Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

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 […]

Russia Shuts Ukraine’s Military Access To Black Sea

It was announced Thursday that Russia will close off the Kerch Strait to all foreign warships for six months amid rising Ukraine tensions, and after the US threatened to send additional warships to the area. The Kerch Strait is the vital, narrow waterway connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, and which importantly connects […]

What’s behind the escalating tensions in eastern Ukraine?

MOSCOW (AP) — Tensions are rising over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with growing violations of a cease-fire and a massive Russian military buildup near its border with the region. Ukraine and the West have become worried about the Russian troops’ concentration and have urged Moscow to pull them back. Russia has argued that it’s […]

Turkey supports Ukraine, NATO solidarity at Russia’s expense – analysts

 Russia’s restrictions on flights to and from Turkey beginning on Thursday will hurt Turkey’s economy, but Ankara has shown it is prioritizing its relationship with NATO by supporting Ukraine in its conflict with Russia, analysts told The Media Line. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Moscow has been reinforcing its troops […]

USA Sends Warships to Black Sea so they can Start War with Russia over Ukraine

    American sailors have set course for the Black Sea, off the south coast of Russia, in a move widely seen as a show of support for Ukraine, where fighting between Kiev’s forces and separatist militias has worsened in recent weeks. On Friday, a source at the Turkish foreign ministry told TASS that it […]

Blinken holds talks in Brussels amid rising tensions on Ukraine border

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected in Brussels on Tuesday for talks with European and NATO allies amid a large build-up of military forces on the borders with Ukraine and in Crimea. The State Department says Blinken will be joined in the Belgian capital by US defence secretary Lloyd Austin for additional consultations […]

After The Bear Showed Its Teeth The Ukraine Filed For Peace?

First the Ukraine said it would use force to recover the renegade Donbass region as well as Crimea. It then moved heavy troops towards the contact lines. The ceasefire at the contact line was broken multiple times per day. Several Ukrainian soldiers died while attempting to remove a minefield in preparation of an attack. It became clear […]

Jewish Confederation of Ukraine’s new book on righteous among nations

The Jewish Confederation of Ukraine under the support of The World Holocaust Remembrance Center “Yad Vashem”(Israel), are going to publish “The Book of the Righteous Among the Nations, citizens of Ukraine”, who saved Jews during the Holocaust at the territory of Ukraine. The edition is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy. […]

Veteran Intelligence Professionals For Sanity On Avoiding War In Ukraine

Above photo: Foreign policy. Dear President Biden, We last communicated with you on December 20, 2020, when you were President-elect. At that time, we alerted you to the dangers inherent in formulating a policy toward Russia built on a foundation of Russia-bashing. While we continue to support the analysis contained in that memorandum, this new memo serves […]

‘Start spreading the news’: Meet the town in war-hit Ukraine hoping to change its name to New York

What does a town in war-torn eastern Ukraine have in common with New York City? On almost every conceivable level, absolutely nothing. There are no skyscrapers, yellow taxis or world-renowned museums. But that hasn’t stopped locals in Novhorodske, near Donetsk, bidding to change its name to New York. A parliamentary committee has approved the switch, […]

EU very worried over Russian military activity near Ukraine’s border

The European Union has expressed “great concern” over the movement of Russian military forces near the border with Ukraine. Josep Borrell, the bloc’s foreign affairs chief, also expressed “unwavering support” for Kyiv after a phone conversation with Ukraine’s foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba. “We are following with severe concern the Russian military activity surrounding Ukraine,” Borrell […]

Drums of war in the Ukraine: OPEN THREAD #2

Posted on April 4, 2021 by martyrashrakat The Ukrainian capital of Kiev in 2014. ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: ZURAB KURTSIKIDZE / EPA Drums of war in the Ukraine: OPEN THREAD #1 Drums of war in the Ukraine: OPEN THREAD #2 Dear friends, With over 200 comments (thank you all!!) I am opening a 2nd thread to try to […]

Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle – One of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine

The Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle is a fortress located in the city of Kamianets-Podilskyi, in the western part of Ukraine. According to written sources, the city existed as early as the 12th century, while the castle was built at a later date, i.e. during the 14th century. The archaeological evidence, however, suggests that there was already a […]

Ukraine to hold join military drills with NATO amid escalating tensions with Russia

Ukraine’s military announced Saturday that it will hold joint military drills with NATO troops later this year amid escalating violence with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. The armed forces said in a statement on Facebook that the drills will be held with more than 1,000 military personnel from at least five NATO member states […]

Drums of war in the Ukraine: OPEN THREAD

Posted on April 2, 2021 by martyrashrakat April 02, 2021 Dear friends, The situation around the Ukraine is very rapidly escalating and there are a lot of signs that everybody is preparing for some kind of crisis.  I would draw your attention to Andrei Martyanov’s blog and, specifically, this article of his: https://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2021/04/they-neocons-may-have-anger-issues.html. I would also point you […]

Russia Warns NATO of Dire Consequences if it Will Intervene in the Upcoming Ukraine War

    The Kremlin’s latest statements out Friday amid the potential new Ukraine crisis which has seen a serious flare-up in fighting in the Donbass region, along with what appears to be far bigger-than-usual troop movements on Russia’s side of the border, has raised the stakes further. Russia has vowed it will take “extra measures […]

U.S. Supplies Weapons to Kiev For Shelling Donbass, Ukraine

US Weapons to Kiev for Shelling Donbass by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The Biden regime and Congress approved a steady flow of weapons to fascist Kiev for US orchestrated war on Donbass in Ukraine’s southeast. What’s going on has nothing to do with modernizing and strengthening Kiev’s defense capabilities. It has everything to […]

Ukraine: Far-right activists demonstrate in Kyiv in support of jailed ex-leader

Hundreds of protestors took to the streets in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Saturday, marking the birthday of a far-right activist. Serhiy Sternenko, a former leader of the organisation Right Sector, was convicted last month of kidnapping and beating a newly elected local council member in 2015. He was sentenced to seven years and […]

Ukraine to let in vaccinated Israeli pilgrims to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Ukraine will let in vaccinated pilgrims from Israel for Rosh Hashanah amid negotiations on Israeli deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to Ukraine, that country’s interior ministry said. Arsen Avakov made the statement Friday following a telephone conversation with his Israeli counterpart Aryeh Deri. Last year, thousands of pilgrims in Israel protested being prevented from visiting the […]

Why The War In Ukraine May Soon Resume

Several Russia watchers – Patrick Armstrong, Andrei Martyanov and Andrei Raevsky – are musing about a renewed attack by the government of Ukraine on its eastern Donbass region. The Donbass separated in 2014 after the U.S. driven coup in Kiev installed an anti-Russian government which then waged a war on its ethnic Russian east. There have been a number of […]

Ukraine’s Zelensky Speaks With Netanyahu on Pandemic Coordination, ‘Grateful’ for Israeli Vaccine Aid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcomed to the presidential palace in Kiev by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Aug. 19, 2019. Photo: Amos Ben-Gershom / GPO. Ukrainian Prime Minister publicly thanked his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu Friday, after the two leaders spoke by phone to coordinate on pandemic travel measures and COVID-19 vaccine distribution. […]

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