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  • 'Ambiguous warfare' providing NATO with new challenge (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/21/2014
  • U.S. Embassy in Moscow Resumes Issuing Visas (The Moscow Times) 08/21/2014
  • Russian Lawmakers Want to Ban Artists Who Support Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 08/21/2014
  • Russian Patriots Retaliate With Russian Flag on Moscow Skyscraper (The Moscow Times) 08/21/2014
  • McDonald's Raided By Russia's Food Watchdog Over 'Hygiene Complaints' (The Moscow Times) 08/21/2014
  • Crimeans Don't Miss Big Macs (The Moscow Times) 08/21/2014
  • Ukrainian Independence Day Greeting [August 24, 1991] (UABA) 08/21/2014

  • Putin's Kremlin Is a Fugitive From International Justice (The Moscow Times) 08/20/2014
  • Kuzio: Russian nationalism vs. Ukrainian nationalism [Calls scholars John-Paul Himka, Andreas Umland, Per Anders Rudling three of the 'gang of four'] (Euromaidan Press) 08/20/2014
  • Andreas Umland: I am in Kuzio's 'Gang of Four' pseudo-scholars ignoring Russian nationalism in Ukraine (Facebook) 08/20/2014
  • Dutch museum perplexed over where to return borrowed Crimea gold (Los Angeles Times) 08/20/2014
  • U.S. Army Vet Killed Fighting Pro-Russian Separatists In Ukraine [Codename 'Franko'; +Mark Gregory Paslawsky] (RFE/RL) 08/20/2014
  • The Only American Fighting for Ukraine Dies in Battle [+Mark Gregory Paslawsky] (VICE News) 08/20/2014
  • An American Voice on Ukraine’s Front Lines Goes Silent [+Mark Gregory Paslawsky, a.k.a bruce springnote @BSpringnote on Twitter] (The New York Times) 08/20/2014
  • American Volunteer Fighter 'Franko' Dies Fighting Separatists in Eastern Ukraine [+Mark Gregory Paslawsky] (The Wire) 08/20/2014
  • Moscow Children's Fashion Show Has 'Ukraine' Commit Suicide (The Moscow Times) 08/20/2014
  • Russia Suspends Operations at 4 McDonald's Restaurants in Moscow (The Moscow Times) 08/20/2014
  • Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition (PA Herald Stndard/AP) 08/20/2014
  • Estonia says Finland, Russia meeting could undermine EU unity (Baltic Times) 08/20/2014
  • American Donbas Battalion member dies in fierce fighting near Donetsk [Mark Paslavsky, a.k.a Franko] (UPDATES) (Kyiv Post) 08/20/2014
  • Opinion: Showdown in Minsk (Deutsche Welle) 08/20/2014
  • Activists paint Moscow's 'Stalin Tower' with Ukraine colours...and then get arrested for it (Guardian) 08/20/2014
  • Stalin Tower Painted In Ukrainian Blue And Yellow (RFE/RL) 08/20/2014
  • Russian Climbers Could Face Years in Jail For Ukraine Flag on Stalinist Building (The Moscow Times) 08/20/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia Is Trapped In 1991 (The Moscow Times) 08/20/2014
  • Ruslana - Appeal to All Ukrainians in the USA #IndependenceDayUkraine 2014 [FLASHMOB GATHERINGS at NYC Battery Park, Lincoln Memorial in Wash DC, Philadelphia City Hall: 7pm Friday, August 22] (VIDEO) (YouTube) 08/20/2014
  • Remembrance of Victims of Stalinism and Nazism banned in Simferopol (KHPG) 08/20/2014
  • Independence Day will be intensely protected (Ukrinform) 08/20/2014

