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  • Why Kyiv And The West Should Be Pressing For A Stable Frozen Conflict In The Donbas (Eurasian Geopolitics) 01/31/2015
  • Obama on Russian relations (+VIDEO) (CNN) 01/31/2015
  • German, French, Russian Leaders Discuss Ukraine Crisis (The Wall Street Journal) 01/31/2015
  • Fake Ukrainian News Websites Run by Russian Troll Army Offshoots (Stopfake.org) 01/31/2015
  • Italian Newspaper: 173rd Airborne Brigade Heading to Ukraine to Train Forces (Newsmax) 01/31/2015
  • Mediators seek Ukraine truce as 15 troops killed (Economic Times/AFP) 01/31/2015
  • Scared By Ukraine War, Belarus Strongman Lukashenko Mulls Ditching Russia (International Business Times) 01/31/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird and Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade (State.gov) 01/31/2015
  • Ukraine Peace Talks Start as Fighting Rages Over Strategic Town [Debaltseve] (Bloomberg) 01/31/2015
  • On the Front Lines with the Ukrainian Army: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 89) (VIDEO) (VICE News) 01/31/2015
  • Ukraine supporters rally outside Morristown concert (Daily Record) 01/31/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), 31 January 2015: Shelling incident in Donetsk City (OSCE) 01/31/2015
  • Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies (Associated Press) 01/31/2015
  • Putins War in Ukraine Opening the Way to Fascism, Shlosberg Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/31/2015
  • Russian Occupiers Making Crimean Tatars Feel as Jews Did in Nazi Germany, Activist Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/31/2015
  • Putin Adopting Gorbachevs Last Line of Defense -- and Its Working, Ogryzko Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/31/2015
  • Half of All Russians under Arrest Tortured Before Trial, Petersburg Criminologist Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/31/2015
  • Ukrainian Opinion: Do you tell your Russian friends they have been misinformed about Ukraine? (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/31/2015
  • Humanitarian crisis in Donetsk deepens as water and electricity supplies dwindle (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/31/2015
  • Lifestyle blog: Valentino, vyshyvanka, and ignorance (Kyiv Post) 01/31/2015
  • Ukrainian blamed for Russian ruble's fall forced out of Moscow Exchange job (Kyiv Post) 01/31/2015
  • A Silver Lining Coated in Coal Dust in Eastern Ukraine (The New York Times) 01/31/2015
  • Ukraine peace talks end without agreement: Kiev envoy (Yahoo/AFP) 01/31/2015
  • Pro-Putin maestro draws fire in US (Yahoo/AFP) 01/31/2015
  • Statement by the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (OSCE) 01/31/2015
  • Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Drags On Into Winter. Government troops are locked in a fierce battle with Russian-backed separatists, while civilians suffer freezing cold. Correspondent Corey Flintoff shares the latest with NPR's Scott Simon. [AUDIO] (NPR) 01/31/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson Dacic regrets loss of lives, calls for immediate and urgent ceasefire in eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 01/31/2015
  • Ukraine, rebels gather for peace talks as fighting rages in east (Reuters) 01/31/2015
  • Officials From Ukraine, Russia, OSCE, And Rebels Arrive In Minsk (RFE/RL) 01/31/2015

  • Ukraine Separatists Invite Texas to Participate in 'Summit of Unrecognized States' (Slate.com) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine is Bleeding Not Just Blood, But Money (Business Insider) 01/30/2015
  • Putins Daughter Starts Moscow Tech Incubator, Has Killer Dance Moves (Slate.com) 01/30/2015
  • Russians digging huge ditch between occupied Crimea and Ukraine (UNIAN) 01/30/2015
  • Putin's War on Civilians Defines Terrorism. By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 01/30/2015
  • Tbilisi legalises right of Georgians to fight in Ukraine (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/30/2015
  • US Army General: Russian drones and jamming equipment causing heavy Ukrainian casualties (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/30/2015
  • Satellite Images Prove Russian Forces Crossed The Border To Attack Ukraine At Ilovaisk (The Interpreter) 01/30/2015
  • Russian activist charged with treason after phoning Ukrainian embassy (Reuters) 01/30/2015
  • Shells hit cultural center and bus in Donetsk, at least six killed (Reuters) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine to ask UN to call Russia a terrorism sponsor (USA Today/AP) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine General Says Russia Knew Rebel Offensive Was Coming. More Casualties Reported as Fighting Over Railway Hub Rages; Effort to Revive Cease-Fire Fail (The Wall Street Journal) 01/30/2015
  • Euro 2012 left little mark on Ukraine, still haunted by its history (The Guardian) 01/30/2015
  • Battle rages in key Ukraine town (UPI) 01/30/2015
  • Dear President Obama: Urgent Info Re: Ukraine. Open letter from Damian Kolodiy (Huffington Post) 01/30/2015
  • Footage shows pro-Russian rebels under fire in Ukraine (BBC) 01/30/2015
  • How civilians caught in the Ukraine conflict are coping (PBS NewsHour) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine Is Trapped Between War And Diplomacy (Forbes) 01/30/2015
  • Podcast: The Shrinking 'Collective Putin' (RFE/RL) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine Separatists Plan 'Summit Of Unrecognized States' (RFE/RL) 01/30/2015
  • UN relief agencies in Ukraine urge full access to affected populations in country's east (United Nations) 01/30/2015
  • Donetsk People's Republic Has Full Support of Texas, Says Pro-Russian Rebel (Newsweek) 01/30/2015
  • Call for immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as fighting intensifies (The Guardian) 01/30/2015
  • Bodies in streets as shelling rocks Ukraine city of Donetsk (VIDEO) (CNN) 01/30/2015
  • West eyes new Russian sanctions amid renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine (+video) (Christian Science Monitor) 01/30/2015
  • Statement by the Trilateral Contact Group on consultations in Minsk (OSCE) 01/30/2015
  • Secretary Kerry Travel to Kyiv and Munich (State.gov) 01/30/2015
  • Protests Take Center Stage [Protests staged outside the Met, while inside one climbed on the stage with pro-Russia Netrebko to get his message across.] (The Wall Street Journal) 01/30/2015
  • Red Tape Traps Civilians in War-Torn Eastern Ukraine (NBC) 01/30/2015
  • 12 Killed In Ukraine As Peace Talks Awaited (Wall Street Journal) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Government Forces Surrounded (RFE/RL) 01/30/2015
  • Peace Talks Reportedly Postponed As Casualties Mount (RFE/RL) 01/30/2015
  • Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing (RFE/RL) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Government Forces Surrounded (RFE/RL) 01/30/2015
  • Meet Yevgeny Fyodorov, The Russian Lawmaker Who Wants More Western Sanctions (RFE/RL) 01/30/2015
  • Eastern fighting heats up over 24 hours (Ukrainian Journal) 01/30/2015
  • EU foreign ministers vote to delay tougher sanctions against Russians (Ukrainian Journal) 01/30/2015
  • IMF team extending its mission in Kiev beyond departure date (Ukrainian Journal) 01/30/2015
  • Dnipropetrovsk's Interpipe to exit Russian market this year (Ukrainian Journal) 01/30/2015
  • Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev separately warn about Ukraine crisis blowing out of control (National Post) 01/30/2015
  • Crimean Tatar Mejlis deputy leader reportedly detained in Crimea (RISU) 01/30/2015
  • Officials, religious leaders and community members gather in Dnipropetrovsk to mark 70th anniversary of the Holocaust (RISU) 01/30/2015
  • Moscow launches French language propaganda platform (Euractiv) 01/30/2015
  • Russia says it will extend aid to Greece if asked (Euractiv) 01/30/2015
  • Analyst: Russia focusing its propaganda on Kyiv (Euractiv) 01/30/2015
  • Hybrid Truth as Putins New Reality (Window on Eurasia) 01/30/2015
  • Pro-Moscow Groups Launch Websites for Peoples Republics in Latvia and Lithuania (Window on Eurasia) 01/30/2015
  • Crimean Tatar leader arrested in new wave of repression (KHPG) 01/30/2015
  • Russian woman charged with treason for reporting soldiers sent to Ukraine [Smolensk mother of seven is in detention facing charges of treason for trying to divulge the state secret that Russian soldiers fighting and dying in Ukraine] (KHPG) 01/30/2015
  • Russia reacts to PACE debacle with new charges against Nadiya Savchenko [Nadiya Savchenko charged with illegally crossing the border. BRAMA: But first, Russia had to kidnap her in Ukraine and forcibly take her across the border.] (KHPG) 01/30/2015
  • Trial in Russia imminent of Mustafa Dzhemilievs hostage son (KHPG) 01/30/2015
  • Russia sends military vehicles to Luhansk region- Ukraine's Operative Command North (Ukrinform) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 347: At Least 11 Dead In Shelling Attacks (The Interpreter) 01/30/2015
  • Donetsk death toll rising amid reports of multiple militant attacks (Ukraine Today) 01/30/2015
  • Patriotic coffeehouse burnt in Ukrainian city of Sumy (Ukraine Today) 01/30/2015
  • Polish defence minister says 'no obstacles' exist to arming Ukraine in ongoing war (Ukraine Today) 01/30/2015
  • Op-ed: How to stop Russia's war against Ukraine? (Kyiv Post) 01/30/2015
  • Call on the Russian authorities for the immediate release of Nadia Savchenko and other illegally detained prisoners of war (PACE) 01/30/2015
  • NATO to deploy small units in 6 Eastern European nations (Yahoo/AP) 01/30/2015
  • Russian government awards construction of $3 billion bridge to Crimea to Putin ally (Winnipeg Free Press/AP) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine talks fail, dozens killed and wounded in fighting (Yahoo/AFP) 01/30/2015
  • Russian central bank makes surprise interest rate cut (Reuters) 01/30/2015
  • Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk (The State) 01/30/2015
  • Ukraine battle rages for key town of Debaltseve (BBC) 01/30/2015

