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Ukraine Crisis

US Won’t Commit to NATO Membership for Ukraine | Voice of America – www.voanews.com

From www.voanews.com Excerpt: WASHINGTON – The United States reaffirmed its commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity Tuesday but stopped short of publicly backing Kyiv’s call for a quicker path to membership in NATO.  “We’ve long been discussing that aspiration with Ukraine,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters when asked about Ukraine’s latest […]…

On the line of separation in eastern Ukraine – www.reuters.com

From www.reuters.com Excerpt: Local resident Roman, 48, is seen at the ruins of his house destroyed during a military conflict between militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and the Ukrainian armed forces, in Donetsk, Ukraine March 31, 2021. REUTERS/Alexander…more … 2021-04-06 14:26:00…

Canada Imposes New Sanctions on Russian and Ukrainian Entities and Officials | Bennett Jones LLP – www.jdsupra.com

From www.jdsupra.com Excerpt: On March 24, 2021, Canada imposed new economic sanctions against nine Russian government officials (“listed person(s)”) implicated in what the Government of Canada believes were “gross and systematic” violations of human rights. These sanctions reflect concern by the Government of Canada in respect of actions Canada believes were taken by Russian government […]…

Russia Stages Mass Military Drills as Ukraine Tensions Climb – www.bloomberg.com

From www.bloomberg.com Excerpt: Russian servicemen take part in military exercises in the Astrakhan region of Southern Russia in 2020. Photographer: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images Photographer: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images Russia announced the start of mass military drills, ratcheting up tensions with neighboring Ukraine amid Western concerns about the risk of renewed fighting. … 2021-04-06 11:43:34…

Weekly Update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 6 April 2021 – Ukraine – reliefweb.int

From reliefweb.int Excerpt: SUMMARY Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Russian Federation. The Observer Mission (OM) continues to operate 24/7 at both Border Crossing Points (BCPs). The overall number of border crossings by persons slightly increased at both BCPs compared to the previous week. OPERATIONAL REMARKS The OM is currently operating with 22 permanent international Mission members, including the Chief […]…