: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    VOA Interview with Geoffrey Pyatt
    Jul30

    VOA Interview with Geoffrey Pyatt

    Geoffrey R. Pyatt is the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. He was interviewed by VOA’s Henry Ridgwell. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Obama’s Russia Envoy Nominee: U.S. Will ‘Never Accept’ Crimea Takeover
    Jul30

    Obama’s Russia Envoy Nominee: U.S. Will ‘Never Accept’ Crimea Takeover

    The nominee to be next U.S. ambassador to Russia says the United States will “never accept” the Kremlin’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region and cannot ignore Russia’s actions in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian military looking for system to protect Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s aircraft and other VIP jets
    Jul30

    Canadian military looking for system to protect Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s aircraft and other VIP jets

    The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles, Murray Brewster of the Canadian Press reports. More from his article: And one of Israel’s top defence contractors, Elbit Systems Ltd., has been working behind the...

    Obama Announces New Russian Sanctions
    Jul30

    Obama Announces New Russian Sanctions

    The president, speaking from the South Lawn of the White House, discussed new economic sanctions against Russia amid unrest in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Europe Puts Putin in a Corner
    Jul30

    Europe Puts Putin in a Corner

    Ostracizing Russia won’t resolve Ukraine’s tensions, or a host of other nasty crises. …read more Source:...

    EU, U.S. Expand Sanctions on Russia
    Jul29

    EU, U.S. Expand Sanctions on Russia

    The European Union and the U.S., after much agonizing, adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday to punish Moscow’s unbending stance in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    U.S., EU, Canada announce new sanctions against Russia
    Jul29

    U.S., EU, Canada announce new sanctions against Russia

    The United States, the European Union and Canada all announced a tightening of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday over the continuing crisis in Ukraine and Russia’s suspected involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. …read more Source:...

    U.S., Europe announce additional sanctions on Russia
    Jul29

    U.S., Europe announce additional sanctions on Russia

    Spurred to new action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia
    Jul29

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred to new action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy. The coordinated sanctions were aimed at increasing pressure on Russian...

    European Union Agrees to Tough Sanctions Against Russia
    Jul29

    European Union Agrees to Tough Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union has agreed to new economic sanctions against Russia for its role in Ukraine, and the measures will target its energy, finance, and defense sectors, the BBC reports. More details are expected to come this afternoon. America and Europe have already enacted a number of sanctions, such as visa bans and asset freezes, against...