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UKRAINIAN IDP CRISIS: Ukraine faces catastrophe as social payments dry up

Alarm bells ringing over Ukraine’s potentially disastrous campaign to suspend IDP social payments and pensions

Saturday, 09 July 2016 15:22

Savchenko mania: why Ukraine is so desperate for new leaders

Ukrainian society is desperate for new leadership figures and is being dangerously alienated by a political culture devoid of ideology and dominated by populism

Saturday, 09 July 2016 01:03

Hybrid War & Potemkin Peace

The West's failure to speak sufficiently plainly about Russian aggression in Ukraine has served to enable the Kremlin's hybrid war strategy while paving the way for a potentially disastrous 'Potemkin Peace' conceding continued Russian control...

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 21:14

Putin’s Minsk Mission Impossible

Minsk-mandated Russian retreat would spark a major nationalist backlash in Russia itself and reveal damaging details of the Kremlin’s hybrid war in Ukraine

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 00:07

OPINION: Putin show trial turns Nadia Savchenko into global anti-authoritarianism icon

Kremlin trial of Ukrainian pilot prisoner has led to international condemnation and transformed Savchenko into a powerful symbol of resistance to totalitarian oppression

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 21:07

Debunking Putin’s Crimea Claims

Crimean invasion anniversary: many of the myths that accompanied the Russian takeover of Ukraine’s southern peninsula continue to linger two years after start of Putin’s hybrid war

Saturday, 12 March 2016 19:41

PUTIN TRAPPED IN UKRAINE: Russian retreat would spark nationalist backlash and reveal details of hybrid war

World waits for Minsk-mandated Russian withdrawal from east Ukraine but in reality Putin cannot possibly pull back without risking collapse of his entire regime

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 15:28

NETHERLANDS REFERENDUM ON UKRAINE: Voters must consider where Europe would be today if the EU did not exist

Anti-EU forces across the continent focus on flaws in European Union without acknowledging historic progress it has ushered in for hundreds of millions

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 22:28


Crimean invasion anniversary: many of the myths that accompanied the Russian army's Crimean takeover continue to linger two years after Vladimir Putin first unleashed his doctrine of hybrid war on the unsuspecting outside world

Sunday, 21 February 2016 18:13

‘RUSSIAN WORLD’ COMES TO GERMANY: Kremlin's German information attack mirrors Putin’s Ukraine hybrid war

Berlin ‘migrant rape’ scandal highlights destabilization threat posed by Kremlin media in Europe and North America

Saturday, 30 January 2016 19:07

OPINION: Allying with Putin to defeat ISIS would repeat errors of shameful Stalin pact

West must resist Russian overtures for grand anti-ISIS alliance and maintain pressure on Kremlin to end hybrid war in Ukraine

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:42

Putin finally admits: Russian military active in east Ukraine

The Russian leader has reversed the long-standing Kremlin policy of blanket denials and admitted to a limited Russian military role in east Ukraine. Putin's comments directly contradict months of indignant Russian denials over the role of...

Thursday, 17 December 2015 13:46

75% UKRAINIANS WANT NATO: Support at record levels thanks to Putin's hybrid war

Putin becomes architect of his own worst nightmare as record numbers of Ukrainians respond to Russian aggression by supporting NATO membership for formerly non-aligned nation

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 00:23

KREMLIN CHOREOGRAPHY: Putin’s Syria switch shatters myth of ‘Ukrainian Civil War’

Russia has long denied responsibility for the conflict in east Ukraine and promoted the notion of a 'Ukrainian Civil War', but Moscow's ability to bring fighting in the Donbas to a standstill whenever convenient has undermined these Kremlin...

Thursday, 05 November 2015 14:45

Wall Street Journal: Russia admits to deploying army in Ukraine

Leading U.S. newspaper quotes unnamed Russian Ministry of Defense official confirming Russian army presence in Ukraine

Sunday, 25 October 2015 14:04

RATIONAL RUSSOPHOBIA? Debunking the myth of expansionist NATO and alleged plots to encircle Russia

Russian accusations of US-led NATO encirclement ignore fact that former Eastern Bloc nations sought membership proactively in order to protect themselves from renewed Kremlin aggression

Thursday, 01 October 2015 15:05

Russian TV exile Yevgeniy Kiselyov enjoys free speech in Ukraine - but will Russian colleagues follow?

Can post-Maidan Ukraine become a free press haven for Russian journalists seeking to escape from the Kremlin-controlled Russian media environment?

Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:38

Strange Civil War: Why Western media should be wary of parroting Kremlin’s Ukraine narrative

Russia continues to deny responsibility for Ukraine conflict but ‘civil war’ claims ignore mountain of evidence pointing to Kremlin role

Sunday, 12 July 2015 19:03

THE WEEK: Russian Air Force Unfit For Combat

Spate of recent deadly crashes highlights shortfalls in outdated Russian military aircraft and limitations of Kremlin saber-rattling tactics

Friday, 10 July 2015 20:40

Ukraine is World’s Freest Russian-Speaking Country

Kremlin allegations of an oppressed Russian-speaking Ukrainian minority are an absurd distortion of a bilingual and tolerant culture in which Russian remains the dominant language

Saturday, 04 July 2015 02:10

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