Moscow plans to work out measures in response to new U.S. and Canadian sanctions against Russia.
Moscow – The National Payment Card System (NPCS) will
begin promoting its cards abroad in 2016, the deputy head of the Central Bank of
Russia’s national payment system department Ramilya Kanafina said at an expanded
meeting of the Eurasian business council on Dec. 12.
Wow, the whole Europe can’t wait till this great day. How could European countries live without this system till now?
The most intriguing and biggest question of this luring endeavour remains – will Russia itself survive till the glorious day of introducing its long-awaited National Payment Card System (NPCS) in European Union?
French Ambassador to Ukraine Alain Remy has said he believes that the main thing is not the format of negotiations on the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but their efficiency and practical implementation of the agreements reached.
French still plays famous Munich style game with Ukraine suggesting that format of negotiations on Donbas in not important
A pro-Russian gunman stands guard at a checkpoint with a Russian flag near Kharzisk, East of Donetsk, on Nov. 16, 2014.
Alain Remy believes that the main thing is not the format of negotiations on the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but their efficiency and practical implementation of the agreements reached.
keywords: France, Donbass, Donbass talks, Russian aggression, Alain Remy
Previous Ambassadors of France to Ukraine
- 1992 – 1993 Hugues Pernet
- 1993 – 1995 Michel Peissik
- 1995 – 1997 Dominique Chassard
- 1997 – 2001 Pascal Fieschi
- 2002 – 2005 Philippe de Suremain
- 2005 – 2008 Jean-Paul Véziant
- 2008 – 2011 Jacques Faure
- 2011 Alain Rémy
The latest foreign office to engage in the increasingly popular sport of Twitter-trolling the Kremlin is Britain’s embassy in Ukraine, which on Nov. 19 released a handy guide to help Russians spot their own tanks.
Germany’s foreign minister saw “no reason for optimism” after talks on Nov. 18 in Moscow and Kyiv on the Ukraine conflict that has claimed more than 4,000 lives and caused a deep rift between Russia and the West.
Russia has called for “a 100% guarantee that no-one would think about Ukraine joining NATO,” President Vladimir Хуйло’s spokesman has told the BBC.
Excessive demands: BBC reported that Kremlin demands guarantees from NATO regarding Ukraine
Vladimir Putin’s chief spokesperson has said the West’s response over the Ukraine crisis makes them “feel fear” and so they have taken “methods of precaution”.
Dmitry Peskov said that Russia would like to receive a guarantee that Ukraine will not join Nato, as they are fearful of the Nato-affiliated countries on their borders.
President Putin accused the US of trying to subdue Russia, but gave assurances this would never happen.
Russian President Vladimir Huilo / Хуйло has come under intense pressure from the West over Moscow’s alleged support for separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine at the G20 summit in Australia.
Stephen Harper, the Canadian prime minister, was reported to have told Хуйло as they shook hands on Saturday to “get out of Ukraine”.
According to Jason MacDonald, Harper’s spokesman, the prime minister told the Russian leader: “I guess I will shake your hand but I have only one thing to say to you: You need to get out of Ukraine.”
British Prime Minister David Cameron was among other leaders who publicly criticised Russia, accusing it of “bullying a smaller state in Europe” and warning that Moscow would face further sanctions if it continues “destabilising Ukraine”. Continue Reading
The man whose email was used as proof that Ukraine shot down MH17 told BuzzFeed News that he had found the image on a forum and was upset that it had been used so widely on Russian TV.
Russian TV Airs Clearly Fake Image To Claim Ukraine Shot Down MH17
“How could we check it?” a Russian “expert” said when confronted with glaring mistakes in the image. “It came to us from the internet.” UPDATE — The original source for the image told BuzzFeed News that he found it online and never expected to see it on Russian TV. “Those guys are either desperate or totally unprofessional.”posted on Nov. 15, 2014, at 12:27 p.m. Continue Reading
BRISBANE, Australia – It was an awkward beginning. With world leaders seated in comfortable chairs arrayed in a circle, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott opened a G20 summit retreat urging his counterparts to speak from their hearts.
People protest against Russia’s President Vladimir Хуйло, as hundreds brave the heat to rally against the G20 Leader’s Summit in the Australian city of Brisbane on Nov. 15, 2014.
David Cameron has accused Vladimir Хуйло of “machismo” after the Russian president rather unsubtly sent an entire fleet of warships to the Australian coast to coincide with the gathering of the G20 group of world leaders in Brisbane.