U.S. Congressmen went to Ukraine to talk up arms

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has met with a U.S. House of Representatives delegation headed by Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services William Thornberry.Yatseniuk discussed American support for reforms in Ukraine with the congressmen, the Cabinet’s press service reported on Tuesday. The press service also said that they paid particular attention to reinforcing energy security. March 30, the delegation of the U.S. Congressmen headed by Republican William Thornberry, Chairman…

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Video:US hands over armored military vehicles to Poroshenko

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko passes by U.S. armored Humvees in Boryspol Airport, Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The first ten U.S. armored Humvees for the Ukrainian army have arrived in Ukraine on a U.S. military cargo aircraft on Wednesday, while U.S. aid for Ukraine’s army will include 30 heavily armored Humvees and 200 other regular Humvees, as well as small drones, radios, counter-mortar radars and other equipment. The United…

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Italian Volunteers Who Fight for Donbass Rebels

A popular Italian TV program Le Iene has interviewed several Italians fighting in Donbass on the rebel side Andrea Palmieri (left) says is fighting for his ideals and to prevent WWIII Andrea Palmieri was helping defend a position near the hills. In a house next to it, a woman was looking at her PC. She was laughing out loud like a little girl. Andrea wondered if the woman was crazy. No, she was watching her children’s favorite cartoon, they told him….

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Ukraine Conflict Stalls Indian AF Upgrades

NEW DELHI — India will need to explore fresh options, including direct purchase, to shore up its air transport fleet as the Ukraine conflict has stymied the upgrade of its AN-32 aircraft, an Indian Air Force official said. The last five of 40 AN-32 aircraft being upgraded in Ukraine have become “untraceable,” the official said, and the local upgrade of the remaining 64 AN-32s has halted as Ukraine engineers departed…

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Map and Overview of Ukrainians Displaced by War

The toll of the war in East Ukraine and economic disruption presented in another way. Every 25th Ukraine resident has been forced to leave their home Most stay close to home in East Ukraine or flee to Russia According to official data as reported to the UN, 600,000 Ukrainian refugees are seeking legal status in Russia; 80,000 in Belarus; and 40,000 in Poland. 1,150,000 are internally displaced on the territory controlled…

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Ukraine – In the Grip of Propaganda

In a dysfunctional and stagnant Ukraine, one sector nonetheless works extremely well – the lying oligarch-controlled media. The overthrow of Yanukovich was its greatest triumph yet Ukrainian army recruitment poster. War propaganda still inundates the country. One day, when the cacophony of lies drowning out the truth of what has happened in Ukraine since the violent Maidan power grab last year is silenced, the entire episode will furnish rich material for social…

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Video: Czech Republic: ‘Tanks? No Thanks!’ – Anti-NATO activists protest US military convoy

 Do not appreciate militarism Not all goes according to plan in NATO operation intended to show the appreciation of Eastern Europeans for US Army presence   US Army’s  ‘Dragoon Ride’ met with an unforeseen hiccup this Saturday. The army’s road trip across Eastern Europe was designed to showcase the popularity of the United States in “New Europe”. Instead it ended up showcasing that even in this part of Europe support for Washington…

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Chinese Troops to Take Part in Victory Day Parade in Moscow

On Red Square come May 9th Chinese servicemen will take part in the Victory Day parade in Moscow’s Red Square, a spokesman for the Chinese Defense Ministry said on Thursday. “China will send guards of honor to participate in the military parade in Moscow on May 9,” – the spokesman said. Chinese leader Xi Jinping is expected to attend the Moscow celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the victory in…

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Finally! Donetsk Rebels to Start Own Pension Fund, Pay Retirees Abandoned by Kiev

This is huge news. The rebel Donbass republics are finally going to start their own pension fund, and pay the pensions for Donbass retirees abandoned by Ukrainian government Suffered too much   From April this year, the Donetsk People’s Republic will begin the regular payment of pensions in Russian rubles.  This is the result of a decree issued by the head of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Aleksandr Zakharchenko, according to the…

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It Begins: Kolomoisky Calls for New Maidan

The oligarch and former governor asked Ukrainians to take to the streets on March 28 Now calling for the overthrow of Poroshenko Kolomoisky said that many recent statements attributed to him are fake.  The authenticity of this report is currently verified. Apologies for nipping on ahead. The claim of Kolomoisky to the citizents of Dnepropetrovsk: “Enough lies! We demand the truth from the government. The truth about the real state of the economy…

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