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Russia’s Lavrov: U.S. ‘running show’ in Kiev

Russia’s Lavrov: U.S. ‘running show’ in Kiev

Russian foreign minister claims that the U.S. has “overwhelming influence” in the Ukraine

RAF Typhoon scrambled after two Russian planes stray into UK airspace

Deteriorating relations between Russia and the West see the return of an event reminiscent of the Cold War

Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say

Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say

Western experts admit that they didn’t see it coming. Russian forces have dramatically improved their combat capability in recent years — largely with Western help

US warns Russia over Ukraine as Moscow announces military exercises

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry voices “deep concern” over Russian defiance

US intentionally drove Ukraine to regime change – Russia’s envoy to UN

US intentionally drove Ukraine to regime change – Russia’s envoy to UN

Russia’s UN envoy accuses the U.S. of being behind ‘regime change’ in Ukraine

Victoria Nuland: "Let them eat cookies". Click to enlarge

Nuland Says US Spent $5Bln to Back Democracy in Ukraine

Top U.S. diplomat Victoria Nuland has admitted that the U.S. has spent $5 billion promoting “democracy” in the Ukraine

What Motivates Putin?

Is Putin’s apparent opposition to the New World Order part of the plan, as has been suggested? Or does he have his own agenda?

Ukraine, Kramatorsk. Click to enlarge

State Department cites photo ‘evidence’ purportedly showing Russian troops in Ukraine

If only they had been as assiduous with 9/11 evidence or Saddam’s WMD. As it is we can only ask? Wouldn’t the U.S. do the same if Russia were encroaching on its territory?

Russian troops pictured on manoeuvres in the West of the country during the current crisis in Kiev

Tactical advantage: Russian military shows off impressive new gear

Military experts agree: the Russian army is no longer the moribund behemoth that it was at the end of the Cold War. Under Putin it has been transformed into a well-equipped, modern fighting force

Putin’s annual Q&A session 2014 (FULL VIDEO)

Illustrating the hypocrisy of Western ‘democracy’ and its controlled media: President Putin appeared on LIVE TV for NEARLY 4 HOURS to answer questions from ordinary Russians via phone, text and email. Would Western leaders do the same?

Pentagon: US to Send Non-Lethal Aid to Ukraine

The same sort of “non-lethal aid” that the U.S. provided to opposition groups in Syria?

Pro Russian Ukrainians help a wounded comrade at the National Guard base in Mariupol, Thursday night. Click to enlarge

Ukrainian Forces Kill 3 Pro-Russian Demonstrators

An interim government spokesman says Ukrainian forces killed 3 pro-Russian militants and wounded 13 more during overnight clashes in the eastern city of Mariupol

Obama Raises Spectre Of War With Russia

For the first time in decades an American president has raised the prospect of war with Russia. Is this the “change” he promised in his presidential campaign?

Washington Drives The World To War

Instead of admitting that its plan for grabbing Ukraine has gone amiss, Washington is unable to admit a mistake and, therefore, is pushing the crisis to more dangerous levels

Residents in Slaviansk bring flowers to place them on armoured personnel carrier

Ukrainian soldiers surrender armoured personnel carriers to pro-Russian separatists

In a huge loss of face for the government in Kiev, the “anti-terrorist” operation to seize back territory from pro-Russian activists has ground to halt

CIA director in Kiev searching for missing mercenaries

CIA director in Kiev searching for missing mercenaries

After initial White House denials its been revealed that CIA Director John Brennan was in Kiev; seeking information about 20 missing mercenaries who had been in the pay of Greystone Ltd, formerly Blackwater

US considers arming Ukraine forces

US considers arming Ukraine forces

Which would be tantamount to pouring inflammable fuel on a fire

‘Provocative’ Russian jet buzzes US ship in Black Sea: Pentagon

‘Provocative’ Russian jet buzzes US ship in Black Sea: Pentagon

Last week Russian spokesman said the USS Donald Cook’s deployment was seen as part of a systematic NATO build-up. Over the weekend Russian Su-24s repeatedly buzzed the vessel

Russia says Ukraine on brink of civil war

Ukrainian government troops and armoured personnel carriers nearing pro-Russian hotspots in eastern Ukraine

White House confirms, downplays CIA chief visit to Kiev

The White House warned Russia on Monday that it would pay for its intervention in Ukraine, even as it admitted that CIA chief John Brennan was in Kiev over the weekend