  • The Anti-Nazi History of the Molotov Cocktail (Mashable) 08/19/2014
  • The Making of Vladimir Putin. By STROBE TALBOTT (Politico) 08/19/2014
  • The Russians of Estonia: Twenty Years After (World Affairs Journal) 08/19/2014
  • Photo: Mark Paslavsky, 55, was an American of Ukrainian decent who got Ukrainian citizenship so he could fight in the Donbas battalion. Mark Paslavsky was killed in Illyvisk on August 20th fighting Russian invaders. (Facebook) (Stop Putin's Aggression) 08/19/2014
  • Op-ed: U.S. still has time to stake out a position of strength on Ukraine. What happens in Ukraine won't stay in Ukraine -- Obama needs to be unequivocal. By JOHN BOLTON (Los Angeles Times) 08/19/2014
  • The Top Secret Family Life of Vladimir Putin (Newsweek) 08/19/2014
  • In Russia, Scenes From Ferguson Are Played as Nothing Shocking: It’s America (New York Times) 08/19/2014
  • Russia, Iran and Egypt Heckle U.S. About Tactics in Ferguson (New York Times) 08/19/2014
  • Why Germany Won’t Get Real with Russia (New Eastern Europe) 08/19/2014
  • Russia Moves From 'Evil Empire' to 'Empire of Hatred,' Ukrainian Commentator Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/19/2014
  • Space Cooperation With U.S. Not Affected by Ukraine, Russian Official Says (The Moscow Times) 08/19/2014
  • Op-ed: The Only Winner in Ukraine Is China (The Moscow Times) 08/19/2014
  • Russia Becoming a Dangerous Nation of Zhirinovskys, Levinson Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/19/2014
  • Will revolution and war drive Ukraine's film making business? (Kyiv Post) 08/19/2014
  • Russia Wants Bulgarians to Stop Vandalizing Soviet Monuments (The Moscow Times) 08/19/2014

  • Op-ed: Putin Is Replaceable (The Moscow Times) 08/18/2014
  • Reindeer Meat to Replace Banned U.S. Chicken in Russia's Far East (The Moscow Times) 08/18/2014
  • Russia Has Already Invaded Ukraine: Strobe Talbott (Huffington Post) 08/18/2014
  • Ukraine's Revolutionaries Surrender to Corruption (BloombergView) 08/18/2014
  • Russian-Ukrainian dispute Museum: Where to put the gold in the Crimea ? (National Turk) 08/18/2014
  • Democrat Worries About 1930s-Style Appeasement in Ukraine [House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.)] (CNS) 08/18/2014
  • US shouldn't pick war on Ukraine: McChrystal (+VIDEO) (CNBC) 08/18/2014
  • Andy Hunder: Hand back Donetsk its original British name (Kyiv Post) 08/18/2014
  • Ukraine’s “Founding Fathers” Are Over a Thousand Years Old. By Andrea Chalupa ( 08/18/2014
  • Mysterious Russian Convoy to Ukraine Inspires Web Speculation (The Moscow Times) 08/18/2014
  • Firtash hires US lobbyist to clean his public record [] (Kyiv Post) 08/18/2014

  • Julia Kukoba: World becomes more aware of Ukraine through its struggles (Kyiv Post) 08/17/2014
  • Edmonton Ukrainian group protests Russia at U-20 World Cup (CBC) 08/17/2014
  • Op-ed: Why We Fight Wars. By Paul Krugman (The New York Times) 08/17/2014
  • From The Fringes Toward Mainstream: Russian Nationalist Broadsheet Basks In Ukraine Conflict (RFE/RL) 08/17/2014
  • Grave of Ukrainian nationalist Stepan Bandera vandalised in Germany (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/17/2014
  • NATO would respond militarily to Crimea-style infiltration - general (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/17/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin's One-Man Rule Favors Luck Over Logic (The Moscow Times) 08/17/2014

  • Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/16/2014
  • Ukraine foreign minister calls on NATO, EU to give military support (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/16/2014
  • Russian accused of hacking detained by U.S. (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/16/2014
  • West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo (Yahoo/AFP) 08/16/2014

  • A Brief Look at the Historical Parallels Between Ukraine’s Situation in 1918 and 2014 (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 08/15/2014
  • White House: Russia has no right to send vehicles, persons into Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/15/2014
  • White House criticizes Russia over Ukraine actions (Yahoo/AP) 08/15/2014
  • Obama to visit Estonia, meet with Baltic leaders in September (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/15/2014
  • Britain summons Russian ambassador over reports of military incursion into Ukraine (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/15/2014
  • Ukraine crisis 'a loser' for Putin (Deutsche Welle) 08/15/2014
  • Has the Ukraine war entered the realm of science fiction? (AUDIO) (Deutsche Welle) 08/15/2014
  • Putin's Useful (British) Idiots (The Daily Beast) 08/15/2014
  • Obama to go to Estonia next month: White House (Yahoo/AFP) 08/15/2014

