: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    UN: Death Toll in Ukraine Fighting Now Above 6,100
    Apr17

    UN: Death Toll in Ukraine Fighting Now Above 6,100

    UN says death toll in year of Ukraine fighting tops 6,100, sees risks of cease-fire breaches …read more Source: ABC...

    UN: Human Rights Threatened By Ukraine Cease-Fire Violations
    Apr17

    UN: Human Rights Threatened By Ukraine Cease-Fire Violations

    UN officials say they are increasingly worried that a dire human rights situation in parts of eastern Ukraine is likely to deteriorate further because of violations of a February cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Warns US Troops in Ukraine Could Destabilize Situation
    Apr17

    Russia Warns US Troops in Ukraine Could Destabilize Situation

    Russia has warned that the presence of foreign military personnel could “destabilize” the situation in Ukraine, after U.S. paratroopers arrived this week to train Ukrainian solders. A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters Friday that instructors from “third countries,” besides Russia or...

    A U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine?
    Apr17

    A U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine?

    “Could a U.S. response to Russia’s action in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russia War?”This jolting question is raised by Graham Allison and Dimitri Simes in the cover article of The National Interest. default_blog.jpg read more …read more Source: CNS...

    US Military Trainers May ‘Destablize’ Ukraine, Putin Warns
    Apr17

    US Military Trainers May ‘Destablize’ Ukraine, Putin Warns

    Moscow on Friday warned that the presence of foreign military personnel could destabilize the situation in Ukraine, following deployment of 300 U.S. training experts there this week. …read more Source:...

    Situation Report: Ash wants a new cyber strategy; Iraq wants a pipeline; and Gen. Dempsey wants Ramadi — some day
    Apr17

    Situation Report: Ash wants a new cyber strategy; Iraq wants a pipeline; and Gen. Dempsey wants Ramadi — some day

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson War Games. Speaking with reporters at the Pentagon on Thursday afternoon, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter mentioned almost in passing that he’s headed out west next week to Silicon Valley, saying simply that he plans to “meet with some technology executives” before delivering a speech at Stanford...

    Russia Says US Paratroopers Training Ukraine Army Will ‘Destabilize’ The Situation
    Apr17

    Russia Says US Paratroopers Training Ukraine Army Will ‘Destabilize’ The Situation

    The Kremlin said on Friday that the presence of U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine — who are there to train local forces — could “destabilize” the situation in the country. Three hundred U.S. paratroopers landed in Ukraine earlier this week for a six-month long training of Ukraine’s national guard forces, who have been fighting...

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring
    Apr17

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. …read more Source: U.S....

    When the World Bank met the IMF
    Apr17

    When the World Bank met the IMF

    You know what they say about spring. When the daffodils are blooming and the skies are getting brighter, love is in the air – or at least, a reunion – between the IMF and the World Bank, who are in Washington for their spring meetings. Prepare for stories of slowing global growth, speculation over Greek debt, worries over quantitative easing and...

    Putin Accuses Kyiv of ‘Cutting Off’ Eastern Ukraine
    Apr17

    Putin Accuses Kyiv of ‘Cutting Off’ Eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his annual televised call-in program, again denied there were any Russian troops fighting in Ukraine. He also said the West was trying to ‘contain’ Russia with sanctions. Henry Ridgwell reports on reactions to the president’s four-hour TV appearance. …read more Source: Voice of...