Today, on Christmas Eve (Western church) the peace talks on the Ukraine conflict continue for the first time in three months. Representatives of Ukraine, the separatists and Russia are continuing negotations on a peaceful solution of the bloody conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Core items of the peace talks are reported to be around the exchange … Continue reading Ukraine: New peace talks today
Russian president Vladimir Putin’s recent visit in India seemed like a success with new political and economic deals between Russia and India closed or planned. But some voices criticize Putin and state that he does not know how to use Indian friendship. Novorossiya News received a message from Hem Raj Jain from India who is … Continue reading Putin’s mistakes in India
As economic crisis in Russia deepens with the Russian rubel in free fall, the United States and the European Union both announced to impose further sanctions on Russia at the end of this week. US president Obama has decided to sign legislation on Friday that sanctions the Russian energy and military sector and over that … Continue reading Russia: New sanctions to enforce regime change?
Russian and Ukrainian economy seem to be in free fall as latest media reports suggest. Both countries are definitely facing a serious economic crisis that can have a negative impact on efforts to find a peaceful solution in the Ukraine conflict. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is calling the European Union for urgent financial aid … Continue reading Economy: Ukraine and Russia in free fall
The latest report of the OHCHR (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) describes an increasingly worsening humanitarian and human rights situation in Ukraine with a rather grim look into the future. The report deals with the time period from 1 November to 30 November 2014 regarding Crimea, Eastern Ukraine and the … Continue reading Ukraine – human rights situation worsening
In the light of increased Russian military activity in the Baltic Sea and near Finnish territory, it seems that Finland is joining the countries that increase their military readiness in the face of an assumed, possible Russian threat. 100 years after the beginning of World War I it could seem that the Grim Reaper is … Continue reading Finland increasing military readiness?