: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    British defense minister: Russian aggression to NATO growing
    Jun15

    British defense minister: Russian aggression to NATO growing

    Bucharest, Jun 15 (AP/UNB) – Britain’s defense minister says Russian aggression toward NATO is increasing and the alliance was right to have agreed to a “very high readiness taskforce”, reports AP/UNB. Michael Fallon said Thursday that Russia had annexed Crimea, threatened the Baltic states, and interfered in the democratic processes in...

    Battleships, Aircraft Carriers and Super Tanks: Russia’s Military Dream Weapons—It Never Built
    Jun15

    Battleships, Aircraft Carriers and Super Tanks: Russia’s Military Dream Weapons—It Never Built

    Robert Farley Security, Asia The Soviet military combined grandiose vision and global aspiration with a defense-industrial base that had severe limitations. In some cases, these limitations produced remarkable weapons, such as the T-34 and the MiG-21. In other cases, the limitations precluded disastrous decisions, such as the giant heavy bombers,...

    Putin: Living Standards’ Fall in Ukraine May Lead to Hygienic Problems
    Jun15

    Putin: Living Standards’ Fall in Ukraine May Lead to Hygienic Problems

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Commenting on the situation in Ukraine, Putin noted that the average salary in Ukraine fell in the last few years from $450-460 a month to $251 a month, while gas costs rose three times and even more for the general population. “Hot and cold water [costs] have gone up 200% respectively, old age pensions fell 45%. So, when it...

    Germany, Austria Slam U.S. Sanctions against Russia
    Jun15

    Germany, Austria Slam U.S. Sanctions against Russia

    Germany and Austria have voiced sharp criticism of the latest U.S. sanctions against Moscow because they could affect European businesses involved in piping Russian natural gas to Europe. The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to slap new sanctions on key sectors of Russia’s economy and individuals over its interference in the U.S....

    Putin Cracks Joke That Comey Could Get Political Asylum In Russia
    Jun15

    Putin Cracks Joke That Comey Could Get Political Asylum In Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — In a sarcastic outburst, President Vladimir Putin on Thursday scoffed at former FBI director James Comey’s disclosure of his conversations with U.S. President Donald Trump, saying the move has made Comey eligible for political asylum in Russia.Putin, speaking in a live call-in show with the Russian nation, likened Comey to NSA...

    Russia's Putin says bridge to Crimea is on schedule
    Jun15

    Russia's Putin says bridge to Crimea is on schedule

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Construction of a bridge to connect mainland Russia with Crimea is on schedule, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Gangland boss Yegorov has been detained in Ukraine
    Jun15

    Gangland boss Yegorov has been detained in Ukraine

    The gang leader who had been charged with five murders in Slovakia has been detained in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Slovak...

    Vladimir Putin Calls James Comey’s Leaking of Donald Trump Conversations ‘Weird’
    Jun15

    Vladimir Putin Calls James Comey’s Leaking of Donald Trump Conversations ‘Weird’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin described former FBI Director James Comey’s leaking of conversations with President Donald Trump as “weird” and ironically offered him asylum in Russia. Speaking Thursday in live call-in show, Putin compared Comey’s move to that of NSA contractor Edward Snowden, adding on a sarcastic note that Russia...

    Russia’s Putin Says Bridge to Crimea Is on Schedule
    Jun15

    Russia’s Putin Says Bridge to Crimea Is on Schedule

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Construction of a bridge to connect mainland Russia with Crimea is on schedule, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on… …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate
    Jun15

    Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin (pix) on Thursday slammed fresh sanctions approved by the US Senate as coming “out of nowhere” and motivated by domestic politics and historical efforts by the West to “contain” Russia. “We know that currently there is a bill in the US Senate regarding toughening sanctions....