Ukraine New Links 12-13 June 2014

13 June 2014 14:45:32 —

Regional official suggests Ukraine to build 2,000-km wall against Russia (ITAR-TASS)

Kiev could pay Gazprom debt today – Naftogaz (Voice of Russia)

EU transfers first tranche of financial aid toUkraine worth €250 million (ITAR-TASS)

Euro-Maidan activists storming Kiev public prosecution office (Voice of Russia)

Russia’s draft urges immediate end of violence inUkraine – Russian envoy to UN (Voice of Russia)

Fighting underway between Ukraine’s military and self-defense forces in Donetsk region (ITAR-TASS)

‘White phosphorus’ reports: Ukraine military ‘dropped incendiary bombs’ on Slavyansk (SCF)

Our Ukraine Insider: The New President Once Agent for the US State Department (SCF)

Oettinger expects telephone conversation with Moscow and Kiev on new round of talks (ITAR-TASS)

Russia-Ukraine gas talks could resume Saturday – EU Energy Commissioner (Voice of Russia)

Rescuers found bodies of seven miners in Donetsk region (Voice of Russia)

Indications that the U.S. Is Planning a Nuclear Attack Against Russia (WashingtonsBlog)

Fight underway in Mariupol – Ukrainian lawmaker (Voice of Russia)

Barroso: Russia should start constructive dialogue with Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Russian, Ukrainian human rights commissioners to meet in Kharkov (Voice of Russia)

One person injured in Donetsk Republic head’s car explosion dies (ITAR-TASS)

Slavyansk official Pavlenko appointed city’s new people’s mayor – media (ITAR-TASS)

National Guard soldiers rebel against Kiev (SCF)

Ukraine President Ready for Talks if Pro-Russia Rebels Lay Down Arms
Voice of America KYIV — 
Ukraine’s new president signaled on Wednesday he would be ready to hold talks with opponents in eastern Ukraine if pro-Russian separatists …

Ukrainian Rebel Leader Escapes Injury in Apparent Bomb Blast
Voice of America 
Also On Thursday, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov accused Russia of allowing an armored column, including three military tanks, to cross …

Ukraine president ready for talks if pro-Russia rebels lay down arms
Chicago Tribune KIEV (Reuters) – 
Ukraine’s new president signaled on Wednesday he would be ready to hold talks with opponents in eastern Ukraine if pro-Russian …

Ukraine Bond Rally Best in Region Signals Mounting Risks
Since Ukraine’s territorial integrity started crumbling in March, the nation’s bonds have outperformed regional peers. For Landesbank Berlin …

Ukraine Agriculture Stocks Advance on Closer Europe Ties 
Ukrainian agricultural companies from Agroton Public Ltd. to Kernel Holding SA are rallying on speculation the government will reach a trade pact with …

Ukraine accuses Russia of allowing tanks across border
He said Ukrainian forces had destroyed part of the column and fighting was … Avakov said the Ukrainian intelligence reports, however, undermined …

Moscow admits ties to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
Boston Globe 
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that after Ukrainian leaders declined Moscow’s request in late May to allow Russian humanitarian aid …

Biden: US supports Ukraine-Russia peace talks
Washington Post 
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden says the United States strongly supports negotiations among Ukraine, Russia and international diplomats …

Militant bravado wins support for Ukraine radical
Bradenton Herald 
KIEV, Ukraine — In late May, Oleh Lyashko posted a picture on Facebook of himself … His star has risen in tandem with Ukraine’s spreading chaos.

Ukraine Counts Dead in Fighting as Gas Talks With Russia Deadlock

Wall Street Journal Ukraine’s new president renewed his call for militants in the pro-Russia eastern party of the country to lay down their weapons to end a fight that the …

We visited Ukraine’s Palace of Corruption

Boing Boing ? Jasmina Tesanovic Jasmina Tesanovic ventures into the “Palace of Corruption” where deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych partied and gloried in graft while …

Gazprom: Ukraine Gas Supplies Will Halt Monday Without Payment

News From ? Jason Ditz Ukraine managed to duck a gas shutoff earlier this month, but after the latest round of talks on their debt and pricing disputes with Russian exporter …

In Ukraine, human organs don’t stink

The Greanville Post —Vol. VIII- 2014 ? TGP STAFF One may notice that the situation in Ukraine reminds that in Kosovo. On the one hand, local transplantation medicine is developed well, although it is …

Ukraine News Links 11-12 June 2014

Investigating the New Imperialism ? InI Opposing parties in eastern Ukraine should switch to talks – OSCE … Moscow demands Ukraine open humanitarian corridors – Kremlin chief of staff …

