The S-400 deployment should be seen as part of Russia’s military-diplomacy. Russia is selling the S-400 abroad and it has already signed contracts in Turkey, China and India.
The Russian strategy in the Black Sea and in Syria is to show it sticks by its word and national interests and will use military power if necessary.
Law enforcement officials said they were treating the incident, in which many of the victims were teenage pupils, as a terrorist attack.
Volodymyr Groysman speaks about the rising antisemitism, the conflict with Russia and the growing ties with Europe: “We are supported by the entire international community”.
Pompeo: “The United States reaffirms as policy its refusal to recognize the Kremlin’s claims of sovereignty over territory seized by force in contravention of international law.”
The story of the Krymchak Jewish community in Crimea is especially pertinent to the present story unfolding in Europe, as we remember their genocide at the hands of the Nazis 77 years ago.
Russia has the West’s attention because of “collusion” – but not bloodshed and violence.
On an official visit, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said his country's relationship will only continue to improve.
Nationalists accused of complicity in the murder of Ukrainian Jews have received honors from state authorities for their fight against Russia.
Of the 3,100 Russian-speaking Birthright participants who visited Israel this summer, 800 were Ukrainian and 1,800 were Russian.