Russian Duma takes its time over call for east Ukraine 'independence'

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Russian Duma takes its time over call for east Ukraine 'independence'

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Russian Duma takes its time over call for east Ukraine 'independence'

A proposal to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognise two breakaway east Ukraine regions as independent will not be ready for discussion by the relevant parliamentary committee until next week, the committee's head told Reuters on Monday.

A source in the Duma, parliament's lower house, said its speaker would hold consultations with party leaders this week on the motion.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterBut Leonid Kalashnikov, head of the Duma's committee on relations with the post-Soviet Commonwealth of Independent States, said it would take until next week to gather submissions from all the parliamentary parties.

RIA news agency quoted another Communist deputy as saying the draft would be discussed "in February". The Duma Council, which decides when votes should take place, is next scheduled to meet on Feb. 7.The conflict in eastern Ukraine, where Russian-backed separatists have been fighting government forces since 2014, is part of a wider crisis in which Russia has massed an estimated 100,000 troops on its neighbour's borders and NATO has moved to deter a potential Russian invasion by reinforcing its eastern flank.

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Russia denies claim it’s trying to install pro-Moscow leader in UkraineRussia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that the Kremlin is seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration. Well that settles it then

Russia denies British claim of trying to replace Ukraine leaderRussia has denied a British claim that it's seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration. Duh! of coarse Russia denied it, that’s like asking Charles Manson if he’s guilty of murder or Trump if he had won the elections . They’re trying to do it here. Why should we believe they aren’t trying to do it in Ukraine?

Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leaderRussia's Foreign Ministry has rejected a British claim that Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration and that former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate Republicons are doing it right here with the help of media!! Russia is so paranoid. What are their plans? Dajjal will appear a few years after Allah SWT fills this world with mercy, peace and happiness with Imam Al-Mahdi. The time of Dajjal will be trivial and testing for many with weak faith. Is Muhammad Qasim the Imam Al-Mahdi? Many muslims think so.

Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine governmentThe British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine's government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate.

Britain Says Russia Seeking to Replace Ukraine GovernmentThe British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate. I stand with Russia 1 Russians Enter Berlin: Final Months of World War II (1945) | British Pathé via YouTube How the U.S. Stole Mexico via YouTube

U.K. accuses Russia of scheming to install a pro-Kremlin government in UkraineThe Russian Foreign Ministry denied the allegations, saying the British announcement was evidence that NATO countries are escalating tensions around Ukraine. tedlieu Duh! Awesome idea ! Britain says this , this is height of oxymoron.

The proposal, initiated by the Communist faction in the Duma, is significant because - if parliament approved it and Putin agreed - it would mark a hardening of Russia's stance in the Ukraine crisis and further raise tensions with the West.Updated: Jan.Russia, Ukraine tensions flare as Biden weighs in Former U.On Location: January 21, 2022 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.

A source in the Duma, parliament's lower house, said its speaker would hold consultations with party leaders this week on the motion. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.m.com Register But Leonid Kalashnikov, head of the Duma's committee on relations with the post-Soviet Commonwealth of Independent States, said it would take until next week to gather submissions from all the parliamentary parties. Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that Russia was seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and that former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev was being considered as a potential candidate. RIA news agency quoted another Communist deputy as saying the draft would be discussed "in February". 23, 2022, 11:47 a. The Duma Council, which decides when votes should take place, is next scheduled to meet on Feb.” the Foreign Office said.

7. Members of Ukraine's Territorial Defense Forces, volunteer military units of the Armed Forces, train in a city park in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Jan. "Some of these have contact with Russian intelligence officers currently involved in the planning for an attack on Ukraine. The conflict in eastern Ukraine, where Russian-backed separatists have been fighting government forces since 2014, is part of a wider crisis in which Russia has massed an estimated 100,000 troops on its neighbour's borders and NATO has moved to deter a potential Russian invasion by reinforcing its eastern flank. Recognising the breakaway Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent states would kill off the already struggling peace process and could provide Putin with a pretext to send troops into those regions to "protect" them. Dozens of civilians have been joining Ukraine's army reserves in recent weeks amid fears about Russian invasion. The Kremlin has so far declined to comment. "The time of pro-Western and pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine is gone forever," he said in a Facebook post. "The only interest for Russia to make such a move would be the scenario of war in Ukraine," said Igor Delanoe, deputy director of the French-Russian Analytical Center Observo, based in Moscow. Britain’s Foreign Office on Saturday also named several other Ukrainian politicians it said had links with Russian intelligence services, along with Murayev who is the leader of a small party that has no seats in parliament.K.

He said he did not see Russia recognising the separatist regions unless it had concluded there was no possibility of implementing the 2015 Minsk agreement aimed at ending the conflict by granting them special status within Ukraine. A European diplomat in Moscow said they did not see recognition as likely. “Some of these have contact with Russian intelligence officers currently involved in the planning for an attack on Ukraine,” the Foreign Office said. 12, 2021. "Russia currently has nothing to gain by recognising them, except for perhaps the public support of some groups inside the republics themselves," the diplomat said. "Of course, if the security talks completely break down, then they could do anything. He said that sanction was imposed in the wake of a conflict with Viktor Medvedchuk, Ukraine’s most prominent pro-Russia politician and a friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin." Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters. government made the claim based on an intelligence assessment, without providing evidence to back it up.” British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the information “shines a light on the extent of Russian activity designed to subvert Ukraine, and is an insight into Kremlin thinking.

com Register Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova, Mark Trevelyan and Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alison Williams Our Standards: More from Reuters Daily Briefing Subscribe to our daily curated newsletter to receive the latest exclusive Reuters coverage delivered to your inbox. “The time of pro-Western and pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine is gone forever,” he said in a Facebook post. Sign up .