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  • The Two Abysses of the Soul by Costica Bradatan. For Ion Ianosi, from whom I learned how to love Russia. (The Los Angeles Review of Books) 07/31/2014
  • Opinion: Ukraine conflict shows Europes weakness for Moscows propaganda (Euractiv) 07/31/2014
  • How A Norwegian Shipping Giant Helps Russian Oil Companies Dodge Sanctions (News Republic) 07/31/2014
  • Poroshenko, Yatseniuk, Turchynov Agree On Reducing Early Parliamentary Election Campaign From 60 To 45 Days (Ukrainian News Agency) 07/31/2014
  • Ukraines Own Worst Enemy. Why Corruption Is More Dangerous than Putin (Foreign Affairs) 07/31/2014
  • Land for gas: secret German deal could end Ukraine crisis (Independent) 07/31/2014
  • Ukraine crisis 'game-changer' for UK defence warn MPs (Daily Telegraph) 07/31/2014
  • Ukrainian signee has 17 vs. Sweden [Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk] (KUSports) 07/31/2014
  • Ukraine Prompts Rush for Stock Hedges in European Options (Bloomberg) 07/31/2014
  • Amid Ukraine crisis, will Europe frack? (Christian Science Monitor) 07/31/2014
  • Ukraine Declares One-Day Pause in Fighting Around Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash Site (Wall Street Journal) 07/31/2014
  • Ukraine Risk Sets EU Gas for First Monthly Gain in '14 (Bloomberg) 07/31/2014
  • Ukraine parliament rejects premier's resignation (Christian Science Monitor) 07/31/2014
  • Poland takes the bite out of Russian apple ban (Guardian) 07/31/2014
  • Japan poised to impose sanctions on Russia over Ukraine (The Washington Post) 07/31/2014
  • For Poles, apple-eating selfies are a raspberry to Putin's fruit ban (Christian Science Monitor) 07/31/2014
  • The End of Vladimir Putin. Could the war in Ukraine bring down the Kremlin? (Politico) 07/31/2014
  • For eastern Ukrainians, a growing doubt: Is Russia manipulating us? (Christian Science Monitor) 07/31/2014
  • Soldier's Mother Receives Letter From Son's Killers [VIDEO] (RFE/RL) 07/31/2014
  • Press Statement by the Trilateral Contact Group [The meeting in Minsk took place at the initiative of the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and on invitation by the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko; The participants discussed the situation around the site of the MH17 crash] (OSCE) 07/31/2014
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00hrs, 30 July 2014 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/31/2014
  • Russia ordered to pay another $2.5 bln for Yukos (Yahoo/AP) 07/31/2014
  • Ukrainian parliament votes to keep PM Yatsenyuk (Yahoo/AP) 07/31/2014
  • German machinery industry hit by Russia tensions (Yahoo/AP) 07/31/2014
  • Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising (Yahoo/AP) 07/31/2014
  • More senators seek military aid to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/31/2014
  • Sham Twitter Feed Of U.S. 'Ambassador' To Russia Blocked (RFE/RL) 07/31/2014
  • Social-Media Posts Belie Russian Denials About Ukraine Involvement (RFE/RL) 07/31/2014
  • Ukrainian Parliament Rejects PM's Resignation (RFE/RL) 07/31/2014
  • Saakashvili To Continue Activism Despite Charges (RFE/RL) 07/31/2014
  • Ukraine can demand the arrest of ships which enter Crimean ports (KHPG) 07/31/2014
  • Russians support Kremlin-backed militants, but don’t want open war (KHPG) 07/31/2014

  • Ukraines Top Diplomat Applauds Sanctions, Seeks New Ideas on Security [Pavlo Klimkin] (Wall Street Journal) 07/30/2014
  • Ukraine economy shrinks faster as conflict takes its toll (Reuters) 07/30/2014
  • Army claims strategic town in Donetsk (BBC) 07/30/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin's Media Lives in an Alternate Reality (The Moscow Times) 07/30/2014
  • Top U.S. Democrat Calls For Lethal Aid For Ukraine (RFE/RL) 07/30/2014
  • The Kremlin Floats An Exit Strategy [Podcast] (RFE/RL) 07/30/2014
  • Separatist Commander 'Strelkov' Bans Cursing (RFE/RL) 07/30/2014
  • Majority In Russia Believe Malaysian Jet Shot Down By Ukrainians: Poll (RFE/RL) 07/30/2014
  • Ten Weeks In The Hands Of Ukrainian Separatists (RFE/RL) 07/30/2014
  • Russia Defiant In Face Of Unprecedented Western Sanctions (RFE/RL) 07/30/2014
  • UN chief: halt violence around Ukraine crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • UN chief: halt violence around Ukraine crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • A Sanctions Primer: What Happens to the Targeted? (World Affairs Journal) 07/30/2014
  • Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site (USA Today) 07/30/2014
  • Kiev Faces Threat of Donetsk Street Fighting. Government Faces Serious Dilemma as Forces Tighten Grip Around City (The Wall Street Journal) 07/30/2014
  • Ukraine Alert on Air Dangers Didn’t Provide Full Account (Bloomberg) 07/30/2014
  • Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, based on information received by 18:00hrs, 29 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/30/2014
  • Ukraine GDP Plunges Most Since 2009 on Fighting, Harvest (Bloomberg) 07/30/2014
  • Statement by the Secretary General on the INF Treaty. The United States has briefed the North Atlantic Council on its determination that the Russian Federation is in violation of its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty not to possess, produce, or flight-test a ground-launched cruise missile with a range capability of 500 to 5,500 kilometers, or to possess or produce launchers of such missiles. (NATO) 07/30/2014
  • Observers Turned Back From MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine (Voice of America) 07/30/2014
  • Does Russian Treaty Violation Pose Military Threat? (Voice of America) 07/30/2014
  • MH17 team in Ukraine fears unpredictable new rebel forces (The Australian) 07/30/2014
  • Ukraine's beautiful heritage. Vera Nakonechny knows more about the country's stitchcraft than most Ukrainians. It's her mission to make sure the rich folk arts of embroidery and weaving do not die. (Philadelphia Inquirer) 07/30/2014
  • More senators seek military aid to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • 3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • A look at the EU's new sanctions against Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • Ukraine: Clashes prevent visit to jet debris site (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • Observers turned back from Ukraine crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region (Yahoo/AP) 07/30/2014
  • Putin Holds Emergency Meeting of Imaginary Friends. BY ANDY BOROWITZ [Humor] (The New Yorker) 07/30/2014
  • What Is at Stake in Ukraine (National Interest) 07/30/2014
  • Russian Nationalist Says Ukraine is Finished Even If It Defeats Militants (Window on Eurasia) 07/30/2014
  • Putin’s ‘Russian Spring’ Idea was Invented by Russian Fascists in 1920s (Window on Eurasia) 07/30/2014
  • Horlivka Evacuation Coordinator abducted by Kremlin-backed militants (updated) (KHPG) 07/30/2014
  • Crimean puppet regime seeks to amnesty thugs and abductors (KHPG) 07/30/2014
  • Pastor abducted in Donetsk oblast (KHPG) 07/30/2014
  • CPJ: Attacks on journalists in Ukraine lead to information vacuum (KHPG) 07/30/2014
  • 'Complacent' NATO unprepared for Russian threat - British lawmakers (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/30/2014
  • Copenhagen fans attacked in Kiev, match interrupted (Reuters) 07/30/2014
  • Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/30/2014

  • Op-ed: With Ukraine, Putin is courting the home crowd. By LEON ARON (Los Angeles Times) 07/29/2014
  • Blog: Ukraine: its High Time for Plan B (Euractiv) 07/29/2014
  • Donetsk Shelled As Ukraine Government Continues Offensive (The Wall Street Journal) 07/29/2014
  • Ukraine Bans Russian Films for Distorting Historical Facts (The Moscow Times) 07/29/2014
  • East Ukraine rebels deny threat to ban OSCE from crash site (Reuters) 07/29/2014
  • Moscow: Ukrainian Forces Fire Into Russian Territory (RFE/RL) 07/29/2014
  • Russians Scrambling to Explain Why People in Eastern Ukraine Haven’t Flocked to Secessionist Banners (Window on Eurasia) 07/29/2014
  • Pre-History of ‘Donetsk Republic’ Goes Back Almost a Decade (Window on Eurasia) 07/29/2014
  • Russian TV helps prosecution in Nadya Savchenko case (KHPG) 07/29/2014
  • Kremlin-armed militants continue to terrorise and use children as hostages (KHPG) 07/29/2014
  • Crimean Tatar newspapers again suspected of ‘extremism' (KHPG) 07/29/2014
  • Ongoing harassment of ethnic Ukrainians, Crimean Tatars & others in Crimea (KHPG) 07/29/2014
  • UN: Reign of Fear and Terror inflicted by armed groups (KHPG) 07/29/2014
  • As Sanctions Pile Up, Russians’ Alarm Grows Over Putin’s Tactics (The New York Times) 07/29/2014
  • Coordinated Sanctions Aim at Russia’s Ability to Tap Its Oil Reserves (The New York Times) 07/29/2014
  • Op-ed: Mouthpieces for the Kremlin’s propaganda channel aren’t brave. By Masha Gessen (Washington Post) 07/29/2014
  • SBU Donbas terrorists infiltrate other oblasts of Ukraine (ZIK) 07/29/2014
  • US Ambassador: Advanced Weapons on Russia-Ukraine Border (Voice of America) 07/29/2014
  • It isn’t just sanctions. A landmark $50 billion ruling will isolate Russia further. (Washington Post) 07/29/2014
  • Frustration builds as Ukraine fighting prevents access to MH17 site (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/29/2014
  • Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/29/2014
  • A Dangerous Echo in Eastern Europe of Moscow’s Irredentism in Ukraine (Window on Eurasia) 07/29/2014
  • The West Has Cornered Putin - and That's When He's Most Dangerous. By Julia Ioffe (New Republic) 07/29/2014
  • Moscow Should Shift Its Attention from ‘Russian World-II’ to ‘Russian World-I,’ Inozemtsev Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/29/2014
  • Ukraine to Allow Experts Access to MH17 Crash Site Only When Fighting Stops (The Wall Street Journal) 07/29/2014
  • Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, based on information received by 18:00hrs, 28 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/29/2014
  • Ukraine: Rebels still manipulating crash site (Boston Herald/AP) 07/29/2014
  • Investigation: Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons (Chicago Tribune) 07/29/2014
  • US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • Global task force created after plane shot down (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • U.S., Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • US: No sign Russia helping to ease Ukraine fight (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • 22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/29/2014
  • East Ukraine rebels deny threat to ban OSCE from crash site (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/29/2014
  • In Ukrainian village near MH17 crash site, residents fear more death is coming (Businessweek) 07/29/2014
  • Ukraine Rapeseed Exports Seen Lower by Oil World as Output Ebbs (Businessweek) 07/29/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin After Their Meeting (Whitehouse.gov) 07/29/2014

  • The Flight of The Demon: A Brutal Russian Officer Reportedly Flees His Place In the Ukraine War. Lieutenant Colonel Igor Bezler Leaves as Ukrainian Troops Advance, His Hostage Says. BY IRENA CHALUPA (Atlantic Council) 07/28/2014
  • Stuck in the middle of a war zone on a Donetsk-bound train (Christian Science Monitor) 07/28/2014
  • The Flight of The Demon: A Brutal Russian Officer Reportedly Flees His Place In the Ukraine War. Lieutenant Colonel Igor Bezler Leaves as Ukrainian Troops Advance, His Hostage Says (Atlantic Council) 07/28/2014
  • Putin Now Insuring Himself against Nationalists Returning from Ukraine, Ikhlov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/28/2014
  • David Duchovny touts Russian pride in beer ad (CNN) 07/28/2014
  • Siren Call of Empire Will Wreck Russia (The Moscow Times) 07/28/2014
  • Russian Actions in Ukraine have Deeply Divided Belarusians, Moscow Military Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/28/2014
  • Abducted Roman Catholic priest released by militants (KHPG) 07/28/2014
  • Russia justifies State-sponsored Abductions (KHPG) 07/28/2014
  • Polish journalist seriously injured in eastern Ukraine (KHPG) 07/28/2014
  • FSB on the hunt for new ‘suspects’ in the Sentsov ‘terrorism’ case (KHPG) 07/28/2014
  • Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (Whitehouse.gov) 07/28/2014
  • Ukraine to hold special parliamentary session on July 31 (UPI) 07/28/2014
  • Georgia Files Criminal Charges Against Ex-President [Mikheil Saakashvili] (The New York Times) 07/28/2014
  • U.S. and Europe Agree to Escalate Sanctions on Russia (The New York Times) 07/28/2014
  • Fighting Again Forces International Team in Ukraine to Retreat (The New York Times) 07/28/2014
  • Trouble in the Donetsk Peoples Republic (The Interpreter) 07/28/2014
  • Ukraine rebels go to the museum: To steal World War II tanks and two howitzers (Art Daily/AFP) 07/28/2014
  • US Releases Images Showing Russia Fired On Ukraine, Gave Rockets to Rebels (Project Maidan) 07/28/2014
  • Moscow Patriarchate Has No Future in Ukraine and a Lesser One in Russia and Elsewhere, Orthodox Scholar Says (The Interpreter) 07/28/2014
  • The Wake-Up Call: Europe Toughens Stance against Putin (Der Spiegel) 07/28/2014
  • MH17 investigators turn back after 'explosions' (Yahoo/AP) 07/28/2014
  • Black Boxes Show Shrapnel Destroyed Malaysia Airlines Plane, Ukraine Says (The Wall Street Journal) 07/28/2014
  • Op-ed: 'Ukrainian Rebels' Aren't Ukrainian or Rebels (The Moscow Times) 07/28/2014
  • U.S. Says Russia Tested Cruise Missile in Violation of Treaty (The New York Times) 07/28/2014
  • Enmity and Civilian Toll Rise in Ukraine While Attention Is Diverted (The New York Times) 07/28/2014

  • Madeleine Albright: 'World is a mess' (The Hill) 07/27/2014
  • Putin is Waging War While the West is Talking Sanctions (Window on Eurasia) 07/27/2014
  • Kremlin-backed militants abduct infants with special medical needs (KHPG) 07/27/2014
  • UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup (The Sun) 07/27/2014
  • Heres Why Russias Military Is Now Directly Attacking Ukraine (Atlantic Council) 07/27/2014
  • Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, based on information received by 18:00hrs, 27 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/27/2014
  • Pushing locals aside, Russians take top rebel posts in east Ukraine (Reuters) 07/27/2014

  • Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, based on information received by 18:00hrs, 25 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/26/2014

  • Russias Corrupt Chokehold on Europe. How Russia uses its money and energy muscle to keep Europe weak and divided. By Anne Applebaum (Slate.com) 07/25/2014
  • OSCE representative calls for immediate release of all journalists missing in eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 07/25/2014
  • Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, based on information received by 18:00hrs, 24 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/25/2014
  • Putins Number One Gunman in Ukraine Warns Him of Possible Defeat [Strelkov] (The Daily Beast) 07/25/2014
  • Cartoon by Patrick Chappatte: E.U. Weighs Tougher Sanctions Against Russia (The New York Times) 07/25/2014
  • Op-ed: Europe Must Confront Putin. The E.U. Cant Let Russia Get Away With Murder. By ARTIS PABRIKS (Latvia MP) (The New York Times) 07/25/2014
  • Australian deployment to Ukraine imminent (Sky News) 07/25/2014
  • Ukrainian prime minister quits, parties force new election (Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • THE TRAGEDY OF MH17. THE RESULT OF STATE-SPONSORED TERRORISM (PDF) (UABA) 07/25/2014
  • Now You See It, Now You Don't: Rewriting The Ukraine Crisis (RFE/RL) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine Says 325 Troops Killed Fighting Rebels In East (RFE/RL) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine Launches Probes Of Zyuganov, Zhirinovsky (RFE/RL) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine Names Hroysman Acting Prime Minister (RFE/RL) 07/25/2014
  • Russia Raises Key Interest Rate Amid Ukraine Tensions (RFE/RL) 07/25/2014
  • FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup (Yahoo/AP) 07/25/2014
  • EU reaches preliminary deal on Russia sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 07/25/2014
  • Russia bans dairy imports from Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/25/2014
  • Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash (Yahoo/AP) 07/25/2014
  • Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine reports overnight rebel attacks on border (Yahoo/AP) 07/25/2014
  • Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine seeks to skirt political crisis amid tough MH17 probe (Yahoo/AFP) 07/25/2014
  • Despair grips east Ukraine residents as siege tightens (Yahoo/AFP) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine faces bitter election in midst of conflict with Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Russia says up to 40 mortar shells hit Russian territory on Friday (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Photo: Russian warships fire during a naval parade rehearsal in the Crimean port of Sevastopol (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Russia's Rosneft says work with foreign partners unhurt by sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Russia raises rates in move seen as arming for sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • FIFA committed to 2018 World Cup in Russia (Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Russia bans all Ukrainian dairy imports (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Stalled Ukraine parliament says yet to receive PM's resignation (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Russian consumer watchdog seeks ban on some McDonalds' products (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Rosneft lines up anti-sanctions measures, net income up (Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Gunmen chase investigators from MH17 crash site (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • Russian military likely reluctant participants in Ukraine - U.S. general (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/25/2014
  • NATO to expand Polish base in response to Russian threat (Euractiv) 07/25/2014
  • Poroshenko calls for confidence vote and emotions to cool down (Euractiv) 07/25/2014
  • Estonia, Baltic states stand to suffer most from Russia sanctions (Euractiv) 07/25/2014
  • Moscow Works to Transform Circassians from a Problem to an Asset (Window on Eurasia) 07/25/2014
  • Stalin was a Greater Fascist than Bandera or Mussolini, Zubov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/25/2014
  • When Russia was a Democracy Novgorod Before the Muscovite Occupation (Window on Eurasia) 07/25/2014
  • Moscow Patriarchate has No Future in Ukraine and a Lesser One in Russia and Elsewhere, Orthodox Scholar Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/25/2014
  • West Wont Impose Serious Sanctions or Back Russian Opposition Because Putin is Wests SOB, Basmanov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/25/2014
  • Whose war? (KHPG) 07/25/2014
  • Lviv journalist taken hostage for a second time [Yury Lelyavsky, ZIK] (KHPG) 07/25/2014
  • Ongoing saga over bulletproof vests v. EU legislation (KHPG) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine Liveblog Day 158: Savchenko Refused Bail by Russian Court (The Interpreter) 07/25/2014
  • Putin's Daughter Flees Netherlands (The Daily Beast) 07/25/2014
  • Yarosh wanted by Russia via Interpol (Ukrinform) 07/25/2014
  • SBU releases record of terrorists' call 2 minutes before Boeing downing (+Video) (Ukrinform) 07/25/2014
  • Terrorists blow up two more bridges in Donbas (Ukrinform) 07/25/2014
  • Cabinet to fulfill its responsibilities in full - Hroisman (Ukrinform) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine and Russia claim border crossfire (Al Jazeera) 07/25/2014
  • Deadly 'hail' falls over eastern Ukraine (Deutsche Welle) 07/25/2014
  • Ukraine Advances After Heavy Fighting (Kyiv Post) 07/25/2014
  • Severodonetsk residents recall occupiers brutality (Kyiv Post) 07/25/2014
  • Cabinet urges parliament to reconvene and pass emergency measures (Kyiv Post) 07/25/2014
  • MH17 shoot-down, fear of flying hurts airline industry in Ukraine (Kyiv Post) 07/25/2014
  • 230,000 flee homes in Ukraine crisis: UNHCR (PressTV) 07/25/2014
  • Putins daughter flees home in the Netherlands (New York Post) 07/25/2014
  • 'Credit cards stolen' from MH17 crash site (Asiaone/AFP) 07/25/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin in July (or the fight for Russias soul) (Washington Post) 07/25/2014

