Former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley Says CIA Should Arm Ukraine And Lie About It

By: Wednesday November 26, 2014 7:55 am

In a discussion if US-Russia relations hosted by the Aspen Institute of Ideas former US National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley proclaimed that the US government, via the CIA, should send arms to the Ukraine government then lie about it. Hadley made the statement after claiming to value honesty and calling Russia dishonest. The call to [...]

Vice President Biden Visits Ukraine To Show Support

By: Friday November 21, 2014 11:31 am

Biden says Russia is "redrawing borders by force" during his visit to Ukraine's capital http://t.co/EZ9DxmyI16 pic.twitter.com/2b3cqO2jFA — AJE News (@AJENews) November 21, 2014 In an event today in Ukraine Vice President Joe Biden stood next to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko to announce, on the one year anniversary of the overthrow of the previous government, that [...]

Putin Says Russia Will Not Allow Ukraine To Destroy Separatists

By: Monday November 17, 2014 8:15 am

In strikingly explicit terms Russian President Vladimir Putin said publicly what has likely been Russian policy for some time – Russia will not allow Kiev’s forces to destroy the separatists. The statement came during an interview with German television concerning the conflict in Ukraine and how Russia would respond to new sanctions. Putin framed the [...]

As Ukraine Conflict Heats Back Up Scholars Point To NATO Expansion As Cause Of Tensions

By: Thursday November 13, 2014 8:18 am

Now that NATO has claimed to have seen Russian military equipment entering Ukraine in the past few days and prospects for peace appear elusive some scholars are beginning to analyze how we got here. The charge of a “Russian invasion” was made previously by the government in Kiev, though government officials would not disclose how [...]

Gorbachev Warns Of US ‘Triumphalism’ And ‘New Cold War’ At 25th Anniversary Of Fall Of Soviet Union

By: Monday November 10, 2014 9:58 am

The former leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, used the occasion of commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall to warn that the world was on the brink of a new Cold War. Gorbachev blamed the US and the West for “triumphalism” after the Cold War ended and the eastern [...]

Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Invading Country

By: Friday November 7, 2014 10:17 am

The government in Kiev has accused Russia of invading its territory as tensions escalate in East Ukraine in the wake of the ceasefire collapsing. The ceasefire substantively ended yesterday after an artillery assault in Donetsk led to the death of two teenagers at their high school with both sides pointing fingers at each other though [...]

Ukraine Ceasefire Collapses With Artillery Assault On School

By: Thursday November 6, 2014 9:01 am

The most harrowing morning I've had in Donetsk so far: http://t.co/rGtybhPQq2 AP photos by Mstyslav Chernov — Nataliya Vasilyeva (@NatVasilyevaAP) November 6, 2014 Fighting resumed today in East Ukraine. Artillery fire in the Donetsk region has already killed two teenagers who died when a shell hit their school. The teens were playing soccer on their [...]

Russia Recognizes Separatist Elections In East Ukraine

By: Monday November 3, 2014 7:53 am

#Quote of the day on #Ukraine separatist elections: pic.twitter.com/3Whh1xe2tU — CFR (@CFR_org) November 3, 2014 Russia has recognized controversial elections that occurred in the separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk and called on the government in Kiev to stop military action in order to negotiate with those who won the elections. Vote results from the [...]

Ukraine Elections Setup Showdown Between West And Russia

By: Monday October 27, 2014 8:22 am

Sunday saw parliamentary elections swing to the pro-West faction of Ukraine politics with results that will likely keep Arseniy Yatsenyuk as Prime Minister of Ukraine. Yatsenyuk’s party, People‚Äôs Front, gained 21.6% of the vote with the bloc supporting President Petro Poroshenko getting 21.5% of the vote. With Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk in control there is little [...]

Ukraine Army Fired Cluster Bombs On Civilians

By: Tuesday October 21, 2014 7:32 am

According to The New York Times the Ukraine Amy has used cluster bombs on civilian populations in East Ukraine. Cluster bombs are banned in many countries which are signatories to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, though the use of cluster bombs itself can be considered a war crime if used against civilians. Cluster munitions eject [...]

Vice President Biden’s Son Was Discharged From Navy Reserves For Cocaine, Now Is Ukraine Energy Executive

By: Friday October 17, 2014 5:50 am

Hunter Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, was discharged from the US Navy Reserves for testing positive for cocaine according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Hunter received two waivers to enter the Naval Reserves – one for being older than a typical applicant at 43 and one for a previous [...]

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