Tag: vladimir ogryzko

Three Reasons Why Russia Should Be Stripped of 2018 World Cup

June 5, 2015

Staunton, June 5 – Even before the upcoming trials of former FIFA staffers confirm, as seems likely, that Moscow corruptly secured the hosting of the 2018 World Cup, a finding that would make it unthinkable to allow the competition to occur in Russia, there are already three compelling reasons why the international community should insist […]

Ukrainian Group Wants Kyiv to Apply for NATO Membership Now

December 31, 2014

Staunton, December 31 – Former Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk and former Prime Minister Yevgeny Marchuk have formed a new group to press Kyiv to apply now for membership in the Western alliance, a step that is possible now that the Verkhovna Rada has voted to end Ukraine’s policy of non-alignment. That action, Kravchuk and Marchuk […]

Grozny Events a ‘Last Warning’ To Putin and Russia, Former Ukrainian Foreign Minister Says

December 4, 2014

Staunton, December 4 – The violence overnight in the Chechen capital not only underscores the fragility of peace in the North Caucasus but represents “a last warning” to Vladimir Putin that he must change course or face a future in which he will be searching for political asylum somewhere outside of Russia, according to Vladimir […]