The G7 voiced concern about bloody violence and the build-up of weapons in eastern Ukraine, days before a negotiated ceasefire was due to come into effect.
Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a statement following the results of the Normand Talks in Minsk, Belarus.
Kazakh political analyst Yerlan Karin speaks about the deal reached at the Ukraine crisis talks in Minsk.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have discussed the Normand Talk between Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France in Minsk on the phone.
The World Bank said it is prepared to provide up to $2 billion in financial assistance to conflict-torn Ukraine this year.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Russia and Ukraine to follow through on a ceasefire and other commitments to end the 10-month war in east Ukraine.
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Wednesday gathered for the start of a peace summit in Minsk aimed at ending 10 months of bloodshed in Ukraine.
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are expected to meet for a summit on a peace plan to end escalating bloodshed in east Ukraine.
Ukrainian and Russian representatives as well as European mediators and pro-Moscow separatists held talks in Minsk.
US President Barack Obama called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, urging him to embrace a negotiated solution.
Kazakhstan Senate Speaker Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev has taken part in the Munich Security Conference.
US President Barack Obama agreed to hold off a controversial decision on sending arms to Ukraine until German-led efforts to broker a ceasefire with Russia are given a chance.
EU foreign ministers postponed new sanctions against Russia for a week to boost the chances of success at a four-way Ukraine peace summit.
US President Barack Obama said no decision had been made on whether to send weapons to Ukraine to help Kiev battle pro-Russian separatists.
US President Barack Obama hosts Angela Merkel at the White House, as worsening violence in Ukraine confronts them.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the conflict in Ukraine will continue if rival groups there do not agree among themselves.
German Chancellor, French President and their Russian host Vladimir Putin talks seen as a desperate bid to avoid an escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine.
US senators from both parties renewed calls Thursday for President Barack Obama to boost military aid to Ukraine.
NATO defence ministers agreed to immediately set up six bases in eastern Europe and establish a spearhead force of 5,000 troops in response to Russian aggression.
The Court of Cassation of France has postponed the trial on the extradition of former BTA Bank head Mukhtar Ablyazov.
- Angela Merkel
- European Union
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Francois Hollande
- Vladimir Putin
- Central Asia
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- World Bank
- Mukhtar Ablyazov