Tag: 2014 coup d’etat in Kiev

The 12 New Crimes of New Ukraine

Citizens of Ukraine, read these to avoid committing ‘new crime’, or ‘thought crime’. 1. Separatism.  The ultimate crime in New Ukraine. Request a referendum for your city? You are an enemy of the State and may be immediately removed to a state facility for re-education. 2. Russian television Watching Russian television […]

Putin’s Triumph

Nobody expected events to move on with such a breath-taking speed. The Russians took their time; they sat on the fence and watched while the Brown storm-troopers conquered Kiev, and they watched while Mrs Victoria Nuland of the State Department and her pal Yatsenyuk (“Yats”) slapped each other’s backs and […]

Who is in charge of Ukraine today?

The dominant condescending and appeasing tone towards the new Ukrainian authorities in the West clearly contradicts to its democratic and humanitarian values, it persistently promotes in the world. Any attentive unbiased observer of the situation in this post-Soviet state and the Western policies in the region cannot help but feel […]

Blame Game Over Ukraine And Crimea’s Status

From the position of his country’s best interests, ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych had valid reasons for not signing the European Union Association Agreement (EU AA). One need not be a Yanukovych supporter to see the reasoning behind this opinion. This last thought relates to Yanukovych’s shortcomings as a democratically […]

Ukraine: a candid, in-depth discussion

Fighter jets are scrambling, tanks are rumbling, naval destroyer ships are entering dangerous territories, sanctions – diplomatic and economic – are flying, and leaders around the world are exchanging heated rhetoric. What in the world is happening in Ukraine? Here is a discussion with a perspective that is sadly missing […]

World War III over Ukraine, anyone?

It is essential that those working to damp down foreign crises understand the perspectives of the parties involved. This sounds obvious enough, but isn’t always the case. As Russia and the United States face off over Ukraine, this country’s political leaders embrace a narrative far different from what Russian President […]