‘Attempt at genocide’: Russian representative to OSCE slams Ukrainian blockade of water to Crimea as humanitarian crisis looms

Ukraine’s policy to deprive the residents of Crimea of water is an attempt at genocide, according to Russia’s permanent representative to the OSCE, who blasted Kiev’s long-term blockade of a vital canal to the peninsula. … Read More >‘Attempt at genocide’: Russian representative to OSCE slams Ukrainian blockade of water to Crimea as humanitarian crisis looms

Armenia commits to work with French, Russian & US-led OSCE mediators, says it will stick to peaceful solution for Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia said on Friday it’s ready to negotiate an end to hostilities with Azerbaijan, but also prepared to continue fighting. Yerevan welcomed the condemnation of the violence in Nagorno-Karabakh by Russia, France, and the US. … Read More >Armenia commits to work with French, Russian & US-led OSCE mediators, says it will stick to peaceful solution for Nagorno-Karabakh

OSCE condemns harassment of Russian agency journalists in Turkey amid reported detention over ‘professional activity’

The OSCE’s media freedom spokesman condemned the harassment of three employees of Sputnik Turkey in Ankara. Contact with the journalists was lost as they went to the police after being accosted by nationalists. … Read More >OSCE condemns harassment of Russian agency journalists in Turkey amid reported detention over ‘professional activity’

OSCE media freedom rep calls on UK not to extradite Assange due to ‘excessive’ US prison sentence

The UK should not extradite Julian Assange, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has argued, because he faces an excessive prison sentence in the US and his publications were in the public interest. … Read More >OSCE media freedom rep calls on UK not to extradite Assange due to ‘excessive’ US prison sentence