: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia
    Aug29

    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia

    Several European Union foreign ministers have accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow should be punished with harsh additional economic sanctions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch prosecutor in Ukraine for crash inquiry
    Aug29

    Dutch prosecutor in Ukraine for crash inquiry

    The Netherlands has assigned a prosecutor to work in Kiev on the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Miami...

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?
    Aug29

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?

    Does Vladimir Putin have a master plan in Ukraine? Or is he winging it? And is the elite behind him? Listen to the latest Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: ‘I want to remind you that Russia is one of the leading nuclear powers’
    Aug29

    Putin: ‘I want to remind you that Russia is one of the leading nuclear powers’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin had a message for the international community on Friday: “It’s best not to mess with us.” While speaking at a pro-Kremlin youth camp on Friday, Mr. Putin downplayed the Kremlin’s involvement in destabilizing eastern Ukraine while sending a message to Western nations that he isn’t...

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House
    Aug29

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House

    The United States said on Friday Russia’s denials of interference in Ukraine and its escalation of the crisis are not credible, putting Russia at risk for additional economic costs. “Those denials are completely without any credibility,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing. “It does put Russia...

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy
    Aug29

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy

    As European leaders return from summer holiday to hold their first summit amid multiple international crises — in Africa, the Middle East and Ukraine — the bloc’s two economic heavyweights, France and Germany, are also emerging as the EU’s foreign policy leaders. Instead of competing for primacy, experts say Paris and Berlin are...

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast
    Aug29

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a major port city.None of the half-dozen tanks seen by Associated Press reporters in the town of about...

    Rouble’s Record Rout Over Ukraine
    Aug29

    Rouble’s Record Rout Over Ukraine

    The moment Russia crossed the line. Nato says these pictures show Moscow violating Ukraine’s sovereignty in a military operation to support pro-Russian rebels. The photographs accompanied accusations that the border was crossed illegally, in the Kremlin’s most aggressive action in the crisis so far. 2500 people have been killed in...

    Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West ‘not to mess with us’
    Aug29

    Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West ‘not to mess with us’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Friday that the Kremlin had sent troops and tanks into eastern Ukraine and countered threats of increased Western sanctions with the advice that it is “best not to mess with us.” …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Disappearing Eurozone Inflation Set to Heighten European Central Bank Concerns
    Aug29

    Disappearing Eurozone Inflation Set to Heighten European Central Bank Concerns

    Eurozone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy intervention. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro rose by just 0.3 percent year-on-year in August, the smallest increase since October 2009,...