Multiple civilian casualties in Donetsk

Today was once again a bloody day for the remaining civilians in the conflict zone in east Ukraine, namely Donetsk. In reportedly several incidents of shelling taking place at a humanitarian aid center and a bus stop at least 12 civilians have been killed. The Ukrainian government and the separatists accuse each other of being responsible. … Continue reading Multiple civilian casualties in Donetsk

India to pick sides in Ukraine conflict

Today’s guest contribution from Hem Raj Jain deals with Obama’s latest visit in India and what it means for India’s position in the Ukraine conflict and its relationship to Russia. According to Jain, a common Russo-Indian state (described in previous articles) would be beneficial for both sides as he expects the realization of Novorossiya and a … Continue reading India to pick sides in Ukraine conflict

Russian military convoy moving towards Ukraine

As separatists are allegedly encircling several thousand Ukrainian soldiers at Debaltseve, a journalist from the Finnish news paper “Helsingin Sanomat” claims to have seen a convoy of unmarked military trucks on Russian side moving towards the Ukrainian border. According to him the convoy consisted of about ten trucks of which at least one was an … Continue reading Russian military convoy moving towards Ukraine

Finland’s nuclear deal with Rosatom endangered?

As the diplomatic tone between Russia and the West has reached a new level after the shelling of Mariupol which left at least 30 people dead, a new round of sanctions against Russia is being discussed among European politicians. Originally an ease of sanctions against Russia should have been discussed in March especially as representatives … Continue reading Finland’s nuclear deal with Rosatom endangered?

Russia should recognize Novorossiya

Many ways lead to Rome as a common saying goes. Regarding the escalating conflict in Eastern Ukraine which is demanding an increasing tribute of civilian life – as today in Mariupol – also many ways could lead to an end of this vicious circle of violence. Today’s guest contribution from Hem Raj Jain suggests that … Continue reading Russia should recognize Novorossiya