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  • Ukraine's economy: The day of reckoning. The West’s inadequate support for Ukraine is being brutally exposed (The Economist) 02/27/2015
  • Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square (Yahoo/AP) 02/27/2015
  • Ukrainian pilot could 'die within days' in Russian jail [Nadiya Savchenko] (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of Crimea annexation (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • US sees 'slight improvement' in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • Police Hold Spaniards Suspected of Fighting in Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 02/27/2015
  • Spain Arrests 8 on Suspicion of Fighting for Rebels in Ukraine (New York Times) 02/27/2015
  • US spy chief predicts spring attack on Ukraine port (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • ODIHR attended Savchenko hearing in Moscow (OSCE) 02/27/2015
  • Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia's security concerns over Ukraine (Reuters) 02/27/2015
  • Knights of Columbus Donate $400,000 for Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine (RISU) 02/27/2015

  • Op-ed: Russian and Ukrainian TV viewers live on different planets (Washington Post) 02/26/2015
  • Putin Always Had a Plan for Ukraine – Just Not This One (The Fiscal Times) 02/26/2015
  • US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine (Voice of America) 02/26/2015
  • What Makes Vladimir Run? (Hoover Institution) 02/26/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko to be awarded with “Light of Justice” award (RISU) 02/26/2015
  • Peace and security in Europe are a joint responsibility, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Dacic tells United States Helsinki Commission (OSCE) 02/26/2015

  • Continued Detention of Nadiya Savchenko (State.gov) 02/25/2015

  • Reward for Information on Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, a Russian national wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for his alleged participation in a major cyber racketeering enterprise (State.gov) 02/24/2015
  • John Kerry: Review of Resources, Priorities and Programs in the FY 2016 State Department Budget Request 'In Ukraine, we have worked hard to hold together a complex array of partners in the sanctions'] (State.gov) 02/24/2015

  • Ukraine to Counterbalance RT With New Channel 'Ukrainian Tomorrow' (The Moscow Times) 02/23/2015
  • Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting (Yahoo/AP) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine rebels mark Soviet holiday for defenders of 'fatherland' [a communist holiday] (Yahoo/AFP) 02/23/2015
  • Ukrainian designers featured at New York Fashion Week (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • This is Putin's objective in Ukraine: Expert (CNBC) 02/23/2015
  • In Battered Ukraine, Spirit Of Defiance Lives On In Maidan Square (NPR) 02/23/2015
  • Russia's Lavrov accuses West of trying to dominate world (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Russia accuses US of bringing 'chaos' to Middle East (Yahoo/AFP) 02/23/2015
  • The henchmen who prop up Putin need to be hit where it hurts (The Spectator) 02/23/2015
  • Europe Throws Ukraine Under the Bus (Newsweek) 02/23/2015
  • PARALYZED BY UKRAINE, DUMBFOUNDED BY RUSSIA (National Journal) 02/23/2015
  • UK to advance struggle against 'Putin's spies' (Joinfo.com) 02/23/2015
  • Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Ukraine, March 2-7 [Blinken’s final stop will be in Kyiv on March 6] (State.gov) 02/23/2015
  • Putin surveys the map as he ponders next move on Ukraine. By Timothy Heritage (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Countering Russian Lies is Easy; Countering Russian Propaganda Much Harder, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/23/2015
  • Kharkiv Terrorist Act Opens New and Horrific Stage in War in Ukraine, Milshteyn Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/23/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko: “I won’t see the Spring, nor the Sun” (KHPG) 02/23/2015
  • Steinmeier says attack on Mariupol would be 'explicit violation of the Minsk agreements' (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Kremlin-financed Front National tops the polls in France just weeks before elections (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Russia Update: Anti-Maidan Sheds ‘Novorossiya’ Leaders, Channels Hatred To ‘Fascists’ (The Interpreter) 02/23/2015
  • A Most Violent Year. By James Miller (The Interpreter) 02/23/2015
  • Moscow's Anti-Maidan March: Creating a Bogeyman to Fight a Bogeyman (The Moscow Times) 02/23/2015
  • Military expert: Russian snap military drills could turn into assaults on Baltic capitals (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/23/2015
  • John McCain: 'I'm ashamed of my country' (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/23/2015
  • Hunger striker Nadiya Savchenko, ... (AUDIO) (BBC) 02/23/2015

  • Taras Kuzio: US, Canada rift over Ukraine as big as that with Europe (Kyiv Post) 02/22/2015
  • Face the Nation Transcripts Feburary 22, 2015, McCain: 'The Ukrainians aren't asking for American boots on the ground...I'm ashamed of my country.' (CBS) 02/22/2015
  • Second Minsk accords: Putin forces his terms on the West (Jerusalem Post) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Freedom Support Act Deadline Ends, Military Aid Authority Given To John Kerry By Obama (Inquisitr) 02/22/2015
  • Russia has been preparing global war which starts in Ukraine: science fiction, alternative history, futurology and reality (Strata) 02/22/2015
  • Time for some common sense about the Ukrainian crisis (Guardian) 02/22/2015
  • West hikes warnings over Ukraine truce as new flashpoint ignites (Business Insider) 02/22/2015
  • World War 3: Vladimir Putin Plotted Ukraine Invasion Early As February 2014, New Report Says (The Inquisitr) 02/22/2015
  • EU leaders tour Russian army military hardware captured in eastern Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • 2014 Euromaidan revolution victims honoured in Kyiv (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • Canada donates 3,000 winter jackets for mobilised Ukrainian soldiers (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • Russia Update: Paid Protesters, Ultranationalist Groups, State Workers March Against Maidan (The Interpreter) 02/22/2015
  • In Photos: A Year of Conflict in Ukraine (VICE News) 02/22/2015
  • ‘The Habsburgs’ Treasures at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (The New York Times) 02/22/2015
  • NATO's Response to Putin's Odd War Games Won't Be Fast (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/22/2015
  • Germany's Steinmeier warns Russia against further escalation in Ukraine (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Anti-Maidan Actions Shouldn’t Make Putin Feel Secure, Vishnevsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: John Kerry claims Russia is 'brazenly' violating ceasefire (Independent) 02/22/2015
  • The Minsk Ceasefire Has Failed. What Now For Ukraine? (Forbes) 02/22/2015
  • Len's NBA career rises as war ravages his Ukraine homeland (USA Today) 02/22/2015
  • John McCain 'ashamed' over lack of U.S. aid to Ukraine (Washington Times) 02/22/2015
  • Russian newspaper cites Ukraine invasion plans. Novaya Gazeta says it will publish the full details of the strategy this week. (Press Herald) 02/22/2015
  • Surge In Russian Jets Buzzing Britain Tied To Killing Of Spy Alexander Litvinenko, Report Says (Inquisitr) 02/22/2015

  • US and Britain are 'not going to play this game' with Russia over Ukraine, says John Kerry (Express) 02/21/2015
  • Russian conscripts fear being shipped off to battlefields of Ukraine (Mashable/AP) 02/21/2015
  • Thousands of protesters gather in Moscow to strike out against Ukraine and the West [was 'Thousands gather in Moscow to protest 'fascist coup' in Kiev'] (US News/AP) 02/21/2015
  • The Guardian view on the lessons of Ukraine: eyes wide open (The Guardian) 02/21/2015
  • Ousted Ukraine leader aiming to return as rebel rockets threaten peace plan [Yanukovich] (The Guardian) 02/21/2015
  • John Kerry: One Year Anniversary of the Maidan Protests in Ukraine (State.gov) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine video timeline: a year of protests and violence (Daily Telegraph) 02/21/2015
  • John Kerry: 'Foreign Secretary Hammond and I also discussed the egregious Russian and separatist violations of the February 12th Minsk agreement in Ukraine...' (State.gov) 02/21/2015
  • Russian news report: Putin approved Ukraine invasion before Kiev government collapsed (Miami Herald/MCCLATCHY) 02/21/2015
  • U.S., allies discuss new sanctions, Obama weighs next steps on Ukraine: Kerry (Reuters) 02/21/2015
  • US Kerry slams 'brazen' Russian behavior towards Ukraine truce (Deutsche Welle) 02/21/2015
  • Delegation of the UOC of the USA Visits 'Heavenly Hundred' Memorial as well as LOGOS Center and Homeless Shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine (UOCofUSA) 02/21/2015
  • Thousands Rally in Moscow Against Kiev ‘Coup’. Demonstrators gather near Red Square to protest events in Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal/AP) 02/21/2015
  • Kerry Raises Prospect of More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine (New York Times) 02/21/2015
  • Ukrainian War Seen Pointing to a Rise in Right-Wing Violence in Russia (Window on Eurasia) 02/21/2015
  • Russian doctors say Savchenko's health 'satisfactory' (Ukrinform) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine sends request for weapons to U.S. - Avakov (Ukrinform) 02/21/2015
  • Heroes of Heavenly Hundred commemorated in Washington (Ukrinform) 02/21/2015
  • 40,000 attend Moscow pro-Putin rally (Yahoo/AFP) 02/21/2015

