Ukraine News Links 31 May-1 June 2014

1 June 2014 20:37:06 —

Bilderberg on Ukraine: military chiefs, arms bosses and billionaire speculators (SCF)

The New Great Game Round-Up: June 1, 2014 (Boiling Frogs Post)

Poroshenko pretends to be strong president of strong country – expert (Voice of Russia)

Parents in Ukraine’s Donetsk rally, demand security for their kids (PHOTOS, VIDEO) (RT)

2014 Bilderberg Secret Agenda Leaked: Nuclear War, Ukraine, Syria, Russia-China Gas Deal, Euro Nationalism, … (4th Media)

Right Sector ‘looting, attacking citizens’ in eastern Ukraine – Donbass battalion commander (Voice of Russia)

Audio: U.S. Is A Belligerent In The War In Ukraine (Stop NATO)

Le Pen on Ukraine crisis: US pursuing own interests, not those of EU (RT)

Rally in central Kiev demands changes in Ukraine’s system of power (ITAR-TASS)

Second battalion of Ukraine’s National Guards takes up duty in Slavyansk (Voice of Russia)

Maidan activists refuse to go home, vow to stay on until their demands are met (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine’s Kiev Regime is not “Officially” A Neo-Nazi Government (Global Research)

Slavyansk children forced by Ukrainian guards to cross border on foot reach Crimea (Voice of Russia)

The Big Picture of the Geopolitical Chess Game: Ukraine is A “Square on the Chessboard” (Global Research)

US/NATO/EU nazi thugs continue killing Ukrainians (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine forces resume massive shelling in Slavyansk region (SCF)

Self-proclaimed Donetsk republic authorities not have info about 4 OSCE observers (SCF)

Ukraine Situation Report: Why Can’t the Kiev Junta Take Slaviansk? (4th Media)

Elections in Ukraine and Syria, Let the Mass Murder Continue (4th Media)

Premature US Victory-Dancing on Ukraine (4th Media)

All OSCE monitors in Donetsk region released – people’s mayor of Slavyansk (Voice of Russia)

Donetsk People’s Republic unveils terms of possible negotiations with Kiev (Voice of Russia)

Michael Hudson: The EU Parliament Elections as a Vote Against the Oligarchs (Naked Capitalism)

Ukraine introduces ban on Russian military products supplies – Russian military official (SCF)

State Dept Sideshow: Jen Psaki’s most embarrassing fails, most entertaining grillings (VIDEO) (RT)

Nationalist Plot in Ukraine and its Implications for Europe (SCF)

The Reverence for Life (Dissident Voice)

Ukraine Rebels Killed Near Donetsk Airport
Voice of America
Ukrainian forces regained control of the airport in the east of the country on Monday, killing at least 50 separatists, after a Sunday presidential election …

Ukraine Fights Separatists in East, Approaches Russian Gas Deal Businessweek
Ukraine stepped up fighting pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country as it moved closer to a deal with Russia that would keep gas flowing to …

In Ukraine War, Kremlin Leaves No Fingerprints
New York Times Alexander Borodai, left, in Donetsk, Ukraine, where separatists are defying the government. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times.

Ukraine Separatist Leader: Rebels Killed Collecting Bodies From Donetsk Airport Huffington Post
Pro-Russian militants fire Kalashnikov assault rifle during the funeral of Vasily Burov, 46, at a cemetery in the eastern Ukrainian city of Makiyivka, near …
Ukraine accuses Russia of propaganda campaign TVNZ
Ukraine has accused Russia of unleashing a mass propaganda campaign to persuade global powers not to recognise an election that gave the …

Ukraine’s President-elect vows vengeance over helicopter attack
CNN Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) — Ukraine’s President-elect Petro Poroshenko has vowed to punish the “bandits” who shot down a military helicopter as the …

Putin’s Ukraine ambitions hinge on allies he can’t rely on Stars and Stripes
KIEV, Ukraine — The prospect is alluring: long-term influence over a Russian-speaking corridor linking eastern Ukraine and Crimea, ensuring …
Ukraine crisis: Traffic of war in a border town BBC News
The separatist-held east Ukrainian town of Antratsyt is turning into a hub for fighters and arms from neighbouring Russia, one frightened resident has …
Ukraine ‘completely clears’ part of separatist east from rebels Bangkok Post
Ukraine said it had regained control of swathes of the separatist east on Friday, even as Washington expressed concern over the appearance of …
Ukraine crisis: Observers’ safety threatened but Russia tells them to stay
Russia’s Foreign Ministry criticized a suggestion by an official that an international monitoring body could withdraw its observer mission from Ukraine …

