Tag Archives: Donbass

Ukraine At the Edge of a Major New ‘Spiral of Violence’

In an interview published Sunday, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier termed the situation in Ukraine “explosive,” and called on both parties in the conflict to come together quickly for talks to prevent a spiral of violence. Steinmeier said he had … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Hangover: Russia Points Out that NATO and the EU Are Backing Nazis in Kiev

The aftermath of the Wales NATO Summit can be aptly summarized in two headlines Saturday morning, both by Bloomberg: “Ukraine Sees Cease-fire Holding as Russian Troops Poised” and “EU Completes Plan to Broaden Economic Sanctions on Russia.” As one wire … Continue reading

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Putin Outmaneuvers Europe and NATO On Ukraine

The Atlantic Council, the establishment thinktank that counts itself as one of NATO’s biggest boosters, projected an air of defeat Friday, during a news conference call with former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Nick Burns, executive vice president Damon Wilson who … Continue reading

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Poroshenko and Putin Talk About Ceasefire Plan as Rout of Ukrainian Army Continues in the East

Early Wednesday morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone discussion with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. Out of the conversation, statements were issued by both presidential offices, indicating that some points of convergence had been reached over a cease-fire and … Continue reading

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Behind the Anti-Russian Hysteria: Kiev Is Losing the War

Aside from the strategic intentions of the British Empire to foment a war between the West and Russia—a war that would almost certainly go nuclear—another factor in the hysteria in Washington, Brussels and Kiev over the alleged Russian “invasion” of … Continue reading

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Lavrov, Russian Foreign Ministry Chastise NATO for Confrontationism and Kiev for Allowing Humanitarian Disaster in Donbass

The Russian Foreign Ministry and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov issued statements two and three days ago about the horrific situation of the population in eastern Ukraine, calling for international action. They also deplored the continuing confrontationism of NATO. Yesterday’s statement … Continue reading

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Putin, Lavrov, and Donbass Leaders Demand Full and Independent Investigation of MH17 Crash

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have further addressed the Ukraine civil war and Thursday’s downing of Flight MH17. In a condolence call to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country lost the greatest number of citizens … Continue reading

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Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Downed over Donbass; Accusations Are Traded and Crisis Meetings Scheduled

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed and burned in the Donetsk Region of Ukraine thursday afternoon, killing all on board. The flight, a codeshare with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, was carrying 298 passengers and … Continue reading

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Germany Convenes Emergency Meeting in Attempt to Stem Ukrainian Civil War

Late two nights ago, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier summoned his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine, and France to urgent talks in Berlin on stopping the civil war in eastern Ukraine, where violence sharply escalated after President Petro Poroshenko’s termination Monday … Continue reading

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Nasty Escalation in Donbass, as Yats Solidifies EU Dictatorship over Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko, the candy manufacturer elected President of Ukraine on May 25, throughout his career as funder of the Orange Revolution, Central Bank official, foreign minister and National Security Council secretary under President Victor Yushchenko, economics minister under President Victor … Continue reading

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