  • Russia Is Pregnant with Ukraine. By Vladimir Sorokin (New York Review of Books) 07/24/2014
  • EPP delegation visit to Ukraine: 'The Russian-Ukrainian border must be closed' (Euractiv) 07/24/2014
  • Local architect designs Washington memorial to victims of genocidal famine in Ukraine (The Washington Post) 07/24/2014
  • Soccer star who became Ukrainian citizen is drafted to fight rebels [Brazilian Edmar Halowski de Lacerda] (New York Post) 07/24/2014
  • Mass grave uncovered in eastern Ukraine (Al Jazeera) 07/24/2014
  • HOW PUTIN'S AMERICAN FIXERS KEEP RUSSIAN SANCTIONS TOOTHLESS (VICE News) 07/24/2014
  • Who Is Vladimir Putin? (satire) (The Onion) 07/24/2014
  • Putins Pal. Stephen Cohen was once considered a top Russia historian. Now he publishes odd defenses of Vladimir Putin. The Nation just published his most outrageous one yet. (Slate.com) 07/24/2014
  • Dispatches: Mass Grave Found in Eastern Ukraine (Human Rights Watch) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Is Testing E.U.s Resolve (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine Disaster in Search of an Investigation (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine Prime Minister Resigns as Key Coalition in Parliament Falls Apart (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • Russia: 2 Activists Sent to Prison Colon (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • Letter: Confronting Putin. U.S. Can Help Europe Stand Up to Russia (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • Ukrainian journalist working for CNN detained by pro-Russian rebels [Anton Skiba] (Fox) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine's Metinvest says shell-hit coke plant back at full capacity (Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • US: Russia Firing Artillery Across Ukraine Border (Voice of America) 07/24/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 23 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Welcomes Breakup of Ruling Coalition (The Wall Street Journal) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraines prime minister resigns as coalition falls apart (Washington Post) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Stalingrad Coming to Donetsk (Bloomberg) 07/24/2014
  • Ukrainian Prime Minister Resigns (RFE/RL) 07/24/2014
  • As Attention Focuses On Dead, Ukraine Crash Site Remains Gray Zone (RFE/RL) 07/24/2014
  • White House: Obama offers Netherlands condolences (Yahoo/AP) 07/24/2014
  • Obama: Plane stiffens Europe's spine on sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 07/24/2014
  • Putin igniting dangerous nationalist fervor says top US general (Yahoo/AFP) 07/24/2014
  • Russia firing artillery on Ukraine troops: US (Yahoo/AFP) 07/24/2014
  • Russia delivering weapons to Iraq: report (Yahoo/AFP) 07/24/2014
  • CNN calls for release of journalist in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/24/2014
  • Russia jails radical Putin foe Udaltsov for 4.5 years (Yahoo/AFP) 07/24/2014
  • Russia says U.S. sanctions break WTO rules, may cause trade dispute (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • How to Kneecap the Thug in the Kremlin. It's time to treat Vladimir Putin like the crime boss he is: Go after his money. (Foreign Policy) 07/24/2014
  • Yatseniuk puts Poroshenko in check (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • Poroshenkos open letter to Turchynov (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • Makeup looted from MH17 turns up on Instagram (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • U.S. Military Chief Compares Putins Ukraine Move to Stalins Invasion of Poland (The Daily Beast) 07/24/2014
  • Battles Rage in Eastern Ukraine as Government in Kiev Collapses (VICE News) 07/24/2014
  • STATEMENT BY SENATORS JOHN McCAIN AND CHRIS MURPHY ON RESIGNATION OF UKRAINIAN PRIME MINISTER YATSENYUK (Website) 07/24/2014
  • EU adds 15 people, 18 organizations to Ukraine, Russia sanctions list-diplomats (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • Editorial: EU hypocrites (Kyiv Post) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine's Richest Man Is Having A Lucrative War [Rinat Akhmetov] (Business Insider) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine PM offers his resignation in parliament [Arseniy Yatsenyuk] (ITV) 07/24/2014
  • Ukrainian prime minister tenders his resignation in parliament [Arseny Yatseniuk] (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • Turchynov dissolves Ukrainian Communist Party faction in parliament (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • Coalition no longer exists [Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov announced the termination of the coalition European Choice] (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • Germany Wants Sector-Wide Russia Sanctions by End of July, Source Says (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • Poland Cancels Year of Bilateral Celebration With Russia Over Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 07/24/2014
  • Russia, EU Politicians Denounce Ukraine Parliament's Ouster of Communists (The Moscow Times) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine President Orders Hotline for Soldiers' Wives and Mothers (The Moscow Times) 07/24/2014
  • Deployment of OSCE observers to the Russian Federation one element to de-escalate situation, Chair says, calling for further and broader measures to follow suit (OSCE) 07/24/2014
  • Anti-Terrorist operation: Daily Summary, 23 July 2014 (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • Air Algerie plane with over 110 on board missing over Mali (Yahoo/AFP) 07/24/2014
  • Dutch Probe Team Says Ukraine Crash Black Box Seems Intact (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • More Russian naval ships observed near Latvian waters (The Baltic Times) 07/24/2014
  • Belarusians Challenge Russian National Narrative and Some Russians are Angry (Window on Eurasia) 07/24/2014
  • EBRD decision to curtail cooperation with Russia 'unacceptable,' - Russia's UK envoy (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • Latest infographic of military developments in east #Ukraine via @rnbo_gov_ua (Twitter) 07/24/2014
  • Donetsk Rebel Commander Admits Having Buk Missiles (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 07/24/2014
  • List of aircraft separatists shot down in skies over E #Ukraine since late April (Twitter) (Euromaidan PR) 07/24/2014
  • See TIMEs new cover on MH17: Cold War IICan anything stop Vladimir Putin? (Twitter) (TIME) 07/24/2014
  • Kuchma: contact group meets, Russia make demands (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • Mistral. The Trojan Horse of Europe (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • Ukrainian Government Moves to Ban Communist Party (ABC/AP) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine Coalition Government Collapses as 2 Parties Quit [UDAR and Svoboda] (Bloomberg) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine Separatists Had Surface-to-Air Missiles, Rebel Leader Admits (TIME) 07/24/2014
  • More of the old ultraviolence captured traitors confession adds to growing list of atrocities (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • Dmitry Tymchuks Military Blog: Summary July 23, 2014 (Euromaidan Press) 07/24/2014
  • Ukrainian Parties Quit Parliament Coalition, Trigger Elections (RFE/RL) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine's Communist Deputies To Appeal Dissolution (RFE/RL) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east (Yahoo/AP) 07/24/2014
  • Poland cancels plans for cultural year with Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/24/2014
  • Ukrainian government moves to ban Communist Party (Yahoo/AP) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine fighting rages as Australia ready for MH17 site deployment (Yahoo/AFP) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko welcomes parties exiting parliament coalition (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • Slovakia says work on gas link to Ukraine on schedule (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine complains about reduced reverse flows from EU (Euractiv) 07/24/2014
  • Russian court finds opposition leaders guilty of inciting mass riots (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • Putin Now Down to One Ally Moscow Television (Window on Eurasia) 07/24/2014
  • Russian Media hype over ban on parliamentary communist faction [Updated] (KHPG) 07/24/2014
  • Donetsk journalist Anton Skyba abducted by Kremlin-backed militants (KHPG) 07/24/2014
  • Nadya Savchenko appeal hearing due on July 25 (KHPG) 07/24/2014
  • Russian-Backed Separatist Leader Khodakovsky Changes His Story to Reuters or Does He? (The Interpreter) 07/24/2014
  • Flight MH17 Victims Credit Cards Being Used In Ukraine, Family Says (Buzzfeed) 07/24/2014
  • Militants give experts access to Boeing crash site (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • Netherlands studying possibility of sending military-police mission to Ukraine, media reports say (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • National Guard detains five terrorists (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • Russian troops deployed in forests on border with Chernihiv and Kharkiv regions (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • Pilots from downed Su-25s not captured by terrorists - NSDC (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • Russia stepping up support for terrorists despite downed Boeing - NATO (Ukrinform) 07/24/2014
  • Putin's choice: 'Confronting the extremes' [William Pomeranz] (Deutsche Welle) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine Parliament Takes Step Toward Elections (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • David Cameron Stumbles Over Russias Tripwire (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • In Ukraine, Spent Cartridges Offer Clues to Violence Fueled by Soviet Surplus (The New York Times) 07/24/2014
  • Attacks continue on Ukraine from Russian territory (Kyiv Post) 07/24/2014
  • EU economic sanctions on Russia likely to be adopted next week (Reuters) 07/24/2014
  • MH17: EU talks tougher sanctions for Russia to target banks (Globe and Mail) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine has not received Canadian aid promised months ago, ambassador says (Globe and Mail) 07/24/2014
  • Ukraine awaits world reaction on terrorist request for phosphorous bombs from Russia / '' () 07/24/2014

  • Political Crisis Jeopardizes Future of Bulgarian Bank (The New York Times) 07/23/2014
  • Philadelphia Man Accused in Nazi Case Dies (The New York Times) 07/23/2014
  • A Column of 40 Hearses Meets the Victims of the Malaysia Airlines Crash (The New York Times) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: Fears rise of Russia-fueled arms race (Financial Times) (CNBC) 07/23/2014
  • Ukrainian Bonds Fall Most in Week as Premier Yatsenyuk Resigns (Bloomberg) 07/23/2014
  • Is US bent on bringing down Russia? Some in Kremlin say yes. (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/23/2014
  • Fighter jets shot down: How many planes has Ukraine lost? (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/23/2014
  • Column: Ukraine Crisis Could Impact US Elections (Voice of America) 07/23/2014
  • Russian soldier boasts shelling Ukraine on social network (Euromaidan Press) 07/23/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 22 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/23/2014
  • Putin calls an emergency State Duma session regarding Ukraine (Euromaidan Press) 07/23/2014
  • Vostok Battalion commander admits militants had Russian Buk missile (Euromaidan Press) 07/23/2014
  • Kiev: Missiles that downed two fighter jets were fired from Russia (Chicago Tribune/) 07/23/2014
  • Putins Ukraine Woes Compounded by $103 Billion Yukos Claim (Bloomberg) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area (NPR) 07/23/2014
  • OSCE representative calls for release of journalist abducted by separatists, denounces new cases of grave media freedom violations in Eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 07/23/2014
  • U.S. Senators Urge Naming 'Donetsk People's Republic' Terrorist Organization (RFE/RL) 07/23/2014
  • Defining the Russia-Ukraine Conflict: An Uphill Effort in Berlin (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/23/2014
  • Exclusive: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile (Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • Phone Diplomacy in Ukraine Crisis Lifts Malaysian Leaders Standing (The New York Times) 07/23/2014
  • 2 Ukrainian Fighter Jets Shot Down as Conflict Intensifies (The New York Times) 07/23/2014
  • Crash Victims to Undergo Routine Tests, Experts Say (The New York Times) 07/23/2014
  • London Mayor Backs Away From Tennis Match With Russian Politician (The Moscow Times) 07/23/2014
  • Why Russia and the West Cannot Dump Each Other Over Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 07/23/2014
  • Foreigners Fighting for Ukraine in 6 Profiles (The Moscow Times) 07/23/2014
  • John McCain: European sanctions on Russia are 'a joke' (Daily Telegraph) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine loses two Su-25 combat aircraft to ground fire (Janes) 07/23/2014
  • U.S.: Russias actions, incredibly, are heading towards escalation of the crisis (+VIDEO) (CNN) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine Rebel Leader Admits Fighters Did Have BUK Missile (Huffington Post/Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • Internal Affairs: Shoygu in charge of the terrorists, transfer of weapons to Ukraine (Euromaidan Press) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine announces partial military mobilization (UPI) 07/23/2014
  • UK Selling Weapons Licenses to Russia (The Daily Beast) 07/23/2014
  • German gov't cool on call for Russia to lose WCup (Yahoo/AP) 07/23/2014
  • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/23/2014
  • Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports (Yahoo/AP) 07/23/2014
  • Shakhtar Donetsk to play in Lviv this season (Yahoo/AP) 07/23/2014
  • Jews can not be considered separately from all Ukrainian, because together we are fighting for a sovereign and integral Ukraine - Yaakov Dov Bleich (RISU) 07/23/2014
  • Girkin orders MH17 belongings looted to finance defense fund (Euromaidan Press) 07/23/2014
  • Putin has Repeated Andropovs Mistakes but Doesnt Have Andropovs Options, Grigoryants Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/23/2014
  • Hot Heads Who Shot Down Malaysian Plane Could Lead Ouster of Putin, Bukovsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/23/2014
  • Russias Elite Must Confront Putin on Ukraine, Albats Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/23/2014
  • To Maintain Himself in Power, Putin Will Continue to Maneuver on Ukraine, Piontkovsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/23/2014
  • Russia Too Dependent on West to Be Independent Superpower It Imagines, Inozemtsev Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/23/2014
  • No Sanctions Game Changer? (KHPG) 07/23/2014
  • Whereabouts of four Crimean civic activists still unknown (KHPG) 07/23/2014
  • Nigerian student among latest to be abducted by militants (KHPG) 07/23/2014
  • Putin signs law allowing 5 years imprisonment for protest infringements (KHPG) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine Liveblog Day 156: MH17 Victims In The Netherlands, More Jets Shot Down In Ukraine (The Interpreter) 07/23/2014
  • Parents Who Lost 3 Children on MH17 Say Life Is 'Hell Beyond Hell' (Mashable) 07/23/2014
  • 2 Ukrainian Military Jets Shot Down Near MH17 Crash Site (Mashable) 07/23/2014
  • Rebels Shoot Down Two Ukrainian Fighter Planes Just Miles From MH17 Crash Site. Fresh questions raised over the pro-Russian separatist militias anti-aircraft capabilities. (Buzzfeed) 07/23/2014
  • Ukrainians distance themselves from Russians in daily life (Kyiv Post) 07/23/2014
  • Red Cross urges all sides in Ukraine civil war to uphold law (Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • First of flight MH17 victims' remains arrive in the Netherlands (Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • 2 Ukraine Fighter Jets Shot Down as Fighting Intensifies (The New York Times) 07/23/2014
  • MH17: Dutch mayor wants Vladimir Putin's daughter Maria deported (Guardian) 07/23/2014
  • NSDC says Ukrainian warplanes could have been downed from Russian territory (Ukrinform) 07/23/2014
  • Putin Legalizes Gambling In Crimea (RFE/RL) 07/23/2014
  • Opinion: Final deadline for Russia approaching (Deutsche Welle) 07/23/2014
  • Russia turns Sochi Olympic site, Crimea into casino zones (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Australia: All Ukraine Victims May Not Be Found (ABC/AP) 07/23/2014
  • MH17 black boxes delivered to British investigators (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Bodies of MH17 crash victims flown to Netherlands (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Bill Clinton: Perpetrators of MH17 crash sought a divided world (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Russian ties, trade lie behind EU sanctions rift (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • Pro-Russian rebels shoot down two Ukrainian fighter jets: Kiev (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine says pro-Russian rebels abandon positions on Donetsk outskirts (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine says EU reverse gas flows lower on Gazprom opposition (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • Mourning Dutch postpone discussion on Russia World Cup (Reuters) 07/23/2014
  • Ground crew recall happy MH17 voyagers boarding doomed flight (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Russia struggles with half million refugees of Ukraine conflict (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Britain still exporting arms to Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Russia announced Wednesday that it had begun expanding and modernising its Black Sea fleet based in Crimea with new ships and submarines, just months after annexing the peninsula from Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine rebels 'shoot down two fighter jets' (Yahoo/AFP) 07/23/2014
  • 2 Ukrainian Military Jets Shot Down (Voice of America) 07/23/2014
  • 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down (Yahoo/AP) 07/23/2014
  • Ukraine separatists use plane crash to promote cause (USA Today) 07/23/2014
  • Russia accuses Kiev of tampering with MH17 air traffic data [BRAMA: Russia continues to send out deliberately misleading messages in order to confuse the public] (Yahoo/AP) 07/23/2014
  • Poroshenko Signs Law Allowing Dissolution Of Parliamentary Factions (RFE/RL) 07/23/2014
  • Exclusive: Ukraine Asked U.S. for Tech to Counter Russia's Jet-Killers (The Daily Beast) 07/23/2014
  • 2 Ukraine fighter jets shot down by pro-Russian rebels. Planes downed near Savur Mogila in Eastern Ukraine (CBC.ca) 07/23/2014
  • Massive explosion rips through center of Zaporizhzhia (Ukrinform) 07/23/2014