  • The Vanguard of Russia’s New Foreign Policy (The Interpreter) 08/14/2014
  • The Nation's Stephen F. Cohen Denies Existence of Ukraine (New York Magazine) 08/14/2014
  • In Yalta, Putin Opposes Russian Politicians Clamoring for War [BRAMA: Will his next speech be to concede to the calls for war?] (The Moscow Times) 08/14/2014
  • Kremlin Mutes Putin's Big Crimea Speech (RFE/RL) 08/14/2014
  • Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 08/14/2014
  • Moscow Hopes to Use Soft Power to Influence Intellectuals Abroad and Thus Defend Itself (Window on Eurasia) 08/14/2014
  • In phone call with President, Ban expresses ‘increasing concern’ about Ukraine crisis (United Nations) 08/14/2014
  • Opinion: Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and Gaza are falling apart and John Kerry’s not helping (Reuters) 08/14/2014
  • Petro Poroshenko continued consultations with Joseph Biden ( 08/14/2014
  • Hacked Twitter Feed Has Medvedev Resign, Mock Putin (RFE/RL) 08/14/2014
  • Putin of the 2000 Kursk Disaster is the Putin of Today (Window on Eurasia) 08/14/2014

  • Russia's Mistral Warships Won't Have French Weapons (The Moscow Times) 08/13/2014
  • Russian Energy Giant Hires DC Lobbyists To Target US Natural Gas Exports (Daily Caller) 08/13/2014
  • In Brighton Beach. By Peter Pomerantsev (London Review of Books) 08/13/2014
  • Hot Issue – Lies, Damned Lies and Russian Disinformation (Jamestown Foundation) 08/13/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Hardens Germany Against Russia, an Old Partner (The New York Times) 08/13/2014
  • Wellmann: 'Trust in Russia has reached rock bottom' (Deutsche Welle) 08/13/2014
  • Unity March - New York at Grand Army Plaza (W 59th St, New York, New York 10019) 2:00pm Saturday, August 16 (Facebook) 08/13/2014

  • Red Cross: We 'want to follow our procedures' [The Red Cross's plan to coordinate the supply of aid to eastern Ukraine has been complicated by Russia's dispatch of a relief convoy.] (Deutsche Welle) 08/12/2014
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State (Sydney, Australia): Remarks With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, and Australian Minister of Defense David Johnston ( 08/12/2014
  • Joint Communique AUSMIN 2014. Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston, Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met on 12 August in Sydney for the annual Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) ( 08/12/2014
  • Obama backs Ukraine call for Red Cross humanitarian mission to Luhansk (Ukrainian Journal) 08/12/2014
  • Russian Humanitarian Aid? Past Recipients Say There's No Such Thing (RFE/RL) 08/12/2014
  • Russian 'Humanitarian Aid': What We Know And Don't Know So Far (RFE/RL) 08/12/2014
  • Russia Says To Hand Over Aid Convoy To ICRC In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 08/12/2014
  • Wary U.S. Stresses Kyiv's Terms For Russian 'Humanitarian' Mission (RFE/RL) 08/12/2014
  • Op-ed: Food import ban means Russia is fully at war with the West. By Masha Gessen (Washington Post) 08/12/2014
  • 4 Times Russia Used The Pretext Of Assistance To Invade Neighbors (Business Insider/RFE/RL) 08/12/2014
  • In Memory of Ian Fleming: James Bond Through the Decades [See 'On His Majesty's Secret Service — by Tony Leliw':] (Mashable) 08/12/2014
  • US urges border check for Russia 'aid' convoy (Yahoo/AFP) 08/12/2014
  • US demands justice for 'unconscionable crime' of MH17: Kerry (Yahoo/AFP) 08/12/2014
  • Opinion: Putin Gets In the ‘Aid’ Game. Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Adrian Karatnycky on how the Russian strongman is using humanitarian aid to Ukraine as a cover to escalate fighting and boost his popularity. (VIDEO) (The Wall Street Journal) 08/12/2014
  • Australia, Dutch vow justice for MH17 victims (Yahoo/AFP) 08/12/2014

