Tag: Andrey Illarionov

No Non-Military Solutions to Putin’s War in Ukraine Exist, Illarionov Says

September 15, 2014

Staunton, September 14 – It has become a mantra among Western leaders and commentators that the only solution to the fighting in Ukraine is a diplomatic one involving negotiations, but Andrey Illarionov says that “all of the possible solutions” to Putin’s subversion and aggression in Ukraine are military ones. Speaking to a session of the […]

Putin’s Goals Make Diplomatic Solution in Ukraine Impossible, Illarionov Says

June 24, 2014

Staunton, June 23 – Vladimir Putin has no intention of ending his aggression in Ukraine, a series of actions intended to subordinate that country to the Kremlin or end its existence as an independent state, according to Andrey Illarionov. As a result, no diplomatic solution is possible, and other countries are likely to be drawn […]

Putin Suffers ‘Crushing Defeat’ in Ukrainian Elections, Illarionov Says

May 27, 2014

Staunton, May 26 – The “most significant result” of the Ukrainian presidential elections was not the selection of Petro Poroshenko, his victory in the first round, or the defeat of Yuliya Tymoshenko but rather “the formal-legal death of the Putin myth about the so-called ‘split’ of Ukraine into a West-Central and South-Eastern part,” Andrey Illarionov […]

Putin’s Tactics in Ukraine Now Recall Stalin’s Actions There

May 12, 2014

Staunton, May 11 – “The criminal actions of Putin’s spetsnaz forces in Ukraine” are modelled on the actions of Stalin’s special force in Ukraine during World War II,” says Gennady Poberezhny in a review of a 2012 Russian study of “Stalin’s Commandos” and their operations against Ukrainian partisan forces. Yesterday, Andrey Illarionov posted a review […]