Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Is Israel trying to hide arms exports to neo-Nazi militias in Ukraine?

Human rights activists are hoping to use the courts to expose Israeli arms exports and security know-how to neo-Nazi militias fighting in Ukraine. By Shuki Taussig A soldier of the Azov Battalion mans a heavy machine gun on a patrol near Mariupol, Ukraine. (Carl Ridderstråle/CC BY-SA 4.0) Is Israel knowingly selling weapons to neo-Nazi militias in […]

Ukraine will be coerced into making peace in Donbass

June 17, 2019 By Petr Akopov Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard Source: Ukraine is important for the US only in the context of their relationship with Russia, and blocks the path to their improvement. The latest statement of the national security adviser to the US President John Bolton became yet more proof of […]

Fire in Ukraine psychiatric clinic kills 6

Six people died in a fire in a municipal psychiatric clinic in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa that started late on Monday (June 10), according to Ukraine’s emergencies service. Squad of firefighters, emergency and medical workers, and policemen were seen at the site, extinguishing the fire in the building of 500 square meters […]

#Kilimnik #Ukraine #Mueller Mueller’s Trump-Russia spy turns out to be Obama spy working for Ukraine The Duran Published on Jun 10, 2019

Blog of Staś Staś Source Article from Related Posts Is Israel trying to hide arms exports to neo-Nazi militias in Ukraine? Human rights activists are hoping to use the courts to expose Israeli arms exports and security Ukraine will be coerced into making peace in Donbass June 17, 2019 By Petr Akopov Translated by Ollie […]

And the band rolls on: Rocker, comedian, actor & vlogger run for parliament in Ukraine

This year life in Ukraine has had many moments of mixing politics with show business. Zelensky, a professional actor and comedian with no record of public service, ran an overwhelmingly successful presidential campaign against incumbent Petro Poroshenko. His landslide victory relied on bringing to life the plot of a TV series, in which he played […]

Facebook’s new public policy manager for Ukraine is a nationalist hawk who volunteered with fascist party during US-backed coup

Facebook’s new public policy manager for Ukraine Kateryna Kruk is a former government official, diehard nationalist, and anti-Russian jingoist who volunteered with the extreme-right party Svoboda during the 2014 US-backed coup. By Ben Norton   When Facebook hired a new public policy manager for Ukraine, the mega-corporation chose one […]

Desperate MH17 “Intelligence” Spin. Ukraine Secret Service Contends that “Pro-Russian Rebels had Targeted a Russian Passenger Plane”. “But Shot Down Flight MH17 by Mistake”

“They [the West] are accusing Russia but where is the evidence? You need strong evidence to show it was fired by the Russians. … It could be by the rebels in Ukraine; it could be the Ukrainian government because they too have the same missile, … We don’t know why we [Malaysia] are excluded from the examination […]

Hundreds of inmates barricade themselves inside Ukraine prison amid massive riot (VIDEO)

Prisoners are thought to be protesting against the poor food quality in the jail, local media reported. Police and special forces are at the scene. A video, allegedly shot inside the jail, shows inmates building barricades while a voice in the background says the rioters are standing against the guards who are “cracking” the inmates’ […]

Sanctions Or Sucking Up? US Grovels In Ukraine

Authored by Tom Luongo, The US sent Energy Secretary Rick Perry to the inauguration of the new Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, to announce the sanctions bill on Gazprom’s Nordstream 2 pipeline would pass. I can’t tell what’s more pathetic at this point, the neocons in Trump’s administration thinking that sanctions actually achieve their goals or […]

UN maritime convention can’t be applied to Kerch Strait incident with Ukraine – Moscow

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Moscow had made an opt-out while ratifying the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea which now effectively “excludes” its rules from being applied to the case with Ukraine. The opt-out in question allows Russia not to follow the international rulings on issues of its borders, military and national […]

Ukraine one of the poorest nations in Europe & beyond – World Bank

   Ukraine is rated as one of the poorest countries in Europe and Central Asia when it comes to GDP per capita, according to the country’s key creditor, the World Bank. The agency placed the nation on the same level as Moldova, Armenia and Georgia, saying that it would take Ukraine more than 50 years […]

Surrogacy In Ukraine: The Basics

When choosing a surrogacy clinic abroad- many intended parents are considering Ukraine. Here’s what you need to know. Ukraine surrogacy sees thousands of families each year, with that number expected only to rise. Many intended parents from all over the world look to the country for their surrogacy needs. As an intended parent, you too […]

Ukraine’s Zelensky under fire over top appointment

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s new president Volodymyr Zelensky came under fire Wednesday, just days after taking office, for appointing a chief of staff with links to a controversial oligarch. Zelensky — a former comedian with no previous political experience — won a landslide victory last month on promises to reboot the political system and purge […]

Change of thrones: Ukraine’s Zelensky laments Poroshenko’s ‘uncomfy’ chair, eyes ‘open space’ office

An existing chair at Ukraine’s presidential office didn’t prove to be comfy enough for Zelensky, whether that’s due to the ergonomics, or the tough legacy of his predecessor, is unclear. Filmed entering the office and trying the luxury chair on the day he was sworn in, Zelensky complained “it’s not comfortable,” garnering a round of […]

Russia says new Ukraine president’s rhetoric not helpful

Russia says the rhetoric of Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelensky, to call for more American sanctions on Moscow will not help Kiev end a persisting war in Ukraine’s industrial east. Zelensky, a 41-year-old former comedian, was inaugurated on Monday as Ukraine’s 41st president, launching a fresh era for a country that has been wracked […]

Ukraine Will Be Able to Restore Its Economy Only By Cooperating With Russia

May 20, 2019 By Olga Samofalova Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with source: Ukraine is beginning to realise the scale of the damage that it caused to itself due to cutting economic ties with Russia. In only five years the country managed to lose about $80 billion and to stop many […]

Who are the Jews of Ukraine?

KIEV, Ukraine (JTA) — Jews have lived in Ukraine for such a long time that their arrival here predates even the first recorded use of the country’s name. Starting in the ninth century, Jews began settling between Uzhgorod and Lugansk — respectively the westernmost and easternmost cities of what is now Ukraine, a landmass four […]

Former synagogues destroyed in Poland and Ukraine

Two former synagogues were destroyed in Poland and in Ukraine. The 16th-century former synagogue of Pidhaitsi, a town in the Ukraine’s west, collapsed on Saturday night as a result of heavy rains and neglect that eroded one of its supporting pillars, the news website te.20mimut reported. In Poland, building contractors demolished the century-old former synagogue […]

Obama Administration Even Used the Ukraine to Hurt Trump, Help Clinton and Protect Biden

    Ukraine Tapped By Obama Admin To Hurt Trump, Help Clinton And Protect Bidens In January, 2016, the Obama White House summoned Ukrainian authorities to Washington to discuss several ongoing matters under the guise of coordinating “anti-corruption efforts,” reports The Hill‘s John Solomon. The January 2016 gathering, confirmed by multiple participants and contemporaneous […]

The Alarming Rise of Ukraine’s Neo-Nazi MPs Since the 2014 “Pro-democracy Revolution”

Less than two years ago, the Ukraine’s parliament (Verkhovna Rada) voted to outlaw the St George’s Ribbon, an emblem often worn to commemorate those who liberated the Soviet Union from Hitler’s rule. Up to seven million Ukrainian infantrymen comprised part of the Red Army during their struggle against Nazi Germany, as Hitler was finally broken […]

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