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    Ukraine in World War II: between the devil and the deep blue sea.
    May01

    Ukraine in World War II: between the devil and the deep blue sea.

    Ukraine experienced the horrors of the Second World War. Two brutal totalitarian regimes of the XX century – Nazi and Soviet – fought for control over Ukrainian lands. Ukrainian Insurgent Army fought against both invaders for many years. Infographics by Ukraine crisis media center View the infographic in full...

    National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants actively use heavy weapons banned by Minsk II
    May01

    National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants actively use heavy weapons banned by Minsk II

    Kyiv, April 30, 2015. Pro-Russian militants shelled our positions 17 times with 120-mm mortars and twice with 122-mm cannons. View map in full size Militants resumed attacks in Shyrokyne in the Mariupol sector. In the Donetsk sector, most tense situation was observed in Pisky. Ukrainian Armed Forces drove away a pro-Russian subversive group in...

    The situation in Ukraine is fragile and volatile – NATO’s Gen. Philip Breedlove
    Apr30

    The situation in Ukraine is fragile and volatile – NATO’s Gen. Philip Breedlove

    NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, and commander of U.S. European Command, Gen. Philip Breedlove talked to the Senate Armed Services Committee and briefed the press in the Pentagon Briefing Room on Thursday, April 30, 2015 Gen @PMBreedlove's #SASC testimony is over. Read his complete #EUCOM2015 posture statement at http://t.co/oSsdj41TVZ....

    Negotiating further strategic nuclear reductions with Russia defies common sense while Russia occupies Crimea, destabilizes Ukraine – U.S. Senator McCain
    Apr30

    Negotiating further strategic nuclear reductions with Russia defies common sense while Russia occupies Crimea, destabilizes Ukraine – U.S. Senator McCain

    U.S. Senator John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on Secretary of State John Kerry’s call for further strategic nuclear reductions with Russia, Apr 28, 2015: Sec Kerry's call for strategic nuclear reductions w/ #Russia would be a dangerously naïve nonstarter w/ US Senate:...

    The Russian Federation disregards the Budapest memorandum -US Secretary of State John Kerry
    Apr30

    The Russian Federation disregards the Budapest memorandum -US Secretary of State John Kerry

    The Press Center of the US Department of State informs that at the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has slammed Russia for its aggression toward Ukraine, and admits that the Russian Federation disregards the Budapest memorandum: “So let me briefly underscore one point here: In 1994,...

    The explosion of ammunition in Russian armored vehicles troops that were preparing for the invasion of Ukraine
    Apr29

    The explosion of ammunition in Russian armored vehicles troops that were preparing for the invasion of Ukraine

    In Rostov Region near the Ukrainian border at the exit of the vehicles from the field camp because of electrical short circuit happened fire inside the self-propelled artillery. The fire caused the detonation of the ammunition of Msta Up to thirty vehicles were burned or badly damaged by fire, according to preliminary data, on the proving ground...

    The first annual review of the TOP 100 state-owned enterprises in Ukraine
    Apr28

    The first annual review of the TOP 100 state-owned enterprises in Ukraine

    On April 28, 2015, the Press Center of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine on the official website presented the first annual review of the TOP 100 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) Today we released the first review of #Ukrainian state-owned enterprises: http://t.co/e8vPoZyKIj pic.twitter.com/Hg8uguzTT1 — Мінекономрозвитку...

    Russia today is occupying Ukrainian land – US Vice President Joe Biden
    Apr28

    Russia today is occupying Ukrainian land – US Vice President Joe Biden

    The US Vice President Joe Biden has made a video message to President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, Rada Chairman Groysman, to the participants of the International Support Ukraine Conference, held in Kyiv 28 April, 2015, and to the people of Ukraine: “You know, it’s hard to fathom how much has happened these past fifteen months—how...

    Russian forces, Russian personnel, are working together with the separatists in Eastern Ukraine – US  State Department
    Apr28

    Russian forces, Russian personnel, are working together with the separatists in Eastern Ukraine – US State Department

    Jeff Rathke, the US State Department acting deputy spokesperson on the Daily Press Briefing on April 27, 2015, talked on the deteriorating situation in Shyrokyne and the Russian presence in Eastern Ukraine. Ukraine: State Department on deteriorating situation in Shyrokyne and blocked OSCE access: http://t.co/UnhYyOzIpO pic.twitter.com/J1E0GE4bNV...

    While the European Union officials met the Ukrainian, in Donbas one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three wounded
    Apr27

    While the European Union officials met the Ukrainian, in Donbas one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three wounded

    The XVII EU-Ukraine summit was held in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday, April 27. As reports the official website of European Council, President of Ukraine Poroshenko, President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker discussed the progress made by Ukraine on its political and economical reform...

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