World War 3?

Kiev: Military operation in Ukraine southeast to go on despite Geneva agreement

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

RT.com April 18, 2014 Despite calls for a peaceful dialogue in the document on Ukraine adopted in Geneva, the coup-imposed Ukrainian Foreign Minister said it will not affect the “anti-terrorist” operation in the East of the country and the troops will remain there. Soon after the Geneva document, adopted at a four-side meeting between... »

More “De-escalation” – NATO Sends Five Warships To Baltic Sea

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/17/2014 The latest development out of NATO, which was already largely expected, must be part of the just announced elaborate de-escalation scheme. From VOA: “NATO members are sending navy ships to the Baltic Sea to increase the security of the alliance’s eastern European allies in response to the Ukraine crisis.... »

US to Putin: This could get ugly

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

Presstv.ir Thursday Apr 17, 2014 CIA Director John Brennan’s recent secret visit to Ukraine carried a warning from US President Barack Obama to Russian President Vladimir Putin about possible future confrontation between the two former Cold War rivals, an analyst says. Leslie H. Gelb wrote in a column in the Daily Beast that the... »

Obama and NATO Escalate the Anti-Russian Campaign over the Ukraine

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

Patrick Martin RINF.com Apr. 17, 2014 In separate statements in the US and Europe, President Obama and NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen ratcheted up the threats by US and European imperialism against Russia. Their statements came on the eve of four-party talks set for Thursday in Geneva, with the US, the European Union and... »

So Much For The De-escalation? Kiev Says Military Operation In East Ukraine To Continue

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/17/2014 Everyone knows that the half-life of these pointless diplomatic summits aimed at “de-escalating” geopolitical tensions is measured in days if not hours… But minutes? Moments ago from RT, and literally minutes after the final Geneva “agreement” was blasted, we get this: “Kiev says Military operation in Ukraine southeast to... »

Ukraine’s Turchynov trying to provoke war between NATO and Russia – foreign policy analyst

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

Voiceofrussia.com 17 April 2014 Although Russia repeatedly warned Kiev that military actions in the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine would lead to a full-blown civil war, Turchynov tends to turn a deaf ear to Moscow’s admonishments. The self-proclaimed president of Ukraine is trying to inveigle Russia and NATO into fierce infighting over Ukraine. It’s the... »

Putin Says Russia Will Respond To NATO Moves, Accuses Kiev Of Plunging Ukraine Into “Abyss”

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/17/2014 It didn’t take long for Putin to respond to the latest news from the west that NATO was about to boost its military presence in proximity to Russia. Specifically he said that Putin does not see a reason to fear NATO which was to be expected. But the even... »

NATO To Boost Air, Warship Presence Around Russia; Netherlands May Deploy F-16s To Ukraine

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/16/2014 If there is was one way to assure a certain escalation in Ukraine hostilities beyond what has already happened, it is for NATO to do precisely what Russia warned it should not do: build up its presence in the surrounding countries. Which is why we find it somewhat puzzling... »

“Pro-Russian Separatists” Attack Ukraine Soldiers With Guns, Molotov Cocktails, Local TV Station Reports

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/16/2014 Having been on the receiving end of Ukraine special forces for the past 48 hours, it appears the “pro-Russian separatists” have decided to fight back. PRO-RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS ATTACK UKRAINE SOLDIERS: HROMADSKE PRO-RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS ATTACK UKRAINE MILITARY BASE: HROMADSKE SEPARATISTS USE GUNS, MOLOTOV COCKTAILS IN MARIUPOL: HROMADSKE SEPARATISTS ATTACK SOLDIERS... »

NATO Bolsters Defenses Against Russia With Air, Sea Patrols

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

By James G. Neuger Bloomberg.com Apr 16, 2014 NATO bolstered the defense of frontline member states in eastern Europe, recommitting to its original mission of fending off Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin’s menace to Ukraine. The U.S.-led alliance will upgrade contingency plans, hold more military drills in eastern Europe and step... »