Ukraine News Links 18-19 June 2014

19 June 2014 20:12:49 —

Putin voices serious concern about army operation in south-eastern Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Hollande, Merkel ask Putin to continue gas talks with Kiev (Voice of Russia)

EU expresses concern about journalists killed in eastern Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Sikorski and Dziewulski: The Strategy and Tactics of the Neo-Commonwealth (SCF)

Independence Movement in Southeastern Ukraine Accuses Obama’s Agents of Slaughter (WashingtonsBlog)

Ukraine’s Naftogaz says Gazprom wants to end gas compensation contract June 23 (ITAR-TASS)

Russia playing important, positive role in P5+1 talks with Iran – former US ambassador (Voice of Russia)

SBU or NSA? Prankster calls Belarus leader posing as Yanukovich’s son, gets convo leaked in Kiev (RT)

Cost of global violence and conflict reaches $1,350 per person (RT)

Rally in Luhansk urges Kiev to stop combat operation in eastern Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch will monitor situation in southeast Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

The Warfare State of Capital (Dissident Voice)

IMF review mission to arrive in Kiev on June 24 (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine: Critical comments on the Minsk anti-war declaration (

A Young Girl from Slavyansk Ready to Defend Her Hometown against the Kiev Regime (Global Research)

Russia’s gas talks with Ukraine may resume only after debt paid — minister (ITAR-TASS)

Revised draft resolution on Ukraine submitted to UN – Russian Foreign Ministry (Voice of Russia)

Putin’s administration chief is proud of being included in Australia’s sanctions list (ITAR-TASS)

Non-Conventional Warfare and the “Geopolitical Reshaping” of Ukraine (Global Research)

US interested in Crimea’s being part of Russia as tool of pressure (ITAR-TASS)

Acting Ukraine’s FM relieved of duty, could be assigned as ambassador to UK, US (Voice of Russia)

Over $50 million saved in Ukraine presidential elections to be used for army needs (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s closure of border with Transdniestria will affect ordinary people (ITAR-TASS)

Russia surprised UN pays no attention to Ukrainian refugees’ issue – Kremlin (Voice of Russia)

What Goals does the US Pursue in Ukraine? (Global Research)

Lukashevich: Impossible to guarantee OSCE observers safety in Kiev’s operation (ITAR-TASS)

400,000 Ukrainians are in Russian regions bordering on Ukraine — senior official (ITAR-TASS)

Sevastopol rules out ‘sweeping’ Ukraine oligarchs’ property nationalization (ITAR-TASS)

Russia urges OSCE to pay attention to refugee situation in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Protest staged in Rome against Kiev’s aggression in southeastern Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Poroshenko to sign economic part of Association Agreement with EU June 27 (ITAR-TASS)

Ukrainian refugees receiving all necessary medical assistance – Russian Health Ministry (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine’s Poroshenko promises to make public peace settlement plan on Friday (ITAR-TASS)

Decisions on future of Ukraine’s pipelines cannot be made without Russia (ITAR-TASS)

Putin: No more duty-free imports if Ukraine signs EU deal (RT)

Sevastopol rules out ‘sweeping’ Ukraine oligarchs’ property nationalization

Russia Ready for Talks with Ukraine after Kiev Pays Off Gas Debt – Energy Minister (SCF)

No power, water and food shortages: E. Ukrainian city survives amid Kiev’s army shelling (SCF)

Broadcaster opens bank account to help relatives of journalist killed in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Militant’s interrogation video fake – Ukraine Communist leader (Voice of Russia)

Early parliamentary elections in Ukraine should be held in autumn — presidential envoy (ITAR-TASS)

It’s beyond understanding that killings of journalists occur in 21st century Europe- expert (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine Interior Ministry to spend $17 million on military equipment purchase (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine battle follows talk of truce (BBC)

Donetsk intends to form its own tribunal (Voice of Russia)

Christian organizations set up center for humanitarian aid to Ukraine’s southeast (Voice of Russia)

Russia ready to contribute to releasing OSCEobservers in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Russian Foreign Ministry notes deescalation of conflict in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

‘Ukrainian president is acting from position of weakness’ (RT)

Belarus reports inflow of Ukrainian refugees increases by third (ITAR-TASS)

Russia submits revised draft resolution on Ukraine to UN Security Council (ITAR-TASS)

UN report on human rights in Ukraine biased, not objective — Federation Council speaker (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine will face food riots – Ukrainian opposition leader (Voice of Russia)

DRAMATIC: Ukraine army and self-defense militia exchange bodies in short ceasefire (VIDEO) (RT)

