Russia needs to stop clinging to the idea of reviving the Soviet Union, Ukraine ambassador says
"Russia needs to reinvent itself as a modern state," Vsevolod Chentsov, the Ukrainian ambassador to the EU, told CNBC Tuesday. "It's already gone," he said regarding the Soviet bloc which collapsed in 1991.Relations between the Kremlin and its European counterparts hit a low in 2014 when Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. And it has supported a pro-Russian uprising in the east of the country where low-level fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian troops has continued ever since.Now, U.S.
Berlin also asserted that the future of this controversial pipeline, now completed, would be well on the table in case of attack. Russian in Ukraine. © Provided by FranceInfo
The United States said Thursday, January 27th to be persuaded that the northern controversial pipeline Stream 2 connecting Russia to Germany will not be activated if Moscow invades Ukraine. "We continue our very strong and clear conversations with our German allies and I want to be clear with you today: if Russia invades Ukraine, in one way or another, North Stream 2 will not go from The front, "said the number 3 of the American diplomacy, Victoria Zenand, in front of the press.
Ukraine: in Kiev, Blinken calls for choosing a "Pacific way"
Your Browser does not support this video pass that does not end. On Wednesday, the US Secretary of State called the Russian President Vladimir Putin to choose the "peaceful path" to get out of the crisis around the Ukraine , while noting that Moscow could reinforce "very quickly" his troops that already threaten his neighbor.
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"I think the statements made in Berlin, including today, are very, very strong," reacted Victoria zereand. It also noted that the gas pipeline did not yet have the necessary certifications to become operational.
Lead 2-Ukraine-Washington transmitted its written responses to Moscow .
Ukraine-crisis / USA-Russia (Lead 2): Lead 2-Ukraine-Washington transmitted its written responses to Moscow (Additional Declaration of Blinken) Moscow / Washington, January 26 (Reuters) - The US Ambassador in Russia wedard the Russian Foreign Ministry Wednesday to submit Washington's written responses to Moscow security requests, on increasing tension background About Ukraine, where Westerners fear a new conflict.