Ukraine News Links 16-17 June 2014

17 June 2014 20:03:51 — williambowles.info

US Backs Kiev Regime and «Final Solution» Mindset (SCF)

Kiev explains acting FM’s remark on Putin by attempt to calm down protesters near Russian embassy (Voice of Russia)

Donetsk, Luhansk leaders say contacts with presidential settlement envoy are impossible (ITAR-TASS)

President Putin grieves about death of journalist in Ukraine- Kremlin (Voice of Russia)

Russian FM Lavrov warns against ethnic cleansing in southeastern Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Parliament offers to speed up issue of residence permits in Russia to Ukraine refugees (ITAR-TASS)

Lavrov on reporter’s death: Kiev’s inhumane actions against journalists must stop (RT)

Russian defense sector companies to replace Ukrainian components for domestically made (ITAR-TASS)

Russian VGTRK reporters came under aimed mortar fire attack by National Guard in Lugansk (Voice of Russia)

Moscow journalist union asks OSCE to focus on media people security in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine gas pipeline blast caused by pressure loss, sabotage not ruled out – official (Voice of Russia)

Lavrov hopes for new basic OSCE document under Serbia presidency (ITAR-TASS)

OSCE urges Kiev to investigate Russian journalist death (Voice of Russia)

Is it legal? Ukraine seeks to fill ‘gas gap’ with reverse flows (RT)

Fate of Russian sound engineer unclear yet, VGTRK press service reports (ITAR-TASS)

Fighting continues in Ukraine’s Luhansk region (ITAR-TASS)

Poroshenko’s regime persists in bombing and shooting civilians in Ukraine’s east – VR listener (Voice of Russia)

Moscow demands investigation into Russian reporter’s death in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

US State Dept. Spokesperson Psaki defends Ukraine 

Foreign Minister over ‘Putin f**ker’ Remark (RT)

Gas blast goes off at gas main in central Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Kiev inefficiently spending EU funds – EU ambassador to Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Russian television company confirms death of journalist in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

South Ossetia recognizes self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (Voice of Russia)

Explosion hits gas pipeline Urengoi-Pomary-Uzhgorod in Ukrainian Poltava (Voice of Russia)

East Ukraine’s Kramatorsk restores power supply after shelling (ITAR-TASS)

Security chief hails US partnership, hopes future undamaged through strains on Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Foreign affairs committee chief calls for sanctions againstUkraine leadership (ITAR-TASS)

European Commission hopes for Ukraine’s decency in gas transit (ITAR-TASS)

2 Russian journalists killed in Ukraine military shelling (SCF)

Gas transit pipeline explodes in E. Ukraine (RT)

Over 3,700 Ukrainian migrants find refuge in Crimea (Voice of Russia)

Moment Ukraine army shell hits Russian TV crew caught on tape (VIDEO) (RT)

Captive Russian journalists told they’d be ‘cut to bits’ and ‘barbecued’ (RT)

Second ‘White Book’ of crimes in Ukraine to be published by Russian Foreign Ministry (Voice of Russia)

Humanitarian crisis in Ukraine peaks amid shelling in disturbed eastern areas (Voice of Russia)

2 Russian journalists killed in Ukraine military shelling (RT)

Gazprom gets Singapore listing (RT)

Donetsk People’s Republic seeking Customs Union, Eurasian Economic Community membership (Voice of Russia)

Russian journalist injured during shelling in E. Ukraine (RT)

Top Russian MP urges personal sanctions against Ukrainian officials (RT)

Ukraine President Proposes Cease-Fire With Rebels
ABC News Ukraine new president says he will propose a detailed peace plan this week that includes a cease-fire with the separatist rebels in the country’s east.