  • Europes self-imposed blindness toward Russia (EurActiv) 07/22/2014
  • An Austrian Company in Gazproms Grip (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Guess What: Putin Is More Popular Than Ever (Slate.com) 07/22/2014
  • Alexander Motyl: Will Putin Avoid Getting Cornered? (New Pathway) 07/22/2014
  • Letters: The Tragic Price of Flight 17 (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • US Loses Patience with Europe: Washington Wants Tough Russia Sanctions (Der Spiegel) 07/22/2014
  • USAF dismisses Russian challenge of US MH17 shootdown evidence (Janes) 07/22/2014
  • Former ambassador: Why cant Washington arm Ukraine to fight Russian-backed separatists? (Washington Post) 07/22/2014
  • Putin Signs Controversial Law Banning Advertising on Paid TV (The Moscow Times) 07/22/2014
  • Ukrainian Rebel Leader's Father Linked Evolution to Masturbation (The Moscow Times) 07/22/2014
  • Lawmakers criticize UK arms sales to Russia as Cameron pledges no new exports (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Russian pilot accuses Russian Defense Ministry of lying about the Boeing 777 (Euromaidan Press) 07/22/2014
  • Is this the moment a rebel stole plane victim's ring? Outrage as picture emerges showing militiaman rifling through MH17 wreckage (Daily Mail) 07/22/2014
  • Putin Pledges to Help but Sees Limits on Role (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Ukrainians, Awaiting International Action After Crash, Fear Complacency (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Russia: Its decision time for everybody (VIDEO) (CNN) 07/22/2014
  • Can Vladimir Putin Survive? (Real Clear World) 07/22/2014
  • Crises Cascade and Converge, Testing Obama (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Video Shows a Brawl Erupt in Ukrainian Parliament After Vote to Draw on Military Reserves (VIDEO) (VICE News) 07/22/2014
  • Obama vows U.S. will seek justice in downing of Malaysian jet (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Britain says Putin 'cronies' must face sanctions over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake,' U.S. officials say (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Obama, Dutch leader say Russia faces further costs over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Obama tells fundraiser Russia is financing Ukraine rebels (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Rebels return 80 fewer bodies than promised from MH17, experts say (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • 'Heartbroken' Obama at Dutch embassy over jet disaster (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • US to release intelligence on downing of MH17 (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Army, rebels clash in Donetsk outskirts (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Evidence mounts of MH17 missile strike, but proof elusive (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Transfer of French warships to Russia 'inappropriate': US (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • 'Dear British friends': France's Fabius peeved at ship deal criticism (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • More Bodies Possible at Ukraine Crash Site, Forensics Officials Say (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Kremlin Official Calls Ukraine Authorities Wests Henchmen (Voice of America) 07/22/2014
  • Rebel Stronghold Donetsk Holds Breath as Shellfire Mounts (Bloomberg) 07/22/2014
  • Ukrainian military retakes control of Donetsk Airport (UPI) 07/22/2014
  • Marie Harf, Deputy Department Spokesperson: Today's Actions on Ukraine by the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council (State.gov) 07/22/2014
  • Ukrainian festival in Pa. to go on despite crisis (Cumberlink Sentinel) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine calls businessman and Russian defense minister accomplices of terrorists (WQAD/CNN) 07/22/2014
  • Ukrainian Jewish leaders slam visit by top European rabbis to Crimea (JTA) 07/22/2014
  • Nervous And Thirsty, Donetsk Braces For A Showdown (RFE/RL) 07/22/2014
  • British Aviation Expert Says Russian MH17 Claims Highly Unlikely (RFE/RL) 07/22/2014
  • U.S.: Russia 'Created Conditions' For Airliner Tragedy (RFE/RL) 07/22/2014
  • Putin Increases Penalties For 'Illegal' Street Rallies [...the new penalty for separatist calls will be a fine of between 10,000 and 30,000 rubles ($285 and $855)] (RFE/RL) 07/22/2014
  • Putin Warns Of Strengthening NATO Forces (RFE/RL) 07/22/2014
  • Podcast: Putin Crosses The 'Lockerbie Line' (RFE/RL) 07/22/2014
  • The Second Cold War? American policymakers need to acknowledge that Russia and China are not partners of the US but in fact adversaries on the other side of a growing international divide. (World Affairs Journal) 07/22/2014
  • Putins Ukraine Mistakes Have Made Him a Pariah (Newsweek) 07/22/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 21 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine Denies Deadly Grad Rocket Attacks on Donetsk (The Daily Beast) 07/22/2014
  • MH17 Is the Worlds First Open-Source Air Crash Investigation (The Daily Beast) 07/22/2014
  • US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing [BRAMA: ?] (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Obama pledges justice in visit to Dutch embassy (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Lax security at crash site hampers investigations (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Fistfight breaks out in the Ukrainian parliament (UPI) 07/22/2014
  • Greed in times of war government official robs soldiers (Euromaidan Press) 07/22/2014
  • France will give Russia one Mistral, and will watch its behaviour (Euromaidan Press) 07/22/2014
  • Did Putin just bring Russia in from the cold? (+video). In a security meeting today, Putin said Russia would try to rein in Ukraine's rebels. He also effectively told media and politicians that the country is not under Western siege and to stop repeating that claim. (Christian Science Monitor) 07/22/2014
  • What really happened to MH17? Russia's media have the answer (+video). From bizarre theories about dead bodies preloaded on MH17 to finger-pointing about the missiles used, Russian media has amplified several dubious claims. (Christian Science Monitor) 07/22/2014
  • Russian Defense Industry Creaks Under Rearmament Program (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/22/2014
  • Russia Lays Out Its MH17 Evidence: 6 Questions It Can't Answer (Mashable) 07/22/2014
  • Op-ed: Putins Crime, Europes Cowardice. By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Letters: The Crisis Over the Downed Plane. Russia, Ukraine and the Doomed Malaysia Airliner (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • 10 foreign journalists detained by armed militants near Donetsk morgue (KHPG) 07/22/2014
  • MH17 and Moscows Magical Mystery Jets (The Interpreter) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine Liveblog Day 155: Train Carrying MH17 Bodies Arrives in Kharkiv (The Interpreter) 07/22/2014
  • Russia This Week: Six Human Rights Groups Entered into Foreign Agents Registry (The Interpreter) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine instates third call of duty, citing continued Russian aggression (Kyiv Post) 07/22/2014
  • Kremlin-backed rebels hand over MH17 black boxes to Malaysia (Kyiv Post) 07/22/2014
  • Kremlin security aide says Ukrainian authorities are West's 'henchmen' (Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine: Tycoon to Launch English-Language News Network [Funded by Igor Kolomoisky, Ukraine Today, the country's only English-language network, wants to be Ukraine's answer to Russia Today.] (Hollywood Reporter) 07/22/2014
  • Cut Ties With Ukraine Cost Russian Defense Industry $940 Million (The Moscow Times) 07/22/2014
  • Are the pro-Russian rebels terrorists? (CNN) 07/22/2014
  • Who are Ukraine's pro-Russia rebels? (CNN) 07/22/2014
  • EU to prepare defence sanctions against Russia: Austria FM (EUbusiness) 07/22/2014
  • Britain to analyze downed Malaysia Airlines black boxes: PM Cameron (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine Joins North Korea as No-Fly Airspace Trouble Spot (Bloomberg) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine Makes Significant Gains Against Pro-Russia Rebels. Dutch Take Over Lead of Malaysia Airlines Crash Investigation in Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 07/22/2014
  • MH17: U.S. Points Finger at Russia, Russia Deflects Blame (VIDEO) (The Wall Street Journal) 07/22/2014
  • Press statement by the Trilateral Contact Group (OSCE) 07/22/2014
  • 'A state sponsor of terrorism'. Yuri Shymko President of the International Council in Support of Ukraine syas Russia is a rogue state and Putin should be tried by the ICC. (VIDEO) (CTV News) 07/22/2014
  • Europeans Debate Tougher Sanctions on Russia (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine: Anvil of the New Cold War [BRAMA: DISINFORMATION. Article written by Tom Hayden, another Putin apologist (like Stephen Cohen) in a pro-Russian publication (run and partly owned by Stephen Cohen's wife, Katrina vanden Heuvel] (The Nation) 07/22/2014
  • Train With Remains Of MH17 Victims Arrives In Kharkiv (VIDEO). Authorities said the bodies will then be taken to the Netherlands to be identified. (RFE/RL) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine votes to call up more military reserves to protect border (Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Extension of Special Monitoring Mission mandate indicates that scope for co-operative solution in Ukraine persists, Chairperson-in-Office says (OSCE) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine says Russian officer pushed the button to shoot down MH17 (CNN) 07/22/2014
  • Yalta man could face year imprisonment for flying a Ukrainian flag (KHPG) 07/22/2014
  • Four murdered members of a Slovyansk evangelical church laid to rest [tortured and killed by Kremlin-backed militants from the self-proclaimed Donetsk Peoples Republic] (KHPG) 07/22/2014
  • To Truly Shame Putin, Show Us the Bodies of MH17 (The Daily Beast) 07/22/2014
  • Spot report by Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) on visit to locations related to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash, 21 July 2014 (OSCE) 07/22/2014
  • Editorial: An Outrage Compounded by Mystery. Putins Unconvincing Words on Flight 17 in Ukraine (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Britain Announces Inquiry Into Killing of Ex-K.G.B. Officer [Almost eight years after Alexander V. Litvinenko, a former K.G.B. whistle-blower, was poisoned to death in London with radioactive polonium...] (The New York Times) 07/22/2014
  • Dutch PM: 1st victims should be home Wednesday (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • UK gov't announces inquiry on Russian spy death [the 2006 death of poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko] (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • EU meets as some countries seek tougher sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Protesters at Russian embassy in KL seek justice (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Russian-fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash [Report on Russian disinformation, this time to confuse the truth about the Malaysian plane downed by Russian-led terrorists in Ukraine] (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Oil gains further on concerns over Ukraine, Gaza (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Australia wants security job for wronged countries (Yahoo/AP) 07/22/2014
  • Putin vows to press rebels, help MH17 crash probe (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • MH17 bodies expected Wednesday, IDs could take months: Dutch PM (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • FC Copenhagen ask UEFA to move Ukraine game (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Malaysia sharpens its response in latest air disaster (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Argentinians refuse to return to Ukraine [because of the ongoing conflict in the country] (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Britain to hold inquiry into ex-spy Litvinenko's death (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • MH17 crash spotlights Russia's role (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • MH17 a 'hideous crime', probe hurdles an 'outrage': IATA (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Putin and Rutte discuss MH17 site access (Deutsche Welle) 07/22/2014
  • 'Shock and horror' in Malaysia after MH17 Ukraine crash ['The anger towards Russia is just lukewarm. People are not sure who is to blame because the conflict in Ukraine is too far away and of not much concern to Malaysians.'] (Deutsche Welle) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine rebels hand over MH17 black boxes, call ceasefire ['around the crash site'] (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Dutch Twitter avatars go black demanding MH17 bodies' return (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Russia under fire as Obama calls crash site chaos 'insult' (Yahoo/AFP) 07/22/2014
  • Putin vows to use influence on Ukraine rebels, rejects Western meddling [BRAMA: Putin has done enough of his own meddling!] (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Europe rebounds as Ukraine rebels hand over black boxes (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Ukrainian parliamentary deputies tussle during a session in parliament in Kiev...Ukraine's parliament approved a presidential decree on Tuesday to call up more military reserves and men under 50 to fight rebels in eastern Ukraine and defend the border against a concentration of troops in Russia. (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Photo: An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard at crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near Hrabove (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Photo: Internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk hold posters showing what they say is the damage in their city during a rally demanding the government to accelerate its operation against the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine and minimize civilian casualties, outside the Presidential Administration (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollow (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • English FA plays down talk of stripping Russia of World Cup (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Britain to hold public inquiry into [2006] death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko (Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiry (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Defying allies, France to deliver first warship to Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Soccer-Shakhtar Six still missing, scared of returning to Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine war crimes trials a step closer after Red Cross assessment [MH17] (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko: The world must choose sides (+VIDEO) (CNN) 07/22/2014
  • David Marples: THE AFTERMATH OF MH17 (Blog) 07/22/2014
  • Once joined in Soviet Union, Ukraine, Russia never further apart (Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Cover-up underway at MH17 crash site - Australian PM Abbott (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • Russia says MH17 probe should be done by 'international community', not Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/22/2014
  • PETITION: Move the 2018 World Cup to The Netherlands (Change.org) 07/22/2014
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has donated 1.3 million to Ukraine (RISU) 07/22/2014
  • Terrorists invited Patriarch Kirill to celebrate the Baptism of Rus (RISU) 07/22/2014
  • Europes self-imposed blindness toward Russia (Euractiv) 07/22/2014
  • Members of Parliament fought in the Verkhovna Rada (Euromaidan Press) 07/22/2014
  • Convinced of His Own Exceptionalism, Putin is Both a Pragmatist and a Fool, Milshtein Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/22/2014
  • Putin is Ushering Russia into Final Stages of Imperial Collapse, Baku Weekly Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/22/2014
  • As in 1914, Russia Again Isnt Ready for War, Kalashnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/22/2014

  • Ukrainian PM Calls On West for Weapons After Airliner Downed (Defensenews.com) 07/21/2014
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Cover-Up in the Air: Growing evidence suggests that Russia was responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukrainian airspace, but the Russian media has an alternative theory (VIDEO) (Daily Show) 07/21/2014
  • Russia Needs Dissidents Like Novodvorskaya (The Moscow Times) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine To Give Control Of Airline Crash Probe To International Experts (RFE/RL) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine Rebels Surrender MH17 Black Boxes to Malaysia (Voice of America) 07/21/2014
  • Russias Message on Jet: Conciliation and Bluster (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Jet Wreckage Bears Signs of Impact by Supersonic Missile, Analysis Shows (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Malaysia Premier Brokers Deal to Recover Black Boxes (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Obama Denounces Russia and Separatists for Obstructing Crash Site (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Journey Home Finally Begins for the Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Ukrainian Military and Rebel Fighters Clash in Donetsk (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • U.N. Council, With Russia in Accord, Tells Insurgents to Open Wreckage Site (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Crash of Malaysian Jet Shakes Business Travel (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • A French Port Welcomes an Intervention by Russias Military (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine, U.S. leaders lash out at Russia over conditions of access to Flight 17 crash site (WHNT/CNN) 07/21/2014
  • The President Gives an Update on Ukraine and Gaza (VIDEO) (Whitehouse.gov) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine crisis hits European shares; auto and leisure lag (Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • MH17 Brawl Hits Ukraine Soccer Team Shakhtar Donetsk (The Daily Beast) 07/21/2014
  • Inside the Battle to Crush Ukraines Rebel Capital as Dutch Search for MH17 Clues (The Daily Beast) 07/21/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 20 July (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/21/2014
  • Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet. [Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.] (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Flight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's [Russian] rebels (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Rebecca Harms: 'They're covering the tracks' [MH17] (Deutsche Welle) 07/21/2014
  • Friedemann: Flight recorders can't answer all questions (Deutsche Welle) 07/21/2014
  • Britain's Cameron urges military sanctions against Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Dutch anger over MH17 crash aftermath could swing EU sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • President [Poroshenko] called on the U.S. Congress to recognize militants in the East of Ukraine terrorists (President.gov.ua) 07/21/2014
  • Russian officials targeted by sanctions (BBC) 07/21/2014
  • Netherlands opens war crimes investigation into airliner downing (Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Putin Is Trying to Reconstruct the Russian Empire (New Republic) 07/21/2014
  • Russians Still Support Ukraine's Rebels Despite the Malaysia Airlines Disaster. Until the Kremlin loosens its grip on the media, don't expect much to change (New Republic) 07/21/2014
  • Ukrainian spokesman says suicide bomber attacked checkpoint (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Obama, Polish president discuss need for unity after downing of plane (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Delivery of French warship depends on Russia's attitude - Hollande (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine rebuts Russia, says no warplanes near Malaysian flight: CNN (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Russia challenges accusations that Ukraine rebels shot down airliner (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • UK's Cameron wants tougher EU Russia sanctions, defence sale ban (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Fighting flares in centre of Donetsk, five dead (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Russia says doubts France will cancel warships sale (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine says pro-Russian rebels tampered with airliner recorders (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • U.S. Vice President Biden says Putin has no soul: New Yorker (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine says has evidence missile that shot down plane came from Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine tops journalist death toll this year: report (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • The Bodies on the Train. BY AMY DAVIDSON, Executive editor of newyorker.com (The New Yorker) 07/21/2014
  • The Biden Agenda. Reckoning with Ukraine and Iraq, and keeping an eye on 2016. (The New Yorker) 07/21/2014
  • Dutch anger over MH17 crash aftermath could swing EU sanctions (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/21/2014
  • Caught in global storm over MH17, Russia battens down the hatches (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/21/2014
  • Putin's last chance? World leaders voice outrage over MH17 (Christian Science Monitor) 07/21/2014
  • Putin Pressured to Back Down, but War in Eastern Ukraine Has Own Momentum (Eurasian Daily Monitor) 07/21/2014
  • The Kremlin Specialist for Creating New Independent States Moves to Eastern Ukraine (Eurasian Daily Monitor) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine Liveblog Day 154: Heavy Fighting in Donetsk (The Interpreter) 07/21/2014
  • Civilians killed as Ukrainian forces tighten noose on rebels in Donetsk (Kyiv Post) 07/21/2014
  • Editorial: Moscow Won't Back Down on Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 07/21/2014
  • From the Kursk to MH17, Putin Just Doesn't Care (The Moscow Times) 07/21/2014
  • Russia Divvying Up Crimean Resorts After Annexation (The Moscow Times) 07/21/2014
  • Why Putin Can't Afford to Dump the Ukrainian Separatists (The Moscow Times) 07/21/2014
  • Russian Pop Stars Banned From Entering Latvia Over Ukraine Crisis (The Moscow Times) 07/21/2014
  • Malevich Retrospective a Big Hit at Tate Modern [BRAMA: Kazimir Malevich was not Russian] (The Moscow Times) 07/21/2014
  • It Wasnt Us! Russian Generals Scour The Internet For MH17 Theories. At an eerie Cold War-style press conference, Russia suggested Ukraine or the U.S. might have downed the plane. (Buzzfeed) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine nerves send European shares lower (Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • MH17: Train with grisly cargo of corpses on the way to nowhere (eTurbonews) 07/21/2014
  • Press briefing via phone today with OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Spokesperson (OSCE) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine military renews assault on rebels in region where airliner was downed (Washington Post) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine Gives Up Lead on Airliner Investigation (Voice of America) 07/21/2014
  • Obama to make statement on Ukraine: White House, Monday at 10:50 a.m. (1450 GMT) (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine forces take control of Donetsk airport, military spokesman says (CNN) 07/21/2014
  • Authorities: Russia continues firing at Ukrainian positions, moves 100 extra military units to border (Kyiv Post) 07/21/2014
  • Russia Claims A Ukrainian Su-25 Aircraft Was Tailing MH17 - But It Can't Fly That High (Pressimus) 07/21/2014
  • President vetoes flawed displaced persons law (KHPG) 07/21/2014
  • Transport blockade can help return Crimea to Ukraine (KHPG) 07/21/2014
  • Will the West sleep through this final wake-up call? (KHPG) 07/21/2014
  • Many Ethnic Russians in Ukraine Identify as Ukrainians to Break Out of Russian World, Moscow Marxist Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/21/2014
  • U.S. presses case against Russia on downed jet as horror deepens (Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Rebels say Ukrainian forces trying to break way into Donetsk city (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine says military operation in 'active phase', cannot comment on Donetsk (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Kiev willing to hand control of crash probe to West - Ukrainian PM (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Russia's Putin should understand 'it's enough already': Ukraine PM (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Yatsenyuk: 'Russia is on dark side' for orchestrating attack on Malaysia Airlines MH17, killing 298 people (Kyiv Post) 07/21/2014
  • Akhmetov warns Argentinean and five Brazilian players over missing team flight to Ukraine (Kyiv Post) 07/21/2014
  • Putin: 'Russia will do all that we can' to bring peaceful end to conflict in Ukraine (VIDEO, ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TRANSCRIPT) (Kyiv Post) 07/21/2014
  • Russian Billionaires in Horror as Putin Risks Isolation (Bloomberg) 07/21/2014
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site remains unsecured as Kremlin-backed separatist leader holds two flight recorders (Kyiv Post) 07/21/2014
  • Putin Says MH17 Crash Shouldnt Be Used for Politics (Bloomberg) 07/21/2014
  • Security Council says Ukrainian army not behind Donetsk fighting (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine says fighting in east Ukraine costs more than $130 million a month (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Russian markets feel heat from Ukraine crisis, extend slide (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Malaysia Airlines to provide $5,000 to families of downed MH17 (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • European sanctions on Russia seen limited for now, despite tough talk (Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Fighting flares in center of Donetsk, four dead (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Lufthansa joins Emirates in calls for airlines summit on MH17 (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine security source reaffirms Russian connection to crash (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Netherlands opens war crimes investigation into airliner downing (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine tops journalist death toll this year: report (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Russia challenges accusations that Ukraine rebels shot down airliner (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Fighting flares in Ukraine as crash investigators arrive (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Canada to impose new sanctions on Russian individuals, entities (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine Army Hits Rebels With Advance Across All Fronts (Bloomberg) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine Rebels Block Trains Carrying Bodies to Kharkiv (Bloomberg) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine says fighting in east Ukraine costs more than [Euro]96m a month - See more at: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/ukraine-says-fighting-in-east-ukraine-costs-more-than-96m-a-month-30447098.html#sthash.16jQttI8.dpuf (Independent) 07/21/2014
  • Angry Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Site Probe 'Shambolic' (Voice of America) 07/21/2014
  • OSCE representative calls on Russian authorities to immediately release Ukrainian journalist [Yevgeny Agarkov, a journalist with the Ukrainian 2+2 television channel] (OSCE) 07/21/2014
  • Republicans urge tougher Russia sanctions after crash (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Dutch banks act on MH17 credit card looting reports (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • PM Tony Abbott hits out at 'shambolic' MH17 crash site (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Putin promises to co-operate over downed MH17 (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine civilians flee fighting around Donetsk train station (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Russian stocks, ruble fall over Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • UK wants tougher sanctions against Russia over MH17 (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Dutch experts inspect Ukraine crash bodies (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Shakhtar 'confident' players will return to Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/21/2014
  • Rebels to give MH17 black boxes to aviation group (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine crash (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Shakhtar players refuse to return to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine workers find more bodies at crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Russia's Severstal selling US plants for $2.3B (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Dutch tell rebels: Train full of bodies must leave (Yahoo/AP) 07/21/2014
  • Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Probe Resembles 'Garden Clean-Up' (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 07/21/2014
  • The Suns of August. Flight 17: Ukraines War and Europes Passivity. By Roger Cohen (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Pressure Grows on Putin as Dutch Reach Crash Victims (The New York Times) 07/21/2014
  • Is this the missile launcher that shot down MH17? (New York Post) 07/21/2014
  • Kerry makes case against Russia in Malaysia plane's downing (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 07/21/2014
  • Ukraine Again Shuts Down Corporate Bond Revival (Businessweek) 07/21/2014
  • -777 / Russia canceled four flights on the border with Ukraine one hour before the fall of the Boeing-777 (Espresso TV) 07/21/2014