  • Russia Bullies Sweden and Sweden Blinks (World Affairs Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Putin’s War at Home (World Affairs Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Putin: Russia's military strength is unmatchable (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/20/2015
  • These are the 5 most likely scenarios for the future of the war in Ukraine (Business Insider) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: 'One miscalculation, and Britain faces an existential threat to our whole being...' (Independent) 02/20/2015
  • Rebuilding U.S.-Russia Relations [NUMEROUS ARTICLE LINKS ON THIS WESBITE] (Carnegie) 02/20/2015
  • US says Russian action in Ukraine endangers 'global order' (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine's latest defeat confronts West and Obama with costly zero-sum game (Sydney Morning Herald) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine marks year since Maidan bloodshed amid simmering conflict (CNN) 02/20/2015
  • Why Ukraine Doesn't Get a Say on NATO (The National Interest) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine: UK and EU 'badly misread' Russia (BBC) 02/20/2015
  • Romanian spy chief warns of ‘threat for EU from Hungary’ (EurActiv) 02/20/2015
  • U.S. Senators Urge Kerry To Tighten Sanctions On Russia (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Moldova's Creaking Political System Could Be A Gift For Moscow (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Podcast: A Year That Changed Two Countries (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Minsk Two Armistice Rewards Russia’s Aggression, Mortgages Ukraine’s Future (Part Three) (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/20/2015
  • Kyiv's lost war for 'hearts and minds' in east. Roman Goncharenko (Deutsche Welle) 02/20/2015
  • U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine - Kerry (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • 'Time Running Out' for Hunger Striking Ukrainian MP Held by Russia (Newsweek) 02/20/2015
  • Opinion: Putin the Improviser. The Ukraine crisis is even scarier than you think: Russia’s strongman is making it up as he goes along (The Wall Street Journal) 02/20/2015
  • The new Cold War: Putin issues chilling new threat as Nato chief says tensions with Russia could end in 'all out conflict' (Daily Mail) 02/20/2015
  • The Punks Are Back: The Public Duo Behind Pussy Riot (Glamour) 02/20/2015
  • UK 'Sleepwalking Into Russia Crisis' And We Can't Defend Ourselves, Experts Warn (Huffington Post) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: House of Lords criticises EU and Britain for 'sleepwalking into crisis' as Moscow and Nato remain on diplomatic collision course (Independent) 02/20/2015
  • Leon Panetta: You Have To Deal with the Russians from Strength (Atlantic Council) 02/20/2015
  • Putin tries to deflect Muslim rage toward his foes as jihad threat rises in Russia (The Japan Times/BLOOMBERG) 02/20/2015
  • The risks of putting Germany front and center in Europe’s crises. By Anne Applebaum (The Washington Post) 02/20/2015
  • The Realist Case for Arming Ukraine (The American Interest) 02/20/2015
  • The West needs to save Ukraine, PM Yatsenyuk says (The Globe and Mail) 02/20/2015
  • Most Russsians See Other Countries as a Threat, Poll Shows (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Vladimir Putin’s Ukrainian sepulcher (Washington Times) 02/20/2015
  • Russia slams European Union's call to India for mediation in Ukraine crisis (India Times) 02/20/2015
  • Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia (National Post) 02/20/2015
  • New round of talks on Ukraine crisis to be held in Paris (FRANCE 24) 02/20/2015
  • No justice one year on for those killed in Kiev's Maidan Square (Financial Times) 02/20/2015
  • News Release by the Minsk Group Co-Chairs (OSCE) 02/20/2015
  • After Ukraine mediation, EU looks to embrace Lukashenko (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Hon. A. Raynell Andreychuk: Anniversary of Euromaidan Shootings (Parl.gc.ca) 02/20/2015
  • Support Ukrainian troops - take care of your country (RISU) 02/20/2015
  • Parliament: UK, EU 'sleepwalked' into Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 02/20/2015
  • AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine's Maidan protests in Kiev (Washington Post/AP) 02/20/2015
  • Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected (Yahoo/AP) 02/20/2015
  • Leaders renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire (Yahoo/AFP) 02/20/2015
  • Errors over Ukraine 'catastrophic': UK parliament report (Yahoo/AFP) 02/20/2015
  • Putin Aide Linked to Maidan Killings (Window on Eurasia) 02/20/2015
  • Why is Germany collaborating on detention of Nadiya Savchenko? (KHPG) 02/20/2015
  • Odessa May 2 trial turns into farce as Russia continues ‘massacre’ propaganda (KHPG) 02/20/2015
  • Maidan, one year on: Pride, pain and determination (KHPG) 02/20/2015
  • EU-Ukraine Association Agreement signed and not subject to revision - EU Commissioner (Ukrinform) 02/20/2015
  • Russia Update: Ukrainian Security Chief Accuses ‘Grey Cardinal’ of Directing Snipers on Maidan (The Interpreter) 02/20/2015
  • Euromaidan Anniversary: Kyiv marks one year since shooting massacre (Ukraine Today) 02/20/2015
  • LIVE ON UKRAINE TODAY: Memorial events on Independence Square (Ukraine Today) 02/20/2015

  • Why Isn’t Ukraine Front Page News? (World Affairs Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Op-ed: Making the Most of Minsk. A Closer Look at the Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement. By ADRIAN KARATNYCKY (The New York Times) 02/19/2015
  • What Is Next for Donbas Separatists After Fall of Debaltseve? (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/19/2015
  • Commentary: Putin is wearing “The Emperor’s New Clothes” (UABA) 02/19/2015
  • What Would Vladimir Putin Do if John McCain Gets His Way on Ukraine? (National Journal) 02/19/2015
  • The Ukraine Humiliation. Putin marches over Merkel, Hollande and Obama. (Wall Street Journal) 02/19/2015
  • US Says More Russian Troops, Weapons Enter Ukraine; Europe Stands By Truce (Wall Street Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed (Los Angeles Times) 02/19/2015
  • NATO still seeks consensus on Ukraine conflict (Military Times) 02/19/2015
  • US Army Talks Tanks as Russia's Hit Ukraine (DefenseNews.com) 02/19/2015
  • John Ivison: Supplying weapons to Ukraine would be the next logical move for Canada (National Post) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Can the UK handle the Bear threat from Russia? (Independent) 02/19/2015
  • Post-Cold War Order Is Breaking Down (The Moscow Times) 02/19/2015
  • Former Polish president: 'We can quickly win against Putin' [Lech Walesa] (Business Insider/AP) 02/19/2015
  • U.S. invites a Russian fox into the chicken coop (The Washington Post) 02/19/2015
  • Film night Friday, February 20 at 7 pm: “Nasha Nadiya,” a new documentary about Nadiya Savchenko and the war in Eastern Ukraine, NYC (Ukrainian Museum) 02/19/2015
  • A Checklist of Ten Russian Developments Worth Watching (Window on Eurasia) 02/19/2015
  • German Die Linke delegation visits right-wing terrorists in Eastern Ukraine (Blog) 02/19/2015
  • At OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting, ODIHR Director stresses importance of joint observation efforts for local elections in Ukraine’s east (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Parliamentary Assembly President open PA Winter Meeting (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine faces critical moment, says OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Dacic (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine Calls Russia’s Bluff: If You Want Peace, Authorize Peacekeepers. Foreign Policy’s exclusive interview with Ukraine’s ambassador. (Foreign Policy) 02/19/2015
  • Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin's policy (Yahoo/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Britain, Spain oppose military aid for Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine rebels have broken truce 250 times: US (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Pussy Riot aim at US police in first English song (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • US State Dept spokeswoman steps down [Jen Psaki, who has proved a bugbear for Russian officials, is to leave her post to become the new White House director of communications] (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Press Review: Russia's efforts to unravel unified Europe (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Poroshenko to Putin, Merkel and Hollande: 'Don't pretend Debaltseve events in line with Minsk' (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Europe and the End of Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity (Carnegie) 02/19/2015
  • The US is pretty much the sole reason global defense spending is falling (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Britain warns of Russian danger to Baltic states: reports (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Opinion: In their cynicism about Putin, western diplomats are making the Ukrainian crisis worse (The Guardian) 02/19/2015
  • U.S. senators blame Obama for not providing military aid to Ukraine (Ukrinform) 02/19/2015
  • French, German leaders try to save faltering Ukraine truce (ABC/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Ukrainian call for UN peacekeepers runs into trouble (The Washington Post) 02/19/2015
  • Russia's Putin 'real and present danger' to Baltics - British minister (Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Britain says scrambles fighter jets to escort Russian bombers (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • How Vladimir Putin is waging war on the West – and winning (Spectator) 02/19/2015
  • In Ukraine, "Capture or Death." On today's front page http://www.wsj.com (Wall Street Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Commemorations of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and Maidan anniversary events on Feb 20 (President.gov.ua) 02/19/2015
  • Leaders agree new push to enforce Ukraine ceasefire - France (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • NATO urges Russia to 'withdraw all its forces' from eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015

