Ukraine News Links 3-4 July 2014

4 July 2014 18:33:29 —

Channel 5 TV crew comes under fire in Rostov region, not in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

East Ukraine’s Donetsk starts saving drinking water, as water canal damaged in gunfire (ITAR-TASS)

President Poroshenko Uses RAND Corporation “Action Plan” for Eastern Ukraine including Ground Assaults and Air Strikes (Global Research)

Ukrainian Air Force Bombing Villages, Killing Civilians (Global Research)

International humanitarian organizations reluctant to aid civilians fleeing Ukrainian warzone – aid worker (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine OKs Preliminary Emergency Energy Plans (VOA)

REVIEW: Ukraine Army Shelling of Luhansk Kills at Least Two, Slaviansk Under Attack (SCF)

NATO’s Aid to Ukraine Beneficial for US Military Industry – Russian Official (SCF)

‘Russia and US share special mission,’ Putin tells Obama in July 4 greeting (RT)
Russia’s Channel 5 TV journalists come under attack in southeast Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Kiev’s attempts to solve problems in east Ukraine by force contradict Berlin declaration (ITAR-TASS)

Demonstration in support of Donbas (Paris, 5 July) (Voltaire Network)

‘They send us junk’: Kiev troops complain of poor ammunition, stale food, old maps (RT)

Ukrainian military shells boarding school – ombudsman (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine approves law on partial ownership of its gas network by EU and US (Voice of Russia)

Germany, France urge Russia to broker a deal in Ukraine (Talk Vietnam)

Ukraine, the country no one cared about (RT)

Ukraine update – Russian sanctions come to the fore again (Open Europe Blog)

Russia to terminate free trade agreement with Ukraine following EU association pact (Voice of Russia)

Appointing ‘Sovietologist’ as a new US ambassador to Russia not the road to peace (RT)

‘The Ukrainian crisis is degenerating into outright genocide’ (RT)

NATO arming Ukraine with Soviet weapons – Deputy PM Rogozin (RT)

Russia, Ukraine to walk towards truce (Islamic Invitation Turkey)

Putin lays it on the line: Ukraine is a battlefield for the new world order (SCF)

Ukraine makes first step to let EU, US co-manage national gas pipes (RT)

German FM calls for implementing Berlin agreements on truce in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

US sanctions are new type of offensive weapon – Russia’s Deputy FM (RT)

Ukraine’s parliament adopts in first reading bill on gas transportation system (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s Finance Ministry suggests organizing group on projects to replace imported gas (ITAR-TASS)

July 3-4: Peacekeepers could put end to hostilities, west double standards and more (Voice of Russia)

US ready to impose additional sanctions against Russia over Ukraine – Biden (SCF

Ukraine’s newly approved Defence Minister envisages victory parade in Crimea (BNN News)

July 3-4: Peacekeepers may put end to hostilities, west double standards and more (Voice of Russia)

Ukrainian Armed Forces resume artillery fire against Metalist village (Voice of Russia)

Russia’s policies around Ukraine, Crimea protect international law — Deputy FM (ITAR-TASS)

Situation around Ukraine to leave Sextet talks with Iran unaffected — deputy FM (ITAR-TASS)

Russian regions organize additional camps for Ukrainian refugees (Voice of Russia)

Washington Murders Countries, the US Constitution, and the Presstitute Media Makes Americans Complicit (Dissident Voice)

Russia organizes 12 additional accommodation facilities for Ukrainian refugees (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine: Berlin foreign ministers meeting brings no solution (WSWS)

Ukraine Football Federation Cuts Crimea Teams From Premier League (Moscow Times)

Medvedev Predicts ‘Full-Scale’ Gas Crisis with Ukraine in Autumn (The Other News)

New Ukraine DM Vows Army Will Retake Crimea (


Abkhazia: a “false flag” in the making? (NEO)

Obama and Merkel urge new Ukraine peace talks (AP)

Ukrainian military shell Luhansk, its surroundings in eastern Ukraine (SCF)

Ukraine: Civil War or Civil Peace? (SCF)

Russia, Ukraine and EU consultations on Kiev and EU trade association agreement kick off in Brussels (Voice of Russia)

Russia calls for OSCE enquiry into journalists’ rights violations in Ukraine (Stop NATO)

