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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia’s National Security Strategy denotes U.S. and NATO as threats
    Jan22

    Russia’s National Security Strategy denotes U.S. and NATO as threats

    The National Security Strategy blames the U.S. and the European Union for the Ukraine crisis; in particular, it paints the Euro-Maidan events as a Western-sponsored “color revolution” and a potential threat to Russia’s security. Russia’s new National Security Strategy (NSS), signed into law by President Vladimir Putin on December 31,...

    State Department clarifies president’s SOTU reference
    Jan22

    State Department clarifies president’s SOTU reference

    WASHINGTON – The following response was given on January 15 by the State Department spokesperson Mark Toner regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address (January 12), in which he said: “…Russia is pouring resources in to prop up Ukraine and Syria – client states they saw slipping away from their orbit.” Mr. Toner […]...

    Ukraine is not a client state of Russia
    Jan22

    Ukraine is not a client state of Russia

    The statement below was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on January 13. In his final State of the Union address, President Obama got it wrong when it came to Ukraine. Speaking before the annual joint session of Congress, the President declared, “Even as their economy severely contracts, Russia is pouring resources in […]...

    Yale World Fellow Vakarchuk helps orphans of the Maidan and ATO
    Jan22

    Yale World Fellow Vakarchuk helps orphans of the Maidan and ATO

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – “I decided to rest usefully. I wanted a break from the way I have been for the last 15 years, like a squirrel on a wheel.” Svyatoslav Vakarchuk , the famed headliner of Ukraine’s most popular rock band, Okean Elzy, thus described his arrival in New Haven in August 2015 to […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Kerry signals end of some Russia sanctions
    Jan22

    Kerry signals end of some Russia sanctions

    Moscow officials raise hopes of settling dispute over eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Financial...

    Russia slams US move on honorary consuls, provocations
    Jan22

    Russia slams US move on honorary consuls, provocations

    Russia has condemned a US decision to withdraw credentials of most of the Russian honorary consuls as well as Washington’s “provocations” against Moscow. “We are indignant about Washington’s decision to withdraw the accreditation of five out of six honorary consuls of the Russian Federation in the United...

    2015: Our Ukrainian diaspora:  growing larger and stronger
    Jan22

    2015: Our Ukrainian diaspora: growing larger and stronger

    Our Ukrainian diaspora gathered on many occasions during 2015 to show support and solidarity with brethren in Ukraine, to commemorate important events in Ukraine’s history, and to discuss ways to help Ukraine through its current crisis. The past year was a particularly productive one for the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), the international...

    Poroshenko Breaches Minsk Agreements and Criticizes Little Advances
    Jan22

    Poroshenko Breaches Minsk Agreements and Criticizes Little Advances

    22 de enero de 2016, 13:06Moscow, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, pretexted today lacki of security in Donbass to justify the breaching until now of the political stage established in the peace agreements, signed in Minsk, on February 15, 2015. …read more Source: Prensa...

    U.S.-Ukraine relations: support at a time of war
    Jan22

    U.S.-Ukraine relations: support at a time of war

    U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden gets a standing ovation while addressing the Verkhovna Rada on December 8. Supporters of Ukraine thought they had won a great victory at the end of 2014 with the passage and the signing of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act; they thought the U.S. would indeed provide Ukraine with the lethal weapons […] …read more...

    Britain Under Pressure to Punish Putin Over Litvinenko Poisoning
    Jan22

    Britain Under Pressure to Punish Putin Over Litvinenko Poisoning

    Calls grew Friday for the government of British Prime Minister David Cameron to penalize Russia following the release Thursday of the results of a public inquiry on the 2006 murder of dissident Alexander Litvinenko. The exiled former Russian spy died after meeting two Russian agents at a London hotel and drinking green tea they had laced with...