EU Concern Over Ukraine Is Not Enough

April 13, 2021

Hostilities between Ukraine and Russia reached an alarming level last week when further Russian troops were deployed on the Ukrainian border. Despite a statement from the Kremlin describing the act as “not threatening,” Kyiv accused Moscow of moving thousands of soldiers to its northern and...

Assessing the Tensions Between Ukraine and Russia

April 13, 2021

Sebastian Schäffer, the managing director of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) and associate fellow at GLOBSEC Policy Institute, touches upon the new level of hostility between Ukraine​ and Russia​ after the Kremlin deployed troops on the border.

Adam Schiff Rewrites Ukraine’s History

November 18, 2019

To help the American people understand the impeachable crimes of President Donald Trump as a seasoned practitioner of quid pro quos with Ukraine, Democratic Representative Adam Schiff offers a quick summary of the essential events that define the context of the crime. In a single sentence, Schiff...

When Trump Calls World Leaders

November 13, 2019

The Washington Nationals won the World Series, suggesting that anything is possible. More importantly, the Nationals’ unlikely path to victory showed that if you have a cohesive team that pushes through the rough spots together, that has some stud players who lead by example, and that plays...

Examining Trump World’s Fantastic Claims About Ukraine

November 11, 2019

In fantasy sports, participants draft their own dream teams out of the rosters of existing players. That’s what Donald Trump has done with Ukraine. He and his advisers have created a fantasy team involving a number of key players, including the Ukrainian president, the former US ambassador...

The Case for Impeachment Goes Way Beyond Ukraine

September 26, 2019

“Has Trump finally gone too far?” There’s a headline you’ve seen a thousand times. At last, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says he has. A whistleblower says US President Donald Trump withheld foreign aid to Ukraine to pressure the country’s new president into investigating the past business of...

Ukraine Joins the World of Hyperreal Politics

April 24, 2019

Nearly three-quarters of the Ukrainian population may not share a common vision of the future, but they want politics at least to be entertaining. The Daily Devil's Dictionary reports. Before April 21, Volodymyr Zelenskiy was an actor, a television celebrity famous for portraying a school...

Is Russia After the United States?

January 06, 2017

Is America wrong in branding Russia as its enemy? When the Cold War hatchet was buried following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union, it appeared that Russia and the United States may have found a way to peacefully coexist. However, in recent years,...

The End of Nuclear Diplomacy Between Russia and US

October 25, 2016

A world without nuclear weapons seems as far removed now as during the 1980s. In 2000, Bill Clinton and Vladimir Putin signed a deal calling on both countries to reduce their stockpiles of weapons-grade plutonium. The deal, called the Plutonium Management and Disposition Agreement (PMDA), was...

Can Moldova Unite Against Corruption?

May 10, 2016

Growing dissatisfaction with the government unites Moldovan society. On April 24, protesters in Chisinau’s main square carried posters with slogans of “Freedom” and “Down with Capitalism.” Unhappy with the current rulers and ongoing political crisis, over 5,000 people joined an...

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