Ukraine (Live Leak)

3 July 2014

Ukraine’s New Interior Minister Promises To Retake Crimea From Russia (Zero Hedge)

The Fog of Twitter: Ukraine’s civil war and the limits of social news gathering (PANDO)

Washington’s War Crimes Spread from Africa and the Middle East to Ukraine (Global Research)

US ready to impose additional sanctions against Russia over Ukraine – Biden (ITAR-TASS)

The Silence of American Hawks About Kiev’s Atrocities (The Greanville Post)

Shelling near Slavyansk in Ukraine: people may be under ruins (Voice of Russia)

Merkel and Obama ask Moscow to cooperate in securing ceasefire in Ukraine (Voice of Russia)

EU hopes Russia and Ukraine will solve gas dispute by autumn (RT)

German chancellor, US president call for truce in eastern Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

The U.S. Elite Run a Ukrainian Genocide While American Public Are Ignorant of It (The Greanville Post)

Moscow demands Kiev to stop attacks on civilian areas (Voice of Russia)

Russian journalists barely escape death during attack in Slavyansk (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine Air Force Bombs Civilians: Crimes against Humanity in Lugansk Oblast (Global Research)

Ukrainian military shell Luhansk, its surroundings in eastern Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Russia-Ukraine-EU consultations on Kiev’s association deal kick off in Brussels (ITAR-TASS)

Ukrainian journalist: “Let’s borrow from the US Constitution, they’re not using it anymore” (Sovereign Man)

Russia calls for OSCE enquiry into violations of journalists’ rights in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

Russian Channel One journalists come under fire in Ukraine’s Sloviansk (ITAR-TASS)

Proxy War: Ukrainian Junta Boasts Of Massive Air, Artillery Strikes in East (Stop NATO)

Naftogaz of Ukraine reserves Vojany-Uzhgorod pipeline for reverse-flow supplies (ITAR-TASS)

Moscow demands Kiev stop attacks on civilians facilities — Russian Foreign Ministry (ITAR-TASS)

EU hails Russia’s readiness to allow OSCE, Ukrainian observers at border checkpoints (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine Talks Peace, But the Fighting Rages On (TIME)

Russian parliament to ensure better protection of war correspondents (ITAR-TASS)

Contact Group should meet on Ukraine’s territory in safe place — Lavrov (ITAR-TASS)

Three Ukrainian traffic police officers shot dead by gunmen wearing camouflage (Daily Mail)

Ukraine parliament blocks bill on broader government powers to manage energy sector (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s new defence minister promises Crimea victory (BBC)

Genocide on its way: Ukraine may see ‘total hell breaking loose’ – Law Prof. (Voice of Russia)

Italian diplomat speaks for ceasefire, dialogue in Ukraine (ITAR-TASS)

HSBC: Russia enters technical recession, as Ukraine’s drag weighs (RT)

EU wants another trilateral meeting on Ukraine gas woes in July (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s border guards accuse Russia of allegedly violating airspace (ITAR-TASS)

NEO – Kiev takes a major step toward negotiations – and flops (NEO)

Ukraine Crisis Today: Punitive Operation in Eastern Ukraine (Vineyard of the Saker(

Dramatic video: Entire village destroyed by shelling near Lugansk (Investment Watch Blog)

France, Germany, Ukraine leaders to have telephone talks within few hours (ITAR-TASS)

It is important to fulfil decision on long-term ceasefire in Ukraine — Putin (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine’s New Defense Minister Vows Crimea Victory (RFERL)

Russia’s Federation Council to discuss violations of human rights in Ukraine (Stop NATO)

Ukraine statement leaves many questions unanswered (Deutsche Welle)

Caucasus’ South Ossetia charts close ties with east Ukraine’s self-proclaimed republics (ITAR-TASS)

Destruction of orphanage in east Ukraine violates int’l humanitarian law – official (Voice of Russia)

Recent Ukraine human rights violations released in ‘White Book’ report (RT)

West should play decisive role in implementing Berlin agreements on Ukraine — Lavrov (ITAR-TASS)

Ukraine law enforcers resume shelling of Kramatorsk, Donetsk region (SCF)

Donetsk top security service officers sent to south of region (Voice of Russia)

Ukraine News Links 2-3 July 2014 (InI)

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