Price of Liberty

A display of the nature of the American geopolitical machine. This blog is a collection of posts and news articles predominantly focusing on the West's setting sun. Check out the link portal below or scroll through the infinite multitude of posts. View my tag cloud. Some of these posts are apolitical and personal in nature.

Today in Ukraine, 5/27/14

  • Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Danylo Lubkivsky has said Kiev is considering withdrawing from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the UNIAN news agency reported Tuesday.
  • At least 40 people, including two civilians, have been killed in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk following a day of heavy fighting, in which the government forces used combat jets and helicopter gunships to reclaim the regional airport.

  • The head of the Donetsk People’s Republic’s interim government has asked for Moscow’s assistance and said the region is switching to Russian law.
  • An EU summit in Brussels focused on aiding Ukraine’s economy and helping President-elect Petro Poroshenko stabilize the country, which has been rocked by pro-Russian insurgencies in the south and east. Russia has said it will respect the vote and has pulled some of its troops from Ukraine’s border.