Ukraine Analysis

Ukraine Faces Human Rights Court Hammering Over Investigation of May 2 Odesa Tragedy

May 2, 2017

If the finger can be pointed at Russia for its role in and propaganda lies about the tragic disturbances and fire in Odesa on May 2, 2014, it is solely the Ukrainian authorities who must answer for Ukraine’s shameful failure to carry out a proper investigation.

Don’t Forget The 4,000,000 Ukrainians Living Through Russia’s War In The Donbass

January 5, 2017

Winter nights in Donbass are cold, and bitter. Snow on the front lines turns to mud, making movement a chore or,  when deadly combat breaks out, a chaotic mad dash. It has been nearly three years since conflict swept through Ukraine’s east, and after numerous failed political agreements, the war continues to rage. But further […]

Terror, Provocations, or Military Exercises? Regional Media on Border Clashes, Prospects for War

August 11, 2016

The Russian and Ukrainian media are avidly investigating the claims made by Russia’s Federal Security Service regarding two alleged Crimean border clashes. The opinion is that war will escalate due to the Kremlin’s vow to respond to the clashes and other factors.

Interpreter Podcast – Dutch Safety Board Releases Report On MH17

October 14, 2015

The Interpreter Podcast returns! This week, Boston College Professor Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz and Interpreter’s managing editor James Miller discuss the Dutch Safety Board report on the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine. Bonus conversation: the first Democratic Presidential debate will be held tonight. Will Bernie Sanders become the front runner, will […]

An Invasion By Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine

September 17, 2015

Today, September 17, at 4:00 pm EST the Institute for Modern Russia and the Atlantic Council will co-host the presentation of a new report from The Interpreter titled An Invasion by Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine prepared by the Liveblog Team. Livestreaming of the presentation can be seen here. A PDF […]