  • Moscow’s Mad Philosophers. The Izborsky Club is spreading its noxious fascist ideology among Moscow’s power players. (National Review) 02/18/2015
  • Editorial: The Guardian view on Debaltseve and the Ukraine ceasefire (The Guardian) 02/18/2015
  • Unplugging Putin TV. How to Beat Back the Kremlin Propaganda. By Peter Pomerantsev (Foreign Affairs) 02/18/2015
  • STATEMENT BY SENATORS JOHN McCAIN AND LINDSEY GRAHAM ON THE FALL OF DEBALTSEVE TO RUSSIAN-BACKED SEPARATISTS (website) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine Says No End to Truce Breaches After Urging Peacekeepers [was Ukrainian President Urges UN Peacekeepers to Bolster Cease-Fire] (Bloomberg) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine conflict: Poroshenko calls for UN peacekeepers (BBC) 02/18/2015
  • The Firepower That Ukraine Needs (Wall Street Journal) 02/18/2015
  • British diplomats tweet fresh claims of Russian weapons in Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Geoffrey Pyatt: Putin can stop war in Ukraine with one phone call (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Lithuanian President Grybauskaite to attend Maidan memorial events in Kyiv this weekend (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine: One year after EuroMaydan protests, justice denied for victims of violence (Amnesty International) 02/18/2015
  • Stoltenberg: 'Russian forces are still active in Ukraine' (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Ukrainian officials hope Ukrainian doctors will get permission to examine Nadiya Savchenko (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Poroshenko asks US for more aid, Biden condemns Russia for ceasefire violations (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • UN Security Council calls for end to fighting in eastern Ukraine. Russian resolution adopted unanimously, called 'ironic' by US ambassador as Russia backs militants (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • A Most Violent Year - Our list of articles marking the one year anniversary of the Euromaidan Revolution (The Interpreter) 02/18/2015
  • An EU (and NATO) member just bolstered Putin's push to redraw the European gas map [Hungary] (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/18/2015
  • Germany says peace plan for Ukraine 'damaged' not dead (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • The Ruins of Donetsk Airport: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 95) (VIDEO) (VICE News) 02/18/2015
  • Putin calls West's bluff over Ukraine peace deal (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • U.S. hasn't exhausted toolkit on Russia sanctions - energy envoy (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • European leaders set to discuss Ukraine ceasefire by phone - White House (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • Kerry urges Lavrov to stop attacks on Ukrainian forces (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • Russia a threat to Baltic states after Ukraine conflict, warns Michael Fallon (The Guardian) 02/18/2015
  • SERBIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO TESTIFY AT HELSINKI COMMISSION HEARING (CSCE) 02/18/2015
  • Let’s Call the Ukrainian Cease-Fire What It Is. It’s time for much harsher measures on Moscow. (Foreign Policy) 02/18/2015
  • FSB Head To Attend Obama Antiextremism Summit Bortnikov has been blacklisted for travel in the European Union and Canada under sanctions imposed over Moscow's support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. But he is not on the list of Russians sanctioned by the United States. (RFE/RL) 02/18/2015
  • Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism (Yahoo/AP) 02/18/2015
  • Kerry calls on Russian FM to stop Ukraine attacks (Yahoo/AFP) 02/18/2015
  • Putin Points Muslim Rage at Cold War Foes (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/18/2015
  • U.S. Accuses Russia Of Exploiting Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/18/2015
  • How to arm Ukraine without starting World War Three. By Steven Pifer (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • No, Russia isn’t building a giant new aircraft carrier (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine troops withdraw from key conflict zone. [was Putin and Biden in war of words over Ukraine] (CNBC) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine: US accuses Russia of breaching ceasefire after fighting at key town (Guardian) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine's Lonely Cyberwarrior vs. Russia (Daily Beast) 02/18/2015
  • Putin Urges Kyiv To Surrender Town Amid U.S. Warnings (RFE/RL) 02/18/2015
  • President of Ukraine Held a Meeting with the Members of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine and the Nationwide Council of Churches and Religious Organizations (UOCofUSA) 02/18/2015
  • Europe committed to partnership with Russia – Merkel (UNIAN) 02/18/2015
  • A Transdniestria-2 in the Donbas Wouldn’t Be a Russian Victory, Mamontov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/18/2015
  • Six Lessons from the Debaltsevo Debacle (Window on Eurasia) 02/18/2015
  • German MPs enter Ukraine illegally with Aid for Kremlin’s Proxies (KHPG) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine may ask for UN peacekeepers (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015

  • STATEMENT BY SENATORS JOHN McCAIN AND LINDSEY GRAHAM ON DEVELOPMENTS IN UKRAINE (website) 02/17/2015
  • Europe And U.S. Finally Declare That Russian Soldiers Are Fighting In Ukraine (Forbes) 02/17/2015
  • In Ukraine, New DC Friendly Advisor Has Bone To Pick With Putin (Forbes) 02/17/2015
  • EU Set to Scale Back Sanctions Against Former Ukraine President's Inner Circle. EU officials have been pressing Kiev for clear evidence against some of those targeted (Wall Street Journal) 02/17/2015
  • What Putin Learned From Reagan. Russia’s power play for Ukraine takes a page out of the Gipper’s playbook. We should have seen it coming. (Foreign Policy) 02/17/2015
  • Canada hits Moscow with more sanctions over Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine: Security Council endorses Minsk ceasefire, calls on parties to fully implement truce (United Nations) 02/17/2015
  • Anna Netrebko ends up in Vogue, Iosif Kobzon lands on EU sanctions list (Examiner.com) 02/17/2015
  • Putin May Be Forced to Compromise on Ukraine But Only If He has “a Victory Smile’ on His Face, Oreshkin Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/17/2015
  • Moscow Would Use a ‘Conventional’ War against Lithuania, Vilnius Analysts Say (Window on Eurasia) 02/17/2015
  • French far-right leader Le Pen says France must recognise Crimea as part of Russia (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • British warship monitors Russian naval vessel through Channel (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • Kremlin says leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine had a phone call (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • EU accuses Russian army of direct Ukraine conflict role in new sanctions list (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • US 'gravely concerned' about Debaltseve (Ukrainian Journal) 02/17/2015
  • Can Russia Survive After Ukraine? (Daily Beast) 02/17/2015
  • The West cannot abandon Ukraine now. By Anna Borshchevskaya (The Hill) 02/17/2015
  • US urges Russia, rebels to 'immediately' halt Ukraine attacks (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Two thousand Hungarians protest in Budapest on eve of Putin visit (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Germany Says Russian Moves Are Shifting Military Strategy (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/17/2015
  • EXH: Staging the Ukrainian Avant-Garde of the 1910s and 1920s at The Ukrainian Museum, NY, 15 Feb – 13 Sept (Russian Art and Culture) 02/17/2015
  • Russia and the West Must Begin Thinking Seriously about a World ‘After Ukraine,’ Kolerov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/17/2015

  • Internal Displacement Map (UNHCR) 02/16/2015
  • Amb. Pyatt: Putin has violated Ukraine ceasefire (VIDEO) (CNN) 02/16/2015
  • There'll be no peace while Putin is squatting in Ukraine's living room. Timothy Garton Ash (The Guardian) 02/16/2015
  • Amid reports of fighting in eastern Ukraine, Ban urges all parties to abide by cease-fire (United Nations) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine's military is stronger than believed. Here's what it needs to win. (Reuters) 02/16/2015
  • Cease-fire Violations in Ukraine (State.gov) 02/16/2015
  • EU Imposes Sanctions on People, Institutions Involved in Ukraine Conflict. Russia denounces the sanctions as illegitimate and vows to respond in kind (The Wall Street Journal) 02/16/2015
  • Russia Says Almost 300,000 Ukrainians Asked For Asylum (RFE/RL) 02/16/2015
  • EU puts ‘Russian Sinatra’ on sanction list [Iosif Kobzon] (EurActiv) 02/16/2015
  • If US Doesn’t Arm Ukraine, Putin Will Move Against Baltic Countries, Polish Writer Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/16/2015
  • Putin meets Russian Security Council to discuss Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Prisoner pilot Nadiya Savchenko may fall into coma 'at any moment' (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • UN Security Council vote on resolution on conflict in east Ukraine postponed (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • EU puts 19 more individuals on its Ukraine sanctions list (Yahoo/AP) 02/16/2015
  • 'Stop shooting' EU pleads as fresh Ukraine ceasefire teeters (Yahoo/AFP) 02/16/2015
  • Russia vows to respond to 'illogical' EU sanctions (Yahoo/AFP) 02/16/2015

  • Commemorating the First Anniversary of the Repose of the Heavenly Hundred during the tragic events of February 18-20, 2014 in Kyiv, Ukraine (Uocofusa.org) 02/15/2015
  • New exhibition Staging the Ukrainian Avant-Garde of the 1910s and 1920s from Feb 15 thru Sept 13 2015 (Ukrainian Museum) 02/15/2015
  • Russia's aggression in Ukraine is part of a broader, and more dangerous, confrontation with the West (Business Insider) 02/15/2015
  • Polish presidential candidate vows better ties with Russia [Magdalena Ogorek] (Yahoo/AP) 02/15/2015
  • Any Canadians troops deployed to Ukraine will stay far from the front lines: Kenney (Global News) 02/15/2015
  • Fake Photos? Ukrainian Deputy Rejects US Senator's Claims Of Misinformation (RFE/RL) 02/15/2015
  • Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany (Yahoo/AP) 02/15/2015
  • Obama meets with world leaders to discuss Ukrainian cease-fire (PBS) 02/15/2015

  • The Open Ukrainian Society and Its Enemies (The American Interest) 02/14/2015
  • Russia accuses Ukraine, West of distorting peace deal (Yahoo/AFP) 02/14/2015
  • Germany warns of 'high price' of violating ceasefire in Ukraine (Reuters) 02/14/2015
  • U.S. Says Russia Violating 'Spirit' Of Ukraine Peace Deal (RFE/RL) 02/14/2015
  • On the Road to Putinlandia. Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, surveys the damage done by Russia and asks for ‘a miracle’ of U.S. arms. By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY (The Wall Street Journal) 02/14/2015
  • US Says Images Show Russian Armaments Near Embattled Ukraine Town (The New York Times) 02/14/2015
  • Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 02/14/2015
  • Ukraine receives British troop carriers (The Guardian) 02/14/2015
  • Fascism in Putin’s Russia Likely to be Fascism of the Left, Oleynik Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/14/2015
  • Why will you not release Nadiya Savchenko, Mr Putin? By Halya Coynash (KHPG) 02/14/2015
  • Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have more weapons than some NATO countries - US Ambassador to Ukraine Pyatt. Photos (Ukrinform) 02/14/2015
  • US releases satellite images of Russian military forces near Debaltseve (Ukraine Today) 02/14/2015