Russian journalists die on duty (Voice of Russia)

Russian FM fears Kiev may try to suppress protests ‘forcibly’ (Voice of Russia)

Pavel Klimkin becomes Ukraine’s foreign minister (Voice of Russia)

Refugees from Donetsk and Luhansk regions seek refuge at Odessa resorts (ITAR-TASS)

Security mission may start work in Ukraine this summer — EU Council (ITAR-TASS)

Vitaly Yarema appointed Ukraine’s Prosecutor General (ITAR-TASS)

OSCE says contact with missing monitors in southeastern Ukraine re-established (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine lures US, Europe investors in gas pipe system, negotiates reverse gas supplies (ITAR-TASS)

No power, water and food shortages: E. Ukrainian city survives amid army shelling (RT)

Ukraine Suspects Terrorism in Pipeline Explosion
New York Times The aftermath of an explosion at a natural gas pipeline in central Ukraine, in a photograph released by the Ukrainian Ministry Of Emergencies.

Ukraine moves closer to unilateral cease-fire
Washington Post DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine — Ukraine moved closer to a unilateral cease-fire Wednesday, offering pro-Russian insurgents a chance to lay down …

Ukraine’s Poroshenko offers unilateral ceasefire – Ukraine’s President Announces Plan For Unilateral Ceasefire – WGCU

In Ukraine, Divisions Not Necessarily About Language
Voice of America ODESSA — From the outside, the crisis in Ukraine appears to be drawn along ethnic and linguistic lines – between Russian-speakers who identify with …

Russia Arms Ukraine Secessionists, Again
Voice of America MOSCOW — When Crimea broke away from Ukraine, after the uprising in Kyiv that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, Russia denied sending …

Analysts: Ukraine Dispute Not Likely to Cut Russian Gas Sales to Europe
Voice of America Russia cut off the flow of natural gas to Ukraine this week after Kyiv failed to pay $2 billion it owes Gazprom, Russia’s state-owned gas monopoly.

Parts of Eastern Ukraine Gripped in ‘Reign of Fear’, Says UN Official
Wall Street Journal GENEVA—Armed militia have created a “reign of fear” in eastern Ukraine, killing and torturing civilians in the chaos-stricken region, the United Nations …

Ukraine to suspend ‘anti-terror’ operation, create elite force (Roundup)
Business Standard “From our side, we will offer amnesty to those insurgents who will lay down their arms and those who have not committed serious crimes,” President …

Report: Ukraine president proposes a unilateral cease-fire by his troops
Washington Post Report: Ukraine president proposes a unilateral cease-fire by his troops. 0; More. By Associated Press June 18 at 4:23 AM. KIEV, Ukraine — Report: …

CONCORD members and civil society in Ukraine
HOME ? Daniel Puglisi Is there a role for CONCORD members to support civil society in Ukraine? Is there a role for CONCORD members to support civil society in Ukraine?

Russian journalist and media worker killed in eastern Ukraine
Committee to Protect Journalists ? Committee to Protect Journalists New York, June 17, 2014–A Russian journalist and a media worker died from injuries they sustained in mortar fire in the eastern Ukrainian city of …

Russian Tanks in Ukraine?
Mail Online – Peter Hitchens ? DM A contributor referred to a BBC news account of the ‘Russian tanks’ seen in the Ukraine being supposedly identified by NATO satellite. He appeared to …

Ukraine seeks to fill ‘gas gap’ with illegal reverse flows
Signs of the Times … neither legal nor viable, experts tell RT. The comments follow Ukraine’s claims it’s going to use reverse schemes, after Gazprom cut its supplies. On..

Official: 65-Day US-NATO Proxy War In Ukraine Is…War
Stop NATO…Opposition to global militarism ? richardrozoff National Radio Company of Ukraine June 18, 2014 President: Ukraine amid new type of warfare “Ukraine is in a state of war,” Ukrainian President …

Ukrainian Gas Pipeline Blast Caused by Explosive Device
Prison ? admin Ukrainian investigators believe the explosion on the Urengoi-Pomary-Uzhgorod gas pipeline in Ukraine was caused by an explosive device placed …

Russia-Ukraine developments crucial for V4, says Varga ? MTI As both Russia and Ukraine are key business partners for the Visegrad Group countries, developments in their relations are crucial, Hungary’s …

Orphans Caught in the Middle in Ukraine, Russia War
Capitol Resource Institute ? CBN Ukraine’s orphans are caught in the middle of the war between Russian separatists and the government. TheUkrainian government and Christian …

