Tag: Ukraine

China can feed itself

(People’s Daily Online)    13:25, May 23, 2014   Lester Russell Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute, and the author of “Who Will Feed China”, recently raised the question “Can the world feed China?” once more. According to Brown, China’s food imports are increasing rapidly and its structural food […]

NATO Appears Toothless in Ukraine Crisis

Unprotected in the East By SPIEGEL Staff If Russia were to engage in military aggression in the Baltics, NATO would be unable to defend the region using conventional means. An internal report highlights weaknesses in the alliance. They were big words, spoken almost as if they had been […]

Donetsk republic to get down to resolving its social, economic, defense problems – Military bases either change sides or be considered occupation troops

May 13, 7:34 UTC+4 “We are planning an appeal to the UN for declaring us a sovereign state but we don’t hope to get a positive answer”, co-chairman of the DPR Denis Pushilin say © ИТАР-ТАСС/ Константин Сазончик MOSCOW, May 13. /ITAR-TASS/. Following Sunday’s referendum on the future […]

Ukraine slides towards war

Both sides bury dead as Ukraine slides towards war Source: Reuters – Tue, 6 May 2014 02:51 PM Author: Reuters     * Several days of fighting in east * Rebels hold out in Slaviansk * Violence in Odessa spreads unrest across south * Western countries focus on May […]

Ukraine FM says ready to fight Russia

Friday, 25 April 2014 In the wake of an attack on the protest city of Slovyansk, Ukrainian interim Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia suggested that not only was Ukraine not being deterred by the threat of Russian intervention to protect the protesters, but is actually planning to “confront Russia” […]

Why CIA, NSA can’t spy on Putin?

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 Earlier this month, as Russia began its move in Crimea, U.S. spy agencies reportedly found a worrying silence in the spot where they were listening most attentively — the digital space around Russian President Vladimir Putin and his military brass. As the Wall Street […]

Turchynov Demands Self-Proclaimed Crimean Authorities Free All Hostages, Stop Provoking Ukrainian Troops By 21:00 On Wednesday

(19:32, Wednesday, March 19, 2014) Турчинов3 Ukrainian News Agency Parliament Speaker/acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has demanded that the self-proclaimed Crimean authorities free all hostages and stop provoking Ukrainian troops by 21:00 on Wednesday, the acting president’s representative office announced in a statement. “If all provocations against Ukrainian troops […]

Ukraine (cyber) war in full swing

2014-03-17 07:29 Kiev – With cyber attacks already launched against Crimean separatists, the Kremlin and Nato, the ground war may not have started in Ukraine but computer warfare is already raging. In recent days – and with increasing intensity on Sunday – a virtual war has commenced in […]

Right Sector leader: Kiev should be ready to sabotage Russian pipelines in Ukraine

Edited time: March 16, 2014 16:03                                                                              Dmytro Yarosh.(Reuters / David Mdzinarishvili) The leader of ultranationalist group Right Sector, Dmitry Yarosh, has threatened to destroy Russian pipelines on Ukrainian territory if a diplomatic solution is not reached with Moscow. In a fiery address loaded warmongering rhetoric, Yarosh told his  […]

Tensions rise as Ukraine’s military hardware pulls up to eastern border with Russia

Published time: March 16, 2014 21:30                                                                             Ukrainian tanks take part in a military exercise near Kharkiv March 14, 2014 (Reuters / Stringer) Ukrainian heavy military equipment, including armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles are heading towards the Russian border, while the eastern regions of Donetsk and […]

Former Soviet borders are being reconsidered

16.03.2014 The Crimea precedent will make us look differently at similar issues in the Former Soviet Union. The problem was incited by Soviet authorities who loosely drew administrative boundaries between different regions. There are many of those who “suffered” from such actions, including, primarily, Transnistria, Karabakh, South Ossetia […]