Ukraine President Orders Russian Border Closed, Applying For EU Membership In 2020

By: Thursday September 25, 2014 8:13 am

Ukraine's Poroshenko lays out plan to apply for EU membership "in six years time": http://t.co/3ppm5A5qTy pic.twitter.com/oyk1e3YS5R — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 25, 2014 Though the ceasefire in East Ukraine is hanging by a thread, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has decided to order a closure of the Ukraine-Russian border and announced that he is pushing [...]

Ukraine Defense Minister Says NATO Countries Now Shipping Arms To Kiev

By: Monday September 15, 2014 8:07 am

Ukraine PM: Only NATO can defend Ukraine from aggression. Doesn't look good, then.. pic.twitter.com/jzg1loL9GY — ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) September 13, 2014 The Ukraine Defense Minister has now confirmed what many have long suspected, NATO member countries are supplying the government in Kiev with weapons to kill the separatists in East Ukraine.  This poses some interesting [...]

Google’s Monopoly Under Threat In Europe

By: Tuesday September 9, 2014 7:26 am

Though Google may have US officials on the end of a string it is facing serious pushback in Europe. Calls for the search monopoly to be broken up and more heavily regulated have been voiced from high government officials as the company that once claimed the motto of “don’t be evil” is seen as a [...]

Polish Security Services Raid Magazine Offices After Publication Of Secret Recording Transcripts

By: Wednesday June 25, 2014 11:21 am

So much for press freedom. After Polish weekly magazine Wprost published transcripts from a secretly recorded conversation by Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski their office was raided by Polish security forces looking for the recordings. A prosecutor along with armed state security agents raided Wprost’s offices and seized records. According to the editor of the [...]

Secret Recording Reveals Polish Foreign Minister Thinks US Alliance Is ‘Worthless,’ ‘Bullshit’

By: Monday June 23, 2014 7:28 am

Murzyńskość = Négritude – Wikipedia, wolna encyklopedia http://t.co/MGKgnUujFE — Radosław Sikorski (@sikorskiradek) June 22, 2014 Radoslaw Sikorski, Poland’s Foreign Minister, in an unguarded, candid, and theoretically private conversation revealed he thinks the Polish-American alliance is “bullshit.” A secret recording of Minister Sikorski talking to Polish Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski reportedly contains audio of Sikorski saying [...]

Kiev Holds Peace Talks, Doesn’t Invite Other Side

By: Thursday May 15, 2014 5:33 am

And you thought the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks were doomed. The gang in Kiev has decided to conduct peace talks apparently only forgetting one thing, you have to talk to the people you are supposedly trying to make peace with. Unilateral peace talks seems like a contradiction in terms. However, some of Ukraine’s rich oligarchs as [...]

US Trying To Push Europe Into Further Conflict In Ukraine

By: Monday April 28, 2014 6:06 am

Ukraine, (South) East vs (North) West pic.twitter.com/wpQ01fAgsA — ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) April 28, 2014 Despite not having any legitimate interest in the crisis in Ukraine the United States is continuing to fan the flames. Not only did the US play a role in violently overthrowing the democratically elected government in Kiev, now the US is [...]

Sanctions Target Putin’s Political Allies As Crimea Annexation Bill Moves Forward

By: Friday March 21, 2014 5:57 am

Russia’s lower house of parliament voted to officially annex Crimea, a move the upper house is expected to follow up with today completing the process of annexation under Russian law. This formal annexation makes it increasingly less likely Crimea will ever be returned to Ukraine. Ukrainian forces have already started to withdraw from the region. [...]

Ukraine’s Future Could Be Civil War

By: Monday February 24, 2014 5:57 am

Ukraine's political divide #map – Source: WaPo // Language divide translates into a political divide. 2010 election pic.twitter.com/hh3rZ1ka7f — hedgefundinvest (@hedgefundinvest) February 22, 2014 While the US media gets lost in disaster porn the reality of what is going in the Ukraine is being ignored, a divided country is having trouble standing. After President Yanukovych [...]

Peace Talks Collapse As Violence Escalates In Ukraine

By: Wednesday February 19, 2014 5:25 am

Protests in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev are deteriorating rapidly with last night being of the bloodiest nights so far. The ministry of health says that 25 people have died and over 240 have been injured from the protests that started off peacefully in November. Last night proved to be one of the most violent [...]

EU Votes To Suspend U.S. Data Sharing Agreements Over NSA Scandal

By: Thursday July 4, 2013 10:08 am

The fallout from the NSA spying scandal may be just beginning as the European Parliament voted in favor of a resolution that would back the European Commission if it decides to suspend data sharing agreements with the U.S. The European Parliament on Thursday adopted a joint, cross-party resolution to begin investigations into widespread surveillance of Europeans [...]

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