  • Photos by Gleb Garanich: Drafted into Ukraine's war (Reuters) 01/29/2015
  • Russia warns Bosnia and Herzegovina against sending ammunition to Ukraine (Deutsche Welle) 01/29/2015
  • Russian ambassador summoned to explain bombers over the Channel (Guardian) 01/29/2015
  • British Fighter Jets Intercepted Russian Bombers Over The English Channel (Business Insider) 01/29/2015
  • Russian bombers over English Channel raise stakes with Moscow (Globe and Mail) 01/29/2015
  • Ukrainian Officer Becomes Internet Hero After Saving Russian Soldier's Life (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 01/29/2015
  • Pro-Russian Rebels Have An Air Force Made From Old Soviet Aircraft, Say Ukraine Officials (International Business Times) 01/29/2015
  • Council conclusions on Ukraine (EU News) 01/29/2015
  • Russian Woman Arrested After Giving Information to Ukraine (ABC/AP) 01/29/2015
  • Rebels Press Assault in Eastern Ukraine (Voice of America) 01/29/2015
  • EU wins Greek backing to extend Russia sanctions, delays decision on new steps (Reuters) 01/29/2015
  • State Department: 'Russian Military Has a Significant Presence in Ukraine' (The Weekly Standard) 01/29/2015
  • Steven Pifer and Strobe Talbott: Ukraine needs America's help (Washington Post) 01/29/2015
  • At least 1,427 soldiers killed in Russias war against Ukraine (Kyiv Post) 01/29/2015
  • Russian mother of seven accused of treason over Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 01/29/2015
  • Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east [Vuhlehirsk] (Yahoo/AP) 01/29/2015
  • Russian Mom Faces Treason Charges for Call to Ukrainian Embassy (The Moscow Times) 01/29/2015
  • On Ukraine battlefield, one act of mercy becomes an Internet meme (Reuters) 01/29/2015
  • One Of The World's Best Bond Managers Has Lost 1.98 Billion In A Huge Gamble On Ukraine's Future (Business Insider) 01/29/2015
  • Prisoner exchange in eastern Ukraine, as witnessed by euronews (Euronews) 01/29/2015
  • Donetsk, Ukraine: 'They are trying to destroy us' VIDEO (The Guardian) 01/29/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 29 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/29/2015
  • How Russian Trolls are Recruited, Trained and Deployed (Window on Eurasia) 01/29/2015
  • Russias Turn to Fascism Should Not Surprise Anyone, Yampolsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/29/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom Before Their Meeting ['Particularly today, Ukraine is on all of our minds.'] (State.gov) 01/29/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics Before Their Meeting ['Latvia...underscores the importance of what is happening in the European response, unified to Ukraine, to the aggression that has taken place there, the violation of the sovereignty of Ukraine.'] (State.gov) 01/29/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 28 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/29/2015
  • 3-star: Ukraine army improving, but Army can still help (ArmyTimes.com) 01/29/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office appeals for renewed Minsk peace dialogue (OSCE) 01/29/2015
  • Ukraine says five serviceman killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours (Reuters) 01/29/2015
  • OSCE leader is tired of restraints to Ukraine mission by separatists [World Media] (Euromaidan Press) 01/29/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenkos final bullet will thunder with a deafening roar [World Media] (Euromaidan Press) 01/29/2015
  • Secretary General stresses NATOs solidarity with Ukraine (NATO) 01/29/2015
  • US signs off on $2 billion loan guarantee (Ukrainian Journal) 01/29/2015
  • Coal miners converge on Ukraine cabinet to demand support for industry (Ukrainian Journal) 01/29/2015
  • Ukraine hires Lazard to advise on possible debt restructuring (Ukrainian Journal) 01/29/2015
  • Russia's LUKOIL responds to Ukraine security service investigation (Ukrainian Journal) 01/29/2015
  • Belarus Says Ukraine Talks To Be Held January 30 (RFE/RL) 01/29/2015
  • Ukrainian Pilot In Russian Custody Transferred To Prison Hospital [Nadia (Nadiya) Savchenko] (RFE/RL) 01/29/2015
  • Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatar Mejlis Detained (RFE/RL) 01/29/2015
  • Kremlin Seethes Over Polish WWII Commemoration Plan (RFE/RL) 01/29/2015
  • Personal story: A JOURNEY THROUGH MY EYES [Ray Mancini photos, dated July 16, 2011] (Facebook) 01/29/2015
  • Russia Update: Defense Ministry Plans New Computer Programs to Monitor, Analyze Social Media (The Interpreter) 01/29/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 346: Russian-Backed Forces Fight To Encircle Debaltsevo (The Interpreter) 01/29/2015
  • Russia warns West support for Kiev could lead to 'catastrophe' (Reuters) 01/29/2015
  • Ceasefire no more. Renewed heavy fighting suggests that Russia has abandoned any pretence of sticking to the Minsk peace deal (The Economist) 01/29/2015
  • Ukraine Hires Lazard to Assist With Debt Restructuring [Ukraine to Restructure as Much as $20 Billion of Eurobond Debt] (Wall Street Journal) 01/29/2015
  • Polish Defense Minister Says Ukraine Peace Hopes Fading. Minister Claims Conflict Poses Europes Biggest Security Threat Since the Cold War (Wall Street Journal) 01/29/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Gazprom profits hit by Ukraine dispute and weaker rouble (Reuters) 01/29/2015
  • Ukraine Foreign Minister Warns of New Spiral of Violence. Pavlo Klimkins Comments Come as EU Officials Meet to Discuss Russia Sanctions (Wall Street Journal) 01/29/2015
  • Performance Yara Arts Group at 25! (Friday, Jan 30 in New York) (Ukrainian Museum) 01/29/2015
  • Column: Ukraine needs military aid (Philadelphia Inquirer) 01/29/2015
  • Scholars at Odds on Ukraine [BRAMA: Article about Putins American toady Stephen F. Cohen] (New York Times) 01/29/2015

  • How Russia outfoxes its enemies (BBC) 01/28/2015
  • Op-ed: Russia Is Denying the Obvious in Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 01/28/2015
  • Ukrainians forgotten heroes of Auschwitz. Oksana Bashuk Hepburn (Winnipeg Free Press) 01/28/2015
  • Sorry, Ukraine, You Can't Beat Putin (Bloomberg) 01/28/2015
  • HOW UKRAINE'S OUTGUNNED 'CYBORGS' LOST DONETSK AIRPORT (Los Angeles Times) 01/28/2015
  • Czar Putins Next Moves. By Thomas L. Friedman (The New York Times) 01/28/2015
  • US general calls for weapons to be given to Ukraine (UNIAN) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine Increasingly Not Just about Ukraine and Thus Western Aid Ever More Critical, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/28/2015
  • VIDEO: Anti-Putin protest on the Metropolitan Opera Stage. Roman Torgovitsky, founder of Wounded Warrior Ukraine ( http://woundedwarriorukraine.org/ ) got on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, after the Netrebko's performance with the banner. (Youtube) 01/28/2015
  • Czar Putins Next Moves (New York Times) 01/28/2015
  • Citing Ukraine, PACE renews sanctions against Russian delegation (PACE) 01/28/2015
  • Why Does the Kremlin, Living in Its Own Alternative Reality, Still Use Spies? (Window on Eurasia) 01/28/2015
  • Western Leaders Must Make Putin Lose Face Not Help Him Save It, Skobov Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/28/2015
  • European watchdog and the US call on Russia to free jailed Ukrainian officer on hunger strike [Savchenko] (U.S. News & World Report/AP) 01/28/2015
  • Kyiv, Moscow Trade Barbs Over Escalation of Conflict in E. Ukraine (Voice of America) 01/28/2015
  • The West can't placate Putin; it needs to help Kiev fight back (Los Angeles Times) 01/28/2015
  • Moscow accuses Kiev of targeting civilians, escalating clashes (PressTV) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine rebels claim key victory is within grasp (The Columbian) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine Clamps Down on Travel to and From Rebel Areas (New York Times) 01/28/2015
  • Ukrainian troops were shot at during May 9 protests in Mariupol, report finds (Kyiv Post) 01/28/2015
  • EU rebuffs Greek criticism of Ukraine statement (Reuters) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine hospitals 'under attack', says MSF (BBC) 01/28/2015
  • Deja vu in Ukraine: Russia is on the move (again) (PRI) 01/28/2015
  • Hasenstab Sees $3 Billion Vanish in Ukraine as Big Bet Sours (Bloomberg) 01/28/2015
  • Canada Extends Additional Economic Aid to Ukraine. Second C$200 Million Low-Interest Loan Part of a Broader Western Financing Package for Kiev (Wall Street Journal) 01/28/2015
  • Ukrainian Brides May Solve China's Gender Gap, Chinese Media (Foreign Policy) 01/28/2015
  • Pseudo-States, War Crimes and Winter in Ukraine (The Interpreter) 01/28/2015
  • Russian Spy Scandal Pulls Back Curtain On Often Humdrum World Of Espionage (RFE/RL) 01/28/2015
  • New Greek Government Has Deep, Long-Standing Ties With Russian 'Fascist' Dugin (RFE/RL) 01/28/2015
  • U.S. To Provide Ukraine $2 Billion In Loan Guarantees (RFE/RL) 01/28/2015
  • Ukrainian Students Call On Russian Counterparts To End 'Information War' (RFE/RL) 01/28/2015
  • Fighting Intensifies In Eastern Ukraine (NPR) 01/28/2015
  • Paul Goble: When Is An Invasion Not An Invasion? (Rufabula) 01/28/2015
  • Russia Considers Condemning 'Annexation' of East Germany (The New York Times/AP) 01/28/2015
  • Opinion: Ukraine looking more like Poland on the brink of World War Two. By John Lloyd (Reuters) 01/28/2015
  • Rada labels Russia an 'aggressor state' (Ukrainian Journal) 01/28/2015
  • EU finance ministers pledge Hr1.8 million to help Kiev avoid bankruptcy (Ukrainian Journal) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine to privatize remaining state coal mines by end of year (Ukrainian Journal) 01/28/2015
  • Trade minister touts prospects for free-trade deal with Canada (Ukrainian Journal) 01/28/2015
  • Brothers in Arms: Film Stories of the Russian-Ukrainian War screening at Columbia University Wednesday Jan 28 at 7:30 pm. Meet the filmmakers! (Ukrainian Museum) 01/28/2015
  • Plunging oil strengthens Ukraine's hand in Russia gas talks (Reuters) 01/28/2015
  • Putin eyes benefits as rebels gain in Ukraine (Reuters) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine: E.U. Sends Humanitarian Aid to East (The New York Times) 01/28/2015
  • After Three Russians Are Charged, the Prospect of a Spy Swap Surfaces (The New York Times) 01/28/2015
  • Russian Government Details Spending Cuts in View of Crisis (The New York Times/AP) 01/28/2015
  • Exclusive-EU Draft Would Extend Russia Sanctions Over Ukraine Escalation (The New York Times/Reuters) 01/28/2015
  • Obama, Merkel want Russia held accountable for violence in Ukraine (Reuters) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine says 3 soldiers killed in fighting in the east (Associated Press) 01/28/2015
  • Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting with separatists (Reuters) 01/28/2015
  • Editorial: Europe's trials bring lessons for Ukraine war (Christian Science Monitor) 01/28/2015
  • Tsipras has first clash with EU over Russia (Euractiv) 01/28/2015
  • Rebel advance in Ukraine prompts push for more Russia sanctions (Euractiv) 01/28/2015
  • Putin is Not a Rational Actor and Will Continue the War Despite His Interests or Russias, Oreshkin Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/28/2015
  • By Labeling Russia an Aggressor, Ukraine has Gained a Great Deal, Analysts Say (Window on Eurasia) 01/28/2015
  • Responsibility for Mariupol Starts But Doesnt End with Putin, Eidman Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/28/2015
  • Russian activists jailed for demanding Nadiya Savchenkos release (KHPG) 01/28/2015
  • Record number of Russians positive about Joseph Stalin (KHPG) 01/28/2015
  • Klimkin: Ukraine not to repeat Georgia's mistake in conflict with Russia (Ukrinform) 01/28/2015
  • 600 Ukrainians captured by terrorists, talks are tense - ATO spokesman (Ukrinform) 01/28/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 345: Russian-Backed Forces Continue Offensive In Donetsk Region (The Interpreter) 01/28/2015
  • Freedom in the world 2015: No civil liberties in Crimea after annexation (Kyiv Post) 01/28/2015
  • Ukrainian users ask Facebook for fair moderation of Russia-related posts (Kyiv Post) 01/28/2015
  • Athletics: Bubka to take on Coe for IAAF presidency (Yahoo/AFP) 01/28/2015
  • Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence (Yahoo/AFP) 01/28/2015
  • Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence (Yahoo/AFP) 01/28/2015
  • Russian spies center stage in 'The Americans' (Yahoo/AFP) 01/28/2015
  • Russias invasion of Ukraine an attack on democracy (KHPG) 01/28/2015

