Ukrainian/Russian Events Feed
Part 3 cont. from previous Tumbles
4/16/14 UPDATE: Ukrainian Oligarch Offers $10K for Each Captured Russian Invader, and $20K for Each Liberated. http://wp.me/p1BzuP-gQ
BREAKING: Shootout while Russians try to seize Ukrainian military unit In Mariupol.
4/16/14 UPDATE: UK Journo, Russia Expert: Ukraine May Be Powder Keg That Starts World War III.
Also… Defense Ministry confirms loss of 6 Ukraine armored vehicles to Russians.
Also… State Department Issues Ukraine Travel Warning.
Also… Ukrainian military facing off with pro-Russian forces.
Also… City-by-city guide to the spreading conflict.
4/16/14 UPDATE: NATO Bolsters Patrols in Response to Ukraine Tension.
4/15/14 UPDATE: “They must be warned that if they do not lay down their arms, they will be destroyed,” Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) General Vasyl Krutov told a group of reporters tracking the sudden tank movements.
4/15/14 UPDATE: UKRAINE HITS BACK: Gov’t forces launch operation against pro-Russian militia as Moscow warns against using force.
Also… Commandos deploy from helicopters.
Also… Kramatorsk airfield taken by Ukrainian army.
Also… Ukraine is on the brink of “civil war”, Russia warned Tuesday, after Kiev’s leaders ordered troops and tanks towards a flashpoint eastern city to push back a separatist surge supported by Moscow.
4/15/14 UPDATE: Ukrainian troops, helicopters gathering for ‘counter-terrorism operation’ against pro-russian militias.
4/14/14 UPDATE: Obama blasts Russia during “frank and direct” phone call with Putin.
Also… The US is considering arming Ukrainian forces.
Also… RUSSIAN FIGHTER JET BUZZES NAVY WARSHIP.
Also… US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announces signing of $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine.
Also… The armed Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine aren’t leaving any time soon — and that could lead to war.
LIVE FEED: Ukrainians pelting pro-Russian group w/ eggs, flour, milk, and have them surrounded.
4/12/14 UPDATE: Ukraine prepares armed response as city seized by pro-Russia forces.
Also… Armed men seize police station in eastern Ukraine.
4/11/14 UPDATE: Satellite photos of huge Russian military buildup near Ukraine.
4/10/14 EXCLUSIVE: Leaked UN report: activists and critics of Crimea’s secession were threatened, detained and tortured.
Also… Putin warns Russia may cut Ukraine gas.
Also… Russian Military Ready on Ukraine Border, NATO Says.
4/9/14 UPDATE: Ukraine vows to use force if pro-Russian protesters don’t leave occupied buildings.
4/8/14 UPDATE: Ukraine’s security service: Separatists have placed explosives in seized building in Luhansk; holding around 60 people.
MORE: In case of storming SSU building, Luhansk separatists & Putin’s tourists are threatening to use women as shields.
MORE: The armed Separatists took confession with a priest, said goodbye to families. They are ready for firefight.
4/8/14 UPDATE: Ukraine warns Russia: Don’t invade.
Also… Ukraine’s interior minister: Pro-Russia protesters driven out of Kharkiv.
Also… US warns Russia of more sanctions over ‘saboteurs’ in east Ukraine.
Also… It is clear Russian agents have been behind unrest in Eastern Ukraine in last 24 hours, Secretary Kerry says.
4/7/14 UPDATE: Kharkiv: Pro-Russian separatists burning tires & trying to throw them inside of RSA building.
MORE: Firetrucks still can’t get to the RSA building, police trying to put out fire themselves. Explosins and shots heard.
Live Feed http://t.co/hxiUaNNMT9
4/7/14 UPDATE: Russian soldier fatally shot a Ukrainian officer in Crimea, says Ukraine’s Defense Ministry.
Also… Pro-Ukraine activists forced to kneel and walk on their knees in Kharkiv.
