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  • Putin Says Crimea Takeover Shows Russian Military Prowess [BRAMA: as one Tweeter said, that would be the Russian army that Putin claimed wasn't there] (The Moscow Times) 03/31/2014
  • Activists detained in Moscow for honouring Maidans slain heroes (KHPG.org) 03/31/2014
  • The activists gunned down by police snipers 40 days ago were remembered throughout Ukraine on Sunday, while a new report presented evidence that Yanukovychs regime was behind the killings carried out by Russian-trained Alpha unit snipers. (KHPG.org) 03/31/2014
  • Ukrainian officer still held captive in Crimea [Viacheslav Demyanenko] (KHPG.org) 03/31/2014
  • Sevastopol: Students leave in protest as Russian flag raised (KHPG.org) 03/31/2014
  • Russia Raises Some Salaries and Pensions for Crimeans (The New York Times) 03/31/2014
  • When Sanctions Aren't Enough. If NATO wants to stanch Russian adventurism in Eastern Europe, it needs a comprehensive security plan (and fast) (Foreign Policy) 03/31/2014
  • The Numbers Vladimir Putin Doesnt Want You to See (Vanity Fair) 03/31/2014
  • Don't fall for Putin's lie. Too many in the west fall for the lie that Russia has a historic right to dictate events in neighbouring nations such as Ukraine (Guardian) 03/31/2014
  • NATO meets on Ukraine; plans to reassure Baltics. Ukrainian radicals end standoff with police (Washington Post/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine Descending into 'Gestapo Times,' Russian Politician Says (U.S. News & World Report) 03/31/2014
  • Ukrainian radicals end standoff with police (Yahoo/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Opinion: Product of Excessive Foreign Meddling And Political Miscalculations (Huffington Post) 03/31/2014
  • Putin 'orders partial withdrawal' (BBC) 03/31/2014
  • 'Experts' on Ukraine Still Getting It Wrong. by Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 03/31/2014
  • Kiev-loyal Orthodox church doubtful of its future in Crimea (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • 'I AM A UKRAINIAN' and 'A WHISPER TO A ROAR' film night April 5 at 7 pm: Meet Maidan activist Yulia Marushevska and filmmaker Ben Moses (Ukrainian Museum) 03/31/2014
  • Making Art Out of Ukraines Bullets and Barricades (Daily Beast) 03/31/2014
  • Exclusive Interview: The Chocolate King Who Might Save Ukraine (Daily Beast) 03/31/2014
  • Russia Appears to Pull Some Troops from Ukraine Border (Voice of America) 03/31/2014
  • Informal comments to the media by Ms. Rita Kazragiene, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Lithuania to the United Nations on the situation in Ukraine (VIDEO) (United Nations) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine Hikes Defense Spending Amid Crimea Crisis, Expands Arms Exports (DefenseNews.com) 03/31/2014
  • UAOC Kharkiv and Poltava Eparchy Preparing for Possible Transition to Illegal Status (RISU) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine: Russia is carrying out incomprehensible maneuvers (CBS) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine presidential candidates' application ends (Turkish Press) 03/31/2014
  • Crimean minority Tatar leader warns of possible bloodshed (CNN) 03/31/2014
  • Interfax-Ukraine: Kyiv offers Moscow a plan to transform Russia into a confederation (EuroMaidanPR) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine softens FX market regulation ahead of IMF loan (Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Ukrainian pleads guilty after flight disruption (Yahoo/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Russia boycotts UN meeting with Ukraine's Tatars (Yahoo/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Russia pulls back a battalion from Ukraine border (Yahoo/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Russia says battalion withdrawing from near Ukrainian border (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Number of Russian troops on Ukraine border decreases - Ukraine defence official (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Germany: Putin says he's pulling some troops back from Ukrainian border (CNN) 03/31/2014
  • Russia showers Crimea with promises of funding (Yahoo/AP) 03/31/2014
  • German minister compares Putin's Ukraine moves to Hitler in 1938 (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Russian PM Medvedev makes surprise visit to Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Russian prime minister angers Ukraine by visiting Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine condemns Crimean visit of Russia's Medvedev (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Russia to create special economic zone in Crimea to woo investors (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine hits back at Lavrov's proposals (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • US, Russia offer differing solutions on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Police hunt suspect after shooting incident off Kiev's 'Maidan' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Poland, France, Germany call for Ukraine conference (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • White House: Kerry to speak to Lavrov again about Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Kerry meets with Lavrov on Ukraine, urges troop pullback (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Kiev-loyal Orthodox church doubtful of its future in Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • NATO plans more support for east Europeans worried by Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Ten ways the Ukraine crisis may change the world (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Petition: Music Lovers against Putins Aggression (MoveOn.org) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine hits back at proposals by Russia's Lavrov (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine Finds New Hero in Besieged Base Commander (The Moscow Times/AP) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine wants to regain control of Odessa refinery - minister (Reuters) 03/31/2014
  • Deadlock persists after Kerry-Lavrov chat (Ukrainian Journal) 03/31/2014
  • Presidential election field narrows after Klitschko drops out of race (Ukrainian Journal) 03/31/2014
  • Top US general rushed to Europe amid concern over Ukraine crisis (Ukrainian Journal) 03/31/2014
  • Foreign ministry lauds UN General Assembly resolution on Ukraine [Philip Breedlove] (Ukrainian Journal) 03/31/2014
  • Kyiv Denounces Medvedev's Crimea Visit As 'Crude Violation of the rules of international behavior' (RFE/RL) 03/31/2014
  • Kerry, Lavrov Hold 'Frank' Talks On Ukraine (RFE/RL) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraines electoral hopes ride on nations Willy Wonka. Candy maker Petro Olekseyevich Poroshenko, 48, was the highest-profile Ukrainian industrialist to support the street protests that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych last month, and he has for several weeks led in polls for the May 25 presidential election. (Seattle Times/The New York Times) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine's Darth Vader bids to lead nation to the dark side (Guardian/AFP) 03/31/2014
  • Ukraine's Combat Dolphins Now Swim For Russia (WIBW) 03/31/2014
  • Kyiv Residents Anxiously Await Report on the February 20 sniper Shootings at Maidan (Voice of America) 03/31/2014
  • / Bus shelter with unique mosaic made by Ukrainian artist demolished in Crimea (Espreso.tv) 03/31/2014

  • Scythian Gold Caught in Ukraine Dispute (The Wall Street Journal) 03/30/2014
  • Live Blog: Putin Targets Transdniester; Medvedev Visits Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/30/2014
  • U.S., Russia meet amid rift over Ukraine. Kerry, Russias Lavrov fail to reach deal over Ukraine, say they will keep talking (The Washington Post) 03/30/2014
  • Ukraines Best Worst Hope [Yulia Tymoshenko] (Politico) 03/30/2014
  • Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' could edge new-look Yulia for president (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/30/2014
  • Photographs Expose Russian-Trained Killers in Kiev. The slaughter of 53 protesters in the Maidan on February 20 changed history. Now, exclusive photographs show what really happened. (The Daily Beast) 03/30/2014
  • Editorial: Ukraine's Critical Choice (The New York Times) 03/30/2014
  • Tour of Ukraine-Russia Border Finds No Signs of Military Buildup (NBC News) 03/30/2014
  • Caught Between Russia And Ukraine, Border Cities Share Only Worry (NPR) 03/30/2014
  • Russia, Ukraine and American Myopia (Huffington Post) 03/30/2014
  • Conflict with Russia galvanizes Ukraine's identity (Anchorage Daily News/AP) 03/30/2014
  • Ukraine-Russia row over Crimea spreads to UN nuclear agency (Firstpost/Reuters) 03/30/2014
  • Putin's Brazen Demand In Return For Him NOT Invading Ukraine (Forbes) 03/30/2014
  • US, Russia Disagree on Ukraine (Voice of America) 03/30/2014
  • Siemens CEO Rebuked as German Business Defends Putin Partnership (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 03/30/2014
  • Lavrov plays down impact of Western sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/30/2014
  • 4 Reasons Why Putin's Crimea Grab Will Backfire (The Moscow Times) 03/30/2014
  • Ukraine tells Russia to stop 'preaching' (Global Post/AFP) 03/30/2014
  • The US and EU Must Take New Steps Quickly to Help Ukraine. Transatlantic Allies Should Include Military Aid for Kyiv. BY TARAS KUZIO (Atlantic Council) 03/30/2014
  • Russia sets tough conditions for diplomatic solution in Crimea. Russian foreign minister and US secretary of state enter talks again as 40,000 Russian troops mass on Ukraine border (Guardian) 03/30/2014
  • Lavrov: Ukraine can't function as unified state (Yahoo/AP) 03/30/2014
  • Kerry: We will not accept path forward where legitimate government of Ukraine not at table. (Yahoo/AP) 03/30/2014
  • Kerry, Russian counterpart set to talk on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/30/2014
  • U.S., Russia meeting on Ukraine ends after four hours of talks (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/30/2014
  • Ukraine is big deal, but not the biggest deal for the U.S. President Obama makes it clear that Russia's taking of Crimea doesn't outweigh other foreign policy priorities, leaving experts to debate how aggressively to act. (Los Angeles Times) 03/30/2014
  • U.S. Pledges Moldovan Border Aid (RFE/RL) 03/30/2014

  • Ukraines faiths unite in response to Russian military aggression (KHPG.org) 03/29/2014
  • Crimean Tatars vote to create a national autonomy in the Crimea (KHPG.org) 03/29/2014
  • Ukraines faiths unite in response to Russian military aggression (KHPG.org) 03/29/2014
  • Russia continues its false narrative as defender of oppressed minorities in Ukraine (KHPG.org) 03/29/2014
  • Video shows abduction of murdered Crimean Tatar (KHPG.org) 03/29/2014
  • Crimeas occupation government issues long persona non grata list (KHPG.org) 03/29/2014
  • Ukraine: Real Danger Right Ahead. Why the next two months are the most dangerous for Ukrainians yet (Globalist) 03/29/2014
  • Russia's Sergei Lavrov vows no invasion [BRAMA: After it had already invaded Crimea, which is Ukraine, and Transdnister, and threatens Ukraine's eastern borders with troop deployment, not to mention Lavrov has since suggested that Russia wants a "land bridge" from Crimea to Transdnister - which will landlock Ukraine] (BBC) 03/29/2014
  • How Europe trumps Russia on energy (+VIDEO) (Christian Science Monitor) 03/29/2014
  • Ukrainian border: 'Russian hordes are coming'. Citizen militias ready to fight; Professional soldiers standing guard, but less sure (News4Jax/CNN) 03/29/2014
  • Ukraine's Klitschko pulls out of election, backs 'Chocolate King' (Reuters) 03/29/2014
  • Klitschko backs billionaire Poroshenko for Ukraine president (Yahoo/AP) 03/29/2014
  • Putin, Obama discuss solution to Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/29/2014
  • Putins arrow. The crisis in Ukraine is reinvigorating transatlantic ties (The Economist) 03/29/2014
  • Lavrov: 'No Intention' To Cross Ukraine's Border (RFE/RL) 03/29/2014
  • Klitschko Pulls Out Of Presidential Race (RFE/RL) 03/29/2014
  • Profile: Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine's Shadowy Man Of The Hour (RFE/RL) 03/29/2014
  • In Ukraine, Diplomatic Assurances Do Little To Calm Fears Of Russian Military Incursion (RFE/RL) 03/29/2014
  • Ukraine's Hopes Riding on a Chocolatier. Petro Olekseyevich Poroshenko, 48, was the highest-profile Ukrainian industrialist to support the street protests that ousted President Viktor F. Yanukovych; leads in polls for the May 25 presidential election. (New York Times) 03/29/2014
  • As Diplomacy Steps Up, Ukraine Candidates Narrow (New York Times) 03/29/2014
  • Jumpy Kiev checks out bomb shelters amid talk of Russian attack (Firstpost/Reuters) 03/29/2014

  • Ukraine's Parliament passes law improving access to public information (KHPG.org) 03/28/2014
  • Kiev Begs Rebels to Defend Ukraine (Daily Beast) 03/28/2014
  • OSCE parliamentarians meet Acting President of Ukraine on pre-election visit (OSCE) 03/28/2014
  • OSCE media freedom representative lauds changes to Ukrainian law to enforce effective access to information (OSCE) 03/28/2014
  • Kiev gets $27 billion financial lifeline (Ukrainian Journal) 03/28/2014
  • US Congressional leaders alarmed by Russian military buildup on border (Ukrainian Journal) 03/28/2014
  • Tymoshenko running for president, says she'll recover Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 03/28/2014
  • White House lauds IMF deal, saying it will 'move democracy forward' (Ukrainian Journal) 03/28/2014
  • In UN Vote, Russia's 'Sphere of Influence' Hedges Its Bets (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Moscow Condemns UN Resolution On Ukraine (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Complex Ties: Russia's Armed Forces Depend On Ukraine's Military Industry (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Bordering On Delusion: Where Are All The Russian Refugees? (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Crimean Tatars Staging 'Self-Preservation' Patrols (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Podcast: Autocrat Man [Vladimir Putin] (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Freeze Settles On U.S.-Russia Commission Amid Ukraine Standoff (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Tymoshenko Dismisses Yanukovych Statement (RFE/RL) 03/28/2014
  • Crimea Diary: A reporter returns to the summer vacation spot of his childhoodfor a month of revolution, rumor and Russian occupation (Politico) 03/28/2014
  • Letters: Russia, Ukraine and the West (The New York Times) 03/28/2014
  • Ukraine's 'Gas Princess' Joins 'Dr. Iron Fist' and 'Chocolate King' in Presidential Race (Mashable) 03/28/2014
  • Exclusive: Russia threatened countries ahead of UN vote on Ukraine - envoys (Reuters) 03/28/2014
  • Paul Goble: Russia Can Seize Southeastern Ukraine but Not Hold It, according to Rashit Akhmetov (Window on Eurasia) 03/28/2014
  • UNGA Vote on Crimean Referendum Shows New Divisions in the World (Window on Eurasia) 03/28/2014
  • Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM): Some 100 Right Sector members blocking #Ukraine's parliament this morning, demanding resignation of interior minister (Twitter) 03/28/2014
  • China angrily denounces Japan for Russia-Crimea analogy (Reuters) 03/28/2014
  • What Would A Russian Invasion Of Ukraine Look Like? (In Moscow's Shadows) 03/28/2014
  • BEST TWEET OF THE DAY by pete_leonard (@pete_leonard): 'Putin says events in Crimea shows high level of training of Russian army. That would be the Russian army he insists was never there.' (Twitter) 03/28/2014
  • Vladimir Kara-Murza: UN General Assembly Stigmatizes Putin's Russia (World Affairs Journal) 03/28/2014
  • Rookie CEO Takes Over Ukraine Gas Giant. At 35 Years Old, Naftogaz's Andriy Kobolev Must Grapple With Russia, Corruption (Wall Street Journal) 03/28/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Prompts Calls to Review US Defense Plans (Businessweek) 03/28/2014
  • Ukraine and European Security (Huffington Post) 03/28/2014
  • Ukraine's Nationalists Continue Protest at Parliament (Voice of America) 03/28/2014
  • On Kiev's Maidan battleground, mission not accomplished (Christian Science Monitor/Correspondent) 03/28/2014
  • Ukraine-Russia row over Crimea spreads to UN nuclear agency (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/28/2014
  • Ukraine Faces Hard Road to Economic Recovery (Voice of America/Reuters) 03/28/2014
  • Ukraines next headache. With Crimea gone, Kyiv is left to deal with the countrys unruly east. (Global Post) 03/28/2014
  • Crimean Tatars offered the Orthodox Christians of Kyiv Patriarchate to hold services in their mosques (RISU) 03/28/2014
  • Priests from Various Denominations Help Defend Ukraines Borders (RISU) 03/28/2014
  • SDMU 'Ummah' Mufti Said Ismagilov: Ukrainian Muslims Dont Live Separately in Ghettos, Russian Aggression Unites Us (RISU) 03/28/2014
  • Hero or villain? WWII partisan Bandera still animates Ukraine-Russia fight (McClatchy) 03/28/2014
  • Sen. John McCain: U.S. should consider forcing American businesses to cease Russia operations (Oregonlive.com/Bloomberg News) 03/28/2014
  • Obama to Putin: Pull back from Ukraine border (Yahoo/AP) 03/28/2014
  • Ousted Ukrainian leader urges referendum [Yanukovych] (Yahoo/AP) 03/28/2014
  • Land key as Crimea's Tatars discuss future plans (Yahoo/AP) 03/28/2014
  • Czechs offer job to critic of Russian intervention [Andrey Zubov] (Yahoo/AP) 03/28/2014
  • Russia agrees to turn over some weapons to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/28/2014

  • George Soros pushes Obama to release strategic oil reserves to ruin Russia (Daily Caller) 03/27/2014
  • Rinat Akhmetov goes for media criticizing his failure to counter separatists (KHPG.org) 03/27/2014
  • Crimean Tatars and others face citizenship dilemma (KHPG.org) 03/27/2014
  • Military commanders taken hostage in the Crimea released (KHPG.org) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine economy: How bad is the mess and can it be fixed? (BBC) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine community ready to fight Russian invasion (TheJC.com) 03/27/2014
  • Vladimir Putin: The rebuilding of Soviet Russia (BBC) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine's Tymoshenko Announces Run for President (Voice of America) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine Revolutionaries Bitter about Crimea Loss and Kiev Incompetence (Daily Beast) 03/27/2014
  • Congress Poised to Pass Ukraine Aid Bill With Sanctions (Business Week) 03/27/2014
  • Baptists of Russia are instructed to annex all Evangelical Baptist communities in Crimea (RISU) 03/27/2014
  • Observers Say Partnership, Not Policy, Dominated Obama Speech (RFE/RL) 03/27/2014
  • Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) BREAKING: State Department said to halt licenses for defense exports to Russia. (Twitter) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine finds new hero in besieged base commander (Mid Columbia Tri City Herald/AP) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine's killer dolphins will never surrender, a former defense minister says (Washington Post (blog)) 03/27/2014
  • Kiev Bailed Out, With No Help From Fiscal Conservatives (Newsweek) 03/27/2014
  • Russian, Ukrainian Boxing Teams Put Aside Tensions (CNN) 03/27/2014
  • Ukrainian Grain Harvest Seen Shrinking Due to Turmoil. Farmers Struggle With Lack of Financing, Rising Costs (Wall Street Journal) 03/27/2014
  • U.S. Congress Backs Bill To Aid Kyiv, Sanction Moscow (RFE/RL) 03/27/2014
  • In Kyiv, Clashes Have Ended, But Funerals Continue (RFE/RL) 03/27/2014
  • Should Ukraine Get A Pass Because Russia Censors Too? (RFE/RL) 03/27/2014
  • Most Germans unhappy with Merkel's new government: poll (Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • Russians likely to enter eastern Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 03/27/2014
  • IMF talks wrap up; Ukraine bailout announcement expected on Thursday (Ukrainian Journal) 03/27/2014
  • US and EU agree to work together on tougher Russian sanctions (Ukrainian Journal) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine's new leaders say they'll raise gas prices 50% in May (Ukrainian Journal) 03/27/2014
  • Former U.S. Diplomat John Shattuck: 'Ukraine's Sovereignty Has To Be Respected' (RFE/RL) 03/27/2014
  • Senators urge Obama to cut U.S. ties with Russian arms exporter (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • President says Russia may push down to Romania (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/27/2014
  • U.N. General Assembly declares Crimea secession vote invalid (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • UN General Assembly votes 'yes' on Ukraine unity (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine's Tymoshenko says she'll run again for president (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • No vodka for Obama - Russians impose joke 'sanctions' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • IMF offers Ukraine up to $18 billion in loans (Yahoo/AP) 03/27/2014
  • IMF throws Ukraine financial lifeline, Russian economy to slump (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine sees Russian gas price rising 79 percent in April (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • Putin tells West Russia will develop own card payment system (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • Don't use our case to justify Crimea, Kosovo PM tells Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • Shaken by Crimea, Moldova sees rebel 'provocations' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine's Tymoshenko to run for president (Yahoo/AP) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine predicts 'yes' vote in UN on its unity (Yahoo/AP) 03/27/2014
  • Poll: Ukraine crisis hurts Obama approval ratings (Yahoo/AP) 03/27/2014
  • Ukraine spotlights German priority: energy switch (Yahoo/AP) 03/27/2014
  • Analysis: Russia deeply linked to Obama priorities (Yahoo/AP) 03/27/2014
  • Putin's apologist? Germany's Schroeder says they're just friends (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • As Kiev looks West, Putin turns east to build Eurasian dream (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/27/2014
  • Ancient Crimean gold caught in legal limbo. Dutch museum faces dilemma whether to return artefacts to Ukraine or Russia (The Art Newspaper) 03/27/2014
  • Nationalists Keep Ukraine on Edge as Stability Is Elusive (Bloomberg) 03/27/2014

  • 'Another genocide has started already'. Crimea's Tatars dread the consequences of the peninsula's annexation (NOW) 03/26/2014
  • Parliament kills vital anti-corruption law (KHPG.org) 03/26/2014
  • Russian methods: Calls for Crimeas return to Ukraine could get you imprisoned (KHPG.org) 03/26/2014
  • Obama urges Europeans to bolster NATO to help deter an expansionist Russia (Washington Post) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine's Next Casualties Could Be Its Farmers (Businessweek) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine's Phantom Neo-Nazi Menace (The Atlantic) 03/26/2014
  • In Ukraine's lost Crimean Peninsula, signs of Russian control increase at street level (Washington Post) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine to hike domestic gas prices by 50 percent to meet IMF demands (Chicago Tribune) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine Seeks Joint US War Games After Crimea Takeover (DefenseNews.com) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine: Russian Military Buildup at Novozybkov, 50 KM From Chernihiv Border [Video] (Guardian Liberty Voice) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine Was Never Crazy About Its Killer Dolphins, Anyway (The Atlantic) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine army property in Crimea 'worth $1.7bn' (Turkish Press) 03/26/2014
  • Religious Fault Lines Underlie Ukraine Russia Tensions (CatholicPhilly.com) 03/26/2014
  • Ukrainian Catholics Fearful of Persecution (OSV) 03/26/2014
  • Roland Flamini: Putin's Landgrab Alarms Baltics (World Affairs Journal) 03/26/2014
  • Ukrainian MP Vitali Klitschko Visits 10 Downing Street in London (Photo: (L-R) Ukrainian MP Andriy Shevchenko, Independent MP Petro Poroshenko, Leader of the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform party (UDAR) Vitaly Klitschko met with British PM David Cameron (2nd right) and Foreign Secretary William Hague (Right)) (Demotix) 03/26/2014
  • U.S. intel assessment: greater likelihood Russia will enter eastern Ukraine (CNN) 03/26/2014
  • 'Traitors' Slur Goes Mainstream In Russia (RFE/RL) 03/26/2014
  • Funeral for 'Robin Hood' draws Ukraine nationalists -- paramilitary to pensioner [Oleksandr Muzychko] (CNN) 03/26/2014
  • Open letter of Ukrainian Jews to Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin (Haaretz) 03/26/2014
  • Obama Rebukes Putin In Brussels Speech (Business Insider) 03/26/2014
  • Obama Urges West To Remain United On Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/26/2014
  • As Russian Law Comes To Crimea, Local Tatars Brace For 'Extremism' Accusations (RFE/RL) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine will pay lower gas prices despite Russians, says official (Ukrainian Journal) 03/26/2014
  • Defense minister sacked by Rada over handling of Crimea crisis [Ihor Tenyukh] (Ukrainian Journal) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine's finance minister asking for $15-20 billion IMF loan package (Ukrainian Journal) 03/26/2014
  • Ukrainian Women's Lysistrata Moment: Sex Strike Against Russian Men (Daily Beast) 03/26/2014
  • Ukraine Starts Talks With Slovakia for Importing Gas From EU (Businessweek) 03/26/2014
  • Crimea besieged by Ukraine control of power, water (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/26/2014
  • Obama: Right to self-determination being tested (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • 6 Ukrainian officers freed by Russia; 5 captive (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • UK's Cameron welcomes Ukrainian politicians [Vitali Klitschko, Petro Poroshenko, Andriy Shevchenko] (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • President Obama Speaks at Palais Des Beaux Arts (VIDEO) (Whitehouse.gov) 03/26/2014
  • Obama urges Europe to recommit amid Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • President Obama holds a press conference with European Council President Van Rompuy and European Commission President Barroso in Brussels (VIDEO) (Whitehouse.gov) 03/26/2014
  • Fear grips village divided between Russia, Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • Obama worries NATO allies spending less on defense (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • US leads protest at UN on Russian move in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • In mirror-image speech, Obama rebuts Putin over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/26/2014
  • Russia frees Ukrainian officers 'illegally' held in Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/26/2014
  • Russia Even Hijacks Ukraines Navy Dolphins (ABC) 03/26/2014
  • Russia seizes Ukraine's last Crimean ship (Reuters) 03/26/2014
  • Why Did Russia Give Away Crimea Sixty Years Ago? By Mark Kramer (Wilson Center) 03/26/2014
  • In military rout, Russia seizes 51 Ukrainian ships in Crimea (Kyiv Post) 03/26/2014
  • Paul Goble blog: Crimean Events Re-Ordering Relations and Conflicts across Post-Soviet Space (Window on Eurasia) 03/26/2014
  • Photo: See the cover of spring 2014 issue of New Eastern Europe (Twitter) 03/26/2014
  • Joint statement by the United States and Ukraine [in the photo, US citizen Iko Labunka wrapped in the American flag] (Kyiv Post) 03/26/2014
  • Germany says violent language doesn't help in Ukraine crisis [Yulia Tymoshenko said in a leaked phone call that the Russian minority should be 'nuked'] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/26/2014
  • Swiss government takes cautious stance on Ukraine conflict (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/26/2014
  • Crimea only a temporary distraction from Russia's economic woes, expert says (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/26/2014
  • Obama: Energy diversification needed in Europe (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • World Bank warns of risks for Russia's economy (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • Senate on track to pass Ukraine aid bill (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • Obama: Russia miscalculated in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/26/2014
  • Yanukovych's AutoMaidan 'blacklist' of activists followed by kidnapping, harassment, arson (Kyiv Post) 03/26/2014
  • 15 / 15 Myths in Russian 'History' [BRAMA: essential reading, use Google translate if you don't read Russian. Explains why constant Russian references to historical ties to Ukraine are nonsense.] (website) 03/26/2014