War on Fundamental Rights in Ukraine
SteveLendmanBlog ? Steve Lendman
“We have a fundamental disagreement with the Russians about what the Ukrainian government is doing and the validity of their own right to maintain …

Pentagon Triples Aid To Ukraine, To Dispatch Delegation
Stop NATO…Opposition to global militarism ? richardrozoff
Interfax-Ukraine May 30, 2014 Pentagon delegation to hold talks in Kyiv The United States is ready to provide Ukraine with economic support in the …

Upbeat Ukraine Claims Much of Separatist Region ‘Cleared’
News From ? Jason Ditz
Ukrainian acting DM Mykahailo Koval offered an unusually upbeat assessment of the ongoing military invasion of the eastern oblasts of Donetsk and …

War Nerd: What’s happening in Eastern Ukraine is very simple, rational, and straightforward
What’s going on in Eastern Ukraine, a very different Russian-majority region, is a sideshow, as far as Putin and his schemers are concerned.

Guns and fighters seep through Ukraine’s porous Russian border
War in Context ? News Sources
The Guardian reports: In late April, 65 Russian men in groups of five to 10 crossed the border with Ukraine on foot, telling border guards they were …

Ukraine SITREP May 31st, 21:13 UTC/Zulu
The Vineyard of the Saker ? VINEYARDSAKER:
A video of a Ukrainian Sukhoi ground attack plane being shot down 30 May is extant. No verification of the incident by witness account from a crash …

The Kremlin’s Propaganda Coup in Donetsk
Current Politics in Ukraine
 ? ukraineanalysis
Halya Coynash Russian President Vladimir Putin must be feeling very pleased with himself. The EU has all but retreated behind calls for ‘frank and …

Ukraine is ‘Obama’s war’: Analyst
Islamic Invitation Turkey ? ?slâmi Davet
“The war in Ukraine is [President Barack] Obama’s war, he planned it,” said Stephen Lendman, a writer and radio host in Chicago. “When I say he …

Two killed, seven injured in clashes in east Ukraine
Islamic Invitation Turkey ? ?slâmi Davet
At least two people have been killed and seven others injured after clashes erupted between Ukraine security forces and pro-Russia protesters in the …

Pentagon officials say most Russian troops left Ukraine border
Islamic Invitation Turkey ? ?slâmi Davet
The US Defense Department confirms the majority of Russian troops that were stationed along Ukraine’sborder are pulling back and returning to their …

Ukraine makes part payment on Russian gas debt
BBC Ukraine has paid part of its gas debt to Russia after talks between the two countries and the European Union, says the EU’s Energy Commissioner.

Held at Gunpoint by Ukraine Rebels
Yahoo News From Yahoo News: On eastern Ukraine’s lawless roads, anything might happen, and often it does. How I was arrested and released.

Russian PM says Ukraine informed it of partial gas payments
Yahoo News MINSK (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that Ukraine had informed Moscow that it had paid part of its gas debt, but …

Mongolia Makes Moves to Reach out to Russia in Reaction to Ukraine Crisis
The Jamestown FoundationAfter having abstained from the March 27 United Nations General Assembly resolution vote condemning Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Mongolia has …

Quo Vadis, Postelection Ukraine?
Carnegie Europe When are elections legitimate? This is a tricky question to which the Ukrainian presidential election of May 25 does not provide a clear …

Ukraine crisis: Traffic of war in a border town
BBC The east Ukrainian town of Antratsyt is turning into a hub for Russian men and arms backing the separatist cause, one frightened resident tells BBC …

Ukraine Situation Report : Poroshenko’s Weird War
Information Clearing House Before looking at the latest developments in the Ukraine, I think that it is important to at least mention two major developments involving Russia. First …

Reuters: Chechen leader denies sending fighters to Ukraine
Kyiv Post The Kremlin-backed leader of Chechnya has denied sending fighters to support pro-Russian separatists inUkraine, but said some could have gone of …

Ukraine: The Price Putin Will Pay
Guyana Chronicle So why didn’t Putin just say “recognise, when that is clearly what he will have to do in the end if Russia andUkraine are to have peaceful relations?

Bildt wants to attract Swedish investment to Ukraine
Government Offices of Sweden The purpose of the visit is to participate in two conferences that are being organised, on Sweden’s initiative, on the future of Ukraine and the region.

31 May 2014

A Quiet Revolution in the South China Sea (China Matters)

US/NATO missiles 5 minutes from Moscow? (Voice of Russia)

Right Sector activists in Milan attempted to disrupt rally against violence in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

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