Ukraine Admits Its Vast Gold Reserves are Gone

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 Back in March, at a time when the IMF reported that Ukraine’s official gold holdings as of the end of February, (just as the US State Department-facilitated coup against former president Victor Yanukovich was concluding), amounted to 42.3 tonnes or 8% of reserves… … and notably under the previous “hated” president,…

Up to 1,000 NATO Servicemen to Take Part in Military Drills in Ukraine This Month

WASHINGTON, September 2 (RIA Novosti) – Despite the ongoing hostilities in southeastern Ukraine, the United States plans to go ahead with the Rapid Trident military exercise, scheduled to take place in western Ukraine later this month and expected to involve up to 1,000 servicemen from NATO countries and other US allies, Reuters reported Tuesday. “At…

1,200 Ukrainian Soldiers Dead in Slaviansk Special Op – People’s Mayor

A burnt BMP-2 on the outskirts of the town of Rubezhnoye © RIA Novosti. Evgeny Biyatov 16:56 29/05/2014 RIGA, May 29 (RIA Novosti) – About 1,200 Ukrainian army soldiers have been killed during a special operation in Slaviansk, and eight helicopters and 15 armored vehicles were destroyed, Slaviansk people’s mayor Vyacheslav Ponomaryov said Thursday. “According…

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 shortage is becoming more serious, so China…

US VP Biden’s Son Joins the Board of Ukrainian Gas Company

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 Hunter Biden, son of US VP Joe Biden, is joining the board of directors of Burisma Holdings, Ukraine’s largest private gas producer. The group has prospects in eastern Ukraine where civil war is threatened following the coup in Kiev. Hunter Biden, son of US VP Joe Biden, is joining the board…

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 of the Donetsk region, the authorities of…

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 25 presidential election * Rebels aim to…