Showing posts with label Ukraine. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ukraine. Show all posts

Friday, May 26, 2017

SBU cleans-up after Ukrainian air force shoots down MH17

Featured image: Since Maidan in 2014, the SBU of Ukraine shares its main building with CIA headquarters.

Part I.

Part II.

A few notes regarding the published materials:

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Deadly Shootout in Ukraine Sees Two Right Sector Members Killed By Police

The head of the Right Sector in the Zakarpattia region confirmed the group was involved in the incident, and that the local police opened fire on them without warning.


Ukraine Wants 1,000 Javelin Systems in Exchange for Nuclear Warheads

Ukraine should have the right to receive at least a thousand US-made anti-tank Javelin missiles in return for nuclear warheads, the country's newly-appointed Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly said.

KIEV (Sputnik) — Javelin is the American portable anti-tank missile system of the third generation, designed to target armored vehicles and low-flying targets.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Ukraine SITREP June 26, 2015 by Raskolnikova

1)Kiev asks “Gazprom” on gas blockade of Donbas 
The Ukrainian authorities have to decide whether they agree that the DPR and LPR  its territory or not
“Some time ago “Naftogaz” approached us with a very peculiar request —not  to deliver gas to South-East. If Naftogaz believes the South-East of Ukraine is Ukraine, it should not be problems with the payment for the supplies. If they think differently, they will say so. But they don’t say,”

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Something critical might be happening in the Ukraine

Two small newsitems have not received much attention recently, and yet they might be the signs of something big happening:
These two will now communicate?

Poroshenko has fired the notorious Head of the equally notorious Security Service of Ukraine or SBU: Valentin Nalivaichenko.

Sergei Ivanov, the powerful Deputy Prime Minister of Russia has stated that the US and Russia have created a bilateral communications channel on the Ukraine run by Victoria Nuland, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, for the USA and Grigorii Karasin, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, for Russia.  The official reason for that was “not to complicate the already delicate “Normandy-format”.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Short Update about the (extremely risky) Ukrainian circumstance - Saker

First, I just wanted to let you know that I am working on two interviews which I think you will find interesting: one with Michael Hudson and one with an expert on Syria who prefers to remain anonymous. Both should be very interesting. Please give me a few more days to deliver these. Now, about the Ukraine.

4.06.2015 Military Report of Novorossia


Ukraine Civil War crisis: What really happened in Mar’inka: Truce not over yet, but getting eroded just like before

by Tatzhit Mihailovich
Yesterday, the Minsk-2 truce nearly collapsed amid heavy weapons fire and tank attacks in a suburb of Donetsk.====
Summary for our preschool readers:
The fighting in Mar’inka wasn’t a general offensive by either side, but rather a series of small
attacks/counter-attacks amid heavy artillery fire. In the end, both sides are pretty much where they started, losses seem comparable. Donetsk was randomly shelled by UAF, as per usual. Overall, exact same pattern of escalating tug-of-war that we saw in Donetsk airport last fall.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Ukraine SITREP May 2nd, by Duff

On the anniversary of the tragedy on May 2 Odessa left without mobile signal
US armored vehicles in the center of Odessa
US armored vehicles, which were pompously a few weeks ago, welcomed at the Kiev airport by Petro Poroshenko, are deployed in the center of Odessa to intimidate the local population on the eve of the anniversary of the tragedy on 2nd of  May.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

US Senate Passes Bill to Arm Ukraine, Impose Sanctions on Russia

According to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the US Senate has passed a bill, aimed at providing lethal and non-lethal aid to Ukraine and imposing additional sanctions against Russia.
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about immigration reform during a visit to Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada November 21, 2014

US Senators have passed legislation to impose harsher sanctions on Russia over its alleged involvement in the Ukrainian conflict and provide lethal and non-lethal aid to Ukraine, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has announced.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

UN Secretary General , Ban Ki-moon Calls to Cancel Planned Elections in Eastern Ukraine.

– UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called for the cancellation of planned elections in southeastern Ukraine, his press service said.
"The Secretary-General deplores the planned holding by armed rebel groups in eastern Ukraine of their own 'elections' on 2 November, in breach of the constitution and national law," the statement said.
"These 'elections' will seriously undermine the Minsk Protocol and Memorandum, which need to be urgently implemented in full," the statement added.

Friday, October 24, 2014

UDAR Party of Ukraine: Facts and Info

The Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform (or UDAR, which means punch in English) is a center-right pro-European political party in Ukraine led by professional heavyweight boxer and current mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko.

The party was formed in April 2010, replacing the Nova Krayina (New Country) Party.
UDAR's platform is focused around transforming Ukrainian politics in line with "fundamental European values" and carrying out the social and economic reforms that would enable Ukraine to meet European standards.