  • Russians Will Suffer in Putin's New Cold War (The Moscow Times) 07/20/2014
  • A Parable for Putin. Based on a true story. (New Republic) 07/20/2014
  • The Russian Public Has a Totally Different Understanding of What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. And it's more of a problem than you think. By Julia Ioffe (New Republic) 07/20/2014
  • Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine Are Using Malaysia Airlines Victims Bodies as a Bargaining Chip (New Republic) 07/20/2014
  • The Nightmare of Being a Russian-Language Ukrainian Playwright (The Moscow Times) 07/20/2014
  • MH17 Ends Russia's Dreams of Soft Power (The Moscow Times) 07/20/2014
  • Op-ed: Ukraine plane tragedy should ease partisan rancor (San Francisco Chronicle) 07/20/2014
  • Ukraine claims proof Russia supplied arms system that felled jet [NY Times] (Worcester Telegram) 07/20/2014
  • Ukraine: Audio Recordings Show Rebels Tried to Hide MH17 Black Boxes (Mashable) 07/20/2014
  • MH17 Ukraine Crash: Russian Roulette II (Mashable) 07/20/2014
  • Disaster Highlights Disorder Among Ukraine Separatists. They Proclaim Government, Yet Can Do Little More Than Fight (The Wall Street Journal) 07/20/2014
  • Ukraine, rebels agree on security zone at crash site (USA Today) 07/20/2014
  • Ukraine: Crew that shot down MH17 was Russian (New York Post/Reuters) 07/20/2014
  • U.S. presses case against Russia on downed jet as horror deepens (Global Post/Reuters) 07/20/2014
  • Kerry Says Russia Trained Separatists to Use Antiaircraft Missiles (The New York Times) 07/20/2014
  • As Anger Rises Over Crash, Malaysian Government Is Reluctant to Assign Blame (The New York Times) 07/20/2014
  • Dutch Grief Abounds, but Mourning Stays Local (The New York Times) 07/20/2014
  • Bodies From Malaysia Airlines Flight Are Stuck in Ukraine, Held Hostage Over Distrust (The New York Times) 07/20/2014
  • Mourning 3 on Jetliner Who Drew Others to Them. Teacher and Restaurateurs Were Flight 17 Victims (The New York Times) 07/20/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia's Anti-West Isolationism [Maxim Trudolyubov is the opinion page editor of the business newspaper Vedomosti] (The New York Times) 07/20/2014
  • An atrocity waiting to happen in Putins mad, lying world. By Timpothy Snyder (London Times) 07/20/2014
  • Tragedy in Ukraine. There can be no dissembling: the loss of Flight MH17was a direct result of a conflict fuelled deliberately by Moscow (London Times) 07/20/2014
  • Putin obstructing MH17 probe, UK says (London Times) 07/20/2014
  • Supporters of Ukraine turn out to mourn victims of downed jetliner (Philadelphia Inquirer) 07/20/2014
  • UN to vote as early as Monday on crash resolution (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Obama, Australian PM call for plane investigation (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Russia has doubts about draft UN crash resolution (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • US outlines case against Russia on downed plane (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Distraught Dutch mother: 'Send my children home' (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Cameron demands Russia cease support for rebels (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Kerry: Ukraine rebels likely downed passenger jet (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Prayers across Netherlands for Ukraine crash dead (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Rebels take full control of plane crash bodies (Louisiana Town Talk/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Europe leaders warn Russia to get crash zone open (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Anti-Russia sentiment running deep in Malaysia (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Op-ed: Will Flight 17 sober us up? (Washington Post) 07/20/2014
  • Best Way to Punish Putin? No World Cup (The Daily Beast) 07/20/2014
  • AIDS conference honors victims of jet crash (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/20/2014
  • Deadly fighting rages on in east Ukraine despite plane crash (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • UK's Cameron tells Putin shooting down MH17 'unacceptable' (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • Time for Russia to 'get out' of Ukraine: Britain (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • Putin's Russia risks burning bridges over jet crash (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • US says recordings of Ukraine rebels admitting MH17 downing 'authentic' (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • US lays out 'evidence' against rebels in MH17 disaster (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • Foreign players abandon Ukraine clubs (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • The evidence that may prove pro-Russian separatists shot down MH17 (Washington Post) 07/20/2014
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of helping rebels loot crash site (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • Rescuers gather dead at Ukraine crash site under rebel watch (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of helping rebels loot crash site (Yahoo/AFP) 07/20/2014
  • Loud explosions heard in rebel stronghold Donetsk in east Ukraine - witness (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/20/2014
  • Russia's Putin not blinking in 'last chance saloon' (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/20/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Interview With Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday (State.gov) 07/20/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week (State.gov) 07/20/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Interview With David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press (State.gov) 07/20/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Interview With Candy Crowley of CNN's State of the Union (State.gov) 07/20/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS's Face the Nation (State.gov) 07/20/2014
  • Putin Never Backs Down Even When He Would Benefit, Moscow Commentator Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/20/2014
  • The West Intends to Destroy Russia So Russia Must Put Its House in Order, Russian Nationalist Site Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/20/2014
  • Belief in Unchanging Russian National Character a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy, Moscow Sociologist Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/20/2014
  • Eurasianism Rapidly Evolving into Russian Fascism, Kantor Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/20/2014
  • Russias Reaction to Airliner Downing Even More Dangerous than the Tragedy Itself, Pastukhov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/20/2014
  • Ukraine Liveblog Day 153: Russian-Backed Separatists Move Bodies Of Flight MH17 Victims (Interpreter) 07/20/2014
  • Sky News reporter criticized for going through MH17 victims suitcase on live broadcast (New York Daily News) 07/20/2014
  • Is Flight 17 crash a make or break moment for Putin? (VIDEO). Global forces are working to determine who is at fault for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. NBCs Jim Maceda and Adrian Karatnycky join to discuss. (MSNBC) 07/20/2014
  • I Was Snatched at the MH17 Morgue (The Daily Beast) 07/20/2014
  • Ukrainian church in New Haven holds memorial service for plane crash victims (New Haven Register) 07/20/2014
  • Australian death toll up to 37 as Tony Abbott fears Ukraine rebels will frustrate MH17 crash investigation (The Australian) 07/20/2014

  • Gunmen block OSCE access to Ukraine MH17 crash site (Deutsche Welle) 07/19/2014
  • Ukraine Knew of Separatists' Air-Defense Capabilities, Say Officials. Claims Raise Questions of Why Ukraine Failed to Close Airspace (The Wall Street Journal) 07/19/2014
  • Journalist covering the Nadya Savchenko case detained in Russia [Yevhen Aharkov, journalist for TV 2+2] (KHPG) 07/19/2014
  • Russian court recognizes Donetsk & Luhansk Peoples Republics (KHPG) 07/19/2014
  • Malaysia Airlines MH17: Are Ukraine rebels hiding the truth about the crash? (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/19/2014
  • Putin Now Faces Existential Choice -- War Abroad or Civil War at Home, Piontkovsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/19/2014
  • Moscow to Conduct New Census to Reduce Status of Ukrainians and Tatars in Crimea (Window on Eurasia) 07/19/2014
  • Obama says downing of plane a 'wake-up call' for Europe over Ukraine conflict (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/19/2014
  • Britain says Russia must use influence over separatists in plane disaster (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/19/2014
  • Flags at half-mast as Moscow snubs Australia (Yahoo/AFP) 07/19/2014
  • Putin 'must take responsibility' for crash site access: Dutch PM (Yahoo/AFP) 07/19/2014
  • US 'deeply concerned' over Ukraine crash site access (Yahoo/AFP) 07/19/2014
  • American in Ukraine crash had lived in New Jersey (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Malaysian Airlines MH17: Fake Facebook Accounts in Victims' Names Created by Scammers (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Singapore Airlines apologizes over Ukraine remarks (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Ukraine says Russia helping destroy crash evidence (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Dutch leader calls on Putin to help crash probe (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • For Obama, foreign crises grow more challenging (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Russia bans congressman, 12 other Americans (Yahoo/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Border With Russia Helps Luhansk Republic Hang On (RFE/RL) 07/19/2014
  • OSCE Team Denied Full Access To Ukraine Crash Site (RFE/RL) 07/19/2014
  • Editorial: Ukraine: it's time brutish Putin was held to account (Guardian) 07/19/2014
  • Among the Victims: One U.S. Citizen and a Dutch Student at Indiana (The New York Times) 07/19/2014
  • Russia Expands List of Barred Americans (The New York Times) 07/19/2014
  • Ukraine Says It Can Prove Russia Supplied Arms System That Felled Jet (The New York Times) 07/19/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18 July 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/19/2014
  • Editorial: Ukrainian conflict takes even darker turn. Without real pressure from the West, Russia will continue undermining Kiev (Albany Herald) 07/19/2014
  • Ukraine crisis shows divisions in old Soviet bloc (Kansas City Star/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Ukraine says Russia helping destroy crash evidence (Politico/AP) 07/19/2014
  • Ukraine Official Says Separatists Had Missiles (The Wall Street Journal) 07/19/2014
  • Ukraine PM, blaming Russia, says experts, not 'drunken gorillas' downed plane (Reuters) 07/19/2014
  • Jen Psaki: Lack of Access at Crash Site of MH17 (State.gov) 07/19/2014

  • Strike Him with an Axe. A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings. BY ALEXANDER J. MOTYL (Foreign Policy) 07/18/2014
  • How Much Are Ukrainian and Malaysian Lives Worth? By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 07/18/2014
  • Why Reset Failed: Diplomacy with Rogues Rarely Works (World Affairs Journal) 07/18/2014
  • If Ukraine rebels shot down MH17, Russia could reap the whirlwind (Christian Science Monitor) 07/18/2014
  • Will MH17 tragedy shock Europe into action on Ukraine? (Christian Science Monitor) 07/18/2014
  • Where Are Putin's American Admirers Now? Let's not forgot those who praised the 'brilliant' Russian president (New Republic) 07/18/2014
  • The Malaysia Airlines Disaster Is Vladimir Putin's Lockerbie Bombing. By Adrian Karatnycky (New Republic) 07/18/2014
  • Bitter Lessons for Kyiv in South Caucasus. By Christopher Johnston (World Affairs Journal) 07/18/2014
  • The BUK: Weapon that brought down MH17? (Christian Science Monitor) 07/18/2014
  • Vigil Held In Philly For Flight MH17 Victims (Fox) 07/18/2014
  • MH17 amps up 'he said, she said' in Russian and Ukrainian media (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/18/2014
  • Russian Regime More Dangerous than the Soviet,' Eidman Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/18/2014
  • Plane Shoot Down Has Inflicted a Destructive Hit on Reputations of Putin and Russia, Stanovaya Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/18/2014
  • Interview: RT Is About 'Pointing Fingers' Says Ex-Correspondent Who Resigned (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • The Malaysia Airliner Downing Through The Eyes Of Russian State Television (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Interview: What Will MH17 Investigators Be Looking For At Crash Site? (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Monitors In New Attempt To Reach Crash Site (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Kyiv Releases Audio Evidence That Donetsk Militants Got Antiaircraft Weapons From Russia (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Fact Sheet: What Early Evidence Says About MH17 (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Separatists Promise Free Access To Malaysian Plane Crash Site (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Podcast: A Tragedy And A Turning Point (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • LOCAL UKRAINIAN-AMERICANS RALLY AGAINST PLANE DISASTER (ABC) 07/18/2014
  • Ukrainians from our area (Northeast, Pa. USA) react to plane tragedy (WNEP) 07/18/2014
  • Local Ukrainians Gather to Remember Crash Victims (VIDEO) (NBC) 07/18/2014
  • OSCE Permanent Council adopts declaration on tragic plane crash in Ukraine, calls for access to site and for an independent investigation (OSCE) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine Releases Recording of Militants Allegedly Discussing Downing of Malaysian Plane (Newsweek) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine may need new bailout (CNN) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine worries keep lid on European shares, outweigh earnings (Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Rebels in Ukraine Crowed of Past Attacks, but Deny This One (The New York Times) 07/18/2014
  • Putins Deadly Doctrine. Protecting Russians in Ukraine Has Fatal Consequences. By TIMOTHY GARTON ASH (The New York Times) 07/18/2014
  • With Jet Strike, War in Ukraine Is Felt Globally (The New York Times) 07/18/2014
  • The Netherlands, a Nation in Mourning but Mindful of Ties to Russia (The New York Times) 07/18/2014
  • With Grief on Top of Grief, Malaysians Are Tested on Flight 370s Lessons (The New York Times) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine Attack Challenges Assumptions on Flight Routes (Bloomberg) 07/18/2014
  • Op-ed: The Malaysia Airlines crash is the end of Russias fairy tale. By Anne Applebaum (Washington Post) 07/18/2014
  • -777 / Russia canceled four flights on the border with Ukraine one hour before the fall of the Boeing-777 (Espresso TV) 07/18/2014
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: What We Know (Mashable) 07/18/2014
  • Providers broadcasting certain Russian channels could lose their licence (KHPG) 07/18/2014
  • Court case thrown out over clear signs that police planted evidence (KHPG) 07/18/2014
  • Attack on Flight MH17: After the tragedy, the accusations rain down (The Advocate) 07/18/2014
  • Ukrainian Buk battery radar was operational when Malaysian plane downed - Moscow [BRAMA: deliberate attempt by Russia Today (Russian government-controlled media co) to create confusion about who is responsible for killing 298 people on Malaysian passenger jet] (Russia Today) 07/18/2014
  • Arseniy Yatsenyuk on MH17 attack: Russia has gone way too far (VIDEO) (YouTube) 07/18/2014
  • Igor Girkin: Commander of Donetsk Peoples Army, Igor Strelkov, Says Group Shot Down Malaysia Airlines MH17 (+Photos) (The Epoch Times) 07/18/2014
  • Igor Girkin: Commander of Donetsk Peoples Army, Igor Strelkov, Says Group Shot Down Malaysia Airlines MH17 (+Photos) (The Epoch Times) 07/18/2014
  • U.S. Officials Threaten 'Severe Consequences' for Russia Over Crash (The Moscow Times) 07/18/2014
  • Poroshenko: 'This is a wake-up call for the whole world' (Kyiv Post) 07/18/2014
  • Avakov: 'Irrefutable evidence' shows that Kremlin-backed separatists shot down Malaysian plane (Kyiv Post) 07/18/2014
  • SBU intercepts phone conversations of separatists admitting downing a civilian plane (FULL TRANSCRIPT; VIDEO) (Kyiv Post) 07/18/2014
  • Rebels Admit They Have Weapon System Capable of Downing Flight 17 (Mashable) 07/18/2014
  • Merkel: Russia partly responsible for Ukraine crash (EUobserver) 07/18/2014
  • Was Col. Strelkovs Dispatch About a Downed Ukrainian Plane Authentic? (The Interpreter) 07/18/2014
  • Malaysia Airlines flight was on the razors edge of tragedy (Kyiv Post) 07/18/2014
  • Live News on Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed near Ukraine-Russia border (Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • War Comes to Ukraine. The Consequences of the Crash in Donetsk. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 07/18/2014
  • Leads point to missile downing MH17 (Deutsche Welle) 07/18/2014
  • Rebels are not about to stop hostilities for investigation of crash of Boeing-777 (UNIAN) 07/18/2014
  • SBU detains two Russians suspected in fire adjustment from Buk missile system (UNIAN) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine rebels pledge truce for jet recovery. Separatists promise to cease fire for two to four days after Malaysian plane went down in suspected missile strike (Al Jazeera) 07/18/2014
  • Rebels take out Buk missile system to Russia, black boxes to be passed to FSB Herashchenko (UNIAN) 07/18/2014
  • Yatsenyuk: we should get ready for complete restriction of trade with Russia (UNIAN) 07/18/2014
  • Luhansk left without electricity, water is absent (UNIAN) 07/18/2014
  • Putin calls for peace in Ukraine after plane crash (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • From nun to AIDS expert; crash kills hundreds (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • World stocks shaky as jetliner downed over Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Confusion over whether Malaysia black boxes found (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace. Shooting down of Malaysia Airlines plane could force airlines into costly route changes (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • WHO says spokesman aboard crashed jetliner (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine rebels say they have most plane recorders (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Dutch flags at half-staff as nation mourns crash (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Workers comb through Malaysian plane crash site (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Oil price soars to nearly $104 on Ukraine crisis after Malaysian jet shot down (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane (Yahoo/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine: OSCE negotiating safe passage to crash site (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • Malaysia says 'outrage against human decency' if MH17 shot down (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • PM Cameron urges swift justice over Malaysia plane (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • World AIDS community mourns colleagues on crashed Malaysian plane (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • NATO 'concerned' at buildup of sophisticated weapons by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • Grim trawl for bodies at plane crash site (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • Russian shares tumble after Ukraine jet crash (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • Merkel urges immediate ceasefire in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/18/2014
  • Factbox - World figures comment on downing of Malaysian airliner (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Bodies rained down on Ukraine village after plane disaster (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Malaysia Airlines says nationalities of four passengers still unknown [189 Dutch passengers, 29 Malaysian, 27 Australian, 12 Indonesian, nine British, four German, four Belgian, three Filippino, one Canadian and one New Zealander] (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • U.S. FBI, transport investigators headed to Ukraine after crash (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Pro-Russian rebels say welcome OSCE, Kiev experts to crash site (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Fidel Castro blames Ukrainian government for taking down plane (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Schlumberger says 'business as usual' in Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine's emergency services find two black boxes at crash site: Interfax (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Restrained Dutch mark air tragedy in sorrow rather than anger (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Plane crash in Ukraine pins German Bund yields near record lows (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Russia says will not take 'black boxes' from airliner downed in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • World leaders demand answers after airliner downed over Ukraine with 298 dead (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine says army has not used anti-aircraft missiles in east (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Merkel: talk of Russia sanctions after plane incident 'premature' (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Merkel says situation is now more complicated in eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • IMF sees decision on $1.4 billion tranche to Ukraine in weeks (Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Russia says Ukraine missile system radar active on day Boeing was downed - agency (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Merkel says pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine are heavily-armed (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Australian PM points finger at Russia over downed Malaysian plane (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Russia's Putin seeks impartial probe after plane downed (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • New debt by Russian firms subject to U.S. sanctions not eligible for key bond indexes - JPMorgan (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine closes airspace over conflict zone (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Malaysian airliner downing puts spotlight on Buk missile system (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 17 July (OSCE) 07/18/2014
  • Downed Malaysian plane: War has gone beyond Ukraine (euractiv) 07/18/2014
  • Malaysian Plane Shoot Down Shows How Far and How Fast Putin has Fallen, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine isnt Fighting with Russia but with Putins Lubyanka Republic, Moscow Historian Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/18/2014
  • West Wont Provide Real Help to Ukraine Barring a Full-Scale War, Illarionov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/18/2014
  • Russian LifeNews inadvertently told the truth about downed Malaysian airline (KHPG) 07/18/2014
  • Australian PM Angry At Russia's 'Unsatisfactory' Response To Plane Crash (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Press statement by the Trilateral Contact Group [representatives of Ukraine, the Russian Federation and the OSCE] (OSCE) 07/18/2014
  • After tragic crash of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine, CiO offers condolences and OSCE support (OSCE) 07/18/2014
  • World Leaders Match Anger With Calls for Inquiry Into Ukraine Plane Crash (The New York Times) 07/18/2014
  • Russia Denies Role in Downing of Airliner (The New York Times) 07/18/2014
  • Russia's Putin Calls for a Ceasefire by Opposing Sides in East Ukraine (The New York Times/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • 181 Bodies Found at Malaysia Crash Site in Ukraine (The New York Times/AP) 07/18/2014
  • Ukraine's Emergency Services Find Two Black Boxes at Crash Site: Interfax (The New York Times/Reuters) 07/18/2014
  • Russia Bans Fruit Imports From Moldova (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Second Black Box Found At Crash Site In Eastern Ukraine (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • Fact Box: What Early Evidence Says About MH17 [What kind of missile was it, where did it come from, and who could have fired it?] (RFE/RL) 07/18/2014
  • OSCE PA President deplores downing of Malaysian Airlines flight (OSCEPA) 07/18/2014
  • TODAY at the UN: 9:45 AM ET Security Council media stakeouts (Ukraine); 10 am- 1pm ET Security Council: 7219th meeting - Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2014/136) (United Nations) 07/18/2014

