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    Here’s How to Make Sense of the Violence in Western Ukraine
    Jul15

    Here’s How to Make Sense of the Violence in Western Ukraine

    Ukraine made headlines again when a nationalist group and police in the western city of Mukachevo exchanged gunfire that killed three on June 11. A group of 21 armed members of Right Sector seized a sports complex owned by Member of Parliament Mikhail Lanyo and reportedly beat and shot one of his employees in the process. …read more Source:...

    The Kerch ‘Curse’: Russian Occupation Makes Crimea an Island
    Jul15

    The Kerch ‘Curse’: Russian Occupation Makes Crimea an Island

    By its illegal occupation of Crimea, Moscow has transformed that Ukrainian peninsula into an island, the second non-contiguous part of the Russian Federation and one that is already giving the Russian government and the Russian economy serious problems—as Kaliningrad long has (Ekho Moskvy, July 10). Like Kaliningrad, Crimea can be reached by land...

    President Poroshenko, Governor Saakashvili Assess Situation in Odesa (Part Two)
    Jul15

    President Poroshenko, Governor Saakashvili Assess Situation in Odesa (Part Two)

    *To read Part One, please click here. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has entrusted Georgia’s former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, with jolting Odesa province from backwardness into modernity, and to try this amidst a war. This unprecedented reform experiment has turned Odesa into a pivotal province of Ukraine. In Ukraine’s...

    ‘EU Periphery Countries Taking Brunt of US/EU Interventionist Policies in Ukraine’
    Jul15

    ‘EU Periphery Countries Taking Brunt of US/EU Interventionist Policies in Ukraine’

    The EU and the US are the ones who created the chaos in Ukraine, said Daniel McAdams, of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. The countries on the EU periphery like Hungary have to take on the burden receiving thousands of refugees, he added. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has called for a crackdown on paramilitary units...

    Greek Agreement and Iranian Deal Leave Russia Disappointed and Irrelevant
    Jul15

    Greek Agreement and Iranian Deal Leave Russia Disappointed and Irrelevant

    It was a rare coincidence in world politics that two pivotal and protracted negotiation processes—the European Union’s talks with Greece on managing its debt, and the “P5+1” talks on managing the Iranian nuclear program—both culminated in crucial agreements at the start of this week (July 13–14). Russia was a party (albeit not a very active...

    Greek Crisis ‘Diverts Attention’ from Kyiv
    Jul14

    Greek Crisis ‘Diverts Attention’ from Kyiv

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister: Unlike Greece, Ukraine is embracing reforms The Greek financial crisis has diverted global attention away from Ukraine, but it also “sheds a positive light” on the Kyiv government’s achievements, Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius said in a July 14 interview.”Greece is...

    Will Putin prefer Obama’s successor?
    Jul14

    Will Putin prefer Obama’s successor?

    By all appearances, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin don’t care much for each other. Putin reportedly has concluded he cannot work with Obama and will wait for a new U.S. president in 2017. Looking at the field of candidates, that would seem a major miscalculation — a miscalculation that Putin has made...

    Ukraine Leader Attacks Greek ‘Disaster’
    Jul14

    Ukraine Leader Attacks Greek ‘Disaster’

    July 14, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine’s Right Sector Challenges Poroshenko After Police Standoff
    Jul14

    Ukraine’s Right Sector Challenges Poroshenko After Police Standoff

    July 14, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    American, EU Brass Urge Macedonian Compromise, Russian Troops Accused of Desertion
    Jul14

    American, EU Brass Urge Macedonian Compromise, Russian Troops Accused of Desertion

    Plus, a gun battle underlines Kyiv’s weakness in the face of organized crime, and Georgia accuses Russia of seizing territory atop a trans-Caucasus oil pipeline. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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