  • ‘The West and Russia are already at war’. An interview with NYU’s Mark Galeotti (Meduza) 02/13/2015
  • Insight - In Russia, battle for university places deflates Crimea euphoria (Reuters) 02/13/2015
  • Exhausted by Ukraine talks, German TV reporter smokes on camera and becomes Internet star (Washington Post) 02/13/2015
  • On the Road to Putinlandia. Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, surveys the damage done by Russia and asks for ‘a miracle’ of U.S. arms. By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY (The Wall Street Journal) 02/13/2015
  • ‘Nothing is True and Everything is Possible,’ by Peter Pomerantsev. Review by Megan McDonough (The Washington Post) 02/13/2015
  • US: Russia Resupplying Pro-Russian Forces as Cease-Fire Nears (Voice of America) 02/13/2015
  • Trusting or Containing Putin? By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 02/13/2015
  • The Daily Vertical: War By Other Means (RFE/RL) 02/13/2015
  • Podcast: Beyond Minsk II (RFE/RL) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine: UK armoured cars delivered to Ukraine (BBC) 02/13/2015
  • U.S. Faults Russia as Combat Spikes in East Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Sifting Ukrainian Fact From Ukrainian Fiction (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine Says Putin Agreed to Free Pilot; He Denies It (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine (CBC) 02/13/2015
  • Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/13/2015
  • To reach Ukraine accord: high diplomacy, 'dirty games' and pig's fat (Reuters) 02/13/2015
  • Obama administration warily eyes Ukraine-Russia cease-fire while mulling arms support (Washington Times) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc': The helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia (Mashable) 02/13/2015
  • The 5 Reasons Russia Has It Bad (But Ukraine Has It Worse) (TIME) 02/13/2015
  • Why Is Putin Smiling About Ukraine? In Kiev, Everybody Knows (Daily Beast) 02/13/2015
  • Which Ukraine? The country looks more like a pre-modern European nation than a potential E.U. member. BY SOPHIE PINKHAM (The New Yorker) 02/13/2015
  • Training Troops in Ukraine. PHOTOS BY THE NEW YORKER (The New Yorker) 02/13/2015
  • Confrontation with Russia: Ukraine's chance to become the next Israel or South Korea (Ukraine Today) 02/13/2015
  • New Model Dictator. Why Vladimir Putin is the leader other autocrats wish they could be. (Foreign Policy) 02/13/2015
  • Putin’s Frozen Conflicts. Each of Russia's reform-minded neighbors is plagued by separatism. It's no coincidence. (Foreign Policy) 02/13/2015
  • G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine (Whitehouse.gov) 02/13/2015
  • Vigilant Estonia (World Affairs Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Editorial: Making the Ukraine Cease-Fire Stick (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Kremlin Says Savchenko's Fate In Hands Of Court (RFE/RL) 02/13/2015
  • At Minsk, Putin got ‘Everything He Wanted’ and Took No Responsibility for the Future, Illarionov and Piontkovsky Say (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Minsk ‘Worse than Munich,’ Landsbergis Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Putin’s Pyrrhic Victory Opening the Way to His Eventual Defeat (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • If Putin Cuts Back His Aggression Abroad, He’ll Have to Cope with Aggression at Home, Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Germany and France ‘Sacrificed Ukraine’ for National Economic Interests, European Parliament Vice President Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Russian Chauvinism is the Gravedigger of the Russian Imperial Idea, Pokrovskaya Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Minsk deal heralded as 'glimmer of hope' (Ukrainian Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine’s ceasefire gives separatists two days “to conquer as much territory as they can” (Quartz) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine Cease-Fire Leaves Control of Border Unresolved Until Year’s End (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Russian TV Insider Says Putin Is Running the Show in Ukraine [Peter Pomerantsev, author of “Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible”] (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Editorial: The Ukraine cease-fire does little to restrain Mr. Putin (Washington Post) 02/13/2015

  • A Flawed Deal In Minsk (RFE/RL) 02/12/2015
  • Editorial: The Ukraine cease-fire does little to restrain Mr. Putin (Wasington Post) 02/12/2015
  • A New Ukraine Ceasefire? Our Summary And Analysis (The Interpreter) 02/12/2015
  • The Libertarian Civil War Over Ukraine. Ron Paul’s noninterventionist supporters are getting into a war of their own—against libertarians who support Ukraine. (Daily Beast) 02/12/2015
  • Why Putin Just Won Again in Ukraine. The new Ukrainian peace deal may be worse than no deal at all. (Slate.com) 02/12/2015
  • Expert analysis on U.S., Russia and arming Ukraine (Washington Post) 02/12/2015
  • Minsk agreement on Ukraine crisis: text in full. Read a translation of the full text agreed upon by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, and signed by pro-Russian separatists, on Thursday (Daily Telegraph) 02/12/2015
  • Op-ed: The U.S. and NATO Must Provide Ukraine With Weapons. By Orysia Lutsevych, research fellow in the Russia and Eurasia program at Chatham House in London (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • How the Cease-Fire With Russia Might Save Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 02/12/2015
  • Putin's Second Useless Ukraine Ceasefire (Daily Beast) 02/12/2015
  • Leaders agree Ukraine peace roadmap but scepticism remains (Yahoo/AFP) 02/12/2015
  • Tactical pause in Putin's assault on Ukraine. The West should not assume the pact agreed in Minsk will last (Financial Times) 02/12/2015
  • Altman: If Putin reneges on Ukraine, US should ... [Former Clinton Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman] (CNBC) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine: 'Putin tried to delay ceasefire deal so rebels could capture Debaltseve' (The Guardian) 02/12/2015
  • How Putin Came Out On Top in Ukraine Ceasefire Deal (TIME) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine’s Latest Peace Plan Inspires Hope and Doubts (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: what is in the Minsk ceasefire agreement? (The Guardian) 02/12/2015
  • Background Briefing on Ukraine (State.gov) 02/12/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Ukraine Ceasefire Agreement (State.gov) 02/12/2015
  • France thinks it has finally found a way to deliver those Mistral warships to Russia (Business Insider) 02/12/2015
  • Putin signals end to Russian-backed war against Ukraine after marathon peace talks (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko to be freed from Russian prison as part of Minsk peace agreement (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • Minsk Memorandum: Ukraine peace deal terms in English (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 360: Ceasefire Announced After All-Night Minsk Talks (The Interpreter) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine didn't agree to give autonomy for Donbas - Poroshenko (Ukrinform) 02/12/2015
  • Four leaders agree to respect Ukraine sovereignty - Kremlin (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Putin says leaders agree on main issues over Ukraine (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Merkel says Putin pressured Ukraine rebels to accept ceasefire (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Rebel leaders refuse to sign agreement in Minsk - TASS cites source (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Poroshenko outlines details of Ukraine ceasefire plan (euronews) 02/12/2015
  • Putin backs troop and heavy weapons withdrawal as part of Ukraine ceasefire (euronews) 02/12/2015
  • Leaders in Ukraine Talks Announce Cease-Fire Agreement (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Peace Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal. Leaders Caution There Is Much to Do to Ensure Truce Holds (The Wall Street Journal) 02/12/2015
  • As Part of Ukraine Deal, Russia Is to Free Imprisoned Pilot, Poroshenko Says [Nadiya/Nadia/Nadezhda V. Savchenko] (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine peace roadmap agreed, but Europe sceptical (Yahoo/AFP) 02/12/2015
  • France, Germany to help 'verify' Ukraine cease-fire deal (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Opinion: We should be skeptical after new Minsk ceasefire deal (Deutsche Welle) 02/12/2015
  • 'Glimmer of hope' for Ukraine after deal at Minsk peace summit (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine leader puts detained pilot centre-stage at Minsk talks [Nadiya/Nadia/Nadezhda Savchenko] (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Leaders agree Ukraine ceasefire after all-night talks (Financial Times) 02/12/2015
  • Putin: Leaders Agree To Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal (NPR) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Truce Sealed as All-Night Talks Fail to Erase Doubts (Bloomberg) 02/12/2015
  • Face to face but worlds apart: Ukrainian leader Poroshenko glares as smug Putin is all smiles during peace talks (Daily Mail) 02/12/2015
  • Discussion: Lethal Aid to Fight Rebels in Ukraine? (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • Russian TV boasts that Russian army can take all of Europe (KHPG) 02/12/2015
  • From a Munich in Moscow to a Munich in Minsk -- How Europe has Come to Putin's Aid (Window on Eurasia) 02/12/2015
  • Zyuganov Wants Anti-Sovietism Declared a Form of Russophobia (Window on Eurasia) 02/12/2015
  • Minsk Memes: Two Dictators, Two Presidents, A Chancellor, And A Chair (RFE/RL) 02/12/2015
  • Poroshenko: There's no good news, Russian terms are unacceptable (Ukrinform) 02/12/2015
  • A Time Bomb Wrapped in a Ukrainian Peace Deal. By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg) 02/12/2015
  • Serheiev: UN Security Council must be reformed immediately [Sergeyev] (UNIAN) 02/12/2015

