "Dnepr" battalions, as well as other forces of the army operation made another attempt on August 18 to gain control over the city of Ilovaysk in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.
"Grad and Uragan [systems], as well as armored hardware were used against the Ukrainian servicemen. Groups of the "Donbas" battalion that entered the city from ten different directions managed to access the city center, where the blue-and-yellow flag of the Ukrainian state is already flying," the "Donbas" battalion said on its Facebook account.
Fighting continued in some parts of Ilovyask last night. The Ukrainian army is not controlling the entire city.
"The "Donbas" battalion has not suffered any losses," it said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
February 28, 2015
Russia to offer UN HRC to adopt statement over V-Day 70th anniversary
Russia against disbanding or overhauling Conference on Disarmament - diplomat
Disarmament Conference should focus on space weapon ban - Russian Foreign Ministry
Restoration of railroad transit via Abkhaz not on agenda - Georgian ministry
Ex-deputy head of Ukraine's Party of Regions faction commits suicide
DPR plans to complete heavy arms withdraw on Sunday - Basurin
Foreign special services are behind Nemtsov's murder - Kadyrov
DPR is completing withdrawal of heavy arms from separation line
Senior Russian diplomat: Murder of Nemtsov is challenge to all Russians
Matviyenko: everything possible will be done to catch Nemtsov killers
BASURIN: DPR TO COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL OF HEAVY ARMS FROM SEPARATION LINE ON SATURDAY
Police vow to take adequate measures to ensure security of Nemtsov memorial march
Naryshkin sure Nemtsov killers will inevitably be punished
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has given an interview with Interfax, in which he summed up the results of this foreign policy year and spoke about the priorities of Russian diplomacy in 2015
Germany‘s E.ON is spinning its Russian business off to a "New Company" which will be transferred to the company‘s shareholders, with plans to list it in 2016. Apart from the Russia business, the new company will receive all of E.ON‘s conventional energy assets. E.ON itself will focus on renewable energy and innovation. Johannes Teyssen, E.ON‘s CEO, told Interfax in an interview of the logic behind the decision and its implications for the concern‘s Russian subsidiary OJSC E.ON Russia.
Australian Ambassador to Russia Paul Myler has given an interview to Interfax ahead of the G20 summit in Brisbane in which he speaks about the MH17 crash, the reasons for joining the West‘s sanctions against Russia and explained why Australia expects changes in Russia‘s food policy by March 2015.