Ukraine News Links 13-14 June 2014

14 June 2014 12:15:20 —

Sikorski and Dziewulski: The Strategy and Tactics of the Neo-Commonwealth, by Andrew Korybko (Voltaire Net)

Ukrainian Su-25 military aircraft shot down in Donetsk region by local militia (Voice of Russia)

Gazprom-Naftogaz meeting to be held in Kiev on June 14 (ITAR-TASS)

Self-defense forces in Gorlovka, E.Ukraine, claim shooting down Kiev bomber jet (RT)

49 troops aboard plane shot down in Ukraine’s Luhansk confirmed dead (Voice of Russia)

Gazprom, Naftogaz to hold urgent talks as Kievprepares for gas imports cut (RT)

Ukrainian transport plane shot down (BBC)

Ukraine hampers gas dispute resolution sought by Moscow, EU – Russian MP (Voice of Russia)

Lugansk self-defense forces shot down Ukrainian military plane: 49 were on board – reports (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine regime claims control of key port city (WSWS)

50 Ukrainian troops possibly killed as transport plane downed in Lugansk (RT)

Russia, Ukraine ombudswomen discuss joint mission for deescalation in Ukraine’s south-east (SCF)

To Live and Die in Donetsk (NEO)

Russian and Ukrainian activists set up a commission to help peaceful civilians in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Source: Ukrainian military plane with at least 49 aboard shot down
CNN (CNN) — A Ukrainian military plane with at least 49 passengers was shot down overnight Friday, a source said, making it the latest and likely one of the …

Ukrainian Rebel Leader Reportedly Escapes Injury in Apparent Bomb Blast
Voice of America Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk say a van used by separatist rebel leader Denis Pushilin exploded Thursday in the …

Ukraine Proposes Interim Price for Russian Gas
Wall Street Journal MOSCOW—Ukraine is ready to repay $1.9 billion in outstanding debt to Russia for natural gas deliveries if Moscow and Kiev agree on an interim gas …

Ukraine prosecutor’s office: 9 crew, 40 troops aboard plane shot down by rebels; all dead.
Washington Post KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine prosecutor’s office: 9 crew, 40 troops aboard plane shot down by rebels; all dead. . Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.

EU, Russia, Ukraine agree to discuss Kiev’s EU trade deal
Reuters BRUSSELS, June 13 (Reuters) – The European Union and Russia agreed on Friday to hold high level talks, including Ukraine, on Kiev’s expected …

Ukraine Claims Full Control of Port City
New York Times DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian government forces said Friday that they had won full control of the port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, in a fight …

Ukraine Gas Cut-Off Nears as US Cites Russia for Tanks
Businessweek Ukraine braced for a halt in natural gas flows in a continuing dispute over payments, as the U.S. said Russia is providing tanks and heavy weapons to …

Ukraine Steps Up Eastern Push as Clinton Criticizes Putin
Bloomberg Ukraine boosted an offensive against separatist violence in its easternmost regions as former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused Russia of …

Ukraine Steps Up Eastern Push as Clinton Criticizes Putin
Businessweek Police inspect a destroyed car following an explosion outside the regional state building in the easternUkrainian city of Donetsk late on June 12.

Ukraine PM Warns “Prepare For Russian Gas Cutoff On Monday”
Zero Hedge? Tyler Durden Having set a deadline of June 16 (next Monday) for pre-payment of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine, it appears Ukraine officials are willing to take …

Ukraine Heats Up as Gas Shutoff Looms
The Feed While the world (rightly) has its eyes on Iraq, the conflict in Ukraine is also escalating. After a series of setbacks, the government has won a victory …

Ukraine: Those Tanks
Moon of Alabama? b Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said the tanks and several armored personnel carriers entered eastern Ukraine through a checkpoint …

“Video Evidence” Shows Russia Providing Tanks To Rebels In Ukraine
Zero Hedge? Tyler Durden “This is unacceptable,” Marie Harf exclaimed, “Russia will claim these tanks were taken from Ukrainianforces…we are confident that these tanks came …

reports: Ukraine military ‘dropped incendiary bombs’ on Slavyansk
Prison admin Slavyansk, an industrial city in southeastern Ukraine with a population of over 100,000 people, has been a focal point of the government’s crackdown …

The Fellowship Comes to Ukraine
Bartholomew’s Notes on Religion? Richard Bartholomew Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast under the auspices of the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of UkraineOleksandr Turchynov was held on Wednesday …