  • Russian Think Tank That Pushed for Invasion of Ukraine Wants Moscow to Overthrow Lukashenka (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/27/2015
  • Trapped by Artillery Fire: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 88) (VIDEO) (VICE News) 01/27/2015
  • Opinion: In It To Win It. The Wests inability to comprehend how Vladimir Putin sees the world means it has trouble thinking constructively about how to deal with him. (The American Interest) 01/27/2015
  • Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement (Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of talks (The State/AP) 01/27/2015
  • Putin Goes All In as Ukraine Fights for Funding to Avert Default (Bloomberg) 01/27/2015
  • Putin's Fantasy Island (RFE/RL) 01/27/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 26 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/27/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 27 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/27/2015
  • A Good SWIFT Kick [for Russia] (Streetwise Professor) 01/27/2015
  • Schauble Urges Ukraine to Start Talks With Creditors (Wall Street Journal) 01/27/2015
  • US Official:' A Free Europe Rises or Falls With Ukraine' (Voice of America) 01/27/2015
  • Ukrainian soldiers forced to EAT their uniform after they are captured and humiliated by Russian 'separatist' commander during battle for Donetsk airport (Daily Mail) 01/27/2015
  • Disturbing Videos Raise War-Crimes Concerns In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/27/2015
  • Cargill likely to stay private, commits to Ukraine: CEO (Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • As shelling batters Ukraine's cities, country's children increasingly in danger - UN (United Nations) 01/27/2015
  • UPDATE 1-EU agrees 1.8 billion euros for Ukraine, to consider more (Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • In response to Ukraine crisis, Berlin to launch new think tank (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Russia And Ukraine Battle Over The The Holocaust (BuzzFeed) 01/27/2015
  • Putin Needles Ukraine as He Shuns Wartime Allies at Auschwitz (Bloomberg) 01/27/2015
  • Mariupol, Ukraine residents defiant as Russia threat looms over crucial export hub (Washington Times) 01/27/2015
  • Dutch judge approves Russian hacking suspect's extradition to US (Yahoo/AP) 01/27/2015
  • Russia's Gazprom eyes first gas via new route to Turkey by 2017 (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Russia dismisses U.S. espionage charges against alleged NYC spy ring (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko told UK police Putin ordered his death (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Russia's 2014 arms sales top $15 billion: Putin ['Exports of high-tech military products is important for Russia, especially amid the difficult geopolitical situation. It is important for updating the production of the defense sector...and solving many social issues.'] (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Russia scorns 'politically motivated' downgrade to junk rating (Yahoo/AFP) 01/27/2015
  • Attempts to rewrite history 'unacceptable': Putin at Auschwitz ceremony in Moscow (Yahoo/AFP) 01/27/2015
  • S&P cuts Russia credit rating to 'junk' (Yahoo/AFP) 01/27/2015
  • Increase in violence in eastern Ukraine on agenda at OSCE Special Permanent Council (OSCE) 01/27/2015
  • Efforts to counter anti-Semitism and all forms of intolerance crucial as ever, says OSCE on 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation (OSCE) 01/27/2015
  • OSCE PA President calls on Russia to close border with Ukraine (OSCE) 01/27/2015
  • Rebels advance against army garrison town (Ukrainian Journal) 01/27/2015
  • NATO blames pro-Russian separatists for escalation of eastern fighting (Ukrainian Journal) 01/27/2015
  • Rocket hits on Mariupol civilians a war crime, UN official says (Ukrainian Journal) 01/27/2015
  • Daily imports of natural gas via Hungary spike 38% on Jan. 24 (Ukrainian Journal) 01/27/2015
  • The Reality and Myth of Ukrainian Neutrality (World Affairs Journal) 01/27/2015
  • EU Renews Push for Russian Sanctions; Putin Blamess Ukraine (Businessweek) 01/27/2015
  • EU leaders warn of more sanctions against Russia (Financial Times) 01/27/2015
  • Ukraine Labels Russia Aggressor State (Voice of America) 01/27/2015
  • Op-ed: Save the New Ukraine. By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY and GEORGE SOROS (New York Times) 01/27/2015
  • Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in 'tense' eastern conflict: Kiev military (Reuters) 01/27/2015
  • Teenage warriors prepare for battle as part of Right Sector's Ukrainian Volunteer Corps (Kyiv Post) 01/27/2015
  • Putin Acting like a Terrorist Because He Cant Afford Full-Scale Invasion of Ukraine, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/27/2015
  • Armed Offensive against Independent Crimean Tatar TV Channel (KHPG) 01/27/2015
  • 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz: Politicization of this place is unthinkable (KHPG) 01/27/2015
  • 'Russian Spies' in NYC: US government charges three Russians for alleged involvement (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/27/2015
  • Ukrainian forces destroy militant aircraft fleet [on the ground] (Ukraine Today) 01/27/2015
  • Ukraine presents evidence of Mariupol attack (Ukraine Today) 01/27/2015
  • Russia Update: Court Upholds Definition of Soldiers Mothers of St. Petersburg as Foreign Agent (The Interpreter) 01/27/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 344: Heavy Fighting Reported Outside Debaltsevo And In The Lugansk Region (The Interpreter) 01/27/2015
  • Russian Actor Put On Ukraine's 'Wanted List' For Shooting At Troops (RFE/RL) 01/27/2015
  • Trapped by Artillery Fire: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 88) (VIDEO) (VICE News) 01/27/2015
  • Russian Deputy: Savchenko Cannot Be Released On Immunity Status (RFE/RL) 01/27/2015
  • New Index Ranks 178 Countries By Economic Freedom [Russias economy was deemed mostly unfree and was ranked at 143rd] (RFE/RL) 01/27/2015
  • Russia announces anti-crisis plan after rating downgrade (Yahoo/AP) 01/27/2015

  • Ukrainian Forces Struggle as Fighting Flares in East (The New York Times) 01/26/2015
  • Attack on Ukraine's Mariupol targeted civilians: UN (Yahoo/AFP) 01/26/2015
  • Russia Leads Emerging-Stock Decline on Ukraine as Ruble Plunges (Bloomberg) 01/26/2015
  • What are Plans Accepted by the State to Repay Debts under the Court Decisions in 2015? (Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union) 01/26/2015
  • Another Russian Aid Invasion: Ukraine accuses Moscow of using aid to send in troops and weapons (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/26/2015
  • Odesa Protests Against Russia Invasion: Activists demand Russian Consular Office be closed (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/26/2015
  • Miss Ukraine speaks of war at Miss Universe, becomes second runner-up (Kyiv Post) 01/26/2015
  • Op-ed: More aid to Ukraine would invest in a stronger Europe. By Borys Lozhkin (Washington Post) 01/26/2015
  • Ukrainian woman pilot could die in Russian detention, lawyer says (Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • Putin brands Ukraine army a NATO proxy as fighting flares (Yahoo/AFP) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine: Minsk peace accords must be revived, UN political chief tells Security Council (United Nations) 01/26/2015
  • Miss Ukraine Calls Out Russian Invasion of Her Country (Breitbart News) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine at war: 'People feel abandoned' (The Guardian) 01/26/2015
  • NATO criticizes Russia, backs Ukraine at emergency meeting (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • Gustav Gressel: The Ukraine-Russia War (European Council on Foreign Relations) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine to ask Hague to investigate 'crimes against humanity' (CNN) 01/26/2015
  • Putin Is Winning the Ukraine War on Three Fronts (Daily Beast) 01/26/2015
  • Miss Ukraine Calls Out Russian Invasion of Her Country During Miss Universe Pageant (National Review Online) 01/26/2015
  • Unrest in Ukraine Threatens World Peace (Politico) 01/26/2015
  • Attacks on civilians in Mariupol, Ukraine were war crime: UN (Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • UN: deadly attack on Ukraine city could be war crime (Washington Post) 01/26/2015
  • Guns, Lies, and Videotape: The War in Eastern Ukraine Is Back On in Full (Foreign Policy) 01/26/2015
  • Attorney General Holder Announces Charges Against Russian Spy Ring in New York City. Spy Ring Attempted to Collect Economic Intelligence and Recruit New York City Residents as Intelligence Sources (Justice.gov) 01/26/2015
  • Alexander Motyl: Has Russia's War Against Ukraine Reached a Point of No Return? (Huffington Post) 01/26/2015
  • IMF pressed to increase lending to Ukraine (Financial Times) 01/26/2015
  • Putin Blames Violence in Ukraine on Kiev. Russian Presidents Comments Come After Rocket Attack That Killed 30 Civilians in Mariupol (The Wall Street Journal) 01/26/2015
  • Russia needs to revive Soviet-era sense of solidarity Patriarch Kirill (RISU) 01/26/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko day in Kyiv #freesavchenko (Kyiv Post) 01/26/2015
  • Russian security forces raid independent Crimean TV station (Associated Press) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine turns to International Criminal Court over terrorist killings (Euractiv) 01/26/2015
  • Russia dismisses 'hysteria' over Ukraine bloodshed (CBS/AP) 01/26/2015
  • Russia defiant after threats from West over Ukraine (The Detroit News/AP) 01/26/2015
  • Russia warns West not to blackmail it over Ukraine (Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • Raid on ATR television channel in Crimea unacceptable, a clear intrusion of medias independence, says Mijatovic [ATR is a Crimean Tatar channel] (OSCE) 01/26/2015
  • Media freedom under siege in Crimea, Ukraine, says OSCE representative [dated 3/14/2014, posted here fyi to show that all Ukrainian stations had been cut and replaced with Russian ones] (OSCE) 01/26/2015
  • Putin: Ukraine Army in Fact NATO Legion (Voice of America) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine's President Claims Intercepted Calls Prove Pro-Russian Rebels Attacked Mariupol, Killed 30 (International Business Times) 01/26/2015
  • Rebels advance in Ukraine, Moscow faces sanctions threats. Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours: Kiev military (Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • Raw: Dramatic video shows rocket attack [by pro-Russians and/or Russians in Ukraine] (USA Today) 01/26/2015
  • Modi listening, Obama assails Putin on Ukraine (The Indian Express) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine Has Lost Half Its Warplanes. Russian invasion, civil war and neglect have destroyed nearly 200 of Kievs military aircraft (Medium.com) 01/26/2015
  • A Fight for Democracy: Why Ukraine Matters. By Carl Gershman (World Affairs Journal) 01/26/2015
  • Baltic countries join Ukraine to call for EU, UN action (Baltic Times) 01/26/2015
  • Foreigners Visiting Russia Required to Submit Detailed Travel Plans [BRAMA: Back to the USSR!] (The Moscow Times) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine Reignites. Why Russia Should be Added to the State Sponsors of Terrorism List. By Taras Kuzio (Foreign Affairs) 01/26/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin's System Is Built on Shaky Foundations (The Moscow Times) 01/26/2015
  • Op-ed: Ukraine Crisis More Dangerous Than Cold War (The Moscow Times) 01/26/2015
  • Russia blames Ukraine for violence, urges West not to support Kiev (Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • Ilan Berman: Rhetoric Versus Reality On Ukraine (Forbes) 01/26/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 25 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/26/2015
  • NATO Secretary General statement on the extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NATO) 01/26/2015
  • Kiev punishes civilians in Donetsk with travel permits and drugs blockade. Ukrainians indisputed areas suffer as Kiev restricts access to food, electricity and medicines (The Guardian) 01/26/2015
  • Tusk slams Moscow 'appeasement' as EU debates new sanctions on Russia (Euractiv) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine Can Win This War, Moscow Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/26/2015
  • Putins Hybrid War Prompts Belarus to Redefine Invasion (Window on Eurasia) 01/26/2015
  • Why has Nadiya Savchenko not been freed? Demand that Russia answers! #feesavchenko (KHPG) 01/26/2015
  • Russia is Abetting War Crimes: Ratify Rome Statute Now! (KHPG) 01/26/2015
  • Russia in no hurry to answer for its Soviet-type bans on Dzhemiliev and Yuksel (KHPG) 01/26/2015
  • State of emergency declared in Donbas (Ukrinform) 01/26/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 343: Russian-Backed Forces Resume Attacks In Mariupol Area (The Interpreter) 01/26/2015
  • Russia Update: Will West Remove Russia from SWIFT After Mariupol? [Belgium-based Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication] (The Interpreter) 01/26/2015
  • Shelling briefly traps 500 miners in east Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 01/26/2015
  • U.S. has 'more tools' to put pressure on Russia: Lew (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • Rebels advance in Ukraine, Moscow faces sanctions threats (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • Poland criticizes bilateral trade deals with Moscow after French accord (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • NATO, Ukraine to meet in response to renewed fighting (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/26/2015
  • NATO chief - Putin comment on NATO legion in Ukraine is 'nonsense' (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/26/2015

