Tag: Ukraine

Western countries must rethink how to deter #Russia aggression against #Ukraine

Western countries must rethink how to deter #Russia aggression against #Ukraine

| December 7, 2018

Since they are unable to deter Russian efforts to control Ukraine’s maritime borders, the smart response is to help Ukraine develop alternative export infrastructure as part of a long-term policy to contain Russian expansionism. As the last four years have demonstrated, the US and NATO are not going to become directly involved in military confrontation […]

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#Ukraine accomplices of #Yanukovych, swindlers, and criminals: Who helps #Brodsky and #Nasirov to return to big politics?

#Ukraine accomplices of #Yanukovych, swindlers, and criminals: Who helps #Brodsky and #Nasirov to return to big politics?

| December 5, 2018

A businessman and former official, Mikhail Brodsky, has become one of the ‘heroes’ of recent weeks in the Ukrainian media. He decided to storm the political Olympus of Ukraine. But so far, the only thing he has succeeded in is the collection of scandals. Recently it became known about the pre-election start of a new […]

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Not Europe: #Ukraine imposes “ordered” sanctions against #Russia

Not Europe: #Ukraine imposes “ordered” sanctions against #Russia

| November 29, 2018

According to the recent statement of MEP Rebecca Harms, in the wake of aggression in the Sea of Azov the European Union is preparing new sanctions against Russia. In the meantime a scandal is likely to break out in Ukraine because of “Ukrainian style” sanctions. Despite all the restrictions imposed by Kyiv against the aggressor-country, […]

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#Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of #Russia invasion

#Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of #Russia invasion

| November 29, 2018

Ukraine has imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro Poroshenko warned of the “extremely serious” threat of a land invasion, write Andrew Osborn and Natalia Zinets. 7 MIN READ Poroshenko said martial law was necessary to bolster Ukraine’s defences after Russia seized three Ukrainian […]

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#Ukraine – EU calls for unhindered and free passage through Kerch strait and Azov Sea

#Ukraine – EU calls for unhindered and free passage through Kerch strait and Azov Sea

| November 28, 2018

The EU has expressed its utmost concern about the dangerous increase of tensions in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait in recent days which has led to the seizure of Ukrainian vessels and their crews by Russia and shots being fired at them, wounding several Ukrainian servicemen. We are dismayed at this use of force […]

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Mob rule in the capital of #Ukraine

Mob rule in the capital of #Ukraine

| November 27, 2018

During my trip to the capital of Ukraine – Kyiv, I was horrified to see the transport collapse on the streets of the largest country in Europe. The frightful traffic jams connected with the snowstorms in the middle of November are not the first case of a complete failure of this megapolise infrastructure to meet […]

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#Russia ignores Western protests over seized Ukrainian ships, #Ukraine mulls martial law

#Russia ignores Western protests over seized Ukrainian ships, #Ukraine mulls martial law

| November 26, 2018

Russia on Monday (26 November) ignored Western calls to release three Ukrainian naval ships and their crews it fired on and captured near Crimea at the weekend and accused Kiev of plotting with its Western allies to provoke a conflict, write Andrew Osborn and Natalia Zinets. In Ukraine, where armed forces were on full combat […]

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