Iraq and Ukraine tensions pushes oil prices to near 9-month highs
Daily News & Analysis Fighting in Iraq and renewed tension in Ukraine drove a global shift into traditional safe-haven currencies, precious metals and bonds on Monday, and …

GLOBAL MARKETS-Iraq, Ukraine tensions keep markets on edge
Reuters (Updates ahead of Wall Street open, adds U.S. business survey data) * Main European bourses 0.3-0.5 pct lower as Iraq, Ukraine tensions weigh …

Iraq, Ukraine fighting keeps markets on edge
Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Fighting in Iraq and Ukraine drove a global shift into traditional safe-haven currencies, precious metals and bonds on Monday, …

Scope of Ukraine’s Refugee Crisis Remains Unclear
Voice of America Lyudmila Denisenko endured weeks of deadly shootouts between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian insurgents in her home city of Slovyansk, the …

Russia Cuts Gas Supply to Ukraine as Tensions Soar
ABC News Russia halted natural gas deliveries to Ukraine on Monday, spurning Ukraine’s offer to pay some of its multibillion-dollar gas debt and demanding …

Ukraine fighting threatens water supply to four million: OSCE
Reuters The OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission in eastern Ukraine quoted local … is the latest sign of a growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine. Water …

Gazprom Kills Gas Supply to Ukraine
The Feed Russia’s state-owned gas firm Gazprom cut off supplies to Ukraine today, after the two parties failed to come to an agreement over unpaid gas bills.

Russia suspends gas flow to Ukraine as talks fail to yield compromise
Open Europe blog ? Open Europe blog team As has long been feared, negotiations between Russia, Ukraine and the EU over Russian gas supplies toUkraine have ground to a halt. Despite last …

Convoys Of Russian Tanks Heading For Ukraine Border Ahead Of 2amET Deadline
Prison Planet.com ? admin As the ‘negotiations’ between Europe, Ukraine, and Russia were taking place this afternoon, technically unconfirmed reports of convoys of Russian …

Ukraine Foreign Minister Calls Putin A ‘D*ckhead,’ Russia Explodes
FreakOutNation ? Anomaly Ukraine’s foreign minister casually referred to Vladimir Putin as the Russian equivalent of “dickhead.” Andriy Deshchytsia’s salty comment, which he …

Ukraine showed its class in Cluj
ETTU – European Table Tennis Union ? ettu In Class 6 Maryna LYTOVCHENKO of Ukraine reached the top of the Group. Raissa TCHEBANIKA of Russia is second and Ukraine’s Antonina …

Russia Cuts off Gas Supplies to the Ukraine
naked capitalism ? Yves Smith Although the Russian move to stop supplying gas to the Ukraine unless it pays upfront is an important, if expected, development, its immediate impact …

Russia Cuts Off All Gas Supplies To Ukraine
The Daily Sheeple ? Chris Carrington Russia has totally cut off all gas supplies to Ukraine in an escalation of the dispute between the countries. Gazprom, the Russian supplier of Ukrainian …

Russia Announces “Pay-First”
Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis ? noreply@blogger.com (Mike Mish Shedlock) Russia halted natural gas deliveries to Ukraine on Monday, spurning Ukraine’s offer to pay some of its multibillion-dollar gas debt and demanding …

Russia Halts Ukraine Gas Shipments, Warns EU of Disruptions
News From Antiwar.com ? Jason Ditz Starting early this morning, Ukraine’s Naftogaz natural gas importer was put on a prepayment scheme by Russian export giant OAO Gazprom for …

Russia Cuts Gas Supply To Ukraine, Sends In 3 Tanks
Sweetness & Light ? Steve MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday said it would cut off gas supplies to Ukraine as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a …

Report: Ukraine president proposing cease-fire
Yahoo News From Yahoo News: KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Interfax news agency is reporting that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he will this week …

Russia cuts gas supply to Ukraine as tensions soar
The Big Story – Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia halted natural gas deliveries to Ukraine on Monday, spurning Ukraine’s offer to pay some of its multibillion-dollar gas debt …

Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine: Spot Report on Damage to Donetsk City Water Supply, 15 
OSCE Fighting near Semyonovka (five kilometres southeast of Sloviansk in the Donetsk region) has caused damage to the Donetsk city water supply, with …

Tracking unrest: Mapping the latest in Ukraine
Military Times Blogs The gas flow to Ukraine halted Monday in Russia’s latest move to stun its former ally. Russia’s Gazprom — one of the largest extractors of natural gas …

Convoys of military vehicles and equipment are moving towards Ukraine
Info Resist Convoys of military equipment, up to 200 units are moving towards Ukraine from Kaluga and in the Rostov region, Russia. Reports channel Inter.