  • If Mariupol Falls to Rebels, Is Kiev Next? (Daily Beast) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine hides devastating losses as Russia-backed fighters surge forward (Kyiv Post) 01/25/2015
  • U.S., Europe Threaten New Sanctions Against Moscow (The Wall Street Journal) 01/25/2015
  • Dashcam: shelling of residential street in Ukraine's Mariupol - video (The Guardian) 01/25/2015
  • Shelling of Mariupol Ups the Ante in Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 01/25/2015
  • After Brief Respite, Conflict In Ukraine Flares Back Up (NPR) 01/25/2015
  • Op-ed: Russians Have the Government They Deserve. By Nina L. Khrushcheva (The Moscow Times) 01/25/2015
  • Op-ed: South Ossetia is the Next Crimea (The Moscow Times) 01/25/2015
  • Anti-Russia advocates protest UMS award. As the University Musical Society prepared to award Mariinsky Orchestra Conductor Valery Gergiev with the prestigious University Musical Society Distinguished Artist Award on Saturday at Hill Auditorium, Ukrainian protesters and anti-Russia advocates collected on the steps outside in a die-in protest. (Michigan Daily) 01/25/2015
  • Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression' (Reuters) 01/25/2015
  • Ed Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine (CBC/CP) 01/25/2015
  • SEE IT: Terrifying near-miss caught on video in Ukraine rocket attack. At least 30 people were killed and more than 100 wounded Saturday as Russian-backed rebels attacked the eastern Ukraine port city of Mariupol. (New York Daily News) 01/25/2015
  • Not by bread alone: Russians urged to go without for Putin (Yahoo/AFP) 01/25/2015
  • Russia Refuses to Condemn Indiscriminate Rocket Attack That Killed Civilians in Ukraine (VICE News) 01/25/2015
  • Red Alert Update: At the Heart of the Mariupol Crisis (Stratfor) 01/25/2015
  • President Poroshenko says de-escalation is priority in east Ukraine (Reuters) 01/25/2015
  • Too close for comfort: Ukrainian motorist captures the moment he is within yards of being blown up ... (Daily Mail) 01/25/2015
  • Paris Press Club: Ukraine a new geopolitical challenge for Europe (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/25/2015
  • Ukrainian Opinion: Do your international friends understand what is happening in Ukraine? (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/25/2015
  • OSCE suggests carrying out peacekeeping operation in Donbas (Ukraine Today) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 342: The Devastation of Mariupol (The Interpreter) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine Holds Day Of Mourning After Mariupol Attack (RFE/RL) 01/25/2015
  • Russia is Abetting War Crimes: Ratify Rome Statute Now! (KHPG) 01/25/2015
  • Snubbed by U.S. and Europe, Kremlin Looks to Asia at Davos (The New York Times) 01/25/2015
  • John R. Carpenter: In the Pit of the Stomach [Protest of Putin supporter Valery Gergiev's concert in Ann Arbor kept audience away] (Facebook) 01/25/2015
  • Record number of Russians positive about Joseph Stalin (KHPG) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine Clashes Broaden as Obama Pledges More Pressure on Russia (Bloomberg) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine: Phone Calls Prove Rebels Attacked City, Killed 30 [BRAMA: DNR leader Zakharchenko declared the attack and then denied it.] (ABC/AP) 01/25/2015
  • Obama vows to ratchet up pressure on Moscow over Ukraine (Reuters) 01/25/2015
  • President Poroshenko says de-escalation is priority in east Ukraine (Reuters) 01/25/2015
  • Russia blocks UN Security Council statement condemning shelling of Ukrainian city that killed 30 (Independent) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Russia blocks UN attempt to condemn rebel rocket attack. UK-proposed statement called for inquiry into assault on Mariupol. Diplomatic tensions escalate along with fighting in eastern Ukraine. Dozens die as rebels shell Mariupol (The Guardian) 01/25/2015
  • International condemnation over shelling of Ukraine's Mariupol ['At least 30 people were killed and 83 others injured in the rocket attack on the port city of Mariupol'] (Deutsche Welle) 01/25/2015
  • Why war has exploded again in Ukraine (Mashable) 01/25/2015
  • Rebels launch 'intense' attacks on Ukraine government troops - Kiev military (Reuters) 01/25/2015
  • Pope Francis prayed for victims in Mariupol (RISU) 01/25/2015
  • Ukrainian Events Keep Moscow from Addressing Cossack Genocide of 1920s (Window on Eurasia) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine's Prime Minister Yatseniuk holds meeting of operational headquarters after attacks in Mariupol (Ukrinform) 01/25/2015
  • Ukraine Day of Mourning: Ukrainians pay tribute to civilians killed in Mariupol insurgent attack (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/25/2015
  • EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini condemns Mariupol shelling (Ukraine Today) 01/25/2015

  • Video Shows Nightmarish Scenes After Rocket Barrage in Eastern Ukraine (VICE News) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine: Cutting Graft Top Priority to Reach New Bailout (ABC/AP) 01/24/2015
  • Tank troops fight to contain rebel expansion in eastern Ukraine (Daily Telegraph) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine Pays Russia's Gazprom On Time Again, But Both Looking For New Partners (Forbes) 01/24/2015
  • Russian troops support rebel offensive in Ukraine, NATO says (Reuters) 01/24/2015
  • Offensive has begun upon key city, Ukranian rebel leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, says (Boston Globe/AP) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine's new finance minister, Natalie Jaresko: Ukraine bailout 'sufficient to rebuild credibility' (BBC) 01/24/2015
  • Russia Blocks U.N. Statement on Ukraine as Fighting Escalates (Reuters/The Moscow Times) 01/24/2015
  • Sundance 2015: As war escalates at home, two Ukrainians take on Putin (Los Angeles Times) 01/24/2015
  • Biden's Call with Ukrainian President Poroshenko (US Embassy) 01/24/2015
  • Yulia Tymoshenko to President Poroshenko: Russia is a threat to humanity (Tymoshenko.ua) 01/24/2015
  • NATO Secretary General statement on the situation in Ukraine (NATO) 01/24/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), 24 January 2015: Shelling Incident on Olimpiiska Street in Mariupol (OSCE) 01/24/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 23 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/24/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Attacks in Ukraine by Russia-Backed Separatists (State.gov) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30 (Yahoo/AP) 01/24/2015
  • Rockets rain on eastern Ukrainian port city, killing at least 20 (Mashable) 01/24/2015
  • The Real Birth of the Ukrainian Nation (Euromaidan Press) 01/24/2015
  • Statement by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine on civilian deaths in Donetsk (OSCE) 01/24/2015
  • Rockets Target Mariupol In Rebels' Eastern Ukraine Offensive (RFE/RL) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of deadly shelling in port city of Mariupol (Washington Post) 01/24/2015
  • At Least 10 Killed in Rocket Attack on Port City in Eastern Ukraine [Mariupol] (The New York Times) 01/24/2015
  • Rebel shelling kills up to 10 people in east Ukrainian city of Mariupol: officials (Reuters) 01/24/2015
  • EU tells Moscow to 'assume its responsibility' in Ukraine war (Yahoo/AFP) 01/24/2015
  • Shelling in Mariupol: 27 people killed, 97 wounded (UPDATE) (Kyiv Post) 01/24/2015
  • Filatov: Commercial courts will keep power, judges to be more accountable (Kyiv Post) 01/24/2015
  • Swedish volunteer with Azov Battalion dies in car accident (Kyiv Post) 01/24/2015
  • Rockets Target Mariupol In Rebels' Eastern Ukraine Offensive (RFE/RL) 01/24/2015
  • News Analysis: How Best To Help Ukraine Is The $50 Billion Question (RFE/RL) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine Rebel Leader Claims New Attack On Mariupol (NPR) 01/24/2015
  • Statement by the Trilateral Contact Group: ongoing hostilities in eastern Ukraine should be stopped immediately (OSCE) 01/24/2015
  • OSCE Chief Monitor in Ukraine condemns Mariupol shelling as reckless, indiscriminate and disgraceful attack on innocent civilians, including women and children (OSCE) 01/24/2015
  • Putin Wants to Break Ukraine Not Seize the Donbas, Moscow Analysts Say [BRAMA: What's the diff? Breaking Ukraine and making it a vassal of Moscow, or breaking it apart and absorbing it piece by piece as some new republic within Russia amounts to the same thing: Russia wants to control Ukraine.] (Window on Eurasia) 01/24/2015
  • Putin Seen Declaring War on Kyiv the Only Way He Can By Blaming Ukraine (Window on Eurasia) 01/24/2015
  • Crimean Tatar rights activist deported from his native Crimea (KHPG) 01/24/2015
  • Putin responsible for killed civilians in Mariupol - Turchynov (Ukrinform) 01/24/2015
  • Mariupol's city mayor and authorities evaluate damages after shelling (Ukrinform) 01/24/2015
  • Poroshenko left for Saudi Arabia (Ukrinform) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day Day 341: Russian-Backed Forces Continue Push into Ukraine (Ukrinform) 01/24/2015
  • Eastern Ukraine Is Slipping Back Into All-Out War (Vice News) 01/24/2015
  • Ukrainian prime minister calls on members of UN Security Council to meet following deadly Mariupol shelling (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/24/2015
  • Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout (Yahoo/AP) 01/24/2015

