The Russians are coming! Fortunately, our founding fathers were wise

The Russians are coming! Fortunately, our founding fathers were wise

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Much too much is being made of the naming of Russian agents operating in the U.S. and their ostensible efforts to thwart our electoral process. There is a suspicion that part of the hullabaloo is an attempt to draw attention away from more important scandalous matters, including the […]

Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine, which continues to battle pro-Russian separatists in its eastern province. The move was supported by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a report by The Washington Post. Though Russia is […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine

Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A dangerous and potentially riveting political fault line stretches from Spain across Europe to Ukraine as smoldering separatist movements have gained new strength and standing. From Catalonia in Spain to the eastern regions of Ukraine with Corsica in between, the nationalist rift runs through the […]

U.S., Russia to continue dialogue after Trump’s hand forced by Congress on sanctions

U.S., Russia to continue dialogue after Trump’s hand forced by Congress on sanctions

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on August 6 that he believed his American counterpart was ready to continue dialogue with Russia on complex issues despite bilateral tensions and the imposition of fresh U.S. sanctions against Moscow. “We felt the readiness of our U.S. colleagues to […]

Colonel In Ukrainian military intelligence killed In Kyiv car bombing

Colonel In Ukrainian military intelligence killed In Kyiv car bombing

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A colonel in Ukraine’s armed forces has been killed in a car bombing in Kyiv that authorities are investigating as a “terrorist attack.” A Defense Ministry statement on the June 27 explosion identified the victim of the blast as Colonel Maksim Shapoval. Police said law enforcement […]

Lavrov meets with Tillerson ahead of White House meeting with Trump

Lavrov meets with Tillerson ahead of White House meeting with Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty WASHINGTON — Russia’s foreign minister has held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, discussing Syria, Ukraine, and other issues. Sergei Lavrov’s May 10 discussions with his American counterpart came just hours before the top Russian diplomat’s scheduled meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Tillerson […]

U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO

U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 The past, present and future policies of the United States on the Eastern European front came to a head days before the transition of power in the U.S. In his final foreign trip, Vice President Joe Biden visited Kyiv on Jan. 16 and urged the incoming Trump administration to […]

Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border

Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2016 Russia has amassed 40,000 troops along with a number of tanks, armored vehicles and air force units in staging areas near the Ukraine border, the Pentagon said. Additionally, “large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as […]

Turkey, Ukraine plan secret jihad to reclaim Crimea from Russia

Turkey, Ukraine plan secret jihad to reclaim Crimea from Russia

Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Turkey’s President Reçep Tayyip Erdoğan and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko by the end of June 2016 had embarked on a further escalation of their confrontation with Russia through the sponsorship of jihadism on the Crimean Peninsula. This campaign is […]