Russia Ukraine Pipeline Gordian Knot Premium Cartoon News ? Petar Pismestrovic Russia Ukraine Pipeline Gordian Knot, Political Cartoons, Comics, Editorial Commentary on the latest news, politics, cartoon memes and events …

Hackard’s Take On Ukraine
Conservative Heritage Times ? Dostoevsky And so today the ultra-nationalists of Ukraine enjoy Washington’s tacit support as they drive to ethnically cleanse the country’s south and east of …

Fourth journalist killed in Ukraine, colleague missing

Reporters Without Borders Russian TV reporter Igor Kornelyuk was fatally injured today by a mortar shell outside Metallist, a village near the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, …

Latest news from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
OSCE This update is provided for media and general public. The situation across the country was calm, except parts of Donbas where tensions remained.

Report: Ukraine president offers cease-fire
CNS News KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian news agencies say Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed a unilateral cease-fire by his troops to allow …

Facebook Germany has expressed its solidarity with the Baltic states amid the Ukraine crisis · #estonia #tallinn #nato #germany …

Report: Ukraine president proposes a unilateral cease-fire by his troops
The Big Story – Associated Press This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. 50.454730.5238. KIEV, Ukraine(AP) — Report: Ukraine president proposes …

Reuters: Putin, Poroshenko discuss possible ceasefire in east Ukraine
Kyiv Post Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, discussed a possible ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and the deaths …

Ukraine’s president announces cease-fire 2014-06-18 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced a cease fire in eastern regions as part of a peace …

Eric Morse: Canadian fighters in Ukraine might make Harper nervous (SCF)

Andrii Deshchytsia dismissed as Ukraine’s acting foreign minister (ITAR-TASS)

Kiev authorities want to substitute national dialogue with protest suppression — Lavrov (ITAR-TASS)

Farewell ceremony for Russian VGTRK journalists killed in Ukraine to be held on June 20 (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s army using Su-25 fighter bombers as heavy fighting in Artemovsk underway – Donetsk militia (Voice of Russia)

Australia’s sanctions on Russia “theatre of the absurd” — official (ITAR-TASS)

New gas talks possible only if Ukraine pays gas debt – Russian Energy Minister (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine gov’t forces open fire on Slavyansk church, one person killed (Voice of Russia)

June 18-19: Russian journalists killed in Ukraine, Kiev provoking breach with Russia (Voice of Russia)

Ruble may weaken July-Decemeber over Ukrainian crisis — Central Bank (ITAR-TASS)

US to fork over $10 mln to Ukraine to combat corruption (Voice of Russia)

Australia imposes sanctions on 50 Russians, 11 companies over Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Number of reported refugees from Ukraine in Russia reaches 19,000 (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine and Hungary discuss larger reverse gas supplies (Voice of Russia)

Bulgaria suspends construction of South Stream pipeline (WSWS)

Ukraine keeps maintaining Russian ICBMs Satan despite ban on military ties (ITAR-TASS)

Ethnic and Cultural Cleansing in Ukraine (Dissident Voice)

Demonizing Russia: silent collusion (Voice of Russia)

Boris Kagarlitsky on Ukraine: A country that might have been (Lins)

UN does not discuss extension of human rights monitoring mission to Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Western media doing Kiev’s job in hiding its ‘fascist allegiances’ (RT)

Russian Army Ready for Any Developments in Ukraine, World (SCF)

The Fast and the Furious in Gas Geopolitics (NEO)

Five media workers killed in Ukraine since beginning of year – Reporters Without Borders (Voice of Russia)

UN Human Rights Chief Urges Kiev to Ensure Security of Civilians in Conflict Zones (SCF)

A Fourth Reich is already under Construction in Ukraine (SCF)

18 June 2014

USAID to offer financial aid to Ukraine to fight corruption (ITAR-TASS)

Russia’s Deputy FM welcomes Ukraine president’s choice for new foreign minister (Voice of Russia)

Russia unable to keep zero customs fees if Ukraineand EU sign AA – Putin (Voice of Russia)

Washington supports idea of investigation into death of Russian journalists in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Why Does Nato Still Exist? (The Greanville Post)

National Nihilism (Oriental Review)

Iraq and Ukraine: The End of the American Empire (NEO)

Russian Union of Journalists demanding probe into Russian reporters’ death in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Hungary to increase reverse-flow gas supply to Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Putin disagrees with proposals to stop all imports of dairy products from Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Source: Russia has 13,500 registered refugees fromUkraine (ITAR-TASS)

Spokesman for self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic dismisses President’s statement as absurd (ITAR-TASS)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.