Ukraine News Links 20-21 June 2014

21 June 2014 11:26:12 —

US steps up sanctions over Ukraine (BBC)

Ukraine may lose $100 bln in next three years if it stops cooperation with Russia, Customs Union (Voice of Russia)

About 80 Ukrainian border guards crossed to Russia (Voice of Russia)

Poroshenko’s crisis settlement plan in east Ukraine valid till June 27 (Voice of Russia)

Kiev continues to guarantee its own demise (Voice of Russia)

European “Gas Deadlock” to Meet Interests of US Westinghouse Electric Company (Global Research)

Ukraine peace plan: ‘Poroshenko’s PR move in a form of ultimatum’ (RT)

Ukraine pledges to investigate Friday’s attacks on Russian border (Voice of Russia)

Women and children leaving Kramatorsk despite of Poroshenko’s ceasefire decree (Voice of Russia)

Pakistan stands for peaceful settlement of Ukrainian crisis – national security advisor (ITAR-TASS)

US, EU promise strict sanctions on Russia for situation in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

Militia in Ukraine’s Slaviansk say aircraft attack Semyonovka village (ITAR-TASS)

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

Russian checkpoint on Ukraine border comes under fire (SCF)

Militants of Lugansk won’t lay down arms while Ukrainewon’t take away army from LNR (SCF)

Another checkpoint on Russia-Ukraine border attacked by unknown gunmen (Voice of Russia)

Russian Energy Minister Says No Further Gas Price Discounts to Ukraine (SCF)

Ukraine may lose $100 bln in 2015-2018 if it severs cooperation with Russia, Customs Union (ITAR-TASS)

US and France ask Russia to pacify Ukraine tensions (Voice of Russia)

Unidentified gunmen attack another checkpoint on Russia-Ukraine border (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine must strike at heart of corruption to survive: adviser

Chicago Tribune TBILISI (Reuters) – Ukraine must take brave measures to transform an economy hooked on cheap Russian gas, huge state spending and corruption …

Ukraine must strike at heart of corruption to survive: adviser – Yahoo News

Ukraine crisis forces US to bolster Europe forces

Chicago Tribune With fighting raging in eastern Ukraine between pro-Moscow forces and troops loyal to Kiev, Washington says Russia has put large numbers of …

Ukraine’s Toughest Battle Yet – Corruption

Voice of America KYIV — “Corruption is a cancer,” said Ukraine’s new President Petro Poroshenko during his recent inaugural address, vowing to root his nation of the …

Ukraine Clashes Mar Cease-Fire Talks as NATO Warns Russia

Bloomberg Fighting between Ukrainian troops and insurgents cast a pall over government efforts to declare a cease-fire in the east as NATO condemned Russia …

Ukraine Bonds Set for 2nd Weekly Decline as Cease-Fire in Doubt

Bloomberg Ukraine’s Eurobonds and the hryvnia headed for a second week of declines as renewed fighting in the east between government forces and …

Ukraine crisis: Why Shell put shale projects on hold

Christian Science Monitor Royal Dutch Shell says it stopped its shale projects in Ukraine because of air strikes, but there may be more economic reasons. The oil supermajor …

Ukraine’s president offers cease-fire in east

Barre Montpelier Times Argus Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, meets with acting Ukrainian Defense Minister Mykhailo Koval, center, in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday.

Ukraine’s Unilateral Ceasefire To Start By End Of Friday

Huffington Post KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered his forces to cease fire Friday and halt military operations for a week against …

Ukraine’s Separatists Refuse Truce

Huffington Post KIEV, June 19 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists were locked in fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine on Thursday after rebels …

Ukraine’s leader orders 1-week govt cease-fire – South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal …

KIII TV3 KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered his … “The Ukrainian army is ceasing fire,” he said in a statement carried on his …

Evidence Russian Intelligence is Waging Special War Against Ukraine

The XX Committee ? 20committee After the recent election of Petro Poroshenko as Ukraine’s president, the Kremlin’s efforts to terrorize and coerce its neighbor have only increased, and …

Ukraine Says Its Troops Closed Off Russian Border

The Feed As part of a broader peace plan, President Petro Poroshenko has announced that he is going to declare a unilateral ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, …

Ukraine President Unveils 10Km “No Man’s Land” Buffer With Russia

Zero Hedge ? Tyler Durden Ukraine says fighters from Russia and supplies of guns and other military equipment have been coming into the country to support pro-Russian …

Russia Slams Failed Ukraine Ceasefire, Says Border Post Came Under Fire

News From ? Jason Ditz Russia has issued a statement slamming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s Wednesday “ceasefire” announcement, saying it amounted to little …

Ukraine’s Orthodox Leader Calls on Russian Patriarch to ‘Speak the Truth’

Window on Eurasia — New Series ? paul goble Instead, the Ukrainian church leader says, Kirill continues to “propagandize the idea of a ‘Rusian world’ in which Ukraine is only a constituent part and …

Ukraine in conflict but still full of agricultural opportunities

Agronomy-Ukraine ? Mike Lee Ukraine has been top of the news for months with stories of revolutions, invasions and war so it might not rank high on your list of place to visit let …

Ukraine SITREP June 20th, 13:30 UTC/Zulu: Slaviansk encircled

The Vineyard of the Saker ? VINEYARDSAKER: We will win, then we will rebuild what Ukraine has destroyed. We are paying the price of freedom with the blood of our soldiers and civilians. The price …

Israeli Ambassador to the Ukraine Visits Uman

Yeshiva World News ? Y.W. Editor Israeli Ambassador to the Ukraine Reuven Daniel this week visited Uman to give a chizuk to the Jewish community. The ambassador was …

Ukraine’s 1+1 Media Group Upgrades HD OB Vans With Calrec Audio Consoles

Sports Video Group ? SVG Staff 1+1 Media Group, one of the largest media holdings in Ukraine, has installed Calrec digital audio consoles in two of its HD outside broadcast (OB) …

Ukraine Army Spokesman Claims 300 Rebels Killed Since Thursday

News From ? Jason Ditz Two days of fighting in the area surrounding the east Ukrainian town of Krasny Liman have left sevenUkrainian soldiers and 300 “rebels” dead, …


Facebook The U.N. Says 257 civilians Have Been Killed in East Ukraine but Refuses to Condemn the Ongoing… The ongoing airstrikes in east Ukraine are …

Ukraine’s leader orders 1-week govt cease-fire

Yahoo News From Yahoo News: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered his forces to cease fire Friday and halt military operations for a week against …

US steps up sanctions on separatists The US has imposed sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine, as the crisis there shows no sign of easing. The sanctions include asset freezes …

7 Ukrainian troops killed; rebels drive tanks

Yahoo News From Yahoo News: Seven Ukrainian troops were killed in overnight fighting in the restive east, an official said Friday, as clashes between government …

Ukraine crisis: Details of Poroshenko’s peace plan emerge Details have emerged of a 14-point peace plan to be unveiled by Ukraine’s President Poroshenko later. The document, which is aimed at ending …

Kremlin aide denies Russian troop buildup at Ukraine border

Yahoo News MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin’s top foreign policy adviser denied on Friday Russia was building up troops on the frontier with Ukraine …

Ukraine leader declares ceasefire Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has declared a week-long unilateral ceasefire in fighting with pro-Russian militants in the east of the country.

Ukraine to sign EU deal on 27 June

Yahoo News Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists are locked in fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine, as President Petro Poroshenko prepares to unveil …

Putin Is Just Getting Started in Ukraine

Yahoo News From Yahoo News: Forget reports that the Russian president has wound down his campaign of interference in east Ukraine. Just the opposite is true— …

20 June 2014

In the Rostov region a reserve of police alarm because of firing in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Russia indicts Ukraine’s Kolomoisky, Avakov for using prohibited means of warfare (ITAR-TASS)

Poroshenko declares one-week ceasefire between Kiev and east on June 20 (Voice of Russia)

Mini-bus comes under fire in Ukraine’s Lugansk region, leaving one dead (ITAR-TASS)

Russian city raises 12 tonnes of humanitarian aid for Ukraine’s refugees (ITAR-TASS)

Defense Ministry claims Ukrainian Army did not shell checkpoint (ITAR-TASS)

Too early to speak about Russia’s support to Poroshenko’s plan – RF UN ambassador (ITAR-TASS)

Woman, child killed in eastern Ukraine’s Slavyansk -Ukraine’s children’s ombudsman (ITAR-TASS)

Militants of Lugansk won’t lay down arms while Ukraine won’t take away army from LNR (ITAR-TASS)

What’s New: The Russia as “Imperialist” Thesis Is Wrong (Socialist Project)

Poroshenko’s unilateral ceasefire comes into force in Eastern Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

The Ukraine Genocide and its Cheerleaders (Global Research)

What’s New: The Russia as “Imperialist” Thesis Is Wrong

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