The EU has reluctantly provided Ukraine with its first financial aid package The United States has a recent history of going to war for dubious reasons promoted by interested groups, for which afterwards Americans are sorry. I have in...
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said he would not allow a repetition of what happened in Crimea which was annexed by Russia last month.
His live televised address from parliament came after pro-Russian forces targeted half a dozen cities.
Saying Russian troops were within a 30 km (19 mile) zone from the Ukrainian border, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told a government meeting: “An anti-Ukrainian plan is being put into operation . . . under which foreign troops will cross the border and seize the territory of the country.
Pro-Russian separatists who seized a provincial administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk proclaimed the region independent Monday — an echo of events prior to Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Ukrainian authorities called the move an attempt by Russia to sow unrest.
Tokyo and Moscow remain at odds over the sliver of a Russian-held archipelago off Hokkaido, with the nearly 70-year-old dispute long stalling a bilateral post-war peace treaty, despite warming diplomatic and economic ties.
The farmers in the 25 original EU countries are not happy with this decision, because, once again, they will be confronted with price dumping. And consumers will not be happy either because of health risks from uncontrolled agricultural goods from Chernobyl
The East-West split reopened by the crisis in Ukraine hardened Wednesday when President Barack Obama threw Washington’s weight firmly behind Kiev in its stand-off with Moscow.
Western criticisms of Russia’s move into Ukraine’s Crimea region reek of double standards. In the first place, Moscow was simply moving to regain control of a pro-Russian territory it had rather generously handed over to Ukraine back in 1954 when conditions were very different.
What U.S. media won’t say about Russia’s actions As usual, America’s foreign correspondents are falling down on the job. Stories devoid of historical context cast Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as a naked act of neo-Soviet aggression. Considering that...
It was clear from the beginning that the protests in Kiev were not organised only by the people from Kiev. We have seen the Israeli ex-military who led part of the uprising and now we have even more proof