Tag: USA

Biden Calls On Ukraine To Press On With Reforms, Says Sanctions On Russia Must Remain Until Crimea Returned

January 16, 2017

The US Vice President said that Ukraine must work to defeat the “cancer of corruption.”

Trump Campaign Manager’s Dealings With Yanukovych Government Back Under Spotlight

August 17, 2016

Paul Manafort has been linked to payments of over $2 million to US lobbying firms via a non-profit organization acting as a front for the Party of Regions.

After The Failed Coup Erdogan Moves Toward Rapprochement With Moscow

July 25, 2016

At the end of last week, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is to visit the Kremlin at the beginning of August. This will be Erdoğan’s first face-to-face meeting with his Russian counterpart since September 2015. Relations between the two countries, which had been fraying over the course […]

US Officials Say Russia Preparing For Aleppo Offensive As Syria ‘Ceasefire’ Collapses

April 20, 2016

US officials have told the Wall Street Journal that Russian artillery units have been deployed near Aleppo as the ‘cessation of hostilities’ that came into partial effect in February collapses with major civilian casualties due to regime air strikes.

Russia Claims That US A-10s, Not Russian Jets Bombed Aleppo Yesterday

February 11, 2016

Live Updates: The Russian Ministry of Defence claims that American attack jets bombed Aleppo city yesterday and pre-emptively blamed Russia for destruction. These claims do not add up very well… The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

The World According To Moscow

January 29, 2016

The Power Vertical is hosted by RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore and is syndicated by The Interpreter. The international community should thank Russia for forcefully seizing Crimea. The United States seeks the dismemberment of Russia so it can take over its natural resources. And European leaders take their orders from Washington. These are just a few of […]