Also… Abducted Ukrainian journalist found killed, believed to be tortured first.
Also… White House Says Russian Protesters Likely Paid.
4/6/14 UPDATE: Pro-Russia protesters storm regional government building in east Ukraine.
MORE: Ukraine Faces New Crisis as Pro-Russian Separatists Seize Buildings.
4/5/14 UPDATE: Ukraine foils coup attempt; 300 machine guns, antitank grenade launcher seized.
Also… Story of how a US couple slipped out of Crimea with last adopted girl before Russian takeover.
Also… Ukraine may sue Russia for gas price hike.
4/4/14 UPDATE: McDonald’s quits Crimea as fears of trade clash grow.
4/3/14 UPDATE: Ambassadors Discuss Invading Miami, California In Leaked Call.
Also… Russia raises Ukraine’s gas bill 80 percent in 3 days.
Also… Obama, Congress Meet on Ukraine.
UPDATE: Russian Envoy Mocks USA: ‘Stop Tantrums,’ ‘Do Yoga’.
Also… Obama has signed the Ukraine bills into law.
Also… Ukraine detains 12 riot police on suspicion of ‘mass murder’
Also… Russia demands that NATO explain military buildup in Eastern Europe.
4/2/14 UPDATE: NASA suspends all cooperation with Russia except for International Space Station.
4/1/14 UPDATE: Russia’s Gazprom turns up the heat by pumping up Ukraine’s gas price - in 60 seconds.
Also… Still no sign Russian troops are withdrawing from border, says Nato chief.
3/31/14 UPDATE: Russia’s Medvedev Visits Crimea.
Also… Sec Def Hagel said he cant confirm Russia has begun to re-deploy small number of troops (a battalion) from Ukraine border.
UPDATE: Vladimir Putin wants to reclaim Finland for Russia, former adviser says.
Also… Crimea springs forward by 2 hours, joins Moscow time zone.
3/31/14 UPDATE: Russia withdraws some troops from Ukraine border - a move welcomed as a “small signal” by Germany.
3 steps forward 2 steps back? ;)~
Also… Sec. of State Kerry’s talks with Russia’s Lavrov fail to ease Ukraine crisis.
3/30/14 UPDATE: Troop movement, ‘covert operation’ suggests Putin not finished in Ukraine.
Also… Putin says Crimea takeover shows Russian military prowess.
Also… The White House and Kremlin seemed to have different recollections of Obama-Putin call.
Also… Ukrainians prepare to defend themselves.
3/29/14 UPDATE: Secretary of State Kerry to meet with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Paris on Sunday to discuss Ukraine.
Also… Crimean Tatars’ want autonomy after Russia’s seizure of peninsula.
Also… Rotenbergs gets Crimean bridge contract.
Also… Meet the billionaire chocolate barron who wants to be Ukraine’s next president.
3/28/14 UPDATE: Russia threatened countries ahead of UN vote on Ukraine - envoys.
3/28/14 UPDATE: Putin Calls Obama to Discuss Ukraine, White House Says.
3/27/14 UPDATE: Russia now has 100,000 troops on its side of the Russia-Ukraine border.
Also… Ukrainian Jews slam Putin in full-page ad in New York Times.
Also… Crimea resolution backed by U.S. barely gets UN majority.
3/27/14 UPDATE: U.S. House & Senate passes legislation with loan guarantee and aid for Ukraine, sanctions over Russian incursion …sent to White House for sig.
3/27/14 UPDATE: US intel: More indications than ever Russia could invade Ukraine.
Also… A leaked Russian document developed by Moscow’s National Security Council and posted on a Ukrainian website Monday revealed that Russia plans to “integrate” all Russian-speaking regions of Ukraine, including the capital, Kiev.
Also… Buildup on border now includes tanks & troops. All troops are positioned for potential military action.
3/26/14 UPDATE: Russians intensify intelligence activities near Ukraine border.