Tag: Anton Gerashchenko

Ukraine Live Day 510: 3 Police, 8 Civilians Wounded in Mukachevo Gunfight; 2 Right Sector Killed

July 12, 2015

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Whither the Ukrainian Far Right?

February 1, 2015

Introduction The early presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine that took place in May and October 2014, respectively proved to be disastrous for the Ukrainian parties of the political far right. Oleh Tyahnybok, the leader of Svoboda, the All-Ukrainian Union Freedom party, obtained 1.16% of the vote in the presidential election, while his party secured […]

Kyiv to Launch Satellite TV Broadcasts to Russia and Russian-Occupied Crimea

December 12, 2014

Staunton, December 8 – Kyiv plans to launch satellite television broadcasting to the Russian Federation and Russian-occupied Crimea, an indication that Ukrainian officials understand that their country is engaged in an information war as well as a real one on the ground and that they are ready to engage in it just as vigorously. Anton […]

Andrei Stenin and His Fellow Travelers: How Russian State Media Help Fight the War Against Ukraine

September 30, 2014

When the remains of Andrei Stenin, a RIA Novosti photographer who had been missing for weeks, were finally identified and he was confirmed dead, the Kremlin’s top propagandist Dmitry Kiselyev solemnly commemorated him and angrily denounced the Ukrainian armed forces who he believed had killed him. Russian state news media gave saturation coverage to the […]

The Battle of Ilovaisk: A Turning Point in Russia’s War on Ukraine

September 15, 2014

Today September 14, Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey announced on TV Channel 5 the list of all those killed at Ilovaisk in the worst battle of the Russian-instigated war on Ukraine: 107 Ukrainians and 300 Russians, un.ua reported. And as we know from the Donbass Battalion’s web page and Facebook group and the pages of […]

How Must Ukraine Use the Ceasefire?

September 8, 2014

Staunton, September 7 – Even though there is every indication that the ceasefire has already been broken and that Vladimir Putin had no intention of living up to its promise of a move toward peace, Ukrainians are confronted with the challenge of considering how best to use the time it may give them to strengthen […]