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      The special status of Donbas apparently was a part of the agreements in Minsk
      Sep18

      The special status of Donbas apparently was a part of the agreements in Minsk

      The bills adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on the special status of some raions in Donbas and amnesty for those participating in the events in the CTO area on 16 September 2014 contradict both the Constitution of Ukraine and other legislation. Moreover, representatives of the so-called LPR and DNR currently have no intentions to comply with them but...

      Russian “peacekeeping forces” symbol was found on the vehicles in Donbass
      Sep18

      Russian “peacekeeping forces” symbol was found on the vehicles in Donbass

      The Guardian has found more evidence of Russian military hardware operating inside Ukraine, spotting an armoured vehicle marked with the symbol of the Russian army’s “peacekeeping forces”. Their vehicle was marked in three places with a blue circle and the yellow Cyrillic letters MC – the Russian abbreviation for “peacekeeping forces”, the...

      The political fate of Poroshenko will depend on price of the peace in Donbass
      Sep18

      The political fate of Poroshenko will depend on price of the peace in Donbass

      The war in eastern Ukraine has quietened, for now. Its disparate factions have as much reason to keep fighting as to put away their guns. But a ceasefire signed on September 5th in Minsk is so far mostly holding, the Economist writes. Deputy director general and director of political and legal programmes at the Razumkov Centre Yuriy Yakymenko...

      Ghost Soldiers from Russia
      Sep17

      Ghost Soldiers from Russia

      Despite a plethora of irrefutable evidence, Russian president Vladimir Putin continues his steadfast denial of Russia’s military presence in Ukraine. According to writer Alexander Podrabinek, only those interested in propaganda and not facts are capable of disregarding such a cynical lie. …read more Source: Institute of Modern...

      Russia’s Baltic War
      Sep17

      Russia’s Baltic War

      Having failed to check Russia’s desire to reconstitute its empire in Ukraine, the world now looks on as the Russian campaign in the Baltics picks up steam. The latest news is that of an Estonian agent apparently kidnapped from Estonia and charged with espionage in Russia. The aggregate total of the number of people who believe...

      Ukraine News Roundup | September  15
      Sep15

      Ukraine News Roundup | September 15

      Ukraine President Poroshenko Faces Backlash Over EU Trade Deal Delay via Wall Street JournalBitter Survivors and Caravans of Coffins from Ukraine’s “Eastern Boiler” via Daily BeastAs The Sanctions’ Noose Tightens, China Grabs Russian Energy Assets At Bargain Prices via Forbes5 Ways for NATO, U.S. to Support Ukraine via Washington...

      The wall at the Russian border won’t help guarantee the security of Ukraine
      Sep12

      The wall at the Russian border won’t help guarantee the security of Ukraine

      The length of the Ukrainian-Russian border is now 2,295km. Given the Russian aggression, Ukraine decided to build engineering structures with concrete fortifications, barbed wire, watchtowers, barriers with motion sensors and infrared cameras along the entire Russian border. The project is called „The Wall“, and it has already been approved in...

      The Fear of Responsibility
      Sep11

      The Fear of Responsibility

      On September 8, 2014, the preliminary results of the investigation into the recent crash of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over Donetsk, Ukraine, were published by the Netherlands commission assembled for the task. Moscow-based journalist Olga Melnikova comments on Russia’s reactions to the findings. …read more Source: Institute of...

      Ukraine News Roundup | September 11
      Sep11

      Ukraine News Roundup | September 11

      Russia and the Menace of Unreality via The AtlanticRussian Soldiers Reveal the Truth Behind Putin’s Secret War via NewsweekRussian Nationalists Grasp at Straws with ‘Scottish Solidarity” Campaign via Global VoicesPeace on Putin’s Terms via Foreign AffairsThe Ukrainian Crisis is at a Point of No Return via National InterestCrimean...

      Putin took Crimea not without consent of the West
      Sep11

      Putin took Crimea not without consent of the West

      Director of Military Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Mykola Sunhurovskyi explained in his comment to the website Replika why the European Union and the United States of America had ailed to take decisive action so far to stop Russian military aggression in Ukraine. For Ukraine, part of whose territory has been annexed, and on the rest of which...

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