: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Joint Chiefs nominee names Russia top security threat
    Jul09

    Joint Chiefs nominee names Russia top security threat

    He also says he supports supplying Ukraine with weapons to defend against separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    The Invisible (Digital) War
    Jul09

    The Invisible (Digital) War

    Wherever there’s a political crisis, from Gaza to Ukraine, cyberattacks targeting the flow of information soon follow. A few brave computer programmers are fighting back. …read more Source: Foreign...

    BRICS Leaders Vow to Coordinate Actions, Protect Economies
    Jul09

    BRICS Leaders Vow to Coordinate Actions, Protect Economies

    The BRICS emerging nations said on Thursday they were worried about the volatility of global financial markets and oil prices and agreed to coordinate efforts to keep their economies stable. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa finally launched the group’s largest initiatives to date – a development bank and a...

    NATO to open regional HQ in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Jul09

    NATO to open regional HQ in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    NATO will open the first Baltic regional headquarters for its new rapid reaction force in Lithuania in the coming months, amid growing concerns over Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia opposes UN resolution to establish a tribunal to try those responsible for MH17 crash
    Jul09

    Russia opposes UN resolution to establish a tribunal to try those responsible for MH17 crash

    Russia says it is opposed to a UN resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. …read more Source: FOX...

    Interview with Kiev International Democracy Institute Director and Ukraine expert, Sergiy Taran
    Jul09

    Interview with Kiev International Democracy Institute Director and Ukraine expert, Sergiy Taran

    Sergiy Taran is the Director of the Kiev-based International Democracy Institute think tank, and the head of the Board of the Center of Sociological and Political Researches “Sotsiovimir”. Taran is also an activist and political scientist specializing in post-Communist Ukrainian politics. His opinions on Ukrainian politics have...

    ‘The gas deal between Greece and Russia suddenly looks less exciting’
    Jul09

    ‘The gas deal between Greece and Russia suddenly looks less exciting’

    Back in June, Russia signed a preliminary $2.27 billion agreement on building a pipeline through Greece. The new project is an extension of the so-called Turkish Stream, a gas pipeline designed to bring Russian gas to Europe via Greece, with an annual capacity of 47 billion cubic meters. Russia likes this deal given the strategic geopolitical...

    Joint Chiefs nominees: Arming Ukraine is ‘reasonable’
    Jul09

    Joint Chiefs nominees: Arming Ukraine is ‘reasonable’

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The Marine general nominated to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the U.S. and its coalition partners are making moderate progress in the fight against the Islamic State. …read more Source: U.S....

    The Waiting Game
    Jul09

    The Waiting Game

    The drama of the U.S. (now P5+1) negotiations with Iran over its nuclear infrastructure has been ongoing now for more than a dozen years, if we date the inception point to 2002, when some dissidents leaked information about Iran’s nuclear weapons work. (They did not tell the U.S. Government much of anything it did not already know, but...

    Joint Chiefs nominees: Arming Ukraine is ‘reasonable’
    Jul09

    Joint Chiefs nominees: Arming Ukraine is ‘reasonable’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nominee to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says it is “reasonable” to supply lethal arms to Ukrainians fighting against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source: CNS...