Indian Press Bashes Chomper-in-Chief Obama for Chewing Gum at Republic Day Parade

Another stellar day in Obama foreign policy… The Indian press blasted American President Barack Obama for chewing gum at the Republic Day parade. President Obama is being knocked by local press for chewing gum today at the Republic Day parade in India. “In an ungainly sight, cameras caught US President Brack Obama chewing gum during the Republic Day parade on Monday. In the picture captured by cameras and posted on…

26.01.2015
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Denis Pushilin: Ukraine is trying to attract the United States to the negotiations

From the Ukrainian side there are proposals to turn the Minsk talks into Geneva format and to attract United States of America. The representative of the Donetsk People’s Republic in Minsk talks Denis Pushilin has reported about it today. “We saw what happened in Mariupol. It is another attempt to accuse the militiamen presenting them in a negative light. And today there are statements for turning the Minsk talks into…

26.01.2015
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Kiev demands to convene a meeting of the Ukraine – NATO Commission

Ukraine initiated the urgent convening of the Commission on NATO meeting because of the attacks in Mariupol. As the Deputy head of Ukraine mission to NATO for political Affairs, Mr. Egor Bozhok stated, the mission of Ukraine to NATO has activated the mechanism of crisis consultations with the Alliance in accordance to the Charter on a special partnership between Ukraine and NATO.

26.01.2015
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The European Union, Nationalism and the Crisis of Europe

Last week, I wrote about the crisis of Islamic radicalism and the problem of European nationalism. This week’s events give me the opportunity to address the question of European nationalism again, this time from the standpoint of the European Union and the European Central Bank, using a term that only an economist could invent: “quantitative easing.” European media has been flooded for the past week with leaks about the European…

23.01.2015
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Have the arm or leg shot off? No problem – get a memorable tag from American General

American General thanked crippled Ukrainian soldiers by giving them memorable tags. It was the commander-in-chief of the US Army in Europe General Ben Hodges. The American military, who arrived in Kyiv for providing consultations on methods of warfare, after visiting of the hospital said about the courage and talent of Ukrainian leaders and soldiers. “We were given an order to shoot at a certain point from the infantry combat vehicle,…

23.01.2015
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Lavrov and Kerry discussed the need for a ceasefire in Ukraine

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the U.S. State Secretary John Kerry on Tuesday held a telephone conversation at the initiative of the American side. “When discussing the Ukrainian perspective, the Minister underlined the need for a ceasefire and the start of the conflicting sides heavy weapons withdrawal from the contact line in accordance with the Minsk agreement,”…

21.01.2015
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