  • Russian propaganda claims Jewish organizations supporting Maidan are bringing on 'second Holocaust' (KHPG.org) 03/25/2014
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations historian Andrei Zubov fired for article comparing Crimean annexation to Hitlers Anschluss (KHPG.org) 03/25/2014
  • Unlike Ukraine, Russia does not broadcast any Ukrainian TV channel (KHPG.org) 03/25/2014
  • Putin's Western Allies. Why Europe's Far Right Is on the Kremlin's Side (Foreign Affairs) 03/25/2014
  • US Lawmakers Worry Ukraine Crisis Will Impact Nuclear Proliferation (Voice of America) 03/25/2014
  • Crimea Referendum: 34 Percent, Not 97 Percent, Says Former Russian Government Adviser (Guardian) 03/25/2014
  • Ukrainian Troops In Crimea Face 'Stay Or Go' Dilemma (RFE/RL) 03/25/2014
  • Drop, Squat, Thrust: Putin Revives Soviet-Era Fitness Program (RFE/RL) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine crisis forces bank bond investors to rethink risk (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine's parliament ousts defense minister [Ihor Tenyukh replaced by Col.-Gen. Mykhailo Koval] (CNN) 03/25/2014
  • Georgia hopes Ukraine crisis will spur West to robust reaction (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • Profile: Who Was Right Sector's Oleksandr Muzychko? (RFE/RL) 03/25/2014
  • G7 leaders threaten Russia with sanctions (Ukrainian Journal) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine moves to have UN General Assembly invalidate Crimea referendum (Ukrainian Journal) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine resumes full power supplies to breakaway Crimean region (Ukrainian Journal) 03/25/2014
  • Ukrainian troops and their families begin evacuation from Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 03/25/2014
  • Family Of Belarusian 'Hero Of Ukraine' Denied Charity At Home [Mikhail Zhyzneuski] (RFE/RL) 03/25/2014
  • PBS Newshour: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk: Concern over Russia is about global security, not just Ukraine [In an exclusive interview, chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner sits down with acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Kiev to discuss Western sanctions on Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putins long-term intentions and a growing sense of unity among Ukrainians.] (PBS) 03/25/2014
  • Moscow opens hotline for Russians in Ukraine to crowdsource complaints (Kyiv Post) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine to only accept old-new price of $387 per 1,000 cubic meters for Russian gas (Kyiv Post) 03/25/2014
  • Pro-Russian Cossacks target opponents of Kremlin-backed Crimean regime (Kyiv Post) 03/25/2014
  • The last Ukrainian flag flying: Russian conquest divides soldiers in Crimea from colleagues, families, countries (Kyiv Post) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine or the Ukraine? Its more controversial than you think (Washington Post) 03/25/2014
  • Priest: Ukrainian Catholics flee Crimea to escape threats of arrest (Catholic Herald) 03/25/2014
  • Dems remove hurdle to clear passage of Ukraine aid (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Busloads of Ukrainian troops leave Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Obama concedes Russia unlikely to leave Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Moldovan separatists: We downed Ukrainian drone (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Dems expected to drop IMF from Ukraine bill (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Obama warns Russia against further Ukraine advance (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Russians close in on Ukrainian ship in Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • Obama, in dig at Putin, calls Russia 'regional power' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • Russia or Ukraine? Crimean Tatars consider their own vote (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • Ukrainian far-right figure shot dead by police [Oleksander Muzychko, also known as Sashko Bily] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine's troops withdraw from Russian-held Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Congress locked in Ukraine aid bill dispute (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine defense chief resigns; troops leave Crimea [Igor (sic) Tenyukh resigned; replaced by Col. Gen. Mikhail Kovalyov (sic)] (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014
  • Ukraine dismisses defence minister over Crimea [Ihor Tenyukh replaced by Mykhailo Koval] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • U.S. lawmakers to weigh speeding up LNG exports to help Europe, Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • NATO chief concerned about Russian buildup on Ukraine border (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/25/2014
  • Top Ukraine nationalist killed in police operation [Right Sector's Oleksandr Muzychko, better known by his nom de guerre Sashko Bily...] (Yahoo/AP) 03/25/2014

  • Ukrainian Billionaire Sought by US Holds Key to Putin Gas Cash (Businessweek) 03/24/2014
  • Russia reported building up troops near border, eyeing Moldova region (Ukrainian Journal) 03/24/2014
  • EU and Ukraine sign core elements of political association deal (Ukrainian Journal) 03/24/2014
  • Putin Tasks Trusted Lieutenant With Economic Development Of Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/24/2014
  • Several cities in Crimea reported suffering from power outages (Ukrainian Journal) 03/24/2014
  • Ukraine, Withdrawing Forces, Appears to Cut Power Supply in Crimea (New York Times) 03/24/2014
  • Ukrainian marines leave their post, and flag, in Crimea (Washington Post) 03/24/2014
  • Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers meet [Lavrov and Deshchytsia] (Boston Globe/AP) 03/24/2014
  • Acknowledging defeat, Ukraine pulls troops from Crimea (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/24/2014
  • Ukraine to face its 'graft culture' under aid plan (Washington Post/AP) 03/24/2014
  • Ukraine orders its forces to leave Crimea in face of Russian threats: Turchinov (Chicago Tribune) 03/24/2014
  • On Ukraine, will Congress leave Obama hanging? (CBS News) 03/24/2014
  • Ukraine crisis could affect global anti-atom bomb pact - U.N.'s Ban (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/24/2014
  • US, allies seek to isolate Russia; Moscow shrugs (Yahoo/AP) 03/24/2014
  • Ukraine seeks UN vote against Crimea annexation (Yahoo/AP) 03/24/2014
  • 2 Ukrainians captured as Crimean based stormed (Yahoo/AP) 03/24/2014
  • Obama aide: 'Possible' Russia could enter Ukraine [U.S. military assistance would be unlikely to prevent it] (Yahoo/AP) 03/24/2014
  • Reid slams GOP over Crimea; Senate bill advances (Yahoo/AP) 03/24/2014
  • Ukraine asks U.N. assembly to declare Crimea secession invalid (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/24/2014
  • Brooklyn Nets owner says plans to bring NBA club under Russian jurisdiction [Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, owner of the Brooklyn Nets, planned to relocate the company that runs the NBA team to Russia...his comments to reporters in the Kremlin underlined his support for Putin (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/24/2014

  • Donetsk Letter: Ukrainian Russians Don't All Want Putin Protection (New Republic) 03/23/2014
  • More and more abductions in annexed Crimea (KPMG) 03/23/2014
  • Kyiv Says Commander 'Abducted' (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty) 03/23/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Threatens to Overshadow World Nuclear Summit (Voice of America) 03/23/2014
  • Ukrainian Utility Blames Glitch for Crimean Blackouts (NBC) 03/23/2014
  • NATO concerned over Russian army buildup on Ukraine border (CNN) 03/23/2014
  • A culture of unchecked abuse thrives in Ukraine and Crimea (KPCC) 03/23/2014
  • Ukraine air force couple weds at besieged base (azcentral.com) 03/23/2014
  • Ukraine stripped of nearly all its warships in Crimea (Fox/EFE) 03/23/2014
  • Ukrainian American Bar Association's Appeal to the Members of the US Congress: Vote (UABA) 03/23/2014
  • IMF's Christine Lagarde Expects Ukraine Financing Within 'Days' (Wall Street Journal) 03/23/2014
  • From Ukraine: The heartbreak of victory; the fear of Russia. A month after Viktor Yanukovych was ousted as Ukraines president, fear of a possible Russian invasion grips the nation. (Seattle Times) 03/23/2014
  • Demonstrators Stage Ukrainian Unity Rally in Kyiv. G7 Leaders to Hold Crisis Talks on Ukraine (Voice of America) 03/23/2014
  • Odessa: Ode to Joy Flash Mob v. confused pro-Russian demonstrators (KPMG) 03/23/2014
  • Farewell 'Slavutych:' Firsthand Account Of Ukrainian Warship's Takeover (RFE/RL) 03/23/2014
  • Carl Bildt: 'Every Carrot To Kyiv Is A Stick To Moscow' (RFE/RL) 03/23/2014
  • Ukraine and Crimea: what is Putin thinking? Recent events are both a knee-jerk reaction by Putin and a culmination of his years of grievances with the international order (The Guardian) 03/23/2014
  • Sanctions bind Russia together, for now [dated 3/21/2014] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • Russia says it is complying with troop limits near Ukraine border (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • Russia says its flag now flying over 189 Ukrainian military sites in Crimea - RIA (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • Belarus sees Russia's Crimea incursion as 'bad precedent' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • Russian bank SMP says Visa, MasterCard resume payment services (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • Switzerland investigates Yanukovich associates over money laundering (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • NATO commander warns of Russian threat to separatist Moldova region (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • Nato warns of Russian army build-up on Ukraine border (BBC) 03/23/2014
  • NATO says Russia has big force at Ukraine's border, worries over Transdniestria (Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • Photo: Today on the Maidan in Kyiv - support for Crimean Tatars (Twitter) 03/23/2014
  • Disquiet in Baltics over sympathies of Russian speakers (Reuters) 03/23/2014
  • , - ϳ / Commander Mamchur released () 03/23/2014
  • , - 5 / After Ukraine ultimatum, Russian troops liberated Colonel Mamchur - Channel 5 (censor.net.ua) 03/23/2014

  • Russian troops storm Belbek airbase, arrest Commander Yuliy Mamchur (KPMG) 03/22/2014
  • For Ukraine Military in Crimea, Glum Capitulation and an Uncertain Future (New York Times) 03/22/2014
  • Ukraine needs energy supplies from the EU: PM (Reuters) 03/22/2014
  • Ukraine Protesters Urge Yanukovych's Return at Rally in Donetsk (Businessweek) 03/22/2014
  • Ukraine's unlikeliest funeral: the only two foes to die in Russia's Crimea takeover are mourned together. Tributes to Ukrainian soldier and pro-Russian self-defence volunteer killed on opposite sides of same bloody incident (Daily Telegraph) 03/22/2014
  • Ukraine and Nuclear Weapons (Huffington Post) 03/22/2014
  • For Ukraine Military in Crimea, Glum Capitulation and an Uncertain Future (The New York Times) 03/22/2014
  • Russian Forces Take Over One of the Last Ukrainian Bases in Crimea (The New York Times) 03/22/2014
  • Pro-Russian and Pro-Kiev Camps Dig In Amid Uneasy Calm in Eastern Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/22/2014
  • Russian troops surround Crimea airbase, issue ultimatum (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/22/2014
  • Shots fired as Russian troops force their way into Ukrainian base in Crimea (VIDEO) (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/22/2014
  • Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/22/2014
  • Ukrainian Soldier Wounded as Russian Forces Attack a Crimean Base (The New York Times) 03/22/2014
  • Russian Forces Seize VOA Cameras (Voice of America) 03/22/2014
  • Russian troops storm Ukraine airbase in Crimea (with VIDEO) (BBC) 03/22/2014
  • Ukraine's east rallies for secession referendum [More than 5,000 pro-Russia residents of Donetsk] (Yahoo/AP) 03/22/2014
  • Berlin says Russia wrong to say OSCE accepts 'new realities' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/22/2014
  • Putin completes Crimea's annexation, Russia investors take fright (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/22/2014
  • Russia Accepts Ukraine Monitors as Gunmen Seize Crimea Airport (Bloomberg) 03/22/2014
  • For Kiev militiaman, battle has just begun (Boston Globe) 03/22/2014
  • ANALYTICAL STATEMENT: Is Ukraine the Canary in the European Coal Mine? (UABA) 03/22/2014
  • EU's Ashton says 'biggest fear' is over Ukraine's economy (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/22/2014
  • Ukrainian language under siege in Crimea (Kyiv Post) 03/22/2014
  • Naval Open Source INTelligence: Poland speeds up missile defense plan amid Ukraine crisis (NOSINT) 03/22/2014
  • Some Ukrainians flee Crimea after Russia's annexation (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/22/2014
  • American George Sajewych interview in Kyiv March 20, 2014 (OrangeDoc VIDEO by Damian Kolody) (YouTube) 03/22/2014
  • Three Archbishops Join Over 500 Faithful in Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral (UkrEparchy.us) 03/22/2014
  • PM Harper becomes first G7 leader to visit Ukraine's new regime (CTV) 03/22/2014
  • / Djemilov not allowed to enter Crimea ( ) 03/22/2014
  • , / Prime Minister of Ukraine Yatsenyuk said that the goal of Russia in the near future is to capture Odessa (UNIAN) 03/22/2014
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  • Crimean Tatar Woman Fears War (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 03/21/2014
  • Venice Commission gives damning verdict on Crimean 'referendum' (KPMG) 03/21/2014
  • Russian officials targeted by sanctions (BBC) 03/21/2014
  • Russias Shifting of Border Force Stirs U.S. Worry (The New York Times) 03/21/2014
  • The next, key step on Ukraine. Crimea is lost. What matters now is the political integrity of the rest of the country. By Timothy Garton Ash (Los Angeles Times) 03/21/2014
  • Ukrainian troops leave Crimean bases as truce with Russia expires (Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • All sides will benefit from the decision to deploy an OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Swiss OSCE Chair says (OSCE) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine Central Bank Plans Stress Tests for Lenders, Kubiv Says (Businessweek) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine's East Border on Alert After Crimea Annexation (NBC) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine's navy at end of rope in Crimea (GlobalPost/AFP) 03/21/2014
  • New Ukraine province in play as ethnic Russians push new secession referendum (Fox) 03/21/2014
  • European Council March 2014: David Camerons press conference (Gov.uk) 03/21/2014
  • As Sanctions Start, Russia Feels a Sting (The New York Times) 03/21/2014
  • Russian Defiance Is Seen as a Confidence Builder for Syrias Government (The New York Times) 03/21/2014
  • White House: world reassessing relationship with Russia after Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • What the West Can Learn From Putin's Other Neighbors (Bloomberg) 03/21/2014
  • [HUMOR] Putin Not Ruling Out Military Response To Continued International Diplomacy (VIDEO) (The Onion) 03/21/2014
  • U.S. Eyes Russian Spies Infiltrating Ukraine (The Daily Beast) 03/21/2014
  • Understanding Russia and Its Neighbors March 23-24, 2011. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) 03/21/2014
  • Russia agrees to international monitors in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine police find 42 kg of gold in home of ex-energy minister Eduard Stavytsky (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Reassembling Ukraines Secrets, Piece by Shredded Piece (AJR) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine Turmoil to Weigh in US Decisions on Exporting Gas (1) (Businessweek) 03/21/2014
  • The Wests obligation to Ukraine. By Madeleine Albright and Jim OBrien (Washington Post) 03/21/2014
  • The Purpose of Starting A Rumor About Ukraine Giving Territory To Poland (RFE/RL) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine crisis to overshadow President Obama's trip (Politico) 03/21/2014
  • White House: Ukraine Will Be 'Front and Center' on Obama Trip to Europe (Voice of America) 03/21/2014
  • Ukrainians in U.S. angry over trampling of freedoms in Ukraine, says archbishop (Catholic Philly) 03/21/2014
  • Donetsk, Ukraine Locals Divided Between Soviet Past, Eurocentric Future (Voice of America) 03/21/2014
  • Kiev appeals to its restive east with talk of greater autonomy (Christian Science Monitor) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine crisis prompts security rethink in Europe (Washington Post) 03/21/2014
  • Statement of Danylo Lubkivski, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (Crisis Center) 03/21/2014
  • , / In Crimea, the occupation authorities have no control over what they created - Djemilev (with VIDEO) (Radio Svoboda) 03/21/2014
  • : / Danylo Lubkivskyi: There can be no compromise with 'non-friends' (VIDEO) (5.ua) 03/21/2014
  • ( Live, 21.03.2014) / Putin and Hitler (Russian VIDEO) (YouTube) 03/21/2014
  • . / Transnistria Map of Ukraine. Essential to reintegrate Moldova () 03/21/2014
  • Putin Cool to Idea of Further Retaliation Over Sanctions (The New York Times) 03/21/2014
  • 7 Reasons why the Association Agreement is important for #Ukraine (NEE) 03/21/2014
  • EU leaders accelerate quest to reduce energy reliance on Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Timchenko's Stroitransgaz set for 3.5 bln euro South Stream deal (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Russia's Medvedev says Ukraine owes Russia $16 billion: agencies (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Putin promises to protect, patronise Bank Rossiya hit by U.S. sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Germany says not approving any defence exports to Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Ukrainian troops leave Crimean bases as truce with Russia expires (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: EU signs association deal (BBC) 03/21/2014
  • Crimean Tatars left no space for illusion (KPMG) 03/21/2014
  • Annexed Crimea moves to crush independent media (KPMG) 03/21/2014
  • Crimean hostages put in an electric chair, beaten, shot at (KPMG) 03/21/2014
  • In Memory: Serhiy Koturin, soldier at a Ukrainian military base in Simferopol (KPMG) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine boxing champ urges Putin to avoid 'mistakes of history' (Zee News/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • Obama hits Putin cronies with sanctions (Ukrainian Journal) 03/21/2014
  • Russia may be preparing another Ukraine incursion, says UN ambassador (Ukrainian Journal) 03/21/2014
  • Putin wants to destabilize Ukraine's election, Yatseniuk says (Ukrainian Journal) 03/21/2014
  • Herman Van Rompuy: Important moment: Political provisions of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement now signed (Twitter) 03/21/2014
  • Dalia Grybauskait&ering;: #Ukraine Association Agreement signed: firm #EUs commitment to #Ukraine (Twitter) 03/21/2014
  • Russia completes Crimea annexation [NOT RECOGNIZED BY WESTERN DEMOCRACIES] (Yahoo/AP) 03/21/2014
  • Ukraine signs deal to align itself with Europe (Yahoo/AP) 03/21/2014
  • Echoes of Crimea keep Ukraine's east rumbling (Yahoo/AP) 03/21/2014
  • Putin signs laws annexing Crimea as Russia investors take fright (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/21/2014
  • / Ukrainian ships trying to break through trap in Donuzlav ( ) 03/21/2014
  • ˲ ϲ ˲ ֲֲ / Political part of EU Association Agreement signed with Brussels ( ) 03/21/2014
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  • / Ukraine begins process of recognizing the status of the Crimean Tatar people as an indigenous people of Ukraine (Espreso.tv) 03/21/2014
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  • Docudays UA . . ³ / Docudays UA Documentary Festival kicks off with film about Euromaidan (Video) ( ) 03/21/2014

