Tag: John Kerry

Russia Indicates They Will Step Up Attacks On Aleppo Rebels As Offensive To Break Regime Siege Begins

October 28, 2016

Sergei Lavrov made it clear today that Russia intends to intensify strikes against rebel fighters in Aleppo, claiming that “terrorists” need to be “wiped out.”

AM Headlines: Putin and Kerry to Meet in Moscow; Parnas Co-Chair Beaten in Ulyanovsk

July 14, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to meet in Moscow today to discuss the wars in Syria and Ukraine. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is […]

Day 750: World Leaders Speak Out in Defense of Imprisoned Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko on Dry Hunger Strike

March 8, 2016

LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. READ OUR SPECIAL REPORT: An Invasion By Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine   39 Arrested at Action in Support of Savchenko in Moscow 2016-03-08 22:04:57 As we reported earlier, dozens of Muscovites were arrested today at pickets […]

After Flawed Ceasefire Agreement, Air Strikes Continue In Syria

February 12, 2016

Live Updates: The agreement reached last night in Munich offered delivered an immediate, nor a comprehensive ceasefire. On the morning after, Russian and regime forces continue to conduct air strikes on populated areas. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. The Kremlin’s Message Today — Forget Trying To Stop […]

US Allies Slam Obama’s Syria Policy, Fear Russia And Iran Taking Advantage Of Lack Of Resolve

February 10, 2016

Live Updates: Major US allies are slamming American foreign policy in Syria, with some even going as far to say that they have betrayed their allies, while Russia and Iran are taking full advantage of the situation The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. A Ceasefire In Syria? Don’t […]

Ukraine Live Day 449: Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed, One Wounded Over Last 24 Hours

May 12, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 67: Will Russia Change Course?

April 25, 2014

Last night, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, threatened further sanctions on Russia, apportioning full blame to them for the ongoing deterioration of the Ukrainian crisis. Warning of the economic damage that could be wrought by a Western response to Russia’s actions, Kerry said that: The window to change course is closing. If Russia […]

Betrayal of Ukraine in Geneva ‘Worse than Munich,’ Illarionov Says

April 18, 2014

Staunton, April 18 – What the US, the EU and Ukraine itself agreed to in Geneva is “worse than Munich” because Kyiv joined in giving international sanction to actions of the Russian aggressor and opening the way for the transformation of the internal arrangements of Ukraine regardless of what Ukrainians want, according to Andrey Illarionov […]