  • Putin’s Countermove. Don't be fooled by the ceasefire agreement in Minsk. Moscow is preparing to cement its gains before Western weapons can make an impact. (Foreign Policy) 02/11/2015
  • Obama says Putin must abandon 'KGB' mentality to end war in Ukraine (The Guardian) 02/11/2015
  • TOWERS OF SECRECY: At the Time Warner Center, an Enclave of Powerful Russians (The New York Times) 02/11/2015
  • In Ukraine, It’s Putin’s Game (The New York Times) 02/11/2015
  • ‘Normandy Four’ Meet for 'Last Chance' Negotiations on Ukraine Crisis (VICE News) 02/11/2015
  • Leaders to sign document after Minsk talks on Ukraine: source (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Ukrainian Lawmaker: 'We Are Hostages Of Putin' [Mustafa Nayyem] (AUDIO) (NPR) 02/11/2015
  • What Russia is up to in Ukraine (The Economist) 02/11/2015
  • Arming Ukraine could lead to escalation of Russian support: think-tank (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Key sticking points in Ukraine peace talks: borders/buffers (Washington Post/AP) 02/11/2015
  • Putin is close to victory in eastern Ukraine. Kiev is in a desperate position on the eve of peace talks in Minsk, Belarus (Daily Telegraph) 02/11/2015
  • US weapons to Ukraine 'would be matched by Russian arms to rebels' (The Guardian) 02/11/2015
  • Echoing Soviet Era, Moscow Mulls Return Of Exclusive Shop For Foreigners (RFE/RL) 02/11/2015
  • Russian TV Outlines Scenario For Military 'Tour' Of Europe (RFE/RL) 02/11/2015
  • The Daily Vertical: Will Ukraine Be Bosniafied? (RFE/RL) 02/11/2015
  • Putin Weighs Conflict Escalation and De-Escalation Options (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/11/2015
  • British PM warns against 'appeasement' over Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/11/2015
  • War in Ukraine Will End Only When Putin or His Successors Drop ‘Russian World’ Idea, Illarionov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/11/2015
  • ‘Khamstvo’ at the Russian Consulate in Seattle [Official rips up petition from visitng Ukrainians] (Window on Eurasia) 02/11/2015
  • Russian accused by U.S. of spy ring role pleads not guilty (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • The case for arming Ukraine. By Peter Weber (The Week) 02/11/2015
  • Study suggests arming Ukraine would prolong conflict (Deutsche Welle) 02/11/2015
  • Obama warns Putin of 'rising costs' over Ukraine (Al Jazeera) 02/11/2015
  • Hopes for peace in Ukraine rest on Minsk summit (Deutsche Welle) 02/11/2015
  • Meeting of World Leaders in Belarus Aims to Address Ukraine Conflict (New York Times) 02/11/2015
  • Diary ['Iammmmyoookkraaanian']. By Peter Pomerantsev [dated 2/19/2015] (London Review of Books) 02/11/2015
  • Poland sees need for greater NATO, EU strength over Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • US army to start training Ukrainian troops, commander says (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • French gov't: 'Problems remain' in Ukraine negotiations (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • Top Republican, House Dem back lethal aid to Ukraine [Republican Rep. Mac Thornberry, the panel's chairman, and Democratic Rep. Adam Smith] (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ukraine Foreign Minister talks to Yahoo about Putin and ending the conflict. Yahoo speaks exclusively to Pavlo Klimkin, who told us how and why the Russia-Ukraine conflict will come to an end (Yahoo) 02/11/2015
  • President Obama tells President Putin: I advise you to seize opportunity of summit in Minsk (Ukrinform) 02/11/2015
  • French, German, Ukraine leaders to hold a 'short talk' before meeting Putin - source (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Russia prepares disinformation release on Kramatorsk rocket attacks (Ukrinform) 02/11/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko’s Voice Defiant from Court of ’Clowns’ (KHPG) 02/11/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko's speech in Basmanny Court, Moscow, 10.02.2015 (Voices of Ukraine) English subtitles (YouTube) 02/11/2015
  • The West Should Arm Ukraine. Here's Why—And How. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 02/11/2015
  • No, a Russian military occupation of Ukraine isn’t on the table. By Maxim Eristavi (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • What Putin’s Favorite Guru Tells Us About His Next Target. Russia’s Soviet-style leader is following the advice of the USSR’s most famous dissident. [Alexander Solzhenitsyn] (Politico) 02/11/2015
  • West Must Either Commit to Ukraine or Back Off (The Moscow Times) 02/11/2015
  • What a U.S. Military Aid Package to Ukraine Would Look Like (The Moscow Times) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraine: The War Must Go On? (Carnegie Institute) 02/11/2015

  • List of Russian shops and institutions in Ukraine that have English or other foreign names [THINGS TO BOYCOTT] (website) 02/10/2015
  • Boycott Russian Products: list of Russian shops and institutions in Ukraine that have English or other foreign names (website) 02/10/2015
  • Op-ed: Why Ukraine cannot be a buffer state. Arming Ukraine might not be a good idea, but making Ukraine a buffer state between Russia and the West is an impossible idea. (Washington Post) 02/10/2015
  • Putin-Merkel-Hollande Meeting Yields Worse Armistice Terms for Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/10/2015
  • USA Today Publishes Map of Ukraine Without Crimea (Foreign Policy) 02/10/2015
  • Smoking Putin Out of His Cave. Will Putin escalate if Washington arms Ukraine? Yes -- but it’s the only way to bring his covert war into the open, where it belongs. (Foreign Policy) 02/10/2015
  • Minsk meeting may seal Ukraine's fate (Deutsche Welle) 02/10/2015
  • Russia stands firm in Ukraine as Minsk truce talks begin (Al Jazeera) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine Peace Talks Could Be the Real Deal. By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg) 02/10/2015
  • Ahead Of Minsk Talks, West Needs A Comprehensive Solution On Ukraine (Forbes) 02/10/2015
  • Obama phones Putin as Ukraine on brink (CNN) 02/10/2015
  • Obama Delivers Warning to Putin on Ukraine Violence (Wall Street Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Obama Calls Putin Regarding Ukraine Situation (Voice of America) 02/10/2015
  • Obama Calls Putin on Eve of Talks to Negotiate Ukraine Truce (Bloomberg) 02/10/2015
  • Obama warns Putin over deepening Ukraine crisis [was: Putin security aide warns US over arms for Ukraine] (Financial Times) 02/10/2015
  • Another Conflict in Ukraine: Differing Versions of History (TIME) 02/10/2015
  • Public forum in Kyiv on Friday to mark 15 years of OSCE project assistance to Ukraine (The Week) 02/10/2015
  • Ukrainian Pilot Defiant At Moscow Court Hearing [Nadiya/Nadia/Nadezhda Savchenko] (RFE/RL) 02/10/2015
  • Russia and the Baltics: Once Friend, Now Foe. By Vladimir Kara-Murza (World Affairs Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Lecture 'The Art of Ukraine's Euromaidan: Changing the Environment of Protest,' Sunday, February 15 at 2 pm (Ukrainian Museum) 02/10/2015
  • Savchenko to stay in custody for another three months (Ukrinform) 02/10/2015
  • ‘West Would Give Putin Ukraine If That Was All He Wanted,’ Moscow Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/10/2015
  • Isolating Russia or Isolating Putin? (Window on Eurasia) 02/10/2015
  • Live: EU leaders discuss terrorism, Ukraine, and the euro (EurActiv) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: UK 'cannot allow armed forces to collapse' (BBC) 02/10/2015
  • Democrats Are Now Pushing Obama to Give Guns to Ukraine (The Daily Beast) 02/10/2015
  • It didn't work before. So why is Ukraine seeking a new peace deal? Did Russia violate the Budapest agreement? (CNN) 02/10/2015
  • Debate Over Arms for Ukraine Must Not Split West [As they struggle to stop the fighting in Ukraine, Western leaders must not lose sight of Putin’s attempts to reshape the international order.] (Chatham House) 02/10/2015
  • Op-ed: Russia Must Forget Yalta and Face Facts in Minsk (The Moscow Time) 02/10/2015
  • Poland rules out sending heavy weapons to Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Obama undecided on whether to arm Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 02/10/2015

  • It’s Not About Censorship: On Stephen Cohen (website) 02/09/2015
  • It’s Not About Censorship: On Stephen Cohen (website) 02/09/2015
  • Obama Awaits Outcome of Ukraine Peace Talks Before Deciding on Arms (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Signs of desperation in West’s latest moves to halt Ukraine crisis (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Pentagon prepping forces to assist Ukraine's national guard (Washington Times) 02/09/2015
  • High Treason, a New Russian Low. By Masha Gessen (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Russia Would See U.S. Moves to Arm Ukraine as Declaration of War (The Moscow Times) 02/09/2015
  • Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Twitter Says Russia Repeatedly Tried to Erase Tweets by Putin Critics (The Moscow Time/Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Russian Army Facing Big Problems in Ukraine (The Moscow Time) 02/09/2015
  • Josh Rogin: Kerry Tells Lawmakers He's for Arming Ukraine (Bloomberg) 02/09/2015
  • Obama: If Putin Really Wanted Ukraine, He Could Take It (The Fiscal Times) 02/09/2015
  • Obama and Merkel announce unity and not much else about Ukraine (Business Insider/AP) 02/09/2015
  • Obama sidesteps Ukraine military option but backs German diplomatic effort (The Guardian) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Europe Leaders Debate Aid to Ukraine, but Not Russia's Transgressions (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Cartoon: The U.S. has not ruled out supplying arms to Ukraine. (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Beating Russia at Its Own Long Game. Once Friendly With Putin, German Goes to Court Over Seized Assets (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Here's what 5 world leaders think about arming Ukraine (Mashable) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: A Gamble on Peace in Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine to be put up high where Putin can’t reach it [Humor] (The Daily Mash) 02/09/2015
  • EU foreign ministers agree new Russia sanctions over Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • British Foreign Secretary Hammond: Putin is a 'mid-20th century tyrant' like Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • Lithuanian President Grybauskaite trusts Merkel not to betray Ukraine and Lithuania at peace talks (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • Berlin Flexes Diplomatic Muscle (RFE/RL) 02/09/2015
  • Obama Says Russia Has Clearly Violated Agreement On Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/09/2015
  • US-German differences over NSA, need to cooperate on counter-terrorism: Merkel (Yahoo/AFP) 02/09/2015
  • EU delays sanctions by a week to support Ukraine peace talks (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • EU backs Ukraine peace drive, hawks urge no easing of sanctions (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Kiev on 'dead-end track fraught with catastrophe,' says Russian leader (Ukrainian Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Another try at reaching Minsk peace deal (Ukrainian Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine Likely To Top Obama-Merkel Talks Agenda (NPR) 02/09/2015
  • Merkel to meet Obama as arming Ukraine debated (CNN) 02/09/2015
  • EU Foreign Ministers Delay Russia Sanctions. European Officials Signal They Are Giving Planned Meeting on Peace Effort in Minsk a Chance (The Wall Street Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Can 4 world leaders end fighting in Ukraine? (Christian Science Monitor/AP) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine conflict: Vladimir Putin renews blame on West [BRAMA note: The BBC headline makes no sense since Putin never stopped heaping blame on the West, actually the U.S.] (BBC) 02/09/2015
  • Giant explosion that sparked fears of a 'tactical nuke' in Ukraine is caught on camera as diplomats warn Russia could target other Baltic states next (Daily Mail) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine crisis talks: 'Sanctions against Russia have cost EU £15.6bn' (Daily Telegraph) 02/09/2015
  • Roger Cohen: Western Illusions Over Ukraine (New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: High Treason, a New Russian Low (New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine: 'Last chance to prevent a major escalation' [Carl Bildt, former Foreign Minister of Sweden] (VIDEO) (BBC) 02/09/2015
  • How the West Must Save Ukraine and Stand Up to Putin. By Anne Applebaum [The New Cold War. It will take much more than weapons to save Ukraine—and keep Russia at bay.] (Slate) 02/09/2015
  • Obama calls for resolution in Iran nuclear talks: 'they need to make a decision'. ‘Lethal defensive weapons’ for Ukraine an option, Obama says (The Guardian) 02/09/2015
  • Editorial: Putin Can't Have the Last Laugh in Ukraine (Bloomberg) 02/09/2015

