Two Ukrainian Attack Jets Reportedly Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area

Two Ukrainian Su-25 attack jets were reportedly shot down over a rebel-controlled area in Eastern Ukraine early today, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. The jets were returning from a mission near the town of Dmytrivka when they were struck by anti-aircraft missiles. » 7/23/14 10:31am Wednesday 10:31am

Pentagon Blames Russia For Separatist Support In MH17 Tragedy

At a Pentagon briefing held just moments ago about the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, Rear Admiral John Kirby said the U.S. believes Russia continues to support pro-Russian separatists with military equipment and financial support, and allows them to enter Ukraine freely. » 7/18/14 1:46pm 7/18/14 1:46pm

Could Russian Or Pro-Russian Forces Have Shot Down MH17?

In horrific news, Malaysia Air flight 17, a Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed after being shot down. People are suggesting it could have been shot down either by Russia's built-up air defense apparatus along its border with Ukraine or by pro-Russian separatists with a mobile radar-guided SAM… » 7/17/14 1:49pm 7/17/14 1:49pm

KAL 007: The Korea Airlines Flight Everyone Is Thinking About Today

The apparent missile shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine this morning will likely go down as one of the worst—and, if initial reports are true, most avoidable—disasters in air-travel history. But it's not unprecedented. A similar infamous incident happened 30 years ago, also involving Russian military… » 7/17/14 12:52pm 7/17/14 12:52pm

Here Are A Bunch Of Russian Tanks Straight-Up Driving Into Ukraine

As we've continued our coverage of the vehicles being sent in to fight the Ukrainian government and aid the glorious Russian soldiers of Novorossiya Ukrainian rebels, some commenters have cast doubt on that narrative. Today, that narrative was proven right. By the US government, of all people. » 6/13/14 6:01pm 6/13/14 6:01pm

'Anti-Gov't Militia' Does Donuts In Ukrainian APC, Because Of Course

The Glorious Soldiers of the Russian Federation "Anti-Government Ukrainian Militia" that took over Crimea in Ukraine has now moved onto its next target, which is basically all of eastern Ukraine. And, like most random "citizen militia," they've managed to get ahold of an armored personnel carrier to do donuts in. » 4/16/14 1:30pm 4/16/14 1:30pm

Ukraine Update #4: Are Russia And Ukraine Already At War?

Things are really heating up in Eastern Ukraine right now. After weeks of mounting chaos, and in some case violence, many government facilities in the region have been overrun by armed pro-Russian separatists. After days of looking for a way around military intervention, Kiev has launched a large military… » 4/16/14 10:47am 4/16/14 10:47am

Ukraine Update #3: Putin Adopts Dolphins, Tells Kiev To Pay Up

Fear and loathing in Kiev is about to enter its 7th week. Crimea is now "officially" a part of Russia, at least as far as Russia and what is claimed to be the vast majority of those living in Crimea are concerned. With this in mind, let's get caught up with what is going on in and around a region in crisis. » 4/05/14 5:47pm 4/05/14 5:47pm

Watch The Terrifying Attack On A Line Of Russia-Supporting Car Owners

The situation in Ukraine remains dicey. Loyalties which previously simmered under the surface are now coming to the forefront, and those loyalties are being tested. One line of cars waving Russian and Soviet flags came under attack from pro-Ukraine forces, and the point of view is frightening. » 3/24/14 4:30pm 3/24/14 4:30pm