Showing posts with label Kremlin. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kremlin. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Putin proposes cancelling resolution on using Russian armed forces in Ukraine - Kremlin

Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, has asked the Federation Council, the upper chamber of parliament, to repeal a March 1 resolution, which allows him to use Armed Forces on Ukrainian territory, should the need arise, reported Interfax, citing the presidential press secretary, Dmitry Peskov.

"On Tuesday, before leaving for Vienna on an official visit, Putin forwarded a letter to the Federation Council, addressed to the upper chamber's Speaker, Valentina Matviyenko, asking the Federation Council to repeal its March 1, 2014 resolution No. 48-FZ "On the use of the Armed Forces of Russia on the territory of Ukraine", Peskov said.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Putin orders Border Service to tighten Russian-Ukrainian border security - Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian State Border Service to take appropriate steps to tighten control on the Russian-Ukrainian border to curb illegal crossings. ITAR-TASS reports that this information comes from the Russian president’s press-service.

Recently, the Russian authorities have registered a growing number of Ukrainian citizens wishing to enter Russian territory. For example, on Friday 6 June, Russian children’s rights ombudsman Pavel Astakhov reported that over 12,000 people had arrived in the Rostov Region from Ukraine. On 5 June, he said that over 8,000 Ukrainian citizens crossed the border on Russia in 24 hours.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Moscow hails Ukraine for suspending talks on forming an association with the EU - Kremlin


Moscow hails Ukraine’s willingness to improve and promote trade and economic collaboration with Russia, Dmitry Peskov, the presidential press secretary told reporters Thursday.
“The Russian President has laid out our position quite clearly and it stipulates our readiness for trilateral negotiations from the point of view of working out and perfecting the modality of our trade and economic cooperation,” Peskov said.


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