Section: Analysis & Opinion

      NATO Secretary General statement on the attack on Mariupol
      Jan24

      NATO Secretary General statement on the attack on Mariupol

      Fighting in eastern Ukraine has sharply escalated, with indications of a large-scale offensive by Russian-backed separatists at multiple locations in the Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts as well as against the city of Mariupol. This is in utter disregard of the ceasefire. The shelling of residential areas in the city of Mariupol from...

      What exactly is in bill H.R.5859: Ukraine won’t have the Major non-NATO ally status
      Dec15

      What exactly is in bill H.R.5859: Ukraine won’t have the Major non-NATO ally status

      On Thursday 11, 2014 the United States Senate passed the bill H.R.5859 “Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014”. The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited the USA in September. On that day the bill was approved by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and agreed upon for over two-and-a-half months. The final edition of the bill H.R.5859...

      Dmitry Tymchuk: Concerning the Parliamentary Commission on Ilovaisk
      Dec11

      Dmitry Tymchuk: Concerning the Parliamentary Commission on Ilovaisk

      The very first meeting of the Verkhovna Rada‘s [Ukrainian Parliamentary] Committee on National Security and Defense (of which I am a member) ruled to resume the work of the temporary parliamentary commission of inquiry into the tragic events that led to the death and capture of soldiers of the volunteer battalions and the Armed Forces of Ukraine...

      Let the Opposition Block Concern Themselves with Giraffe Husbandry
      Dec01

      Let the Opposition Block Concern Themselves with Giraffe Husbandry

      The “Opposition Block” is aspiring to head 3 committees in the [Verkhovna] Rada – the parliamentary procedure committee, the committee in the issues of freedom of speech, and the committee on the issues of culture and spirituality. The idea of them heading the parliamentary procedure committee raises a lot of questions; the committee for culture...

      10 facts about Russian propaganda
      Nov27

      10 facts about Russian propaganda

      There is a lot of fake information about Ukraine and Ukrainian events, especially in Russian Mass Media. All these false photos, videos, articles, interviews are made on order of Russian Government and are the part of information war against Ukraine. These are the 10 the most defamation facts of Russian propaganda with proofed links and video: 1....

      What is opinion of G20 members towards Ukraine?
      Nov25

      What is opinion of G20 members towards Ukraine?

      Held on November 15-16, 2014, the IX G20 summit gathers 19 world’s most advanced economies and Russia, whose oil and gas-based economy is collapsing due to their aggressive actions in Ukraine. All members of the G20 have already expressed strong support to Ukraine and condemned Russia’s unwillingness to end the conflict. Infographics by Ukraine...

      Dmitry Tymchuk: A few words on the situation in the ATO zone
      Nov18

      Dmitry Tymchuk: A few words on the situation in the ATO zone

      Over the past few days, we observed the completion of the formation of enemy strike tactical groups in Donbas (strike [groups] in particular–their composition, place of deployment and character of conducted activities do not suggest that the Russian-terrorist troops are preparing for a defense), at the moment they are practically ready for an...

      Anti-terrorist operation in Eastern Ukraine and the Chechen War: Infographics
      Nov17

      Anti-terrorist operation in Eastern Ukraine and the Chechen War: Infographics

      Comparison of Anti-terrorist operation in Eastern Ukraine and the Chechen War View infographics in full...

      Russian Ruble Collapse. Infographic
      Nov08

      Russian Ruble Collapse. Infographic

      At the end of October 2014 Russia faced the unprecedented devaluation of the ruble View infographic in full size The main reasons for the fall of the Russian ruble: Falling oil prices in the world US and EU sector-wide economic sanctions and personal sanctions Outflow of investors and capital – up to 100 billion for 2014 For 1 day Russian...

      “Elections have met democratic standard” – Ukrainian World Congress Observers
      Oct27

      “Elections have met democratic standard” – Ukrainian World Congress Observers

      The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), in conjunction with the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, provided more than 330 elections observers for Ukraine’s early October 26 parliamentary elections. The organization observed the elections through the monitoring of polling stations, as well as meeting with NGO representatives, the Central...