Tag: Konstantin Borovoy

Just How Bad is Putin? Ever More People Are Counting the Ways

January 31, 2016

Just How Bad is Putin? Ever More People Are Counting the Ways 2016-01-31 21:46:41  Staunton, VA, January 31, 2016 – As the number of Vladimir Putin’s violations of international law and normal morality grows, ever more people are offering lists of the actions for which he must be held accountable.  Three particularly interesting examples of that […]

Kyiv Must Use Military Means to Recover Occupied Territories Now, Borovoy Says

October 26, 2015

Staunton, October 25 – Now that Vladimir Putin is focused on Syria and clearly unlikely to stop there, the Ukrainian government should take advantage of the situation by moving militarily to reclaim Russian-occupied territories in the Donbass and Crimea, according to Konstantin Borovoy. “The attention of the Russian president has been distracted” for the moment […]

Even An End To Sanctions Wouldn’t Prevent Humanitarian Disaster In Russia

October 5, 2015

Staunton, October 4 – Even if Vladimir Putin succeeded by some miracle in his current effort to get Western sanctions on his country for his aggression in Ukraine lifted, Konstantin Borovoy says, there are six reasons why even that would not prevent the looming humanitarian catastrophe in Russia. The head of Russia’s Western Choice Party […]

Syrian Adventure Makes Humanitarian Catastrophe in Russia ‘Inevitable,’ Borovoy Says

September 23, 2015

Staunton, September 22 – Russia faces a humanitarian catastrophe of extraordinary proportions this winter, Konstantin Borovoy says, with many Russians now not simply below the poverty line but at risk of survival, a trend that the Russian government has implicitly acknowledged by introducing ration cards for certain categories of the population. Unless Moscow gets enough […]

Is a Top American Diplomat a Russian Agent?

November 4, 2014

November 3, 2014 – Today the Ukrainian news website GORDON ran an interview with the Russian businessman and sometime politician Konstantin Borovoy. A harsh critic of Vladimir Putin — he recently said Russia’s president is “mentally unstable” while a year ago he pronounced the collapse of Putin’s corrupt dictatorship to be “inevitable” — Borovoy is something of a gadfly. A parliamentarian of […]

Russia’s Collapse is Inevitable

October 23, 2013

A prominent Russian businessman and former State Duma deputy Konstantin Borovoy writes this editorial for Echo Moskvy, a liberal online newspaper. At face value, it is an apocalyptic scare piece, but there is also insight about the geographical integrity of Russia. With the Russian economy sagging, there are now significant structural problems in many of […]