  • Russian Elite Warns Of War With The U.S (BuzzFeed) 01/23/2015
  • George Soros thinks the future of the European Union is at risk over Ukraine (Quartz) 01/23/2015
  • U.S. Senate demands to revise defense policy and recognize Russia as threat (joinfo.com) 01/23/2015
  • Book of the Week: Peter Pomerantsev's memoir of his decade working for a Moscow TV company. Read by Justin Salinger. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible. By Peter Pomerantsev (BBC) 01/23/2015
  • Hard evidence, the regular Russian army invades Ukraine (Conflict Report) 01/23/2015
  • Putin's Propaganda Industry Tightens Its Belt (Bloomberg) 01/23/2015
  • NATO Chief Ready to Meet Russia's Lavrov to Discuss Ukraine (Reuters/The Moscow Times) 01/23/2015
  • [VIDEO] 'Acceleration of Violence' in Ukraine. Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Adrian Karatnycky explains why strong Western sanctions are essential to countering Vladimir Putins invasion of Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Putin says Ukraine ordered new offensive against rebels. Russian leader accuses Kiev of violating latest truce as pro-Moscow fighters unveil their own large-scale assault plans. (Al Jazeera) 01/23/2015
  • Russia Seeks Political Influence on Ukraine Via the Normandy Group (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine plans debt talks with all bondholders - finance minister (Reuters) 01/23/2015
  • Ukrainian Separatists Reportedly Abandon Peace Talks (NPR) 01/23/2015
  • Podcast: The Second Front [Kirill Kobrin, editor of the Moscow-based history and sociology magazine Neprikosnovenny Zapas; Natalya Churikova, managing editor of RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service and host of the program European Connect; and Andreas Umland, a professor of Russian and Ukrainian history at Kyiv Mohyla Academy and a senior research fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation in Kyiv.] (RFE/RL) 01/23/2015
  • Time to rethink Ukraine deal (CNN) 01/23/2015
  • A Deadly January in Ukraine. At least 29 people are dying every day in eastern Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels are only promising more violence (The Atlantic) 01/23/2015
  • Op-ed: Thousands of Russian Troops in Airport Push (Newsweek) 01/23/2015
  • UPDATE 1-EU to consider raising new Ukraine aid to 2.5 bln euros (Reuters) 01/23/2015
  • US Deploying Troops to Ukraine to Train its National Guard (Military.com) 01/23/2015
  • Op-ed: Doug Bandow: Washington should stay out of the Russo-Ukrainian quarrel [Quote: 'Ukraine isnt important geopolitically...Washington never guaranteed Ukraines security... Vladimir Putin is not Hitler and Russia is not Nazi Germany...'] (Orange County Register) 01/23/2015
  • Footage Shows Damage at Donetsk Airport [VIDEO] (The New York Times) 01/23/2015
  • War Is Exploding Anew in Ukraine; Rebels Vow More (The New York Times) 01/23/2015
  • 'We're nothing more than bargaining chips' what it means to be Ukrainian in wartime (The Guardian) 01/23/2015
  • Op-ed: Note to Ukraine: Stop Whitewashing the Political Record (Huffington Post) 01/23/2015
  • Davos Diary: Russia Trying to Derail IMF Talks, Says Ukrainian Official [Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko] (Foreign Policy) 01/23/2015
  • Litvinenko inquiry: the proof Russia was involved in dissident's murder (Telegraph) 01/23/2015
  • Free Nadia Savchenko! (World Affairs Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Conductor Gergiev, Geopolitical Casualty (World Affairs Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 22 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/23/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks at the World Economic Forum (State.gov) 01/23/2015
  • January 22: Whereas Russias Foreign Minister Lavrov said again, mockingly, that he yet needs to be presented with any evidence that Russian army is indeed fighting in Donbas (Euromaidan Press) 01/23/2015
  • Photo evidence of Russian soldiers in Ukraine [+VIDEO] (Ukraine Today) 01/23/2015
  • Russia Update: Inexhaustible Supply for Russian-backed Separatists Taboo for Diplomats (The Interpreter) 01/23/2015
  • Ukrainian forces fight off attacks by pro-Moscow gunmen and Russian troops on Bakhmutka highway and Troitske (Ukrinform) 01/23/2015
  • Top official: Russians will 'eat less' for Putin (Yahoo/AP) 01/23/2015
  • Russia terror alert (Kyiv Post) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 340: DNR Leader Zakharchenko No More Ceasefires (The Interpreter) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine Talks Tough on Russian Gas as EU Supplies More Fuel (Bloomberg) 01/23/2015
  • St. Petersburg conscripts sent to Eastern Ukraine (Euromaidan Press) 01/23/2015
  • Why speak no evil policy of the Met, Carnegie Hall and BAM is so objectionable (Euromaidan Press) 01/23/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 21 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/23/2015
  • NATO chief paints bleak Ukraine picture (Ukrainian Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine bonds slump after finance minister hints at restructuring move (Ukrainian Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine will get 60% of gas needs from Europe, says Naftgaz CEO (Ukrainian Journal) 01/23/2015
  • Donetsk coke plant reported operating at less than 25% of capacity (Ukrainian Journal) 01/23/2015
  • How Russian propaganda spreads online [dated 1/19/2015] (Dailydot.com) 01/23/2015
  • Belarusian Activists Sentenced Over Euromaidan Commemorations (RFE/RL) 01/23/2015
  • UN Condemns Donetsk Bus Attack (RFE/RL) 01/23/2015
  • Poroshenko Says Pro-Russia Rebels Paid 'High Price' For Attacks (+VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine Separatists Vow To 'Advance To Borders' Of Donetsk Region (RFE/RL) 01/23/2015
  • In Brutally Critical Open Letter, Russian-Born Scholar Talks Of His 'Overwhelming Nausea' Over Putin's Russia (RFE/RL) 01/23/2015
  • Putin Shrinks Inner Circle, Snubs Anxious Billionaires in Favor of Ukraine Hawks (Business Week) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine rebel Zakharchenko 'rejects truce talks' (BBC) 01/23/2015
  • Germany Sees Last Chance for Peace as Putin Blames Ukraine (Bloomberg) 01/23/2015
  • Dozens Of Ukraine Rebels Killed In Rocket Attack On Captured Airport Outside Donetsk (Huffington Post/AP) 01/23/2015
  • Putin blames Ukraine's 'criminal orders' for new fighting [was Ukraine separatists to press on with offensive: Interfax] (Reuters) 01/23/2015
  • Russians will 'eat less' for Putin, top official says (Mashable) 01/23/2015
  • Airport saga. Renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine makes a mockery of all peace deals (The Economist) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine and the IMF: Bigger and better. But a new bail-out will be no panacea (The Economist) 01/23/2015
  • Death toll in Ukraine conflict exceeds 5,000, may be 'considerably higher' UN (United Nations) 01/23/2015
  • UN: More than 5000 perished in eastern Ukraine (Ukrinform) 01/23/2015
  • At least 1,373 soldiers killed in Russias war against Ukraine [4,838 civilians] (Kyiv Post) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine death toll may be far higher than known 5,000 - U.N. (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/23/2015
  • Talking to Putin about Ukraine Reinforcing Kremlin Leaders Distorted View of the World, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/23/2015
  • Sinister Remake: Blood and POW Humiliation for the Cameras (updated) (KHPG) 01/23/2015
  • Crimean librarian fined for anti-Russian books about Holodomor (KHPG) 01/23/2015
  • Memorial declares Oleg Navalny a political prisoner [of Russia] (KHPG) 01/23/2015
  • Security measures tightened at Ukrainian airports, railway stations, power plants (Ukrinform) 01/23/2015
  • 'DPR' leader: No more ceasefires (Ukrinform) 01/23/2015
  • Russia faces $40 billion battle to stave off banking crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels (Yahoo/AFP) 01/23/2015
  • Pro-Russia rebels cement hold on disputed Ukraine airport (Yahoo/AFP) 01/23/2015
  • Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east (Yahoo/AFP) 01/23/2015
  • Russia: UEFA may create football league in annexed Crimea (Yahoo/AP) 01/23/2015
  • Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming (Yahoo/AP) 01/23/2015

  • These Are The Weapons That Russia Is Pouring Into Eastern Ukraine (Business Insider) 01/22/2015
  • NATO Focuses on Russian Violations of Ukraine's Sovereignty (Defense.gov) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine's About to Embarrass Some Investors (Bloomberg) 01/22/2015
  • German foreign minister reports progress in four-way talks on Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 01/22/2015
  • The Death of Ukraines Cyborg Army. If the United States is really supporting Ukraine, as President Obama claims, then why are Kievs forces getting hammered? (Foreign Policy) 01/22/2015
  • Rebels parade Ukrainian POWs through shelled city (Yahoo/AFP) 01/22/2015
  • Poroshenko: Russian troops backing rebels (Ukrainian Journal) 01/22/2015
  • NBU to consider refinancing rate increase at meeting this month (Ukrainian Journal) 01/22/2015
  • NBU initiatives aim at stimulating M&A, removing toxic assets (Ukrainian Journal) 01/22/2015
  • Russia jails the proof it is at war. Ukrainian soldiers denied international POW status while Putin plays coy. [Nadiya Savchenko's lawyer Mark Feygin] (USA Today) 01/22/2015
  • STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE (Senate.gov) 01/22/2015
  • 'You Could See Happiness In Their Eyes': Russian Veteran Recalls Soviet Liberation Of Auschwitz [(T)he 100th and 107th Divisions of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front were the first to enter the camp.'] (RFE/RL) 01/22/2015
  • Russian Military Insignia In Ukraine Spark Online Furor, Skepticism (RFE/RL) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine Financial Support From West Is Key Test of Russia Strength, Soros Says (Wall Street Journal) 01/22/2015
  • Europe to Russia: We won't blink over Ukraine (CNN) 01/22/2015
  • Fighting Spikes Again In Ukraine (NPR) 01/22/2015
  • POTUS on Ukraine: A Reverie (National Review) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine sees imports of European gas overtaking Russian gas this year (Reuters) 01/22/2015
  • Merkel: Russia violated EU with Ukraine actions (CNBC) 01/22/2015
  • NATO says detects signs of increased Russian involvement in eastern Ukraine (Reuters) 01/22/2015
  • Donetsk airport: Ukraine's coveted prize (BBC) 01/22/2015
  • Europe Appeals to Putin's Ego As it Seeks Peace in Ukraine (TIME) 01/22/2015
  • Death and despair in eastern Ukraine's former city of roses (Mashable) 01/22/2015
  • Pro-Russia separatists vow further advances into Ukraine after taking Donetsk airport (Daily Telegraph) 01/22/2015
  • Doug Schoen: Russia And Ukraine Are At War (Forbes) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine Just Lost A Crucial Airport To Russia-Backed Rebels, And The Photos Are Staggering (Business Insider) 01/22/2015
  • How popular are Putin and Obama in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine? (Washington Post) 01/22/2015
  • Chaotic Retreat Follows Ukrainians Withdrawal From Donetsk Airport (The New York Times) 01/22/2015
  • Ukrainians in Kyiv celebrate national Unity Day (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Railway line explosion reduces military supplies access to key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Donetsk Airport overrun by rebels, say army volunteers (Kyiv Post) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 339: 13 Civilians Reported Killed In Trolleybus Shelling In Donetsk (The Interpreter) 01/22/2015
  • Editorial: Russias invasion of Ukraine should cause much more than a hiccup in relations (The Washington Post) 01/22/2015
  • OSCE confirms deadly Debaltseve Grad rocket attack launched from militant-held territory (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Ukrainian forces withdraw from Donetsk airport terminal after 242-day defence (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Hillary Clinton suggests US military support for Ukraine (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • NATO confirms Russian troops shift to Ukraine (Ukrinform) 01/22/2015
  • Day of Ukrainian Unity and Remembrance for the First Maidan Victims (KHPG) 01/22/2015
  • Pro-Moscow rebels force Ukraine retreat in battle for key airport stronghold (Washington Post) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine's President Nearly Cried As He Held A Piece Of A Blown-Up Bus And Accused Russia Of 'Terror' (Business Insider) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine remembers Euromaidan's first martyr. Serhiy Nihoyan was shot dead by police on January 22 [BRAMA: Ukrainian-born Armenian Serhiy Nigoyan, Belarusian Mikhail Zhyneuski, and Ukrainian Yuriy Verbytsky were the first three to perish (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Russia Today (Russian gov't run media) has Nationalism without a Nation, Shtepa Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraines leaders broaden mobilization while refusing to declare state of war (KHPG) 01/22/2015
  • PACE: Nadiya Savchenkos health is critical, release her now! (KHPG) 01/22/2015
  • Controversy Over UMS Award To Russian Orchestra. Russian Conductor Valery Gergiev Criticized as Anti-Gay, Putin Supporter (PrideSource) 01/22/2015
  • At Least 7 Killed in Shelling of City Bus in Eastern Ukraine (The New York Times) 01/22/2015
  • Russia Presses Ahead With Plan for Gas Pipeline to Turkey (The New York Times) 01/22/2015
  • Weekly update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 10:00, 21 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/22/2015
  • Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Briefing on Ukraine, January 21, 2015. ['Let us pull the veil away from Putins peace plan, and call it for what it is: a Russian occupation plan.] (The United States Mission to NATO) 01/22/2015
  • Russian Interior Ministry Wants to Restore Stalin-Style Troikas to Speed Up Justice (Window on Eurasia) 01/22/2015
  • Yatsenyuk blames Russia for deadly Donetsk bus attack (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/22/2015
  • Moscow Agrees to Try Gyumri Killer in Armenia but in a Russian Court [Russian soldier who has confessed to killing an Armenian family] (Window on Eurasia) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine agreement opens way to Astana summit (EurActiv) 01/22/2015
  • Karl Habsburg-Lothringen: We now have a truly European radio station in Ukraine (EurActiv) 01/22/2015
  • First Victims Of Maidan Crackdown Remembered In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine talks reach agreement on demarcation line, Steinmeier says (Reuters) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine, Russia agree to pull back heavy weapons (+VIDEO) (Christian Science Monitor) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine and Russia agree dividing line for pulling back heavy weapons [BRAMA note: These would be the Russian weapons that Russia still denies moving into Ukraine.] (The Guardian) 01/22/2015
  • Civilians killed as shells rain down in Ukraine's Donetsk region (CNN) 01/22/2015
  • Donetsk bus hit by mortar as Ukrainian forces lose control of airport. Conflicting reports of who was responsible for mortar attack that killed at least eight in separatist stronghold (Guardian) 01/22/2015
  • Donetsk bus stop shelling kills nine (BBC) 01/22/2015
  • Ukraine 'abandons' fiercely contested Donetsk airport (Daily Telegraph) 01/22/2015
  • Bus shelling, clashes kill 34 in one of Ukraine's bloodiest days (Yahoo/AFP) 01/22/2015