  • Putin Blames Ukraine for Putting Itself in a Situation Where People Want to Shoot Planes (Slate.com) 07/17/2014
  • Moldova: Under the influence. With the conflict between Russia and Ukraine getting bloodier, fears are increasing that Moldova could be next. (Al Jazeera) 07/17/2014
  • After the Crash (The New Yorker) 07/17/2014
  • With Leaked Calls, Ukrainian Government Accuses Rebels Of Involvement In Crash (RFE/RL) 07/17/2014
  • Latest Updates: Malaysia Airlines Plane 'Blown Out of the Sky' (Mashable) 07/17/2014
  • Russian Roulette (Dispatch 58). VICE News interviews American Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt (VIDEO) (VICE News) 07/17/2014
  • Malaysian Passenger Jet Shot Down Over Eastern Ukraine (VICE News) 07/17/2014
  • War Comes to Ukraine. The Consequences of the Crash in Donetsk. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 07/17/2014
  • Malaysia Airlines Crash: Pro-Russian Terrorists Caught Red-Handed (UAcrisis.org) 07/17/2014
  • Pentagon Official: Russians Likely Responsible For Shooting Down Malaysia Plane (Daily Caller) 07/17/2014
  • Statement by the Press Secretary on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (Whitehouse.gov) 07/17/2014
  • President Obama Responds to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (Whitehouse.gov) 07/17/2014
  • Readout of the Presidents Call with President Poroshenko of Ukraine (Whitehouse.gov) 07/17/2014
  • John McCain: Profound Repercussions If Russia Involved In Plane Crash (Buzzfeed) 07/17/2014
  • Plane crash of Boeing-777: Bodies of perished people are scattered in 4 km away, DPR does not let rescuers pass (UNIAN) 07/17/2014
  • AP source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • What is known about plane crash in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • AP Interview: Ukraine blames Russia for crash [Yuriy Sergeyev] (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Global investigation sought in Ukraine plane crash (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • US intel says Malaysian plane shot down by missile (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Putin's statement on Ukraine plane crash: 'the state over whose territory this occurred bears responsibility for this awful tragedy' (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Russian-made Buk missile suspected in Malaysia plane disaster (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Britain asks for emergency UN meeting on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Pro-Russia rebels may call cease-fire after crash (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Obama, Putin discuss Malaysia plane incident (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Obama: Downed jet in Ukraine a 'terrible tragedy' (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • US pilots previously told not to fly over Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine pro-Russia rebels say they didn't shoot down airliner, blame Ukrainian armed forces (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine: We did not shoot at any plane. Ukraine's president say his nation did not shoot at any airborne targets (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • White House warns against removal of plane evidence (Yahoo/AFP) 07/17/2014
  • Obama calls leaders of Ukraine, Malaysia about downed plane (Yahoo/AFP) 07/17/2014
  • Second Malaysian plane's 'black box' found in Ukraine: Reuters witness (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • U.N. Security Council to meet on Friday on Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Obama urges unimpeded investigation of downed plane in call with Dutch PM (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine accuses Russian officers over Malaysian airliner (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Obama, Poroshenko stress evidence from plane crash must stay in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Obama calls Kerry, national security team about Malaysian plane (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine leader says 'terrorist' attack on airliner is challenge to whole world (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Russia asks to help at Ukraine plane crash site (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Putin blames airplane tragedy on Kiev's renewal of military campaign (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Obama warns Putin of more sanctions over Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Web evidence points to pro-Russia rebels in downing of MH17 (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine Says Russian Plane Shot Down Its Fighter Jet (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • U.S. Urges 'Immediate' Cease-Fire To Allow Crash Probe (RFE/RL) 07/17/2014
  • UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CONDEMNS DOWNING OF MALAYSIAN PLANE OVER UKRAINE (UCC.ca) 07/17/2014
  • Editorial: Vladimir Putin Can Stop This War. Downing of Malaysia Jet Is a Call to End Ukraine Conflict (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Jetliner Explodes Over Ukraine; Struck by Missile, Officials Say (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Air Disaster Strains Moscows Competing Strategy on Ukrainian Rebels (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Russian Reliance on Chinese Loans May Blunt the Impact of U.S. Sanctions (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Fallen Bodies, Jet Parts and a Childs Pink Book. Malaysia Airlines Plane Leaves Trail of Debris (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Tragedy on Top of Crisis May Strengthen Stand Against Russia in U.S. and Europe (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Germany: American Spy Chief Leaves (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine Separatist Social Media Site Claims Plane Downing (RFE/RL) 07/17/2014
  • Donetsk Separatists Dig In For Street Fighting (RFE/RL) 07/17/2014
  • If Past Is Prologue, EU Needs To Up Its Game With Russia (RFE/RL) 07/17/2014
  • U.S. Vice President Says Malaysian Plane 'Apparently Shot Down' (RFE/RL) 07/17/2014
  • With Leaked Calls, Ukrainian Government Accuses Rebels Of Involvement In Crash (RFE/RL) 07/17/2014
  • U.S. Officials Say They Suspect SA-11 or SA-20 Missiles Brought Down Malaysia Jet (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Airline Will Not Escape Liability if Act of War Caused Crash (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Earlier Downing of Transport Plane Over Ukraine Foreshadowed Tragedy (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Putin Criticizes U.S. Over New Sanctions (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Ukrainian, Russian clubs to be kept apart by UEFA [because of the continuing unrest between the neighboring countries] (Decatur Daily/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Latest news from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 16 July (OSCE) 07/17/2014
  • NATO Secretary General statement on the crash of Malaysia Airlines aircraft: 'I am profoundly shocked and saddened by the crash of a Malaysia Airlines passenger aircraft in Ukraine today, with the loss of many lives.' (NATO) 07/17/2014
  • Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General on Syria, Gaza and the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight in Ukraine (VIDEO) (United Nations) 07/17/2014
  • Press conference by Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, briefing on the current political and security situation in Ukraine (VIDEO) (United Nations) 07/17/2014
  • Secretary of State John Kerry: Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine (State.gov) 07/17/2014
  • Malaysian passenger plane crashes in Ukraine near Russian border: Ifax (Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Op-ed: New Russia sanctions are hollow as the old. By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg) 07/17/2014
  • 56 years, 89 titles and a single story about Ukraine (VIDEO by Andriy Pryymachenko; 33:43 min) (Vimeo) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine Liveblog Day 150: Ukrainian Troops Describe Grad Rocket Attack From Russia (Interpreter) 07/17/2014
  • Putin Criticizes U.S. Over New Sanctions (The New York Times) 07/17/2014
  • Opinion: BRICS bank is misleading packaging (Deutsche Welle) 07/17/2014
  • Ukrainians see Merkel as soft on Russia (Deutsche Welle) 07/17/2014
  • Kyiv says Russian jet shoots down Ukrainian fighter (Deutsche Welle) 07/17/2014
  • Russia condemns 'evil' new US sanctions (Al Jazeera) 07/17/2014
  • Russia 'shoots down Ukraine attack jet'. Ukrainian officials say SU-25 jet shot down by missile fired from Russian jet in country's east (Al Jazeera) 07/17/2014
  • Terrorist Bezler plans to commit attempt on Avakovs lifecounselor (UNIAN) 07/17/2014
  • Luhansk city council asks residents not to leave their houses and not to come up to windows (UNIAN) 07/17/2014
  • More than 43 thousand people move from ATO area SES (UNIAN) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine: Russian military shot down Ukraine fighter jet (USA Today) 07/17/2014
  • Putin: Washington Is Bullying (The Daily Beast) 07/17/2014
  • New sanctions hit Russian assets, spook world shares (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • COLUMN-U.S. over-reaches with sanctions on Russian energy firms: Kemp (Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Russia's Novatek says major projects to go ahead despite sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Moscow-based European business lobby says sanctions will hit growth (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine prime minister says Russia unable to split EU, U.S. (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • PM hints at more Russian defense spending after sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Russia says EU blackmailed by Washington into tougher sanctions (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • BP says new sanctions on Russia appear to target access to markets (Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Public relations contest around European South Stream pipeline projects heats up (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Rosneft oil trading unaffected by U.S. sanctions - traders (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Morgan Stanley expects Rosneft deal to pass despite sanctions-CFO (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Russia condemns 'primitive' U.S. sanctions over Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Russia says gas talks with EU over Ukraine delayed for next week (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine: Air Force jet downed by Russian missile (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Russian jet shoots down Ukrainian warplane over Ukraine: Kiev military (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Putin: US sanctions hurt bilateral ties, US firms (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Russia dismisses US sanctions as 'bullying' (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • For US and Europe, divisions over Russia penalties (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine hails sanctions as Russian stocks plunge (Yahoo/AFP) 07/17/2014
  • European markets fall on fresh Ukraine worries (Yahoo/AFP) 07/17/2014
  • Kiev says Russian jet shoots down Ukrainian plane (Yahoo/AFP) 07/17/2014
  • Obama: keep calm amid global turmoil (Yahoo/AFP) 07/17/2014
  • Japan wary as US, Europe up sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/17/2014
  • TODAY at the UN: 10:30 AM ET Live press conference by Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, who will brief on the current political and security situation in Ukraine (United Nations) 07/17/2014
  • EU targets Russian oligarchs, as US hits banks and oil firms (EUobserver.com) 07/17/2014
  • Obama Expands Sanctions Against Russia Over Action In Ukraine. The president said the sanctions are significant but they are also targeted and are designed to send a message to Russian leaders. (Buzzfeed) 07/17/2014
  • Op-ed: US delivers 'seismic hit' to Russia with new sanctions. By Timothy Ash (Kyiv Post) 07/17/2014
  • Obama cites Russia's support for separatists, violations of Ukraine's sovereignty in new sanctions push (VIDEO) (Kyiv Post) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine Ramps Up Pressure Over 'Kidnapped' Female Pilot in Russia [Nadiya Savchenko] (The Moscow Times) 07/17/2014
  • Putin Denies Russia Reopening Cold War Spy Base in Cuba (The Moscow Times) 07/17/2014
  • Medvedev Says Evil Sanctions Could Lead to Defense Spending Hike (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Germany's Daimler Backs Out of KamAZ Stake Increase (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Russia Calls U.S. Sanctions Over Ukraine 'Primitive' Revenge (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/17/2014
  • Obama Just Hit Russia With New Sanctions. Here's What It Means. By Julia Ioffe (New Republic) 07/17/2014
  • Ukraine's Battle Scars Feed Mistrust as Unity Eludes East (Bloomberg) 07/17/2014
  • EU to target Russian firms with sanctions, block loans (euractiv) 07/17/2014
  • Provallia in flames, details on Russian rocket strike (+VIDEO) (Euromaidan Press) 07/17/2014
  • Dmitry Tymchuks Military Blog: Summary July 16, 2014 (Euromaidan Press) 07/17/2014
  • Ukrainian Events Have Deeply Split Russian Nationalists (Window on Eurasia) 07/17/2014
  • Ukrainian Events Providing Cover for Moscow to Take Unpopular Measures at Home, Polukhin Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/17/2014
  • ECHR [European Court of Human Rights] orders release from custody of Mustafa Dzhemilievs son (KHPG) 07/17/2014
  • Nadya Savchenko confirms she was taken to Russia by force (updated) (KHPG) 07/17/2014
  • European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg could take years to reach judgement on annexation of the Crimea (KHPG) 07/17/2014

  • Russian Roulette (Dispatch 56) VICE News goes hunting for separatists with a Ukrainian politician (VIDEO) (VICE News) 07/16/2014
  • Expect loopholes on Russia sanctions analyst Volodymyr Horbach (Euromaidan Press) 07/16/2014
  • U.S. sanctions will take Russia relations to a dead end: Putin (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/16/2014
  • Putin says sanctions inflict 'serious damage' to US-Russia ties (Yahoo/AFP) 07/16/2014
  • Putin says US sanctions stalemate bilateral ties (Yahoo/AP) 07/16/2014
  • US, EU stiffen sanctions against Russia over Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/16/2014
  • Next stop Russia for those fleeing rebel-held Donetsk (Yahoo/AFP) 07/16/2014
  • Urban warfare feared in Ukraine fighting (Yahoo/AP) 07/16/2014
  • Pentagon: More Russian troops on Ukraine border (Yahoo/AP) 07/16/2014
  • Negotiator says hundreds of hostages held by separatists in eastern Ukraine (Kyiv Post) 07/16/2014
  • Donetsk People's Republic imposes martial law, cuts off Ukrainian TV channels (Kyiv Post) 07/16/2014
  • Russias accusations - setting the record straight (NATO) 07/16/2014
  • FACTSHEET: Russias accusations - setting the record straight (PDF) (NATO) 07/16/2014
  • For Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, a jailing with no light in sight (Los Angeles Times) 07/16/2014
  • Can Ukraine's Billionaires Save the Country? (Forbes) 07/16/2014
  • Militants in Donetsk region tortured to death two deacons and two laymen of the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith (RISU) 07/16/2014
  • UOC-KP to provide humanitarian aid to Donbass residents (RISU) 07/16/2014
  • Fundraising for the Ukrainian Army (Ukrainian Week) 07/16/2014
  • Dmytro Tymchuk: Terrorists shelling Ukrainian military from Russian border again (Ukrainian Week) 07/16/2014
  • National Guard: Terrorists attack Ukrainian military in Donetsk Oblast in tanks (Ukrainian Week) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine and Poland discuss creation of a regional military force: Polish-Lithuanian-Ukrainian military brigade UkrPolLytBryh (Euromaidan Press) 07/16/2014
  • Rockets fired from Russia into Ukraine (Euromaidan Press) 07/16/2014
  • Putin ordered destruction of Ukraines economy MIA (Euromaidan Press) 07/16/2014
  • Putin is Last Soldier of a Dying Empire, Pastukhov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/16/2014
  • Ukrainian Refugees Unwelcome in [Russia's] Tatarstan, Pro-Kremlin Analyst Says (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/16/2014
  • Russian Cossacks Distribute Aid in Rostov Oblast, Russia (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/16/2014
  • U.S. Announces More Sanctions on Russia (Mashable) 07/16/2014
  • The President Makes a Statement on Foreign Policy (VIDEO) (Whitehouse.gov) 07/16/2014
  • President Obama Delivers A Statement On Ukraine. Address from the White House after the U.S. escalated sanctions against Russia Wednesday over the crisis in Ukraine [Ukraine statement begins 4:25] (+VIDEO) (Buzzfeed) 07/16/2014
  • Raising Stakes on Russia, U.S. Adds Sanctions (The New York Times) 07/16/2014
  • Russia Plans to Reopen Post in Cuba for Spying (The New York Times) 07/16/2014
  • Ukrainian Poet from New York Vasyl Makhno Visits Israel (UJE) 07/16/2014
  • Der Westen muss die Ukraine retten [German] (Zeit) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine Liveblog Day 149: Russian Tanks and Artillery Reach Donetsk (Interpreter) 07/16/2014
  • Russia Is Firing Missiles at Ukraine. As the U.S. slaps additional sanctions on Moscow and Donetsk separatists, new evidence emerges that short-range rockets are being launched from Russia into Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 07/16/2014
  • Op-ed: The Vicious Art of Swapping Words for Deeds, or Who Will Hold Mr. Putin Accountable? By Olga Bielkova [Ukraine MP] (Huffington Post) 07/16/2014
  • Obama Widens Sanctions Against Russia in Ukraine Face-Off (The New York Times) 07/16/2014
  • Whats Rong with Wrussia? By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 07/16/2014
  • ATO Map: how the situation in Eastern Ukraine changed over two months (Euromaidan Press) 07/16/2014
  • EU weighs Russia sanctions as Ukraine toll soars (Yahoo/AFP) 07/16/2014
  • U.S. preparing unilateral sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine rebels reclaim village on Russian border [Marinivka] (Yahoo/AP) 07/16/2014
  • More Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting rages in east, peace move flops (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/16/2014
  • Russia 'agrees to reopen Cuba spy base' (Yahoo/AFP) 07/16/2014
  • Vitalii Sediuk apologises for Hollywood pranks (Bang Showbiz) 07/16/2014
  • Op-ed: Ukraine offers good news (The Spokesman Review) 07/16/2014
  • Ukrainian former addict wants to help others get clean (The Tennessean) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine to Raise Key Interest Rate to Highest in 13 Years (Bloomberg) 07/16/2014
  • Draft Statement Says EU Will Work To Block New Loans To Russia (RFE/RL) 07/16/2014
  • Kiev residents offer condolences to Moscow subway victims (GlobalPost/Xinhua) 07/16/2014
  • Okean Elzy performing at Webster Hall in New York City, October 17 2014 (website) 07/16/2014
  • Fighters start all-out assault on forces of National Guard near Marinovka, combat continues (UNIAN) 07/16/2014
  • Ukrainian military aviation renews flights in area of ATO NSDC (UNIAN) 07/16/2014
  • Polish Catholic priest seized by Kremlin-backed militants (KHPG) 07/16/2014
  • Russian lies about Slovyansk church members murdered by militants (KHPG) 07/16/2014
  • Russia Todays Genocide in Eastern Ukraine: Sick, distorted and deleted (KHPG) 07/16/2014
  • Russians and Ukrainians Becoming Like Serbs and Croatians, Solovey Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/16/2014
  • West Must Adopt a Serious Non-Recognition Policy on Crimea, Mejlis Leader Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine submits evidence of Russian covert action (Euractiv) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine makes fresh charges against Russia as EU leaders meet (Euractiv) 07/16/2014
  • Heartbreak in Donetsk as thousands of pro-Russians kiss goodbye to loved ones and flee eastern Ukraine amid fears of renewed government air strikes (Daily Mail) 07/16/2014
  • OSCE calls out Ukraine rebels for lack of engagement in peace process (Deutsche Welle) 07/16/2014
  • Donetsk separatists impose martial law, night curfew (Kyiv Post/Interfax-Russia) 07/16/2014
  • Ukrainian Defense Ministry: Ukraine gets 2,000 high-quality bulletproof vests from US (Kyiv Post/Interfax-Russia) 07/16/2014
  • Blog: Whats News in Washington: Boehner Moves Ahead With Plan to Sue Obama (The New York Times) 07/16/2014
  • Russian stocks take hit on sanctions fear; emerging stocks near 16-month highs (Business Recorder) 07/16/2014
  • From foes to brothers in arms: Ukraine police and protesters unite (Los Angeles Times) 07/16/2014
  • Germany says Russia failing to meet Ukraine commitments (BBC) 07/16/2014
  • Merkel, Hollande networking sites hit by 'Ukraine abuse' (BBC) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine leader urges EU to take tough action against Russia (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine central bank to raise key rate sharply to 12.5 percent (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/16/2014
  • Berlin says Russia failing to meet peace commitments in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/16/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 15 July (OSCE) 07/16/2014
  • COLUMN-The Big One: Russia's Bazhenov shale: Kemp (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/16/2014
  • EU wants to block new loans to Russia through EIB, EBRD: draft (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/16/2014
  • EU to discuss new Russia sanctions, Ukraine warns of invasion (Yahoo/AFP) 07/16/2014
  • Ukraine slates Merkel for cosying up to Putin at World Cup as bitter virals compare her to Hitlers right hand man von Ribbentrop (Daily Mail) 07/16/2014

  • The Sources of Putin's Conduct. The only way to contain Moscow is to understand that theres still a Cold Warrior in the Kremlin (Foreign Policy) 07/15/2014
  • Ruslana performs at Soyuzivka, greets audience, July 13, 2014 (VIDEO by Damian Kolodiy) (YouTube) 07/15/2014
  • Is Ukraine on the brink of economic disaster? (Fox) 07/15/2014
  • Ukrainian Jewish governor vows to return mosque to Muslim community (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) 07/15/2014
  • Russia, Ukraine Beef Up Accusations (Wall Street Journal) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine Bond Drops Most in Month as Plane Downing Boosts Tension (Bloomberg) 07/15/2014
  • BRICS Neutrality on Ukraine a Diplomatic Win for Putin (Voice of America/Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Retaking Ukraines east will not be easy (Los Angeles Daily News/GlobalPost) 07/15/2014
  • Biden to Ukraine: US, Europe weighing Russia costs (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Obama seeks to ease Germany's concerns on spying (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Obama, Germany's Merkel speak amid spying flap (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Airstrike in eastern Ukraine kills 11 civilians (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Global turbulence tests US alliances (Yahoo/AFP) 07/15/2014
  • Circassians Portray Russians as Occupiers; Russian Bloggers Complain (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/15/2014
  • Russian Secessionists Ready for State-Building In Ukraines Donetsk City (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/15/2014
  • A Bomb Seemingly Misses Its Mark in Ukraine, and 11 More Civilians Die [Snizhne] (VICE News) 07/15/2014
  • Whisked Away for Tea With a Rebel in Ukraine (The New York Times) 07/15/2014
  • Border Tensions Rise Between Ukraine and Russia (The New York Times) 07/15/2014
  • Readout of the Presidents Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany (Whitehouse.gov) 07/15/2014
  • Readout of the Vice President's Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (Whitehouse.gov) 07/15/2014
  • Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 7/15/2014 (Whitehouse.gov) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine warns of Russian invasion, sets truce talks (Yahoo/AFP) 07/15/2014
  • U.S. Says Russia Is Stoking Ukraine Conflict Before Talks (Bloomberg) 07/15/2014
  • Theres No Evidence the Ukrainian Army Crucified a Child in Slovyansk (Daily Beast) 07/15/2014
  • Putin Wants Measures to Protect BRICS Nations From U.S. Sanctions (The Moscow Times) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine Takes Revenge on Belarus With Import Tax (The Moscow Times) 07/15/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 14 July (OSCE) 07/15/2014
  • Press statement by the Trilateral Contact Group: 'lack of willingness on the side of the separatists to engage in substantive talks on a mutually agreed cease-fire' (OSCE) 07/15/2014
  • Recommendations from final report on presidential election in Ukraine focus of discussions at OSCE / ODIHR event in Kyiv (OSCE) 07/15/2014
  • BEST NEIGHBORHOOD ART MUSEUM IN CHIGAGO: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (Chicago Magazine) 07/15/2014
  • Savchenko 'Not Complaining' About Detention -- But Nearly Everyone Else Is (RFE/RL) 07/15/2014
  • Sikorski to visit Ukraine today and to meet with Poroshenko (UNIAN) 07/15/2014
  • Ukrainian military transport plane shot down (Al Jazeera) 07/15/2014
  • U.S. Says Moscow Giving Ukraine Rebels Weapons (RFE/RL) 07/15/2014
  • The Washington Post Declares War on Russia (National Interest) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine airstrike kills at least 9 civilians, rescue workers say (Fox/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Going in circles? The White House on when well actually get tougher with Putin over Ukraine... (New York Daily News) 07/15/2014
  • Rescue workers: Ukraine airstrike kills civilians [Government officials denied the Tuesday strike was carried out by Ukraine's air force.] (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Skater Oksana Baiul ordered to pay NY legal fees. NY judge orders Skater Oksana Baiul to pay legal fees for dismissed lawsuit against NBC (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine orphans become pawns in civil conflict (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • Russia invites diplomats to inspect shelling site (Yahoo/AP) 07/15/2014
  • BRICS to create development bank, 'mini-IMF' (Yahoo/AFP) 07/15/2014
  • BRICS to launch World Bank and IMF rivals. Russia and Brazil throw weight behind proposal to rival Western-run institutions, a day before summit in Fortaleza (Al Jazeera) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine sees Russian role in air strike on town (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Russia's Putin sees 'serious tests' in ties with EU (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Russia demands United States releases accused hacker immediately (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Russia asks envoys to visit town it says was hit by Ukraine shelling (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Russian participants urged to quit UK air show (Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine says Russian army officers fighting alongside rebels (Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Russian military officers are taking part in Ukraine combat-Poroshenko (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine prepares for disappointment ahead of EU talks on Russia sanctions (Kyiv Post) 07/15/2014
  • Ukrainian artist raises money for wounded soldiers through art auctions (Kyiv Post) 07/15/2014
  • Ukraine Fires Hundreds of Police Who 'Sided' With Pro-Russian Rebels (The Moscow Times) 07/15/2014
  • Jet bombs rebel-held town of Snizhne (BBC) 07/15/2014
  • Ukrainian ambassador: French Mistral contract violates EU rules (euraciv) 07/15/2014
  • U.S. Pressing EU Envoys for Added Russia Sanctions (Bloomberg) 07/15/2014
  • Bloomberg: US ready to impose tougher sanctions on Russia unilaterally (Ukrainian Week) 07/15/2014
  • RT goes beyond the pale [Russia Today is anti-Western and anti-Ukrainian] (Euromaidan Press) 07/15/2014
  • Putins Failure in Ukraine Will Cost Him His High Ratings and Force Him to Change His Image, Gudkov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/15/2014
  • 500 Donetsk-Type Militants Could End Latvias Existence as Unified State, Moscow Expert Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/15/2014
  • Putins Conservatism is Totalitarian Not Conservative, Russian Legal Specialist Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/15/2014
  • A Shared EURussian Fiction (KHPG) 07/15/2014
  • New attempts to forcibly take orphans to Russia (KHPG) 07/15/2014
  • Greek Catholic Priest taken hostage by militants freed [Father Tikhon] (KHPG) 07/15/2014
  • Russian aviation attacks Snezhnoe in Donetsk Oblast Tymchuk (UNIAN) 07/15/2014
  • Opinion: A chance for diplomacy in Ukraine crisis (Deutsche Welle) 07/15/2014
  • War of words over Ukraine/Russian border incident (VIDEO) (Deutsche Welle) 07/15/2014

  • Crisis response: OSCE Monitors in Ukraine (VIDEO) (OSCE) 07/14/2014
  • Russia's Centuries-Long Modernization Project Has Come to an End. The Crimea campaign is an attempt by to find a new purpose for the state (New Republic) 07/14/2014
  • Russia: Last WW2 German Prisoner Finally Released from Gulag ['Russian authorities had detained illegally a German Citizen for 70 years, who was only 14 years old at the time of his imprisonment] (World News Daily) 07/14/2014
  • Podcast: Slobodan's Ghost [There's a specter haunting Vladimir Putin -- the specter of Slobodan Milosevic] (RFE/RL) 07/14/2014
  • Russia Struggling to Pay for Kerch Bridge to Crimea (The Moscow Times) 07/14/2014
  • Podcast: Russia's Annexation Of Crimea Worries Baltic Nation Of Latvia (NPR) 07/14/2014
  • Ukrainian Air Force has not used aircraft in antiterrorist operation area since July 14 (Kyiv Post/Interfax-Russia) 07/14/2014
  • Fact Sheet: Russia's Continuing Support for Armed Separatists in Ukraine and Ukraine's Efforts Toward Peace, Unity, and Stability (State.gov) 07/14/2014
  • Swiss Chairperson-in-Office discusses next steps with Foreign Ministers of Ukraine and the Russian Federation (OSCE) 07/14/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks at the Tri-Mission Vienna Meeting With Staff and Families (State.gov) 07/14/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 13 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/14/2014
  • BRICS neutrality on Ukraine a diplomatic win for Putin (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Kiev says military plane downed by shots 'likely' from Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/14/2014
  • After the Wests Retreat on Sanctions: Putin, Tanks & Missiles Escalate the War on Ukraine. Kyiv Government and Local Residents Report New Tanks From Russia Entering the Fight (Atlantic Council) 07/14/2014
  • Russia agreed to organize a meeting between the consul and pilot Savchenko (Kyiv Post) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine: Military plane shot down by rocket (Yahoo/AP) 07/14/2014
  • Opinion: Ukraines success threatens Russian idea of exclusivity (Lithuania Tribune) 07/14/2014
  • Russia's Putin, Germany's Merkel want 'direct talks' between Kiev and separatists (Straits Times/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Blatter casts doubt on Russia 2018 plans (Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Worldview: In Ukraine, some good news on foreign policy (Philadel[phia Inquirer) 07/14/2014
  • As Ukrainian Forces Advance, Putin Plays Double Game (Voice of America/Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine needs to import 7.23 Bcm of gas August 2014-March 2015: government (Platts) 07/14/2014
  • Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia to invite families persecuted for faith to 2015 gathering (Catholic Philly) 07/14/2014
  • UK foreign minister William Hague stepping down (Yahoo/AP) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine: Military plane shot down by rocket (Yahoo/AP) 07/14/2014
  • Brazil, Russia leaders back creation of BRICS bank [Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff] (Yahoo/AP) 07/14/2014
  • William Hague signals end to rollercoaster political life (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine says military plane 'likely' shot down from Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Ukrainian Military Plane Is Shot Down as Russia Adds to Presence at Border (The New York Times) 07/14/2014
  • Downed Planes and Burnt Corpses in Eastern Ukraine (VICE News) 07/14/2014
  • Pro-Russia Forces in Ukraine Digging in the City of Donetsk (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/14/2014
  • Ukrainian Lawmaker Publishes Proposal to Recognize Circassian Genocide [Oleh Lyashko] (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/14/2014
  • Putin Tours Latin America, but His Fate Is Decided in Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/14/2014
  • Svyatogorsk Lavra representative assures they are not harboring militants (RISU) 07/14/2014
  • Kremlin dismisses direct strikes against Ukraine, but debate still rages in Russia (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 07/14/2014
  • NATO estimates Russia has 10,000-12,000 troops near Ukraine border (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Building Up Forces On Border (RFE/RL) 07/14/2014
  • Russian military officers are taking part in Ukraine combat-Poroshenko (Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine's president says Russian officers fight alongside rebels (Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Russian TV sparks outrage with Ukraine child 'crucifixion' claim (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Kiev claims gains as Russia weighs response to border incident (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Russia deputy PM tells Farnborough staff to 'go home' over snub (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Moscow 'considering targeted strikes' on Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine crisis poisons Catholic-Orthodox relations (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine clashes kill 15 civilians, Putin talks nixed (Yahoo/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine Could Recover Crimea Only If Russia Were Seriously Weakened, Moscow Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/14/2014
  • Crew of shot down AN-26 plane establishes communication. Plane shot down by rocket, probably, from territory of RF (UNIAN) 07/14/2014
  • Residents and rebels caught in Donetsk attack (Deutsche Welle) 07/14/2014
  • Poroshenko to show new proof of Russian military involvement on July 14 (Kyiv Post) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine situation 'deteriorating', Merkel, Putin agree (Zee News/AFP) 07/14/2014
  • The National Wounds the Mistrals Deal Obscures. By William Risch (Blog) 07/14/2014
  • Britain and US in Ukraine peace bid (Dunstable Today) 07/14/2014
  • For Ukrainians on Holiday, the Carpathians Are the New Crimea (Daily Beast) 07/14/2014
  • Final Report on presidential election, status of electoral reform in Ukraine focus of OSCE/ODIHR event in Kyiv tomorrow (OSCE) 07/14/2014
  • New low in Russias propaganda war (KHPG) 07/14/2014
  • Crimean authorities get green light for forceful purchase of private property (KHPG) 07/14/2014
  • Ihor Indylo could not have died from a fall (KHPG) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine forces break rebel airport blockade (Al Jazeera) 07/14/2014
  • Russia: 1 killed near Ukraine border by shell fire (Yahoo/AP) 07/14/2014
  • Fierce fighting near rebel-held city in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/14/2014
  • More Ukrainian Refugees Arrive to Russia (The Moscow Times) 07/14/2014
  • Putin and Merkel Renew Calls for Cease-Fire in Ukraine (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Editor of Russian-Language Newspaper Tortured and Killed in Eastern Ukraine [Sergei Dolgov, an editor at newspapers Hochu v SSSR, or 'I want to be in the USSR,' and Vestnik Priazovya, or 'The Azov Region Courier'] (The Moscow Times) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine Accuses Russia of Building Up Forces on Border (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine forces end rebel airport blockade (Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Insight - Putin's goal is to showcase Russia at 2018 World Cup (Reuters) 07/14/2014
  • Ukraine says contact lost with military transport plane over rebel area (Reuters) 07/14/2014

  • Poroshenko calls for EU response to Russian aggression (Euromaidan Press) 07/13/2014
  • Interview: I Was A Separatist Fighter In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 07/13/2014
  • Obama, Cameron discuss foreign policy hot spots (Yahoo/AP) 07/13/2014
  • Ukrainian Chess Champion Joins Team Russia [Kateryna Lagno] (The Moscow Times) 07/13/2014
  • Putin a 'Ray of Light' on Latin America Tour (The Moscow Times) 07/13/2014
  • Fighting flares near city of Luhansk (BBC) 07/13/2014
  • Russia in the raw: Corruption, booze and bathhouses (Toronto Star) 07/13/2014
  • Ukrainian Forces Close In on Rebel-Held Luhansk (The New York Times) 07/13/2014
  • Tymchuk: Russian Forces Coming to Ukraine July 15 (Translation from Ukrainska Pravda by William Risch, Georgia College) (website) 07/13/2014
  • Swedish FM Carl Bildt: POTUS handle on Ukraine crisis 'better than he's given credit for' (CNN) 07/13/2014
  • The Immigrant Threat Theme Returns to Russian Media (Window on Eurasia) 07/13/2014
  • National Defence and Security Council: A grouping of Russian military detected near Russia-Ukraine border in Luhansk Oblast (Ukrainian Week) 07/13/2014
  • Biden offers condolences over Ukraine deaths (Yahoo/AP) 07/13/2014
  • Russia warns Ukraine of 'irreversible' consequences after shelling (Reuters) 07/13/2014
  • Ukraine president will not attend World Cup final (Reuters) 07/13/2014
  • Russia warns Ukraine after shell crosses border (Reuters) 07/13/2014
  • For a Weekend, Ukraine Rebels Make Love, Not War (The New York Times) 07/13/2014
  • Ukraine govt denies president will be at Cup final [BRAMA: Poroshenko did not attend the World Cup games; but Putin and Merkel did.] (Yahoo/AP) 07/13/2014
  • Soccer diplomacy? Putin, Poroshenko at WCup final [BRAMA: This is DISINFORMATION. Poroshenko did not attend the World Cup games; but Putin and Merkel did.] (Yahoo/AP) 07/13/2014
  • Civilians caught in the crossfire as rockets rain down on separatist-held cities (Kyiv Post) 07/13/2014

  • Why Are the Russian People Silent? [Valeriya Novodovorskaya] (Interpreter Magazine) 07/12/2014
  • Moscow Tops List of Regimes Damaging Religious Property (Window on Eurasia) 07/12/2014
  • Conflict in Ukraine: The siege (The Economist) 07/12/2014
  • A list of Canada's sanctions against Russia and Ukraine (CTV) 07/12/2014
  • Biden tells Ukraine's Poroshenko US will press Russia over rebels (Guardian) 07/12/2014
  • Russian minister: 2018 cup unaffected by Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • Putin in Argentina, building Russian ties (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • 4 civilians killed in artillery fire in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • Civilians Pay a Price for Gains of Ukraine Forces (The New York Times) 07/12/2014
  • Behind German Spy Cases, Twists Worthy of Films (The New York Times) 07/12/2014
  • EU names latest Ukraine sanctions targets (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • Putin kicks off Latin America tour with Cuba stop (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • Indicted Russian's family say he's innocent (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • Canada imposes further sanctions against Ukraine [BRAMA: against members of pro-Russian separatist groups, that is] (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • Eastern Ukrainians flee as army suffers losses (Yahoo/AP) 07/12/2014
  • EU names rebel leaders in Ukraine hit with sanctions (Reuters) 07/12/2014
  • Britain snubs Russian airshow officials in protest over Ukraine (Reuters) 07/12/2014
  • Ukraine jets pound rebels after deadly missile attack (Reuters) 07/12/2014
  • Biden calls Ukraine leader, offers condolences (Yahoo/AFP) 07/12/2014
  • Ever More Extreme Nationalists and Fascists Emerging in Russia (Window on Eurasia) 07/12/2014
  • Putin Jokes Moving from Internet to Back the Streets, Expert Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/12/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 11 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/12/2014
  • Ukraine Fighting Continues as Donetsk Apartments Hit (Bloomberg) 07/12/2014
  • Ukraine faces constant political tension as conflict intensifies. After a recent lull, the conflict in eastern Ukraine once again is intensifying. Ukrainian government troops are now massing near Donetsk, a city of approximately one million people, for a likely ground offensive against pro-Russian separatists. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins Hari Sreenivasan from D.C. (+VIDEO) (PBS NewsHour) 07/12/2014
  • Jewish Ukrainian Volunteer Battalion Matilan (Voices of Ukraine) 07/12/2014

  • The dissolution of the Soviet Union. Ukraines role and how Mikhail Gorbachev, George HW Bush and Boris Yeltsin were resistant to the break-up. The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union by Serhii Plokhy; book review by John Lloyd (Financial Times) 07/11/2014
  • The 'Well-Known Art Gallery' In Prague Being Hailed By Russian State TV is actually in the 'nondescript fifth-floor hallway in the building housing the Czech communist party'. (RFE/RL) 07/11/2014
  • Opera Lauding Crimea Annexation Makes A Splash In Petersburg (RFE/RL) 07/11/2014
  • As EU Decides Russia Sanctions July 16, Will the US Have to Lead on Its Own? (Atlantic Council) 07/11/2014
  • Amnesty details widespread kidnapping and torture in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • Putin condemns 'hypocrisy' of Western cyber-espionage (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • Russia Threatens Nuclear Strikes Over Crimea (The Diplomat) 07/11/2014
  • Ukrainians gain ground, take casualties (Ukrainian Journal) 07/11/2014
  • Pro-Russian separatist leader makes rare public appearance in Donetsk (Ukrainian Journal) 07/11/2014
  • Yatseniuk: Ukraine plans to triple food output within 10 years (Ukrainian Journal) 07/11/2014
  • Ex-US envoy calls for sanctions against Russian banks, energy sector (Ukrainian Journal) 07/11/2014
  • Documents Show Rebel Justice In East Ukraine Was Bureaucratic, Swift, And Merciless (Buzzfeed) 07/11/2014
  • In Ukraine, A Battle of Words and Images (TIME) 07/11/2014
  • How did a female Ukrainian pilot end up in a Russian prison? (+video). The pilot's capture under mysterious circumstances is a new point of contention between Russia and Ukraine, and has spawned a new social media campaign, '#saveourgirl' (Christian Science Monitor) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine conflict: Russians seeking asylum are headed to Kiev. As Russia becomes more oppressive, émigrés are seeking refuge in Ukraines capital. By Anne Applebaum (Slate.com) 07/11/2014
  • Blurred Lines Between War and Peace (The American Interest) 07/11/2014
  • Canada's John Baird announces more sanctions in Ukraine crisis (CBC) 07/11/2014
  • Reports of torture, fresh sanctions, and dozens more dead. A new Amnesty International report on Friday highlighted 'hundreds' of abductions and incidents of torture by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. (GlobalPost/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraines Do-It-Yourself War (Foreign Policy) 07/11/2014
  • Russia urges UN to demand cease-fire in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine death toll climbs, but information scant (Yahoo/AP) 07/11/2014
  • 19 Ukraine servicemen killed in rocket attack (Yahoo/AP) 07/11/2014
  • Report: At least 30 Ukraine troops dead in attack (Yahoo/AP) 07/11/2014
  • Russia closes 3 border crossings with Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/11/2014
  • Obama names Tefft as new US ambassador to Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine says rebels will pay as missiles kill 23 soldiers (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine says 23 servicemen killed in 24 hours of fighting (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • EU offers Russia talks but no delay to Ukraine trade deal (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Russian lawmaker says son, detained by U.S., needs medicine (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Thirty Ukrainian troops possibly killed in rebel missile attack: government adviser (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Four servicemen, five miners killed in eastern Ukraine (+VIDEO) (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Russia wants EU-Ukraine trade pact delayed until concerns met (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Cargill plant in Ukraine occupied by armed group (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • S&P raises Ukraine's outlook as IMF bailout boosts economy (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko says Kiev will destroy rebels behind missile attack (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine forces launch 'all-out attack' west of Donetsk (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine warns eastern push may last another month (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • Russian tanks and AFVs arrive in Luhansk. Nearly 20 tanks and AFVs crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border at night on July 20-11 (Ukrainian Week) 07/11/2014
  • Crimean Resistance to Giving Up Ukrainian Citizenship Seen Forcing Moscow to Make Concessions (Window on Eurasia) 07/11/2014
  • Two Mutually Exclusive Tasks Face Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (Window on Eurasia) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine Determined to Avoid the Frozen-Conflict Paradigm (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/11/2014
  • Russias Actions in Ukraine: Parallels with Other Hot Spots of the Former Soviet Union (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/11/2014
  • Seeing Cost of Saber Rattling in Ukraine, Putin Alters Course (The New York Times) 07/11/2014
  • Anticipating a Showdown, Ukraine City Empties Out [Donetsk] (The New York Times) 07/11/2014
  • Microsoft's Shymkiv joins Presidential Administration to lead economic reforms (Kyiv Post) 07/11/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 10 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/11/2014
  • OSCE representative warns of further threats to media pluralism in Luhansk and Crimea, notes threats to media workers (OSCE) 07/11/2014
  • Podcast: Russia's Looming Ukraine Hangover (RFE/RL) 07/11/2014
  • Ukrainian Credit-Rating Outlook Raised to Stable at S&P (Bloomberg) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine Bonds Cap Weekly Gain Amid Talks for 2nd Part of IMF Aid (Bloomberg) 07/11/2014
  • RUSSIAN FARCE (KHPG) 07/11/2014
  • Famous accordion-player sentenced to 13 years [Ihor Zavadsky convicted of sexual crimes against minors] (KHPG) 07/11/2014
  • Crimea occupation regime toughens peaceful assembly rules (KHPG) 07/11/2014
  • Putin pledges to help Cuba explore for offshore oil (Reuters) 07/11/2014
  • Ukraine forces clash with rebels around major airport (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • Putin arrives in Cuba on first stop of Lat-Am tour [Analysts say Putin will use his talks in Latin America to thumb his nose at Brussels and Washington...] (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014
  • Russians swear up a storm as Kremlin bans obscenities (Yahoo/AFP) 07/11/2014

