Putin, Obama discuss on the phone Syrian settlement, situation in Ukraine
Inflation in Russia may make 7-7.5% by yearend - minister
Three layers of Russian air defense at Hmeimim air base in Syria
Lavrov, Kerry discuss only Syria at their meeting - Russia's ForMin
Iskander missile system hits training target at 300 km distance in south Russia drills
Inflation in Russia may make 7-7.5% by yearend - ministerBusiness & Economy February 14, 14:50
Putin, Obama discuss on the phone Syrian settlement, situation in UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 14, 12:56
Avtovaz puts LADA XRay on sale; plans to sell up to 25,000 cars in 2016Business & Economy February 14, 8:24
Russia’s national minifootball team loses third European championship finalSport February 14, 2:58
Patriarch Kirill met Fidel CastroSociety & Culture February 14, 2:54
Russia’s Orthodox Church hails landmark meeting of Pope Francis, Patriarch KirillSociety & Culture February 13, 23:39
Lavrov, Kerry discuss only Syria at their meeting - Russia's ForMinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 13, 19:53
UN should increase control over humanitarian aid supplies to Syria - Russia’s ForMinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 13, 19:46
Russian businessman Vekselberg considering privatization, interested in mining industryBusiness & Economy February 13, 18:56
MOSCOW, February 19. /ITAR-TASS/. All responsibility for the current unrest in Ukraine lies squarely on the extremists, Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has said.
At the same time he said that “the Russian president’s position is confined to waiting for an early settlement of the situation,” Peskov said, adding that the ways and means of achieving a settlement was Ukraine’s own business.
Peskov said that late last night the Russian and Ukrainian presidents had a telephone conversation. He dismissed as a fake mass media allegations about the contents of what was said.
“Everything that has been published about the contents of the conversation is not true,” Peskov said.
“The Russian president did not give any advice before and is not giving advises to his Ukrainian colleague on what to do. And he does not intend to advise him in the future,” Peskov added.
The presidential spokesperson said that Moscow was maintaining a dialogue with all civilized political forces in Ukraine.
In reply to journalists’ question about extending a second loan tranche he said: "I cannot say anything on the issue yet."
"Obviously, in the situation when extremists stage what is happening in Ukraine, settlement of this situation is the top priority," Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated.