Showing posts from June 8, 2014

If there is one Russian region that has been hit hardest by Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea, it is Kaliningrad - 08/06/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

Biden Meets Moldovan, Georgian Leaders In Kyiv by (RFE/RL) Sunday June 8 th , 2014  at  10:36 AM Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 1 Share U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has met with Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti during his visit to Kyiv for the inauguration of new Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Ukraine president vows not to give up Crimea by Staff and agencies Sunday June 8 th , 2014  at  10:40 AM Russia | The Guardian 1 Share Petro Poroshenko uses inaugural address for pledge on Crimea and offer amnesty to separatists and nationalists The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, has used his inaugural address to stress that the country would not give up Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from it in March. In a combative speech on Saturday following his swearing-in, Poroshenko said: "Crimea was, is, and will be Ukrainian." He was greeted with a standing