  • Ukraine in focus in OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities second statement to Permanent Council (OSCE) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine field troops prepare for assault on Donetsk (Yahoo/AFP) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine woman pilot Savchenko in middle of media war. "Ukraine's GI Jane' and 'national hero', or a 'Killing machine in a skirt'? (BBC) 07/10/2014
  • Putin's tactical pause: Russia's president weighs three options in Ukraine (Fox) 07/10/2014
  • Why Moldova Urgently Matters (RealClearWorld) 07/10/2014
  • Bedside Brides: Wounded Ukraine Soldiers Wed in Hospital (NBC) 07/10/2014
  • Government warns rebels to quit Donetsk (Ukrainian Journal) 07/10/2014
  • Ukrainians confident of IMF bailout but ask for more help from west (Ukrainian Journal) 07/10/2014
  • EU official endorses Ukraine's offensive against separatists (Ukrainian Journal) 07/10/2014
  • Legal confusion promoting growth of gas prices, consulting group says (Ukrainian Journal) 07/10/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 9 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/10/2014
  • Contradictions Define Kremlin Apologists. By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 07/10/2014
  • Meet The Tough-As-Nails Ukrainian Pilot That Russia Wants To Try For Murder [Nadiya Savchenko] (REF/RL) 07/10/2014
  • Donetsk Separatist: Prepare for 'Several Hundred Thousand Refugees' (NBC) 07/10/2014
  • Inna Sovsun: Ukraine's youngest minister plans academy shake-up (Times Higher Education) 07/10/2014
  • Biden, Ukraine leader discuss cease-fire efforts (Yahoo/AP) 07/10/2014
  • Rifts appear among Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels (Yahoo/AP) 07/10/2014
  • German, French leaders call Putin over Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/10/2014
  • Russia to Ukraine: We can monitor border together (Yahoo/AP) 07/10/2014
  • Man linked to Nazi police dies in Michigan at 93 [John Kalymon] (Yahoo/AP) 07/10/2014
  • Rebel governor losing hope of Russia intervention [Pavel Gubarev, the self-proclaimed governor of the rebel Donetsk People's Republic] (Yahoo/AP) 07/10/2014
  • Pro-Kiev Ukrainians face intimidation in the east (Yahoo/AP) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine rebel commander says will not pull out of Donetsk [Igor Girkin, a Muscovite who has the nom de guerre of Igor Strelkov...] (Reuters) 07/10/2014
  • Exclusive: Russia sets new banking rules for state firms amid downturn (Reuters) 07/10/2014
  • Russia, France and Germany want new Ukraine truce: Kremlin (Reuters) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine readies plan against rebels; Germany, France press Putin (Reuters) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko tells Biden that ceasefire offers rebuffed (Reuters) 07/10/2014
  • Damon Wilson: Permanent neutrality and Finland status are bad ideas for Ukraines own interests (Ukrainian Week) 07/10/2014
  • Tatarstan Challenges Moscow on Dropping Presidential Title in Republics (Window on Eurasia) 07/10/2014
  • Ukrainian Events Could be Repeated in Central Asia, Krupnov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/10/2014
  • Moscow Patriarchate Wants Crimea to be Precedent for Clericalization of Russia (Window on Eurasia) 07/10/2014
  • A Kremlin Reset Putin from Defender of the Russian World to Peacemaker (Window on Eurasia) 07/10/2014
  • Russians Responding to End of Empire as to Any Other Loss, Moscow Psychologist Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/10/2014
  • Lukashenka More Afraid of Russia than of the West, Belarusian Sociologist Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/10/2014
  • IMO and ICAO Actions Impose Real Costs on Moscow for Crimean Anschluss (Window on Eurasia) 07/10/2014
  • Total Rebel Defeat not Seen as an Acceptable Option in the Kremlin (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine Struggles to Stem Cross-Border Supplies to Russias Proxy Forces (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/10/2014
  • Russia, Germany Eye to Eye on Ukraines Border Security (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/10/2014
  • Shadowy Rebel Wields Iron Fist in Ukraine Fight (The New York Times) 07/10/2014
  • For love of country, Ukrainians don patriotic symbols (Kyiv Post) 07/10/2014
  • Carpathians tour guide offers taste of 19th century (Kyiv Post) 07/10/2014
  • Magical musician keeps composing [Myroslav Skoryk] (Kyiv Post) 07/10/2014
  • Nearly 50 servicemen killed since June 19; death toll reaches 223 (Kyiv Post) 07/10/2014
  • A Guide to Ukraine's Fighting Forces (Kyiv Post) 07/10/2014
  • SBU: Russian plot to start Odesa People's Republic foiled (Kyiv Post) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine's Odessa International Film Festival Kicks Off Despite Financial Problems (Hollywood Reporter) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine's Top Oligarch Walks a Fine Line (Businessweek) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine's Pro-Putin Rebels Prepare for a Last Stand (Daily Beast) 07/10/2014
  • Ukraine's Odessa International Film Festival Kicks Off Despite Financial Problems (Hollywood Reporter) 07/10/2014
  • The Savchenko Case shows Russia in tandem with militants (KHPG) 07/10/2014
  • Human Rights Monitors express concern about Krasny Liman (KHPG) 07/10/2014
  • Mejlis cancel any cooperation with Crimean occupation regime (KHPG) 07/10/2014
  • Kyiv masses forces near Donetsk (Deutsche Welle) 07/10/2014

  • Fixing the Donbas. If the Donbas pacification plan announced by Petro Poroshenko is to be implemented effectively, the regions administrative map could be redrawn more sensibly (Ukrainian Week) 07/09/2014
  • Tenth anniversary of Forbes magazine editors death grim reminder of impunity in Russia, says OSCE representative [Paul Klebnikov, former Chief Editor of the Russian edition of Forbes Magazine, was shot and killed on 9 July 2004] (OSCE) 07/09/2014
  • Hearing Developments Russia Ukraine [Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland was among a panel of witnesses testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on U.S. efforts to de-escalate tensions in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.] (VIDEO) (C-SPAN.org) 07/09/2014
  • Russias media caught red-handed in another fabrication about Ukraine (Examiner.com) 07/09/2014
  • Where Are the Russia Sanctions? Senate Hawks Ask Obama Administration (Foreign Policy) 07/09/2014
  • Worldwide Opinion Sours On Russia (Huffington Post) 07/09/2014
  • Putin's Ukraine U-turn: why it makes sense for Russia to allow Kiev victory (News Republic) 07/09/2014
  • Russia Blocks Ukrainian Rebels From Crossing Border Into Russia. Russia Riled Up the Ukrainian Rebels, Now It's Shooting at Them As They Try to Enter Russia (New Republic) 07/09/2014
  • Valeria Novodvorskaya EU would have dumped Ukraine for oil and gas had Ukrainians not shown their worth (ZIK) 07/09/2014
  • Russian nationalist thinker Dugin sees war with Ukraine (BBC) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine Cries Foul as Russia Blames Female Army Officer for Killings (The Moscow Times) 07/09/2014
  • Official: Rebels in for 'nasty surprise' (Ukrainian Journal) 07/09/2014
  • IMF $17 billion Ukraine bailout not enough, says deputy prime minister (Ukrainian Journal) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine dismisses Gazprom's latest debt report as 'political' (Ukrainian Journal) 07/09/2014
  • Topaz Holding defense product output ceases amid Donetsk violence (Ukrainian Journal) 07/09/2014
  • Germans probe 2nd spy case reportedly involving US (Yahoo/AP) 07/09/2014
  • Ukrainian charged with Russian journalists' deaths. Ukrainian army pilot charged with abetting deaths of 2 Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/09/2014
  • US senators press for more sanctions on Russia (Yahoo/AP) 07/09/2014
  • REFILE-Ukraine's gas dispute could mean cold winter for Central, East Europe (Reuters) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine seeks aid to rebuild regions shattered by separatist war (Reuters) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine threatens to retake territory from defiant rebels (Reuters) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine has no plans to steal Russian gas bound for Europe-minister (Reuters) 07/09/2014
  • Russian official says expects Ukraine to steal transit gas (Reuters) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of abducting woman army officer [Nadia Savchenko] (Reuters) 07/09/2014
  • Putin says Russia not seeking international isolation (Reuters) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine has Cost Putin Domestic Support But How Much and for How Long? (Window on Eurasia) 07/09/2014
  • Patchwork Makeup of Rebels Fighting Ukraine Makes Peace Talks Elusive (The New York Times) 07/09/2014
  • Photographs of Ukraines EuroMaidan on display in Russian Hermitage (Kyiv Post) 07/09/2014
  • After Sloviansk victory, the big battle looms over Donetsk and Luhansk (VIDEO) (Kyiv Post) 07/09/2014
  • Legendary boxer Tyson asks Russia to leave Ukraine alone (Kyiv Post) 07/09/2014
  • Maidan hero creates 'Cossack Battalion' to fight war in the east (Kyiv Post) 07/09/2014
  • Russian revenge: Ukrainian female officer faces court in Voronezh amid Ukrainian military's success in Donbas [Nadiya Savchenko] (Kyiv Post) 07/09/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 8 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine Rebels Call Putin a Coward After Russian Inaction (TIME) 07/09/2014
  • Kiev Activist: Life 'Dangerous' for LGBT Ukrainians (Advocate.com) 07/09/2014
  • Ukraine crisis: T-shirts for peace (Deutsche Welle) 07/09/2014
  • Silence over Repression of Crimean Tatar Leader (KHPG) 07/09/2014
  • Pilot abducted by terrorists held in Russian detention unit (KHPG) 07/09/2014
  • Another priest abducted in Donetsk (KHPG) 07/09/2014
  • Justice Ministry seeks ban on Communist Party (KHPG) 07/09/2014
  • Russias Long-range Anti-extremism Weapon (KHPG) 07/09/2014
  • Suspected of delivering life-saving helmets (KHPG) 07/09/2014
  • Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsovs detention extended again by Moscow (KHPG) 07/09/2014
  • Another railway bridge bombed in Donbas (KHPG) 07/09/2014

  • Blog: Ukraines impact on Russia. By Nicu Popescu (EUobserver.com) 07/08/2014
  • Mounting evidence of abduction and torture (Amnesty International) 07/08/2014
  • Report: ABDUCTIONS AND TORTURE IN EASTERN UKRAINE (PDF) (Amnesty International) 07/08/2014
  • Is There a Future for Ukraine? By Peter Pomarantsev (Atlantic Mobile) 07/08/2014
  • Russias top 60 lies about Ukraine (Examiner.com) 07/08/2014
  • World's Largest Plane a Gravitational Marvel. The Antonov-225 Mriya is 275-feet long and has a wingspan the size of a football field. The Mriya attracted hundreds of spectators when it made an appearance in Minneapolis last week. Its load from Minnesota was reportedly air-conditioning units destined for the Middle East. [MADE IN UKRAINE] (Businessweek) 07/08/2014
  • After Arrest of Accused Hacker, Russia Accuses U.S. of Kidnapping (The New York Times) 07/08/2014
  • Kyivs Atrocities? A More Nuanced Look at the Ukraine Crisis (Brookings Institution) 07/08/2014
  • Will Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia Find Themselves Like Turkey, Forever Waiting to Join EU? (Window on Eurasia) 07/08/2014
  • Turkey will Always Stand with Crimean Tatars, Ankara Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/08/2014
  • Having Failed to Stage Short Victorious War in Ukraine, Putin Faces Problems at Home (Window on Eurasia) 07/08/2014
  • NATO Chief Warns of Duplicity by Putin on Ukraine (The New York Times) 07/08/2014
  • With Talks Uncertain, Ukrainian Rebels Cling to Hope in Strongholds (The New York Times) 07/08/2014
  • Justice minister moves to ban Communist Party for supporting terrorism (Kyiv Post) 07/08/2014
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko names new head of anti-rebel operations (Reuters) 07/08/2014
  • Ukraine rejects truce talks until rebels disarm (Yahoo/AFP) 07/08/2014
  • Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row (Yahoo/AFP) 07/08/2014
  • Kremlin silent as pro-Russian rebels retreat in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 07/08/2014
  • Poland launches tender for assault helicopters (Yahoo/AFP) 07/08/2014
  • Moscow accuses Washington of 'abducting Russian MP's son' (Yahoo/AFP) 07/08/2014
  • Moscow accuses U.S. of 'kidnapping' accused Russian hacker (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/08/2014
  • After Slaviansk's fall, splits open in Ukraine rebel ranks (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/08/2014
  • Ukraine threatens rebels with 'nasty surprise' in new push (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/08/2014
  • Russia to create post-Olympic gambling zone in Sochi (Yahoo/AFP) 07/08/2014
  • Rebels prepare to take stand in Donetsk (Ukrainian Journal) 07/08/2014
  • Slavyansk fossil fuel plant to need extensive repairs after shelling (Ukrainian Journal) 07/08/2014
  • Ukrzaliznytsia pegs damage to eastern railways at UAH1.2 billion (Ukrainian Journal) 07/08/2014
  • 'Everything is good' on IMF Standby loan prospects, says NBU chief (Ukrainian Journal) 07/08/2014
  • Russia Follows 'Different Strategy' As Serbia Courts EU (RFE/RL) 07/08/2014
  • OSCE representative condemns attack on editorial office of Vesti newspaper in Kyiv, calls for swift and thorough investigation (OSCE) 07/08/2014
  • Inside Vladimir Putin's Mind: Looking Back in Anger. By Nina L. Khrushcheva (World Affairs Journal) 07/08/2014
  • Slovyansk struggles back after rebels are routed (Yahoo/AP) 07/08/2014
  • Ukraine takes aggressive stance toward separatists (Yahoo/AP) 07/08/2014
  • EU's united front on Russia falling amid gas needs (Yahoo/AP) 07/08/2014
  • EU to ponder adding to Ukraine sanctions list (Yahoo/AP) 07/08/2014
  • Expedience, pragmatism shape new Asian alliances (Yahoo/AP) 07/08/2014
  • 3 bridges blown up in Ukraine near rebel-held city (Yahoo/AP) 07/08/2014
  • Bulgaria, Russia push for pipeline blocked by EU (Yahoo/AP) 07/08/2014

  • Zhytomir journalist taken hostage in Donetsk oblast [Telekritikas Bohdan Lysenko] (KHPG) 07/07/2014
  • Ukrainian Crisis Far From Over Because Fates of Putin and Ukraine are Intertwined, Russian Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/07/2014
  • West Must Accept Crimean Anschluss Because of Putins Good Behavior Elsewhere, Russian Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/07/2014
  • Moscow Wants a Population National in Form but Russian in Content (Window on Eurasia) 07/07/2014
  • With Ukraine rebels on the ropes, some Russians ask: Where is Putin? (+video). Putin's seeming passivity as Ukraine's Army drives back pro-Russian rebels could spark a political backlash at home, warns Russia's leading ultranationalist philosopher. (Christian Science Monitor) 07/07/2014
  • Ukrainian Refugees Arrival in North Caucasus May Raise Tensions in Region (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/07/2014
  • Moscow Pulls a Diplomatic Pause as the War in Ukraine Rages (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine Rebels Are Retreating for Last Stand (The New York Times) 07/07/2014
  • Oleksandr Yanukovych denies all accusations, supports his father (Kyiv Post) 07/07/2014
  • Rinat Akhmetov: 'Donetsk must not be bombed; Donbas must not be bombed' (Kyiv Post) 07/07/2014
  • Where's Ukrainian Far Right Now? [Brian Dooley] (Huffington Post) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine demands Russia return its combat dolphins (UPI) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko Shuns Europe and Russia in Favor of Maidan (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/07/2014
  • Russia resurrects Soviet ways in treatment of the Crimean Tatars (KHPG) 07/07/2014
  • Russian media allege US RAND Corporation plan to kill militants (KHPG) 07/07/2014
  • Slovyansk hostages now freed (KHPG) 07/07/2014
  • How Putin compelled NATO to help Ukraine. Russias resurgence and its threat to collective security has given the alliance a renewed sense of mission. By Alexander J. Motyl (Al Jazeera) 07/07/2014
  • Soviet Defector's Trove Of KGB Secrets Made Public (RFE/RL) 07/07/2014
  • Kyiv Churchmans Death Highlights Moscow Patriarchs Failure in Ukraine (Window on Eurasia) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine to continue push against rebels (Ukrainian Journal) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine will cut gas usage 20% to survive winter, says Naftogaz chief (Ukrainian Journal) 07/07/2014
  • Naftogaz chief urges Ukraine gas transportation system reform (Ukrainian Journal) 07/07/2014
  • Belarus leader denounces attempts to destabilize 'fraternal Ukraine' (Ukrainian Journal) 07/07/2014
  • Putin's Secret Weapon (Foreign Policy) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine Rejects Talks With Rebels Until They Disarm (RFE/RL) 07/07/2014
  • Moscow Court Prolongs Pretrial Detention For Ukrainian Director (RFE/RL) 07/07/2014
  • Ukrainian Judge Who Sentenced Tymoshenko Added To Wanted List (RFE/RL) 07/07/2014
  • Russia Bars Second Tatar Leader From Entering Crimea (RFE/RL) 07/07/2014
  • Slovyansk: A City Liberated From Separatists, But Badly Wounded (RFE/RL) 07/07/2014
  • Law amendments on advertising in Russia further endanger media pluralism and free flow of information, says OSCE representative (OSCE) 07/07/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 6 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine says rebels must disarm before talks (Yahoo/AP) 07/07/2014
  • French, US leaders press for Ukraine cease-fire (Yahoo/AP) 07/07/2014
  • Ukraine: bridge explosions block roads to Donetsk (Yahoo/AP) 07/07/2014

  • Ukraine Military Finds Its Footing Against Pro-Russian Rebels (The New York Times) 07/06/2014
  • Russian Occupiers Block Another Crimean Tatar Leader from Returning to His Homeland (Window on Eurasia) 07/06/2014
  • Non-Russians Should Study Russian More; Russians Should Study Foreign Languages Less, Russian Culture Minister Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/06/2014
  • Defense minister says anti-terrorist operation to continue until Ukraine's east is reclaimed (UPDATED) (Kyiv Post) 07/06/2014
  • Ukraine's combat dolphins: they'd like Russia to give them back (The Guardian) 07/06/2014
  • Ukrainian authorities: Separatists cleared from 2 eastern cities (+VIDEO) (CNN) 07/06/2014
  • Moscow To Kyiv, Tbilisi, And Chisinau: EU Deals Will Cost You (RFE/RL) 07/06/2014

  • Militants accused of deliberately shooting at Severodonetsk residential area (KHPG) 07/05/2014
  • Refat Chubarov also banned from the Crimea (KHPG) 07/05/2014
  • Ukraine urged to 'turn away from destructive path' [BRAMA: DISINFORMATION WARNING. Unsigned article on US-based pro-Russian website] (The Nation) 07/05/2014
  • Ukraine leader orders flag raised in rebel stronghold after army successes (Chicago Tribune/Reuters) 07/05/2014
  • Leader of Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Volodymyr, dies aged 78 (Kyiv Post) 07/05/2014
  • Or Well slap on more threats (KHPG) 07/05/2014
  • Putin Lives in an Alternative Universe and Expects Everyone to Join Him There, Golts Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/05/2014
  • Blaming Regions, Moscow Cuts Transfer Payments to Some of Them for Helping Smaller Nations (Window on Eurasia) 07/05/2014
  • Russians Failing to Notice Ways Their Country Becoming Like Hitlers Reich, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/05/2014
  • Tourist Season A Washout In Annexed Crimea (RFE/RL) 07/05/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 4 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/05/2014

  • Hromadskie.tv journalists released. Nastya [Anastasia] Stanko and cameraman Illya Bezkorovainy were released live on Russian TV (KHPG) 07/04/2014
  • Sharp increase in Ukrainian support for joining NATO (KHPG) 07/04/2014
  • Putin Regime has No Challengers but is Liquidating Itself, Piontkovsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/04/2014
  • Putins Authoritarianism Now Self-Re-Enforcing, New Book Concludes (Window on Eurasia) 07/04/2014
  • Turkey Puts Real Teeth in Its Non-Recognition of Russian Annexation of Crimea (Window on Eurasia) 07/04/2014
  • Ukraine Military Faces New Challenge in East: Governing. As Pro-Russia Rebels Get Pushed Out of Towns, Commanders Step In (The Nation) 07/04/2014
  • Kyiv hit by rash of hoax bomb alerts (euronews) 07/04/2014
  • Ukraine OKs Preliminary Emergency Energy Plans (Voice of America/Reuters) 07/04/2014
  • Merkel and Obama talk Ukraine, push for peace talks (Deutsche Welle) 07/04/2014
  • Painting a revolution at Kyiv's Maidan (Deutsche Welle) 07/04/2014
  • Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest disappears in Donetsk (KHPG) 07/04/2014
  • Maidan no longer a safe place for journalists? (KHPG) 07/04/2014
  • Appeal to Medecins Sans Frontieres over Donetsk hostage (KHPG) 07/04/2014
  • On the Search for the Disappeared in Eastern Ukraine. By Irena Chalupa (KHPG) 07/04/2014
  • Crimean Tatar Leader Appeals to Azerbaijan and Turkey for Support [Refat Chubarov, the head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis] (Window on Eurasia) 07/04/2014
  • Ukrainians complete repair work on damaged pipeline section (Ukrainian Journal) 07/04/2014
  • Poroshenko shakes up Ukraine's military (Ukrainian Journal) 07/04/2014
  • Parliament rejects government bill proposing energy state of emergency (Ukrainian Journal) 07/04/2014
  • Obama and Merkel agree to keep pressuring Russians on Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 07/04/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 3 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/04/2014