  • Putins Counter-Revolution. James Meek reports from Ukraine ['Putin didnt begin invading Ukraine to bring it back into the fold but to stop it escaping.'] (London Review of Books) 03/20/2014
  • The Unwisdom of Crowds. Why people-powered revolutions are overrated. By Anne Applebaum (New Republic) 03/20/2014
  • Mapmakers Of The World Not United On Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/20/2014
  • Amid Russia-Ukraine Crisis, Moldova's Fault Lines Quaver (RFE/RL) 03/20/2014
  • Crimea will return to Ukrainian jurisdiction, says minister [Ukraine's Deputy Defence Minister Leonid Polyakov] (VIDEO) (BBC) 03/20/2014
  • Can Ukraine's technocrat-in-chief keep the country from falling apart? (Christian Science Monitor) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine, From More Than One Perspective (Huffington Post) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine detains energy pointman of ousted leader (GlobalPost/AFP) 03/20/2014
  • Ukrainian Catholics experiencing 'total persecution' in Crimea (Catholic Online) 03/20/2014
  • A need to contain Russia. By Anne Applebaum (Washington Post) 03/20/2014
  • Russia, UN Exchange Formalities Over Ukraine (Voice of America) 03/20/2014
  • 'We will retaliate against further Russian incursions', Ukraine PM tells FRANCE 24 (France 24) 03/20/2014
  • . ϳ - 20.03.2014 / Daily summary: Chornomornaftohaz nationalized-Russia's Gazprom takes over (VIDEO) (5.ua) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine Dollar Bonds Jump as IMF Says Aid Talks Making Progress (Businessweek) 03/20/2014
  • Russian memorial honoring Soviet-led troops who invaded Czechoslovakia in 1968 removed from Prague cemetery (RFE/RL) 03/20/2014
  • OSCE to step up its activities in support of Ukraine, Swiss Chair says (OSCE) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine Says It Won't Surrender in Crimea (TIME) 03/20/2014
  • Merkel fury after Gerhard Schroeder backs Putin on Ukraine (Daily Telegraph) 03/20/2014
  • Ukrainian military families prepare to leave Crimea (Washington Post) 03/20/2014
  • Crimea Death Toll Five [2 Ukrainians, 2 Russians, 1 tortured Tatar] (Guardian Liberty Voice) 03/20/2014
  • Amid Russian Threats, Ukraine Asks US Diplomat for Help (VOA) 03/20/2014
  • Trade Committee backs plan to remove EU tariffs on imports from Ukraine (European Parliament) 03/20/2014
  • Ukrainian troops dig in near Russian border (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • POLITICAL SCENE: HOW FAR WILL PUTIN GO? Jon Lee Anderson, Stephen Sestanovich, Dorothy Wickende (The New Yorker) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine Sets Deadline for Militias to Surrender Illegal Guns (The New York Times) 03/20/2014
  • Amid Ukraine crisis, Saskatchewan mulls ban on Russian booze (The Globe and Mail/CP) 03/20/2014
  • Crimea crisis: US sanction list is who's who of Vladimir Putin's inner circle. From old KGB acquaintances to childhood judo sparring partners, the new list has blacklisted many of Putin's best friends (Guardian) 03/20/2014
  • Madeleine Albright: Vladimir Putin a new czar (Politico) 03/20/2014
  • The Russian Godfather. By Adam Michnik, one of the leaders of Solidarity and the founding editor of Gazeta Wyborcza (Project Syndicate) 03/20/2014
  • John Kerry: U/S Sherman in #Kyiv today; visited #Maidan & carried msg:#US stands w Ukrainian ppl. cc:@VasylBabych Alina Bezkrovna pic.twitter.com/17v0Kw6fVk (Twitter) 03/20/2014
  • [HUMOR] Thanks For Being So Cool About Everything. By Vladimir Putin (The Onion) 03/20/2014
  • The Pros And Cons Of Propaganda (RFE/RL) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine to quit CIS, begin visa regime for Russian citizens (Turkish Press) 03/20/2014
  • Russia annexes Crimea. Could it boost Ukraine's energy outlook? (Christian Science Monitor) 03/20/2014
  • New US Sanctions on Russia Remain Too Little. BY ADRIAN KARATNYCKY (Atlantic Council) 03/20/2014
  • Russia: Dissident opinions on Crimea again under fire (KPMG) 03/20/2014
  • 7 Hostages released, one seriously wounded (KPMG) 03/20/2014
  • Anti-separatist repressive law a gift to Russia (KPMG) 03/20/2014
  • Was Yanukovychs Removal Constitutional? (KPMG) 03/20/2014
  • Lawmakers proud to be Russia-sanctioned (The Hill) 03/20/2014
  • Background Briefing on Ukraine by Senior Administration Officials (Whitehouse.gov) 03/20/2014
  • Statement by the President on Ukraine (Whitehouse.gov) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine Sets Deadline for Militias to Surrender Illegal Guns (The New York Times) 03/20/2014
  • On Russias List for Sanctions, and Proud of It (The New York Times) 03/20/2014
  • Richard Engel Goes Inside Ukraine's Defense Trenches (VIDEO) (NBC) 03/20/2014
  • Could Trans-Dniester be next? (BBC) 03/20/2014
  • '' / 'Khmelnitsky' captured by Russian soldiers (VIDEO) (5.ua) 03/20/2014
  • Babylon '13 / Five days since Babylon '13 camera operators disappeared in Crimea (Twitter) 03/20/2014
  • . , / Dark day at the Ukrainian Naval Academy. Watch to the end of the VIDEO to see Ukrainian sailors sing national anthem (YouTube) 03/20/2014
  • / Capture of Ukrainian warships in Sevastopol PHOTOS (LiveJournal) 03/20/2014
  • , / Luhansk Oblast asks Europe, the U.S. and UN for protection ( ) 03/20/2014
  • Russia hits back with its own sanctions after US 'hostile thrust' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine, Russia, Crimea: How the story evolved (USA Today) 03/20/2014
  • OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL: Ukraine-related Designations (Treasury.gov) 03/20/2014
  • Washington to Moscow: You're on dark path (Ukrainian Journal) 03/20/2014
  • Russia 'buying time' by barring Crimea monitors, foreign minister Andriy Deshchytsya (Ukraine) says (Ukrainian Journal) 03/20/2014
  • Letter -- Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine (WhiteHouse.gov) 03/20/2014
  • Obama rules out Ukraine military action, emphasizes diplomacy (Ukrainian Journal) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine's PrivatBank demanding clarification of banking rules in Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 03/20/2014
  • Ukrainian Tumult Highlights European Unions Errors (The New York Times) 03/20/2014
  • Putin tells Russian businessmen to bring their assets back home (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Obama Rules Out Military Force Over Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/20/2014
  • Russian Forces Release Ukraine Naval Commander, Reports Say (The New York Times) 03/20/2014
  • U.S. Expanding Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine moves closer to unfettered trade access to European Union (Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • OSCE launches National Dialogue project in Ukraine (OSCE) 03/20/2014
  • OSCE/ODIHR opens election observation mission for early presidential election in Ukraine (OSCE) 03/20/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak After Their Meeting (State.gov) 03/20/2014
  • PETITION: Dismiss Russia As Host Of The 2018 World Cup (Change.org) 03/20/2014
  • Opinion: Putin's breathtaking lies about Russia. By Alexander J. Motyl (CNN) 03/20/2014
  • Obama expands U.S. sanctions on Russians over Crimea annexation (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Russia says it will build up military presence in Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Some Crimean servicemen, residents line up for Russian passports (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine says Russia takes over Ukraine-owned sweet factory in Lipetsk [Poroshenko's 'Roshen' brand chocolate factory] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Ukrainian industrialist Firtash posts 125 million euro bail (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine border guards in Crimea redeploying to mainland - official (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine issues warrant for businessman on state property theft charge [Serhiy Kurchenko, the chairman of energy firm Vetek; Ukrgasdobycha] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Russia will not bail out company owners - Finance Minister (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Russia steps up customs checks on goods from Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Russia will demand compensation if France scraps warship sale (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Ukraine 'in no hurry' to impose visas on Russians (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Russia calls for release of Ukrainian navy chief in Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Executive Order -- Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine (WhiteHouse.gov) 03/20/2014
  • Obama orders new round of sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • Kremlin says sanctions lists against Russia unacceptable - Ifax (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014
  • Ukrainian naval commander released (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • EU summit looks at boosting Kiev, punishing Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • Analysis: Putin tests Obama's foreign policy (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • Pro-Russian crowds seize 2 Ukrainian warships (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • France says EU-Russia summit scrapped over crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • Russian lawmakers seal annexation of Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • Analysis: Crisis shows Russia's post-Soviet anger (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • Wladimir Klitschko: Try not to 'repeat mistakes of history' (Yahoo/AP) 03/20/2014
  • Germany's Russian rethink: How Merkel lost faith in Putin (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/20/2014

  • U.N. Security Council Meeting on Ukraine (VIDEO) (C-Span) 03/19/2014
  • Explicating Putin's Rhetoric: 12 Ways It Resembles Germany in the 1930s. By Anders Aslund (Peterson Institute for International Economics) 03/19/2014
  • Russia Will Never Be Like Us. Weve spent 20 years trying to make it a Western country. Bad idea. By Anne Applebaum (Slate.com) 03/19/2014
  • James Jeffrey: What would Ike do about Putin? (The Morning Call) 03/19/2014
  • American bars start boycotting Russian vodka over Ukraine (America Blog) 03/19/2014
  • Rabbi in Crimea Escapes with Torah Scroll (The Jewish Press) 03/19/2014
  • Information channels at war (KPMG) 03/19/2014
  • U.S. Groups Push Ex-Im Bank to End Russian Subsidies (Washington Free Beacon) 03/19/2014
  • Release promised of activists taken hostage in the Crimea (KPMG) 03/19/2014
  • Vladimir Putin: Ethnic Russian Nationalist (Washington Post) 03/19/2014
  • Remarks to the Press by Vice President Joe Biden, President Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania, and President Andris Berzins of Latvia (Whitehouse.gov) 03/19/2014
  • US senators urge international monitors in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Argentina accuses US, UK of hypocrisy over Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Kiev threatens Crimea after Russian forces take over naval HQ (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine to leave Russia-dominated alliance [Commonwealth of Independent States - CIS] (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • NATO chief: Russian aggression is 'wake-up call' (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • U.S. defence chief praises Ukraine's restraint in Crimea crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • How similar _ or not _ are Crimea and Kosovo? (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Oligarch governor seeks aid to keep Donbass Ukrainian [Serhiy Taruta] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • #Russia unable to accept its own proposed #OSCE mandate language for monitor mission to #Ukraine - even after all its edits accepted. (Twitter) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine's New Force Seeks to Harness 'Maidan' Spirit (Voice of America/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Ukrainian MP assaults television station chief for 'pro-Russian' stance. Footage of Igor Miroshnichenko and five men forcing Oleksandr Panteleymonov to write resignation leader released online (The Guardian) 03/19/2014
  • Nato chief says Russia may not stop at Crimea, urges Europe to step up (Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • In Kyiv, Anguish And Uncertainty Over Maidan's Missing (RFE/RL) 03/19/2014
  • NATO Weighs Assistance for Ukraine to Dissuade Further Moves by Moscow (The New York Times) 03/19/2014
  • With Russia, as With China, Unnerved U.S. Allies Seek Reassurances (The New York Times) 03/19/2014
  • Tempered Cheers in Ukraine for Ex-Premier, Tied to Political Past [Tymoshenko] (The New York Times) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine bows to Crimea seizure, plans for pullout (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Head of Russian Black sea fleet visits Ukrainian navy base in Crimea (VIDEO) (The New York Times) 03/19/2014
  • Putin OKs treaty joining Crimea to Russia (Ukrainian Journal) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine bolsters frontier defenses following Russian seizure of Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine's largest bank suspends service to its clients in Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 03/19/2014
  • PM: Economic deals with EU being postponed to avoid problems in east (Ukrainian Journal) 03/19/2014
  • Three Russian flags flying at Ukrainian naval base in Crimea - witness (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Ukrainian servicemen walk out of Crimean navy base (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine grapples with despair in Crimea takeover (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • In Putin's backyard, nations look West for support (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine officials plan Crimea trip to halt tension (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine navy base in Sevastopol, Crimea stormed by pro-Russia self-defense forces (CBS/AP) 03/19/2014
  • What annexing Crimea will cost Russia's government (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • UN chief heads to Moscow [and] Kiev (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine officials denied Crimea entry; base taken (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Tymoshenko leaves Berlin hospital; heading home (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Berlin rejects Putin's Crimea-Germany parallel (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Warning Russia, Biden says US will defend [NATO] allies (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • In Crimea, some now ask: go or stay? (Yahoo/AP) 03/19/2014
  • Pro-Russians storm Ukrainian navy base in Crimea (CNN) 03/19/2014
  • Investors look for Fed comfort amid Russia-Ukraine tensions (Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Crimean Tatars Asked to Vacate Land, Regional Official Says (The Moscow Times) 03/19/2014
  • Crimean locals welcome future in Russia (BBC) 03/19/2014
  • Russia's Crimea plan detailed, secret and successful (BBC) 03/19/2014
  • Analysis: Russia's Crimea move poses West huge questions (BBC) 03/19/2014
  • Pro-Russians seize Sevastopol Ukrainian naval base (BBC) 03/19/2014
  • Ukrainian Minister of Culture: Seizure of Churches in Crimea Trigged by Russia (RISU) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine and the World under a Threat: Five Ways to Resolve the Situation (UAcrisis.org) 03/19/2014
  • Russian military starts aviation exercises in northwest [close to Baltic ex-Soviet republics] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Russians and Militias Seize Ukrainian Naval Headquarters (The New York Times) 03/19/2014
  • Russia, West trade accusations over 1994 Ukraine deal [Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurance] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Russian forces storm Ukraine base in Crimea, U.S. sees 'dark path' to isolation (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Op-ed: A Way Forward for Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/19/2014
  • Crimean Forces Take Ukrainian Navy HQ (TIME) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine says it could quit Russia-led political bloc [Moscow-dominated Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Russia criticises Britain's suspension of military cooperation (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine's Security and Defence Council in session, discusses Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Ukraine's new force seeks to harness 'Maidan' spirit (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Germany clears way for political part of EU-Ukraine pact (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Crimean PM says will not allow Ukrainian ministers into region - Ifax (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Russian retailer X5 selling stores in Ukraine amid crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • Russia's Rosneft says no plans to cut activity in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/19/2014
  • OSCE media freedom representative outraged by attacks against managers of Ukrainian National TV (OSCE) 03/19/2014
  • PETITION: STOP RUSSIA NOW (UABA) 03/19/2014

  • BOYCOTT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: National Geographic Plans to Show Crimea as Part of Russia on Maps (US News) 03/18/2014
  • Thousands of Russians Protest Putins Aggression in Ukraine. By Vladimir Kara-Murza (World Affairs Journal) 03/18/2014
  • Ukrainian National Guard Recruits Undergo Training (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 03/18/2014
  • Crimean Tatar Community Mourns Death Of Tortured Local Activist (RFE/RL) 03/18/2014
  • Vladimir Putin Told Us Exactly How He Would Annex Crimea Two Weeks Ago (RFE/RL) 03/18/2014
  • Putin, Biden Spar As Moscow Pushes Ahead On Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/18/2014
  • Dictator's Handbook: Six Regrettable Lessons To Take Away From Crimea Crisis (RFE/RL) 03/18/2014
  • Ukraine and Nuclear Proliferation. Russia's invasion has made U.S. assurances seem meaningless. (Wall Street Journal) 03/18/2014
  • Obamas Test: Can Penalties Change Russias Course? (The New York Times) 03/18/2014
  • Editorial: Post-Crimea Relations With the West (The New York Times) 03/18/2014
  • Russias Aggression in Crimea Brings NATO Into Renewed Focus (The New York Times) 03/18/2014
  • If History Is a Guide, Crimeans Celebration May Be Short-Lived (The New York Times) 03/18/2014
  • Dependence on Russia Is Likely to Leave Regions Economy in a Precarious State (The New York Times) 03/18/2014
  • If Not a Cold War, a Return to a Chilly Rivalry (The New York Times) 03/18/2014
  • Putin Reclaims Crimea for Russia and Bitterly Denounces the West (The New York Times) 03/18/2014
  • UPDATE 2-Ukrainian serviceman killed, PM decries 'war crime' (Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Department of Religious Affairs Strongly Condemns Persecution of Clerics in Crimea (RISU) 03/18/2014
  • What further sanctions could Russia face? (BBC) 03/18/2014
  • Timothy Snyder: Freedom in Russian exists only in Ukraine. In Ukraine, millions of Russian-speakers read a free press and learn from an uncensored internet (London Evening Standard) 03/18/2014
  • From Russia with Lies: Georgiy Mirskiy, historian, Honored Scientist of Russia: 'The history of mankind has not seen a more deceitful system than the Russian.' (EuroMaidanPR) 03/18/2014
  • Ukraine: 1 serviceman killed in Crimean storming (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Clinton warns of further Russian aggression (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Concerns over Ukraine military left in Crimea (VIDEO) (Rachel Maddow) 03/18/2014
  • NATO Secretary General in Washington to discuss Ukraine crisis, Wales Summit (NATO) 03/18/2014
  • Tartars fearful of Crimean secession (Firstpost) 03/18/2014
  • NATO Secretary General condemns moves to incorporate Crimea into Russian Federation (NATO) 03/18/2014
  • Residents Of Eastern Ukraine Warn Of Guerrilla War If Russia Invades (Buzzfeed) 03/18/2014
  • BuzzFeed Interviews Secretary Of State John Kerry (VIDEO) (Buzzfeed) 03/18/2014
  • - / Russian-made products disappear from store shelves in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine (Radio Svoboda) 03/18/2014
  • , . (VOA News) 03/18/2014
  • Mejlis rejects claims of strong Crimean Tatar participation in so-called referendum (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/18/2014
  • Ukraine Tackling Gas Corruption Means Potatoes for Poor (Bloomberg) 03/18/2014
  • Tusk Warns Ukraine Risks Being Europe's Russian Black Hole (1) (Businessweek) 03/18/2014
  • Russian officials hit by US, EU sanctions (Ukrainian Journal) 03/18/2014
  • Ukraine to sign agreement on closer cooperation with Europe on Friday (Ukrainian Journal) 03/18/2014
  • Moscow's Crimean puppets move to secure Black Sea energy assets (Ukrainian Journal) 03/18/2014
  • Kiev rejects Moscow proposal for Ukraine crisis mediation group (Ukrainian Journal) 03/18/2014
  • Biden arrives in Poland to send signal to Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Biden in Poland as Russia seeks to annex Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Crimean leaders sign treaty to join Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Putin: Crimea should be part of Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Biden says more sanctions coming for Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Biden pledges stronger NATO in response to Russia 'land grab' (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Putin says Russia doesn't want more of Ukraine, doesn't seek division (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Putin signs Crimea treaty, will not seize other Ukraine regions (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Putin signs treaty, adds Crimea to map of Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Russia's Putin says Crimea to have three equal languages [DISINFORMATION WARNING - Ukrainian and Tatar TV blocked, journalists beaten] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Putin speaks on Crimean accession into Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Russia's Putin condemns Ukraine's new authorities, says opened way for 'neo-Nazis' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Putin says ties with 'brotherly' Ukraine are crucial to Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Russian parliament to discuss Crimea treaty within days (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Russian Energy Ministry expects no 'transit war' with Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Britain says Putin has chosen path to Russia's isolation (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • UK suspends military cooperation with Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • France condemns Russian Crimea treaty, says Europe needs strong response (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Russia's Putin, Crimean Leaders Sign Annexation Treaty (RFE/RL) 03/18/2014
  • Moldova's President Warns Russia On Transdniester (RFE/RL) 03/18/2014
  • Moldova tells Russia: don't eye annexation here (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Moldova's Trans-Dniester region pleads to join Russia (BBC) 03/18/2014
  • France raises doubts about Russia's G-8 role (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • France: Russia suspended from G-8 (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Gorbachev: Crimean referendum 'happy event' (Yahoo/AP) 03/18/2014
  • Wall St edges higher after Putin comments (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • G7 leaders to meet next week at The Hague to discuss Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Poland says Russia's action in Crimea unacceptable (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Ukraine does not recognize pact making Crimea Russian: ministry (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk says no plans to join NATO (Economic Times/AFP) 03/18/2014
  • In Ukraine, nationalists gain influence - and scrutiny (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Murder and abductions in the Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/18/2014
  • TV ATR journalists taken hostage in Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/18/2014
  • 'Segodnya' journalists attacked in the Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/18/2014
  • Students set to flee the Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/18/2014
  • U.S. condemns Putin move to annex Ukraine's Crimea region (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Ukrainian serviceman killed in attack on base (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Ukrainian troops being attacked at base by Russian forces - Interfax (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Ukraine PM - Crimea conflict enters military stage (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/18/2014
  • Is Putin Rational? Probably. Here's How to Work With Him. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 03/18/2014

  • The Crimea of Russia's imagination (BBC) 03/17/2014
  • Op-ed: The Unlikely Road to War. By Roger Cohen (The New York Times) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine to sign political aspects of EU pact on Friday (Reuters) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine Casts Economic Shadow. Crisis Threatens to Overshadow the Boom in Eastern Europe's Economies (Wall Street Journal) 03/17/2014
  • Russia Recognizes Crimean Sovereignty; EU, U.S. Announce Sanctions (RFE/RL) 03/17/2014
  • EU, U.S. Fire Opening Salvo In Sanctions Conflict With Russia (RFE/RL) 03/17/2014
  • One Phone Call, Two Perspectives: A Conversation Between Putin And Obama (RFE/RL) 03/17/2014
  • Far-Right Forces are Influencing Russia's Actions in Crimea. BY TIMOTHY SNYDER (New Republic) 03/17/2014
  • White House Fact Sheet on Ukraine-Related Sanctions (WhiteHouse.gov) 03/17/2014
  • Executive Order -- Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine (WhiteHouse.gov) 03/17/2014
  • Russian propaganda over Crimea and the Ukraine: how does it work? Vladimir Putin has put boots in the ground over the airwaves, he is taking the west on a tour of the propagandists playbook (Guardian) 03/17/2014
  • [Humor with a bit of serious] Crimean Voters Excited To Exercise Democracy For Last Time (The Onion) 03/17/2014
  • Meet Stephen F. Cohen, Vladimir Putin's Best Friend in the American Media (The Daily Beast) 03/17/2014
  • Obama Has 4 Days to Stop Putin in Crimea (The Daily Beast) 03/17/2014
  • Obama's Russia Sanctions Elicit A 'Meh' From Moscow To Washington (Huffington Post) 03/17/2014
  • In Kiev, Armed and Masked Men Protect Parliament [the 'fhantsi'] (Businessweek) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine officials pleading with US to provide military aid, lawmaker says (Fox) 03/17/2014
  • Poland plans to reform military brigade with Ukraine and Lithuania (Daily Telegraph) 03/17/2014
  • Crimea Crisis: Putin Signs Decree Recognizing Crimea As Independent State (International Business Times) 03/17/2014
  • Russia Agrees to Brief Ceasefire, As Crimea Votes to Leave Ukraine (National Journal) 03/17/2014
  • East vs West Ukraine conflict not a new Cold War (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Putin recognizes Crimean independence (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine penalty: US, Europe order Russia sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Russian oil exec defiant in face of sanctions [Igor Sechin] (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Obama invites G7 leaders for meeting on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Vladimir Putin, youre a liar! (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/17/2014
  • Kyiv Somber, Angry Over Crimea Result (Voice of America) 03/17/2014
  • Klitschko warns of humanitarian disaster in Crimea (Euronews) 03/17/2014
  • Lawmakers in Crimea Move Swiftly to Split From Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/17/2014
  • U.S. Steps Up Sanctions on Russian Officials (The New York Times) 03/17/2014
  • NATO pledges close cooperation with Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • US warnings follow referendum in Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 03/17/2014
  • 'The ground will burn under your feet,' Kiev tells separatist leaders (Ukrainian Journal) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine troops won't quit Crimea, acting defense minister vows (Ukrainian Journal) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine announces callup to raise 20,000 men for National Guard (Ukrainian Journal) 03/17/2014
  • Philly Ukrainians gather to pray for their homeland (Philadephia Inquirer) 03/17/2014
  • Russian TV host: Russia is the only country with capability to turn U.S. into 'radioactive ashes' (Washington Post) 03/17/2014
  • Why does Putin want Crimea anyway? (EUobserver) 03/17/2014
  • Acting Defense Minister of Ukraine Igor Tenyukh: Armed Forces of Ukraine Have Sufficient Capability to Cope with Any Task (Ukraine Crisis Media Center) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine says its forces control and secure gas network (Reuters) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Media Center Map: Who is Next, After Crimea? (Facebook) 03/17/2014
  • Crimea declares independence, seizes property. Russia calls on Ukraine to be a federal state, and for Russian to become Ukraine's state language (Denver Post/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Eastern Ukraine Will Become Part of Russia, Crimea's Deputy Prime Minister Says (NBC) 03/17/2014
  • CRIMEA REFERENDUM: What Happens Next? (+VIDEO) (WHOTV) 03/17/2014
  • Crimea declares independence, nationalizes property; EU slaps travel bans, asset freezes on 21 (Yahoo/CP) 03/17/2014
  • US announces sanctions against Russian officials (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Oil down after Crimea votes to split from Ukraine. Crude oil dips to near $98 a barrel after Crimea votes to split from Ukraine, join Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • EU slaps further sanctions on 21 individuals from Russia, Crimea linked to Crimea unrest (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Russia calls on Ukraine to be a federal state (Yahoo/AP) 03/17/2014
  • Russian govt admits economy in crisis as Ukraine weighs (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine parliament backs mobilising 40,000 reservists (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/17/2014
  • Russia rejects U.N. assessment of Russian-speakers' rights in Ukraine [UN is 'biased'] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/17/2014
  • Obama announces sanctions against Russian officials after Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine (Yahoo/CP) 03/17/2014
  • U.S., EU impose sanctions on Russia in wake of Crimea vote (UPI) 03/17/2014
  • Ukraine Bonds Decline as Investors Weigh Aid Outlook After Vote (Businessweek) 03/17/2014
  • Blocked Russian opposition site recommends Opera to outwit blacklist. Russian users can run Norwegian browser to get around banned URLs (Computer World) 03/17/2014
  • U.S., EU announce sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian officials after Crimea vote (VIDEO) (CNN) 03/17/2014
  • , ϳ / Stolen works by artists Ivan Aivazovsky (Armenian), Ivan Shishkin (Russian), Picasso found among Yanukovych's treasures () 03/17/2014
  • , ѳ "'13" ϳ / Two 'Bablylon 13' filmmakers disappeared yesterday in Simferopol (Facebook) 03/17/2014
  • , , 16 2014, / Russia can turn the U.S. into ashes, Rossiya 1 news channel's Weekly News, host Dmitry Kiselyov (new head of Russian state media) [VIDEO] (YouTube) 03/17/2014