  • Russia’s top 100 lies about Ukraine (The Examiner) 08/11/2014
  • President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with President of the United States Barack Obama ( 08/11/2014
  • Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida says US should arm Ukraine against rebels (Pensacola News Journal) 08/11/2014
  • Editorial: The West must oppose Russia’s ‘humanitarian’ invasion of Ukraine (Washington Post) 08/11/2014
  • West Doesn’t Have a Strategy in Ukraine, Pastukhov Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/11/2014
  • CBC producer revisits Ukraine to explore conflict (VIDEO) (CBC) 08/11/2014
  • Senior State Department Official: Background Briefing En Route to Sydney, Australia ( 08/11/2014
  • EU and US warn Russia against 'humanitarian' invasion of Ukraine (EUobserver) 08/11/2014

  • Aberdeen chief warns on Ukraine crisis risks (Daily Telegraph) 08/10/2014
  • US action hero Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea [Seagal has expressed his anti-Ukrainian position in the past] (Yahoo/AFP) 08/10/2014

  • Putin, launching US-Russia oil project, touts 'pragmatism' (Yahoo/AFP) 08/09/2014
  • Moscow says chases US sub away (Yahoo/AFP) 08/09/2014
  • Russia 'humanitarian' push into Ukraine would be illegal: US, UK (Yahoo/AFP) 08/09/2014
  • Russia seeks US backing for 'humanitarian mission' to Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 08/09/2014
  • US and Germany threaten Russia with 'additional consequences' over Ukraine (Guardian) 08/09/2014
  • A Cathedral Under Siege. Two Development Projects Threaten the Grand Canyon. By KEVIN FEDARKO (The New York Times) 08/09/2014
  • President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held consultations with US Vice President Joseph Biden ( 08/09/2014
  • Russia's Lavrov discusses humanitarian mission in Ukraine with Kerry (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/09/2014
  • Russia detects, 'expels' presumed U.S. submarine: Russian news agencies (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/09/2014
  • How to lose friends. Vladimir Putin pretends that he can make Russia self-sufficient and strong (Economist) 08/09/2014
  • U.S. says Russian 'humanitarian convoy' to Donbass to be regarded as invasion (Ukrinform) 08/09/2014
  • Putin Believes He can Win a War with NATO, Piontkovsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/09/2014
  • Putin’s Aggressiveness has Roots in Yeltsin’s Rule, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/09/2014
  • Poland asks US to import apples banned by Russia (Yahoo/AFP) 08/09/2014

  • Opinion: The Quite Hilarious Russian Propaganda About The Ban On EU Food Imports (Forbes) 08/08/2014
  • Obama on the World. President Obama Talks to Thomas L. Friedman About Iraq, Putin and Israel (The New York Times) 08/08/2014
  • Editorial: A World Desperate for a Little Good News (The New York Times) 08/08/2014
  • Bloomfield Hills doctor performs surgery on Ukrainian hero (The Oakland Press) 08/08/2014
  • Iraq Strikes Seen as Giving Putin Pretext in Ukraine (The New York Times) 08/08/2014
  • Russian invasion of Ukraine more likely: Bremmer (CNBC) 08/08/2014
  • US warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 08/08/2014
  • Obama interrupting summer vacation with trip to DC (Yahoo/AP) 08/08/2014
  • US warns Russia against using aid to invade Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 08/08/2014
  • U.S. says it would view Russia aid deliveries to Ukraine as invasion (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/08/2014
  • Spanish civil war nostalgics join fight alongside Ukrainian rebels [(One Spaniard) proudly shows off two big monochrome portraits of Soviet leaders Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, tattooed on the right and left side of his torso.] (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/08/2014
  • Russia arrests Ukrainian officers for 'war crimes' (BBC) 08/08/2014
  • AP Analysis: Obama puts US on brink of Iraq return (Yahoo/AP) 08/08/2014
  • World War on Russia's Mind When US Duels Over Ukraine (Bloomberg) 08/08/2014
  • Smeshko on situation in Donbas: Nobody tells Putin that Ukrainians are not Russians (Ukrinform) 08/08/2014
  • Revolution and war in Ukraine. I witness; A novelist’s enlightening account of life in Kiev during Ukraine’s turmoil [Ukraine Diaries: Dispatches from Kiev. By Andrey Kurkov] (The Economist) 08/08/2014

  • PUTIN'S MINI-ME. The Mask Is Off. Hungary’s Viktor Orbán has openly renounced Western-style democracy for the nationalist authoritarianism of Putin’s Russia (American Interest) 08/07/2014
  • Bart Simpson Did Not Call Vladmir Putin a D***head, says Fox (Yahoo/IB Times) 08/07/2014
  • How Bart Simpson was dragged into the war of words against Putin (Washington Post) 08/07/2014
  • Putin stokes fears of formal Ukraine invasion (VIDEO) (MSNBC) 08/07/2014
  • Putin Punishes the West by Punishing the Russian People (Ricochet) 08/07/2014
  • US and Russia renew Cold War rivalry (Al Jazeera) 08/07/2014
  • Ukraine's Military Draft Brings War Home for Thousands (Businessweek) 08/07/2014
  • Pilots Say US Failed to Assess Ukraine Threat (Wall Street Journal) 08/07/2014
  • Russian bombers penetrated U.S. airspace at least 16 times in past 10 days (The Washington Post) 08/07/2014
  • Putin Puts Russians on Soviet Diet (Bloomberg) 08/07/2014
  • NATO Chief Vows Support For Ukraine, Urges Russia Pullback (RFE/RL) 08/07/2014
  • Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 08/07/2014
  • US: Russia impeding own people's access to food (Yahoo/AP) 08/07/2014
  • NATO pledges support to conflict-wracked Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 08/07/2014
  • Without Double Standards [(O)n a reputable site (Transitions Online) readers have received extremely misleading information about the events in Odessa on May 2 and a version of events from EuroMaidan to the downing of MH17 which fully corresponds with that presented by the Kremlin and Russian media]. By Halya Coynash (KHPG) 08/07/2014
  • Russia bans fruit, veg, meat, fish, dairy imports from U.S., EU (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/07/2014
  • Biden, Poroshenko concerned about Russia military buildup: White House (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/07/2014
  • NATO, Ukraine discuss alliance support for Kiev's defence capacity (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/07/2014
  • Ukrainians in Russia Call on Putin to End Ukrainophobia There (Window on Eurasia) 08/07/2014
  • Putin has Turned the Clock Back to July 1938, Felshtinsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/07/2014
  • United States strengthens presence in Black Sea (Ukrinform) 08/07/2014
  • Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis, laud OSCE monitors mission: Kremlin (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/07/2014
  • Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit - lawyer (Yahoo/Reuters) 08/07/2014
  • Obama Says Ukraine Doesn't Need U.S. Military Aid [... but an invasion by Russia would raise 'a different set of questions.'] (RFE/RL) 08/07/2014
  • Dutch pushed for harsher Russia sanctions (Yahoo/AP) 08/07/2014
  • NATO chief flies to Ukraine amid Russian troop buildup fears (Yahoo/AFP) 08/07/2014

  • BREMMER: Invading Eastern Ukraine Is Clearly Putin's Plan B (Business Insider) 08/06/2014
  • Honoring Ukraine's National Poet Through His Art [at The Ukrainian Museum in NYC] (Voices of NY) 08/06/2014
  • Vladimir Putin Might Fall. We Should Consider What Happens Next. By Julia Ioffe (New Republic) 08/06/2014
  • US, Ukraine concerned over Russian 'peacekeepers' (Yahoo/AP) 08/06/2014
  • U.S. Joins Ukraine Incursion Concern as Putin Hits Back (Bloomberg) 08/06/2014
  • Hagel: Growing Threat of Russia Invading Ukraine (ABC/AP) 08/06/2014
  • Op-ed: To Beat Putin, Support Ukraine. By MICHAEL A. McFAUL (The New York Times) 08/06/2014
  • Russian Roulette (Dispatch 66) In this dispatch, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky interviews an American volunteer in the Donbas Battalion to find out why he joined the unit, and what he thinks about the crisis in Ukraine. (VIDEO) (VICE News) 08/06/2014
  • World War 3 Coming? Hagel Says Threat of Russia Invading Ukraine (The Epoch Times/AP) 08/06/2014
  • Opinion: Ukraine: Avoiding the 'Cold War' Entrapment (Huffington Post) 08/06/2014
  • Obama: US sanctions are straining Russian economy (Yahoo/AP) 08/06/2014
  • Op-ed: Moscow Needs a Plan B in Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 08/06/2014
  • Op-ed: Russia Must Recognize Ukraine Rebels' Human Rights Abuses (The Moscow Times) 08/06/2014
  • Op-ed: Putin's Ukraine Gambit Isn't Unprecedented (The Moscow Times) 08/06/2014
  • UN Security Council supports Ukraine, points to Russia as a source of military crisis (Ukrinform) 08/06/2014
  • Soviet Disunion: Europe's breakaway states. The USSR has been dead for two decades, but conflicts stemming from its ethnic patchwork live on today (Al Jazeera) 08/06/2014
  • NATO says Russia could be poised to invade Ukraine (Reuters) 08/06/2014

  • Op-ed: Russia Supports Putin Because It Fears Dissent (The Moscow Times) 08/05/2014
  • Russia Is Involved In Another Border Dispute That No One Is Talking About (Business Insider) 08/05/2014
  • Russian Gang Amasses Over a Billion Internet Passwords (The New York Times) 08/05/2014
  • Russia's Putin orders response to Western sanctions (Yahoo/AFP) 08/05/2014
  • Putin Re-Interprets Russia’s Participation in the First World War (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 08/05/2014
  • Tensions Rise as Kyiv Debates Future of Independence Square [Maidan Nezalezhnosti] (Voice of America) 08/05/2014
  • U.S. military team in Ukraine to help airliner crash probe (Reuters) 08/05/2014
  • Watching the Eclipse. Ambassador Michael McFaul was there when the promise of democracy came to Russia—and when it began to fade (The New Yorker) 08/05/2014
  • Japan unveils Russia, Crimea sanctions (Yahoo/AFP) 08/05/2014

  • West Pushes and Eases Putin Toward a ‘Diplomatic Solution’ in Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 08/04/2014
  • Letter: Sale of Warships to Russia [ELIOT L. ENGEL, Democratic representative from New York, ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs] (The New York Times) 08/04/2014
  • Russia FM predicts 'easier' time with proposed new US envoy (Yahoo/AFP) 08/04/2014
  • Germany Reportedly Scraps Military Deal With Russia (RFE/RL) 08/04/2014
  • Germany Blocks Delivery of Military Parts to Russia (The New York Times) 08/04/2014
  • Op-ed: Does Being Russian Mean Never Having to Say You’re Sorry? By Masha Gessen (The New York Times) 08/04/2014
  • US recon jet enters Swedish air to avoid Russians (Yahoo/AP) 08/04/2014

  • Blumenthal visits Ukrainian church in New Haven, backs tougher sanctions against Russia (New Haven Register) 08/03/2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Could Hinder Russian Market Expansion (Defense News) 08/03/2014
  • Ukrainian turf war reverberates in Luzerne County (Wilkes Barre Times-Leader) 08/03/2014
  • Putin Policies Threaten Moscow’s Control of Two World War II Trophy Territories (Window on Eurasia) 08/03/2014
  • Obama: 'Russia Doesn't Make Anything' (RFE/RL) 08/03/2014
  • A City Divided Over an Occupation Without End [Kyiv] (The New York Times) 08/03/2014
  • European Sanctions Force Russian Carrier to Suspend Flights (The New York Times) 08/03/2014
  • ‘Ukrainians Will Never Forgive Russians for This War,’ Luhansk Resident Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/03/2014
  • Words Matter – Russian Forces in Ukraine are Not ‘Militants’ or ‘Rebels’ but ‘Invaders’ and ‘Occupiers’ (Window on Eurasia) 08/03/2014

