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Reformatting Ukraine is on the agenda

By Vitaly LEYBIN (Russia)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

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Reformatting Ukraine is on the agenda

Latest horrible ceasefire violations in Donbass by the Kiev’s regime are likely intended to demonstrate the “inefficiency” of the OSCE mission to its Western patrons and are evidence of Ukraine’s attempts to circumvent the jurisdiction of the Minsk truce co-brokered by Russia, Germany, and France. Indeed, Minsk-2 is very inconvenient for Poroshenko, because it documents […]

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Why there’s too much hope over Minsk-II

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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Why there’s too much hope over Minsk-II

The Minsk II accords are nothing more than a tenuous ceasefire in a tense regional neighborhood, and the sincerity of France and Germany’s intentions is dubious, at best. While the US has yet to formally commit to arming Ukraine, it still holds the option open and can unilaterally do so with or without EU support […]

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