: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Merkel Says EU Agreement With Ukraine Not Aimed Against Russia
    Oct23

    Merkel Says EU Agreement With Ukraine Not Aimed Against Russia

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said a European Union free trade agreement with Ukraine is not directed against Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Is The Force With Odesa?
    Oct23

    The Daily Vertical: Is The Force With Odesa?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia to hold key Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey
    Oct23

    Russia to hold key Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey

    Vienna (AFP) – The top diplomats from Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey will hold talks on the war in Syria Friday, after Moscow thrust itself into the heart of the conflict with its bombing campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad.The envoys from Washington, Riyadh and Ankara — all of which back groups...

    Poroshenko’s Double-Cross
    Oct23

    Poroshenko’s Double-Cross

    The Ukrainian president is backing a candidate for mayor in Dnipropetrovsk whos beholden to the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The reason has to do with very oligarchic politics the Euromaidan Revolution was meant to destroy. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict
    Oct23

    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict

    President Petro Poroshenko faces a test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures when Ukraine votes in local elections October 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Man City’s De Bruyne aims to steal Premier League derby spotlight
    Oct23

    Man City’s De Bruyne aims to steal Premier League derby spotlight

    London (AFP) – Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is relishing the chance to inspire his first derby victory against Manchester United when the Premier League leaders visit Old Trafford this weekend.De Bruyne will experience the hostility and passion of the Manchester derby for the first time following his £55 million ($84...

    Coast Guard deal reached between Arctic nations despite earlier roadblock against Russia by Harper government
    Oct23

    Coast Guard deal reached between Arctic nations despite earlier roadblock against Russia by Harper government

    All eight Arctic nations — including Canada and Russia — are to sign a historic deal next week for their coast guards to work together in the treacherous and increasingly accessible waters of the North, writes Bob Weber of the Canadian Press. Here is the rest of the Canadian Press article: Creating the Arctic Coast Guard Forum is considered a...

    Ukraine to receive U.S. radars by mid-November
    Oct22

    Ukraine to receive U.S. radars by mid-November

    Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) — The U.S. will supply Ukraine with long-range counter-battery radar stations by mid-November as the country continues to fight Russian-backed militants. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russian Troops in Syria Will ‘Stay Until the End’
    Oct22

    Russian Troops in Syria Will ‘Stay Until the End’

    The 58th Army is the branch of the Russian military that helped lead the 2008 incursion into Georgia, and which Ukraine claimed was sending high-ranking officials to wage war in the East as well. …read more Source: Foreign...

    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military
    Oct22

    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military

    Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The 2014 annexation of Crimea and the ongoing civil war in Syria, while major political crises, also are replete with insights about the current state of the Russian military. First, the Russian […] The post What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military...