Ukraine says 3 tanks cross from Russia International KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president rallied support Thursday for his plan to end fighting in the country’s east in phone calls with the Russian and …

Current Politics in Ukraine? ukraineanalysis The Ukrainian SBU insists that Strelkov takes his orders directly from Moscow. But how true is this? Who is Strelkov and what is his background and …

As Iraq, Syria, Ukraine Burn Obama Declares
Right Wing News? Duane Lester [B]ut this country has always been built both through an individual initiative, but also a sense of some common purpose. And if there’s one message I …

Divide and Conquer? Ukraine as a battleground of interests
Observatorio para las Relaciones Internacionales UEM 2010-2011? russiaspring2014 The Ukrainian population is still much divided between the eastern and western influence. It all started with Crimean peninsula, but the conflict has …

Ukraine crisis: Kiev forces win back Mariupol
BBC Government troops in eastern Ukraine have won back the port city of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatist rebels after heavy fighting. Interior Minister …

Russia submits draft Ukraine resolution at U
Yahoo News From Yahoo News: United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Russia submitted a draft resolution on Ukraine at the Security Council Thursday demanding …

Ukraine says 3 tanks cross from Russia
Yahoo News From Yahoo News: KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president rallied support Thursday for his plan to end fighting in the country’s east in phone calls …

Ukraine accuses Russia of letting rebels bring in tanks
Yahoo News KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of allowing separatist rebels to bring three tanks and other military vehicles across the border …

US says Russia sends tanks, rocket launchers into Ukraine
Yahoo News From Yahoo News: Russia has sent tanks, heavy weapons and rocket launchers to Ukraine in recent days in support of separatists in the east of the …

Ukrainian forces reclaim port city from rebels
Yahoo News KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces reclaimed the port city of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatists in heavy fighting on Friday and said …

NATO says Russian tanks in Ukraine would be serious escalation
Yahoo News BRUSSELS (Reuters) – If reports that Russian tanks have entered eastern Ukraine are confirmed, it would mark a serious escalation of the crisis there, …

Ukraine angry at ‘Russian tanks’
BBC Authorities in Ukraine have accused separatist rebels of using Russian tanks and other armour in fighting in the east of the country.

Ukraine loses 2015 Euro basketball championship
CNS News A pro-Russian fighter guards men detained for looting in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, June 12, 2014. The city has been an epicenter of a …

Latest news from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
OSCE The situation in Ukraine was calm, except parts of Donbas where serious tensions continue. The SMM has not reestablished communication with the 4 …

13 June 2014

Yatsenyuk wants to disrupt trilateral gas talks between EU, Russia and Ukraine – Pushkov (ITAR-TASS)

Ukrainian APC with troops breaches Russian border (SCF)

Foreign Policy Bait and Switch (Dissident Voice)

EC hopes Russia, Ukraine will reach agreement on gas issue (ITAR-TASS)

eBay bidding war for Russian gas: Price jumps from $1 to $200,000 (RT)

Putin and Barroso agree to hold trilateral consultations (Voice of Russia)

‘Bombardment never stops’: E. Ukrainian refugees share horrors of Kiev military op (RT)

Naftogaz hopes to continue dialogue with Gazprom (Voice of Russia)

Fatalities as Kiev’s military ‘reclaim’ first eastern city (RT)

Ukrainian armed forces violate Russian border: Moscow sends note of protest (Voice of Russia)

Moscow demands Kiev stop provocations on the Russian border (ITAR-TASS)

Humanitarian aid indispensable to Ukraine’s southeast – Lavrov (ITAR-TASS)

Russian border guards stop Ukrainian intruders in Rostov Region (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine to Build 2000 km Wall against Russia, Project Submitted to Presidency (Voice of Russia)

Ukrainian APC with troops breaches Russian border (RT)

Yatsenyuk issues order to establish economically justified tariffs for Russian gas (ITAR-TASS)

Kiev “antiterrorist” forces conducted by Poland’s Jerzy Dziewulski (Voltaire Net)

Kiev Mayor pledges to open Kreshchatyk Street for motor traffic (ITAR-TASS)

Ukrainian PM orders govt: ‘Prepare to stop Russian gas imports’ (RT)

President Petro Poroshenko, “Our Ukraine Insider” for the U.S. State Department (Global Research)

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