: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    A Showdown in Moscow’s Power Elite
    Mar16

    A Showdown in Moscow’s Power Elite

    The news that Russia’s most powerful law enforcement agencies have decided to target people linked to one of Russia’s most powerful politicians has been dominating the talk in Moscow lately. Last week officials announced that they had arrested five suspects in the killing of Boris Nemtsov, the opposition leader who was gunned down...

    Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea
    Mar16

    Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    A New Dark Age?
    Mar16

    A New Dark Age?

    The Renaissance, the Enlightenment, science and technology, and the acknowledgment of the individual’s rights vis-à-vis the state (Western values) has dominated the world for 500 years. Over the last 200 years it took form of an Anglo-American worldview introducing the age of economics: industrialization, liberal representative democracy,...

    Russia Launches Massive Military Drills in Show of Force Against West
    Mar16

    Russia Launches Massive Military Drills in Show of Force Against West

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military maneuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine.The five-day Arctic drills involving 38,000 servicemen, more than 50… …read more Source:...

    18 photos that show Vladimir Putin doesn’t mess around
    Mar16

    18 photos that show Vladimir Putin doesn’t mess around

    On Monday, the world’s most powerful person reappeared after mysteriously disappearing for 10 days. Without a definitive explanation from the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed President Almazbek Atambayev of Kyrgyzstan amid swirling rumors. Putin rarely goes unnoticed after a year during which Russia annexed the...

    Germany won’t recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on
    Mar16

    Germany won’t recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimean Peninsula, one year after a referendum that Ukraine said was illegitimate. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin Says Russia Was Ready for Nuclear Confrontation Over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin Says Russia Was Ready for Nuclear Confrontation Over Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert to ensure Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year, President Vladimir Putin said in a pre-recorded documentary aired on Sunday. Putin also said that Russia had saved the life of Ukraine’s former pro-Moscow president, Viktor Yanukovich, who he said had...

    Germany won't recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on
    Mar16

    Germany won't recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on

    BERLIN — Germany says it won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimean Peninsula, one year after a referendum that Ukraine said was illegitimate.The issue of Crimea’s status has taken a back seat in recent efforts to broker a peace deal for eastern Ukraine, where government forces are battling separatists backed by...

    Germany won’t recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on
    Mar16

    Germany won’t recognize annexation of Crimea, 1 year on

    read more …read more Source: CNS...