  • Don't Arm Ukraine [op-ed By JOHN J. MEARSHEIMER] (The New York Times) 02/08/2015
  • U.S. arms might fan Ukraine war: OSCE chief (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks at the Munich Security Conference Panel Discussion (State.gov) 02/08/2015
  • Munich conference highlights splits over arming Ukraine (Financial Times) 02/08/2015
  • David Cameron can influence events in Ukraine, without racking up the air miles - The Guardian (The Guardian) 02/08/2015
  • Ukraine Cease-Fire Talks to Open Wednesday in Belarus (Voice of America) 02/08/2015
  • Ukraine crisis front and center on final day of Munich Security Conference (Deutsche Welle) 02/08/2015
  • Crisis in Ukraine Underscores Opposing Lessons of Cold War (New York Times) 02/08/2015
  • Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on (Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • Anne Applebaum: The long view with Russia (The Washington Post) 02/08/2015
  • Russia reportedly getting military bases in an EU state; Russia military agreement in Cyprus (Business Insider) 02/08/2015
  • How the U.S. Struggles to Crack Putin Code (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Saakashvili Says Ukraine Could 'Conquer Russia,' Provoking Official Outcry (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Op-ed: Russia Is Exploiting European Weakness (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Op-ed: Who Will Blink First in Ukraine? (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Op-ed: Poroshenko Has Been Backed Into a Corner (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Lithuanian president urges West to help Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/08/2015
  • US officials compare peace efforts to appeasing Hitler (Daily Telegraph) 02/08/2015
  • Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance as US rebukes (CNBC) 02/08/2015
  • Leaders scramble to avert 'dramatic spiral' in Ukraine (Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • Four-way emergency Ukraine summit planned in Minsk (Yahoo/AFP) 02/08/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Putin to confer with leaders by phone (BBC) 02/08/2015
  • US will send more aid to Ukraine, Kerry says (USA TODAY) 02/08/2015
  • US warns against any move to undermine Ukraine peace bid (Yahoo/AFP) 02/08/2015
  • West presses Putin to back 'last-chance' Ukraine peace bid (Yahoo/AFP) 02/08/2015
  • Russia Pushes Ahead With Case Against Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015

  • Merkel: Ukraine peace 'uncertain' after talks with Putin, but worth trying (CNN) 02/07/2015
  • Book review: Fragile Empire by Ben Judah [Of all the recent books about the Russian president, Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin by Ben Judah stands out for a number of reasons...] (Caspian Report) 02/07/2015
  • Lavrov in Munich, Germany. Mentions Bandera, Shukhevych. Audience laughs after mentioning Crimean 'referendum' 7.02.2015 (VIDEO) (YouTube) 02/07/2015
  • Lavrov in Munich, Germany. Audience is laughing after mentioning Crimean 'referendum' 7.02.2015 (VIDEO) (YouTube) 02/07/2015
  • Western Leaders Divided Over How to Handle Ukraine Crisis as Peace Talks Fizzle (VICE News) 02/07/2015
  • Merkel Objection to Arms for Ukraine May Spur Backlash for Obama (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • Op-ed: Europeans Laugh as Lavrov Talks Ukraine. By Josh Rogin (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • Joe Biden: “Don’t tell us. Show us, President Putin.” (VIDEO) [Vice President of the United States Joe Biden delivered remarks at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany on Saturday, February 7, 2015.] (State.gov) 02/07/2015
  • War and Default in Europe Pose Merkel’s Biggest Challenge (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • The Hidden Money Buying Up New York Real Estate [Andrey Vavilov, controversial figure of the Yeltsin administration; Vitaly Malkin, Former Russian senator denied entry to Canada;) (The New York Times) 02/07/2015
  • 2014 THE YEAR IN PICTURES. From Ukraine to Ferguson, from the Ebola epidemic to the chaos in Syria, the year’s most gripping photographs. (The New York Times) 02/07/2015
  • NATO Chief, Russian Foreign Minister Still At Odds Over Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 02/07/2015
  • Europe and US clash over how to confront Putin on Ukraine (Reuters) 02/07/2015
  • Western Nations Split on Arming Kiev (New York Times) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine crisis will not be solved by military means, says Angela Merkel (The Guardian) 02/07/2015
  • Putin: 'We are not going to wage war on anyone' (Business Insider) 02/07/2015
  • Europe Pushes for Diplomatic Solution in Ukraine Amid Calls for Arming Kiev. German Chancellor Angela Merkel Counters Some U.S. Senators Over Supplying Lethal Aid (Wall Street Journal) 02/07/2015
  • Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine (NPR) 02/07/2015
  • U.S-Germany Rift on Ukraine Aids Putin (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • Biden: US Will Help Ukraine Defend Itself if Necessary (Voice of America) 02/07/2015
  • Paul Goble: A Munich in Moscow [Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande meet with Vladimir Putin in Moscow to discuss Ukraine without the presence of Ukrainian leaders.] (Window on Eurasia) 02/07/2015
  • Op-ed: Is Europe about to decide Ukraine’s fate over the heads of the Ukrainians? By Mychailo Wynnyckyj (Circusbazaar.com) 02/07/2015
  • Speech by President of Ukraine at the Munich Security conference (VIDEO) (President.gov.ua) 02/07/2015
  • Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance in face of U.S. criticism (Reuters) 02/07/2015
  • Munich Security Conference: Is the Russian President trying to divide the West? (Euronews) 02/07/2015
  • Biden Says Russia Needs To Get Out Of Ukraine Or Face Isolation (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Podcast: Head Games. Is Russia moving beyond run-of-the-mill propaganda into something more sinister (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Russia's Putin Suggests U.S. Bent On World Domination (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Hollande: 'Rather strong' autonomy for east Ukraine on the table (Christian Science Monitor) 02/07/2015
  • Russia's Lavrov Met With Hoots, Indignation At Testy Munich Talk (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Kremlin talks on Ukraine yield little but agreement to keep talking (Reuters) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Europe and US discuss how to handle Russia - as it happened (Daily Telegraph) 02/07/2015
  • Boycotting Russian products disguised by English or other names (Domik.ua) 02/07/2015

  • The U.S. Should Arm Ukraine—But Not Because This War Is Winnable [was 'Arming Ukraine Would Increase Russian Deaths, Turning Public Opinion'] (The New Republic) 02/06/2015
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski - If Putin seizes Riga and Tallinn (VIDEO) [Clip from JANUARY 21, 2015] (C-SPAN.org) 02/06/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin: US Arming Ukraine Would Do 'Colossal Damage' (The Fiscal Times) 02/06/2015
  • Fear of Vladimir Putin grows in EU capitals amid spectre of ‘total war’ (The Guardian) 02/06/2015
  • Editorial: Ukraine's Least Terrible Option (Bloomberg) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine Crisis Prompts New Domino Theory (Newsweek) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine’s Desperate Search for Peace (The Daily Beast) 02/06/2015
  • Downing Street denies Cameron is ‘diplomatic irrelevance’ in Ukraine talks. PM’s office issues robust defence after being criticised by army general and shadow foreign secretary for not being present at Moscow discussions (The Guardian) 02/06/2015
  • Is Putin on the verge of victory in Ukraine? (Fortune) 02/06/2015
  • Putin hosts Merkel, Hollande for crunch Ukraine peace talks (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Op-ed: Arming Ukraine will put the West in danger (Reuters) 02/06/2015
  • Source: ?Ukraine peace talks 'substantive and constructive' (CBS) 02/06/2015
  • Exhibition shows historic Ukrainian costume, stage designs [Staging the Ukrainian Avant-Garde of the 1910s and 1920s Feb 15-Sep 13, 2015] (Yahoo/AP) 02/06/2015
  • Is the West about to sell out Ukraine to Vladimir Putin? (Daily Telegraph) 02/06/2015
  • Britain 'irrelevant' in Ukraine solution (Financial Times) 02/06/2015
  • Russia needs more than just stern words on Nadiya Savchenko (KHPG) 02/06/2015
  • Another Defeat for Putin’s ‘Russian World’ – Very Few Russians in Estonia Want to Leave (Window on Eurasia) 02/06/2015
  • Merkel and Hollande bring peace plan to Kyiv and Moscow (EurActiv) 02/06/2015
  • Merkel and Biden damp Ukraine breakthrough hopes (Financial Times) 02/06/2015
  • German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for Ukraine peace (Reuters) 02/06/2015
  • Nadia Savchenko: Anatomy Of A Hunger Strike (RFE/RL) 02/06/2015
  • Opening remarks by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Defence Ministers Session (NATO) 02/06/2015
  • German and French leaders announce another new peace plan for Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 02/06/2015
  • German, French leaders take Ukraine peace effort to Moscow (Yahoo/AP) 02/06/2015
  • Biden casts doubt on Putin's peace commitment in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/06/2015
  • Ten months of bloodshed in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Key points of Ukraine's tattered peace protocol (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine 'fighting for very survival': Biden (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • One year on, Yanukovych and his top aides escape justice for alleged crimes (Kyiv Post) 02/06/2015
  • Diplomatic Scramble on Ukraine Conflict Continues, as Trapped Civilians See Chance to Flee (VICE News) 02/06/2015
  • Merkel uncertain about future of talks with Putin (Ukraine Today) 02/06/2015
  • Crimea further isolated after Amazon pulls plug on Black Sea peninsula (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/06/2015
  • Russia claims Oleg Sentsov has ‘dual citizenship’, but that only Russian counts (KHPG) 02/06/2015
  • If West Allows Russia a Role in Donbas, Moscow Will Destabilize Ukraine for Decades, Georgian Diplomat Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/06/2015

