OSCE: Donbass would be a much darker place if not for our monitors

The sides fighting in Eastern Ukraine have proven that they can immediately halt hostilities if there is the will, but there are all the preconditions for the war to drag on for a long time if the will is not there, Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug says.

Vershbow: Russia wishes to be feared

NATO former deputy secretary-general Alexander Vershbow said that Russia wishes to demonstrate its capability to successfully become involved in a full-scale war with NATO.