Ukraine News Links 19-20 June 2014

20 June 2014 20:51:07 —

Financial Warfare: Russia’s “Anti-Dollar Alliance” to Halt US Aggression. Top Putin Advisor (Global Research)

Poroshenko’s ceasefire statement more looks like ultimatum to Ukraine Southeast – Kremlin (ITAR-TASS)

President Poroshenko presents peace plan for Ukraine East settlement (ITAR-TASS)

Wikileaks Cables: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Washington’s Pocket Since 2006 (The Greanville Post)

Moscow expects explanations from Kiev over gun-fire on Russian territory (Voice of Russia)

Russian checkpoint on Ukraine border comes under fire (RT)

Talk about Russia backing Poroshenko’s peace plan premature – Russia’s envoy to UN (Voice of Russia)

Moscow surprised at Kiev’s comment on phone talks of Russia, Ukraine FMs (ITAR-TASS)

No prospects for further work on Russia’s UN Security Council resolution on Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine president proclaims 7-day ceasefire, rolls out peace plan (RT)

Investigative Committee starts probe of shelling of Russian territory from Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine: final calm before the storm – political analyst (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine leader declares ceasefire (BBC)

Ukraine president proclaims 7-day ceasefire in country’s east (RT)

Poroshenko, representatives of Ukraine’s eastern regions fail to find negotiating position (ITAR-TASS)

Ukrainian, Russian presidents discuss measures to promote peace settlement (ITAR-TASS)

Much more gas to be piped through Stavropol than throughUkraine (ITAR-TASS)

EU says economic aid promises to Ukraine not legally binding (ITAR-TASS)

Inside Ukraine’s war-torn towns (BBC)

Ukraine wants West to impose more sanctions against Russia (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine wants Russia to revoke its decision on possible use of armed forces (ITAR-TASS)

Astakhov states five confirmed killings of children in South-East of Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Russian children’s ombudsman says five children’s deaths in Ukraine confirmed (ITAR-TASS)

Swiss authorities excluded Ukraine from list of ‘safe countries’ (Voice of Russia)

EU Commissioner urges Ukraine to offer centralized response to situation and refugees (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine pays interest on $3bn Russian loan (RT)

Reports on Russia-Ukraine border crossings mixed (ITAR-TASS)

Ukrainian Army Expands War Into Russian Territory (Stop NATO)

U.S., German Defense Chiefs Discuss NATO And Afghan, Ukrainian, Iraqi And Syrian Wars (Stop NATO)

Kiev’s army shelling kills 5yr old boy & his mother in Slavyansk (RT)

Poroshenko Lays Out Ukraine Cease-Fire Plan He Discussed With Putin
Wall Street Journal Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko detailed a “peace plan” aimed at ending an uprising in the country’s east that he discussed in a phone call with …

Ukraine’s Poroshenko gets parliament backing for key nominations
Chicago Tribune KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament gave President Petro Poroshenko a strong boost on Thursday by resoundingly endorsing his candidates for …

Ukraine President Offers Cease-Fire – Kitco Full Coverage

Ukraine’s President Announces Plan For Unilateral Cease-Fire
WBUR – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (far right) attends a graduation ceremony at the National University of Defense of Ukraine in Kiev on …

Russian Troops Seen Near Ukraine Border, Says NATO’s Civilian Head
Wall Street Journal Pro-Russian fighters handover the bodies of Ukrainian troops who died in a plane shot down near Luhansk, at a check point in the village of Karlivka …  

Russian buildup seen as fighting rages in Ukraine – International Full Coverage

Biden commends Ukraine’s president on peace plan
Washington Post BOGOTA, Colombia — Vice President Joe Biden is commending Ukraine’s new president for his commitment to move ahead with his peace plan and …

Why Ukraine is reforming its higher education systemVoices ? Lyudmila Tatsenko The new government in Ukraine plans to reform the higher education system (Photo of seminary building at Chernivtsi University by Brian Woychuk …

The Civil War In Ukraine Has Created A Massive Humanitarian Crisis Which Will Ultimately Benefit …
InvestmentWatch ? InvestmentWatch By Michael Snyder Every time the Kiev government conducts another airstrike or lobs more
artillery shells into a city in eastern Ukraine, it loses more.

Jobbik vies for Russia’s support for autonomy in Eastern Ukraine ? MTI Vona said ethnic cleansing was taking place in eastern Ukraine and the same could happen in Transcarpathia, which has a Hungarian community.

US Propaganda Accidentally Exposes Nazi Crimes in Ukraine
Land Destroyer ? Land Destroyer US State Department propaganda witlessly confirms Right Sector Nazis are operating in eastern Ukraine, kidnapping journalists, and working directly …

Rebels Report ‘Heavy Losses’ as Ukraine Attacks Key Eastern Town
News From ? Jason Ditz Ukrainian separatist rebels are reporting “heavy losses” today as the nation’s military attacks the key Donetsk Oblast town of Krasny Liman, along with …

Harvest Equippers ? Brianna This Sunday, June 22nd, we are hosting Frederik Ankai-Taylor and his family from the Ukraine at Harvest House Church at 247 Boone Heights Drive …

Thousands Die in the Ukraine as ‘Europe Sets a Concrete Example of Life Without Christ’
Orthodox England ? Father Andrew However, in Europe, censored by European media, the genocide continues in the Ukraine. A few days ago a junta aeroplane with 49 foreign (EU and …

Manchester meeting: the fascist coup in Ukraine
Red Youth ? Red Youth The fascist coup in Ukraine Presentation by Harpal Brar Saturday 21 June 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 …

For whom does bell toll in Ukraine?
Hands OFF Syria ? HandsoffSyria The theater of the absurd continues unabated in Ukraine. … And who would pay for all the damage toUkraine in such a war where the Russian army …

Ukraine crisis: Battle erupts amid talk of truce Heavy fighting erupts between Ukrainian government forces and rebels near the war-torn eastern town of Krasnyy Liman as Kiev mulls declaring a …

Ukraine’s President Proposes Peace Deal, Fails to Impress Russia
VICE News The deal includes a temporary unilateral ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, which Russia says does not go far enough.

