Obama 'Prepared to Work With' Russia, Iran

Obama 'Prepared to Work With' Russia, Iran

US President Barack Obama pledges to work 'with any nation' to solve Ukraine, Syria conflicts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2015, 7:28 PM
172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 10:22 PM
Ukraine Fears 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Ukraine Fears 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Renewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.Tova Dvorin, 6/5/2015, 9:54 AM
Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Moscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2015, 10:03 PM
IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

Emergency funds to bolster security, supplies to Jews caught in the line of fire between Kiev, pro-Russian rebels.Nissan Tzur, 2/9/2015, 8:47 PM
Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

US Secretary of State to meet with Netanyahu, Russian FM over 'window of opportunity' to solve regional conflicts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2014, 7:45 AM
Ukrainian Jews: France, UK Much Worse for Jews

Ukrainian Jews: France, UK Much Worse for Jews

Ukrainian Jewish leaders claim anti-Semitism is much worse in France and even UK, suggest Russia playing it up as a political ploy.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 8:08 PM
Ukrainian Jewish Philanthropist Shot Dead

Ukrainian Jewish Philanthropist Shot Dead

Garik Zylberbord was killed in Donetsk while trying to stop pro-Russian rebels from robbing his neighbor’s home.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/4/2014, 7:18 PM
Malaysian Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Border

Malaysian Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Border

Foul play or terrorism? Stakes skyrocket in Moscow-Kiev conflict after 295 people die in apparent terror attack.Tova Dvorin, 7/17/2014, 9:54 PM
Verbal Violence Between Russia, Ukraine Escalates

Verbal Violence Between Russia, Ukraine Escalates

Russian adviser insults Ukraine as trade deal with EU looms; violence continues as refugee crisis balloons out of control.Tova Dvorin, 6/27/2014, 10:28 AM
Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Danny Danon issues fierce condemnation of UN 'hypocrisy' after Israel repeatedly condemned over search for kidnapped teens.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 3:13 PM
Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding'

Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding'

Ukraine, Russia end peace talks and resolve to end fighting in the volatile east - as battles continue to rage in Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 6/10/2014, 8:28 AM
Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

President Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2014, 3:03 PM
Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's Donetsk

Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's Donetsk

Donetsk separatists declare they are 'ready to defend' the region against local pro-Ukrainian militias, creating a multiple-front conflict.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2014, 11:46 AM
Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Both sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2014, 8:58 AM
Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Election

Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Election

Ukrainian chocolate baron Petro Poroshenko wins 56% of the vote in election, vows to bring peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2014, 1:13 AM
Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Vladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2014, 9:45 PM
Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists

Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists

Tapes surface claiming Jewish regional governor has placed a bounty on a major pro-Russian separatist leader, hired hit men for fire attack.Yedidia Ben-Or and Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2014, 10:02 AM
Ukraine and Us

Ukraine and Us

Ukrainian anti-Semitism is a continuation of the legacy of Europe's persecution and hatred of the Jews, but Ukraine is a country with a prominent place in that hatred.Rabbi Berel Wein, 5/16/2014, 12:19 PM
Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine goes to the polls over the possibility of secession. But does it even matter?Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2014, 7:00 PM
Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'Tova Dvorin, 5/9/2014, 12:22 PM
Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand Down

Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand Down

Vladimir Putin, in surprising about-face, calls back troops, urges pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine to postpone referendum.Tova Dvorin, 5/7/2014, 9:11 PM
Wounded Ukrainian Mayor on the Mend

Wounded Ukrainian Mayor on the Mend

Gennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 3:59 PM
Germany Says Ukraine is Close to War

Germany Says Ukraine is Close to War

Berlin advises its citizens to leave Ukraine's troubled east and south, citing increasing tension and risks.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/6/2014, 1:13 PM
Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 Die

Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 Die

Bomb attack in Odessa kills 42 Ukrainians Friday, plunging region deeper into crisis. Is unrest turning into a civil war?Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2014, 7:54 AM
Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Gennady Kernes on the mend as investigation into attack continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2014, 1:44 PM
Neo-Nazis March in Lvov to Honor Ukrainian SS

Neo-Nazis March in Lvov to Honor Ukrainian SS

March for the Waffen, 14th volunteer division of the SS, irks local authorities. Is Neo-Nazism in Ukraine becoming endemic?Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2014, 9:41 AM
Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Acting president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2014, 4:04 PM
Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2014, 4:17 PM
'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

Rhetoric between Moscow, Kiev escalates, as Russia accuses Ukraine of war crimes and Ukraine accuses Russia of war-mongering.Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2014, 1:20 PM
Kerry Threatens Russia with More Sanctions

Kerry Threatens Russia with More Sanctions

Secretary of State says further Russian action in Ukraine will be an "expensive mistake."Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2014, 5:16 AM
Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Ukraine vows more 'counter-terrorism' operations in Donetsk after mutilated bodies found; US pledges support, warns Russia.Tova Dvorin, 4/23/2014, 1:15 PM
FM Wants to Bring Peace to Russia, Ukraine

FM Wants to Bring Peace to Russia, Ukraine

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman to meet with new Ukrainian PM, but refuses to take sides; urges reconciliation between Moscow, Kiev.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2014, 3:31 PM
Moscow Accuses Kiev of  Breaking Geneva Accords