  • Ukrainian National Women's League of America protest Russian conductor Valery Gergiev [Florida] (Naples News) 02/05/2015
  • Southwest Florida Ukrainian community protesting Russian conductor Valery Gergiev at Artis-Naples (YouTube) 02/05/2015
  • [AUDIO] The Ukraine crisis fuels tensions between Russia and the West Timothy Snyder`s radio conversation with John Mersheimer about Ukraine, hosted by Tom Switzer (ABC.net.au) 02/05/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin Wants Ukraine Intact, But On His Terms (The Moscow Times) 02/05/2015
  • Op-ed: How aiding the Ukrainian military could push Putin into a regional war (Washington Post) 02/05/2015
  • Russia's Love of Abbreviations, From Gulag to LUKoil (The Moscow Times) 02/05/2015
  • U.S. Hasn't Kept Ukraine Aid Promises (Bloomberg) 02/05/2015
  • Kerry: US Won't 'Close Eyes' to Russian Aggression in Ukraine (Voice of America) 02/05/2015
  • Ukrainian women start local chapter to aid their motherland [UNWLA in Florida] [Dated 1/26/2015] (+VIDEO) (Naples Daily News) 02/05/2015
  • Teleconference: U.S Arms to Ukraine. Tilting the Balance. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 2:00-3:00 pm (register online) (The Wilson Center) 02/05/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko After Their Meeting (State.gov) 02/05/2015
  • Press Availability With Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk After Their Meeting (+VIDEO) (State.gov) 02/05/2015
  • Vladimir Putin is rewriting cold war history. By Natalie Nougayrede ['Russia wasn’t tricked by the west about the expansion of Nato. This narrative is propaganda'] (The Guardian) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Russia tests new weapons (BBC) 02/05/2015
  • The Other Front in Ukraine’s War for Survival. Ukraine needs a win in its negotiations with foreign investors just as much as victory on the battlefield. BY JOSH COHEN (Foreign Policy) 02/05/2015
  • Unified Congress Says Obama Must Send Arms to Ukraine (U.S. News/AP) 02/05/2015
  • U.S. Hawks Say Arming Ukraine Is The Only Way To Save Europe. Actual Europeans Disagree. (Huffington Post) 02/05/2015
  • What will Putin do if US arms Ukraine? (CNN) 02/05/2015
  • NATO Completes Plans for ‘Spearhead’ Force. Top Commander Says U.S., Alliance Engaged With Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 02/05/2015
  • Editorial: The Guardian view on the Ukraine conflict: Swift action needed (The Guardian) 02/05/2015
  • German Ambassador Warns Against Arming Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 02/05/2015
  • Army Commander Ben Hodges: Ukraine Crisis Needs More Than Weapons (+VIDEO) (NBC) 02/05/2015
  • McCain calls for bill requiring US arms to Ukraine if Obama does not act (Reuters) 02/05/2015
  • European defence ministers oppose sending weapons to Ukraine (Reuters) 02/05/2015
  • US, Allies Split Over Supplying Arms to Ukraine (Voice of America) 02/05/2015
  • Merkel, Hollande and Kerry head to Ukraine to stop 'a war on Europe's edge' (Mashable/AP) 02/05/2015
  • John Kerry in Kyiv: ‘Russian aggression greatest threat to Ukraine’ (Euronews) 02/05/2015
  • NATO Commander: 'Conditions In Eastern Ukraine Have To Change' (NPR) 02/05/2015
  • US And NATO Seek New Ways To Help Secure Ukraine's Border (NPR) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine is only part of Putin’s game plan. A collapsing oil price and the impact of sanctions have made him more dangerous. By Philip Stephens (Financial Times) 02/05/2015
  • John Kerry Visits Kiev, Pledges $16.4M in Aid Amid Calls to Arm Ukraine (NBC) 02/05/2015
  • Proposed US weapons deliveries to Ukraine raise fears of further escalation (Deutsche Welle) 02/05/2015
  • France and Germany Enter 'Last Call' Ukraine Peace Talks With Russia (Forbes) 02/05/2015
  • US Joins Europe in Effort to End Fighting in Ukraine (New York Times) 02/05/2015
  • Kerry in Kiev amid calls to arm Ukraine (Reuters) 02/05/2015
  • Patriarch Filaret awarded senator John McCain (RISU) 02/05/2015
  • If Kyiv Accepts Moscow’s Demands, Moscow will Only Make More, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/05/2015
  • Another Sign Moscow Preparing Massive Invasion of Ukraine – and Facing Problems Doing So (Window on Eurasia) 02/05/2015
  • Ukrainian filmmakers address war at Sundance Film Festival (Kyiv Post) 02/05/2015
  • Goodbye, Putin. Why the President's Days Are Numbered. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 02/05/2015

  • What Does Putin Really Want in Ukraine? By Nina Khrushcheva (The Moscow Times) 02/04/2015
  • Biden heads to Europe amid intensive diplomacy on Ukraine (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Joe Biden dispatched to Europe to shore up Nato resolve over Ukraine crisis (The Guardian) 02/04/2015
  • Op-ed: Want to arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B (Los Angeles Times) 02/04/2015
  • Loaded Pierogi heaps on the toppings (Toronto Star) 02/04/2015
  • Crowdfunding the War in Ukraine — From Manhattan (Foreign Policy) 02/04/2015
  • A Coup Against Putin? (Institute of Modern Russia) 02/04/2015
  • Greece, Ukraine and Russia: History lessons (CNBC) 02/04/2015
  • Editorial: Stop stalling. Arm Ukraine. (Chicago Tribune) 02/04/2015
  • Inside the Obama Administration's About-Face on Arming Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 02/04/2015
  • REP. CHRIS SMITH, SEN. ROGER WICKER TO LEAD HELSINKI COMMISSION [“Today, the principles enshrined in the Helsinki Final Act are under attack. The Russian government is blatantly violating the territorial integrity of Ukraine...”] (CSCE) 02/04/2015
  • Paul A. Goble: West’s choice: (a) Assist Ukraine or (b) Destroy the global security system (Euromaidan Press) 02/04/2015
  • Pledge weapons for Ukraine or the violence will go on. A credible threat to provide munitions may be the price of preventing it, writes Wolfgang Ischinger (Financial Times) 02/04/2015
  • It’s Time to Call Ukraine a War (The Daily Beast) 02/04/2015
  • U.S. Defense Chief Candidate Would Face Immediate Tests in Iraq, Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Kremlin pursues military modernization despite economic woes (Yahoo/AP) 02/04/2015
  • Judy Asks: Should the West Arm Ukraine? [JUDY DEMPSEY] (Carnegie Europe) 02/04/2015
  • David Satter: Putin’s Shaky Hold on Power (The Wall Street Journal) 02/04/2015
  • How Russian TV uses psychology over Ukraine (BBC) 02/04/2015
  • Welcome to the most corrupt nation in Europe (The Guardian) 02/04/2015
  • Russian Intransigence on Ukraine Prompts US to Reconsider Policy (Wall Street Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Russia and Poland trade accusations over WWII anniversary (Euractiv) 02/04/2015
  • Merkel is dead wrong on Ukraine (Euractiv) 02/04/2015
  • Helping Ukraine Prevents rather than Promotes Disaster Some in West Fear, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/04/2015
  • Kremlin Proxies call Kremlin’s ’Kyiv Junta’ "Pathetic Jews" (KHPG) 02/04/2015
  • Interpol declares ex-minister Klymenko wanted (Ukraine Today) 02/04/2015
  • France not planning to deliver lethal weapons to Ukraine - defence minister (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • On Wednesday: Who is winning the information war in the Russia-Ukraine conflict? Why? Mixed messages. The Stream discusses the role of media as a tool of battle between Russia and Ukraine. (Al Jazeera) 02/04/2015
  • Pentagon nominee leaning toward sending arms to Ukraine [Ashton Carter] (WFTV/AP) 02/04/2015
  • Russians present in Ukraine in specialist roles: U.S. envoy (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Fairfield University hosts prominent, provocative Russian Studies scholar, Stephen Cohen, for keynote lecture: “The Ukrainian Crisis: Why a New Cold War?”, Thursday, February 5 at 7 p.m. [BRAMA: Putin apologist Stephen F. Cohen] (Fairfield.edu) 02/04/2015