  • The long war over the Ukrainian language - Ideas (The Boston Globe) 03/16/2014
  • The long war over the Ukrainian language. Dont call it Little Russian. Why the Ukraines lingua franca is a hot point (The Boston Globe) 03/16/2014
  • Op-ed: It's Time To Isolate Putin's Russia (Forbes) 03/16/2014
  • Crimea: Annexation And Recognition -- The Legal Battles Ahead (RFE/RL) 03/16/2014
  • Crimean referendum like filming an expensive blockbuster for Russian TV (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/16/2014
  • As Ukrainians brace to lose Crimea, many are also disappointed with the West (Washington Post) 03/16/2014
  • STATEMENT: Crimean Referendum to Join Russia Violates Ukraines Constitution, Domestic Laws, and General Principles of International Law (UABA) 03/16/2014
  • Ukrainian Interim Foreign Minister Calls Russian Military Movements a 'Provocation' (ABC) 03/16/2014
  • McCain: Russia a 'gas station' masquerading as a country (VIDEO) (CNN) 03/16/2014
  • Crimea: What is Vladimir Putin thinking? (VIDEO) (CNN) 03/16/2014
  • Tatars stay away in Bakhchysaray as pro-Russians vote en masse (Yahoo/AFP) 03/16/2014
  • Sen. Murphy: Sham referendum in Ukraine isnt fooling anyone (Washington Times) 03/16/2014
  • Sen. Chris Murphy: Nothing U.S. Could Do Militarily to Stop Russia in Ukraine (ABC) 03/16/2014
  • Ukraines Culture Is Bloody, Splendid and Chekhovian (Businessweek) 03/16/2014
  • Readout of the Presidents Call with President Putin (Whitehouse.gov) 03/16/2014
  • Church Leaders Pray for Ukraine at Philadelphia Service (CBS) 03/16/2014
  • France to review military cooperation with Russia in future sanctions (DNA India/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Ukraine has part-paid Gazprom Feb supplies-minister (Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • German Firms Lose Sway Over Relations With Moscow. Companies With Interests in Russia Fret as Merkel Threatens Sanctions (The Wall Street Journal) 03/16/2014
  • Ukraine Paralympic head slams Russian 'aggression' (Imperial Valley Press/AP) 03/16/2014
  • Ukraine war already in full swing in cyberspace (GlobalPost/AFP) 03/16/2014
  • Merkel wants more observers in Ukraine, Putin agrees - German govt (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • White House urges Putin to back down in Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/16/2014
  • Crimea votes on whether to secede from Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/16/2014
  • Putin's Olympics end under a Crimean cloud (Yahoo/AP) 03/16/2014
  • Crimea Secession Vote: How, Why and What Next? (Yahoo/AP) 03/16/2014
  • EU mulling next steps against Russia over Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/16/2014
  • Key events in Ukraine's political crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/16/2014
  • In Crimea, uncertainty grips Ukraine's military (Yahoo/AP) 03/16/2014
  • NATO websites hit in cyber attack linked to Crimea tension (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Putin tells Merkel referendum in Crimea is legal (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Ukrainian PM vows to bring separatists to justice (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Crimeans vote on union with Russia as troops build up rapidly (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Ukraine, Russia agree Crimea truce until March 21 - Ukraine minister (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Ukraine defiant despite Russian troop build-up in Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Russian forces build up in Crimea, now numer 22,000 - Ukraine defence minister (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/16/2014
  • Crimea votes in referendum that divides Russia, U.S. (CNN) 03/16/2014
  • Stop this man: U.S. needs deeper involvement in Ukraine as Vladimir Putin raises the stakes (New York Daily News) 03/16/2014
  • BBC looks inside Crimea polling station ('polling stations absolutely packed') (BBC) 03/16/2014
  • Under Watch of Russian Troops, Crimea Votes on Secession (The New York Times) 03/16/2014
  • Tensions Flare Over Loyalty to Russia in Eastern Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/16/2014
  • : / Massive persecution of Ukrainians in Crimea (Espreso.tv) 03/16/2014

  • U.N. Security Council Resolution on Ukraine (+VIDEO) (C-Span) 03/15/2014
  • On Kyiv's Shell-Shocked Maidan, A World Turned Upside Down (RFE/RL) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine Says Kremlin Is Stirring Up Eastern Ukraine As Pretext For Invasion (Huffington Post/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Rep. Maloney Rallies Alongside Ukrainian New Yorkers Ahead Of Crimea Referendum (CBS) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine reports Russian 'invasion' on eve of Crimea vote (Yahoo/AFP) 03/15/2014
  • Russia beats Ukraine in freestyle wrestling (Washington Post/AP) 03/15/2014
  • Dropping the Political F-Bomb. Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing. (Foreign Policy) 03/15/2014
  • From Chess Player to Barroom Brawler. There's increasing evidence that Vladimir Putin is dangerously drunk on power -- and reckless. (Foreign Policy) 03/15/2014
  • Prepare for war at any moment, Ukrainian president warns after Putin sends 8,500 soldiers, 270 tanks to border (National Post/AP) 03/15/2014
  • Russia's Special Ops Invasion of Ukraine Has Begun. Putin appears to be using elite commandosSpetsnazto spearhead his stealth move into Crimea and, perhaps, beyond. (Daily Beast) 03/15/2014
  • Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Protests Russian 'Invasion' Of Area Near Crimea (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine says Kremlin stirs up east, prepares invasion (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Ukrainian Crisis May Split Russian Orthodox Church (Huffington Post/RNS) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine Fashion Week shows unbroken spirit as war looms (GlobalPost/AFP) 03/15/2014
  • Leader of Ukraines Right Sector, revolutions enforcers, rails against Putin, Russian military and Jewish oligarchs [Igor Mazur, or Topolya (Poplar) as hes known because hes 67, is the leader of the Ukrainian Right Sector at Maidan] (MiamiHerald.com) 03/15/2014
  • Ukrainian Paralympians Cover Medals On Sochi Podium In Silent Protest (Huffington Post) 03/15/2014
  • Covering medals, Ukrainians stage silent protest (Yahoo/AP) 03/15/2014
  • Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Crimea (The New York Times) 03/15/2014
  • Foes of America in Russia Crave Rupture in Ties (The New York Times) 03/15/2014
  • Kiev's Protestors Put on Uniforms (Daily Beast) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine cobbles together an army as fears of a Russian invasion grow (GlobalPost) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine president blames 'Kremlin agents' for violence in east (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine official: 2 dead, several hurt in shootout (Boston Globe/AP) 03/15/2014
  • US national security team briefs Obama on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/15/2014
  • Armed police burst into Crimean hotel on eve of referendum (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Obama national security aides meet to discuss Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Ukrainian troops confront Russian forces on strip alongside Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine crisis triggers Russia's biggest anti-Putin protest in two years (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine says Kremlin stirs up east, prepares invasion (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Swiss prosecutor told by police of suspected Yanukovich money-laundering (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • Muscovites march for and against Putin's Crimean policies (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • For Crimea, Secession Is Only as Good as Recognition (The New York Times) 03/15/2014
  • Op-ed: Ukraine crisis -- Orwell's '1984' and Putin's Ukraine agenda (Fox) 03/15/2014
  • Most Americans support Obama on Ukraine tentatively (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 03/15/2014
  • U.N. Security Council Resolution on Ukraine (C-Span) 03/15/2014
  • / Black Sea fleet fires rockets without agreement with the Ukrainian side ( ) 03/15/2014
  • Photo: Demonstrators carrying Russian and Ukrainian flags march to oppose president Vladimir Putin's policies in Ukraine, in Moscow, Saturday, March 15, 2014 (Yahoo/AP) 03/15/2014
  • Large Moscow rally opposes Crimea intervention; at the pro-Putin rally, participants supported the Crimean secession plan (poster compares Yatseniuk to German/Nazi prisoner-of-war) (BBC) 03/15/2014
  • Ukraine says Russian forces move outside Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/15/2014
  • Thousands march in Moscow to protest Crimea vote (Yahoo/AP) 03/15/2014
  • Russia vetoes UN resolution on Crimea's future (Yahoo/AP) 03/15/2014
  • / Donetsk Ukraine Security Service stormed by anti-Ukrainians (VIDEO) (YouTube/ ) 03/15/2014
  • ‏@euromaidan () . / Kv students today: begin to write the history of the new Ukraine (PHOTO) (Twitter) 03/15/2014
  • West prepares sanctions as Russia presses on with Crimea takeover (Reuters) 03/15/2014
  • U.S. Spy Satellites Riding Russian Rockets into Space. The space-launch business shows just how difficult it is to make sense of sanctions aimed at Putins actions in Ukraine (Daily Beast) 03/15/2014

  • Beyond the Crisis, Hope for Ukraine. An Unlikely 'Hero' Voices Frustrations and Optimism of the Maidan [Volodymyr Parasiuk] (Atlantic Council) 03/14/2014
  • Gazprom Chairman Sold All His Shares Just Before Russia Invaded Crimea (Zero Hedge) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine's Jews tell Putin and his smear campaigns to keep out (GlobalPost) 03/14/2014
  • Witness Accounts and Video of a Deadly Attack by Russian Separatists in Ukraine Undercut Kremlin Claims (The New York Times) 03/14/2014
  • Military Radar Data Suggest Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Was Deliberately Flown Toward Andaman Sea (International Business Times) 03/14/2014
  • Pentagon: Russian Reports Of US Drone Intercepted Over Crimea Are False (International Business Times) 03/14/2014
  • Yatsenyuk: Ukraine must preserve its territorial integrity (VIDEO) (CNBC) 03/14/2014
  • Many Ukrainians expect war with Russia. By Alexander J. Motyl (CNN) 03/14/2014
  • Putins Phony War. How Vladimir Putin concocted a conflict to soothe his own paranoid fears. (Slate.com) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine border officials force Russian pilots to sleep on planes (ETN) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraines chief rabbi to Post: Weve lost most local donors (Jerusalem Post) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraines Firtash Held in Custody as $174 Million Bail Set (1) (Businessweek) 03/14/2014
  • Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to London (State.gov) 03/14/2014
  • Podcast: Springtime For Putin (RFE/RL) 03/14/2014
  • Russian Foreign Ministry Statement On Donetsk Death Defies Reality (RFE/RL) 03/14/2014
  • Through The Crimean Prism: Five Things We've Learned About Russia (RFE/RL) 03/14/2014
  • The Roots of the Ukraine Crisis. Putin's Russia is using military might to rewrite the history of the Soviet collapse. By SERHII PLOKHY (Washington Post) 03/14/2014
  • NATO says Crimea referendum would break international law (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Witness Accounts and Video of a Deadly Attack by Russian Separatists in Ukraine Undercut Kremlin Claims (The New York Times) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine supporters hope UN vote isolates Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Ukrainian oligarch faces US corruption charge [Dmytro Firtash] (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Biden heading to Europe amid Ukraine tensions (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • US, West brace for Crimea vote to leave Ukraine. US urges Moscow to reject Sunday's vote in Crimea to join Russia and secede from Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • US officials issue alert for Americans in Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • U.S. warns American travelers in Russia, and border region (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • US bashes Russia over drastic media curbs (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Lviv Olympic bid still in play amid Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of fomenting violence in east (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • U.N. rights official says Crimea's Tatars 'feel threatened' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine president, in uniform, says determined to boost military (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • U.S. says Russian decision not to ease Ukraine crisis 'regrettable' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Rabbi hurt in Kiev attack wife calls anti-Semitic (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • In Crimea, Russian return evokes Soviet ghosts for Tatar minority (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Eyes turn to Russia on record drop in U.S. bond holdings (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • U.S.'s Kerry says Russia must clarify troop deployments near Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • 2 Choices in Crimea Referendum, but Neither Is No (The New York Times) 03/14/2014
  • U.S.-Russia Talks on Ukraine Fail to Ease Tension (The New York Times) 03/14/2014
  • Russia says it has right to intervene after deadly violence in Ukraine (Fox) 03/14/2014
  • Former NATO commander says US is getting Ukraine about right (Christian Science Monitor) 03/14/2014
  • Woodrow Wilsons Ukraine Failure Foreshadows Wests Dilemmas (Bloomberg) 03/14/2014
  • Kharkiv Ultras leader interview - Damian Kolody (VIDEO) (YouTube/Dkvovk) 03/14/2014
  • When An Oligarch Is Not A Billionaire: The Case Of Ukraine's Dmitry Firtash (Forbes) 03/14/2014
  • The Fight Over Ukraine Goes Back To 1399, With No End In Sight (Forbes) 03/14/2014
  • Russia Is Preparing to Invade East Ukraine, Estonia Says (Bloomberg) 03/14/2014
  • Russia to Kill Last-Ditch U.N. Effort to Prevent Crimea Annexation (Foreign Policy) 03/14/2014
  • George Soros Predicts Ukraine Could Ruin The EU. The billionaire financier says in its tepid response to Russias Crimea land grab, the EU flubbed a key chance to breathe new life into the stale union. (Daily Beast) 03/14/2014
  • With Last Media Critics Blocked, Putin Silences the Russia Press (Daily Beast) 03/14/2014
  • Why Putin Will Buckle Under Sanctions. Russia may be talking a big game when it comes to Ukraine, but the Kremlin knows full well it cant afford prolonged economic warfare (Daily Beast) 03/14/2014
  • Russia Swears No Invasion, Never Mind All the Tanks (Daily Beast) 03/14/2014
  • White House Braces for Russian Retaliation Over Ukraine (Daily Beast) 03/14/2014
  • Dana Rohrabacher on Russia-Ukraine crisis: 'Putin is not Satan' (Los Angeles Times) 03/14/2014
  • Jared Leto Visits Kiev, Pays Tribute to Ukraine Revolution's Victims (Hollywood Reporter) 03/14/2014
  • First Days: For this Ukrainian, protests back home are a call to action in the US (PRI) 03/14/2014
  • Inside Ukraines Propaganda War (PBS) 03/14/2014
  • Could Ukraine be another Bosnia? (Al Jazeera) 03/14/2014
  • Putin Opens a Second Front in Ukraine (National Review) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine Gets Support From Film Festival Toppers (Variety) 03/14/2014
  • Ukrainian crisis may split Russian Orthodox Church (Washington Post) 03/14/2014
  • The Russians Are Coming. A first-person tour of the Crimean peninsulaas its being stolen (Washington Post) 03/14/2014
  • Rumors Mushroom in Eastern Ukraine, Fueling Expectations of War (The New York Times) 03/14/2014
  • #BBCtrending: Russians in Ukraine say 'Don't save us' (BBC) 03/14/2014
  • Putin wins in Russia only by escalating his war rhetoric (Washington Post) 03/14/2014
  • Crimeans begin to consider the real benefits and costs of joining Russia (Washington Post) 03/14/2014
  • Crimea means more to Russia than Falklands do to Britain - Lavrov (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • The Kremlins belligerence in Ukraine will ultimately weaken Russia (Economist) 03/14/2014
  • Deeper Ukraine Invasion Lurks in Putin's Warnings, 'Provocations,' Clashes in East (Bloomberg) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine's hryvnia sinks to more than 10 to the dollar (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Russia brings trucks, armor into Ukraine's Crimea by ship (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Gazprom, Rosneft chiefs will be on EU sanctions list, paper says (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine worries intensify flight to safety (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • New Donetsk governor says Russians behind east Ukraine clashes (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • In Crimea breakaway vote, pro-Russians tout IMF data, better wages (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Russia ships troops into Ukraine, repeats invasion threat (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Russia reserves right to protect 'compatriots' in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Russia says has no plans to invade eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Kremlin website hit by 'powerful' cyber attack (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Britain says U.S., Russian talks on Ukraine to be 'formidably difficult' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Merkel: West must be consistent in Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • West readying sanctions after Crimea vote (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Russia: Reserve the right to intervene in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • CEOs of biggest Russian firms could be hit by sanctions - paper (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Putin tells U.N. chief that Crimean vote entirely legal (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Obama says still hopes for diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Ukrainian PM welcomes 'unprecedented' U.S. support (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • After Crimea, wary Eastern Europe asks: who's next (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov says Russia has no plans to invade southeastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Lavrov: No common vision with US on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Conference Call Invitation (registration) - Crimea at a Crossroads? Monday, March 17, 2014 11:00am 12:00pm (Wilson Center) 03/14/2014
  • Ukraine worries push down stocks, boost gold, yen (Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • After Ukraine protest, radical group eyes power (Washington Post/AP) 03/14/2014
  • Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London (State.gov) 03/14/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Before Their Meeting (State.gov) 03/14/2014
  • Cutting through Ukraine disinformation. By Marta Dyczok (Western University) 03/14/2014
  • While the West Watches Crimea, Putin Cleans House in Moscow (New Republic) 03/14/2014
  • Kerry Begins Talks in London on Crimea Crisis (The New York Times) 03/14/2014
  • Austria holds Ukraine's Firtash for extradition (Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Russia Opens Criminal Case against Svoboda Leader Oleg Tyagnibok (International Business Times) 03/14/2014
  • Christian donors to give more than $1M in crisis aid to Ukraine Jews (JTA) 03/14/2014
  • No Breakthrough In Talks About Ukraine (NPR) 03/14/2014
  • . / Bloody Games. How Not to Lose a War (.ua) 03/14/2014
  • U.S. bill on Ukraine delayed as Congress debates IMF, campaign finance (Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Wall Street tumbles as Ukraine tensions rise, China slows (Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • Russia holds war games near Ukraine; Merkel warns of catastrophe (Reuters) 03/14/2014
  • The Hidden Costs of a Russian Statelet in Ukraine [dated 3/4/2014] (The Atlantic) 03/14/2014
  • IMF to start negotiations with Ukraine on aid program (Reuters) 03/14/2014

  • Stephen Colbert Tears Down The Curtain On U.S. Cable Channel Spewing Pro-Putin Propaganda: WATCH (NewNowNext) 03/13/2014
  • On Ukraine's border, view from pig farm looks decidedly toward Russia (Boston Globe) 03/13/2014
  • Putin on the Couch - Susan B. Glasser. Washington is infuriated, outwitted and just plain befuddled by him, so we asked Americas leading Putinologists to get inside the head of the Kremlin strongman. (Politico) 03/13/2014
  • Crying 'Fascist' on Ukraine. The Russian media and Russian politicians claim it is their duty to confront Ukraines fascism. What does that emotionally charged label really mean? And who has the right to hang it on whom? (American Interest) 03/13/2014
  • John McCain cites Ronald Reagan, slams GOP on Ukraine aid (Politico) 03/13/2014
  • US Army to proceed with planned exercise in Ukraine (Stars and Stipes) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine crisis growing. Eric Shawn reports on prime minister's UN Security Council visit. VIDEO includes Ukrainian American demonstration at the United Nations (Fox) 03/13/2014
  • Why Ukraine Should Risk It All. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Policy) 03/13/2014
  • Don't believe the Russian propaganda about Ukraine's 'fascist' protesters (Guardian) 03/13/2014
  • Kissinger Misunderstands Ukraine. By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 03/13/2014
  • Yatsenyuk Appeals For International Aid For Ukraine (NPR) 03/13/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin's interference is strengthening Ukraine. By Adrian Karatnycky (Washington Post) 03/13/2014
  • How to stop or slow Putin (Washington Post) 03/13/2014
  • / Klitschko brought Ukraine's naval flag to Parliament () 03/13/2014
  • At Request of U.S., Austria Arrests Ukrainian Businessman [Dmitry V. Firtash] (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • Germany Urges Russia to Help Solve Ukraine Crisis (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • Former U.S. Ambassador Confronts Russian Networks Editors Over Reporting on Crimea (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • Op-ed: Getting Ukraine Wrong. By JOHN J. MEARSHEIMER (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • In Ukraine, Many See Polish Economy as a Blueprint (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • VIDEO: Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk appeals to the United Nations to discuss the Russian forces' occupation of Crimea (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • VIDEO: Ukraine - Security Council, 7134th meeting full session (United Nations) 03/13/2014
  • VIDEO: Arseniy Yatsenyuk (Ukraine) on Ukraine - Security Council Media Stakeout (13 March 2014) (United Nations) 03/13/2014
  • VIDEO: Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Ukraine - Security Council, 7134th meeting (United Nations) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine Decentralization Initiative (website) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine gas firm says no forces around offshore Crimea rigs (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Hardcore football fans to help police in Ukraine (Modesto Bee/AP) 03/13/2014
  • UPDATE 5-Shell cuts spending in U.S. to lower shale exposure (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Biden: US stands firmly behind Ukraine sovereignty (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Incredible Jared Leto during 30 Seconds to Mars concert in Kyiv #Ukraine #Euromaidan #Crimea (Twitter) 03/13/2014
  • US gas boom: A tool against Russian coercion (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • China and Ukraine concerns stalk markets (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Merkel: Russia risks huge consequences in UkraineMerkel: Russia risks huge consequences in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Diplomats: UN is discussing Ukraine resolution (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Obama wants Putin to 'rethink' Crimea vote (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine's PM vows to never surrender, says, 'Ukraine is and will be part of the Western world' (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Russia news site chief fired over Ukraine coverage (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Biden: US stands firmly behind Ukraine sovereignty (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Kremlin seeks to boost ties with Latin America (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing politics (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Personal Envoy of Swiss OSCE Chair, High Commissioner on National Minorities, OSCE media freedom representative to brief Permanent Council on Ukraine (OSCE) 03/13/2014
  • Obama says US will 'stand with Ukraine' (Ukrainian Journal) 03/13/2014
  • EU agrees on a framework for first sanctions on Russia since Cold War (Ukrainian Journal) 03/13/2014
  • US Senate panel approves legislation for sanctions on Russians (Ukrainian Journal) 03/13/2014
  • Crimea to take ownership of Ukrainian state companies on peninsula (Ukrainian Journal) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine's Next Tipping Point? (Daily Beast) 03/13/2014
  • Chairman Menendez Statement on Bipartisan Senate Foreign Relations Committee Vote Approving Ukraine Legislation (website) 03/13/2014
  • Explainer: What Do Russian Troop Movements Near Ukraine's Border Signify? (RFE/RL) 03/13/2014
  • Russian Media Again Under Attack, This Time With Ukraine As Pretext (RFE/RL) 03/13/2014
  • Reviled In Kyiv, Heroes In The East, Berkut Veterans Lick Their Wounds (RFE/RL) 03/13/2014
  • Russia Masses Troops Near Ukraine (Huffington Post/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Why Is Crimea Different From Scotland Or Kosovo? (RFE/RL) 03/13/2014
  • The Ukrainian American Bar Association Denounces the Upcoming Crimean Referendum (UABA) 03/13/2014
  • Ukrainian Catholics fear 'new oppression' after Russian takeover (Catholic News Service) 03/13/2014
  • US Rebuffs Ukraine Military-Aid Request (Wall Street Journal) 03/13/2014
  • Kremlin seeks to boost ties with Latin America (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • West embarks on last attempt to preserve Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Russia suspends some trade via Lithuanian port, PM says (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine prompts fresh U.S. look at use of Russian rocket engines [Russian-built engines power American rockets for launching satellites into orbit] (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • EU, U.S. to commit to remove all duties on transatlantic trade (Trust.org/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Russia now backs idea of OSCE mission for Ukraine: Swiss chairman (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Russia blocks internet sites of Putin critics (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • UPDATE 2-Ukrainian gas oligarch Firtash arrested in Vienna on FBI warrant (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • EU sanctions on Russians could face challenge in court (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Kerry warns U.S., Europe ready to act if Crimea referendum held (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Germany warns Russia of further EU sanctions if Moscow doesn't step back (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • One dead in Ukraine clash in eastern city [Donetsk] (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Far-right leader eyes Ukraine's political middle ground [Dmytro Yarosh] (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Russia capital flight $45-50 bln this year, full year may be $130 bln -Goldman (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • French journalist arrested in Ukraine's Crimea (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • French journalist freed after brief arrest in Ukraine's Crimea (Trust.org/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • UPDATE 1-Russia's Gazprom says wants to avert Ukraine gas crisis (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Canada to offer Ukraine C$220 million in economic aid (Trust.org/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • SLIDESHOW: Deadly clash in Donetsk (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • VW's Russia operations taking hit from Ukraine crisis -CFO (Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Russia - Lenta.ru website is latest independent news outlet to be reined in (Trust.org/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine says Russia fired on plane over Crimea (Trust.org/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Ukrainian oligarch Firtash arrested in Vienna -sources (Trust.org/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Putin says Russia did not initiate crisis over Ukraine (Trust.org/Reuters) 03/13/2014
  • Russian Troops Mass at Border in Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine Premier Makes Plea at the U.N. [Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk] (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • Crimean Tatars on Guard Against Joining Russia (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • Russia Blocks Web Content Amid Tension Over Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/13/2014
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of 'military aggression' (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Former Obama adviser: Build Canada pipeline (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Snag in Congress delays Ukraine loans (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • IMF team to remain in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Russia bans several websites critical of gov't (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • US demands Russian troops withdraw from Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • Kerry: US, EU will react if Crimea annexed (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
  • No Ukraine aid yet from US amid Republican split (Yahoo/AP) 03/13/2014
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  • U.S. surprises oil market with sale from strategic reserve [Russia's effort to take over the Crimea region from Ukraine has prompted calls for use of booming U.S. energy resources to relieve dependence on Russian natural gas by Europe and Ukraine] (Reuters) 03/12/2014
  • Can U.S. balance deterrence and diplomacy in responding to Russias move in Ukraine? With Adrian Karatnycky of the Atlantic Council and Stephen Walt of Harvard University (PBS Newshour) 03/12/2014
  • Office of the Spokesperson: Increased U.S. Cooperation with Ukraine (State.gov) 03/12/2014
  • Airlines Hurt as Ukraine Crisis Lifts Oil Price (ABC News/AP) 03/12/2014
  • Leading Ukraine, a Technocrat Encircled by Problems [Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk] (New York Times) 03/12/2014
  • Ukraines interim PM appeals for aid during U.S. visit (VIDEO) (PBS Newshour) 03/12/2014
  • Ukrainian Jewish head raps Israeli reticence on Crimea crisis (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/12/2014
  • Ukraine Aid Bill Approved With IMF Overhaul Opposed in House (1) (Businessweek) 03/12/2014
  • Russia's Polarized Art Community Takes Sides On Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/12/2014
  • Russia Tries To Win Over Crimean Tatars (RFE/RL) 03/12/2014
  • Russia Mulls Fast-Track Citizenship, Sparking Brain-Drain Concerns Elsewhere (RFE/RL) 03/12/2014
  • A Choice Between Nazism And Russia In Crimea? (RFE/RL) 03/12/2014
  • Senate Foreign Relations Committee to get bill to help Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 03/12/2014
  • EC agrees to give EUR500 million of trade benefits to Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 03/12/2014
  • Yanukovych says he's still president, says opponents are neo-fascists (Ukrainian Journal) 03/12/2014
  • Interim leaders appeal to US, UK for help (Ukrainian Journal) 03/12/2014
  • Ukraines New Premier, the Rabbit, Seems to Be in His Element (The New York Times) 03/12/2014
  • NATO sends 2 surveillance planes to Ukraine border (Yahoo/AP) 03/12/2014
  • VIDEO: President Obama's Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Yatsenyuk of Ukraine (The White House) 03/12/2014
  • Obama Meets Ukrainian Prime Minister At White House (RFE/RL) 03/12/2014
  • For Ukrainian Christians, a Test of Faith (VOA) 03/12/2014
  • Ukraine's Protesters Vow to Remain Encamped Until 2015 (VOA) 03/12/2014
  • Statement of G-7 Leaders on Ukraine (Prime Minister of Canada) 03/12/2014
  • Kerry Plans 11th-Hour Meeting With Russians Over Crimea (The New York Times) 03/12/2014
  • Ukraine Leader Offers 'Partnership' With Russia if it Exits Crimea (Atlantic Council) 03/12/2014
  • VIDEO: Ukraine's PM Praises US, EU Response to Crimea (YouTube/Atlantic Council) 03/12/2014
  • Kerry to see Russian minister on hasty London trip (Yahoo/AP) 03/12/2014
  • 30 Second to Mars Kyiv / Jared Leto performs in Kyiv (VIDEO) (YouTube) 03/12/2014
  • In Ukraine, the jobless and aimless replace the revolutionaries (The Los Angeles Times) 03/12/2014
  • Analysis - From loyal aides and 'inner voice', Putin hears no Crimea dissent (Reuters) 03/12/2014
  • G7 leaders tell Russia to halt Crimea referendum (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/12/2014
  • US Senate bill proposes tough sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 03/12/2014
  • U.S. Black Sea naval drills start near Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/12/2014
  • US gas boom: A tool against Russian coercion (Yahoo/AP) 03/12/2014
  • Crimea and the Left: It's an Intellectual Wasteland Out There [Stephen Cohen 's a columnist for The Nation magazine and constantly seeks to apologize and make excuses for Putin'] (Huffington Post) 03/12/2014
  • Ukraines Interim Leader Seeks Aid in Washington (The New York Times) 03/12/2014
  • Kievs Message to Moscow. Ukraines President Rebuffs Russian Imperialism Op-ed by OLEKSANDR V. TURCHYNOV, acting president of Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/12/2014
  • A Ten-Point Plan for Ukraine (The National Interest) 03/12/2014

