MOSCOW, June 25 (Xinhua) -- The upper house of Russia's parliament on Wednesday revoked a resolution on military intervention in Ukraine at the request of President Vladimir Putin.
Russia's upper house to revoke resolution on military intervention in Ukraine
MOSCOW, June 24 (Xinhua) -- The upper house of Russia's parliament is to revoke a resolution on military intervention in Ukraine on Wednesday at the request of President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said Tuesday. Full story
Putin, Obama discuss Ukraine crisis over phone
MOSCOW, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed in a phone conversation the Ukraine crisis and ways of settlement, including Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's peace plan, the Kremlin said Monday.
"Putin stressed that a real cessation of hostilities and a start of direct negotiations between the conflicting parties would be of paramount importance to normalize the situation in southeastern Ukraine," the presidential press service said. Full story
Ukraine seeks to resolve gas transit dispute with Russia through talks
KIEV, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine is ready to resolve a dispute with Russia over natural gas transit through bilateral negotiations, state-run energy company Naftogaz said Monday.
"I believe that we will try to resolve the issue through negotiations," Naftogaz Chairman Andrey Kobolev told reporters. Full story