ria.ru. “Poroshenko's Millions Interfere With Ukraine's Fight for Democracy”- While much of Ukraine's population and most western governments tie high hopes with the newly elected president Petro Poroshenko, a former diplomat and now a successful entrepreneur, foreign critics say his millions are likely to stand in the way of bringing democracy to the country that finds itself in deep political crisis.
“Kiev May File Lawsuit Against Gazprom Friday – Ukrainian Energy Minister” - Kiev may sue Russia in the Stockholm-based international arbitration court amid the ongoing dispute of gas prices, Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan said Friday.
“Ukrainian Peacekeepers May Leave Africa for Operation in East”- The Ukrainian Defense Ministry is considering a possibility that Ukrainian peacekeepers in Africa could be withdrawn to participate in the special operation against federalists in the east, a senior Ukrainian defense official, Andriy Ordinovych, told the UNIAN news agency.
akipress.kg. “Russia ratifies agreement with Kazakhstan in cooperation on space” - The Russian Government has ratified the agreement between the Governments of Russia and Kazakhstan in cooperation on peaceful exploration and use of outer space, official media said.
“Campaign checking shipowners for presence of necessary documents and rescue equipment starts in Kazakhstan” -The regular raids titled Scooter started in Kazakhstan from June 1, the shipowners will be checked for presence of necessary documents and rescue equipment, the press service of the Ministry of Transport and Communications said.
itar-tass.com. "Snowden says he lives open life in Moscow" - Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden said he had not yet decided on what to do after his temporary asylum runs out, but he admitted he would be happy to leave in Brazil, where the revelations about US mass surveillance have sparked great controversy, particularly due to the fact that the US secret services spied on Brazilian state companies and politicians, including the country’s President Dilma Rousseff.
“Russia considers events in Abkhazia internal matter of Abkhazian people — Lavrov” - Russia considers the events in Abkhazia to be the internal matter of the Abkhazian people, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “This is the internal matter of the Abkhazian state. We call for settling all disagreements without violence,” Lavrov said on Monday
“Violence continues in Ukraine — Russia's foreign minister” - Russia is planning to submit a draft resolution on Ukraine to the UN Security Council. The West said violence would stop in Ukraine after the elections, Russia’s top diplomat has said. “But it’s quite the other way around Ukraine,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with Mauretania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Ould Teguedi on Monday.