Moscow Accuses Kiev of Breaking Geneva Accords

Russian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of allowing 'extremists' to orchestrate events in Donetsk.Tova Dvorin, 4/21/2014, 9:41 PM
Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Pro-Russian protestors clash again in Ukraine, amidst claims that military operations against separatists are temporarily suspended.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2014, 11:48 AM
Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to 'register' are a hoax, Ukrainian PM vows to 'bring perpetrators to justice.'Uzi Baruch, 4/20/2014, 7:09 AM
Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Pro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 3:07 PM
Ousted Ukrainian President Blames Unrest on CIA

Ousted Ukrainian President Blames Unrest on CIA

Viktor Yanukovych says the CIA is behind the new Ukrainian government's decision to deploy armed forces.Elad Benari, 4/14/2014, 5:30 AM
Ukraine Launches Deadly 'Anti-Terrorism' Operation

Ukraine Launches Deadly 'Anti-Terrorism' Operation

After armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2014, 12:50 PM
Russia's Jittery Neighbors Call for NATO Support

Russia's Jittery Neighbors Call for NATO Support

Move comes as Foreign Minister calls on Russia to end 'provocative actions' after gunmen seize more buildings in eastern Ukraine.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2014, 8:31 PM
Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern Ukraine

Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian Interior Minister insists that standoffs in three provinces over secession will end in 48 hours - by any means necessary.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 7:11 PM
Ukraine Retakes Building from Demonstrators

Ukraine Retakes Building from Demonstrators

Ukrainian special forces move against pro-Russian demonstrators occupying a government building in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2014, 1:45 AM
Another Ukrainian Province Demands Independence

Another Ukrainian Province Demands Independence

Pro-Russian demonstrators storm government buildings in Donetsk, sparking fears of another annexation.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2014, 4:32 PM
Galloway: Israel Engineered the Unrest in Ukraine

Galloway: Israel Engineered the Unrest in Ukraine

British MP George Galloway claims "the Zionists" sent gunmen to Ukraine to get local Jews to move to "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/3/2014, 6:15 AM
Yanukovych: Referendums in Every District

Yanukovych: Referendums in Every District

Ousted President Viktor Yanukovych calls for vote in every district 'for Russia or for Ukraine.'Tova Dvorin, 3/28/2014, 3:07 PM
West Grants Ukraine $14-18 Billion Bailout

West Grants Ukraine $14-18 Billion Bailout

Lifeline stretched for Ukraine after Crimea annexation as West offers big money. But is it enough to stabilize the embattled country?Tova Dvorin, 3/28/2014, 8:17 AM
Ukrainian Jewish Leader to Run for President

Ukrainian Jewish Leader to Run for President

Vadim Rabinovich, president of the All-Ukrainian Jewish Congress, says he will run for president in May 25 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2014, 6:15 AM
US Senator Compares Vladimir Putin, Adolf Hitler

US Senator Compares Vladimir Putin, Adolf Hitler

John McCain calls Crimea 'captive nation,' accuses Russian president of lying about further takeovers.Tova Dvorin , 3/23/2014, 4:48 PM
Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea

Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea

Military takeover sparks media furor, just 24 hours after Russia annexes the peninsula. Are more takeovers to follow?Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2014, 10:37 PM
Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Crimea Annexation

Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Crimea Annexation

Kiev digs trenches, allots billions to defense fund, recruits volunteers as Russia moves to annex Crimea.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 12:16 PM
Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing Crimea

Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing Crimea

Russian president thumbs his nose at EU, US sanctions; bill still needs constitutional, parliamentary approval to annex.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2014, 10:21 AM
Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign Crimea

Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign Crimea

Referendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2014, 10:42 PM
Ukraine Prime Minister Vows to Protect Jews

Ukraine Prime Minister Vows to Protect Jews

Arseniy Yatsenyuk promises Ukraine's rabbi to beef up security at Jewish institutions.Gil Ronen, 3/17/2014, 4:50 PM
EU Sanctions on 21 Ukrainian, Russian Officials

EU Sanctions on 21 Ukrainian, Russian Officials

Travel bans, asset freezes imposed after Crimean referendum endorsed joining the Russian Federation.Gil Ronen, 3/17/2014, 3:28 PM
Obama: We Won't Recognize Crimea Referendum

Obama: We Won't Recognize Crimea Referendum

Obama warns Putin that the results of the referendum in Crimea will never be recognized, hints at possible sanctions.Elad Benari, 3/17/2014, 4:14 AM
Crimea Heats Up Ahead of Referendum Vote

Crimea Heats Up Ahead of Referendum Vote

Artillery, propoganda, and rumors pour into Crimea, hours before a crucial vote to decide its Ukrainian or Russian nationality.Tova Dvorin, 3/16/2014, 8:14 AM
Ukraine and Us

Ukraine and Us

Like many other countries, ours included, Ukraine has the bad fortune of having to live in a very bad neighborhood. Still Ukraine holds a very prominent place in the sad and unreasonable story of the oppression of the Jews.Rabbi Berel Wein, 3/14/2014, 2:34 PM