Pro-Russian forces seize Ukraine’s naval headquarters in Sevastopol
A day after a Ukrainian soldier is shot dead, attention turns to the country’s remaining military facilities in Crimea
Moscow to honor Russia-Crimea Union by renaming square
Communist deputies in the Moscow city legislature are proposing to rename of one of Moscow’s squares after the reunion of Russia and Crimea, as federal legislators were preparing to ratify the union agreement.
Obama-Putin Relationship at a Breaking Point
Sanctions War Could Spell New Low for US-Russian Ties
Crimea headed for rocky transition
The majority of Crimea’s inhabitants have chosen to split from Ukraine and join Russia. Their decision, however, will bring far-reaching changes and a host of international legal problems.
Unknown Snipers Once Again Stir Up Violence – This Time In Crimea
Shouldn’t We Find Out Who’s Responsible Before We Start Beating the War Drums?
What Did We Get for Our $5 Billion?
Ukraine: Follow the Money
Why Was Gaddafi Overthrown? (Video)
This chaos in Libya was deliberate. It was deliberate because Libya was a stable African society in North Africa, where the leader of Libya wanted to use the resources of Libya for the reconstruction of Africa—the water resources, the oil resources, the financial resources, and the intelligence of the Libyan people.
Iran’s Zarif ‘sees signs of comprehensive nuclear deal’
Iran’s foreign minister has said he sees “signs” of a comprehensive deal on its nuclear programme, after talks with world powers, Iranian media report.
Edward Snowden: Here’s how we take back the Internet (Video)
Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it.
Fears of war grow after killing of Ukrainian officer at military base in Simferopol
In an extraordinary day which redrew the map of Europe, fears were growing that widespread violence would erupt in the aftermath of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
Russian lawmakers ask President Obama to impose sanctions on them all
The State Duma has passed a motion suggesting that the US and EU extend the freshly introduced sanctions to all Russian MPs rather than a limited group of officials, defying western pressure just hours before Russia and Crimea signed a federation treaty.
Obama Backs Down on Crimea
The Obama administration suffered its worst foreign policy defeat in 5 years on Sunday when the people of Crimea voted overwhelmingly to reject Washington’s Nazi-backed junta government in Kiev and join the Russian Federation.
Mistake Rectified: Gorbachev
The world should welcome the prospect of Crimea becoming part of Russia as it rectifies a historic mistake from the Soviet era, the Soviet Union’s last leader Mikhail Gorbachev said Monday.
Europe Fears Backlash as Sanctions Start ‘Economic War’ With Russia
Dependent on Russian Energy, Nations Struggle for Alternative Sources
Simple Stuff About Ukraine
Who’s Got the Pierogies?
Crimea declares independence, seeks UN recognition
The Republic of Crimea has addressed the UN seeking recognition as a sovereign state and called on Russia to integrate it into the Russian Federation. 96.77 percent of the Crimean population voted ‘for’ the integration in a referendum.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin recognises Crimea as nation
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree recognising Crimea as a sovereign state, paving the way for it to be absorbed into Russia.
Obama imposes sanctions on 7 Russians after Crimea vote
President Obama announced Monday that he is leveling new sanctions against seven Russian officials the White House says have contributed to the crisis in Ukraine.
Russia Will Sanction U.S. Senators
Putin is set to respond to Obama’s sanctions of Russian officials with his own list. Several U.S. Senators and officials will be banned from visiting Russia, including Sen. Dick Durbin.
Mainstream US Media Is Lost in Ukraine
The U.S. mainstream news media is reaching a new professional low point as it covers the Ukraine crisis by brazenly touting Official Washington’s propaganda themes, blatantly ignoring contrary facts and leading the American public into another geopolitical blind alley
Crimea’s parliament declares independence, moves to make it real
The Crimean parliament on Monday declared the region independent of Ukraine, a first step toward the goal backed by 96% of voters during a weekend referendum: becoming part of Russia.
‘Anyone with sense of fairness should accept the choice of the Crimeans’
The referendum in Crimea was well-organized, there is nothing to be said against the vote as everything was up to international standards, Aymeric Chauprade, senior foreign affairs adviser for Marine Le Pen and observer at the Crimea referendum, told RT.
British army ‘blocked investigation into treatment of Iraqi prisoners’
Military police officer says she was stopped from examining claims UK troops killed unarmed fighters and mistreated others
If Spying on Senate is So Bad, Why is it OK For Them To Spy On Us?
The reaction of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to last week’s revelations that the CIA secretly searched Senate Intelligence Committee computers reveals much about what the elites in government think about the rest of us. “Spy on thee, but not on me!”