: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Russian rocket maker blows up plane to prove it didn’t blow up MH17
    Oct09

    Russian rocket maker blows up plane to prove it didn’t blow up MH17

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — How do you prove you didn’t blow up a plane? In Russia, you blow up a plane. A Russian missile manufacturer said Friday that it had exploded a missile beneath a decommissioned Boeing airliner similar to that of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine last year, proving the passenger jet was...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin swings from Ukrainian deadlock to Syrian quagmire
    Oct09

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin swings from Ukrainian deadlock to Syrian quagmire

    The Russian air campaign in Syria has captured so much international attention that the difficult summit held in Paris on October 2, involving French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin, made nearly no headlines. The outcome of the tense talks,...

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain
    Oct09

    St. Michael’s Parish in Tucson hosts Sen. John McCain

    TUSCON, Ariz. – St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church here was the scene of a town hall meeting with Sen. John McCain on Saturday, October 3. When Russia invaded Crimea and started fomenting rebellion in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of eastern Ukraine, Ukrainians in Tucson, as in so many other diaspora communities, protested with a […]...

    A Village Divided By War In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct09

    A Village Divided By War In Eastern Ukraine

    In the Ukrainian village of Lobacheve, going to school or visiting relatives might require a treacherous boat trip to or from the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic. While a cease-fire holds, locals are able to move freely between the two halves of the town: one controlled by government troops, the other by Russian-backed...

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven
    Oct09

    Rep. Rosa DeLauro addresses Ukrainian community in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – On Sunday, September 20, after the 10:30 a.m. divine liturgy at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro spoke to the Ukrainian community about her trip to Ukraine last month. She spoke with conviction and with determination, and made it clear that she is dedicated to helping the Ukrainian people. […]...

    The migrant crisis: Warnings from the Holocaust
    Oct09

    The migrant crisis: Warnings from the Holocaust

    A group of refugees and migrants on their way to the Gevgelijas train station, minutes after they have crossed the Greek -Macedonian border. (Socrates Baltagianni/Invision/Redux) American historian Timothy Snyder has a way with familiar historical moments—and they don’t come more familiar than the Holocaust—that turns them on their heads,...

    Why Turkey Aims for ‘Zero Problems’ With Russia’s War in Syria
    Oct09

    Why Turkey Aims for ‘Zero Problems’ With Russia’s War in Syria

    ISTANBUL — Since the outbreak of the Arab Uprisings in 2011, Russian president Vladimir Putin has been the most dependable ally of the Assad regime in Syria. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey, by contrast, has incessantly called for the overthrow of the Damascus government. While Erdoğan has made a concerted effort to organize and...

    Confused About Russia’s Intentions in Syria? Putin Wants You to Be.
    Oct09

    Confused About Russia’s Intentions in Syria? Putin Wants You to Be.

    It’s not easy being a Western diplomat dealing with Russia. First there’s the cold, the poor pay and the long hours. Then there’s the bugs, creepy happenings and monitoring you have to put up with in Moscow. But the worst problem is that your counterparts lie. First in Ukraine and now in Syria, Russia’s disinformation...

    The Movie Putin Doesn’t Want You to See
    Oct09

    The Movie Putin Doesn’t Want You to See

    The documentary ‘Winter on Fire’ captures the Ukrainian uprising in all its brutal, bloody realness. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Road From Donbas To Damascus
    Oct09

    The Road From Donbas To Damascus

    If you think Russia’s Syria intervention means Vladimir Putin is giving up on Ukraine, think again. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...