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    U.S. Weapons Aren’t Smart for Ukraine
    Nov21

    U.S. Weapons Aren’t Smart for Ukraine

    Even assuming that Russia isn’t looking for compromise and will push forward until Ukraine collapses, U.S. arms for Ukraine are a bad idea. …read more Source:...

    The Ukrainian revolution, one year on
    Nov21

    The Ukrainian revolution, one year on

    KIEV, Ukraine – On a recent autumn afternoon, Mustafa Nayyem sat in the corner booth of a dark café in the Ukrainian capital, sipping coffee and reminiscing about how the revolution began a year ago.”It was a real uprising of the people, totally grassroots,” he said. “There were no politics, and no politicians to spoil the...

    Ukraine’s Parliamentary Parties Initial Coalition Agreement
    Nov21

    Ukraine’s Parliamentary Parties Initial Coalition Agreement

    Ukraine has formed a five-party ruling coalition consisting of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, the Popular Front, Samopomich, the Radical Party, and Batkivshchyna. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: U.S. Will Boost Non-Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Nov21

    Report: U.S. Will Boost Non-Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    The Obama Administration is ready to increase its delivery of non-lethal aid to the Ukrainian government, but will refrain from furnishing Kiev with weapons to use in its fight against pro-Russian forces in the country’s southeast, according to a new report. Citing unnamed U.S. officials, Reuters says that Vice President Joe Biden will...

    Biden To Meet Kyiv’s Leaders, Announce Nonlethal U.S. Military Aid
    Nov21

    Biden To Meet Kyiv’s Leaders, Announce Nonlethal U.S. Military Aid

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was expected to announce an increase in nonlethal U.S. military assistance to Ukraine on November 21 as he meets in Kyiv with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Remembers Start of Euromaidan Protests With New Holiday
    Nov21

    Kyiv Remembers Start of Euromaidan Protests With New Holiday

    Ukrainians are marking a new national holiday on November 21 — the anniversary of the start of Kyiv’s Euromaidan protests that led to the ouster of the country’s former pro-Kremlin regime. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden to Reiterate US Support During Visit to Ukraine
    Nov21

    Biden to Reiterate US Support During Visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets Ukraine’s leaders Friday in an effort to underscore Washington’s support for Kyiv, which is battling a pro-Russian insurgency. A senior White House official said Biden intends to use the meetings to tell President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk that “we have your...

    Ukrainians in rebel east brace for winter among the ruins
    Nov21

    Ukrainians in rebel east brace for winter among the ruins

    Stepanivka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Farm worker Vitaly digs wearily at the cold earth in the half-ruined village of Stepanivka in war-torn eastern Ukraine. “I will plant something in spring — if I survive until then,” the 62-year-old sighs.Around him, the scars of heavy fighting that left dozens dead in this tiny mist-shrouded...

    Biden in talks with Ukraine leaders as toll rises in east
    Nov21

    Biden in talks with Ukraine leaders as toll rises in east

    Kiev (AFP) – US Vice President Joe Biden will meet Ukraine’s leaders Friday on the first anniversary of the protests that toppled the former pro-Kremlin regime, with Kiev hoping for an announcement on further US assistance.Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a truce came into effect in September, an average of 13...

    Russia’s Nuclear Warheads Could Get Past US Missile Interceptors: United States Official
    Nov21

    Russia’s Nuclear Warheads Could Get Past US Missile Interceptors: United States Official

    A U.S. official says that the United States could not stop the hundreds of nuclear warheads that Russia possesses if they were fired around the same time. Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, made the comments recently in Bucharest, Romania at the Missile Defense Agency. She said that missile defenses...