Author: ORIENTAL REVIEW

Prize for Ukraine

A Consolation Prize For Ukraine

At the EU summit on 23-24 June Kiev may receive candidate status in the European Union. This will have little effect on Ukraine itself. However, it may turn out that Russia will become the beneficiary of this decision. “The aspiration to belong to the European Union has for many years […]

Musk

The Ukrainian Military Has Set Elon Musk Up

“Internet access anywhere in the world for anyone” – this slogan American billionaire Elon Musk uses to promote one of his key projects – the Starlink satellite constellation. And until recently, it has seemed that this was the case. However, now it turns out that Starlink has actually become part […]

Zelensky and Trump

Why Does the Western World Need Ukraine? (III)

Part I, Part II Hasty delegitimation Ironically, the actions of the West before and during Maidan were similarly inconsistent. Viktor Yanukovych’s presidency was, in fact, a period of EU activism, with two big economic projects fighting over Ukraine. For the European part there was the Eastern Partnership. For Russia’s part […]

Why Does the Western World Need Ukraine? (II)

Part I Sneaking up on the West First, using the map of nuclear arsenals that Ukraine inherited from the Soviet Union, Leonid Kuchma managed to secure the signing of the Budapest memorandum. The trick was masterfully performed: by giving up onerous and unnecessary nuclear weapons, which Kiev would not have […]

Biden loses control

US Loses Its Dominion Over America

Russia’s military operation in Ukraine has unexpectedly revealed a rift of historic proportions in the Americas. Countries in Latin America are shaking off the White House’s influence and gaining political autonomy. How is it that Washington has lost its own “backyard”, which, until recently, had obeyed it unquestioningly? At first […]

Lies, Falsehoods And Mistakes: Can The US Be Trusted?

The general public and mainstream media outlets in America are refusing to take the government’s word about Russia’s “invasion” of Ukraine and are demanding proof, which the White House is not providing. Experts say that America’s reputation crisis is down to Washington’s numerous lies, falsehoods and mistakes, and the difficulties […]

Happy-New-Year

Happy New Year !!!

The start of a new year can be a very moving experience. It’s a time when we reflect with gratitude on the past and set our hopes and intentions for the days ahead. What’s more, a new year gives us an opportunity to reinvigorate our enthusiasm for chasing goals and […]