  • Russians advance on Ukraine (Washington Post) 01/21/2015
  • Lavrov bitter end (The Moscow Times) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine ceasefire exists 'in name only,' UN political chief tells Security Council (United Nations) 01/21/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 20 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/21/2015
  • War in Eastern Ukraine Causing Coal Shortages, Electrical Blackouts (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/21/2015
  • Kremlin Renews Bid to Quietly Dissolve North Caucasus Republics (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/21/2015
  • Remarks With EU High Representative Federica Mogherini After Their Meeting (State.gov) 01/21/2015
  • President: The world must believe in Ukraine (President.gov.ua) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin yield results (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/21/2015
  • Right Sector's leader Yarosh wounded near Donetsk (Kyiv Post) 01/21/2015
  • Brzezinski: US Should Deploy Troops to Baltics (Defense News) 01/21/2015
  • US Trainers To Deploy To Ukraine. Also Will Begin Shipment of US-funded Armored Vehicles (Defense News) 01/21/2015
  • Battle Rages With Rebels at Border Post in Ukraine (The New York Times) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko tells Russia: we will never bow down; tells Russian policymakers: you are not for peace, you are for war (Daily Telegraph) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine president, at Davos, says 9,000 Russian troops backing rebels in east (Mashable) 01/21/2015
  • A Feast In The Time Of Plague For Russia And Ukraine. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko begs for help at the Davos World Economic Forum while Russian oligarchs party. (BuzzFeed) 01/21/2015
  • Several Killed In Ukraine Bus Shelling (BuzzFeed) 01/21/2015
  • Convoy of Russian T-80 tanks spotted in east Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 01/21/2015
  • US accuses rebels of 'land grab' (BBC) 01/21/2015
  • Editorial: Obama Tries to Out-Putin Putin (Bloomberg) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine President Points to Russian Hand in Conflict (New York Times/AP) 01/21/2015
  • Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski: Arm Ukraine (The Hill) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine Plans Talks With Creditors (Wall Street Journal) 01/21/2015
  • Gen. Hodges: Russia doubles support to Ukraine rebels (The Hill) 01/21/2015
  • More Russian Soldiers Enter Ukraine As Separatists Extend Land Grab (Business Insider/Reuters) 01/21/2015
  • A father buries his 4-year-old son and curses Ukraine's war (Yahoo/AFP) 01/21/2015
  • Roman Catholic Church reregisters its parishes in Crimea, in accordance with Russian law (RISU) 01/21/2015
  • French police arrest five Russians suspected of planning an attack (The Guardian) 01/21/2015
  • Russia Is Left Out in the Cold by Its Neighbors (The Moscow Times) 01/21/2015
  • Poroshenko Demands Russian Troops Leave Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/21/2015
  • Lavrov Says U.S. Wants To Dominate, West Cannot Isolate Russia (RFE/RL) 01/21/2015
  • PACE President Asks Duma Speaker To Help Free Savchenko (RFE/RL) 01/21/2015
  • You Say Crimea, They Say Taurida (RFE/RL) 01/21/2015
  • Russian Orthodox Priest fights for terrorists of the so called LNR (RISU) 01/21/2015
  • Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and Soldiers to be remembered in Ukraine on Reunion Day (RISU) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine says Russia directly attacked its forces (EurActiv) 01/21/2015
  • Six Reasons Why Putin has Stepped Up Russian Aggression in Ukraine Now (Window on Eurasia) 01/21/2015
  • Putins Mental Map is Pre-1914 Europe, Oleshchuk Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/21/2015
  • PACE: Nadiya Savchenkos health is critical, release her now! (KHPG) 01/21/2015
  • Another Crimean Tatar arrested and beaten over May 3 Dzhemiliev protest (KHPG) 01/21/2015
  • Renewed harassment of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and Qurultay (KHPG) 01/21/2015
  • This 75-year-old Russian pensioner may spend five years in prison for picketing (KHPG) 01/21/2015
  • Poroshenko: We demand peace from Russia and ask the world to help us (Ukrinform) 01/21/2015
  • Poroshenko: More than two thousand Russian soldiers cross Ukraine's border today (Ukrinform) 01/21/2015
  • Russia Update: Moscow Lashes Out at Obamas State of the Union Remarks on Ukraine (The Interpreter) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 338: Ukraine Says Russia Is Sending More Units To Ukraine Amidst Intense Combat (The Interpreter) 01/21/2015
  • Update: Ukraine Fighting at Airport Forces Rush of Diplomacy (Bloomberg) 01/21/2015
  • UKRAINE JUMPS INTO FRAY OVER CRIMEA ARTIFACTS IN AMSTERDAM (NL Times) 01/21/2015
  • New flashpoint in east Ukraine; Russia backs arms pullback (Yahoo/AP) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine President Points to Russian Hand in Conflict (New York Times/AP) 01/21/2015
  • Text of President Obama's State of the Union address (Yahoo/AP) 01/21/2015
  • Russian FM accuses US of trying to dominate the world (Yahoo/AP) 01/21/2015
  • NATO Chief Says Seen More Russian Tanks in Ukraine (New York Times/Reuters) 01/21/2015
  • NATO calls on Russia to pull troops from Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/21/2015
  • Lecture on Sunday Jan 25: Kyiv, Ukraine: The City of Domes and Demons from the Collapse of Socialism to the Mass Uprising of 2013-2014 (Ukrainian Museum) 01/21/2015
  • Russian regulars reportedly join battle (Ukrainian Journal) 01/21/2015
  • New round of peace talks set as conflict in eastern Ukraine escalates (Ukrainian Journal) 01/21/2015
  • Central bank official voices optimism on outcome of IMF talks (Ukrainian Journal) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine plans 'full-scale' negotiations on gas price, official says (Ukrainian Journal) 01/21/2015
  • State of Mind: A Future Russia. By Walter Laqueur (World Affairs Journal) 01/21/2015
  • Deadly clashes rock Ukraine ahead of high-stakes peace talks (Yahoo/AFP) 01/21/2015
  • AIDS crisis brewing in Crimea and east Ukraine says UN (Yahoo/AFP) 01/21/2015
  • Poroshenko Sees Grave Danger Ukraine Conflict Will Escalate (Bloomberg) 01/21/2015
  • Putin not flinching on Ukraine despite economic crisis (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/21/2015
  • Why Ukraine Is Accusing Russia of 'Terrorist Activity (VIDEO) (Bloomberg) 01/21/2015
  • For Ukraine, Weakness Could Be Its Greatest Strength (The National Interest) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine says forces attacked by Russian troops (Haaretz) 01/21/2015
  • Russia says no proof it sent troops, arms to east Ukraine (Reuters) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine crisis 'turning point close: Russian deputy PM (CNBC) 01/21/2015
  • Party Hasn't Stopped for Russians at Davos Even With Ukraine Sanctions (Bloomberg) 01/21/2015
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko to cut short Davos visit: spokesman (Reuters) 01/21/2015
  • Berlin Hosts Ukraine Crisis Meeting (RFE/RL) 01/21/2015
  • State of Mind: A Future Russia. By Walter Laqueur (World Affairs Journal) 01/21/2015

  • Analyst Provides Insider View of Russian Government Think Tank ['there is no Ukraine'] (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 01/20/2015
  • The real problem with Mogherinis Russia paper (European Council on Foreign Relations) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine's divide: Two sides of a river (CNN) 01/20/2015
  • Gun-toting granny ready to fight Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine (New York Post) 01/20/2015
  • We Don't Need New Agreements; We Need Russia to Honor the Agreements it has Already Made (OSCE) 01/20/2015
  • Transcript: Obamas State of the Union address 2015 (Washington Post) 01/20/2015
  • Editorial: The Guardian View of war in Ukraine: maintain the pressure on Russia (Guardian) 01/20/2015
  • 'Big nations can't bully small,' Obama tells Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 01/20/2015
  • Mysterious bombs are exploding in Ukraine and not in the war-torn east (Global Post) 01/20/2015
  • Explosion destroys railway bridge in Ukraine's eastern Zaporizhya region (Ukraine Today) 01/20/2015
  • Moscow to Blame that Import Substitution Wont Happen in 2015, Russian Businesses Say (Window on Eurasia) 01/20/2015
  • 'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda (NPR) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine forces under attack from Russian troops (CNBC/Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • US Oil Giant Schlumberger Just Struck A $1.7 Billion Deal In Russia (Business Insider) 01/20/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office welcomes Declaration by participating States calling for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine (OSCE) 01/20/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 19 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/20/2015
  • Ukrainian drug addicts dying due to treatment ban, says UN (The Guardian) 01/20/2015
  • Ukrainian nationalists hurt in grenade attack, stokes anti-Russian feeling (Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine is left struggling as health workers flee (New Scientist) 01/20/2015
  • Top US Commander Goes To Ukraine For Talks As East Ukraine War With Pro-Russia Rebels Heats Up [Lt. Gen. Frederick Hodges, the commander of U.S. Army Europe] (International Business Times) 01/20/2015
  • New fighting in Ukraine: A prelude to peace talks? (Christian Science Monitor) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine calls up 50,000 reservists after sharp escalation in hostilities (Daily Telegraph) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine conflict: Is Russia stoking war or pushing peace? [BRAMA's answer: Russia started the war and is stoking it] (BBC) 01/20/2015
  • New round of peace talks on Ukraine set for Wednesday: Germany (Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Ukraine central bank official is optimistic about outcome of IMF talks (Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • Claims that Russian forces entered Ukraine 'complete rubbish,' Russia says (CNN) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine central bank official is optimistic about outcome of IMF talks (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • Tumbling Russian rouble pulls European coal prices with it (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • Russia denies Kiev accusations of Russian troops being sent to Ukraine - Interfax (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: ICRC calls on all parties to spare civilians (ICRC) 01/20/2015
  • Kremlin says Kiev's actions damage prospects for Ukraine summit: RIA (Reuters) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine Says Russian Troops Join Separatists in New Assaults (Bloomberg) 01/20/2015
  • As fighting deepens in eastern Ukraine, death toll rises (Washington Post) 01/20/2015
  • Fighting Has Flared Up in Ukraine, Raising Fears of All-Out War Once Again (TIME) 01/20/2015
  • Ukrainian Opinion: Should the international community be more active in the fight against Russian disinformation? (Ukraine Today) 01/20/2015
  • Lviv holds traditional ice sculpure competition (Ukraine Today) 01/20/2015
  • Russia finds few friends in EU sanctions talks (EUobserver) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine officials: Two Russian battalions cross Ukrainian border (Ukraine Today) 01/20/2015
  • Kremlin TV shows fighter with Russian Marines insignia at Donetsk International Airport gun battle (Ukraine Today) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko: 'Sanctions Are Working' on Russia (The Wall Street Journal) 01/20/2015
  • Gazprom chief says gas discount for Ukraine in effect only until April 1 (Ukraine Today) 01/20/2015
  • 'Yara at 25: Looking Back/Moving Forward' exhibition opening Saturday Jan. 24 2015 (Ukrainian Museum) 01/20/2015
  • Partisan War Said Spreading Across Southern Ukraine (Window on Eurasia) 01/20/2015
  • The Big Chill: The Battle for Central Europe. By Peter Pomerantsev (World Affairs Journal) 01/20/2015
  • Rebels renew attacks on Donetsk airport (Ukrainian Journal) 01/20/2015
  • EU foreign ministers see no grounds to lift sanctions against Russians (Ukrainian Journal) 01/20/2015
  • Reflecting war's impact, industrial output fell 10.7% in 2014 (Ukrainian Journal) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine and Poland agree to build interconnecting LNG pipeline (Ukrainian Journal) 01/20/2015
  • $15,000 reported stolen from Ukrainian Catholic church in Canada (RISU) 01/20/2015
  • Gazprom Says Ukraine To Pay Full Gas Price As Of April 1 (RFE/RL) 01/20/2015
  • Another Georgian Man Killed Fighting In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/20/2015
  • Suspect wanted for grave crimes against EuroMaidan now suppressing protest in Moscow? (KHPG) 01/20/2015
  • Kharkiv Blast Injures 14 As Fighting Rages In Donetsk (RFE/RL) 01/20/2015
  • Remotely controlled improvised device causes blast on Monday in Kharkiv - the prosecutor's office (Ukrinform) 01/20/2015
  • At least 12 injured in Kharkiv terrorist act (KHPG) 01/20/2015
  • Russia found guilty of multiple violations over Chechen disappearances (KHPG) 01/20/2015
  • 800 Russian military invade Ukraine on Monday (Ukrinform) 01/20/2015
  • Yanukovych arrested in absentia (Ukrinform) 01/20/2015
  • Vira Savchenko allowed to meet her sister in Moscow's prison (Ukrinform) 01/20/2015
  • Shchastia town fired with mortars, injuries reported. Photos (Ukrinform) 01/20/2015
  • Mobilization starts in Ukraine (Ukrinform) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 337: Ukrainian Mobilisation Begins; Shelling In Donetsk, Avdeyevka, Schastye (The Interpreter) 01/20/2015
  • Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives (Yahoo/AP) 01/20/2015

