This week, the United States Board on Geographic Names followed suit, following a decade-long push by the Ukrainian government to popularize the Ukrainian spelling.
The Russian president is already testing Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskyi. In fact, Putin's latest decree can be seen as pseudo-legal preparation for military moves.
Arron Banks’ Leave.EU campaign team met with Russian embassy officials as many as 11 times in the run-up to the EU referendum and in the two months beyond, documents seen by the Observer suggest – seven more times than Banks has admitted. The same documents suggest the Russian embassy extended a further four invitations to Brexit’s biggest funder, but it is not known if they were accepted.
Dolaszewo, Poland—In less than 72 hours, U.S. special operations forces transformed a nondescript reserve base at this village in the bucolic Polish countryside into the headquarters of a simulated, special operations war to liberate NATO’s three Baltic countries from a land invasion.
The Ukrainian and Russian military-industrial complexes are engaged in a fierce competition for India’s arms market. India, which represents 12 percent of global arms purchases, is critical for both countries, and their rivalry will only intensify.
My article about Ukraine’s new electricity tariffs aroused quite a few interesting comments, which deserve responses. Since these comments are private and many from people in high positions, I shall not mention their names. The arguments circle around pricing, ownership, privatization, investment, and taxation.
For young Russian dissenters monitoring the election, Putin's landslide victory is as demoralizing as it was predictable.
Commanding General of United States Army Europe Ben Hodges told Censor.NET in an exclusive interview about the threat of Russian invasion, U.S. strategy of aiding Ukraine, capabilities of the Ukrainian Army, and three priorities of military reform in Ukraine on the pattern of the U.S. Army.
As of early July 2014, the situation of Russian mercenaries in the Donbas was catastrophic. In Sloviansk, the most efficient detachments had been stuck. Proper supply from the Russian Federation could not be established since all major highways had been blocked by Ukrainian troops. The delivery was possible only by roundabout routes.
Three years into the Russian aggression, Ukraine has experienced every Kremlin method and technique there is.
Trump’s approach to Russia is “a travesty” and has “raised more questions about our leadership than at any time since the 1920s."
The new book The Gates of Europe details the enduring conflict for territory and identity between Russia and Ukraine.
A year ago, the Ukrainian army stationed at the far border with Russia, near Chervonopartyzansk, Dovzhanske, and Diakove conducted one of the first most desperate moves which proved that the Ukrainian army would fight and not give up.
Moscow’s endgame is to embed Russian territories back into Ukraine as a Trojan horse. And it is desperate to cut a deal to secure this result.
The New York Times' Andrew E. Kramer reports from the Russian border town of Golovinka, life of which changed significantly since thousands of Russian soldiers have started arriving for "drills."
Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has launched an improbable, but nonetheless outrageous investigation into legality of the independence of the three Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).
Butt to butt offensive between ‘Zenit’ and ‘Zozo’ strongpoints; four tanks, two infantry fighting vehicles, infantry. For masking purposes, one of the tanks had a Ukrainian flag on it. This can only be seen in some Russian movies by Bondarchuk. Chain of submachine gunners follows, and more personnel gets out from the infantry combat vehicle.
Strongpoint at 307.5 has been created by tankmen from the 17th tank brigade. The position was named ‘Valera’ after commander of the tank company which was the first to arrive to the high point. They were later joined by detachments of anti-tank guided missiles and tripod-mounted man-portable anti-tank guns from the fire support company of our battalion. We arrived on Oct. 12, 2014 – the 3rd platoon of the 1st company of mountain infantry battalion of the 128th brigade, commanded by Captain Slota A.T.