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World: crisis in Ukraine: talks between Russia and the United States will be held in January

Russia expels two German diplomats in tit-for-tat move

  Russia expels two German diplomats in tit-for-tat move The step comes after Germany expelled two Russian envoys over a Moscow-linked murder of a Georgian citizen in Berlin.Moscow has angrily rejected the Berlin court’s verdict and the Russian foreign ministry summoned the German ambassador on Monday to inform him about the diplomats’ expulsion in what it said was a “symmetrical response to the unfriendly decision by the German government”.

these discussions, which will begin on January 10, aim to allow de-escalation of tensions around Ukraine. Kiev and his Western allies accuse Moscow for massaging tens of thousands of soldiers at his border.

  Crise en Ukraine : des pourparlers entre la Russie et les Etats-Unis se tiendront en janvier © Provided by FranceInfo

The United States and Russia announced, Tuesday, December 28, having agreed on the 10 January talks on Ukraine and security in Europe. These discussions aim to allow de-escalation of tensions around Ukraine. Kiev and its Western allies accuse Moscow to have massaged tens of thousands of soldiers at its border .

at the top of the Russian claims, formulated in treaty projects given in the United States and NATO, the prohibition of any future expansion of the Atlantic Alliance as well as any military cooperation in what Russia considers to be area of ​​influence.

Russia: Putin's warning to the US

 Russia: Putin's warning to the US According to Russian President, the West is responsible for any tension. He threatens "hard military-technical" answers, there should be no talks on written security guarantees. © Mikhail Metzel / AFP Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Schoigu on Tuesday at a military exhibition, immediately before the annual meeting of the Ministry.


Video: Putin wants to "destroy Ukraine", according to a senior security officer in Kiev (Le Figaro)

Moscow denies all belligerent vellness

"January 10 will be the main day of Russian-American bilateral consultations "planned in Geneva, said Tuesday, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Russian, Sergei Riabkov, at the TASS agency, considering that an agreement will not be found in" one day ". Larger before, a spokesman for the United States National Security Council announced to AFP that the negotiations of the 10 would be followed on January 12 of an NATO-Russia appointment.

Moscow denies all bellicose vellitis and appears on the contrary as the target of "provocations" of Westerners who support politically and militarily Ukraine. The Kremlin claims "security guarantees", particularly NATO's commitment not to expand in ex-USSR, particularly to Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brandi last week The threat of "military and technical" measures if his claims were not heard.

The EU on the front line in eastern Ukraine .
The leader of the European diplomacy, Josep Borrell went on Wednesday in eastern Ukraine to see his support in the country, who See thousands of Russian soldiers gather at his borders. View on Euronews © PHOTO The European Union is absent from the Ukraine negotiations that take place between the United States and Russia in Geneva. But it is present on the ground. The High Representative of the EU Josep Borrell visited Wednesday in eastern Ukraine, Louhansk to ensure the country of his support.

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