  • How Russian propaganda spreads online (Dailydot.com) 01/19/2015
  • Separatists renew attack on airport as Russia and Ukraine bicker (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/19/2015
  • They were never there: Russia's silence for families of troops killed in Ukraine (The Guardian) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine, Rebels Both Claim to Control Donetsk Airport (New York Times/AP) 01/19/2015
  • What the Ukraine Crisis Means for Asia (The Diplomat) 01/19/2015
  • John Vinocur: Is There No One Who Will Stand Up for Ukraine? (The Wall Street Journal) 01/19/2015
  • Moscow warns Kiev over use of force in east Ukraine: Interfax (Reuters) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine Accuses Russia of Sending More Troops and Artillery to Aid Rebels (New York Times) 01/19/2015
  • Fighting in Donetsk as Kyiv lobs new charges at Russia (Deutsche Welle) 01/19/2015
  • Dashed Hopes in Gay Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 01/19/2015
  • Two battalions of Russian troops have crossed into Ukraine from Russia - NSDC (Ukraine Today) 01/19/2015
  • The EU Caught Between Interests and Values Over Russia (Carnegie Europe) 01/19/2015
  • Op-ed: How not to think about foreign policy for 2016 (Washington Post) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 336: Ukrainian Military Claims Airport Under Control (The Interpreter) 01/19/2015
  • Time not right to ease Russia sanctions, EU says (Yahoo/Reuters) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine and rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport (Associated Press) 01/19/2015
  • Shelling hits Ukraine hospital, Kiev alleges Russian troops cross border (Yahoo/AP) 01/19/2015
  • AP PHOTOS: Crimea's people face challenges as part of Russia (Yahoo/AP) 01/19/2015
  • Russia says Poroshenko rejected peace plan (EurActiv) 01/19/2015
  • Jailed Tatar Activist Starts Hunger Strike [Rafis Kashapov] (RFE/RL) 01/19/2015
  • Ukrainians Destruction of Lenin Statues Said Making Him a Conservative Figure for Russians (Window on Eurasia) 01/19/2015
  • Violence and suffering in Ukraine's east (Al Jazeera) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine battle for Donetsk airport rages on (BBC) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine forces battle for control of key airport (Boston Globe/AP) 01/19/2015
  • Donetsk Battle Rages as Russia Says Ukraine Mulling Martial Law (Bloomberg) 01/19/2015
  • Vladimir Putin calls for calm in east Ukraine amid heavy shelling [BRAMA: But not really, since Putin initiated the war, prefers a frozen conflict and continues to arm the militants as well as sending in 'little green men', i.e. Russian fighters.] (International Business Times) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraines leader vows to retake separatist-held east. Army launches counteroffensive against Russian-backed rebels in an attempt to take airport in Donetsk (Yahoo/AP) 01/19/2015
  • Diaspora Ministry official calls for expanded aid to Ukraine Jews (Jerusalem Post) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine rejects Putins peace proposal (The Hindu/AP) 01/19/2015
  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17: Victim's nephew travels to Ukraine in search for answers (Independent) 01/19/2015
  • Russia lambasts Ukraine over move on rebels at Donetsk airport (+VIDEO) (The Irish Times) 01/19/2015
  • Poroshenko vows to retake eastern regions (Ukrainian Journal) 01/19/2015
  • Russia could attack other neighbors in a few years, US general warns (Ukrainian Journal) 01/19/2015
  • Be ready for 'full-scale continental war,' NSDC secretary warns (Ukrainian Journal) 01/19/2015
  • Kiev got only 8 of 22 Interpol red notice requested, prosecutor says (Ukrainian Journal) 01/19/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 18 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/19/2015
  • Eastern rite christians celebrate Epiphany on 19 January (RISU) 01/19/2015
  • Against Real Fascists: Remembering Stas Markelov & Nastya Baburova (KHPG) 01/19/2015
  • Crimean Dej Vu: Titushki & Police against Crimean Rights Conference (KHPG) 01/19/2015
  • Another Russian NGO critical of rights violations branded as foreign agent (KHPG) 01/19/2015
  • Putin's informal advisor says about use of 'some forces' against Ukraine (Ukrinform) 01/19/2015
  • EBRD predicts Ukrainian economy's 5% slump (Ukrinform) 01/19/2015
  • Ukrainian military shelled 99 times in past 24 hours (Ukrinform) 01/19/2015
  • Ukraine offers ceasefire in the Donbas conflict area to start January 19 - Ukraine's Foreign Ministry (Ukrinform) 01/19/2015
  • Bus near Volnovakha shelled by three Grad missile systems from Dokuchayevsk (town under pro-Russian control) - Ukraine's Prosecutor's office (Ukrinform) 01/19/2015

  • Economist: Russia's Economic Crisis Has Officially Arrived (Business Insider) 01/18/2015
  • Russia's Foreign Legion Of Doubt (RFE/RL) 01/18/2015
  • Eurasian Economic Union: Putin's Geopolitical Project Already Failing (The New Republic) 01/18/2015
  • Confessions of a Putin Strategist (Daily Beast) 01/18/2015
  • This Footage of Ukrainian Aftermath Is Why We Need Drone Journalism (VIDEO) (Gizmodo) 01/18/2015
  • Russian 'terrorists' allegedly using human shield tactics (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/18/2015
  • Op-ed: Analysts Predict a Russian Descent Into Madness (The Moscow Times) 01/18/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin Is in No Hurry to Resolve Ukraine Crisis (The Moscow Times) 01/18/2015
  • Despite Sanctions, Russia's Elite Is Living It Up (The Moscow Times) 01/18/2015
  • Tyzhden.ua: Ukraines challenge: reform the army or perish (Euromaidan Press) 01/18/2015
  • Ukrainian troops say they retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels (Economic Times/Reuters) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine fights back in rebel-controlled east (New York Daily News/AP) 01/18/2015
  • Protesters march for peace in Ukraine (CNN) 01/18/2015
  • Why Ukrainian Troops Are Calling the Donetsk Airport Siege Stalingrad. The battle is both symbolic and strategic (Medium.com) 01/18/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office strongly condemns latest surge in violence and urges all sides to immediately halt use of force following developments at Donetsk Airport (OSCE) 01/18/2015
  • Eastern Ukraine's Donetsk hit by fresh fighting (BBC) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine Forces Say They Retook Most of Donetsk Airport (Bloomberg) 01/18/2015
  • The War In Ukraine Has Reached Another Critical Phase (Business Insider/Reuters) 01/18/2015
  • Shelling kills two children in eastern Ukraine: defense ministry (Reuters) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east (Associated Press) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine Launches Major Offensive To Retake Donetsk Airport (NPR) 01/18/2015
  • Battle for Donetsk Airport: Ukrainian soldier man posts near airport (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine's military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels (Reuters) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine's Army Says It Has Recaptured Most Of Donetsk Airport (BuzzFeed) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine Forces Retake Most of Donetsk Airport, Official Says (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 01/18/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 335: The Battle for Donetsk (The Interpreter) 01/18/2015
  • Where is Nadiya Savchenko? Who is lying? (KHPG) 01/18/2015

  • Top NATO official: Not time to mend ties with Russia (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 01/17/2015
  • PACE President demands Savchenkos release. Where next? (KHPG) 01/17/2015
  • Moscows Neo-Imperialism Seen Sparking More Maidans in Post-Soviet States (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • Dark Forces on the March in Russia and the World, Eidman Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • Putin Restoring Soviet But Not Communist Values, Zubov Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • Drone Footage Shows Ukraine's Donetsk Airport in Ruins After Months of Fighting (VICE News) 01/17/2015
  • China Ready to Supply Nuclear Fuel to Ukraine (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • Despite Efforts to Disrupt Meeting, Crimean Tatars Appeal to World to Defend Their Rights (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • For State of Union, Obama faces GOP Congress for first time (Yahoo/AP) 01/17/2015
  • Lithuania: Stay calm in case of foreign invasion (Yahoo/AP) 01/17/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 334: Reports That Russian Forces Have Surrounded Cyborgs At Donetsk Airport (The Interpreter) 01/17/2015
  • Eerie drone footage captures destruction at Ukranian airport (Daily Telegraph) 01/17/2015
  • Putins Moves in Ukraine Isolating Moscow More than Soviet Occupation of Baltics Did, Savostyanov Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/17/2015
  • Restructuring The Ukrainian Railway: Low Hanging Fruit For The Countrys Fiscal Needs (Vox Ukraine) 01/17/2015
  • Fighting rages anew at Ukraine airport, three soldiers killed (Reuters) 01/17/2015
  • Chief librarian in Feodosia (Crimea) fined for displaying 'extremist' books on Holodomor (Euromaidan Press) 01/17/2015
  • Drone footage shows scale of destruction in Donetsk, Ukraine - video (Guardian) 01/17/2015
  • Fugitive Ukrainian Official To Work Under Putin Associate (RFE/RL) 01/17/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 16 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/17/2015

  • Mysterious Men Linked to Russia Target Lithuanian President (World Affairs Journal) 01/16/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 15 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/16/2015
  • President: Ukraine can defend itself (President.gov.ua) 01/16/2015
  • Firtash Lyovochkin channel warned over broadcast of anti-Ukrainian Russian stars (KHPG) 01/16/2015
  • Ukraine peace talks fall apart amid renewed fighting (Yahoo/AP) 01/16/2015
  • Putin reassures Blatter that Russia can host 2018 World Cup (Yahoo/AP) 01/16/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 333: Under Constant Attack, Can The Cyborgs Hold Out At Donetsk Airport? (The Interpreter) 01/16/2015
  • Russian Official Resigns Amid Calls to Censor Films That Threaten 'National Unity' (VICE News) 01/16/2015
  • 2014 Was the Hottest Year Ever Recorded (VICE News) 01/16/2015
  • Meet The Bears And Goblins Singing In Ukraine's Wackiest Festival (Huffington Post) 01/16/2015
  • European Parliament demands release of Nadiya Savchenko: PACEs voice awaited (KHPG) 01/16/2015
  • MEPs say sanctions should stay and want measures against Russian information war (KHPG) 01/16/2015
  • UKIP blames MEPs and Verhofstadt for deaths of Ukrainians (EurActiv) 01/16/2015
  • In Kalush (western Ukraine) a fire broke out at the old Jewish cemetery (RISU) 01/16/2015
  • Ukraine struggles on brink of economic crisis (BBC) 01/16/2015
  • Russian Media Warned Not To Publish Cartoons On Religious Themes (RFE/RL) 01/16/2015
  • Reimagining The Russian Classics, Without All That 'Existential Gloom' (RFE/RL) 01/16/2015
  • Georgian Man Killed Fighting In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/16/2015
  • Another Bomb Explodes In Odesa (RFE/RL) 01/16/2015
  • Ukraines Gontareva Says Hryvnia to Find Natural Level After Aid (Bloomberg) 01/16/2015
  • Russia says Ukraine troop rotation won't help peace (Reuters) 01/16/2015
  • UPDATE 1-Ukraine's central bank chief defends policies in hostile parliament (Reuters) 01/16/2015
  • UPDATE 1-Ukraine needs 'financial mobilisation' - Finance Minister (Reuters) 01/16/2015
  • Ukraine sets recovery strategy for Donbas (Southeast European Times) 01/16/2015
  • NATO, EU set diverging tones on approach to Russia (Reuters) 01/16/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 14 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/15/2015
  • Op-ed: Where Is Russia's Foreign Policy Going in 2015? (The Moscow Times) 01/15/2015
  • New round of peace talks possible in days (Ukrainian Journal) 01/15/2015
  • Gazprom urges EU to link up to its planned energy pipeline to Turkey (Ukrainian Journal) 01/15/2015
  • Ukraine vulnerable to rising default risk, ratings agency says (Ukrainian Journal) 01/15/2015
  • Ukrainian and Estonian foreign ministers discuss European situation (Ukrainian Journal) 01/15/2015
  • Statement by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine on fighting in and around Donetsk airport (OSCE) 01/15/2015
  • Propaganda, distortion and diplomatic silence over Volnovakha shelling (KHPG) 01/15/2015
  • Savchenko protesters in Moscow detained while listening to Ukrainian anthem (KHPG) 01/15/2015
  • Day of mourning for those killed by terrorists in Ukraine today (RISU) 01/15/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 332: Intense Shelling In Donetsk And Avdeyevka Since Morning (The Interpreter) 01/15/2015
  • EU Will Not Recognize Crimean Anschluss in This Millenium, Mogherini Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/15/2015
  • Top Russian Official 'Ashamed' Of Culture Crackdown, Quits Ministry [Yevgeny Savostyanov] (RFE/RL) 01/15/2015
  • Armenian Police Clash With Protesters outside the Russian consulate in the city of Gyumri Demanding Russian Soldier's Handover (RFE/RL) 01/15/2015
  • CIA Tweets Doctor Zhivago Author's Quote In Russian (RFE/RL) 01/15/2015
  • European Court Rejects Stalin Grandson's Complaint (RFE/RL) 01/15/2015