  • Ukrainian or Russian?: Language gets political in Ukraine (NDTV/AFP) 03/11/2014
  • Rep. Maloney Honors Taras Shevchenko with Visits to Ukrainian Churches (Maloney.house.gov) 03/11/2014
  • Ministry of Education of Ukraine - Plan for the First 100 Days (Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America) 03/11/2014
  • Honking for Ukraine on NYC Streets (Video) (Voices of New York) 03/11/2014
  • Photos: Funeral Today for Beloved Clergyman, Monsignor Stephen Hrynuck (Scranton, Pa.) (Times-Tribune) 03/11/2014
  • Air Links Are Severed as Russia Tightens Its Grip on Crimean Peninsula (The New York Times) 03/11/2014
  • Tribalism, Chess, And Economics In Ukraine (Forbes) 03/11/2014
  • The Jewish Division of Ukraines Heavens Hundred (EAJC) 03/11/2014
  • Introducing #UkraineUnspun (RFE/RL) 03/11/2014
  • Who's Sleeping In Yanukovych's Bed? (RFE/RL) 03/11/2014
  • What Happened To Nazarbaev's Visit To Moscow? (RFE/RL) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine and the politics of transliteration (Christian Science Monitor) 03/11/2014
  • Insane opulence: '60 Minutes' looks at Ukraine's former leader's estate (VIDEO (CBS) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine: The heart of the revolution (VIDEO) (CBS) 03/11/2014
  • Photos: The Brutal DIY Weapons of the Ukrainian Revolution (Wired) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine ex-leader Tymoshenko's back pain improving (Washington Post/AP) 03/11/2014
  • Will the Hawks Capture Obama on Ukraine? (The Nation) 03/11/2014
  • Kievs Message to Moscow. Ukraines President Rebuffs Russian Imperialism (The New York Times) 03/11/2014
  • 'Those Who Unleash a War on Ukraine Will be Damned by the Russian People.' Russias Opposition on the Ukraine Crisis. [dated 3/6/2014] (IMRussia) 03/11/2014
  • Russia says planned US financial aid to Ukraine is illegal (Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Obama to Host Ukraine's Interim PM at White House (VOA) 03/11/2014
  • Postcard from Sevastopol: Where it's not safe to be pro-Ukraine (GlobalPost) 03/11/2014
  • No room for 'Nyet' in Ukraine's Crimea vote to join Russia (Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • House Passes Ukraine Resolution Chairman Royce Measure Condemns Russian Action, Calls for Sanctions (Foreign Affairs) 03/11/2014
  • H. RES. 499: RESOLUTION Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian Federation (House.gov) 03/11/2014
  • Madeleine Albright: Diplomacy still possible in Ukraine, if Putin wants solution (VIDEO) (CNN) 03/11/2014
  • Putin on magazine covers around the world (Twitter) 03/11/2014
  • A Fly on the Wall in Brussels. The rest of the notorious sniper phone conversation is an edifying peek at the EUs approach to Kyiv. (Transitions Online) 03/11/2014
  • UN human rights envoy cancels visit to Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/11/2014
  • Poland moves to reduce dependence on Russian gas (Yahoo/AP) 03/11/2014
  • Front and Center in Ukraine Race, a Leader of the Far Right (The New York Times) 03/11/2014
  • IMF funding issue delays U.S. Congress Ukraine bill (Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine president: Russia 'is refusing crisis talks' (BBC) 03/11/2014
  • Pro-Ukraine protest in Simferopol (VIDEO) (BBC) 03/11/2014
  • Space for US-Russia diplomacy narrows (BBC) 03/11/2014
  • Two cities embody Ukraines tug of war between East and West (Washington Post) 03/11/2014
  • U.S. says Russia hasn't created environment for Ukraine diplomacy (Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • On The Scene: Elizabeth Arrott in Simferopol, Ukraine (VOA) 03/11/2014
  • Why Putin Wants Ukraine (IMRussia) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine's prime minister: A young but experienced leader (Washington Post) 03/11/2014
  • OSCE media freedom representative concerned about new steps to restrict media plurality in Ukraine (OSCE) 03/11/2014
  • OSCE Chair says Crimean referendum in its current form is illegal and calls for alternative ways to address the Crimean issue (OSCE) 03/11/2014
  • Voices: Ukrainian Americans tense as Crimea vote nears (USA Today) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine's Rock Star Poet Who Chose To Fight Back (RFE/RL) 03/11/2014
  • What's The Difference Between Putin and Milosevic? About 22 Years (RFE/RL) 03/11/2014
  • EU to impose sanctions on Russia Monday: Polish PM Tusk (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Oleksandr Sushko: Kremlin wants to disrupt 25 May election (Charter 97) 03/11/2014
  • Picket in Belarus near Russia's Embassy in Minsk: Putin, hands off Ukraine (Charter 97) 03/11/2014
  • Poland wants to host more US troops for security (Yahoo/AP) 03/11/2014
  • U.S.-Polish war games start but bad weather delays naval drills (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Turkish journalists stopped for giving the lie to Russian denials (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraines Ousted Leader Urges Military to Resist New Government (The New York Times) 03/11/2014
  • Crimea: Reported attempts to remove passports (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/11/2014
  • Yanukovich says Crimea breaking from Ukraine, blames his foes (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • [DISINFORMATION WARNING] Yanukovich says [he] is Ukraine's commander-in-chief, army will ignore 'criminal orders' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Negotiations under way to free Ukrainian journalists in Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Airport in Ukraine's Crimea cancels all except Moscow flights (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • AutoMaidan activist shot at near Chongar (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/11/2014
  • Sevastopol EuroMaidan organizer detained (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine seeks national guard, call-up of reserves (Yahoo/AP) 03/11/2014
  • Germany pledges EU, NATO support for Baltic states (Yahoo/AP) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine's fugitive leader warns of civil war [Yanukovych] (Yahoo/AP) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine's Crimea seeks to become independent state [as opposed to joining Russia. DISINFORMATION WARNING] (Yahoo/AP) 03/11/2014
  • Russians will hike natgas price 37% next month, says energy minister (Ukrainian Journal) 03/11/2014
  • Russian foreign ministry condemns lawlessness in eastern Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 03/11/2014
  • Russian force opens fire on Ukrainian soldiers defending Crimean base (Ukrainian Journal) 03/11/2014
  • Moscow to unveil Ukraine crisis solution (Ukrainian Journal) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine requests continuation of visit by unarmed personnel (OSCE) 03/11/2014
  • Is Losing Crimea a Loss? What Russia Can Expect in Ukraine's Rust Belt. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 03/11/2014
  • Titans in Russia Fear New Front in Ukraine Crisis (The New York Times) 03/11/2014
  • Few Americans want firm stand against Russia in Ukraine (Washington Post) 03/11/2014
  • Ukrainian president announces creation of national guard, mobilization of armed forces (UPI) 03/11/2014
  • Russian Forces Seize Ukraine's Main Military Hospital in Simferopol (MENAFN) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine PM Arseny Yatseniuk says Russia seeks to undermine world security system (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Wartime ghosts haunt Ukraine as crisis deepens. By Timothy Heritage (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Op-ed: Why Russians Back Putin on Ukraine. By BORIS KOLONITSKII (The New York Times) 03/11/2014
  • Ukraine forms new defense force, seeks Western help (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Gazprom says to press ahead with laying South Stream gas pipeline [South Stream planned to bypass Ukraine] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • OSCE mission to visit east Ukraine after denied Crimea access (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Obama officials to brief Hill on Ukraine [5 p.m. ET today] (Politico) 03/11/2014
  • Confrontation in Ukraine as diplomacy stalls (Reuters) 03/11/2014
  • Two Russian cosmonauts, U.S. astronaut head back to Earth (Reuters) 03/11/2014

  • A bold j'accuse to Putin by prominent Ukrainian Jews on behalf of all Ukrainians (La Stampa/Vatican Insider) 03/10/2014
  • Letter: Ukraine and Its 'Shared' History. Bohdan Vitvitsky (The New York Times) 03/10/2014
  • NY1: Maloney meets with Ukrainian Americans on the Lower East Side (VIDEO) (YouTube) 03/10/2014
  • Ukrainian New Yorkers Meet With Rep. Maloney, Share Concerns, Stories About Loved Ones Living Through Ukraine's Courageous Fight for Freedom and Reform (Maloney.house.gov) 03/10/2014
  • Maloney: Russians have trampled on Ukraine's sovereignty, created a totally unnecessary crisis, and divided a peaceful people (Maloney.house.gov) 03/10/2014
  • Bill Clinton no fan of crazy moves on Ukraine (Politico) 03/10/2014
  • U.S. and Russia Hit Diplomatic Roadblock Trying to Start Ukraine Talks (The New York Times) 03/10/2014
  • Op-ed: The Kremlins Social Media Takeover (The New York Times) 03/10/2014
  • Factbox: Ukrainians whose assets will be frozen by Switzerland, EU (Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Dont Give Up on Crimea. Ukrainian Troops Sustain Symbols of Sovereignty That Could Weaken Russias Grip (Atlantic Council) 03/10/2014
  • Richard Engel on Rachel Maddow - 'Crimea feared as first step in Russian grab' (MSNBC) 03/10/2014
  • The EU as Ukraines lesser evil. By Stephen Velychenko (UCIPR) 03/10/2014
  • Putins Neo-Nazi Helpers (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/10/2014
  • More abductions in the Crimea (updated) (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/10/2014
  • 'Busloads of People Are Coming From Across the Border of Russia, Armed With Bats' (New Republic) 03/10/2014
  • Jen Psaki, Spokesperson, Daily Press Briefing: UKRAINE, Mechanism and Format to Bring Ukrainians and Russians Together (State.gov) 03/10/2014
  • Putin forces us to reconsider poor Neville Chamberlain (Washington Post) 03/10/2014
  • CARNES: Kissingers flawed and offensive analysis of Ukraine. Why is the foreign-policy luminary siding with the Russian aggressors? (Washington Times) 03/10/2014
  • Swiss government freezes assets of nine more Ukrainians [including another son of ousted president Viktor Yanukovich and the son of a former prime minister] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Ukrainian Impasse Propels Bullish Corn Trades to Record: Options (Bloomberg) 03/10/2014
  • UK aid helped train soldiers in Ukraine: Did cash fund troops who shot protesters? (Daily Mail) 03/10/2014
  • Cameron: talk to Ukraine or face sanctions (Yahoo/City A.M.) 03/10/2014
  • Russia preparing counterproposals over Ukraine [denouncing the new Western-backed government as an unacceptable 'fait accompli' and claiming that Russian-leaning parts of the country have been plunged into lawlessness] (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • Hoping to isolate Russia, US woos China on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • Obama consults Spain, Kazakh leaders on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • Britain: Russia faces growing pressure over Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • Council of Europe to send observers to Crimea, look into Kiev unrest (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • NATO sending surveillance planes to Ukraine border [with Poland and Romania] (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • RAF jets to monitor Ukraine border [over Poland and Romania] (BBC) 03/10/2014
  • NATO to fly AWACS over Poland, Romania to monitor Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Crimean Tatars fear return of Russian rule (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • TWO UKRAINIAN JOURNALISTS MISSING IN CRIMEA (Reporters Without Borders) 03/10/2014
  • US: Obama, China agree on Ukraine sovereignty (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • EU delays talks on new Russian pipeline (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • Khodorkovsky backs Ukraine's new leaders (Yahoo/AP) 03/10/2014
  • Shots fired in air in Crimea naval base confrontation - official (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Kerry-Lavrov meeting depends on Moscow's stance - U.S. (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • U.S. Senate preparing Ukraine bill with sanctions, loan guarantees - aides (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • EU diplomats preparing next level of sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • EU finds complications as it pressures Russia on Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Russia condemns Ukraine 'lawlessness'; Kiev denies allegations (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Russia 'will fix' Crimea referendum, says Tatar leader (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • U.S. says needs to see hard evidence Russia ready to engage [U.S. diplomatic proposals] on Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Crimea invites OSCE observers for referendum on joining Russia [Observers can only be invited by OSCE participating states, which Crimea is not] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Moldova alarmed over 'contagious' separatism in Ukraine's Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • COLUMN-Ukraine: Don't repeat past mistakes. By Lawrence Summers (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev tells Putin he 'understands' Moscow's cause in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Lavrov says Russia has proposals to resolve Ukrainian 'situation' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine hopes for first tranche of IMF loan in April (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine warns it cannot cover 2014 debt repayments (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine PM says will address U.N. Security Council on Crimea: Interfax (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Germany's dependence on Russian gas poses risks for Europe - Polish PM (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine crisis stirs Kerry-Lavrov tensions (Yahoo/AFP) 03/10/2014
  • Russian forces consolidate grip on Ukraine's Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • Russian Foreign Ministry condemns 'lawlessness' in east Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • [DISINFORMATION warning] Cold War past shapes complex Merkel-Putin relationship (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/10/2014
  • [DISINFORMATION warning] Was The Price Of Ukraine's 'Liberation' The Handover Of Its Gold To The Fed? (Zero Hedge) 03/10/2014
  • Russian-Ukrainian news site describes transfer of Ukrainian gold to U.S. (GoldSeek.com) 03/10/2014
  • Crimean 'Nazi' Billboard Highlights Propaganda Problem: U.S. (NBC) 03/10/2014
  • Russia views US proposals on Ukraine questionable (Yahoo/IANS) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine's Second Largest City [Kharkiv] Shows Divided Views on Russia (Voice of America) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine's East Is Poor, Fed Up, and Desperate for Change (Businessweek) 03/10/2014
  • Ethnic Russians in Ukranian city of Donetsk say region was 'always part of Russia' [DISINFORMATION] (Daily Telegraph) 03/10/2014
  • Kansas family escapes Ukraine turmoil with 4 newly-adopted children (CBS) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine citizen Sophia Pavlenko Chandley talks about revolution - See more at: http://courier-tribune.com/news/local/ukraine-citizen-sophia-pavlenko-chandley-talks-about-revolution#sthash.PuFh4iHf.dpuf (Asheboro Courier-Tribune) 03/10/2014
  • Ukrainian Americans in Western Pennsylvania Reject Russian Aggression (Voice of America) 03/10/2014
  • Green MEP: 'Putin is a criminal' (EurActiv) 03/10/2014
  • After the Fall: Russia in Search of a New Ideology. By Walter Laqueur (World Affairs Journal) 03/10/2014
  • Senate Ukraine Draft Measure Said to Include IMF Change (Bloomberg) 03/10/2014
  • OSCE media freedom representative calls for immediate release of kidnapped journalists in Crimea, Ukraine (OSCE) 03/10/2014
  • The Bloody History Between Poland and Ukraine Led to Their Unlikely Solidarity. BY MARCI SHORE (New Republic) 03/10/2014
  • Rice: Ukraine should be a wake-up call (Special to The Washington Post) (Salt Lake Tribune) 03/10/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Endangers Exxon's Black Sea Gas Drilling: Energy (Businessweek) 03/10/2014

  • Liam Neeson's message for Putin (VIDEO) (Youtube) 03/09/2014
  • Op-ed: Playing by Putins tactics. By Molly K. McKew and Gregory A. Maniatis (Washington Post) 03/09/2014
  • Urgent Appeal from residents of the Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/09/2014
  • Ukrainian TV channels silenced in the Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/09/2014
  • The Potemkin Steps -- Then and Now. 3,000 Odessians gathered today on the Potemkin Steps for the 200th anniversary of the famous national poet Tara Shevchenko. (Minding Russia) 03/09/2014
  • Ukrainian exchange student in Adrian follows events at home (The Daily Telegram) 03/09/2014
  • Ukrainian PR Execs Create Crisis Media Center To Combat Russian 'Propaganda' (Holmes Report) 03/09/2014
  • Turkey Torn Over 'Brothers' In Crimea, Good Ties With Russia (RFE/RL) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine: US, allied pressure yet to sway Vladimir Putin (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine Sees Gazprom Charging 37% More for Gas in Second Quarter (Bloomberg) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: The latest on aid, sanctions and fallout (CNN) 03/09/2014
  • Difficult work ahead as Ukraine builds fresh start (USA TODAY) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine's oligarchs: who are they and which side are they on? (Guardian) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine Troops in Crimea Face Dilemma: To Defect, Flee Or Fight (TIME) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Vitali Klitschko kept away from Donetsk by pro-Russian protesters (Daily Telegraph) 03/09/2014
  • Op-ed: Putins Phantom Pogroms. By AMELIA M. GLASER (The New York Times) 03/09/2014
  • - 9.3.2014. . / Kharkiv EuroMaidan march on vul. Sumy (VIDEO) (YouTube) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine surveillance footage 'shows Russian troops digging in' (BBC) 03/09/2014
  • ' / Three women - two auto-Maidan activists and a journalist on the way into Crimea - kidnapped by armed men ( ) 03/09/2014
  • Armed men seize another military airport in Ukraine's Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Gates: Crimea is 'gone' (Politico) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Sharpens Debate on Obama Foreign Policy (Voice of America) 03/09/2014
  • Opinion: How do these things happen? (Republican-Herald) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine computers targeted by aggressive 'Snake' virus (Fox News) 03/09/2014
  • Russian forces tighten grip in Crimea (Washington Post) 03/09/2014
  • PERSPECTIVES ON THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE, SIPA [registration required] (Columbia University) 03/09/2014
  • Russian forces tighten grip on Crimea despite US warning (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Khodorkovsky Addresses Thousands At Kyiv Rally (RFE/RL) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine Clashes As Rival Rallies Boost Tensions (RFE/RL) 03/09/2014
  • Turkey Torn Over 'Brothers' In Crimea, Good Ties With Russia (RFE/RL) 03/09/2014
  • Photo: Syrians support Ukraine (3/7/2014) (Twitter) 03/09/2014
  • Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk to visit White House (Politico) 03/09/2014
  • Putin defends Crimean separatist drive; Ukrainian leader vows not to cede a centimetre of land (Yahoo/CP) 03/09/2014
  • Pro-Russia Forces Occupy Ukraine as Separatist Vote Looms (Bloomberg) 03/09/2014
  • SNL: Obama, Liam Neeson 'Taken' with Putin [video] (Boston Globe) 03/09/2014
  • Cheney: 'No question' Putin thinks Obama is weak (Yahoo) 03/09/2014
  • Impossible choices for residents in Crimea (The New Zealand Herald) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine 'blocks accounts of Crimea state treasury' (Turkish Press) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine-Russia Ties, Explained with Alexander Motyl (VIDEO) (The New York Times) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine Sees Gazprom Charging 37% More for Gas in Second Quarter (Bloomberg) 03/09/2014
  • Pro-Ukraine activists attacked in Crimea. Violence erupts in the city of Sevastopol (Al Jazeera) 03/09/2014
  • Here's a Recipe for Failure in Ukraine (ABC) 03/09/2014
  • UPDATE 1-Putin foe Khodorkovsky says Russia is lying about Ukraine (Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Mykhaylo Tkachenko urges his home nation Ukraine to stay strong from Sochi Paralympics (Perth Now) 03/09/2014
  • Dick Cheney On Ukraine: U.S. Military Response Should Remain On The Table (Video) (Opposing Views) 03/09/2014
  • Crimea: Pro-Russia Supporters Attack Pro-Ukraine Group With Whips (International Business Times) 03/09/2014
  • Sovereignty vs. Self-Rule: Crimea Reignites Battle (The New York Times) 03/09/2014
  • Kerry Warns Russia Against Annexation of Crimea (The New York Times) 03/09/2014
  • Suspicion Falls on Russia as Snake Cyberattacks Target Ukraines Government (The New York Times) 03/09/2014
  • Crimea's new leader, a man with a murky past [Sergey Aksyonov] (Yahoo/AP) 03/09/2014
  • PM: Won't budge '1 centimeter' from Ukrainian land (Yahoo/AP) 03/09/2014
  • Correction: Ukraine-Crimea's Goblin story (Yahoo/AP) 03/09/2014
  • Putin says Crimean parliament acted in accordance with international law - Kremlin; defends Crimea's decision to hold referendum (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • U.S. won't recognise Crimea annexation - security official (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Russia complicit in violence against Kiev protesters - Khodorkovsky (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Russian forces tighten grip on Crimea despite US warning (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • [DISINFORMATION WARNING] West must stop far-right's rise in Ukraine: Russian official (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine has no plans to send armed forces to Crimea: Interfax (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Russian forces take over border guard post in Crimea: spokesman (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine PM says he will go to U.S. to discuss Crimea crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • White House confirms talks with Ukraine's Yatseniuk in Washington this week (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Ukraine expects gas price of $368.5 per 1,000 cubic metres from Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Mickey Mouse and armed men: surreal scenes on Kiev protest square (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Kerry urges Russia to exercise utmost restraint in Ukraine's Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/09/2014
  • Kyiv: No Plans to Send Forces to Crimea (Voice of America) 03/09/2014
  • Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk To Visit Washington D.C. (TIME) 03/09/2014
  • The Fiscal Consequences of Conflict between Russia and Ukraine (ETN) 03/09/2014