Ukraine Isn’t Ready for a Truce, After All
Yahoo News From Yahoo News: Hours after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was willing to order a ceasefire to help stem the flow of violence, …

Latest news from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
OSCE The situation across the country was calm, except parts of Donbas where tensions remained. Donetsk city remains outwardly calm, with no substantive …

A Contract Hit: Russian Actions in Ukraine
The Soufan Group Using the leverage of its natural gas contract with Ukraine and its material support for insurgents, Russia is putting Ukraine under intense pressure.

Ukraine open to Western involvement in pipeline
PowerSource – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday suggested bringing in European and U.S. companies to help operate the pipeline that carries Russian …

Politics of Russia-Ukraine crisis ‘calming’: Pro
CNBC Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, says the politics between Russia and Ukraine are calming, but fighting continues on the …

Ukraine acts to form new team, plans unilateral ceasefire
Yahoo News From Yahoo News: By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko put a pro-Western and …

Supporting international democracy: MMU staff traveled to Ukraine
Mount Mercy University Supporting international democracy: MMU staff traveled to Ukraine. As the state of Iowa puts a cap on the primaries of last week, Director of …

Rostov Region hospitals receive 30 wounded from southeast Ukraine since June (ITAR-TASS)

Posthumous courage awards announced for two journalists killed in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Lavrov hopes new Ukraine FM will boost diplomatic ties with Russia (ITAR-TASS)

EU offers talks with Russia, Ukraine over EU-Ukraine free trade treaty in early July (ITAR-TASS)

Moscow urges Kiev to ensure protection of war correspondents (ITAR-TASS)

EC, Ukraine discuss conditions for upcoming Association Agreement (Voice of Russia)

Putin, Merkel, Hollande to discuss Ukraine by telephone (ITAR-TASS)

Russia develops its own chip technology for national payment card (RT)

Russian troops not beefed up on border with Ukraine — presidential aide (ITAR-TASS)

Russia’s envoy to OSCE: West must stop supporting violence in Ukraine’s southeast (ITAR-TASS)

UN places blame on Ukraine’s gov’t for war crimes (Voice of Russia)

European Commission, Ukraine discuss conditions for signing Association Agreement (ITAR-TASS)

Moscow perplexed by allegations about troop build-up near Ukrainian border (Voice of Russia)

Russia deployed more troops to Ukraine border to ensure security – Kremlin (SCF)

Ukraine, private creditors discuss debt restructuring (ITAR-TASS)

Russia’s envoy to OSCE blasts border violation by Ukrainian servicemen (ITAR-TASS)

EU to provide Ukraine with €445 million loan for state reforms (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s army terminates blockade of eastern borders – Turchynov (Voice of Russia)

Doors should remain open for dialogue — Lavrov (ITAR-TASS)

St. Petersburg engine plant to substitute Ukraine imports with own output by 2015 (ITAR-TASS)

Forced to leave their home: refugees from Ukraine’s south east (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine peace plan is revealed (BBC)

VIDEO: Ukraine: At scene of unreported battle (BBC)

13,000 Ukrainian refugees in southern Russia – emergencies ministry (Voice of Russia)

Putin discusses situation in Ukraine’s southeast with Security Council (ITAR-TASS)

Russia, Ukraine agree high power price for Crimea (ITAR-TASS)

US Propaganda Accidentally Exposes Nazi Crimes in Ukraine (Land Destroyer)

June 19-20: US supports Kiev puppet regime, journalist was shot by sniper (Voice of Russia)

Russia, Turkey discuss actions if Ukraine syphons off gas (ITAR-TASS)

President Putin calls emergency meeting with security council to discuss southeast Ukraine events (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine’s Poroshenko to sign remaining part of EU association agreement on June 27 (Voice of Russia)

Lugansk airport comes under fire, militia’s combat vehicles enter Lugansk – Kiev sources (Voice of Russia)

France, Germany welcome direct contacts between Putin and Poroshenko (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine regime launches military blitz after floating ceasefire plan (WSWS)

Merkel welcomes direct contacts between Russia, Ukraine leaders (ITAR-TASS)

The West Marches East (Dissident Voice)

Ukrainian president excludes talks with representatives of people’s republics (Voice of Russia)

Rostov region prepares to send Ukrainian refugees to other regions (Voice of Russia)

Poroshenko informs Putin of his plan to settle the situation in SE Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Discussion: The ‘Russia is imperialist’ thesis is wrong (Links)

Ukraine leader offers peace plan amid ongoing shelling (RT)

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

Gas transit through Ukraine unreliable and needs replacement – Pushkov (SCF)

West Hindering UN Work on Russia’s Draft Resolution on Ukraine – Moscow (SCF)

America, Politics Like No Other (NEO)

European «Gas Deadlock» to Meet Interests of US Westinghouse Electric Company (SCF)

What Goals Does US Pursue in Ukraine? (4th Media)

Non-Conventional Warfare and the “Geopolitical Reshaping” of Ukraine (4th Media)

Putin hopes Poroshenko to resolve problems caused by protests in eastern Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

19 June 2014

Putin and Poroshenko discuss ceasefire in south-eastUkraine by phone (Voice of Russia)

Four civilians die in Slavyansk as Kiev-controlled units continue shelling the city (ITAR-TASS)

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