  • The roots of tradition in Ukraines folk holiday Malanka (Washington Post) 01/14/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 13 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/14/2015
  • Weekly update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 10:00, 7 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/14/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, 14 January 2015: 12 civilians killed and 17 wounded when a rocket exploded close to a civilian bus near Volnovakha (OSCE) 01/14/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 331: After At Least 20 Civilians Lives Lost Yesterday, Fighting Continues (The Interpreter) 01/14/2015
  • Ukraines Drive to Become a European Country Leads Russians to See Their Country Isnt One (Window on Eurasia) 01/14/2015
  • We dont need a second Yanukovych! (KHPG) 01/14/2015
  • Legislating rights abuse in the Crimea (KHPG) 01/14/2015
  • Russia's 'Nazi' Postal Uniforms Create Internet Buzz (RFE/RL) 01/14/2015
  • NATO Urges Russia To Stop Supporting Separatists In Eastern Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/14/2015
  • Latvian Court Rejects Russian Singer Kobzon's Appeal Of Entry Ban (RFE/RL) 01/14/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 12 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/13/2015
  • Whats Been the Effect of Western Sanctions on Russia? (PBS) 01/13/2015
  • OSCE Chief Monitor in Ukraine calls upon all sides to exercise maximum restraint in eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 01/13/2015
  • Putins Way FRONTLINE (VIDEO) (PBS) 01/13/2015
  • Putins Legal Crackdown on Civil Society (PBS) 01/13/2015
  • What is the State of Dissent in Vladimir Putins Russia? (PBS) 01/13/2015
  • Council of Europe amounts Berkut's actions on Maidan to torture (Ukrinform) 01/13/2015
  • St. Petersburg Neo-Nazi Sadist in Donbas Russias Pride and Glory (KHPG) 01/13/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 330: 17 Civilians Reportedly Killed As Donetsk Explodes (The Interpreter) 01/13/2015
  • Ukraine is the Vilnius of Today (Window on Eurasia) 01/13/2015
  • We urge PACE to speak out on behalf of Nadiya Savchenko (KHPG) 01/13/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko will not end her hunger strike nor let them break her spirit (KHPG) 01/13/2015
  • Lethal Russian Humanitarian Convoy (KHPG) 01/13/2015
  • Interpol puts Yanukovich on wanted list (EurActiv) 01/13/2015
  • Pope Francis: Ukraine becomes a dramatic theater of war (RISU) 01/13/2015
  • Ukraine Says Rocket Hits Bus In East, Killing 10 (RFE/RL) 01/13/2015
  • Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Vows To Die In Prison If Not Freed (RFE/RL) 01/13/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 11 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/12/2015
  • Watch Part of a Film Commissioned by Vladimir Putin About Himself (PBS) 01/12/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 329: Fighting Continues To Intensify Ahead Of Talks In Berlin Today (The Interpreter) 01/12/2015
  • Torture as usual at Kyiv police station? (KHPG) 01/12/2015
  • Verkhovna Rada finally votes to enforce vital Strasbourg judgement [reinstatement of Oleksandr Volkov to his position as a Supreme Court judge] (KHPG) 01/12/2015
  • Interpol Puts Yanukovych On International Wanted List (RFE/RL) 01/12/2015
  • Berlin Peace Talks On Ukraine Fall Flat (RFE/RL) 01/12/2015
  • U.S. Protesters Target Russian Classical Music Stars Over Ukraine Conflict [Valery Gergiev and Anna Netrebko] (RFE/RL) 01/12/2015

  • Putin Became a Fascist-Style Leader in Mid-2014, Eidman Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/11/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 328: Fighting Explodes At Donetsk Airport As Germany Cancels Peace Summit (The Interpreter) 01/11/2015
  • In Only Ten Months, Moscow has Transformed Crimea into Belarus, Recent Visitor Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/11/2015
  • Ukrainian President Backs Russian-Language TV Channel in Europe to Counter Moscows Lies (Window on Eurasia) 01/11/2015
  • Ukrainian Government to Encourage Dismantling of Soviet Memorials (Window on Eurasia) 01/11/2015
  • Merkel Tells Putin No Astana Summit Without Progress In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/11/2015
  • Russia May Demand Early Repayment Of Ukraine Loan (RFE/RL) 01/11/2015
  • Gorbachev Warns Of Danger In Russian-Western Relations (RFE/RL) 01/11/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 9 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/10/2015

  • Spot Report by the Observer Mission at the Russian checkpoints of Gukovo and Donetsk: Russian convoy of 62 vehicles crossed into Ukraine and returned back through the Donetsk Border Crossing Point (OSCE) 01/09/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 8 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/09/2015
  • Russian students examined on Ukraine as threat to national security (KHPG) 01/09/2015
  • Ukrainian attitude to Russias leadership takes a steep dive (KHPG) 01/09/2015
  • Bombing Campaign Opens New Front In Battle For Ukraine (KHPG) 01/09/2015
  • Barack Obama wished Orthodox Christians a blessed and joyous Christmas (RISU) 01/09/2015
  • Putin Shifted Resources from Fighting Terrorism to Fighting the Opposition, Pelevina Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/09/2015
  • Write to PACE: Nadiya Savchenko has been on hunger strike for 30 DAYS (KHPG) 01/09/2015
  • Russia Puts Ukraine's Savchenko In Solitary (RFE/RL) 01/09/2015
  • A Family Copes With Tragedy In Wartorn Donetsk (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/09/2015
  • Kremlin Denies Report Putin Planning To Become Wine Magnate In Spain (RFE/RL) 01/09/2015
  • EU Members Urge 'Alternative' To Russian Propaganda (RFE/RL) 01/09/2015
  • Poroshenko Says Ukraine Shares France's Pain (RFE/RL) 01/09/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 7 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/08/2015
  • Latvia proposes alternative to Russian TV propaganda (EurActiv) 01/08/2015
  • Ukraines Chief Mufti asks journalists not to publish Charlie Hebdo caricatures (KHPG) 01/08/2015
  • Disturbing twist to (refuted) reports of castrated PoWs (KHPG) 01/08/2015
  • Freed Ukrainian journalist says separatists being trained for an offensive (KHPG) 01/08/2015
  • Outrage over homosexuality censorship; none over Peter Greenaways trip to the Crimea? (KHPG) 01/08/2015
  • European Commission proposes new loans for Ukraine (EurActiv) 01/08/2015
  • Russia's Oil Problem In One Graph (RFE/RL) 01/08/2015
  • News Analysis: Bombing Campaign Opens New Front In Battle For Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/08/2015
  • EU Offers Ukraine $2.12 Billion Loan (RFE/RL) 01/08/2015
  • Ukraine: Russia Must Remove 'Bandits' (RFE/RL) 01/08/2015
  • Lavrov, French And German PMs Discuss Ukraine (RFE/RL) 01/08/2015
  • Latvia Says Russia 'More Open' To Ukraine Solution (RFE/RL) 01/08/2015
  • Russia Disqualifies Transgender People From Driving (RFE/RL) 01/08/2015

  • OSCE media freedom representative strongly condemns horrific attack at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo (OSCE) 01/07/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 6 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/07/2015
  • Russia Won't Change Its Approach to Ukraine Until It Changes Itself, Kyiv Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/07/2015
  • Cyborg, Not Annexation, Word of the Year in Ukraine (Window on Eurasia) 01/07/2015
  • Russian Investigated Over Ukraine-Related Internet Activity (RFE/RL) 01/07/2015
  • Russian Hackers Claim German Attack (RFE/RL) 01/07/2015
  • A Nighttime Supply Run To Donetsk Airport, Under Fire (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/07/2015
  • Orthodox Faithful, Russian Leaders Celebrate Christmas (+VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/07/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 5 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/06/2015
  • Shameful deception as MPs quietly shelve restrictions on own salaries (KHPG) 01/06/2015
  • Luhansk journalist freed after 5 months in captivity [Polityka 2.0, Serhiy Sakadynsky] (KHPG) 01/06/2015
  • New terrorist attacks in Odessa, Kherson (KHPG) 01/06/2015
  • Ukrainian Crisis Disappears from Western News Giving Putin a Victory (Window on Eurasia) 01/06/2015
  • Ghosts Of Sochi: Hundreds Killed In Olympic Construction (RFE/RL) 01/06/2015
  • Putin Decree Enables Foreigners To Serve In Russian Military (RFE/RL) 01/06/2015
  • Ruble Falls As Oil Prices Drop To New Lows (RFE/RL) 01/06/2015
  • Freed Ukrainian Journalist Says Separatists 'Being Trained For An Offensive' (RFE/RL) 01/06/2015
  • Ukraine Inflation Highest In 14 Years (RFE/RL) 01/06/2015
  • Kyiv Says Ministers From Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France To Talk (RFE/RL) 01/06/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 4 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/05/2015
  • Kharkiv court defends Shevelyov memorial against Kharkiv authorities (KHPG) 01/05/2015
  • Latest promise to abolish deputy immunity in 2015 (KHPG) 01/05/2015
  • Russia silent as Nadiya Savchenko enters fourth week on hunger strike (KHPG) 01/05/2015
  • Ukraine Police Launch Terror Probe Into Odesa Blast (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015
  • Prospects For January 15 Ukraine Summit in Kazakhstan In Doubt (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015
  • A Rocky Road For The EU: Three Things To Look For In 2015 (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015
  • From A Monastery To A Paramilitary Unit In Ukraine (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015
  • Savchenko's Hunger Strike In Russian Custody Enters Fourth Week (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015
  • Four-Way Ukraine Talks In Berlin (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015
  • Kremlin Foe Navalny Says He Will Not Observe House Arrest (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015
  • Russian NGO Head Will Appeal 'Foreign Agent' Designation (RFE/RL) 01/05/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 2 January 2015 (OSCE) 01/04/2015
  • OSCE To Double Size Of Ukraine Monitoring Mission (RFE/RL) 01/04/2015

  • TV Inter Controversy: Truth Ministrys First Act of Censorship? (KHPG) 01/03/2015
  • Ukrainian Separatist Commander Reportedly Killed By Fellow Separatists (RFE/RL) 01/03/2015
  • EU Enlargement Chief: Bloc Wants Good Ties With Eastern Neighbors, Central Asia (RFE/RL) 01/03/2015

  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 1 January 2014, 18:00 (Kyiv time) (OSCE) 01/02/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko: 19 days on hunger-strike and refused access to lawyers (KHPG) 01/02/2015
  • Two jailed in Moscow for protesting against Navalny convictions (KHPG) 01/02/2015
  • Latvian, EU Envoy To Visit Kyiv, Moscow (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Marches Mark Birthday Of Ukrainian Nationalist Leader [Stepan Bandera] (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Ukrainian Channel Under Fire Over Russian New Year's Concert (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Moscow: Bandera Marches Tread 'Nazi Path' (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • 'Brothers, They Didn't Like Our Faces': Pro-Kremlin Songsters Croon Against Sanctions (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • What's The EEU And What Are Its Chances? [Eurasian Economic Union] (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Germany Says Ukraine, Russia Ready To Meet 'As Soon As Possible' (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Letters From Donbas, Part 2: 'Do You Understand What Is Going On Here?' (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Ukraine, Middle East Crises (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015
  • Ukraine's Year Of Turmoil Through The Lens Of Levko Stek (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 01/02/2015

  • Russians Seek New Leader; Ukrainians Seek Their Rights, Illarionov Says (Window on Eurasia) 01/01/2015
  • Report on the human rights mission to the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (KHPG) 01/01/2015
  • Who are the Moskals and Why Are They a Threat? (Window on Eurasia) 01/01/2015
  • Investigative Journalists Name Putin Corruption's 'Person Of The Year' (RFE/RL) 01/01/2015
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