  • As Kyiv Moves To Control Donetsk, Pro-Moscow Feelings Linger (RFE/RL) 03/08/2014
  • 10 Interesting Facts About Russia (Yahoo) 03/08/2014
  • ' '' / Malaysian Airlines lost contact with Boeing passenger plane - two Ukrainians aboard ( ) 03/08/2014
  • Sochi Paralympics: Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold (BBC) 03/08/2014
  • New Generation in Ukraine Forges a New National Identity (Voice of America) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine: Barack Obama and the West are weakened by a fatal narcissism (Daily Telegraph) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraines Fight to Fix Economy Is Also a Fight for Legitimacy (The New York Times) 03/08/2014
  • Tensions Remain High in Crimea Amid Renewed Effort to Mediate (The New York Times) 03/08/2014
  • Beware the Market Whiplash of Geopolitics (The New York Times) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine faces loss of navy as Russian forces in Crimea dig in [Russian forces block Ukraine's only exit point to the Black Sea by sinking two aging vessels] (VIDEO) (The New York Times) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine's EU neighbors see US gas as Russian hedge (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Obama continues telephone outreach on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Ailing Tymoshenko may get back operation in Berlin (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Plea for peace and Ukraine's independence in Sochi (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine's 1st medalist at Sochi appeals for peace (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • 4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • France lines up with Obama on Ukraine issue (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Foreign military mission barred from Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Russia may halt US military inspections over sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Russian troops reported on move again in Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Russia in patriotic fervor over Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Armed men confiscate AP equipment in Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Report: Ukraine base in Crimea under siege (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Putin declares Sochi Winter Paralympics open (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Canada imposes travel bans over crisis in Ukraine; expelled nine Russian soldiers training in Canada (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Ukrainians urge US, EU to get on same wavelength (Yahoo/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Obama calls six world leaders about Ukraine crisis - White House (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • TIMELINE - Political crisis in Ukraine and Russia's occupation of Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine border guards patrol plane comes under fire (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Far-right leader to run for president in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Russia won't switch off gas supply to Europe: Oettinger in magazine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Large Russian troop convoy moves to base near Simferopol - witnesses (Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Ukrainian authorities suffer new cyber attacks (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Poland evacuates consulate in Crimea: foreign minister (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Crimean PM says 'no one' can cancel referendum on joining Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Russia's Lavrov says Ukraine government gets orders from radicals (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Putin's body language studied for clues to decision-making - Pentagon (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia not to annex Crimea (BBC) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine braces for new protests as Russia threatens gas supply (DNA) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: warning shots at border confirm new Europe's new frontier (Daily Telegraph) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine, GOP politics to dominate Sunday talk shows (USA TODAY) 03/08/2014
  • THE ABUSE OF UKRAINES BEST-KNOWN POET, Serhiy Zhadan (The New Yorker) 03/08/2014
  • Dempsey: US Military Will Fulfill Treaty Obligations to NATO Allies (Atlantic Council) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraine's Fight to Fix Economy Is Also a Fight for Legitimacy (New York Times) 03/08/2014
  • Monsignor Stephen Hrynuck, beloved Olyphant priest, dies at 102 [Scranton, Pa.] (Times-Tribune) 03/08/2014
  • Coping With Crimea, In Ukraine And Beyond: ADAM GARFINKLE, ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI (The American Interest) 03/08/2014
  • Russia-Ukraine Ties Are Deep and Complicated (Voice of America) 03/08/2014
  • Russia, Ukraine feud over sniper carnage (Washington Post/AP) 03/08/2014
  • Media freedom under siege in Crimea, Ukraine (OSCE) 03/08/2014
  • Ukraines Far Right Eyes Crimea, Vows To Defend The Motherland (Daily Beast) 03/08/2014
  • Cut The Baloney On Ukraine (Daily Beast) 03/08/2014
  • Lesya Orobets (Ukraine MP): Situation in Crimea Unveils Threats to the Entire World (UA Crisis) 03/08/2014
  • Russian Military Forces Come Into Chonhar Village, Kherson Region (Ukrainian News Agency) 03/08/2014
  • Russian troops already deployed in mainland Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/08/2014

  • Ukrainian Lessons for an American President (New Republic) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine National Anthem - Klezmer way (VIDEO) (YouTube/Oleg Lapidus) 03/07/2014
  • Why Are Jews So Afraid of Stepan Bandera? Historians explain the man of the moment in Ukraine (Tablet) 03/07/2014
  • FREEDOM OF INFORMATION IN DIRE STATE IN CRIMEA (Reporters Without Borders) 03/07/2014
  • Students of the leading Ukrainian universities ask for immidiate actions to stop Russian aggression (YouTube) 03/07/2014
  • Events In Ukraine Show Need For A New American 'Reset' (Forbes) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine Adds to Obama's Political Woes (Voice of America) 03/07/2014
  • POLITICAL SCENE: THE CONFLICT IN CRIMEA (The New Yorker) 03/07/2014
  • Fact-Finding Envoys in Crimea Face Hostility (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Ukrainian Officials in East Act to Blunt Pro-Russian Forces (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia Has Already Lost the War. By CHRYSTIA FREELAND (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Western Businesses in Russia, Watchful and Wary (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Londons Laundry Business (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Russias Move Into Ukraine Said to Be Born in Shadows (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • New Cold War Would Differ From Old (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine, Bibi and, of Course, the Oscars (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • America's Natural Gas Lever (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • For First Time, Kremlin Signals It Is Prepared to Annex Crimea (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Joe on WNYCs Money Talking: As the political crisis escalates in Ukraine... (The New York Times) 03/07/2014
  • Russias information warriors are on the march we must respond. A robust campaign to tell the truth about Crimea is needed to counter Moscows lies. By Anne Applebaum (Daily Telegraph) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine may turn to UN General Assembly (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Ukrainian cultural curator in Stamford watching events in birthland closely (WSHU) 03/07/2014
  • Ukrainians in New York Anxious Over Tumult at Home (The Epoch Times) 03/07/2014
  • Ukrainians in New York Anxious Over Tumult at Home (The Epoch Times) 03/07/2014
  • Petro Poroshenko, Ukrainian 'oligarch' and revolutionary leader, says U.S. should use 'all instruments' against Russia (CBS) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: What's the point of US military activity near Russia? (Christian Science Monitor) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine's Demographics Doom It To Economic Decline (Forbes) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine Icon Calls for More Help From West [Tymoshenko] (Wall Street Journal) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine crisis escalates: anti-Tatar violence in Crimea feared U.S. Navy destroyer steams towards Black Sea (New York Daily News) 03/07/2014
  • Understanding the Crimea Crisis (The XX Committee) 03/07/2014
  • In Donetsk, Some Ethnic Russians Raise Voice -- For Kyiv (RFE/RL) 03/07/2014
  • Interview: Annexation 'Calls Into Question' Fundamental Basis Of Modern States (RFE/RL) 03/07/2014
  • Fear Rife Among Crimea's Minority Tatar Population (RFE/RL) 03/07/2014
  • In Ukraine, nationalists gain influence - and scrutiny (Chicago Tribune) 03/07/2014
  • Crimeas 'referendum' a grotesque farce (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/07/2014
  • Russia's assembly speaker says there will be no war between Russia, Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Russian assembly says Crimea's parliament has right to referendum (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Russia rebukes NATO for curbing cooperation over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine says Russian troops in Crimea have doubled to 30,000 (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Council of Europe offers to monitor treatment of minorities in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine Paralympic chief asks Putin to ensure peace during Games (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • As Ukraine crisis deepens, Russia's neighbours boost defences (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine withdraws cadets from Russian military academies (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Russian fleet at heart of Ukraine crisis is central to Putin (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Russia says EU unconstructive, will retaliate against sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Photo tweet by Linas Linkevicius (Lithuania's Foreign Minister): Two types of self-defence... (Twitter) 03/07/2014
  • Putin: Ukraine move in line with international law (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Heavier sanctions on Russia could backfire (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Yatsenyuk flight checked after terrorism threat (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine decides to compete in Paralympics in Sochi (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Russia, Crimean politicians discuss referendum (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Northern, Eastern Europe reject Crimea referendum (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Obama's warnings brushed aside by Russia's Putin (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Kidnapped by the Kremlin. The West can punish Putins Russia for its belligerence in Ukraine. But only if it is prepared to pay a price (The Economist) 03/07/2014
  • House and Public Unite to Support a Russia-free Ukraine (Infozine) 03/07/2014
  • Crimea vote 'will not be recognised' (BBC) 03/07/2014
  • Hayden Panettiere Wants Fun on Her Wedding Day [Her fiance happens to be a Ukrainian pugilist named Wladimir Klitschko] (I4U) 03/07/2014
  • Putin Hasn't Lost Touch With HIS Reality. Welcome To KGB Russia (Forbes) 03/07/2014
  • Photo: U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun passes under the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul, on its way to the Black Sea (Yahoo/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Putin's efforts on Ukraine meet with no understanding - Kremlin spokesman (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • Germans don't support economic sanctions against Russia - poll (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/07/2014
  • . ² / Up to 2000 protest at the White House against Putin's agression (VIDEO) (Voice of America) 03/07/2014
  • / Protest in support of Ukraine at the White House (VIDEO) (Voice of America) 03/07/2014
  • 쳿 / Expert says the best combat-ready units of the Russian army are in Crimea (Radio Svoboda) 03/07/2014
  • ij / Thousands of Ukrainians picket at The White House in support of Ukraine (Vidia) 03/07/2014
  • / Ukrainians picketing Russian Embassy in Kyiv demanded end to Putin's agression (Radio Svoboda) 03/07/2014
  • , / Russia will refrain from political relations with Ukraine, because it does not recognize the new government - Churkin (Russia's permanent representative to the UN) (Radio Svoboda) 03/07/2014
  • West Targets Russia With Sanctions, Threats Over Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/07/2014
  • Russia reveals both its strength and weakness in the invasion of Ukraine [dated 3/7/2014; see change.org petition 'Demand for a public apology from Timothy Lynch for calling Russians barbarians and invaders of Germany'] (The Age) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine oligarchs get key posts in bid for unity (Washington Post/AP) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine crisis worries India (The Hindu) 03/07/2014
  • Stop attacks on journalists, de-escalate situation by allowing media to report freely in Ukraine, says OSCE representative (OSCE) 03/07/2014
  • New Ministry of Education Holds Press Conference and announces New Deputy Ministers and Policy (Kyiv Mohyla Foundation) 03/07/2014
  • 'There Was No Quorum': Crimean Lawmaker Calls Vote To Join Russia Flawed (RFE/RL) 03/07/2014
  • Ukraine PM: 'Civilized World' Won't Recognize Crimea Referendum (RFE/RL) 03/07/2014
  • Russia Probes Alleged Threats To Officials By Ukrainian Radicals (RFE/RL) 03/07/2014

  • Maloney votes for $1 billion in Ukraine loan guarantees (Maloney.house.gov) 03/06/2014
  • War Is Boring Blog: How Russia Invaded Crimea by Moving Fast. Robert Beckhusen in War is Boring (Medium.com) 03/06/2014
  • Opinion: Will the West let Putin off the hook? By Fred Hiatt (Washington Post) 03/06/2014
  • Natural Gas as a Diplomatic Tool (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine bailout: 3 things we know, and 2 things we don't (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 03/06/2014
  • 10 Lies? Russians Fire Back (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • President Obama and Aide Speak on Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea Vote Deepens Crisis and Draws Denunciations (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Steeped in Its Bloody History, Again Embracing Resistance [Crimea] (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea Approves a Secession Vote as Tensions Rise (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Russia Experts See Thinning Ranks Effect on U.S. Policy (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine Fights for Its Truth. By Roger Cohen (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • US sends six fighters for NATO Baltics patrols: Lithuania (Yahoo/AP) 03/06/2014
  • Ukrainian Americans protest outside the White House (VIDEO) (Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • WHO WILL PROTECT THE CRIMEAN TATARS? (The New Yorker) 03/06/2014
  • Obama raises stakes in Crimean standoff with Putin (Yahoo/AP) 03/06/2014
  • Photo: Ukrainian riot police officers block pro-Russian supporters of activist Pavel Gubarev during a rally in Donetsk, Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine throws wrench into Obama vacation plan (Washington Post) 03/06/2014
  • Russian invasion of Crimea 'illegal' [U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt] (VIDEO) (MSNBC) 03/06/2014
  • Pro-Russian Protest Leader In Eastern Ukraine Said Taken To Kyiv (RFE/RL) 03/06/2014
  • Explainer: How Do Russia's And Ukraine's Armies Compare? (RFE/RL) 03/06/2014
  • Russian Cultural Boycott Over Crimea Grows (RFE/RL) 03/06/2014
  • Russian Soldier In Crimea Keeps Calm And Blabbers On (RFE/RL) 03/06/2014
  • Crimean Lawmakers Coordinate With Russians To Push Annexation (RFE/RL) 03/06/2014
  • Eastern Ukraine Is Still Fighting Its Past. Life under Stalin's long shadow (New Republic) 03/06/2014
  • Personal Envoy Guldimann says situation in Crimea calm but very tense (OSCE) 03/06/2014
  • Readout of President Obamas call with President Putin of Russia (The White House) 03/06/2014
  • President Obama Discusses Efforts to Address the Ongoing Crisis in Ukraine (VIDEO) (The White House) 03/06/2014
  • Universities build international electronic research bridge (CIUS) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis May Boost Demand in Europe for LNG: Hoegh (Bloomberg) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine's Tymoshenko Urges Strong European Action Against Secession Try (Voice of America) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine Weighs Boycott of Paralympics in Russia (New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Ukrainian-Americans protest at the White House (YAhoo/AFP) 03/06/2014
  • Forbes Embroiled In Billion-Dollar Ukrainian Corruption Scandal. Police say Sergey Kurchenko, a fugitive oligarch linked to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and the owner of Ukrainian Forbes, stole over $1 billion (Buzzfeed) 03/06/2014
  • Official: Ukraine Banking System Not at Risk. Deposit Withdrawals To-Date 'Insignificant for the System,' Says Central Bank Official (The Wall Street Journal) 03/06/2014
  • WHY WE MUST SUPPORT UKRAINE. The EBRD is currently assessing Ukraines economic needs as part of the international communitys efforts to support credible structural and macroeconomic reforms (EBRD) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine 'a country on edge,' says UN deputy chief, urging dialogue among all parties (United Nations) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine beats US 2-0 in soccer exhibition (Boston Globe/AP) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Crimean MPs' vote to join Russian Federation sparks outrage (Guardian) 03/06/2014
  • Russia would attack Russians to justify war in Ukraine, ex-Putin aide alleges (Global Post) 03/06/2014
  • Canada won't recognize Crimea referendum (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/06/2014
  • BREMMER: The US Must Come To Terms With Russia Controlling Crimea (Business Insider) 03/06/2014
  • Analyst: US sanctions over Ukraine dangerous (PressTV) 03/06/2014
  • Obama: Crimea referendum would violate international law (Yahoo/AFP) 03/06/2014
  • U.S. Senator introduces bill to go slow on U.S. LNG exports (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Interpol says Ukraine seeks wanted notice for Yanukovich arrest (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Obama says Crimea referendum would violate international law (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea referendum completely illegitimate: U.S. State Department (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea votes to join Russia, accelerating Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Interpol says Ukraine wants Yanukovych's arrest (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/06/2014
  • Obama says Crimea separation vote would break law (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/06/2014
  • Interpol says Ukraine wants Yanukovych's arrest (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/06/2014
  • US fighter jets, warship arrive in Ukraine region (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/06/2014
  • Obama says Crimea referendum would violate Ukraine's constitution and international law (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/06/2014
  • - / Ukraine's Parliament dissolving Crimean Parliament (Liga.net) 03/06/2014
  • : , / Yatsenyuk: We are ready to cooperate with Russia, but we will not be subordinate to it (Ͳ) 03/06/2014
  • '' (²) ( Ը) 03/06/2014
  • Developing situation in Crimea alarming, says OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (OSCE) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine crisis is about Great Power oil (Guardian) 03/06/2014
  • Chicago's Ukrainian Community Prays for Peace in Ukraine (Voice of America) 03/06/2014
  • New Yorks Ukrainians find sense of purpose amid distant crisis (Metro) 03/06/2014
  • Nicholas Kristof op-ed: Whos the Villain Here? (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Femen protesters held after topless protest in Crimea (Yahoo/AFP) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine Paris talks make little headway (Ukrainian Journal) 03/06/2014
  • EU offers larger-than-expected $15 billion aid package to Ukrainians (Ukrainian Journal) 03/06/2014
  • Chornomornaftogaz chief on job despite Crimean push for ouster (Ukrainian Journal) 03/06/2014
  • CEC approves UAH1.9 billion for May 25 presidential election (Ukrainian Journal) 03/06/2014
  • Despite Ukraine Crisis EU Continues to Pressure Moldova (Yahoo/PRNewswire) 03/06/2014
  • Russia rebuffs U.S. for declaring Putin's comments on Ukraine false (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Does Putin really want Crimea within Russia? Maybe not. (Christian Science Monitor) 03/06/2014
  • NATO Steps Up Cooperation with Ukraine (MENAFN) 03/06/2014
  • U.S. Imposes Visa Ban in Ukraine Crisis (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • As E.U. Meets, Crimea Moves to Hold Vote on Joining Russia (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Steeped in Bloody History, and Seeing a Chance to Rewrite It (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • One Goal in Hand, Kievs Demonstrators Vow to Stay Until the End (The New York Times) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea votes to join Russia, accelerating Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • International Committee for Crimea: Statement on Invasion of Crimea (website) 03/06/2014
  • FACTBOX - What is Crimea and why does it matter? (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • SIU assistant professor give firsthand look of Crimean Peninsula (KFVS12) 03/06/2014
  • Avakov estimates Kurchenkos business activity caused state $1 billion in losses (Kyiv Post) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine ready to use military to defend itself against Russia (Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • EU gas flows to Ukraine too small to cope with Russian disruption (Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Obama orders sanctions against people who impeded democracy, looted assets in Ukraine (Washington Post) 03/06/2014
  • -ʲ / FREEDOM OF SPEECH SEVASTOPOL STYLE (+ VIDEO LINK) (fleet.sebastopol.ua) 03/06/2014
  • : , / APPEAL: Sevastopol brigade command of surface ships, the crews of the Ukrainian Navy 'Slavutych' and 'Ternopil' to global media companies and media (in Russian; dated 3/4/2014) (fleet.sebastopol.ua) 03/06/2014
  • : / Obama and Putin: the war of words (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • / BBC journalists ambushed in Crimea (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • : / UN Deputy Secretary General: not possible to bring peacekeepers to Crimea (Zaxid.net) 03/06/2014
  • '5 ' / Ukraine's Channel 5 attacked in Crimea (5.ua) 03/06/2014
  • , ? / Do you really think that Putin will stop at Crimea? (cartoon 'The Czar dines alone') (Twitter) 03/06/2014
  • / Putin discussed with Russian Parliament the Crimean Parliament's decision to join Russia () 03/06/2014
  • 5 1+1 / Ukraine TV channels 5.ua and '1+1' blocked in Crimea () 03/06/2014
  • Exxon Mobil puts Ukraine gas prospect on hold [report 3/5/2014] (Dallas News) 03/06/2014
  • Statement by the Press Secretary on Ukraine [President Obama has signed an Executive Order that authorizes sanctions on individuals and entities responsible for activities undermining democratic processes or institutions in Ukraine; threatening the peace, security, stability, sovereignty, or territorial integrity of Ukraine; contributing to the misappropriation of state assets of Ukraine; or purporting to assert governmental authority over any part of Ukraine without authorization from the Ukrainian government in Kyiv] (State.gov) 03/06/2014
  • Mark Pekala [U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Latvia]: Here's a picture of an F-15C from the United States; they are patrolling the Baltic skies. (Twitter) 03/06/2014
  • Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk urges Russia to engage in mediation (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • U.S. Navy destroyer heads to Black Sea for pre-planned exercises (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • OSCE observers barred from entering Crimea - Polish minister (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Kerry meets Russia's Lavrov in Rome over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea says it is part of Russia, [calls the] Ukrainian troops 'occupiers' (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • March 7 in NYC - STATE VIOLENCE AND CONTROL OF INFORMATION IN UKRAINE (THE 1920S-1930S): NEW ARCHIVAL FINDINGS AND METHODOLOGIES (BRAMA) 03/06/2014
  • Hilary Clinton doesn't 'want to see happen to Ukraine what happened to Georgia'. Diplomatic Standoff In Ukraine Would Be 'A Win For Russia' (Buzzfeed) 03/06/2014
  • Avoiding Ukraines language minefields (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Crimean Russia vote (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • Commander describes Russian withdrawal (VIDEO) (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • Russia's Lavrov dismisses Ukraine FM (VIDEO) (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • 'Don't move or I'll shoot!'. BBC gets grilling by pro-Russian airbase guards (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • #BBCtrending: Ukrainians welcome US 'Aquamaidan' (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Crimea parliament asks to join Russia (BBC) 03/06/2014
  • Kiev Barricades Brace for Putin Guns Amid Crimea Standoff (Businessweek) 03/06/2014
  • EU sanctions target Yanukovych, closest aides (Yahoo/AP) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea ready to adopt Russian rouble - regional official (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Crimea sets referendum on whether to join Russia [Date was moved up from May 25 to March 30, and now reset again to March 16] (Yahoo/AP) 03/06/2014
  • Ukrainian minister says planned Crimea referendum illegitimate (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • Obama orders sanctions against those involved in Russian move on Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • US Congress rushing toward Russia sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 03/06/2014
  • Russia to make citizenship easier for native Russian speakers (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/06/2014
  • US announces visa restrictions on Russians (Yahoo/AP) 03/06/2014
  • - / No substance to Russia statements - U.S. envoy to the UN (Voice of America) 03/06/2014

