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UN / UKRAINE VOTE WRAP

A draft resolution "deploring" the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH117 on 17 July which killed all 298 on board was adopted unanimously by the Security Council, calling for a "full, open and thorough investigation." UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

The Security Council called for a full, thorough and independent international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over eastern Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

18 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon formally introduced his Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, and his Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy to the press. Ban also gave remarks on Israel ground invasion of Gaza and the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

17 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukraine's UN ambassador Yury Sergeyev,  said "the security situation in eastern Ukraine–under direct Russian coordination and connivance- continues to deteriorate," adding in that "terrorist gangs" became "crueler, more cynical and more destructive." UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHURKIN UKRAINE

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told reporters that "the much touted so-called Poroshenko peace plan turned out to be nothing more than a smokescreen for an intensified punitive operation in the east of the country." UNIFEED – UNTV

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

A senior UN official told the Security Council that while there have been several steps recently to help de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, including a ceasefire that seems to be holding and the start of peace talks, the situation on the ground remains deeply worrying. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE WRAP

Ukrainian ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev announced a plan for a peaceful settlement in the eastern part of Ukraine, stressing that all the leaders in Europe, United States and in Russia have expressed their support. In response, Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said “this is not true, that it was “premature to talk about our support for president Poroshenko's initiative [...]

20 Jun 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE HUMAN RIGHTS

A new United Nations report on the situation in Ukraine details the breakdown in law and order in areas held by armed groups in the east of the country and identifies a number of  ”worrying trends” emerging in Crimea, adding that armed militias have created a "reign of fear" in the east of the country, [...]

18 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / RUSSIAN JOURNALISTS

Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin issued a press statement from the Security Council expressing its deep condolences for the journalists killed covering the conflict in Ukraine including the two Russian journalists killed in eastern Ukraine, and the Italian photojournalist who was killed on May 24, along with his Russian interpreter. UNIFEED – UNTV

17 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said they have revised the Russia sponsored draft resolution for a peace map in Ukraine and that the situation in the country continues to deteriorate, accusing the Ukrainian army of using phosphorous, which he said was attributable to "war crimes". UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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