- US runs the show in Ukraine - Russia
Russia's foreign minister accuses the US of "running the show" in Ukraine, influencing Kiev's anti-terror operations in the east.
BBC News. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:17:52 GMT.
- Ukraine Poised To Relaunch Offensive As Lawmaker's Death Confirmed
Ukraine's government says it has formally ended an Easter truce and is preparing a fresh military offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the east following the killing of a local politician.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:43:25 +0000.
- Blair warns West over radical Islam
Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.
BBC News. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:22:26 GMT.
- US vows more sanctions on Russia unless tensions ease in Ukraine
US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine
Hurriyet. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:45:00 +0200.
- Africa: Which Way Forward for the Brics in Africa, a Year After the Durban Summit?
[Fahamu]This week's special issue takes a gloomy look at the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and their subimperialist extractive tentacles around the African continent. ...
All Africa. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:09:09 GMT.
- Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo
President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.
Miami Herald. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:12 EDT.
- ‘New Russia’ Rises in Odessa
Demonstrators in Ukraine’s most important port, inspired by Putin, want to declare it part of ‘New Russia.’
Yahoo. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:45:00 -0400.
- Ukraine Formally Calls Off Easter Truce with Pro-Russian Separatists
Ukraine has formally called off the Easter truce against pro-Russian separatists in the east and announced anti-terrorist operations are on again. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:50:36 -0400.
- Estonian business takes short-sighted view on Russian aggression - The Baltic Times
Estonian logistics and transit companies are actively participating at the transit fair TransRussia that started in Moscow this week. The businessmen in attendance say that politics only ...
Baltic Times. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT.
- Russia's Gazprom Presses Ukraine To Pay Up
Ukraine playing with Gazprom fire yet again.
By Kenneth Rapoza. Forbes. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:21:00 GMT.
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