Ukraine accuses Russia of terrorism in top UN court

Ukrainian deputy Foreign Minister Olena Zerkal looks on during a public hearing in the case Ukraine v. Russian Federation, on March 6, 2017, at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague. Kiev will seek to convince the UN’s top court on March 6, 2017 that Moscow is “sponsoring terrorism” in a bloody conflict involving separatist pro-Russian rebels, as tensions escalate in war-torn eastern Ukraine. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Bas Czerwinski / Netherlands OUT

Ukraine is asking the ICJ to impose emergency measures ordering Russia to stop the alleged funnelling of money, weapons, and personnel into the east, and to halt so-called ‘discrimination’ against minorities in Russian-occupied Crimea

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (Mar. 7, 2017) — Ukraine urged the UN’s top court on Monday, March 6, to help bring stability to its war-torn east, seeking to convince judges that Russia is “sponsoring terrorism” in Kiev’s conflict with separatist pro-Russian rebels. Continue reading

Russia says ‘regrets’ UN rejection to rein in Turkey over Syria

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In this file photo, people walk across Red Square, with the Kremlin’s Spasskaya (Saviour) Tower (R) and St. Basil’s Cathedral (L) seen in the background, in central Moscow on December 22, 2015. Vasily Maximov/AFP

The Kremlin adds that Russia is set to continue its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ground offensive against terrorist organizations

MOSCOW, Russia (Feb. 20, 2016) — Russia on Saturday, February 20, expressed regret that the United Nations Security Council rejected its bid to halt Turkey’s military actions against Syria and Continue reading