IT outsourcing leaders recognized in Ukraine’s $1.3 billion industry

The Outsource Blog ? Rahul Jain Six Ukrainian companies made the latest Global Outsourcing 100 list released on June 2 by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals …

Firefight Underway As Russian “Rebels” Cross Border Into Ukraine ? Paul Martin by Tyler Durden 06/12/2014 While all eyes are affixed on Iraq (and record highs for stocks), the situation in Ukraine continues to re-es …

Moscow Demands Immediate UN Probe Into Use Of Incendiary Bombs in Ukraine

Aletho News ? aletho Moscow is demanding an immediate UN probe into Kiev’s use of outlawed incendiary bombs in Ukraine’srebelling southeastern regions. Moscow will …

The Ukrainian Conflict: A Ukrainian Nationalist View, Part 6

The Occidental Observer ? Pavlo Khomenko Many Western nationalists ask: why are Ukrainian nationalists fighting only the mercenaries in easternUkraine, and not the current liberal Ukrainian …

another ukraine post, for stuff that’s come in during the afternoon

Niqnaq – niqnaq 17:24 GMT: Putin and Poroshenko, discussed the normalization of the situation in south-eastern Ukraine and the development of relations between …

Ukraine National Guard collapsing? ‘We’re not paid, we don’t have food’

InvestmentWatch ? InvestmentWatch The Ukrainian government has been using National Guard conscripts alongside the regular army. The conscripts were the main force behind.

Kiev says three Russian tanks entered east Ukraine

BBC Ukraine’s interior minister says three tanks have crossed the border from Russia into rebel areas of the east and fighting is under way.

Putin: Russia offered gas deal to help Ukraine economy

BBC Ukraine rejects Russia’s gas discount deal as a “trap”, but President Vladimir Putin says the offer was designed to help the Ukrainian economy.

Ukraine Liveblog Day 115: Separatist Forces Using Tanks in the East?

The Interpreter The T-72 is still in regular service in Russia but has been withdrawn from duties in Ukraine. There are however T-72s in storage as reserves in Ukraine …

Gazprom to halt gas to Ukraine if no payment by Monday

Jordan Times MOSCOW –– Russian natural gas exporter Gazprom will halt supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay off $1.95 billion of its gas debts by Monday, chief …

Moscow’s Dilemma: Finlandization of Ukraine or Occupation?

The Jamestown Foundation Russia seems at a crossroads in the Ukrainian crisis, unsure how to proceed: to seek some negotiated compromise with Kyiv, or intensify its support …

A Second Chance for Ukraine

Open Society Foundations Panelists discuss a recent policy paper on the prospects for visa liberalization between the European Union and Ukraine.

Biden: US supports Ukraine-Russia peace talks

The Big Story – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the United States strongly supports negotiations among Ukraine, Russia and international …

Latest news from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

ReliefWeb KYIV 12 June 2014 This update is provided for the media and the public The situation in Ukraine was calm, except parts of Donbas where tensions …

Pro-Democracy Activist: ‘Situation in Ukraine…Is Very Dangerous’

CNS News Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to prevent Ukraine from moving closer to Western democracies because his long-term plans include …

Resident Sr. Director: Ukraine

Devex Given the rapid changes that have occurred in Ukraine over the past nine months, the immediate priority is to assess NDIs existing progra…

12 June 2014

OSCE Secretary General calls for UN to help Ukrainian refugees (SCF)

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton: Full interview (BBC)

U.S.’s Rice: NATO Must Boost Military Spending Against Russia (Stop NATO)

Blast targets self-proclaimed E. Ukraine leader’s vehicle, 2 killed (RT)

Ukraine raises tank crossing reports with Russia (Voice of Russia)

‘No more delays’: Gazprom CEO sets hard deadline for Ukraine gas payment (RT)

‘White phosphorus’ reports: Ukraine military ‘dropped incendiary bombs’ on Slavyansk (RT)

Experts are to discuss draft UN Security resolution on Ukraine on Friday (Voice of Russia)

Moscow urges int’l reaction to use of prohibited ammunition in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s Poroshenko, Germany’s Merkel mull peace plan by phone (ITAR-TASS)

Permeation of the Fascist Mindset (The Greanville Post)

Draft UN resolution on Ukraine to support OSCE efforts (ITAR-TASS)

Serbia, Belarus presidents speak out for larger partnership within OSCE (ITAR-TASS)

How and Why the U.S. Has Re-Started the Cold War (The Greanville Post)

Poroshenko shares with Putin his plan to end standoff in southeastern Ukraine – Kremlin (Voice of Russia)

Lugansk sets task to have union with Russia, establish contract relations with Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Poroshenko tells Putin about his peace plan for south-east of Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

‘US blocking gas settlement in Ukraine to prolong conflict’ (RT)

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