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Gorbachev Warns Of Major War In Europe Over Ukraine

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that tensions between Russia and European powers over the Ukraine crisis could result in a major conflict or even nuclear war, in an interview to appear in a German news magazine on Saturday.

Efforts Underway To Free Nigerian Students Kidnapped In Ukraine

AFRICANGLOBE - A Ukrainian official says negotiations are underway to free nine Nigerian students taken captive by separatists in the eastern city of Luhansk. Colonel Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council, told a news conference Wednesday that people with experience conducting negotiations were making contact with what he called "the terrorists."

Nigerian Students Kidnapped In Ukraine

AFRICANGLOBE - Nine Nigerian students have been kidnapped in the Ukrainian city of Lugansk, according to a statement by the representative of the National Security and Defence Council Information Centre, Andrey Lysenko. The statement added that the students are being held in a seized building of the SBU.

Chad Receiving MiG-29s

AFRICANGLOBE - Chad has acquired MiG-29 fighter jets from the Ukraine, with the first of three aircraft seen flying in Chadian colours. Chad has in recent years expanded its air force, and is currently receiving two C-27J Spartan transports from Alenia Aeronautica.

VIDEO: Africans In Lugansk, East Ukraine, Assaulted At Gunpoint

AFRICANGLOBE - Vigilantes in Lugansk, Ukraine, working under the separatist group, the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic, singled out and rounded up 20 African students in a café in Lugansk where there were also Ukrainians and other nationals. The vigilantes took the Africans away, what followed was public humiliation and terror.

Ukraine Unrest And Attacks On Black People

AFRICANGLOBE - The People of African Descent in Ukraine are passing through difficult times. The ongoing political unrest has brought about unexpected economic and other crises among most people living in the country.

Ukraine: The New Cold War Is Heating Up

AFRICANGLOBE - Some Western Europeans say, jokingly, that at least winter is almost over, and if “Putin shuts off the gas,” they will not have to be cold for long. But as the Ukrainian crisis amplifies, European laughter will be short lived.If the European Union had not been a doormat for Washington’s neocons to wipe their feet on, the crisis in Ukraine would not have been engineered.

BBC Now Admits: Armed Nazis Led “Revolution” In Ukraine

AFRICANGLOBE - A BBC Newsnight short titled, “Neo-Nazi threat in new Ukraine,” reveals xenophobic Jew-hating nationalists, armed and leading the mobs in Kiev, directly contradicting months of Western media narratives portraying the rabble as aspiring for “freedom,” “democracy,” and “closer ties with the West,” with the most absurd example being the “I am Ukrainian” propaganda reel.

Are We On The Brink Of Another Cold War?

AFRICANGLOBE - Haven't the Republicans, the neo-conservatives and the mainstream media been telling us all these years that America won the Cold War? They spoke too soon. From the residue of the old Soviet Union, a new nationalist, nuclear-armed, resource-rich Russia has risen to challenge Western claims of triumphalism. The new Cold War is upon us, and the American elites have no suggestions except to fight it again.

Ukraine Is ‘Biggest Crisis In Europe’ This Century

AFRICANGLOBE - The standoff between Ukraine and Russia is the "biggest crisis in Europe of the 21st century," British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Monday as Russia's foreign minister insisted that his nation's troops were needed in Crimea to protect Russian citizens.

Leaked Telephone Call On Ukraine Lays Bare American Gangsterism

AFRICANGLOBE - The US media has shown remarkably little interest in the tape of a telephone call between Victoria Nuland, the State Department’s top official on Europe and Eurasia, and the US ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, which was posted on YouTube and became the subject of international controversy beginning last Thursday.

Ukraine And The Rebirth Of Fascism In Europe

AFRICANGLOBE - The violence on the streets of Ukraine is far more than an expression of popular anger against a government. Instead, it is merely the latest example of the rise of the most insidious form of fascism that Europe has seen since the fall of the Third Reich.

Weapons From China, Ukraine and Sudan Fueling Conflict in South Sudan

Amnesty International on Thursday accused China, Sudan and Ukraine of allegedly supplying military weapons to both South Sudanese Armed Forces (SPLA) and opposition groups,...