  • The Right Loses It Over RussiaAgain (The Nation) 03/05/2014
  • Russias Western enablers. By Anne Applebaum (Washington Post) 03/05/2014
  • Open letter of Ukrainian Jews to Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin (EAJC) 03/05/2014
  • Russias Defense Minister Calls Evidence of Troop Presence in Crimea Complete Nonsense (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • Here Are The American Executives Who Are Working On Behalf Of Putin (Business Insider) 03/05/2014
  • U.S. Effort to Broker Russia-Ukraine Diplomacy Fails (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine's hero colonel [Yuri Mamchur] insists he was just doing his duty (Daily Telegraph) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine Jewish leaders criticize Putin in open letter (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) 03/05/2014
  • Kissinger op-ed: How the Ukraine crisis ends (Washington Post) 03/05/2014
  • U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • Debate Over Who, in U.S., Is to Blame for Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • Point by Point, State Department Rebuts Putin on Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • Op-ed: What Putin Really Wants ['The purpose of Russias incursion was to obtain the greatest possible autonomy for Crimea while still retaining formal Ukrainian jurisdiction over the peninsula.'] (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • Remarks about Ukraine after Meeting in Paris of International Support Group on Lebanon (+VIDEO) (State.gov) 03/05/2014
  • Action by 'partners' over Ukraine not helping cooperation - Russia's Lavrov (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • U.S., China officials agree Ukraine's territorial integrity important (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Hillary Clinton tries to fix Putin-Hitler comparison (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • The 'aggrieved housewife', the 'soldier's mother' and the 'Kiev resident': Did Russian television 'use actress to portray FIVE different women' as it reported normal Ukrainians backed Kremlin (Daily Mail) 03/05/2014
  • Anxious Ukraine-Americans Worry About Homeland (Voice of America) 03/05/2014
  • In Ukraine's Crimea, a tense and surreal standoff (Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Clinton again blasts Putin after her Hitler remark (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Russia, West try to hammer out Ukraine diplomacy (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • US State Dept accuses Putin of lying on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Hillary Clinton says Russia squandering potential (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • U.S.-based TV anchor quits Russia Today network during newscast (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • U.S. lawmakers divided on Russia sanctions, eye vote on Ukraine aid (Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: CIA, not Pentagon, forecast Russian move -sources (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • U.N. envoy [Dutch diplomat Robert Serry] forced out of Crimea by hostile pro-Russian crowd (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Russia says can't control Crimea troops ahead of U.S. talks (+VIDEO) (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • If Russia swallows Ukraine, the European system is finished. By Timothy Snyder (CNN) 03/05/2014
  • THE CRIMEA: THE SOUTHERNMOST REGION OF UKRAINE (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) 03/05/2014
  • 'Tough' Ukraine talks to continue after Paris summit (BBC) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis: What You Need to Know Now (NBC) 03/05/2014
  • President Putin's Fiction: 10 False Claims about Ukraine (State.gov) 03/05/2014
  • Here's why the Ukraine crisis won't affect Russia, US space collaboration (CNN) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine: Russian military threat to nuke plants (Washington Post/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Europe's Ukraine Rescue. Brussels responds to Moscow's aggression with a welcome show of backbone (Wall Street Journal) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine bests US 2-0 in Cyprus friendly (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • The Balkans Watch Ukraine, But See Themselves (RFE/RL) 03/05/2014
  • Russia's Actions In Crimea Stir Bad Memories In Former East Bloc (RFE/RL) 03/05/2014
  • Russia Wags The Dog With Ukraine Disinformation Campaign (RFE/RL) 03/05/2014
  • OSCE Chairperson participates in Paris meeting on crisis in Ukraine to discuss possibility of an international contact group (OSCE) 03/05/2014
  • Citing Ukraine, US Increasing NATO Military Training, Air Patrols (Wall Street Journal) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine's Chief Rabbi Refutes Putin's Anti-Semitic Charges. By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 03/05/2014
  • In Ukraine Crisis, Russia's Natural Gas Tactics Could Backfire (Forbes) 03/05/2014
  • Efforts fail for Russia-Ukraine diplomatic talks (Washington Post/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine developments (CNN) 03/05/2014
  • What Dissent in Russia looks like: Lawrence O'Donnell debunks Abby Miller (MSNBC) 03/05/2014
  • Open letter of Ukrainian Jews to Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin (Maidan Translations) 03/05/2014
  • Stealth Players: Who's on Putin's American Payroll? (NBC) 03/05/2014
  • Michael McFaul: Putin doesn't yet know end-game strategy (VIDEO) (NBC) 03/05/2014
  • VIDEO: Russia Today Anchor Quits on Air (Washington Free Beacon) 03/05/2014
  • No evidence of a mass exodus to Russia (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/05/2014
  • , / Lviv gladly hosts Crimean Tatars leaving from troubled Crimea () 03/05/2014
  • , : / The Ukrainian officer who stunned the world: Colonel Mamchur promises to stand until the end (VIDEO) ( ) 03/05/2014
  • The dangers of the Putin Doctrine. By Alexander J. Motyl (Al Jazeera) 03/05/2014
  • Photo: . (Twitter) 03/05/2014
  • Remarks With British Foreign Secretary William Hague, and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia at Top of Tripartite Agreement Ministerial (State.gov) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Russian troops 'besieging navy headquarters' (VIDEO) (BBC) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Russian FM Lavrov accuses protesters of 'armed coup-d'etat' (BBC) 03/05/2014
  • Outdated foreign policy led to Ukrainian crisis, EU says (UPI) 03/05/2014
  • Cyberattacks rise as Ukraine crisis spreads to internet (Irish Times) 03/05/2014
  • Japan's embrace of Russia under threat with Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • France warns Russia of rapid EU sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Russian 'aggression' hits Ukraine's economy, prime minister says (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Russians seize Ukrainian missile defence units in Crimea - Interfax (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine foreign minister: we want peace, not fight with Russians (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • US and Russia set for talks on Ukraine tension (4:30 am ET) (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • In 'propaganda' war, Crimeans hear different reality (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Russia says cannot order Crimean 'self-defence' units back to base [Lavrov claims they are 'not Russian soldiers'] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine failed to pay in full for February gas - Gazprom (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Russian Central Bank Sold $11.3 Billion To Support Ruble (RFE/RL) 03/05/2014
  • EU Presents 11 Billion-Euro Ukraine Package, Freezes 'Misappropriated' Assets (RFE/RL) 03/05/2014
  • Russia Today TV Host Abby Martin Criticized Russian Intervention; Says She Won't Go To Ukraine (Voice of America) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine looks for 'sign of hope' from Russia over Crimea (CNN) 03/05/2014
  • Putin vs. Obama: Facing off over facts in Ukraine (CNN) 03/05/2014
  • [BRAMA WARNING: CONTAINS DISINFORMATION] Opinion: West, did you really expect Russia to ignore Ukraine chaos? Editor's note: Alexander Nekrassov is a Russian commentator and former Russian presidential and government adviser. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. (CNN) 03/05/2014
  • OSCE to send 35 unarmed military personnel to Ukraine under Vienna Document 2011 confidence-building measures (OSCE) 03/05/2014
  • Kiev to Moscow: GTFO! (Daily Beast) 03/05/2014
  • Foreign Ministers Meet Over Ukraine, but Russia Is Absent [was Ukraine Urges Peaceful End to Crimea 'Occupation'] (Wall Street Journal) 03/05/2014
  • Situation in Ukraine features in talks as OSCE PA President visits Czech Republic (OSCE PA) 03/05/2014
  • Don't miss Yara's 'Capt John Smith Goes to Ukraine' at La MaMa (La Mama) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine calm holds, euro dips in pre-ECB jockeying (Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Germany ready to help Ukraine financially: Schaeuble (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • EBRD offers Ukraine 5 bln euro support package (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Putin urges measures to protect trade group from Ukraine fallout (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Pentagon boosts training, NATO air policing amid Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Europe cautious on Russia sanctions ahead of summit (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • France holds Russia-Ukraine foreign ministers' meeting (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Talk of sanctions hits Russia where it hurts - the economy (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • U.S., Ukraine, UK urge direct talks with Russia to resolve tensions (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Australia offers temporary refuge to Ukrainians (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Diplomatic exit? Ukraine players converge on Paris (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • EU to provide Ukraine with aid worth $15 billion (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Gates 'not optimistic' about Ukraine solutions (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • French-made warship destined for Russia sets sai (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine premier Yatsenyuk: Crimea will remain in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • EU freezes assets of Ukrainians for fund misuse (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Oil prices slip as Ukraine crisis jitters ease (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Diplomatic exit for Ukraine? Talks, $15B in EU aid (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Analysts: Russia unlikely to pull back in Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • U.S./U.K./Ukraine Press Statement on the Budapest Memorandum Meeting (State.gov) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine raises flag in Donetsk, ends pro-Moscow building siege [7:18 am ET] (Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Pro-Russian crowd tries to retake building in Ukraine's Donetsk [10:27 am ET] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • Hillary Clinton Compares Putin's Ukraine Strategy To Adolf Hitler's In Nazi Germany: Report (Huffington Post) 03/05/2014
  • Report: Clinton compares Putin's Ukraine moves to Hitler and Nazi Germany (Political Ticker/CNN) 03/05/2014
  • House Fast-Tracks Ukraine Aid Vote (NBC) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraines stolen assets. A long, hard slog (Economist) 03/05/2014
  • Why is Ukraines economy in such a mess? (Economist) 03/05/2014
  • Russia Defies Wests Crimea Pleas as EU Offers Ukraine Aid (Bloomberg) 03/05/2014
  • Hoping to Shore Up Ukraine Government, European Union Offers Billions in Aid (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • With Close Ties to Russia, China Sets a Cautious Tone on Ukraine Crisis (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine, Not Ready for Divorce. By MYKOLA RIABCHUK (The New York Times) 03/05/2014
  • And the Oscar goes to ...this lady with multiple personalities who has appeared as an anti-Maidan Kyiv resident, Kyiv resident mother of a soldier against war, pro-Russia Kharkiv resident, and Odessa resident (Facebook) 03/05/2014
  • Think Tank Summit for a European Ukraine: Andreas Umland, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Oleh Rybachuk, Ukraine, Adrian Karatnycky, Atlantic Council, Radoslaw Sikorski, Minister of Foreign Affairs Poland, ... (today 11-17:30 Warsaw) (PISM) 03/05/2014
  • NATO, EU Ambassadors hold joint informal talks on Ukraine (NATO) 03/05/2014
  • A Ukrainian Explains Crimea [poster art by Waldemart Klyuzko, see FB] (NYU Local) 03/05/2014
  • Euromaidan PR: (map) 3 additional #russian ships are loaded in #Novorossiysk.They wil bring to #Crimea more heavy equipment (Twitter) 03/05/2014
  • US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe (Yahoo/AP) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine chief rabbi accuses Russians of staging anti-Semitic provocations (RISU) 03/05/2014
  • Live: EU summit on Ukraine - Avoiding a new Cold War? (EurActiv) 03/05/2014
  • EU offers Ukraine $15 billion, but help hinges on IMF deal (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • The West's multi-billion pitch to entice Ukraine into the fold (CNN) 03/05/2014
  • Ukraine prompts Poland to step up U.S. defence ties (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • UN envoy 'threatened by gunmen' in Crimea - live (Daily Telegraph) 03/05/2014
  • Armed men stop UN chief's representative in Crimea - Ukrainian ministry [Robert Serry had been threatened but had not been kidnapped] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/05/2014
  • / UN denies reports of Russian refugees from Ukraine (BBC) 03/05/2014
  • W Rosji szukają 'turystów' w wieku 18-45 lat. 'Wycieczki' do Charkowa, Doniecka i Odessy / Russia calls 'tourists' aged 18-45 years for 'Tours' to Kharkiv, Donetsk and Odessa (TVN24) 03/05/2014

  • The Hidden Costs of a Russian Statelet in Ukraine (The Atlantic) 03/04/2014
  • Crimean Crisis: All Eyes on Merkel (Der Spiegel) 03/04/2014
  • Afghan, Ukrainian, Tajik, Georgian Women Given U.S. Bravery Awards [Ukrainian pop singer and Euromaidan activist Ruslana Lyzhchko] (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • The EU After Ukraine. European Foreign Policy in the New Europe (Foreign Affairs) 03/04/2014
  • Putin's Press Conference Proved Merkel Right: He's Lost His Mind (New Republic) 03/04/2014
  • Russia reveals both its strength and weakness in the invasion of Ukraine (The Age) 03/04/2014
  • Video: Kerry stunned to learn Putin denied that Russian troops are in Crimea (Hotair) 03/04/2014
  • What Dissent in Russia looks like: Lawrence O'Donnell debunks Abby Miller (MSNBC) 03/04/2014
  • Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, USCCB President, Issues Statement On Ukraine (USCCB) 03/04/2014
  • ' ' / The frigate 'Hetman Sahaidachny' passed through the Bosporus (BonologueProduction) 03/04/2014
  • Pro-Russian Fighters Beat Our Ukrainian Students With Bats. A dispatch by two eastern Ukrainian teachers [was Leave us alone, Putin!] (New Republic) 03/04/2014
  • #BBCtrending: Russian site recruits 'volunteers' for Ukraine (BBC) 03/04/2014
  • Chief Rabbi and others dismiss Putins 'anti-Semitic extremist' claims (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/04/2014
  • Fake Control site created to combat disinformation (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/04/2014
  • Photo: New York City in Blue'n'Yellow (Facebook) 03/04/2014
  • Russian stocks, rouble rebound as Putin breaks silence on Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Putin, China's Xi hold 'close' views on Ukraine, Kremlin says (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Latvia to freeze assets, bar travel for some [corrupt] Ukrainians (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • EU Commission worried about Ukraine gas supply, not Europe's (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Kerry says Russia looking for pretext to invade more of Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Extracts from Putin news conference on Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine crisis new rallying point for U.S. energy export backers (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine's Tymoshenko calls for sanctions on Russia: Italian TV (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Obama says Putin move into Ukraine not a sign of Russian strength (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • U.S. uses Ukraine to push for IMF voting reforms (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine says communications hit, MPs phones blocked (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Russian professor under pressure over Nazi comparison on Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Turkey's Erdogan tells Putin crisis must be solved by Ukrainians (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Tide of opinion turns against Russia in Ukraine's east (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Officials discussing possibility of a G7 meeting soon - Canada (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Russia test-fires ICBM amid tension over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Fed official: U.S. economic risks from Ukraine seem manageable (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine could borrow more if IMF reforms passed: U.S. (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Obama, Germany's Merkel discuss potential resolution to Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • In Kiev, Kerry visits protest sites, promises aid (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine's military has some advantages on Russia (Boston Globe) 03/04/2014
  • John Kerry displays US support in worried Kiev (Boston Globe) 03/04/2014
  • OSCE PAs Santos: Russias actions in Ukraine could amount to 'de facto OSCE withdrawal' (OSCE PA) 03/04/2014
  • Putin among Nobel Peace nominees but Ukraine might figure too (Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine says stepping up protection of nuclear plants (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • RUSSIA'S DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN REGARDING UKRAINIAN LANGUAGE POLICY (UABA) 03/04/2014
  • John Kerry Secretary of State: Remarks at a Solo Press Availability - 'how incredibly moving it was to walk down Institutska Street' (State.gov) 03/04/2014
  • John Kerry Secretary of State: Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Kyiv (State.gov) 03/04/2014
  • Interview: Revelations In The Yanukovych Papers (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Europeans Pull Punches On Russia (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Russian Forces In Crimea: Who Are They And Where Did They Come From? (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Ukrainians Answer Call To Enlist Amid Russian Threats (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • U.S. Condemns Russia's 'Act Of Aggression' (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Tatarstan President To Visit Crimea (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Remarks at the International Women of Courage Awards [Our first honoree is Ruslana Lyzhychko of Ukraine...] (State.gov) 03/04/2014
  • Putin's Ukraine Strategy: Crazy, Shrewd, A Little Of Both? (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Pro-Russian Troops Remain On Simferopol Streets (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Ukrainian Canadian Students' Union Supports Peace in Ukraine (SUSK) 03/04/2014
  • Putin brings down Crimea tensions; Kerry in Kiev (News 12/AP) 03/04/2014
  • At Ukrainian cliff-top base, shots fired as cements control (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Warning shots fred by Russian troops (video) (Daily Mail) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine soldiers engage in test of wills with Russian troops (Washington Post) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine crisis may hit Massachusetts (Boston Herald) 03/04/2014
  • Consular Services for American Citizens Detained Abroad [What the U.S. can do for a citizen in case of arrest abroad] (State.gov) 03/04/2014
  • Russia-Ukraine Standoff Prompts Energy Fears in Europe (Voice of America) 03/04/2014
  • How The Western Press Is Getting It Terribly Wrong In Ukraine (Forbes) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine And The 'Little Cold War' (Forbes) 03/04/2014
  • Editorial: A Rational Response to Ukraines Crisis (The New York Times) 03/04/2014
  • Kerry Takes Offer of Aid to Ukraine and Pushes Back at Russian Claims (The New York Times) 03/04/2014
  • Crimean Premier Says Ukrainian Military Units Have Started to Surrender (The New York Times) 03/04/2014
  • No Easy Way Out of Ukraine Crisis (The New York Times) 03/04/2014
  • Putin, Flashing Disdain, Defends Action in Crimea (The New York Times) 03/04/2014
  • No Bloodshed in a Standoff at an Airfield in Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/04/2014
  • Watch An Unmarked Soldier In Crimea Finally Admit That He Is Russian (Buzzfeed) 03/04/2014
  • Statement by the North Atlantic Council following meeting under article 4 of the Washington Treaty: Russia continues to violate Ukraines sovereignty and territorial integrity, and to violate its international commitments. (NATO) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine Seen Building Support for U.S. Natural Gas Export (Bloomberg) 03/04/2014
  • Swiss OSCE Chair discusses crisis in Ukraine with German Foreign Minister Steinmeier (OSCE) 03/04/2014
  • OSCE media freedom representative to visit Crimea on 5 March (OSCE) 03/04/2014
  • Opinion: A divided Ukraine? Think again (CNN) 03/04/2014
  • Transcript: Putin defends Russian intervention in Ukraine (Washington Post) 03/04/2014
  • Putin's Ukraine Strategy: Crazy, Shrewd, A Little Of Both? (RFE/RL) 03/04/2014
  • Putin reserves right to use force in Ukraine as last resort (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Russian navy blocks channel between Crimea, Russia - Ukraine border guards (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • Russian excuses baseless says Hague (Echo) 03/04/2014
  • NATO, Russia to have talks over Ukraine Wednesday (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/04/2014
  • Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kiev Tuesday to show U.S. support for the fledgling Ukraine government, and the Obama administration announced with his arrival a $1 billion energy subsidy package (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/04/2014
  • Kerry arrives in Kiev, announces $1 billion in loan guarantees (Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • : ' , ' / Putin: 'We're not going to war, unless its to protect people' [BRAMA: doublespeak] ( ) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine crisis reminds US that Europe still matters (Stars and Stripes ) 03/04/2014
  • White House pledges financial, technical support for Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • US officials: White House to announce $1 billion in energy aid in economic package to Ukraine (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/04/2014
  • ' ' / NATO ships with 'Hetman Sahaidachny' entered the Black Sea (12:34 Kyiv) (fakty.ictv.ua) 03/04/2014
  • Nazar Bartosik: What is really happening in Ukraine [SLIDESHOW] (website) 03/04/2014
  • Key events in Ukraine's political crisis (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin: Russia has no plans to annex Ukraine's Crimea region [was Russia orders troops to return from Ukraine's doorstep] (CNN) 03/04/2014
  • Russia Orders Soldiers in Military Drills Back to Their Bases by March 7 (The Wall Street Journal) 03/04/2014
  • Putin Calls Ukraine Events an 'Unconstitutional Coup'; Kerry in Kyiv (VOA) 03/04/2014
  • Nicholas Burns: Putin's clever game of chess (Boston Globe) 03/04/2014
  • Opinion: Putin's real endgame and what the West can't do (CNN) 03/04/2014
  • Putin: Yanukovych has no political future (6:25 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Easing of Ukraine tensions shores up markets. With Putin ordering troops in exercises to return to bases, markets recover their poise (6:20 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin: Russia has right to use force in Ukraine (6:15 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin warns West its sanctions will backfire (6:12 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin hopes no need to use force in Ukraine's east (6:02 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin: troops to bases; warning shots in Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Interfax: Putin ends army drills in western Russia (3:40 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Pro-Russian troops fire warning shots in Ukraine (3:40 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin: Ukraine has seen armed seizure of power and anti-constitutional coup (5:40 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Russia to hike price on gas supplies; cancels price discount on natural gas supplies to Ukraine (5:42 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin: Ukraine has seen anti-constitutional coup (5:51 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Putin: Russia reserves the right to use all means to protect Russians in Ukraine (5:52 am ET) (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Ukraine team heads to Cyprus for US friendly (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/04/2014
  • World stocks rebound after Ukraine crisis sell-off (Yahoo/AP) 03/04/2014
  • Citing Coup in Ukraine, Putin Reserves Right to Use Force (The New York Times) 03/04/2014
  • : , , / Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Russia accumulating military equipment near Ukraine borders ( ) 03/04/2014
  • , / Russia presented conditions for talks with Ukraine ( ) 03/04/2014

  • United Nations Security Council Meeting on Ukraine (+VIDEO) (C-Span) 03/03/2014
  • Russian fighter jets violated Ukraine's air space - ministry (Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Russian propaganda must be challenged (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/03/2014
  • Hawks: Ukraine is President Obama's fault [John McCain, Jim Inhofe and Mike Rogers have spoken against the president] (Politico) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine Seeking $15 Billion Rescue From IMF (Wall Street Journal) 03/03/2014
  • NY protest against war in Ukraine in New York City (VIDEO) (YouTube) 03/03/2014
  • Explainer: The Ukraine Crisis, The Ruble, And The Russian Economy (RFE/RL) 03/03/2014
  • Largest independent Crimean channel silenced (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group) 03/03/2014
  • , , ( , , ( ) (Ukrinform) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine chief rabbi accuses Russians of staging anti-Semitic provocations (JTA) 03/03/2014
  • Op-ed: The Myth of a Divided Ukraine. By NATALKA SNIADANKO (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • U.S AIRCRAFT CARRIER BATTLE GROUP NEARS BLACK SEA (Turner Radio) 03/03/2014
  • Biting Words but No Action at Security Council Meeting (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • Ukrainian soldiers in Crimea reject Russian demands of allegiance (Los Angeles Times) 03/03/2014
  • Behind the West's Miscalculations in Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 03/03/2014
  • Adam Michnik: Ukraine Might be the Beginning of Putin's End (New Republic) 03/03/2014
  • 㳿 - / Crimea can be disconnected from the electricity - Prodan (VIDEO) (YouTube/5.ua) 03/03/2014
  • Russia's Invasion of Ukraine - Appeal of the Public Commission On Investigation And Prevention Of Human Rights Violations in Ukraine (UABA) 03/03/2014
  • Russia Says Yanukovych Asked For Troops (RFE/RL) 03/03/2014
  • The Crimean War Redux (RFE/RL) 03/03/2014
  • Interview: In Crimea, Putin Has 'Lost His Mind' (RFE/RL) 03/03/2014
  • Secretary General announces North Atlantic Council to meet following Poland's request for Article 4 consultations (NATO) 03/03/2014
  • Canada's NDP statement on the situation in Ukraine (NDP.ca) 03/03/2014
  • Latest Updates on Ukraine Crisis (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine crisis resurrects Cold War ghosts as U.S. warns Russia, Poland appeals to NATO (Washington Post) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine must prosecute the perpetrators of demonstration deaths (Amnesty International) 03/03/2014
  • Freeze Putin's Assets, Get Russia Out of G-8, Says Rep. Kinzinger (R) (Newsmax) 03/03/2014
  • John Boehner (R) calls Vladimir Putin a thug (Politico) 03/03/2014
  • US Ambassador To The UN Samantha Power Just Ripped Into Russia At A Security Council Meeting (4:25 pm ET) (Business Insider) 03/03/2014
  • Putins takeover of Crimea is part of a larger strategy (Washington Post) 03/03/2014
  • Jewish leaders in Crimea back Ukrainian government, call for Russian withdrawal. Despite graffiti attack on Crimean synagogue, local rabbi labels talk of anti-Semitism 'exaggerated.' (Haaretz) 03/03/2014
  • Will Putin's Invasion Backfire? By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 03/03/2014
  • VIDEO: Who Is Provoking the Unrest in Ukraine? A Debate on Role of Russia, United States in Regional Crisis. Yale University history professor Timothy Snyder debates with retired CIA analyst Ray McGovern (Democracy Now) 03/03/2014
  • Australian govt demands answers from Russian envoy (Sky News) 03/03/2014
  • Russian-language Ukrainians to Putin: we dont want your war. Ukrainians outraged by Kremlin claims to be defending oppressed Russian-speakers (Business Ukraine) 03/03/2014
  • The Group of 8 Minus One? (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • / U.S. froze negotiations on trade and military cooperation with Russia (BBC) 03/03/2014
  • Ҳ / Yanukovych called on Putin to attack Ukraine ( ) 03/03/2014
  • , / An amnesia that can kill ( ) 03/03/2014
  • / Ukraine tightened control on the border with Russia (Ͳ) 03/03/2014
  • From Russia,Tourists Stir the Protests (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • Media censorship and intimidation of journalists in Ukraine must stop, says OSCE media representative (OSCE) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine crisis roils financial markets (Washington Post/AP) 03/03/2014
  • 4 Reasons Putin Is Already Losing in Ukraine (TIME) 03/03/2014
  • Chicago Ukrainians urge tougher stance on Russia. Hundreds meet with Sen. Dick Durbin (Chicago Tribune) 03/03/2014
  • Kiev Cites Campaign of Pressure by Russia (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • U.S. Cancels Paralympics Delegation, but Athletes Will Compete (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • Top Russians Face Sanctions by U.S. for Crimea Crisis (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • Frayed Nerves in Crimea As Rumors of War Spread (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • As Prime Russian Trading Partner, Germany Appears Crucial to Ending Crisis (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • As Obama and Netanyahu Meet, Ukraine Becomes a Focus of Conversation (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine's Yanukovych asked for troops, Russia tells UN (BBC) 03/03/2014
  • Crimea: Putin's mission accomplished (BBC) 03/03/2014
  • Covering the Russian Army in Crimea. By JAMES ESTRIN (The New York Times) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Casts Shadow Over Paralympic Games (Wall Street Journal) 03/03/2014
  • US calls any threat to Ukraine navy 'dangerous' (11:36 am ET) (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/03/2014
  • Obama: Russia 'on the wrong side of history' (1:13 pm ET) (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/03/2014
  • Russia says Yanukovych asked for Russian troops (1:36 pm ET) (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/03/2014
  • At UN, US blasts Russia military action in Ukraine (1:40 pm ET) (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/03/2014
  • VIDEO: Cossacks rally for Crimea's ethnic Russians (2:02 pm ET) (Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Pro-Russia protesters occupy regional government in Ukraine's Donetsk (2:37 pm ET) (Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • EU tells Russia to withdraw troops or face possible sanctions (2:46 pm ET) (Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Russian markets plunge as Putin tightens Crimea grip (9:11 pm ET) (Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • U.S. and EU marshal economic tools to punish Russia (9:20 pm ET) (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • U.S. halts military engagements with Russia over Ukraine crisis (9:34 pm ET) (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • A look at Russian, Ukrainian militaries (1:03 pm ET) (Yahoo/Associated Press) 03/03/2014
  • / Television may be disabled in Crimea by Russian-led group ( ) 03/03/2014
  • @lauraphylmills Russian wires reporting that PM Dmitry Medvedev issued an order to build a bridge across the Kerch straights linking Russia and Crimea (Twitter) 03/03/2014
  • Joint statement on Ukraine from the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States and the President of the European Council and President of the European Commission (Gov.UK) 03/03/2014
  • New Zealand 'deeply alarmed' over Ukraine, calls in Russian Ambassador. Free trade deal with Russia on hold (TVNZ) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine supporters in New York City hold protests against Russia (ABC) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Why it matters to the world economy (CNN) 03/03/2014
  • OSCE media freedom representative to visit Ukraine 4-7 March, holds press conference on 7 March (OSCE) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine Tension Seen Stoking Oil, Gas Prices on Supply Risk (2) (Businessweek) 03/03/2014
  • OSCE/ODIHR to send an election observation mission for the 25 May early presidential election in Ukraine (OSCE) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine crisis puts Europe back at center of US foreign policy (Los Angeles Times) 03/03/2014
  • Pro-Russian troops takeover Crimean borders, ferry (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • Buffett says economy continues to grow steadily, optimistic despite Russia's advance into Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • EU weighs reaction to Russian incursion in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • Moscow: troops in Ukraine defending Russians [BRAMA: from what?] (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • Russian markets, ruble plummet on Ukraine fears (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • US stocks slide as Ukraine tensions rise (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • Oil prices spike on Russia sanctions fears (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • A Cold War reprise as US seeks Moscow's isolation (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • Pro-Russian troops take Crimea terminal in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • Russia blocks web pages linked to Ukraine protests (Yahoo/AP) 03/03/2014
  • Pro-Russia protesters occupy regional government in Ukraine's Donetsk (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Russian markets plunge as Putin tightens Crimea grip (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Russia's Medvedev, U.S. Vice President Biden discuss Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Gazprom says Europe to depend more on Russian gas in years to come [BRAMA: Leverage by Russia against EU support for Ukraine?] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Russia gives Ukrainian forces in Crimea ultimatum to surrender - Interfax (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Finnish defense minister postpones Russia visit due to Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Ukraine's gas stocks can meet four months of demand (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Canada dollar weakens as Ukraine jitters lift greenback (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Oil jumps more than $2 on risk of Ukraine war (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Russia says Kerry's remarks about Ukraine unacceptable (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • S&P - May take action on Russia, Ukraine ratings if needed (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • How Surprised Is Washington on Putins Aggression? (VIDEO) (Bloomberg) 03/03/2014
  • Analysis - Ukraine financial fall-out exposes Russia's economic weakness (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • East Ukraine aflame as Russia poised to strike (USA TODAY) 03/03/2014
  • Russia ties compound German dilemma in Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • Russian PM Medvedev warns Ukraine's new leaders they won't last (Reuters) 03/03/2014
  • 5 things investors need to know about Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/MarketWatch) 03/03/2014
  • (²) (BBC) 03/03/2014
  • - / Anti-war rally in New York (VIDEO) About three thousand people including Ukrainians, Russians, Crimean Tatars and others, marched through the streets of Manhattan against military intervention in Crimea (Radio Svoboda) 03/03/2014

