US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday (24 August) stressed Washington’s commitment to helping Ukraine’s military, and said sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow reversed its policy on Ukraine.
The Ukrainian Navy plans to open a NATO doctrine and tactical center before the end of this year, the Navy’s deputy chief of staff for Euro-Atlantic integration, said on Thursday.
Someone once memorably stated ‘those who ignore history’s mistakes are doomed to repeat them’ and he was right.
I did another interview with Don Grahn, we covered abroad range of topics that, at first glance may not seem related, but as I explained, most certainly are.
SF has obtained exclusive photos of the contract between the Ukrainian state-run company Spetstechnoexport and the American company AirTronic USA on delivery of lethal weapons to Ukraine.
The head of the People’s Republic of Donetsk, Alexander Zakharchenko, announced the decision of the People’s Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk (two breakaway territories in the Donbass, Ukraine) to create a new state – Malorossiya (translates as Smaller Russia).
“Putin has become a symbol of national sovereignty in its battle with globalism. That turns out to be the big battle of our times. As our last election shows, that’s true even here.”
Jim W. Dean – Personally I don’t consider Ukraine to even be a real country, simply because it imports foreigners and gives them instant citizenship to fill major government positions. Only a cartoon-comic book country would do such a thing.
The Russian Ministry of Defense has released a unique archive of documents detailing the atrocities and horrifying cruelty perpetrated by the Nazis during their occupation of the city of Kherson, Ukraine during World War II.
President Trump is preparing to reverse the Obama-era policy banning the sale of advanced guided missiles to Saudi Arabia.
Jim W. Dean – The worm seems to be turning in US-Ukraine relations, with this story on major cutbacks in US financial support, but with a caveat. There is no mention of any military cutbacks, just in “reform” and economic aid.
There is much more to this Pravda story than meets the eye. Savchenko was held prisoner in Russia for some time as a Ukrainian pilot accused of war crimes.
Jim W. Dean – This is quite an unusual blow to Ukraine, as we are told this was Russian sabotage, of course; but incompetence on safety measures certainly is always on the table in Ukraine.
Ukrainian military expert Oleg Zhdanov, in his interview with Observer magazine made a statement that shocked not only Russian military officials, but their counterparts in many other countries. Ukraine’s military analyst stated that Russia was “incapable of waging a full-scale war with Ukraine.” Moreover, Mr. Zhdanov said that Russia would be able to withstand the […]
A truce between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine will come into force on Feb. 20, Moscow and Kiev said, though some separatists were already labelling it unfeasible.
Self-Determination? Trump Asks for Return of Crimea, Will the US Acknowledge the Far-Right Operating in Ukraine, Post-Coup?
By Ann Diener With all of the fears surrounding Russia and espionage of Russia, are we blowing this whole issue out of proportion to ignore the real elephant in the room, fascism and a Far-Right agenda operating in Ukraine and elsewhere? Today “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government […]
Jim W. Dean – These Kiev assassinations are being done to provoke the Donbass Republics into launching an offensive. That they will not do, wisely preferring to save the lives of their soldiers and military strength.
…from SouthFront Media coverage of the recent escalation in the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine has once again shown that mainstream media provides a slanted view on the military situation in the region. It is especially interesting to observe how various mainstream outlets and so-called “NGOs” blamed militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) for […]
John Bolton cannot abide by international law because he wouldn’t be able to vomit perpetual wars in the Middle East anymore.
Jim W. Dean – The US Intelligence and defense communities are greatly concerned over things like Trump using his young 35 year old son-in-law and one of his sons, totally inexperienced in geopolitical affairs, for engaging in backdoor Trump family private diplomacy.
Jim W. Dean – The dump trucks of lies continue to unload on the American people, who as an additional humiliation are forced to pay for the delivery. Having a female UN ambassador as the driver seems to be in vogue as a softer way to do it.
Newly appointed US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley makes a statement upon her arrival at UN headquarters in New York City on January 27, 2017. The new US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has strongly condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine even as the administration of US President Donald Trump seeks […]
Editor’s note: Trump or at least Tillerson, now confirmed as Secretary of State, should have announced something. This attack clearly violates the Minsk accords. This is one area where we hoped Trump would be pro-active, rather than penning executive orders tearing down America’s already shredded constitution. Give him today and if nothing comes out of […]
So far [12:00 CET], 85 fighters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and pro-Kiev paramilitary groups have been killed and 315 others wounded in clashes with forces of the Donetk People’s Republic (DPR), according to information obtained by SF. ..from SouthFront The military conflict has dramatically escalated in the region of Donbass in eastern Ukraine. On […]
Jim W. Dean – If Trump wants to tear down Obama’s legacy, this is a safe place to start, by refusing to let the hoodlums of Kiev keep stealing the support money that has flowed into Ukraine, which they felt was easy pickings in the New Cold War.
“Teva and its subsidiaries paid millions of dollars in bribes to government officials in various countries, and intentionally failed to implement a system of internal controls that would prevent bribery.”
There have been an assortment of truces and ceasefires in the Ukrainian conflict, yet there has never been a complete ad total cessation of hostilities; both sides, in particular the Kiev junta’s forces, have kept up a steady low intensity firefight all along the front, with several hot spots in places like Yasyuvata and Zaitsevo.
Carter Page, a businessman who advised Donald Trump on foreign policy matters during his presidential campaign, has arrived in Moscow to discuss strengthening business ties and normalizing relations between Russia and the United States. Page, who arrived in Moscow on Thursday, said he would be in the city until December 13 to meet with “business […]
The Ukrainian Army has continued its provocations on the contact line in Donbass, shelling several cities and villages on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).
Jim W. Dean – I knew Motorola would be trashed in the media as a follow on to the assassination plot, the CIA and Kiev wanting to paint a picture of itself just killing terrorists to make the world safer.