10 hrs ago
MICEX Down Again, How Vulnerable Is Russia To Western Sanctions?
The Russian MICEX index was down 1.9% by 10.30AM Eastern time, following the previous two days of decline.
Trending on the Topix Network
Wed Mar 12, 2014
In Ukraine's east, some beg for return of Russian rule
Pro Russian Crimean's stand by a statue of Lenin as Simferopol prepares for the March 16 Kremlin-backed referendum on whether Crimea should secede and seek to join Russia on March 11, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Huffington Post
ISS Calling Russia: Friend or Foe?
I guess I've always been a little bit cynical -- not much, mind you, but enough to cause me to look at the current happenings between Russia and Ukraine with a slightly jaundiced eye.
Is the New Ukrainian Government Legal?
A number of international organizations are in the process of studying the legal aspects of the situation in and around Ukraine from the point of view of international law.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Local Ukrainian-Americans express faith, hope and worry
Unrest and uncertainty in Ukraine are highlighting sharp divisions between the Russian Federation and the U.S. government - each accusing the other of meddling and escalating tensions.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Obama Comes Out Against Self-Determination
The White House Fool has repeatedly declared erroneously and foolishly that it is "against international law" for Crimea to exercise self-determination.
[Marc Champion] Putin isn't crazy, he's KGB
On the road to Sevastopol, Russian flags and a Russian Orthodox cross adorn a checkpoint manned by Crimea's pro-Russian civilian defense force.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Who Is Provoking the Unrest in Ukraine? A Debate on Role of Russia, United States in Regional Crisis
Russia is vowing to keep its troops in the Ukrainian region of Crimea in what has become Moscow's biggest confrontation with the West since the Cold War.
U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Remarks at a UN Security Council Stakeout on Ukraine
Ambassador Power : Good afternoon, everybody. We have just received a very disturbing briefing from Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson on the situation in Ukraine and the unacceptable treatment of Special Envoy Serry in Crimea.
Real Clear Politics
Welcome to Cold War II
The recent developments have effectively put an end to the interregnum of partnership and cooperation between the West and Russia that generally prevailed in the quarter-century after the Cold War.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Is hacked phone call of Ukraine sniper attacks evidence of exopolitics conflict?
A hacked phone call between the Estonian Foreign Minister and EU Foreign Affairs chief, Catherine Ashton, reveals that snipers responsible for the death of protesters were not from the deposed Ukrainian government .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
China Digital Times
Is Russia Exaggerating China's Support In Ukraine?
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in a phone call noted "broadly coinciding points of view of Russia and China over the situation", the Russian foreign ministry said.
The Road From Baghdad to Crimea
Pro-Western demonstrators sit after being overpowered by pro-Russia demonstrators after clashes at the local administration building in the northeastern city of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Vetoing a Controversial Bill
This is a RUSH transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," February 28, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Send the Sixth Fleet to Ukraine? To Do What?
Members of the Wall Street Journal editorial board want the U.S. to "deploy ships from the Europe-based Sixth Fleet into the Black Sea, and send the newly commissioned George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier to the eastern Mediterranean."
Eurasia Analyst Thoburn: Struggle for Crimea Is Far From Over
As Russia's military strengthens its grip on Crimea, demanding that Ukrainian forces clear out, there are mixed loyalties among the population itself, a factor that could help determine the outcome, says Hannah Thoburn, Eurasia analyst for the non-profit Foreign Policy Initiative.
Is the U.S. at war with Russia under the Budapest diplomatic Memorandum?
Please note this diary was republished from earlier today at readers request giving the serious subject matter of the diary! Most diaries and articles out there try to tell us what to think about the crisis in the Ukraine.
WXII 12 Winston-Salem
More concern about situation between Russia and Ukraine
THIS MORNING... WORLD LEADERS ARE GETTING aMORE CONCERNED THAT RUSSIA MAY TRY TO EXPAND CONTROL OVER PARTS OF UKRAINE.
International Business Times
Ukraine Gears Up For War: Is the Country Really On the Brink Of Disaster?
A woman places a candle during a demonstration of solidarity with Ukrainian people in front of the Ukraine embassy in Warsaw February 19, 2014.