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Why Russia Needs Ukraine

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and prime-minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov have initiated the creation of the tripartite EU-Russian Federation-Ukraine commission to study how to overcome the consequences for the economy of Ukraine from the signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union. Vladimir Putin welcomes this initiative in every possible way. Possibly, seeing… » read more

Posted by Anton Podlutskyi

Maneuvers on the eve

58% of Ukrainians want to integrate into Europe. Such data were voiced by Deutshe Welle, having indicated that the number of Euro-optimists had grown even in the regions traditionally orientated towards the East. But Ukraine’s leadership has to maneuver between the two vectors – searching for more or less optimal decision, which will allow for… » read more

Posted by Anton Podlutskyi

“… Viktor Yanukovych who has his eye on Brussels will crash, but, maybe, he will get on plank beds with a smell of Yuliya Tymoshenko’s perfume …”, “It is no secret for anyone that the main headquarters of all this eurointegration is the American embassy in Kyiv. All ideology of the Eastern Partnership was initially… » read more

Posted by Anton Podlutskyi

Farewell, unwashed Russia

The old problem of demarcation of the frontier between Ukraine and Russia has started to get resolved in an absolutely barbarous way – Russian frontier guards establish obstacles out of the barbed wire. For the moment this takes place only on the border with Lugansk region, but it is completely possible that soon this process… » read more

Posted by nazimiacikgoz

The Russian state-owned mass media carry out the systemic propaganda to discredit Ukraine. The indisputable headliner of the “hatred broadcasts” remains Dmitry Kiselev, the presenter on the leading state-owned channel in Russia – ORT. “New Yanukovych’s bosses in Europe”, “Yanukovych – in front of the rattrap which will break his spine” and other Kiselev’s passages… » read more

Posted by nazimiacikgoz

The talks of Russian politicians about the disaster, awaiting Ukraine after the EU Association Agreement, resemble the bible parable about the speck in your brother’s eye. The Russians had better handle their internal problems and not engage in the indiscriminate criticism of their neighbors – the former republics of the USSR. Otherwise, the transformation of… » read more

Posted by nazimiacikgoz

The prolonged Doha round found the World Trade Organization (WTO) at a deadlock. And it is not absolutely clear if the new head of the WTO Roberto Azavedo will manage to prevent the disaster of the trade collapse, aggravating in the world, by signing the so called “simplified Doha agreement”. If we refer to the… » read more

Posted by nazimiacikgoz

When at the beginning of the 2000s scandals as regards the Gongadze case and concerning the “Kolchuga” systems broke out in Ukraine, it became clear that President Kuchma’s Euro-Atlantic vain attempts could be given up for lost. Today, due to the conflict in the Middle East we are running a risk of dropping the same… » read more

Posted by nazimiacikgoz

The Kremlin reaction as regards Ukraine did not take long. The first blow, as was expected, Vladimir Putin and his team intend to strike on the stability of the Ukrainian currency – the hryvnia. The information has recently leaked into the Ukrainian on-line mass media about an attack on the hryvnia contemplated in Moscow. The… » read more

Posted by nazimiacikgoz