Ukraine

US State Dept Approves Javelin Missile Sales to Ukraine – Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Department of State has approved a proposed sale of 150 Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine in a deal valued at nearly $40 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a press release on Thursday.  “The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy one hundred fifty (150) Javelin missiles […]

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ECHR Surprisingly Silent as Russian Rep, UK Lawyer Added to Ukraine’s ‘Public Enemies’ List

Mikhail Galperin, Russia’s deputy justice minister and representative in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), and UK lawyer Michael Swainston have been added to the database of the notorious website that lists Ukraine’s public enemies, but the court has nothing to say about it.

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Real Ukrainegate: America midwifed the mess, and now wants Europe to pay

Now that US military aid to Kiev has been weaponized in the rapidly heating civil war in Washington itself, it would be the perfect time to confront the fact that US meddling was primarily responsible for the chaos in Ukraine.

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German Detective to Reveal Evidence on MH17 Crash if JIT Confirms Participation in Procedure

The private detective, who conducted his own separate investigation into the MH17 disaster, has repeatedly stated to have new ground-breaking evidence, but has refused to present it to the Joint Investigation Team unless it agrees to make it public.

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‘Historical humanitarian action’: Prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine completed

Planes with former detainees landed in Moscow and Kiev, concluding the long-awaited prisoner swap. The action was hailed as the first step in mending the ‘dead-end’ relations between the neighbors and was praised internationally.

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MH17 probe didn’t look for causes of tragedy, opted to impulsively blame Russia – Malaysian PM

Malaysia can’t accept the conclusions of the Dutch-led probe into the downing of flight MH17, as the probe didn’t seem interested in establishing the truth about the tragedy, the country’s prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has said.

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White House: US Supports MH17 Crash Probe as Trump, Dutch Prime Minister Discuss Issue

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump discussed the investigation into the MH17 air crash with visiting Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the White House said in a statement.

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‘It was to blame Russia from the beginning’: Malaysia PM fires back at MH17 probe

Malaysia is “unhappy” about the findings of the Dutch-led inquiry into the MH17 crash, which pointed the finger at Russia even before the probe began, the country’s PM said, noting that there was more politics than fact-finding.

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‘Where is the evidence?’ Malaysian PM says attempts to pin MH17 downing on Russia lack proof

Malaysia has accepted the Dutch report that a ‘Russian-made’ missile shot down its civilian airliner MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, but has yet to see evidence it was fired by Russia, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

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Biden’s Ukraine ties: Nepotism and corruption or ‘conservatives pounce’?

As Joe Biden leads the pack of candidates for Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, the New York Times has decided to describe accusations about his son’s shady dealings in Ukraine as a politically motivated Trump hit job.

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Passport sparring: Putin ‘welcomes’ idea of giving UKRAINIAN citizenship to Russians

President Vladimir Putin said the suggestion by Ukraine’s president-elect to give Ukrainian citizenship to Russians “suffering from an authoritarian regime” is “a good thing,” which would only bring the kindred nations closer.

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Poroshenko out, Zelensky in: West backed the wrong man in Ukraine & now it’s payback time

KRASNODAR, RUSSIA – Volodymyr Zelensky’s victory in Sunday’s Ukrainian Presidential election marks the moment when the Western populist wave comes to the post-Soviet space.

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Weary Ukrainian voters face ultimate choice between comedian & politician

After three weeks of flashy and outrageous campaigning, comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent president Petro Poroshenko are facing off in a battle for the country’s top job.

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Ukraine Needs Peace With Russia – President Poroshenko

Relations between Russia and Ukraine have significantly deteriorated since Crimea’s reunification with Russia in 2014, which has not been recognised by Ukraine or Western states, who subsequently imposed economic and political sanctions on Moscow.

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Century behind Europe: World Bank says Ukraine needs up to 100 yrs to reach German growth

It will take Ukraine between 50 and 100 years to get to the same level of economic development as its European partners, the World Bank has revealed, as it called on Kiev to boost reforms further.

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