Poroshenko seeks US military aid to defend against Russia

Monday, September 22, 2014
SOURCE: WhiteHouse.gov

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeared before both houses of Congress last week to ask the United States for military aid to help Ukraine defend against Russia’s “aggression”.

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Transcript: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s speech to US Congress – Part 8

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Part 8. Partial transcript of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s speech before the US Congress on Sept. 18, 2014:

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Transcript: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s speech to US Congress – Part 7

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Part 7. Partial transcript of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s speech before the US Congress on Sept. 18, 2014:

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Transcript: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s speech to US Congress – Part 4

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Part 4. Partial transcript of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s speech before the US Congress on Sept. 18, 2014:

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Transcript: Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin’s remarks on the entry of Russian convoy into Ukraine – Aug. 22, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Partial transcript of press briefing remarks by Vitaly Churkin, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations, on the entry of Russian convoy into Ukraine on Aug. 22, 2014:

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Transcript: Deputy Ukrainian Ambassador Olesksandr Pavlichenko’s remarks on the unauthorized entry of Russian convoy into Ukraine – Aug. 22, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Partial transcript of press briefing remarks by Deputy Ukrainian Ambassador Olesksandr Pavlichenko on the unauthorized entry of Russian convoy into Ukraine on Aug. 22, 2014:

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Putin: “Crimea has always been an inseparable part of Russia”

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
SOURCE: kremlin.ru

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday signed a treaty to annex Crimea – a move that the United States and European Union stressed violates international law and Ukraine’s sovereignty. 

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Russian President Vladimir Putin formally recognizes Crimea as independent state

Monday, March 17, 2014
SOURCE: ITAR-TASS

Brushing off international pressure and sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin today formally recognized Crimea as an independent state. 

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Crimea moves to secede from Ukraine, U.S. & EU impose sanction against Russian officials

Monday, March 17, 2014
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Crimea declared that it will secede from Ukraine after a Russian-backed referendum on Sunday. Since February, Russia has mobilized thousands of troops to the strategic Black Sea peninsula,…

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Russia sends troops to Crimea, Ukraine on brink of war

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Russia mobilized troops to Crimea in southeastern Ukraine on Saturday, an “act of aggression” condemned by the interim government in Kyiv, the United States, the European Union, and…

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