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    IN THE PRESS: Op-ed by Turchynov
    Dec11

    IN THE PRESS: Op-ed by Turchynov

    “Allying with Putin against the Islamic State would be a devil’s bargain,” by Oleksander Turchynov, secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, The Washington Post, December 3: …it is understandable that Western governments should want to form the broadest possible international coalition, including with Russia, to...

    Ukraine is not a bargaining chip for Putin’s support against ISIS
    Dec11

    Ukraine is not a bargaining chip for Putin’s support against ISIS

    Two months ago, while travelling along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, I predicted that the Minsk II ceasefire agreements would not be respected by the Kremlin and its puppet Peoples’ Republics. It was clear to me – in spite of a tentative ceasefire put in place on October 2 – that the situation in the […] …read more Source: The...

    Kerry to Meet With Putin on Syria, Ukraine Next Week
    Dec11

    Kerry to Meet With Putin on Syria, Ukraine Next Week

    Kerry to meet Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow next week …read more Source: ABC...

    Biden’s message to Kyiv
    Dec11

    Biden’s message to Kyiv

    The Obama administration sent Vice-President Joe Biden on yet another trip to Ukraine (his fifth as vice-president and his fourth since the Euro-Maidan) to reassure Kyiv that the U.S. stands with the people of Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. The trip was meant “to provide a strong signal of our support for Ukraine […] …read more...

    December 17, 2013
    Dec11

    December 17, 2013

    Two years ago, on December 17, 2013, President Viktor Yanukovych signed a series of agreements with the Russian Federation and the Russian state gas monopoly Gazprom, with many of the terms of the agreements withheld from the public. Many speculated that the deal was meant to shut the door on Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the […]...

    Belavezha accords: not just about the past
    Dec11

    Belavezha accords: not just about the past

    Twenty-four years ago, on December 8, 1991, at the Belarusian resort of Belavezhskaya Pushcha, the presidents of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine signed a document, known as the Belavezha accords, annulling the 1922 union treaty and thus marking the end of the USSR – an event that continues to be a source of debate in both […] …read more Source:...

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament, PM dragged from post
    Dec11

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament, PM dragged from post

    Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers have erupted at Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum. …read more Source: CTV...

    Scuffles erupt at Ukraine’s parliament, PM dragged from post
    Dec11

    Scuffles erupt at Ukraine’s parliament, PM dragged from post

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers have erupted at Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum. …read more Source: U.S....

    Scuffles Erupt at Ukraine’s Parliament, PM Dragged From Post
    Dec11

    Scuffles Erupt at Ukraine’s Parliament, PM Dragged From Post

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament as deputy tries to drag PM away from rostrum …read more Source: ABC...

    Watch: Fists Fly in Ukraine Parliament After MP Tries to Lift Prime Minister
    Dec11

    Watch: Fists Fly in Ukraine Parliament After MP Tries to Lift Prime Minister

    Video footage shows the minister of energy getting in on the action. …read more Source:...