  • Fear Is In The Air Among Crimean Tatars (RFE/RL) 03/02/2014
  • Russians Ambivalent As Putin Threatens Ukraine Invasion (RFE/RL) 03/02/2014
  • Harley Street link to Ukraine plunder (The Times) 03/02/2014
  • US Ships Approaching Sevastopol? Mapping US Naval Assets (Zero Hedge) 03/02/2014
  • Action by Russia Divides Immigrants in New York (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • In the Ukraine crisis, the U.S. has a credibility problem. By Eugene Robinson (Washington Post) 03/02/2014
  • Op-ed: Ukraine must exercise restraint in the face of Russian aggression. By William B. Taylor, Steven K. Pifer and John E. Herbst (Washington Post) 03/02/2014
  • Jared Leto wins oscars 2014 - Acceptance Speech; mentions Ukraine and Venezuela (YouTube/Allinone) 03/02/2014
  • US prepares tough response for Russia over Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/02/2014
  • G-7 Leaders Statement [Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States] (The White House) 03/02/2014
  • Secretary Kerry's Travel to Kyiv on March 4 (State.gov) 03/02/2014
  • Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland Travel to Vienna, Austria (State.gov) 03/02/2014
  • Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine. Office of the Spokesperson (State.gov) 03/02/2014
  • At Ukrainian base, standoff turns into circus (Boston Globe/AP) 03/02/2014
  • At Ukrainian base, standoff turns into circus (Yahoo/AP) 03/02/2014
  • Germany says Putin accepts Merkel proposal for contact group, fact-finding mission on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 03/02/2014
  • Thousands march in pro-invasion rally in Moscow (Yahoo/AP) 03/02/2014
  • Putin defends Russian action in Ukraine to Merkel (Yahoo/AP) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine Jitters Driving Markets To Safe-Haven Currencies in Asian Trading (Wall Street Journal) 03/02/2014
  • Protesters in New York City Rally for Ukraine Protesters Rally for Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 03/02/2014
  • Jared Leto in generous mood after acting Oscar win; mentioned the people of Venezuela and Ukraine, whose countries are currently in turmoil (Yahoo/AP) 03/02/2014
  • G-7 nations suspend planning for Russia summit (Yahoo/AP) 03/02/2014
  • How Ukraines Parliament Brought Down Yanukovych (The Daily Beast) 03/02/2014
  • : / Foreign Ministry: Russia does not want war with Ukraine ( ) 03/02/2014
  • The North Atlantic Council condemns the Russian Federations military escalation in Crimea and expresses its grave concern regarding the authorisation by the Russian Parliament to use the armed forces of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine (NATO) 03/02/2014
  • Who are the Crimean Tatars, and why are they important? (Washington Post) 03/02/2014
  • John Kerry Interview With David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press (State.gov) 03/02/2014
  • John Kerry Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS's Face The Nation (State.gov) 03/02/2014
  • John Kerry Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week (State.gov) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine crisis gives NATO, West no good options (Reuters) 03/02/2014
  • NATO Secretary General will speak to the press after the NATO-Ukraine Commission, which has started at 18h00 Brussels time. (NATO) 03/02/2014
  • A 35-Step Guide To Understanding Why Russia Decided To Follow The Olympics With A War (Buzzfeed) 03/02/2014
  • Riga, Latvia: We are all Ukrainians now! (Kateryna Kruk tweeted photo) (Twitter) 03/02/2014
  • British ministers to shun Sochi Paralympics over Ukraine - Cameron (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/02/2014
  • - ̲ / Reports of Russian military movement near Chernihiv, Ukraine, near border with Russia ( ) 03/02/2014
  • . ? / Governors in the new government. Who are they? (BBC) 03/02/2014
  • ? / What is martial law? (BBC) 03/02/2014
  • ᒺ / Akhmetov urged Ukrainians to unite to preserve Ukraine (Radio Svoboda) 03/02/2014
  • - ̲ / Kerch surrounded (Gazeta.ua) 03/02/2014
  • / National Ukrainian militia established in Kherson (UDAR) 03/02/2014
  • Ukrainian warships leave Sevastopol (InSerbia News) 03/02/2014
  • Pro and Anti-Russia Demonstrations Gather in Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine's Lesson for Israel: 'US Guarantee Worthless' (Arutz Sheva) 03/02/2014
  • The Russian-Ukrainian Cyber Conflict (Lawfare) 03/02/2014
  • Ukrainian Navy chief fired for 'treason' [after defection] (ITV) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine live: Head of Ukraine's navy defects to Russia (Daily Telegraph) 03/02/2014
  • 23 Mormon missionaries in Ukraine transferred due to 'civil unrest' (Deseret News) 03/02/2014
  • Moscow Pro-invasion Rally Sees Thousands Marching (Hispanic Business/AP) 03/02/2014
  • Putin justifies potential military move in Ukraine (Yahoo/IANS) 03/02/2014
  • Singing and prayers at standoff at military base (ITV) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine PM: Russia's actions 'a declaration of war' + full coverage (ITV) 03/02/2014
  • WILL HISTORY BE REPEATED IN UKRAINE? STATEMENT OF THE COUNCIL OF BISHOPS OF THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA (UOCofUSA) 03/02/2014
  • UOC of the USA Delivers Financial Aid to Ukraine (UOCofUSA) 03/02/2014
  • Why is Russia moving so fast? By John Lough (CNN) 03/02/2014
  • Kerry: Russia's 'invasion' of the Ukraine 'a brazen act of aggression' (Yahoo) 03/02/2014
  • Russia launches 'propaganda' war over Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 03/02/2014
  • The Budapest Memorandum and Crimea (Voice of America/RFE/RL) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine Calls on Reserves to Counter Russia's Grab for Crimea (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 03/02/2014
  • Protesters rally outside Russian Embassy in London over Ukraine 'invasion' (London Evening Standard) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine Ambassador Says His Nation Will Need Military Support (WHNT/CNN) 03/02/2014
  • Russian Gunmen Surround Ukraine Military Base (NBC) 03/02/2014
  • Hagel: Russian invasion of Ukraine could lead to 'dangerous situation' (VIDEO) (Face the Nation) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraines Army Mobilizes - What Does this Mean? (Project Maidan) 03/02/2014
  • Russian state TV cancels live Oscars show over Ukraine (Straits Times/AFP) 03/02/2014
  • Sir Tony Brenton: Crimea 'taken hostage' by Putin (BBC) 03/02/2014
  • How Europe Should Respond to Russian Intervention in Ukraine. Beneath the Hypocrisy, Putin is Vulnerable. Here's Where His Soft Spots Are. BY TIMOTHY SNYDER (New Republic) 03/02/2014
  • Ukrainian crisis overshadows Iran, Palestinian talks as Netanyahu heads to DC (Jerusalem Post) 03/02/2014
  • Putin's Play. What Happens After Russia Intervenes in Ukraine. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 03/02/2014
  • Harper recalls ambassador, tells Putin to withdraw. Canada and U.S. call Russian reach into Crimea a 'breach of international law' (CBC) 03/02/2014
  • North Atlantic Council meets on Ukraine today (NATO) 03/02/2014
  • Protests against Russian agression across the US [type 'protest' or 'russia' in search window] (BRAMA) 03/02/2014
  • NATO Needs to Move Now on Crimea. Action may provoke -- but so does doing nothing. BY ADMIRAL JAMES STAVRIDIS (RET) MARCH 1, 2014 (Foreign Policy) 03/02/2014
  • United States calls on Russia to withdraw forces from Ukraine (ABC/AP) 03/02/2014
  • How Far Will Putin Go? Russia's leader is acting impulsively -- and full-scale war may be next. BY ALEXANDER MOTYL (Foreign Policy) 03/02/2014
  • Tweet: East of Brussels: Yeah, sure. Totally buying that Vlad. (Twitter) 03/02/2014
  • Tweet: @euromaidan Police break up anti-war demo in #moscow # Russia. Outside ministry of defence. Few hundred people (Twitter) 03/02/2014
  • Editorial: A History Lesson That Needs Relearning (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • Op-ed: Crimea, the Tinderbox. By CHARLES KING (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • Amid More Signs of Russian Force in Crimea, Delight Mixes With Dismay (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • Kremlin Deploys Military in Ukraine, Prompting Protest by U.S. (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • Rubio Proposes Steps U.S. Should Take With Russia (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • Crimean Tatars Ponder the Return of Russian Rule (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine Finds Its Forces Are Ill Equipped to Take Crimea Back From Russia (The New York Times) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk warns 'we are on the brink of disaster' (Yahoo/AFP) 03/02/2014
  • Ukrainian PM: Russia (ITV.com) 03/02/2014
  • Russia troops guard Ukraine base which houses marines (ITV.com) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine mobilizes troops amid crisis with Russia (CNN) 03/02/2014
  • Russia's invasion of Ukraine (live updates) (Kyiv Post) 03/02/2014
  • Russias three big news agencies on Sunday reported that the so-called self-defence forces of Crimea were taking over Ukrainian military facilities and that Ukrainian soldiers were defecting in droves to the newly installed pro-Russian authorities. (Europe Online) 03/02/2014
  • Obama Cant Stop Putins Push Into Ukraine (Yahoo/The Fiscal Times) 03/02/2014
  • Hundreds Of Russian Troops Seen On Road To Simferopol (NBC) 03/02/2014
  • 'Hands Off Ukraine' Painted on Soviet Army Monument in Sofia (Novinite) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine calls up reserves, wants forces combat-ready as soon as possible (NDTV) 03/02/2014
  • Foreign Ministry warns Czechs not to travel to eastern Ukraine and Crimea (Radio Prague) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine calls up all military reserves. Kiev says it needs to ensure its forces are combat-ready as Putin resists Western pressure to pull troops back. (Al Jazeera) 03/02/2014
  • Russia migration authority says 143k Ukrainians demand Russia asylum (PressTV) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine mobilises army as Obama warns Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 03/02/2014
  • U.S. Urges Immediate Deployment of U.N. Monitors to Ukraine (VIDEO) (Reuters) 03/02/2014
  • Putin's Ukraine power grab: Editorial cartoon (Cleveland Plain Dealer) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine calls up all military reservists after Russia approves use of troops (Deutsche Welle) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine Tells Russia Invasion Means War as Putin Makes Plans (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 03/02/2014
  • Obama Tells Putin U.S. Halts G-8 Planning on Ukraine Call (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 03/02/2014
  • France urges suspension of preparation for Sochi G8 over Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/02/2014
  • Gangs 'Smuggle Weapons Into Crimea' (Yahoo/Sky News) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine orders full military mobilisation over Russia moves (BBC) 03/02/2014
  • Text of NATO's secretary-general's statement on Ukraine ['Russia must stop its military activities and its threats'] (Reuters) 03/02/2014
  • NATO chief says Russia threatens Europe's 'peace and security' (Yahoo/AFP) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine Calls Up Reservists (Voice of America) 03/02/2014
  • Ukraine calls for real steps by world to help Ukraine (Baltimore Sun/Reuters) 03/02/2014
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  • How Likely Is American Intervention in Ukraine? Not very, if the 2008 Georgia war is any indication. Joe Trevithick in War is Boring (Medium.com) 03/01/2014
  • 11 Times Russian Leaders Condemned The Use Of Force Without U.N. Approval. On Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin got approval from his senate to send combat troops to Ukraine. But he has made it very clear in the past that no war is justified without approval from the United Nations. (Buzzfeed) 03/01/2014
  • Vladimir Putin Thinks Hes Winning. Whats the sound of one hand dialoguing? (Buzzfeed) 03/01/2014
  • [BRAMA: WHAT!?] House Ukraine Caucus Chair: 'Some Group Had To Step In To Mediate' 'Whether its Russian or Ukrainian, the amount of bloodshed these places have endured we simply cant go back to the slaughter,' Rep. Marcy Kaptur says. (Buzzfeed) 03/01/2014
  • Kiev Residents Critical of Russian Moves to Send Troops to Crimea (VIDEO) (Boston Globe) 03/01/2014
  • Exclusive: McCain tells Obama how to punish Putin (Daily Beast) 03/01/2014
  • Why are Ukraine and Russia fighting over Crimea? (Haaretz) 03/01/2014
  • Obama to Putin: Russia is Clearly Breaking International Law in Ukraine (Voice of America) 03/01/2014
  • How Far Will Putin Go? Russia's leader is acting impulsively -- and full-scale war may be next. BY ALEXANDER J. MOTYL (Foreign Policy) 03/01/2014
  • Readout of President Obamas 90 Minute Call with President Putin (Whitehouse.gov) 03/01/2014
  • RUSSIAN TROOPS TAKE OVER UKRAINE'S CRIMEA REGION (Associated Press) 03/01/2014
  • Petitions to Obama administration against Russian aggression in Ukraine (Whitehouse.gov) 03/01/2014
  • Secretary of State John Kerry: Situation in Ukraine (State.gov) 03/01/2014
  • Russian Forces Flood Crimea; Ukraine Warns of War (NBC) 03/01/2014
  • Media stakeout: Ambassador Sergeyev states Ukraine has not yet asked for cancellation of the agreement with Russia's Black Sea Fleet presence in Sevastopol (2:35 PM ET) (United Nations) 03/01/2014
  • Ukraine asks UN Security Council to protect it from Russia (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 03/01/2014
  • , - / UKRAINE ASKS for the protection of the EU, the U.S. and NATO - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (22:31 Kyiv) ( ) 03/01/2014
  • The day Ukraine's 'Maidan' lost control (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/01/2014
  • Starcia w Charkowie. Rosyjskie wozy bojowe na ulicach Bałakławy [NAJNOWSZE ZDJĘCIA Z UKRAINY] (Gazeta.pl) 03/01/2014
  • UN Security Council held closed door meeting on Ukraine at the request of Ukraine's U.N. Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev (The Star) 03/01/2014
  • US Congress pushes for Russia sanctions, Ukrainian aid (3:07 PM ET) (USA Today) 03/01/2014
  • Ukraine Tells Russia Troop Entry Means War After Putin Approval (Bloomberg ) 03/01/2014
  • Russia to Pay? Not So Simple (The New York Times) 03/01/2014
  • Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine's Crimea Region (ABC/AP) 03/01/2014
  • Putin ready to invade Ukraine, troops seize Crimea (2:42 PM ET) (Reuters) 03/01/2014
  • . : - - / PETITION: Dear President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. : We - ethnic Russian and Russian-speaking Ukraine - do not need protection (website) 03/01/2014
  • вʲ Ҳ Ѳ ². ³ , ̲, (³) 03/01/2014
  • Chairman in Office urges participating States to refrain from unilateral actions and to engage in a meaningful dialogue (OSCE) 03/01/2014
  • Russia decides to send troops into Crimea: What does the Black Sea Fleet look like? (Washington Post) 03/01/2014
  • Statement on Ukraine by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - Press Conference (2:30 PM ET) (United Nations) 03/01/2014
  • Text of Putin's request to use troops (English) (BBC) 03/01/2014
  • French President Hollande warns Ukrainian sovereignty under threat (Business Recorder) 03/01/2014
  • U.S., Russian defense chiefs talk amid Russian moves on Crimea (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/01/2014
  • West voices alarm on Crimea, calls on Russia to respect Ukraine sovereignty (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/01/2014
  • EU's Ashton urges Russia not to dispatch troops to Ukraine [BRAMA: Russian military is already in Ukraine] (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/01/2014
  • Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Ukraine [Ban Ki-moon to speak with Putin shortly] (United Nations) 03/01/2014
  • VIDEO: Hague 'concerned' over Ukraine situation (BBC) 03/01/2014
  • Pro-Russia protests in Kharkiv (VIDEO) (BBC) 03/01/2014
  • Hagel Speaks with Russian Counterpart About Ukraine (NBC) 03/01/2014
  • McCain Calls on Obama to Respond to Russia Vote (NBC) 03/01/2014
  • NATO chief warns Russia on Ukraine (NATO) 03/01/2014
  • - / Ukraine released two fighter jets with orders to use weapons - source (Report from 2/28/2014 21:51 Kyiv) () 03/01/2014
  • -'' ? / Are pro-Russian sentiment 'separatists' in the cities actually Russian citizens? Russian flag hoisted atop Kharkiv government building (20:37 Kyiv) ( ) 03/01/2014
  • Russia Moves to Deploy Troops in Ukraine. Authorization Comes in Defiance of Warnings Not to Intervene (Wall Street Journal) 03/01/2014
  • , -- , , / Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church stands ready to join the battlefield with its soldiers - Patriarch Sviatoslav (RISU) 03/01/2014
  • : / Klitshko appeal to Ukrainians (in Russian) () 03/01/2014
  • Vitaly Churkin (Russian Federation) on Ukraine - Security Council Media Stakeout (28 February 2014) VIDEO (United Nations) 03/01/2014
  • Mark Lyall Grant (United Kingdom) on Ukraine - Security Council Media Stakeout (28 February 2014) VIDEO (United Nations) 03/01/2014
  • Samantha Power (USA) on Ukraine - Security Council Media Stakeout (28 February 2014) VIDEO from 2/28/2014 (United Nations) 03/01/2014
  • Yuriy Sergeyev (Ukraine) on Ukraine - Security Council Media Stakeout (28 February 2014) VIDEO from 2/28/2014 (United Nations) 03/01/2014
  • Are You From Russia?: CNN Reporter Confronts Masked Gunmen in Ukraine (VIDEO) (CNN) 03/01/2014
  • BREAKING NEWS: Shooting has started at the central streets of Simferopol, Crimea (1:09 ET) (Twitter) 03/01/2014
  • Foreign Secretary William Hague calls for de-escalation of tensions in Ukraine (Gov.UK) 03/01/2014
  • / Russian army already in Zaporizhzhia oblast (17:46 Kyiv) (UAPress.info) 03/01/2014
  • ˲ֲ ˳ ' ' / Klitschko calls for full mobilization (³) 03/01/2014
  • Ukraine: Russia Approves Military Action (VIDEO) (Sky News/Yahoo) 03/01/2014
  • / 'Right Sector' call to arms and immediate mobilization (18:26 Kyiv) ( ) 03/01/2014
  • Kerry urges all parties not to inflame situation in Ukraine (12:00 pm ET) (Yahoo/Reuters) 03/01/2014
  • Ѳ Ͳ ² / Russia declares WAR on Ukraine ( ) 03/01/2014
  • Russias Senate Approves Use of Military Force in Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/01/2014
  • Ukraine: The Haze of Propaganda. By Timothy Snyder (The New York Review of Books) 03/01/2014
  • Photo of Russian tanks in Ukraine (CNN) (Twitter) 03/01/2014
  • / Protesters in Donetsk demand resignation of local government (16:14 Kyiv) (BBC) 03/01/2014
  • / Ukrainians demanding full lustration of government at all levels (18:44 Kyiv) (Radio Svoboda) 03/01/2014
  • / Turchynov decreed the Aksenov election as Prime Minister of Crimea illegal (Radio Svoboda) 03/01/2014
  • : , − / Turkish Foreign Minister: Ukraine's territorial integrity a basic principle (Radio Svoboda) 03/01/2014
  • / Klitschko calls for full mobilization against Russian aggression in Crimea (Gazeta.ua) 03/01/2014
  • Transcript of Obamas Remarks on Ukraine [2/28/2014] (The New York Times) 03/01/2014
  • 2 Ukrainian Mayors Play Different Hands in Crisis [Lukyanchenko in Donetsk; Sadovy in Lviv] (The New York Times) 03/01/2014
  • Editorial: What Is Russias Aim in Ukraine? (The New York Times) 03/01/2014
  • Putin Asks Russias Senate to Use Military Force in Ukraine (The New York Times) 03/01/2014
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