Ukraine News Links 6-7 May 2014

7 May 2014 4:13:01 PM —

Updated as and when necessary

Kiev says activists in eastern Ukraine to be ‘liquidated or captured‘ (Voice of Russia)

White House encourages CEOS to skip Russia business forum (RT)

NATO War Games In Baltic Encourage Ukraine Military Assault (Stop NATO)

Putin ‘backs’ Ukraine election (BBC)

Putin backs Merkel’s proposal on roundtable meeting on Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

OSCE head urges all sides to demand end to violence in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

The Kiev Putsch: Rebel Workers Take Power in the East (The Official James Petras Website)

Council of Europe to back Ukraine all the way no matter what (Voice of Russia)

Claims that Moscow holds key to resolving crisis in Ukraine is Western ploy – President Putin (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine to completely halt fresh water supply to Crimea (Voice of Russia)

End of violence main condition for launching dialogue in Ukraine – President Putin (Voice of Russia)

Russia asking pro-federalization forces in Ukraine to postpone referendum — Putin (ITAR-TASS)

4 thousand ultra-right militants brought to Odessa — Russia’s Civic Chamber official (ITAR-TASS)

Putin calls for end to Kiev’s military operation, postponing referendum in E. Ukraine (RT)

Lawmaker calls for CIS human rights court to try Ukrainian violators (RT)

Ukraine: A call for solidarity against the neo-fascist violence of ‘Black Friday’ (Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal)

Rebels seize back Ukraine city hall (BBC)

Selective support: US set to punish Russia for Ukraine elections, referendums results (RT)

Clashes in Slavyansk as Kiev’s troops maintain chokehold (RT)

Odessa tragedy survivor: ‘Many people strangled after escaping the fire’ (RT)

Russian TV journalists denied entry in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

40% of Ukrainians support talks with federalization supporters – poll (Voice of Russia)

Neo-Nazi movements in Ukraine want to publically justify and deny crimes of fascism – foreign policy experts (Voice of Russia)

UN’s report confirms Kiev authorities seriously violate human rights – Moscow (RT)

Pentagon Buys Equipment for Ukraine Border Guards, Regular Army (SCF)

Russia’s Lavrov Vows to Cast Light on Odessa Carnage Calling it ‘Clear Fascism’ (SCF)

Kiev retakes Mariupol city hall after overnight clashes (RT)

Ukraine receives first $3.2 billion from IMF (RT)

Ukraine’s lawmakers propose to set up commission for Odessa tragedy investigation (ITAR-TAS)

Crime in Odessa, by Thierry Meyssan (Voltaire Network)

Ukraine ‘retakes’ Mariupol city hall (BBC)

Neo-Nazi movements in Ukraine want to publically justify and deny crimes of fascism – foreign policy experts (Voice of Russia)

Negative attitude of German Chancellor Angela Merkel toward Victory parade in Crimea groundless – Kremlin (Voice of Russia)

The IMF goes to war in Ukraine (RT)

Russia booed at Eurovision semi-final (BBC)

Deputy chief of regional Interior Ministry department detained in Odessa (ITAR-TASS)

US Deputy Secretary of State Burns to visit Astana to discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan (Voice of Russia)

Great power-great responsibility: IMF uses its power to sponsor Ukrainian civil war (Voice of Russia)

UN Under-Secretary-General Feltman goes to Kiev for talks on Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

William Hague praises Ukraine for fulfilling Geneva agreements (Voice of Russia)

Russia won’t allow ‘to sweep facts under the rug’ on Odessa tragedy – Russian FM (Voice of Russia)

Tragedy in Odessa is ‘appearance of blatant fascism’ – Russian FM Lavrov (Voice of Russia)

Odessa tragedy ‘fascism in action’ – Lavrov (RT)

Letter to the American People on Ukraine (Greanville Post)

Poroshenko dubs events in Odessa on May 2 terrorist attack (Voice of Russia)

Putin, OSCE chairman to discuss steps to reduce tensions in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

NATO says will consider permanently stationing troops in Eastern Europe (Voice of Russia)

French Left Front makes hypocritical criticisms of Hollande’s policy in Ukraine crisis (WSWS)

US defends role of Kiev regime and fascists in Odessa massacre (WSWS)

One person killed during attack on roadblocks in Ukraine’s Mariupol – militia (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine’s security forces surrounding Slavyansk prevent civilians from leaving the city (Voice of Russia)

VIDEO: Boos as Russia reach Eurovision final (BBC)

Selective support: US set to punish Russia for Ukraine elections, referendums results (RT)

Shooting in Ukraine’s Mariupol as self-defense forces fears Kiev resumes assault (SCF)

Ukraine’s parliament-appointed president signs decree on partial mobilisation (SCF)

Odessa: A Model of Warfare “On the Cheap” (New Eastern Outlook)

Ukraine’s security forces surrounding Slavyansk prevent civilians from leaving the city (ITAR-TASS)

Western Warmongering Based on Lies and Fabrication (SCF)

6 May 2014

NYT and WP run photos of nurse killed by pro-Kiev forces on their front pages (Voice of Russia)

Brown Plague: Ukraine Regime Backs Neo-Nazis Against Own People – Russian Foreign Minister (Stop NATO)

The White House Plays Dirty (New Eastern Outlook)

Target Transdniester: NATO’s Number 2 Heads To Moldova (Stop NATO)

New Axis: NATO, Japan Deepen Partnership, Discuss Ukraine (Stop NATO)

Ukraine on the Brink (Stop Imperialism)

Russia rules out fresh Ukraine talks (BBC)

Ukraine will be able to find its own form of federalism – Matviyenko (ITAR-TASS)

Ukrainian parliament votes against autonomy referendum (RT)

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