Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Babi Yar: 80 years after Nazi massacre, its ghosts still haunt Ukraine

80 years ago, around 34,000 Jews were lined up and killed in a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv in the biggest Nazi mass killings during World War Two. They were then buried in mass graves and left for the world to forget. More horrors followed the mass killings on September 29 and 30 as […]

Ukraine is hoping to win big after liberalising its gambling market

Football fans had gathered at a gambling hall in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk to watch the 2009 Champions League semi-final between Barcelona and Chelsea. But their evening turned to tragedy when a fire began in one of the dozens of slot machines installed in the arcade. A lack of fire exits meant people struggled […]

Ukraine Parliament Passes Law to Legalize and Regulate Cryptocurrency

Ukraine has become the latest country to legalize cryptocurrency, just days after El Salvador adopted Bitcoin as legal tender. In an almost unanimous vote on Sept. 8, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a virtual asset bill making cryptocurrency and other digital assets legal in the country. Known as Bill No. 3637 On Virtual Assets, the draft bill provides clarification on how individuals and […]

CNN ‘Exclusive’ Repeats MoA’s Year Old Reporting – Ukraine/CIA Tried To Snatch Russian Veterans

September 08, 2021 CNN ‘Exclusive’ Repeats MoA‘s Year Old Reporting – Ukraine/CIA Tried To Snatch Russian Veterans Trust in U.S. media is at a record low: The United States ranks last in media trust — at 29% — among 92,000 news consumers surveyed in 46 countries, a report released Wednesday found. That’s worse than Poland, […]

Poland & Ukraine, Not Afghanistan, Were the First US Allies to be Abandoned by Biden

August 26, 2021 By Andrew KorybkoSource: OneWorld The writing was on the wall this entire time that Biden was actually implementing a fair share of Trump’s foreign policy vision related to trading away his “allies” interests in pursuit of the “greater good” connected to more actively “containing” China in the Asia-Pacific. The world is talking about […]

Ukraine ‘has very significant international support’ over Crimea

The international community is making a significant effort to allow Ukraine to plot its own independent path, an expert has told Euronews. John Lough, from the think tank Chatham House, was speaking as the country marked 30 years since it decided to leave the Soviet Union. Three decades on, Ukraine is on a path towards […]

Ukraine celebrates 30th independence anniversary with military parade

Ukraine celebrated its independence day with a military parade and large-scale festivities in the capital Kyiv. In a speech at the event, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged closer ties between the ex-Soviet nation and NATO and the European Union. Ukraine didn’t officially become independent until the collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991. But like […]

Buy a brick! The USA is selling Ukraine

July 28, 2021 by Rostislav Ishchenko Source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20210723/1031902943.html Translated by Eugenia As we all know, to sell soothing useless one first has to buy something useless. At some point, Washington bought Ukraine – for a high price. The process of buying took a long time, as Ukraine was bought part by part. When finally in 2014 […]

Crying wolf in the Ukraine (again)

THE SAKER • JULY 5, 2021  I have to admit that before I sat down to write this column I had some misgivings: I thought “not another article warning about a potential explosion in the Ukraine! Not again!”. And yet, events on the ground are what they are and ignoring them under the pretext that I am fed up […]

Ukraine Army Criticized For Making Female Cadets Parade In Heels

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s defense minister is under pressure from members of the government over the decision to have female military cadets wear pumps with heels in an important parade. “The purpose of any military parade is to demonstrate the military ability of the army. There should be no room for stereotypes and sexism,” said […]

England will take on Denmark in semi-final at Wembley after Ukraine rout

The last team to beat England is the next team they’ll play: Denmark. The Danes will travel to London for a European Championship semifinal match on Wednesday with memories still fresh of their victory over England at Wembley Stadium last October. That was in the Nations League, but the stakes are higher now with a […]

Belarus Seals Off Border With Ukraine as President Warns of Repeat of 1941

The government of Belarus announced today that it is completely closing its border with Ukraine, which for months have been targeting Belarus with accusations of plotting military aggression against it. Ukraine has a population of almost 45 million and a military trained and armed by the US. and NATO. Belarus has a population of 9 […]

EURO 2020: Austria through to knockout stages after win against Ukraine

Christoph Baumgartner put Austria into the knockout stage at the European Championship for the first time, by scoring the only goal in his team’s 1-0 victory over Ukraine on Monday. Baumgartner knocked in a corner from Austria captain David Alaba in the 21st minute, only four minutes after colliding head-to-head with Illia Zabarnyi on the […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Ukraine, White Helmets, the US and Gaza

By Stephen Lendman Source Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) slammed US-installed Ukrainian puppet president Zelensky for failing to fulfill his “pledge to launch real reform, restore peace in Donbass and change Ukrainians’ lives for the better.” He’s gone the opposite way in obeying orders from his higher power in Washington. MZ: “Political […]

Holodomor – Hidden Holocaust in Ukraine by jews

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Ukraine Unveils Folding ‘Pop-Up Book’ Synagogue at Site of Babi Yar Massacre

