: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week: Postcard: Ukraine’s Special Forces Dogs
    Jan23

    Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week: Postcard: Ukraine’s Special Forces Dogs

    By Rebecca FrankelBest Defense Chief Canine Correspondent Our eyes may be directed to other parts of the world this week, but fighting in east Ukraine has worsened. In fact, according to the U.N. Human Rights office reportedly said that the fighting had entered “its most deadly period.” In these photos taken in August, armed soldiers of the...

    How much should Russia’s neighbors fear Moscow?
    Jan23

    How much should Russia’s neighbors fear Moscow?

    Russia’s involvement in the crisis in Ukraine have given some of its neighbors cause for concern and was a topic of discussion at the WEF in Davos. …read more Source:...

    Podcast: The Second Front
    Jan23

    Podcast: The Second Front

    The conflict between Russia and Ukraine isn’t just a military struggle for territory. It’s also a war of governance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine Vow to Drive Army From Donetsk
    Jan23

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine Vow to Drive Army From Donetsk

    “We will attack,” said Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of a Donetsk rebel group, seeking to build on the success of capturing a long-contested airport. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera
    Jan23

    Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera

    President Obama will be in India for a three-day visit starting Sunday, searching for that elusive foreign policy triumph to consolidate his presidential legacy. This is not the first time that New Delhi has come to the rescue of a president who lost his sheen. In 2000, on the heels of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and impeachment ignominy,...

    Eastern Ukraine rebels ready major offensive
    Jan23

    Eastern Ukraine rebels ready major offensive

    A top NATO official said the Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have been beefed up and have pushed further west. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming
    Jan23

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming, rebels rule out new cease-fire …read more Source:...

    Rebel leader: No Ukraine truce
    Jan23

    Rebel leader: No Ukraine truce

    A leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region says he is not interested in a truce with the Ukrainian government in Kiev because his troops are on the offensive. …read more Source:...

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming
    Jan23

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Signs emerged Friday of a major rebel offensive looming in eastern Ukraine, which has seen a surge in fighting and deadly attacks despite diplomatic efforts to craft a lasting peace deal. One separatist leader said his pro-Russian rebels have launched a multi-pronged offensive and won’t join further peace talks – but left...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Mount New Offensive on Ukraine-Held Territory
    Jan23

    Pro-Russian Rebels Mount New Offensive on Ukraine-Held Territory

    The ceasefire between the government of Ukraine and pro-Russian separatist fighters in the country’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions has collapsed as fighting between the two sides took a new turn today, with rebels mounting an offensive on territories currently held by Ukraine. Kiev-loyal forces are preparing to repel advancing...