Ukraine

09.03.2017

Gender issues in the Ukraine

By Milena Rampoldi and Denise Nanni for ProMosaik Interview with Tamara Martsenyuk of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union. Tamara Martsenyuk holds a PhD in Sociology and her research interest focuses on the social structure of society and, particularly, on gender relations. Tamara is a gender expert for… »

05.12.2016

Is Peace Possible? A Dialogue with Johan Galtung on Ukraine, Trump, Putin, Gandhi, and…

Is Peace Possible? A Dialogue with Johan Galtung on Ukraine, Trump, Putin, Gandhi, and…

By Dr. Gary Corseri “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” — From “The Sermon on the Mount” [Interviewer’s Note: A man who has published more than 150 books and 1500 articles on peace and related issues; the founder of the TRANSCEND… »

23.11.2015

Ukraine nuclear power plants ‘dangerously’ without power as towers feeding energy to Crimea blown up

Ukraine nuclear power plants ‘dangerously’ without power as towers feeding energy to Crimea blown up

In an eerie reminder of a possible nuclear catastrophe, a senior Ukrainian energy official revealed that the attack on transmission towers that cut off the delivery of electricity from Ukraine to Crimea also created an emergency situation at nuclear power plants. The apparent act of sabotage in Ukraine’s Kherson region… »

20.11.2015

Nuclear escalation: The Conflict over Ukraine

Nuclear escalation: The Conflict over Ukraine

New front-line of nuclear escalation in Europe The relationship between the US and Russia is at all-time low since end of Cold War, and tensions continue to escalate. The US and Russia are no longer negotiating any arms control agreements. The last one was New START in 2010. Communication between… »

17.09.2015

End the blockade of Donbass

End the blockade of Donbass

End the blockade of Donbass Humanitarian catastrophe in Ukraine [17.09.2015] IPPNW medical practitioners from 15 European countries appealed yesterday to Presidents Poroshenko and Putin, the European Parliament and the OSCE to help lift the blockade of Donbass and allow free access to humanitarian assistance for the population in the region. »

30.06.2015

New wildfire sends smoke billowing over Chernobyl exclusion zone

New wildfire sends smoke billowing over Chernobyl exclusion zone

A wall of smoke was seen rising over the exclusion zone around the crippled Chernobyl nuclear power plant on Tuesday as Ukrainian emergency services scrambled helicopters to extinguish a wildfire. Some 130 hectares of grassland is ablaze, emergency service officials say. “In the zone of exclusion and mandatory relocation near… »

22.06.2015

From a citizen of the USA to his fellows

From a citizen of the USA to his fellows

Obama has essentially replaced Kerry with Nuland to direct policy in Ukraine. Kerry’s 4 hour meeting with Putin in Sochi has been negated by Obama’s statements at the G7.  If the neocons have their way, war with Russia will result.  By Steven Starr, on abolition-caucus Thus the US continues to… »

17.06.2015

Ukraine and the Apocalyptic Risk of Propagandized Ignorance

Ukraine and the Apocalyptic Risk of Propagandized Ignorance

I’m not sure if there’s been a better written book published yet this year than Ukraine: Zbig’s Grand Chessboard and How the West Was Checkmated, but I’m confident there’s not been a more important one. With some 17,000 nuclear bombs in the world, the United States and Russia have about… »

17.05.2015

One year on from the Odessa massacre, is everything the same or are things worse in Ukraine?

One year on from the Odessa massacre, is everything the same or are things worse in Ukraine?

Oleg Yasinsky is a Ukrainian living in Chile for many years. From time to time he speaks to Pressenza about the situation in his homeland. Mariano Quiroga: Every time we talk, we promise that we’ll speak about more joyful things, that we’ll speak about more interesting processes happening in the… »

28.04.2015

Forest fires heading for Chernobyl nuclear plant – Ukraine Interior Ministry

Forest fires heading for Chernobyl nuclear plant – Ukraine Interior Ministry

The Ukrainian National Guard has been put on high alert due to worsening forest fires around the crippled Chernobyl nuclear power plant, according to Ukraine Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. “The forest fire situation around the Chernobyl power plant has worsened,” a statement on Avakov’s Facebook page says. “The forest fire… »

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