A view of a symbolic synagogue, in the form of a collapsible wooden structure, commemorating the victims of Babyn Yar (Babiy Yar), one of the biggest single massacres of Jews during the Nazi Holocaust, during the opening ceremony, in Kyiv, Ukraine May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Ukraine unveiled on Friday a synagogue built of wood […]

One country, two wars: how Ukraine is fighting Covid-19

In Eastern Ukraine, people are trying to survive two wars: a seven-year-long conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists and the pandemic. In April, an estimated 150 000 Russian troops amassed in the disputed area of Crimea and along the Ukrainian border. The troops did eventually pull back after weeks of military drills, but it […]

Lithuania to donate 200,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine

Lithuania will donate 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries in the Eastern Partnership. The initiative was announced by Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis on Friday, who stated that the Baltic country was ready to “share life-saving vaccines with our eastern partners.” “Today, we have an opportunity to demonstrate the Lithuanian solidarity,” he said […]

Dean O’Brien on Ukraine’s “Kill List” and on Reporting From the Donbass

May 7, 2021 Eva Bartlett The other day I spoke with Dean O’Brien, a UK photojournalist, on his reporting from the Donbass. With World Press Freedom Day only having recently passed, our conversation about the Ukrainian “kill list” (essentially), which includes journalists who have reported from the Donbass and/or Crimea, was appropriately timed. Both Dean […]

For Ukraine’s female soldiers, armed conflict is not the only danger

Near the frontline in Donbas, Ukraine, 24-year-old Anastasia is a radio station operator, tasked with making sure that soldiers at the front are able to communicate with each other. Stationed near the city of Mayorsk, where several soldiers have lost their lives in recent months, she joined up six years ago against the wishes of […]

Hundreds in Ukraine attend marches celebrating Nazi SS soldiers

Hundreds of Ukrainians attended marches celebrating Nazi SS soldiers, including the first such event in Kyiv. The so-called Embroidery March took place in the capital on April 28, the 78th anniversary of the establishment of the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS, also known as the 1st Galician. It was a force set up […]

Ukraine remembers 1986 Chernobyl disaster

Ukrainians lit candles and laid roses on Monday to commemorate those who died after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, during a ceremony at the memorial to Chernobyl firefighters in the city of Slavutych. Attendees marked the 35th anniversary of the disaster at 1:24am (2224 GMT the previous day), the same time when Reactor No. 4 […]

Rare ‘fortress synagogue’ in Ukraine to return to Jewish ownership

JTA — A municipality in Ukraine pledged to return to Jewish ownership what’s left of a 17th-century synagogue that the Nazis partially destroyed and the Soviets turned into a sports school. The building that contains parts of the former Great Synagogue of Lutsk will be gifted to the Jewish Community of Lutsk, a nonprofit that […]

Rare ‘fortress synagogue’ to return to Jewish ownership in Lutsk, Ukraine

A municipality in Ukraine pledged to return to Jewish ownership what’s left of a 17th-century synagogue that the Nazis partially destroyed and the Soviets turned into a sports school. The building that contains parts of the former Great Synagogue of Lutsk will be gifted to the Jewish Community of Lutsk, a nonprofit that represents Jews […]

Ukraine: Fascism’s toe-hold in Europe

April 21, 2021 The tacit support given by the centre-left to the installation of the regime in Kiev should give them cause for concern By Francis Lee for the Saker Blog Politics in the Ukraine can only be understood by reference to its history and ethnic and cultural make-up – a make-up criss-crossed by lasting […]

YCP – Indianapolis FedEx Shooting, Plus Russia-Ukraine Dispute

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Bashing Russia for US-Orchestrated Ukraine Aggression

April 18, 2021 By Stephen Lendman Source All the news that’s fit to print is banned in NYT editions — state-approved reinvented reality featured instead. Since the Obama/Biden regime installed Nazism in Ukraine over seven years ago, US-orchestrated intermittent war raged against Donbass by puppet regime conscripts. Since February, things dangerously escalated. On Friday, Donetsk […]

US Escalates In Ukraine Battleground

[embedded content] Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Moscow-based international affairs analyst Mark Sleboda about recent developments in Ukraine. Sleboda provides an in-depth explanation of the history leading to up to the current situation and analyses domestic factors in Ukraine that are pushing the country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, to pursue a more bellicose posture […]

Tehran pushes back after Ukraine’s security chief accuses Iran of intentionally shooting down passenger plane

Iran has warned Kiev against making unsubstantiated claims about the downing of a Ukrainian airliner last year, after its security chief suggested Tehran had attacked the plane on purpose. Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement that it was regrettable that Ukrainian officials continue to make “vague political remarks” about the tragic incident.  […]

Russia beefs up warship presence in Black Sea as Ukraine tensions simmer

Two Russian warships transited the Bosphorus en route to the Black Sea on Saturday and 15 smaller vessels completed a transfer to the sea as Moscow beefs up its naval presence at a time of tense relations with the West and Ukraine. The reinforcement coincides with a huge build-up of Russian troops near Ukraine, something […]

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