President Obama referred to Ukraine as a client state of Russia’s in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, eliciting criticism from some U.S. lawmakers and analysts who noted Kiev’s independence from Moscow and ongoing battle against Russian-backed separatists.
A destructive cyber attack on power companies in Ukraine last month was an unprecedented event that increases the threat to critical infrastructure around the world, experts say.
KIEV (Reuters) – On his most recent visit to Kiev, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden said he spends more time speaking to Ukrainian officials than to his own wife.
Some of Ukraine’s leading reformers find themselves under attack in the week since U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukraine’s elected leaders to move faster to enact anti-corruption legislation.
Russia could split NATO’s defenses by launching an offensive from the enclave of Kaliningrad near Poland, the commander of U.S. Army Europe warned this week.
The non-lethal military aid that the U.S. government has supplied to Ukraine is “secondhand stuff,” a Ukrainian special forces commander said recently.
Eastern European leaders are expressing concerns that Western officials will overlook Russia’s ongoing support to separatists in Ukraine amid efforts to partner with Moscow against the Islamic State terrorist group, Reuters reports.
Russia and its proxy forces have engaged in a systematic campaign in the last year to abuse religious minorities in Ukraine, according to a new report and accounts that have garnered scant attention in the Western press.
A Russian-made Buk missile downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to Dutch investigators probing the July 2014 crash over Ukraine.