• Russia warns Denmark its warships could become nuclear targets

    Russia has told Denmark that if it joins Nato’s missile defence shield, its navy will be a legitimate target for a Russian nuclear attack....
  • Costs to Crimea: 1 year after Russia’s occupation!

    This is an article according to the United States Government Point of View. It doesn’t necessarily represent or reflect the independent editorial policy of ‘THE Frontliner — One year ago, on March 16, Russia orchestrated an illegal referendum in Crimea that violated the Ukrainian constitution and was condemned by the international...
  • Military analysis of what Russia really wants reveals nuclear dangers

    Vladimir Putin is willing to take enormous risks to ensure access to the sea. Reuters Opinion columnist Commodore Philip Thicknesse explains why that is putting the whole world in danger......
  • Why Ukraine shouldn’t be offered NATO membership

    Is offering Ukraine membership to NATO worth provoking an already-angry Russia? Reuters Opinion columnist Andrei Tsygankov explains why it's not....
  • Crimea 'theft' accusation sparks Russian threats at UN

    Russia and the US exchanged threats on Wednesday at a tense UN Security Council meeting over the Ukraine crisis, with Moscow’s envoy threatening that US “insults” will jeopardise Moscow’s willingness to cooperate on other diplomatic matters. It was the council’s eighth meeting in less than three weeks on the...
  • In Crimea, more journalists report attacks

    New York, March 18, 2014–At least six journalists have been assaulted, detained, or obstructed from reporting in the southern Ukrainian autonomous republic of Crimea in the past two days, according to news reports. The climate of press freedom in the region has continued to erode following a referendum on...
  • Crimea: Disappeared Man Found Killed

    Crimean authorities should urgently conduct a thorough investigation into the enforced disappearance and subsequent killing of Reshat Ametov, a Crimean Tatar from the Simferopol region, and bring the perpetrators to justice. (Simferopol) – Ametov’s relatives told Human Rights Watch that he was last seen during a protest on March 3,...
  • Ukraine Crisis: Russia recognizes Crimea as an independent state

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree, which recognizes Crimea as a sovereign and independent state. The Kremlin said the order took effect immediate. The move by Putin is seen as a first step towards integrating Crimea into the Russian Federation after Sunday’s overwhelming ‘Yes’ vote in the peninsula to...
  • Ukraine crisis: Crimea holds secession referendum

    Crimea is voting on whether to rejoin Russia or stay with Ukraine but with more autonomy. The referendum has been condemned as “illegal” by Kiev and the West but is backed by Moscow. Since the fall of Ukraine’s pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, Russian troops have in effect taken control of the...

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