As far as Russian Federation knows, the Trump-Putin meeting is still on


He said that Ukraine's decision to introduce martial law, in reaction to the clash, was an "exaggerated response".

"In the case of Russian attack for the Azov shore we are not just prepared to act militarily, we will fight for our independence, for our territory and our freedom", he said. The controversial measures will last for 30 days and will restrict some civil liberties such as the right to protest.

The number of Russian units deployed along the Ukraine-Russian border has "grown dramatically" while the number of Russian tanks has tripled, Poroshenko said, citing intelligence reports but giving no precise timescale for the buildup.

In Crimea, nine of the captured Ukrainian seamen were expected to face court hearings in the regional capital of Simferopol later Wednesday. We're going to see.

Ukraine: Parliament approves martial law for 30 days
Security Council on November 26, Haley said the move was " another reckless Russian escalation" in the years-long war. According to the statement , these officers were providing counterintelligence support to the Ukrainian naval unit.

Commenting on a recent clash between Ukrainian and Russian forces in the Sea of Azov and Keiv's reaction of imposing martial law, Putin said the "provocation" was a deliberate attempt to postpone presidential election in Ukraine on March 31, 2019.

The Ukrainian ships did not respond to the legitimate demands coming from the vessels of the Border Service of the Russian Security Service (FSB) and the Black Sea Fleet that had pursued them in order to stop them immediately and thwart their unsafe maneuvers.

The Kremlin called the introduction of martial law a "reckless" act that "potentially could lead to the threat of an escalation of tension in the conflict region in the southeast" of Ukraine. One say Putin said that the collapse of the URSS was the biggest geopolitical tragedy of the XX century.

Britain, Canada, France, Germany and others expressed support for Kiev on Monday, with EU President Donald Tusk calling for Russian Federation to return the Ukrainian sailors and ships and "refrain from further provocations".

United States judge delays ruling on 'interesting' Julian Assange case
Months later WikiLeaks released a stash of Democratic emails stolen by Russian intelligence officers. A well-placed source has told the Guardian that Manafort went to see Assange around March 2016.

On that note, he asked Ukraine's allies to continue to show "solidarity" and make the cost of any Russian blockade unaffordable for the Kremlin. "What they are saying now is not true", he told Ukrainian media.

A Reuters correspondent in Crimea on Wednesday also observed a Russian navy minesweeper ship, the Vice-Admiral Zakharin, heading for the Sea of Azov, which is used by both Ukraine and Russia and is an area of growing tensions, from the Black Sea.

"The authorities in Kiev are selling anti-Russian sentiment with quite a success today".

Austria, which now holds the rotating European Union presidency, has said the bloc will consider further sanctions against the Kremlin at an upcoming meeting.

Golden State Warriors fall to the Oklahoma Thunder, drop 4th consecutive game
Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo reportedly suffered a sprained ankle in a scary-looking fall in Wednesday's win over the Warriors . Instead, Jeremy Lamb carried the load on offense, scoring 21 as the Hornets hit a season-high 18 3-pointers.

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for "maximum restraint", urging both sides "to take steps without delay to contain this incident and reduce tensions".