Tag-arkiv: Minsk aftalen

E. Ukraine leaders order ceasefire, voice amendments to constitution

  Rebels drive an armoured vehicle on the outskirts of Donetsk January 22, 2015. (Reuters/Alexander Ermochenko) The eastern Ukrainian militias will stop all military action on Sunday in accordance with the Minsk peace deal, but will suppress any provocations which may be organized by Kiev forces, said Aleksandr Zakharchenko, head of Donetsk People’s Republic. As […]

Ukraine: Mere om den nye aftale i Minsk

  Det vigtigste ved den nye Minsk-aftale forekommer at være, at EU nu også har forpligtet sig til at bringe myrderierne i det østlige Ukraine til ophør. Deres opgave bliver at standse juntaens offensiv. Men det er lettere sagt end gjort. For sagen er, at juntaen har brudt med hvert eneste forslag til fredsforanstaltninger. På […]

Ukraine peace deal: Ceasefire starting February 15, removal of heavy weapons

  An agreement has been brokered in Minsk to stop hostilities in Ukraine from Sunday. The deal was reached after marathon talks between the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, and signed by the Ukrainian rebels.  February 11, 2015. From left: Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and […]

Ukraine: Den lange vej mod fred

  Der er igen meget stor og international interesse i at vende tilbage til aftalerne fra Minsk, men hvad ligger der egentlig bag den store interesse? Den 7. februar besøgte den franske premierminister og den tyske kansler den russiske hovedstad, hvor de talte med Putin. Angiveligt kom de med et forslag, der skulle ende den […]

Lavrov on Obama speech: Efforts to isolate Russia will fail

  Attempts at isolating Russia will not work, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference on the outcome of 2014. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prior to the beginning of a press-conference summarizing the results of the Russian diplomacy in 2014.(RIA Novosti / Maxim Blinov): “We hear from our Western partners that Russia […]

Ukraine FM says ready for talks in Normandy format on January 21

  “Ukraine’s priorities remain the same: implementation of the Minsk agreements, alongside real progress toward freeing hostages and control over the Ukrainian-Russian border,” Pavlo Klimkin said. KIEV, January 20. /TASS/. Ukraine is ready for a new meeting of foreign ministers from the so-called Normandy format group, comprising Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, scheduled in Berlin […]

Ukraines parlament ophæver landets status som uafhængigt

Den 23. december besluttede et stor flertal i det ukrainske parlament, at ophæve Ukraines status som et uafhængigt land. Beslutningen bliver opfattet som det første skridt i at blive optaget i NATO. Sådan skrev Itar-TASS den 23. december. ”Endelig har vi fået rettet op på fejlen”, skrev præsident Petro Poroshenko, på sin Facebook. ”Der findes […]

Poroshenko: conflict in eastern Ukraine can be settled only on basis of Minsk agreements

KIEV, December 16. The conflict in eastern Ukraine can only be settled on the basis of a peace plan based on the Minsk agreements, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday after a meeting with Federica Mogherini, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Protests against Poroshenko in Kiev August 28: “We […]

Ukraine forventer at blive anerkendt som USA’s allierede, siger Andrej Parubiy

Mens det ser ud til, at den nye våbenhvile, der skal føre Ukraine tilbage til Minsk-aftalen fra den 5. september, vil holde, så udtalte Andrej Parubiy ikke desto mindre den 12. december ifølge Itar-TASS, at han forventer, at Ukraine vil få status som allieret med USA – inden for nogle måneder.  Andrej Parubiy blev valgt […]

Russia fears ethnic cleansing in Ukraine amid rise of neo-Nazism – Putin

As Kiev continues to amass its forces in eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire and use radical nationalist groups as armed battalions, Moscow is concerned about possible ethnic cleansing there, Russian President Vladimir Putin told ARD in an interview. READ MORE: Kiev not fully committed to ceasefire, amasses troops along E. Ukraine frontline – Russia Speaking […]