Ukraine president proposes cease-fire with rebels
The Big Story – Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine new president says he will propose a detailed peace plan this week that includes a cease-fire with the separatist rebels …

Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine
BBC.com Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies to Kiev, in a major escalation of a dispute between the two nations.

Kherson
Time and Date Find out current local time in Ukraine – Kherson. Get Kherson’s weather and area codes, time zone and DST. Explore Kherson’s sunrise and sunset, …

Russia cuts gas supply to Ukraine
USA Today Russia on Monday cut gas supplies to Ukraine as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a deal on gas prices and unpaid bills …

Russia to cut gas supply to Ukraine
Netscape MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday said it would cut off gas supplies to Ukraine as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a …

10 dead, 10 injured in Ukraine’s Kramatorsk shelling (SCF)

Russian lawmakers to teach Ukraine’s foreign minister diplomatic etiquette (ITAR-TASS)

Russia dismisses reports about death of border guard (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s military continues shelling cities in Donetsk, Luhansk regions (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s President calls for early Verkhovna Rada elections (Voice of Russia)

Who will win the gas war between Russia andUkraine? (Voice of Russia)

Russian TV reporter released in Ukraine taken to hospital (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s Poroshenko stops military cooperation with Russia (Voice of Russia)

Psaki defends Ukranian FM unsavory remarks (Voice of Russia)

Unilateral Ukraine border with Russia is not legitimate – Pushkov (SCF)

Ukraine’s Kramatorsk shelling leaves 10 dead, 10 injured (Voice of Russia)

West ‘smiling’ and fueling tension between Russia andUkraine (RT)

Second US guided-missile destroyer arrives in Europe (RT)

Russia is surprised UN Secretary-General ignores attack on Russian Embassy in Kiev – Churkin (Voice of Russia)

Russia revises Ukraine humanitarian draft resolution (RT)

Russia brings up Ukraine aid question during UN talks on Syria (Voice of Russia)

Zvezda TV crew freed after harsh interrogation, ransom demands by Ukraine radicals (RT)

US Sponsored Ukraine Regime is Killing Children: Polina Sladkaya, 6 Years Old. Died in Slavyansk from Howitzer Shell (Global Research)

US should move backward and strive to find common ground with Russia – US experts (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine may start to get shale gas from US (SCF)

Russia prepares plan for complete substitution of military products from Ukraine – Rogozin (Voice of Russia)

Energy minister: Russia was ready to provide financial aid to Ukraine within gas talks (SCF)

Kiev’s statements on humanitarian corridors are ‘lies, cynicism, populism’ – DPR leader (SCF)

There is no foreign minister in Ukraine anymore for Moscow- Vitaly Churkin (Voice of Russia)

Gas deliveries to resume after Ukraine pays its debt and makes prepayment – Medvedev (Voice of Russia)

16 June 2014

Russia presents new UN Security Council draft resolution on Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Gazprom may apply to Stockholm arbitration with another claim against Naftogaz– Gazprom CEO (Voice of Russia)

Russia to bring up issue of attacks at Russian embassy inKiev at UN Security Council – Churkin (Voice of Russia)

Russia Cuts Off Gas Supplies to the Ukraine (Naked Capitalism)

Lawmaker rejects accusations of Moscow’s hand in attack on Russian embassy in Kiev (ITAR-TASS)

Unilateral Ukraine border with Russia is not legitimate – Pushkov (Voice of Russia)

Media Lies and The Propaganda War about Ukraine (Global Research)

Poroshenko suppresses military-industrial cooperation with Russia – First Deputy Prime Minister (Voice of Russia)

Gazprom ready to finance supply of gas to European storage facilities (ITAR-TASS)

Two injured, four wounded as Ukrainian army shells Kramatorsk (ITAR-TASS)

Moscow insists Kiev must stop detaining reporters (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine News Links 15-16 June 2014 (InI)

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