Ukraine, as a responsible member of the international community, demands respect for its sovereignty, territorial integrity and borders.
Speech at the meeting of the Customs Union Heads of State with President of Ukraine and European Union representatives
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called to declare truce in Ukraine, a Tengrinews.kz correspondent reports from Minsk, Belarus.
German Ambassador is 60 years old, he is married and has five children. Baron Rüdiger von Fritsch comes from an old aristocratic family. Has worked in diplomacy since 1984. In course of his career he was a Deputy Head of the FRG Intelligence Service (BND). The last post before appointment for Russia – German Ambassador to Poland. He is a football fan.
Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has paid a visit to OboronExpo-2014 military exhibition held in Zhukovsky town near Moscow late last week, Tengrinews reports.
During his trip to Afghanistan, Lithuania's Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas on Thursday met with Ambassador Maurits Jochems, NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan, General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. (USA), Commander ISAF, and Jan Kubis, the Special Representative for Afghanistan and the Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), the Ministry of National Defence said.
Kazakhstan intends to increase the its grain exports to Russia amid the sanctions that Russia imposed on some of the agricultural products imported from the western countries supporting sanctions against Russia, Tengrinews reports citing Chairman of the Committee for State Inspection in Agro-Industry (Agroprom) of the Agriculture Ministry of Kazakhstan Saktash Khasenov.
As Azerbaijan begins its fourth Individual Partnership Action Plan (IPAP) cycle with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), tensions are on the rise with its neighbor Armenia over the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Karabakh, occupied by Armenian forces. The latest serious armed confrontations began on July 30, 2014 (see EDM, August 7)—the most serious violence since the ceasefire agreement was reached in May 1994. The increase in violent clashes could spark a new wide-scale conflict in the region. But it also suggests that Russia may be intentionally inciting provocations by ordering Armenia to make trouble in Karabakh to help further President Vladimir Putin’s regional ambitions.
The situation in Ukraine is still the center of attention of the world community. Political life of the country rages: against the military operation in the Southeast intensified political struggle in Kiev elite are preparing for early elections to the parliament, and the government was in "limbo" state after the collapse of the parliamentary coalition. Nor should we ignore the external factors - the policy of Washington and Moscow.
Spain is among the countries in which the refuge people suspected of crimes. Among these people refugee from Kazakhstan Alexander Pavlov. The purpose of unfolding in some of the media campaign in his defense to prove that he is not a common criminal, but a victim of political repression at home. Attention of the media to this person in many ways provide some organizations and foundations, such as "Open dialogue."
With the Ukrainian crisis continuing, German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the diplomatic approach during her visit to Kyiv. This not only sent a clear signal to Ukraine, but also to Russia, writes DW's Bernd Johann.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of U.S. Transportation Command of the Department of Defense (USTRANSCOM). The President and the General discussed military cooperation between Lithuania and the United States of America as well as prospects for using Klaipėda Seaport and other infrastructure in Lithuania for the transportation of military and commercial cargoes of NATO allies.
The EU has announced 125 million euro in compensation for farmers from Poland, Lithuania and other producers hit by Russia's food import ban.
As China presses forward with its anti-graft effort, authorities are targeting officials who have family members and assets overseas. The efforts have stirred up a debate in China, on exactly how many corrupt officials take that route, and how likely it is they will be caught.
As part of the integration processes in the CIS, today one of the largest and closest Russia's partners is Kazakhstan. Thus, Kazakhstan is the most active member of the Customs Union, CSTO and other integration structures at the post-Soviet territories that have been created on Moscow's initiative.