Did someone forget to brief President Obama and tell him that the constitutional government of Ukraine was overthrown? Because Obama just completed a press conference where he claimed Crimea could not vote to join the Russian Federation because it violated Ukraine’s “Constitution.”
|By: DSWright Thursday March 6, 2014 11:45 am|
|By: DSWright Monday March 3, 2014 6:56 am|
Funny things happen when you foment an uprising. After factions in Western Ukraine overthrew the Russian backed government, Russia has responded by invading parts of Eastern Ukraine, specifically the Crimea, which is dominated by Russian speakers and those friendly to Russian influence. The invasion sparked a rhetorical threat from President Obama that there would be “consequences” for Russia though he never made exactly clear what that meant as numerous observers questioned what Obama even could do.
|By: DSWright Thursday February 6, 2014 12:53 pm|
The Kiev Post reports on an alleged conversation between U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland. Nuland is quoted as saying “Fuck the Eu” on the recording.
|By: Siun Sunday April 22, 2012 6:00 pm|
Bahrain arrests foreign journalists attempting to cover civil rights demonstrations following F1 race. Ten women also being held for holding photo of AlKhawaja at F1 race, one beaten severely.