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      George Soros on Ukraine: Europe Is Sleeping Through Its Decisive Fight
      Nov01

      George Soros on Ukraine: Europe Is Sleeping Through Its Decisive Fight

      Billionaire investment magnate and pro-democracy philanthropist George Soros has sounded what he says is a wake-up call to Europe (and to the United States) over a failure to see that it is “facing a challenge from Russia to its very existence.” You can read here his full 3,200-word essay for the New York Review of Books, or take in his main...

      A Night in War-Shattered Lugansk: Russian Soldiers Share Vodka with Western Journalists
      Nov01

      A Night in War-Shattered Lugansk: Russian Soldiers Share Vodka with Western Journalists

      ‘You Didn’t See Us Here,’ Officer Admonishes, as Moscow Keeps Military Options in Ukraine As Ukrainians elect a parliament this weekend, new evidence pops up of Russia’s military role in their country: Western journalists this week found destroyed Russian tanks in Donetsk—and very live (if somewhat drunk) Russian soldiers happy...

      Ukraine Gas Deal May Show That the West’s Sanctions on Russia Are Working
      Nov01

      Ukraine Gas Deal May Show That the West’s Sanctions on Russia Are Working

      The gas supply deal signed in Brussels yesterday among Russia, Ukraine and the European Union “is perhaps the clearest indication yet that sanctions imposed on Russia are working in terms of changing Russia’s behavior,” writes Timothy Ash, an economist who directs emerging markets strategy at Standard Bank in London. …read more...

      Russian-Backed ‘People’s Republics’ in Ukraine Prepare Elections for Sunday
      Nov01

      Russian-Backed ‘People’s Republics’ in Ukraine Prepare Elections for Sunday

      Donetsk, Lugansk Vote for ‘Parliaments’ Violates Truce and Raises Risks, Say Analysts The Russian-backed, miniature, “people’s republics” declared in southeastern Ukraine are preparing to elect parliaments and heads of state on Sunday, a step backed by Moscow to consolidate their self-declared statehood. Those elections promise to...

      Ukraine’s “European” Parliament
      Nov01

      Ukraine’s “European” Parliament

      The pro-European result of Ukraine’s parliamentary election paves the way for structural reforms, but it does not point toward a resolution of the conflict with Russia. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal – Another Last-Minute Special
      Oct31

      Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal – Another Last-Minute Special

      For the fifth time in eight and a half years, Russia and Ukraine signed another gas deal, literally at the eleventh hour, late evening on October 30 in Brussels. This time negotiations were conducted under the mediation of the European Union (EU) with six months of back and forth discussions, during which Russia ceased supplying gas to Ukraine...

      Ukraine News Roundup | October 31
      Oct31

      Ukraine News Roundup | October 31

      In Russian, Historians Join Kremlin’s Campaign to Label Ukraine ‘Nazi’ via Time Kyivans Rally for Reconstruction of Cinema Torched Amid Screening of LGBT Film via Kyiv Post Photo Essay: Chasing Vote Fraud and Dodging Attack in a Ukrainian Village via Quartz Video, Maps: The Brutal ‘Cease-Fire War’ Over Donetsk’s Airport...

      Ukraine’s Election Delivers a New Generation of Leadership
      Oct31

      Ukraine’s Election Delivers a New Generation of Leadership

      In an exclusive interview, newly elected member of the Ukrainian Parliament, Hanna Hopko, shares her thoughts on post-election voter expectations and the challenges she and her party faces. Her party, the Samopomich (“Self-Reliance”) Party, polled at less than 5% before the election. But after the votes were counted, Samopomich is the third...

      Moscow’s stance on the election in Ukraine
      Oct30

      Moscow’s stance on the election in Ukraine

      2014-10-29Agata Wierzbowska-MiazgaThe results of the election in Ukraine are not good for Moscow. The outcome is the price Russia needs to pay for its policy towards Ukraine. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern...

      The Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s stance on the revolution and war
      Oct30

      The Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s stance on the revolution and war

      2014-10-30Tadeusz A. OlszańskiWe may expect the UOC to continue avoiding taking a clear stance on the present conflict. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern...

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