  • A Return to the Russia of Five-Year Plans? At Least in the North Caucasus (Window on Eurasia) 07/03/2014
  • Putin: Ukraine is a Battlefield for the New World Order (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine Makes Far-Reaching Concessions to Russia at Berlin Meeting (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/03/2014
  • Latvian NATO Center to Counter Russia 'Propaganda' (Defense News) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine Jewish Group Loses Funding Over Russia Criticism [Euro-Asian Jewish Congress organization headed by pro-Ukrainian Josef Zissels] (Jewish Daily Forward) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine's new defence minister promises Crimea victory (BBC) 07/03/2014
  • Ukrainian Astronomers Named a Star 'Putin Is a D**khead' (The Wire) 07/03/2014
  • Op-ed: Ukraine statement leaves many questions unanswered (Deutsche Welle) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine's Minister Of Facebook (RFE/RL) 07/03/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 2 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/03/2014
  • Ukrainians Die, as Europe Coos. By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 07/03/2014
  • Russian Orthodox Fundamentalists Radicalizing Secessionists in Ukraine (Window on Eurasia) 07/03/2014
  • Further calls for veto of internally displaced persons law (KHPG) 07/03/2014
  • Valeriy Geletey newly-appointed Defense Minister of Ukraine (UNIAN) 07/03/2014
  • Ukrainian soldiers re-establish control over state border with RF Tymchuk (UNIAN) 07/03/2014
  • Hollande, Merkel urge Putin to broker Ukraine ceasefire (Reuters) 07/03/2014
  • Fighting in east Ukraine despite push for truce talks (Yahoo/AFP) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine army takes control of shattered border post (Yahoo/AFP) 07/03/2014
  • Top envoys urge new Ukraine truce talks as battles rage (Yahoo/AFP) 07/03/2014
  • New Ukrainian defence minister vows to regain Crimea (Yahoo/IANS) 07/03/2014
  • France, Germany Press Putin to Sway Separatists (Bloomberg) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine president vows to end army corruption. President names new defence minister to 'purge the army of thieves and fraudsters' as it faces eastern rebellion (Al Jazeera) 07/03/2014
  • Kaliningrad Governor Says West Sending Maidan Activists into Russian Regions to Spark Dissent (Window on Eurasia) 07/03/2014
  • Sharp increase in Ukrainian support for joining NATO (KHPG) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine Unlike Russia is Where Slavic and Human Values Have Not Been Forgotten, Shchetilin Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/03/2014
  • Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council report: July 2 (Euromaidan Press) 07/03/2014
  • Russia defies Moldovas EU pact by boosting Transnistria trade (Euractiv) 07/03/2014
  • Berlin talks agree on contact group for Ukraine ceasefire (Euractiv) 07/03/2014
  • Kravchuk On Putin's 'Philosophy Of Aggression' (RFE/RL) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine should take tough stance on Mistral helicopters, says defense analyst (Ukrainian Journal) 07/03/2014
  • OSCE assembly calls on Russians to reverse Crimean annexation (Ukrainian Journal) 07/03/2014
  • Government to seek Rada okay for energy sector emergency declaration (Ukrainian Journal) 07/03/2014
  • Kiev and Moscow agree to three-way talks (Ukrainian Journal) 07/03/2014
  • Hromadskie.tv journalists released [Nastya [Anastasia] Stanko and cameraman Illya Bezkorovainy] (KHPG) 07/03/2014
  • Opinion: Ukraine statement leaves questions unanswered (Deutsche Welle) 07/03/2014
  • Polands Culture War Rages On (The New York Times) 07/03/2014
  • Parliament appoints a new defense minister (Kyiv Post) 07/03/2014
  • More Ukrainians press 'like' for VKontakte, not Facebook (Kyiv Post) 07/03/2014
  • EU expects Ukraine to launch electricity exchange (Kyiv Post) 07/03/2014
  • Criminal underground in Moldova feeds Russia's war against Ukraine (+VIDEO) (Kyiv Post) 07/03/2014
  • Movie Posters Showing Obama as Ape Explained as Guerilla Art (The Moscow Times) 07/03/2014
  • Medvedev: U.S. 'Infinitely Cynical' to Suggest Ukraine Refugees Visiting Their Grannies (The Moscow Times) 07/03/2014
  • Medvedev Predicts 'Full-Scale' Gas Crisis with Ukraine (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/03/2014
  • Lavrov, Fabius and Steinmeier Committed to Ukraine Ceasefire (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine president appoints new defense officials (Yahoo/AP) 07/03/2014
  • Foreign ministers agree on Ukraine cease-fire path (Yahoo/AP) 07/03/2014
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko names new chiefs in defense shake-up (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/03/2014

  • Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists agree to new peace talks (Los Angeles Times) 07/02/2014
  • Russia attacks U.S. oil and gas companies in massive hack (CNN) 07/02/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 1 July 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine conflict: Civilians killed as truce collapses (BBC News) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine Says Military Offensive Against Rebels Yielding Results (The Wall Street Journal) 07/02/2014
  • Putins Economic Push Revives Former Soviet Ties in East Europe (Bloomberg) 07/02/2014
  • Putin under pressure as fighting rages in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 07/02/2014
  • Putin's NATO Fears Are Groundless. By Steven Pifer (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Stalinism Is Back In Style (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Russia Demands New Cease-Fire in Ukraine as Foreign Ministers Seek Path to Peace (The New York Times) 07/02/2014
  • Digital media in Ukraine conflict: blessing or a curse? (Deutsche Welle) 07/02/2014
  • As Kiev moves against separatists, is this the beginning of the end? (Al Jazeera) 07/02/2014
  • Putin Inflates Russian World Identity, Claims Protection Rights. By Vladimir Socor (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/02/2014
  • Twenty Years at the Helm of Power and a Clash of Civilizations [Alyaksandr Lukashenka] (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/02/2014
  • Impact of Sanctions Likely Causes Moscow to Halt North Caucasus Tourism Projects (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/02/2014
  • Op-ed: Germany ready to hand over Donbas to Putin (Euromaidan Press) 07/02/2014
  • Gas or No Gas? Complicated negotiations may result in complete Russian gas cut-off for Ukraine, but they show how vulnerable the Kremlin actually is (Ukrainian Week) 07/02/2014
  • Shocking! Belarusian President Speaks Belarusian (RFE/RL) 07/02/2014
  • Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art [BRAMA note: Malevich was born in Ukraine, Polish parents - no Russian heritage at all; worked in Russia because all art centers developed only in Russia according to Russian policy] (Tate) 07/02/2014
  • Ruble Rises After Auction on Ukraine Talks: Russia Reality Check (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • OSCE Special Representative on Transdniestrian settlement encourages more contacts between sides at all levels (OSCE) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine Talks Convene in Berlin Amid Fighting in East (Businessweek) 07/02/2014
  • Kremlin stands behind new gas pipeline. South Stream in the interest of some EU members, Putin says (UPI) 07/02/2014
  • Kiev, separatists fret at gun law in Ukraine's rebel regions (Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Editorial: Ukraine's Independence Day. Good news: It's been a terrible few days for Russian President Vladimir Putin's grand ambition to resurrect the former Soviet Union and bear-hug neighboring countries into submission... (Chicago Tribune) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine attacks eastern separatist bases (Ukrainian Journal) 07/02/2014
  • Former Tatar leader predicts EU won't cut deal with Moscow on Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 07/02/2014
  • SBU detains suspects in plot to bomb Kharkiv railway section (Ukrainian Journal) 07/02/2014
  • State oil and gas monopoly lauds signing of trade deal with EU (Ukrainian Journal) 07/02/2014
  • Ukrainian troops battle rebels in Donetsk as residents cower; rebels capture police HQ (Greenfield Daily Reporter) 07/02/2014
  • OSCE parliamentarians adopt Baku Declaration [The crisis in Ukraine is among the documents central themes. It calls on Russia to reverse the annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine.] (OSCEPA) 07/02/2014
  • More fighting in Ukraine as ministers prepare Berlin meeting (Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Anti-Terrorist Operation: Liveblog (July 2) (Euromaidan Press) 07/02/2014
  • Silicon Valley Is Provided Transparent Access to Ukrainian IT Pool (The Outsource Blog) 07/02/2014
  • Russia Moves To Ban Online Services That Dont Store Personal Data In Russia (Techcrunch) 07/02/2014
  • Rebels Clash With Ukrainian Army as Foreign Ministers Prepare Crisis Talks (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Lavrov to Meet European Foreign Ministers to Discuss Ukraine Crisis (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Tiger in Kiev Zoo Suffers Stress Attack After Man Hugs Him (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Moscow Court Sanctions Arrest of Ukraine Tycoon Governor Kolomoisky (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • 5 People Detained in Moscow After Protesting a Bill on Unsanctioned Rallies (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Power Vacuum Allows Criminals to Thrive in Ukraine's East (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Demi Lovato's Gay Putin Kiss Sparks Russian Twitter Outrage (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Crimea Looks East to Offset EU Import Ban (The Moscow Times) 07/02/2014
  • Crimea-Themed Banknotes to Appear in Russia (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine: 4 troops die as attacks on rebels rise (Yahoo/AP) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine says guard killed in attack on border post (Yahoo/AP) 07/02/2014
  • Pro-Russian rebels capture police HQ in Ukraine [Donetsk] (Yahoo/AP) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine presses deadly offensive with strong Western backing (Yahoo/AFP) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine may seek state of emergency on energy market - PM (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • New French gas pipeline to offer Germany alternative supply (Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Merkel warns Russia on sanctions ahead of Berlin talks on Ukraine (Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Russia's Gazprom replaces head of export unit (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine's forces attack rebel positions; Putin growls (Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Russia's Lavrov warns of 'new round of bloodshed' in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/02/2014
  • Major casualties on both sides as fierce fighting continues in eastern Ukraine (LIVE UPDATES) (Kyiv Post) 07/02/2014
  • Russian border guards set up firing positions near border of Ukraine SBSU (UNIAN) 07/02/2014
  • Military aircraft fell on mine in Donetsk Oblast OSA (UNIAN) 07/02/2014
  • Russia forms military base near Simferopol on training of infiltrators NSDC (UNIAN) 07/02/2014
  • Avakovs counselor: More than 1000 fighters eliminated in first days after truce (UNIAN) 07/02/2014
  • VR to consider [ratification of] Association Agreement Ukraine-EU immediately after submission by president Turchynov (UNIAN) 07/02/2014
  • Sent to be shot (KHPG) 07/02/2014
  • Militants accuse Hromadskie TV journalists of spying (KHPG) 07/02/2014
  • Volodymyr Semytyaha alive, though still held by the terrorists (KHPG) 07/02/2014
  • Moscow Should Avoid Expanding Eurasian Union Too Far and Too Fast, Krylov Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/02/2014
  • Putins Russia Now in Same Position as Hitlers Germany in 1939, Moscow Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/02/2014
  • Kremlin Could Get Russian Backing At Any Time for More Radical Moves in Ukraine, Nezavisimaya Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/02/2014
  • Putin slams Poroshenko for ignoring French, German advice (Euractiv) 07/02/2014
  • Ukraine Wants to Seal Its Russian Border. Even as Kiev and the Kremlin agreed to a ceasefire, the Ukrainian military launched an operation to shut down Russian supply routes to separatists in the east. (Daily Beast) 07/02/2014

  • Russian Gas: How Much Is That? (RFE/RL) 07/01/2014
  • The Only Possible Ukrainian Victory for Putin. What can Putin hope to achieve at this stage? In terms of gains, there are two potentially lasting effects of this aggression that could play into his hands [Dmytro Potekhin] (Ukrainian Week) 07/01/2014
  • Russia Rehearses Military Intervention in Central Asia (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine Unrest Halts IPO Plans for Nations Biggest Farm Company (Bloomberg) 07/01/2014
  • Putins Chess War. By Vladimir Kara-Murza (World Affairs Journal) 07/01/2014
  • NATO Should Buy French-built Warships. By Eliot Engel (World Affairs Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Has Putin reached his limit on his willingness to intervene in Ukraine? (+video). Putin said that he would hold Poroshenko responsible for new bloodshed in the east, but he appears disinclined to become more involved in Ukraine's conflict (Christian Science Monitor) 07/01/2014
  • The Ceasefire That Wasn't: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 52) (VIDEO) (VICE News) 07/01/2014
  • Tension high in eastern Ukraine after ceasefire ends (VIDEO) (Deutsche Welle) 07/01/2014
  • Ukrainian forces launch massive assault on pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk, Luhansk oblasts (Kyiv Post) 07/01/2014
  • Six civilians reportedly killed, two Ukrainian journalists captured as battle intensifies in the east (LIVE UPDATES) (Kyiv Post) 07/01/2014
  • Hungary says will not suspend South Stream pipeline (Yahoo/AFP) 07/01/2014
  • US presses Russia to stop backing Ukraine separatists (Yahoo/AFP) 07/01/2014
  • Fighting engulfs key city as Ukraine truce ends (Yahoo/AP) 07/01/2014
  • Ukrainian journalists held by pro-Russian separatists (Committee to Protect Journalists) 07/01/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin's Nationalism Will Break Russia Apart (The Moscow Times) 07/01/2014
  • Op-ed: Moscow Will Suffer If Ukraine Collapses (The Moscow Times) 07/01/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia Is Punching Above Its Weight [See Charlie Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator': http://www.criterion.com/films/27605-the-great-dictator] (The Moscow Times) 07/01/2014
  • Putin Lashes Out Against Cold War-Style Containment of Russia (The Moscow Times) 07/01/2014
  • Journalists Become Walking Targets in Ukraine's Information War (The Moscow Times) 07/01/2014
  • Putin Warns Again of Force as Ukraine Fighting Spreads (The New York Times) 07/01/2014
  • Whos Who in the Donetsk Peoples Republic (VICE News) 07/01/2014
  • Five NATO Weapons of War Russia Should Fear (The National Interest) 07/01/2014
  • Czar Cheeseburger to Replace McDonalds in Crimean Outlet (Bloomberg) 07/01/2014
  • Latest from the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine based on information received until 30 June 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine and EU sign historic trade pact, drawing threats from Russians (Ukrainian Journal) 07/01/2014
  • US reported preparing fresh round of sanctions against Russians (Ukrainian Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Poroshenko: We will move against rebels (Ukrainian Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine boosts natural gas reserves following Russian cutoff (Ukrainian Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Putin says Russia, Europe could not sway Poroshenko over ceasefire (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • Ceasefire over, Ukraine forces attack rebel positions (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • Russia hints at U.S. influence in Ukraine's decision on ending truce (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • Ukrainian forces attack rebel bases: parliament speaker (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • Russian parliamentary speaker seeks new ceasefire in east Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • Bus services to northern and western part of Donetsk oblast suspended (Kyiv Post) 07/01/2014
  • TV tower fell near Slaviansk (UNIAN) 07/01/2014
  • Terrorists storm building of Main Department of Interior Ministry in Donetsk, 1 militia officer dies (UNIAN) 07/01/2014
  • Passenger bus hit in cross-fire in Kramatorsk: 4 people perish, 5-wounded (UNIAN) 07/01/2014
  • APC with border guards was blown up by mine in Luhansk Oblast (UNIAN) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine relaunches 'anti-terrorism' operation against separatists. Less than a day after announcing the end to a ceasefire, the Ukrainian military has begun striking pro-Russian separatist strongholds in the country's east. Kyiv has vowed to free the land from the "terrorists." (Deutsche Welle) 07/01/2014
  • Heavy Clashes After Ukraines Leader Ends Cease-Fire (The New York Times) 07/01/2014
  • Putin says Russia, Europe could not sway Poroshenko over ceasefire (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine demands the return of its military dolphins. Ukraine has asked Russia to return its 'spy dolphins' which found themselves under Russian rule when Crimea was annexed (Daily Telegraph) 07/01/2014
  • Four civilians reportedly killed, two Ukrainian journalists captured as battle intensifies in the east (LIVE UPDATES) (Kyiv Post) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine forces press assault hours after ceasefires suspension (Washington Post) 07/01/2014
  • Russia's Putin accuses Ukraine of using 'blackmail' in gas talks (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • NATO Supreme Allied Commander General Philip Breedlove Blames Russia for Rising Tensions (Voice of America) 07/01/2014
  • Journalist Says Reporters Set Up After Cameraman Killed in Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 07/01/2014
  • EU Not Ready to Immediately Impose New Sanctions on Russia: Diplomats (The New York Times/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine Mounts New Attacks on Rebels (Voice of America) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine Parliament (VR) decides to work without recess, session prolonged till September 2 (UNIAN) 07/01/2014
  • OSCE representative outraged with detention of journalists in eastern Ukraine, calls for immediate release [two Ukrainian journalists from Hromadske TV] (OSCE) 07/01/2014
  • Ukrainian president orders military to attack pro-Russian militants [dated 6/30/2014, 11:16 pm EDT] (Financial Times) 07/01/2014
  • Richest Ukrainian Walks $13 Billion Tightrope [Rinat Akhmetov] (Bloomberg) 07/01/2014
  • Ukrainian President lets cease-fire expire, vows to 'liberate our land' [dated 6/30/2014, 10:49 pm EDT] (CNN) 07/01/2014
  • Swedish FM Holds Talks in Tbilisi, Heads To Kyiv (RFE/RL) 07/01/2014
  • Ukrainian Forces Relaunch Offensive Against Rebels In East (RFE/RL) 07/01/2014
  • Putin Says West Is Using Ukraine Crisis To Destabilize Region (RFE/RL) 07/01/2014
  • Fragile Calm Reigns In Luhansk, Ukraine (RFE/RL) 07/01/2014
  • Tougher Sanctions Now: Putins Delusional Quest for Empire (World Affairs Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Putins Zugzwang: The Russia-Ukraine Standoff. By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Inside Vladimir Putins Mind: Looking Back in Anger. By Nina L. Khrushcheva [granddaughter of Soviet dictator Nikita Khrushchev] (World Affairs Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Beyond Crimea: What Vladimir Putin Really Wants (World Affairs Journal) 07/01/2014
  • Cease-fire over, Ukraine renews attacks on rebels (Yahoo/AP) 07/01/2014
  • Gunfire breaks out in Ukrainian city of Donetsk (Yahoo/AP) 07/01/2014
  • Ukraine relaunches attack on rebels after failed truce (Yahoo/AFP) 07/01/2014
  • Poroshenko orders assault on separatists (Euractiv) 07/01/2014
  • President Poroshenko ends truce in the Donbas (Ukrainian Week) 07/01/2014
  • Russian Ukrainophobia Differs from Usual Xenophobia and is Far More Dangerous, Ukrainian Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 07/01/2014
  • Rostov Journalist Outlines Five Scenarios for Ukraines Disintegration (Window on Eurasia) 07/01/2014
  • Its Time to Rethink the Wests Approach to Belarus (Window on Eurasia) 07/01/2014
  • When Gorbachev was a Dictator (Window on Eurasia) 07/01/2014
  • Nikita Mikhalkov also calls for Oleg Sentsovs release (KHPG) 07/01/2014
  • Intrigue over dismissal of Putins ideologue, Alexander Dugin (KHPG) 07/01/2014
  • Hromadske TV journalists taken prisoner by Luhansk militants (KHPG) 07/01/2014
  • Kremlin-backed militants seize Donetsk journalist union website (KHPG) 07/01/2014
  • Even cable Ukrainian TV cut off in Simferopol (KHPG) 07/01/2014
  • Putin vows to protect ethnic Russians abroad after Ukraine truce expires (Yahoo/Reuters) 07/01/2014
  • English-language translation of Poroshenko's message to Ukraine ending ceasefire against Kremlin-backed separatists (Kyiv Post) 07/01/2014
  • / Address by Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine (VIDEO) (President.gov.ua) 07/01/2014
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