  • Battle for Ukraine: How a diplomatic success unravelled (Financial Times) 02/03/2015
  • Lawmakers push White House to supply arms to Ukraine (The Hill) 02/03/2015
  • Separatist leader says 'miserable Jews' running Ukraine. Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the separatist leader of attempting to “sow internal ethnic discord in Ukraine and weaken the regime that the Russian insurgents are fighting.” (Jerusalem Post) 02/03/2015
  • Give Ukraine the military aid it needs for its defense. By Jeff Jacoby (Boston Globe) 02/03/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Sending arms to Kiev would be big gamble for US (Reuters) 02/03/2015
  • The Rape of Ukraine. If we can’t stop Putin from making war, we can at least raise the cost. By Rich Lowry (National Review) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine arms request to fight rebels divides US, Germany (Christian Science Monitor) 02/03/2015
  • American Arms for Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 02/03/2015
  • No doubt' America will give us weapons, says Ukraine, amid fears of 'catastrophic' escalation (Daily Telegraph) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine@war: Russians destroy civilian buildings in Vuhlehirsk just for Russian TV (Ukraine at War) 02/03/2015
  • Russian Lawmakers Take Aim At Germany [to pay trillions of euros in reparations for World War II] (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Russia Maligns U.S.-Led Air Strikes On IS (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Sending arms to Kiev would be big gamble for U.S. (Reuters) 02/03/2015
  • By Treating Everyone as an Enemy, Kremlin is Undermining Itself, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/03/2015
  • Moscow Readying a Massive Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Golts Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/03/2015
  • When Siberia Wasn’t Russian – And Other Troubling Facts DNA Studies Will Document (Window on Eurasia) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 351: US Plays Down Talk Of Supplying Arms To Ukraine (The Interprter) 02/03/2015
  • Senators Urge Obama And NATO To Increase Military Assistance To Ukraine. In a draft letter to President Obama obtained by BuzzFeed News, Sens. Rob Portman and Dick Durbin write that “sanctions alone are unlikely to deter Putin.” (Buzzfeed) 02/03/2015
  • Touring homes of Ukrainian oligarchs in Vienna (Kyiv Post) 02/03/2015
  • Obama budget proposal includes funding for Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/03/2015
  • Opinion: How to Stabilize Ukraine without Playing Putin's Game (Der Spiegel) 02/03/2015
  • Opinion: Ukraine burns while the West fiddles with Islamic State (Globe and Mail) 02/03/2015
  • Social media activism and the online information war over Ukraine (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/03/2015
  • Are US Tanks Headed for Poland? (World Affairs Journal) 02/03/2015
  • 'No doubt' US will provide arms: Ukraine president (Yahoo/AFP) 02/03/2015
  • Opinion: Arm Ukraine and you risk another Black Hawk Down [Eugene Rumer] (Financial Times) 02/03/2015
  • ASEEES Detailed Clarification Regarding Cohen-Tucker Fellowship Negotiations [Explanation about Stephen F. Cohen and wife Katrina vanden Heuvel, head of the KAT Foundation and owner of The Nation withdrawal of fellowship] (ASEEES) 02/03/2015
  • NATO's leader to meet Russia's foreign minister for 1st time (Yahoo/AP) 02/03/2015
  • Russia sparks U.N. aviation spat over conflict zone plan (Reuters) 02/03/2015
  • Russia Makes It Easy To Fight In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • How the West Is Losing Ukraine (Bloomberg View) 02/03/2015
  • Lawyer Says Ukrainian Pilot 'Dying Slowly' In Russian Jail (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • US Considers Providing Antitank Missiles To Ukrainian Military To Help Deter Rebels (International Business Times) 02/03/2015
  • Editorial: Why Arming Ukraine Will Backfire (Bloomberg View) 02/03/2015
  • Threat of proxy war looms as US considers sending arms to Ukraine (Daily Telegraph) 02/03/2015
  • The influential new report urging Obama to arm Ukraine, explained (VOX) 02/03/2015
  • Preserving Ukraine’s Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do (Chicago Council) 02/03/2015
  • The Moment to Arm Ukraine (The Atlantic) 02/03/2015

  • Germany Draws a Pink Line on Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 02/02/2015
  • Battle for Ukraine: How the west lost Putin (Financial Times) 02/02/2015
  • Exclusive: Russia, Ukraine in indirect talks over key Black Sea air corridor - sources (Reuters) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine Crisis: US Sending Lethal Aid Risks Escalating Conflict, But May Be Best Option (International Business Times) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: A dangerous shift in tempo as rebels bolster troop numbers (The Independent) 02/02/2015
  • US considers 'lethal aid' to government (BBC) 02/02/2015
  • Obama weighs sending lethal assistance to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/02/2015
  • Editorial: Raise the stakes for Russia to deter its aggression in Ukraine (The Washington Post) 02/02/2015
  • The rape of Ukraine: America stands by (New York Post) 02/02/2015
  • The West Must Back Ukraine. The cost of inaction is only growing. By MIKHEIL SAAKASHVILI (Politico) 02/02/2015
  • Explainer: As Ukraine Conflict Intensifies, So Does Debate On Providing Lethal Military Aid (RFE/RL) 02/02/2015
  • Lavrov Claims Obama's Remarks Prove U.S. Backed Ukraine 'Coup' (RFE/RL) 02/02/2015
  • Putin must be stopped. And sometimes only guns can stop guns. By Timothy Garton Ash, historian, political writer and Guardian columnist. (The Guardian) 02/02/2015
  • Preserving Ukraine’s Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do. By: Steven Pifer, Strobe Talbott, Ambassador Ivo Daalder, Michele Flournoy, Ambassador John Herbst, Jan Lodal, Admiral James Stavridis and General Charles Wald (Brookings) 02/02/2015
  • New charges brought up against Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov (Ukrinform) 02/02/2015
  • Moscow Seeking to Make Russian Diaspora a Soviet-Style Political Weapon Against West, Pasternak Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/02/2015
  • U.S. Considers Supplying Arms to Ukraine Forces, Officials Say (The New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine. With rebels having seized extra 200 square miles of territory, US’s leaking of talks about sending weapons to Kiev may be Obama’s way of warning Putin to back off (The Guardian) 02/02/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin's Evolution (The New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • Editorial: Mr. Putin Resumes His War in Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/02/2015

  • An Oscar Russia really doesn’t want to win (Reuters) 02/01/2015
  • Preserving Ukraine’s Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do (World Affairs Journal) 02/01/2015
  • Preserving Ukraine's Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do (Atlantic Council) 02/01/2015
  • David J. Kramer: Six Ways to Help Ukraine Resist Russia's Latest Invasion (Wall Street Journal) 02/01/2015
  • CHAIRMAN SMITH AND REP. MCGOVERN INTRODUCE “GLOBAL MAGNITSKY HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY ACT” (CSCE) 02/01/2015
  • NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS OWNER: Vladimir Putin Stole My Super Bowl Ring, And George Bush Told Me To Forget About It [Dated 6/15/2013] (Business Insider) 02/01/2015
  • The forgotten link between Vladimir Putin, Ukraine and the Super Bowl (Forbes) 02/01/2015
  • Ukraine appeals for military help in fight with pro-Russian rebels (Financial Times) 02/01/2015
  • Protester Crashes Performances Of 'Hypocritical' Pro-Putin Musicians [Roman Torgovitsky] (RFE/RL) 02/01/2015
  • Politics Is Personal, and Professional. Lisa Batiashvili on Violins, Ukraine and Valery Gergiev (The New York Times) 02/01/2015
  • UABA Statement in support of H. RES. 50 and S. RES. 52 calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko (UABA) 02/01/2015
  • ‘What Can Ukraine Expect from the West Now?’ Former GULAG Inmate Asks Bitterly (Window on Eurasia) 02/01/2015
  • Children’s theater in Russia will enact murder of Obama (Examiner.com) 02/01/2015
  • Spy vs. Nonspy in Putin’s Russia. By JULIA IOFFE (The New York Times) 02/01/2015
  • President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him. A secret war in Ukraine, murder in London, incursions into others' airspace. His behaviour is getting worse (Independent) 02/01/2015
  • A New Policy to Rescue Ukraine. By George Soros (NYRB) 02/01/2015
  • Calendar
     ·  01/24/2015 thru 03/08/2015 Yara at 25: Looking Back/Moving Forward [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  01/25/2015 thru 03/01/2015 Exhibition — Yara at 25: Looking Back / Moving Forward [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  02/06/2015 thru 02/28/2015 Art Exhibit: Walter Monastyretsky at the Ukrainian National Museum [Chicago-Midwest]
     ·  02/20/2015 thru 03/08/2015 Yara's "Hitting Bedrock" [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  02/27/2015 thru 05/02/2015 Vertical Reach: Political Protest and the Militant Aesthetic Now [USA-Northeast]
     ·  02/27/2015 and 02/28/2015 Okean Elzy in New York [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  02/28/2015 Homemade Pyrohy for Lent [USA-Northeast]
     ·  02/28/2015 WRITING WORKSHOP WITH PROF. A. MOTYL. Take your Passion for Ukraine to the Mainstream Media! [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  02/28/2015 OPEN HOUSE [Wash-DC-Metro]
     ·  02/28/2015 OPEN HOUSE [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  02/28/2015 OPEN HOUSE [Phila-Metro]
     ·  02/28/2015 A book launch “Fall River” (Alternative Book Press, 2014) by Dr. Alexander J. Motyl. [NY-NJ-Metro]
     ·  03/01/2015 Áëàãîä³éíèé êîíöåðò Þ볿 Êîñ³â÷óê - Ñàí Ôðàíöèñêî [USA-West]
     ·  03/01/2015 Free Nadiya Savchenko [Chicago-Midwest]
     ·  03/01/2015 2015 Women's Day of Prayer [NY-NJ-Metro]
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