EU Slams Russia’s Comparison of West’s Ukraine Policy to the Holocaust

The EU on Thursday denounced Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s claim that the West’s policy towards Russia over Ukraine resembled Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s planned ‘”Final Solution” for Europe’s Jews.  “Latest comments by Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov accusing ‘The West’ of seeking a ‘final solution’ for Russia are entirely misplaced, disrespectful and trample on the…

EU Parliament Calls for Special Tribunal to Punish Russian War Crimes in Ukraine

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution to establish a special international tribunal that will prosecute Russia’s political and military leadership and its allies for “the crime of aggression against Ukraine.” In a statement Thursday, European MEPs said the tribunal would fill a vacuum in international criminal justice and complement the investigative efforts of the…

Slain Negotiator Helped Ukraine Defend Kyiv From Russian Forces – WSJ

A slain Ukrainian banker with ties to Russia had provided crucial information on Russia’s imminent invasion that helped Ukraine’s military to resist Moscow’s assault on Kyiv, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Denys Kireyev, 45, was an informal member of Ukraine’s negotiating team with Russia when officers from Ukraine’s SBU domestic intelligence agency summoned him…

Russia Charges U.S. Citizen With Espionage

Russia’s domestic intelligence agency announced Thursday it has launched an espionage case against a U.S. citizen. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) alleged that the American national “collected intelligence information of a biological nature aimed against Russia’s security.”  The FSB did not identify the man by name. It also did not specify when the U.S. citizen was…