  • Why ‘Reset’ Failed: Diplomacy with Rogues Rarely Works (World Affairs Journal) 08/02/2014
  • NATO must respond to Russia: Cameron (Yahoo/AFP) 08/02/2014
  • Putin in a Ukrainian pickle (Bangkok Post/AFP) 08/02/2014
  • Ukrainian orphan finds a home in Cary – but only temporarily (News & Observer) 08/02/2014
  • Dauphin festival highlights Ukrainian-Canadian culture (CTV News) 08/02/2014
  • Moscow’s Plans for ‘Single Russian Super-Ethnos’ Sparking Anger among Non-Russians, North Caucasus Scholar Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/02/2014
  • Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty (Yahoo/AP) 08/02/2014
  • UK prime minister says NATO must rethink Russia (Yahoo/AP) 08/02/2014

  • Ukraine's border guard gets $8 million boost from U.S. (UPI) 08/01/2014
  • Op-ed: Let Eastern Ukraine Go. By Blake Fleetwood [BRAMA: Unfortunately, Blake Fleetwood doesn't understand the global implications.] (Huffington Post) 08/01/2014
  • Ukraine may defeat the rebels but that won't solve most of its problems. By Mark Adomanis (Quartz) 08/01/2014
  • Underground Art Collective Strikes Ukrainian Rebel Stronghold (Foreign Policy) 08/01/2014
  • White House Adviser Goes Ballistic After Republicans Block Russian Ambassador Nominee (Yahoo/Business Insider) 08/01/2014
  • German Lawmakers Push to Stop [French] Warship Delivery to Russia (Bloomberg) 08/01/2014
  • Russian Jets on the Prowl as MH17 Probe Pushes On (Bloomberg) 08/01/2014
  • Op-ed: A Russian soldier’s ‘Ukraine selfies’ are not evidence, they’re war art [[BRAMA: Photographs are always intelligence, no matter the source.] (Guardian) 08/01/2014
  • ‘Ukraine Diaries’, by Andrey Kurkov. Review by John Thornhill (Financial Times) 08/01/2014
  • The Nation Accuses Ukraine Of Plotting To Seize Its Own Territory (Forbes) 08/01/2014
  • Helsinki Final Act at 39 – Soviet Diplomacy’s ‘Fatal Triumph’ (Window on Eurasia) 08/01/2014
  • Crimea and Chechnya Differ Only in that One Wanted to Join Russia and the Other to Leave, British MP Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/01/2014
  • Few Conservatives But Many Soviet Traditionalists Exist in Russia, Moscow Sociologist Says (Window on Eurasia) 08/01/2014
  • Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy (Yahoo/AP) 08/01/2014
  • Obama: Russia, Putin ignoring their own interests (Yahoo/AP) 08/01/2014
  • Calendar
     ·  03/29/2014 thru 10/26/2014 Exhibition — In Shevchenko's Land [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  03/30/2014 thru 10/05/2014 Exhibition — No Other Home: The Crimean Tatar Repatriates [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  05/11/2014 thru 11/09/2014 Exhibition — Life in Wood [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  05/24/2014 thru 08/31/2014 FREE Admission for Military Personnel and Their Families [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  06/27/2014 thru 08/25/2014 “Ukraine through the eyes of the National Geographic Society” [Chicago-Midwest]
     ·  06/29/2014 thru 11/30/2014 Exhibition — Taras Shevchenko: Poet, Artist, Icon (1814–1861) [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  08/22/2014 Xmel Wildwood Zabava [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  08/23/2014 Ukrainian independence Day Celebration-San Diego [USA-West]
     ·  08/23/2014 Music at the Grazhda [USA-Northeast]
     ·  08/24/2014 Ukrainian Independence Day Celebration-Los Anglese [USA-West]
     ·  08/24/2014 Ukrainian Independence Day Celebration-Salt Lake City [USA-West]
     ·  08/24/2014 UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – 23rd Annual [USA-Northeast]
     ·  08/24/2014 UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – 23rd Annual [Phila-Metro]
     ·  08/24/2014 Children's Religious Education at Hillside (Union County), NJ Ukrainian Catholic Church - Ages 3 years old to 18 years old [NY-NJ-Metro]
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