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 [...]

Riots Hit Kiev, Neofascists Hold Torch-Lit March In Ukraine

By: Tuesday October 14, 2014 10:21 am

After previously promising to march on Kiev, neofascists began a riot in Kiev that involved throwing smoke bombs and using air guns to shoot out windows of the Ukrainian parliament. The riot forced an early end to the session of parliament as police battled to take back the streets of Kiev. The far right had [...]

War Industry Sees Profits Surge On Gaza, Ukraine, And Syria Conflicts

By: Tuesday October 7, 2014 10:23 am

Global turmoil and bloody conflicts are not bad news for everyone. The defense industry has been enjoying a nice run in the stock market from armed conflict breaking out across the world from Gaza to Ukraine to Syria. Much of the upside comes from the use of weapons made by US multinational corporations in conflicts [...]

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 [...]

Reactionaries In Kiev Throw Member Of Parliament In Dumpster, Luhansk And Donetsk Granted Special Status

By: Wednesday September 17, 2014 7:45 am

A reactionary mob in Kiev threw a member of Ukraine’s parliament in a dumpster for supporting a bill that would give special status to regions in East Ukraine. The mob waving flags from neofascist groups such as Svoboda and Right Sector burnt tiees and ultimately assaulted a member of parliament, dumping him in a trash [...]

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 [...]

Ukraine President Says No Military Solution To Crisis, May Need To Decentralize Power

By: Friday September 12, 2014 8:49 am

Ukraine's president says no military solution to his country's crisis, eyes reform: http://t.co/O5fdvSLDxl pic.twitter.com/YMhjvHqqac — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 12, 2014 Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has conceded that there is no military solution to the crisis in Ukraine. Though initially the war in East Ukraine against separatists was called a counter-terrorism campaign, after a [...]

New Russia Sanctions May Finally Target ExxonMobil And BP

By: Thursday September 11, 2014 4:39 am

There has been an interesting little game going on with US sanctions against Russia up until now. The US pretends to seriously sanction Russia and Russia pretends it is being seriously sanctioned. But now it appears the US may be actually targeting the companies that matter to Russia. ExxonMobil has a $50 billion contract with [...]

Right Wing Militias In Ukraine Say They’ll March On Kiev Next

By: Monday September 8, 2014 10:48 am

Ceasefire between Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists holding despite sporadic violations: http://t.co/cWhxLTlNKr pic.twitter.com/RNZ1SZrj72 — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 8, 2014 Though the right wing militias battling in East Ukraine were ostensibly fighting for the government in Kiev, it appears once the east is secured they have other plans. After the right wing militias who are referred [...]

Ukraine And Separatists Sign Ceasefire

By: Friday September 5, 2014 7:40 am

Ukraine's President Poroshenko confirms envoys in Minsk have signed agreement on ceasefire, comes into effect on Friday — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 5, 2014 The government in Kiev and separatists in East Ukraine have signed a ceasefire to go into effect today 3 pm EST GMT. The ceasefire, if it holds, could help end [...]

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