: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Red tape forces Canada to stop providing Ukraine’s military with satellite imagery of Russian forces
    Aug01

    Red tape forces Canada to stop providing Ukraine’s military with satellite imagery of Russian forces

    The Canadian government has pulled the plug on providing Ukraine with satellite imagery to track Russian and rebel forces after the process of transferring the data became tangled up in red tape. The Conservative government announced in February 2015 Canada would give Ukraine imagery from the high-tech Radarsat-2 satellite to boost security in...

    Trump Time Capsule #66: Khan, Koch, Crimea, and the NFL
    Aug01

    Trump Time Capsule #66: Khan, Koch, Crimea, and the NFL

    Trump on TwitterI’ve been offline for several days writing a magazine article. (Debates!) On return, I see that Donald Trump has lit off another string of firecrackers, Chinese New Year-style. As a short recap:His campaign against the bereaved parents of a decorated American combat casualty, Army Captain Humayun Khan, goes on. His associate...

    The Ukrainian government has announced a plan to turn the radioactive wasteland of Chernobyl into something incredible
    Aug01

    The Ukrainian government has announced a plan to turn the radioactive wasteland of Chernobyl into something incredible

    The Ukrainian government has a plan to convert the Chernobyl nuclear power plant into a solar farm. …read more Source: Business...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 1, 2016
    Aug01

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, August 1, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Askold Krushelnycky warns that Ukraine’s leaders are taking Western support for granted. Christian Caryl explains why exactly the Kremlin so loves Donald Trump. Zia Weise reminds us that Turkey’s other crackdown – against the Kurds in the southeast – still...

    Ukrainian Officials to Donald Trump: Please Stop Talking About Our Country
    Aug01

    Ukrainian Officials to Donald Trump: Please Stop Talking About Our Country

    Just when it seemed like Trump’s weekend couldn’t get worse, the business mogul turned presidential hopeful started talking about Ukraine — and just wouldn’t stop. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine Ambassador To US ‘Concerned’ About Trump’s Russia Remarks
    Aug01

    Ukraine Ambassador To US ‘Concerned’ About Trump’s Russia Remarks

    Valeriy Chaly, the Ukrainian ambassador to the United States, said Monday that Donald Trump’s recent comments about Russia and Ukraine are worrisome. Chaly told CNN that he was “surprised” by Trump’s remarks and “concerned” that the Republican presidential candidate does not have all the facts. Read More →...

    The Ukrainian State Treaty: An Offer Putin Can’t Refuse
    Aug01

    The Ukrainian State Treaty: An Offer Putin Can’t Refuse

    Why a 1955 neutrality agreement might be the perfect model for a strategic and successful deal between Moscow, Washington, and Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Europe’s Pseudo-Solidarité
    Aug01

    Europe’s Pseudo-Solidarité

    As the tug-o-war pulling apart Europe’s political, social and economic cohesion plays out on the fringes — with the improbable Brexit vote on one side and the failed coup in Turkey on the other — forced solidarity is being called into question by an increasing number of once loyal countries. The once minuscule cracks in the...

    Donald Trump: If I’m Elected, Vladimir Putin Is Not Going Into Ukraine
    Aug01

    Donald Trump: If I’m Elected, Vladimir Putin Is Not Going Into Ukraine

    U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump has issued a cryptic message to Russia, promising that if he is elected then Vladimir Putin will not go “into Ukraine.” In an interview with U.S. broadcaster ABC that aired over the weekend, Trump was asked about Putin’s presence in Ukraine. He replied: “He’s not going to go into Ukraine,...

    The Hill’s 12:30 Report
    Aug01

    The Hill’s 12:30 Report

    Backlash over Trump’s remarks about Khan family; Poll shows Clinton up; Trump in hot water on Ukraine. …read more Source: The...