No Sanctions Relief for Russia

The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure on Russia on Tuesday, unveiling sanctions on more than three dozen additional individuals and organizations that have participated in the country’s incursion in Ukraine. The Treasury Department made the announcement on the same day that President Trump hosted his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro O. Poroshenko, at the White House to…

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Will 2017 Be a Fatal Year for Ukraine?

017 could be the last year of existence of the state of Ukraine – such an opinion was shared with “Russian Spring” by Alexander Yushchenko, a Russian State Duma deputy from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation. “The Ukrainian government’s patrons are now leaving the White House, and this totally destroys the whole picture…

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3rd Russian Black Sea Fleet Missile Ship Heads to Syria

The Kalibr cruise missile-equipped Serpukhov and Zeleny Dol corvettes are planned to join the Russian Navy’s permanent task force as part of an off-shore maritime zone rotation in the Mediterranean. “The third Black Sea Fleet small missile ship, the Mirazh (Project 1234), has left Sevastopol for the Mediterranean Sea,” a source in the Crimean security…

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