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Dutch Government media strategy for EU-Ukraine referendum leaked

By Anneke DE LAAF (Netherlands)

Saturday, February 20, 2016

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Dutch Government media strategy for EU-Ukraine referendum leaked

This April 6th the Netherlands will hold a (non-binding) referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (EUAA), as the result of a petition to the government signed by 427,939 voters. Until the results of the referendum are known, the EUAA cannot be ratified by the Dutch government and therefore cannot officially go into effect. The Dutch […]

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Euromaidan unmasked: Europe shocked by the bitter truth on Ukraine

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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Euromaidan unmasked: Europe shocked by the bitter truth on Ukraine

The hard-hitting documentary by Paul Moreira “Ukraine, les masques de la révolution” [Ukraine: Masks of the Revolution], released on Monday night by Canal+, created a turmoil both in Ukraine and France well before the premiere. On Sunday the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reported in Facebook that their Ambassador in France had sent an outraged letter to […]

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The “Snipers’ Massacre” on the Maidan in Ukraine

By Ivan KATCHANOVSKI (Canada)

Friday, September 11, 2015

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The “Snipers’ Massacre” on the Maidan in Ukraine

ORIENTAL REVIEW publishes a research paper recently presented by Prof. Ivan Katchanovski from Ottawa University at the Annual Meeting of American Political Science Association in San Francisco, September 3-6, 2015. The massacre of almost 50 Maidan protesters on February 20, 2014 was a turning point in Ukrainian politics and a tipping point in the conflict […]

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How the Pentagon plans to defeat Eurasia and roll out Robotic Warfare (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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How the Pentagon plans to defeat Eurasia and roll out Robotic Warfare (I)

Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work expounded upon the US’ military strategy in Eurasia during a speech at the Army War College Strategy Conference on 8 April, revealing critical insight into the Pentagon’s formal approach to forthcoming conflicts. Work’s words should be read in full by any strategist endeavoring to understand the imperatives that guide […]

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Ukraine’s Collapsing Economy

By Anthony T. SALVIA (USA)

Saturday, October 4, 2014

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Ukraine’s Collapsing Economy

With the ceasefire now in its fourth week, Ukraine commentators are shifting their attention from the military state of affairs to the economic. If the battlefield is largely quiescent, the same cannot be said for the economy, which is in a tailspin. Leading member of the Ukrainian socialist movement Borot’ba (Struggle) and harsh critic of […]

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Can a Peaceful Outcome Be Salvaged in Ukraine?

By Alexander CLACKSON (UK)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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Can a Peaceful Outcome Be Salvaged in Ukraine?

On 4th August, the world marked 100 years since World War I, a conflict that resulted in 16 million deaths and was in many ways a prerequisite for Word War II. A century later, a new conflict is brewing, this time between Russia and Western countries, with Ukraine being the hotspot of military activity. Ever […]

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The Slow-Motion Collapse of the Ukrainian State and the Rada’s Capitulation

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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The Slow-Motion Collapse of the Ukrainian State and the Rada’s Capitulation

Acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk recently announced his resignation from the government amidst parliamentary infighting in the Rada, supposedly over none of the factions wanting to take the fall for the upcoming suicidal IMF stipulations. (His desire to leave off the hook ahead of the coming economic and social collapse of Ukraine has apparently […]

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A Tale of Two Elections: Syria, Ukraine, and the West’s Double Take on Democracy

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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A Tale of Two Elections: Syria, Ukraine, and the West’s Double Take on Democracy

Ukraine and Syria are both going to the polls in less than two weeks, but the election that is legitimate (Syria) is painted as a fraud by the West, and the actual fraudulent election (Ukraine) is promoted as legitimate. Comparing both of these cases back-to-back most strongly illustrates the hypocrisy behind the West’s position. By […]

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White Book on violations of human rights and the rule of law in Ukraine

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Monday, May 5, 2014

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White Book on violations of human rights and the rule of law in Ukraine

Today the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a White Book on violations of human rights and the rule of law in Ukraine since November 2013. The book is divided into six chapters: Violations of Human rights; Interference by the European Union and the United States; Weapons and violent methods used by the protesters; […]

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Will Ukraine have any borders by 2015?

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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Will Ukraine have any borders by 2015?

Earlier this month Ukraine border service officials “significantly restricted” entry of adult males from Russia. Unsurprisingly, this human rights violation went almost unnoticed by international HR organizations. Ghetto-style segregation in the 21th century is a sad reality on a territory of chaos and violence, formerly known as Ukrainian Republic. According to the Ukrainian State Border […]

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US policy in Eurasia: Full-Spectrum Subversion

by Mark HACKARD (USA)

Monday, April 28, 2014

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US policy in Eurasia: Full-Spectrum Subversion

What do postmodern exhibitionists, Islamic holy warriors and marauding ultra-nationalists share in common? Seemingly little, aside from the fact that these bizarre bedfellows are the star assets of US policy in Eurasia. And despite their use of very different tactics, they all are tasked with the same mission: to undermine Russia, the only great power consistently […]

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Vladimir Rybak’s killing: the art of provocation

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Vladimir Rybak’s killing: the art of provocation

A dead man found in the river of Torets near the village of Raihorodok in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on April 19 has been identified as Vladimir Rybak, a member of the Gorlovka (Horlivka) City  Council of the Bat’kivschyna Party, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported. The assassination caused furious hysteria in junta-controlled Ukrainian media […]

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