Military chief says Ukraine needs new base in Azov Sea to counter Russian threat

Military chief says Ukraine needs new base in Azov Sea to counter Russian threat

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2018 Ukraine plans to build a military base in the Azov Sea to counter an increasing threat from Russia, the head of Ukraine’s armed forces said. Viktor Muzhenko, Chief of the General Staff, told Reuters on Oct. 1 that Russia is building up its military presence on Ukraine’s borders and […]

U.S. objects as Putin drives truck opening bridge to ‘occupied Crimea’

U.S. objects as Putin drives truck opening bridge to ‘occupied Crimea’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2018 The United States has condemned Moscow’s opening of the Kerch Strait Bridge between Russia and Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin drove an orange Kamaz truck across the bridge as he opened the road to car traffic on May 15. “In different historical epochs, even under the tsar priests, people […]

Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort includes Manafort’s ties to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. It turns out Mueller himself had met with the pro-Russia Yanukovych in 2013. Mueller also was director of the FBI when the Obama administration sold 20 percent of […]

Manafort lawyers seek dismissal of charges they say predate 2016 campaign, don’t involve Russia

Manafort lawyers seek dismissal of charges they say predate 2016 campaign, don’t involve Russia

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Paul Manafort, former campaign chief of U.S. President Donald Trump. U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman asked a judge on March 14 to dismiss criminal charges he faces related to his foreign lobbying work on behalf of Ukraine’s former pro-Russia president. In a series of […]

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 […]