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UCL SSEES Library Guide to Resources on the Crisis in Ukraine: January 2015

January 2015

30 January

●     Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine had a telephone conversation with President of PACE [Ukrainian Government]

●     Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin met with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini  [Ukrainian Government]

●     Reply by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich to a media question about the situation following the stripping of the Russian delegation of its right to vote in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Press release on Russian humanitarian convoys to Ukraine’s southeast - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Comment by the Information and Press Department on the detention of the LifeNews camera crew in Kiev - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

29 January

●     NATO Secretary General statement on the extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission [NATO]

●     Secretary General stresses NATO’s solidarity with Ukraine [NATO]

●     Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Ukraine [MFA of Ukraine]

●     Commentary by MFA of Ukraine about approval by Parliamentary Assembly of European Union of the resolution “Appeal of non-approved authority of delegation of the Russian Federation in Parliamentary Assembly of EU” - in Ukrainian [MFA of Ukraine]

●     Remarks by Russian Permanent Representative to the OSCE Andrey Kelin at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council, Vienna - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Comment by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich on possible Bosnian-Herzegovinian ammunition supplies to Ukraine        - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine: Participation of Russian troops in the hostilities in the East of Ukraine is documented - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

●     War in East, Crimea Occupation [Human Rights Watch]                              

●     Ukraine crisis: Helping people through the winter - photo gallery [ICRC]

28 January

●     Comment by the Information and Press Department on the situation in Ukraine - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Ukraine: How is the ICRC helping people detained in relation to the conflict? [ICRC]

●     Behind the scenes of the NATO-Ukraine Commission [MFA of Ukraine]

27 January

●        Statement by the Foreign Ministry on the developments in Ukraine’s southeast -  Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

26 January

●     Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Government introduces emergency regime in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and high alert regime throughout Ukraine - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

●     NATO Secretary General statement on the extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission [NATO]

●     Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe approves 2015-2017 Action Plan for Ukraine [Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum]

●     Council of Europe approved Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017 [Council of Europe]

●     On the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017 - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Telephone discussions of Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande on the sharp escalation of the situation in southeast Ukraine - [President of Russia]

●     Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin’s statement and remarks at a UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine, New York -  [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Speech by Andrei Kelin, Russia’s Permanent Representative in the OSCE, at a special meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council Vienna - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin’s statement on key foreign policy events of 2014 at a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federal Assembly's Federation Council - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

25 January

●     Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

24 January

●     Report on the attacks on Mariupol - in Ukrainian [Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine]

●     Arsen Avakov on the attacks on Mariupol - in Russian  [Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine]

●     NATO Secretary General statement on the attack on Mariupol [NATO]

●     PM considered situation in Ukraine's East with heads of diplomatic missions of G7 states and members of the UN Security Council [Ukrainian Government]

●     PM appeals to western partners to immediately convene UN Security Council [Ukrainian Government]

●     Arseniy Yatsenyuk summons operational headquarters meeting to consider situation in Mariupol - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

●     Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the attack on Mariupol [European Union]

●     Attacks in Ukraine by Russia-Backed Separatists [US Department of State]

●     Rebels Likely Behind Deadly Rocket Attacks in Mariupol [Human Rights Watch]

23 January

●     Statement by the Spokesperson on the latest developments regarding the situation in Eastern Ukraine [European Union]

22 January

●     UK condemns latest Ukraine violence [UK Government]

●     Russian Permanent Representative to the OSCE Andrey Kelin’s remarks at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council on the situation in Ukraine and violations of the Minsk agreements by Kiev, Vienna  - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

21 January

●     Commentary by the MFA of Ukraine on adoption of Declaration on Ukraine by the OSCE Permanent Council - in Ukrainian [MFA of Ukraine]

●     Commentary by press attache of MFA of Ukraine Yevgen Perebiynis about military activity of the Russian Federation on the border with Ukraine - in Ukrainian [MFA of Ukraine]

●     Ukraine talks in Berlin [Federal Foreign Office]

●     Joint Statement of the Ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, Berlin [Federal Foreign Office]

●     Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s address and answers to questions from Russian media following the Normandy format talks between the foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, Berlin - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Press release on the upcoming Berlin meeting between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Ukraine crisis: Intense fighting in Donetsk puts civilians in peril - video [ICRC]

●     Arseniy Yatsenyuk: The Government offers to increase the Armed Forces up to 250 thousand - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

●     "It is important that this Council continues to pay the closest attention to the situation in Ukraine" [UK Government]

20 January

●        Speech by Russian Permanent Representative to the OSCE Andrey Kelin at special meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council on the need for urgent steps to fulfil the Minsk agreements [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●        OSCE Declaration calling for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. [OSCE]

19 January

●        Hennadii Zubko: Ukrainian Government to send another humanitarian cargo to the East of Ukraine - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

●        Russian Foreign Ministry reply on the statement by MFA of Ukraine on the state of implementation of the Minsk agreements - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]. See Ukrainian statement here.

18 January

●     Statement by MFA of Ukraine on the state of implementation of the Minsk agreements - in Ukrainian [MFA of Ukraine]

●     Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

16 January

●     Comment by the Information and Press Department on the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture’s report on the situation in Ukraine - [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]. See anti-torture Committee report here.

15 January

●     Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with the President of the PACE Anne Brasseur - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

●     Russian Permanent Representative to the OSCE Andrei Kelin's remarks at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council on the situation in Ukraine and violations of the Minsk agreements by Kiev, Vienna [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich responds to a question from the media about public statements by Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the EU - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     A Test of the New Ukraine’s Commitment to Reform [Human Rights Watch]

14 January

●     Gov’t established a Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

●     Arseniy Yatsenyuk calls to recognize the so-called DPR and LPR as terrorist organizations - in Ukrainian [Ukrainian Government]

13 January

●        Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes findings of recent visits to Ukraine [Council of Europe]

12 January

●     INTERPOL issues Red Notices for former Ukrainian leaders [Interpol]

●     Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s press statement following a meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine in Berlin - in Russian [Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs]

●     Joint Press Statement of the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, Berlin [Federal Foreign Office]

9 January

●     The Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017 [Council of Europe]

8 January

●     Wide-ranging interview of Representative of Ukraine to the EU K.Yelisieiev to the UNIAN agency - in Ukrainian [UNIAN]

7 January

●     World Report 2015: Ukraine [Human Rights Watch]

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