Tag: Maidan Square

Do Ukrainians Want Poroshenko To Negotiate With Russia? Interpreter Podcast

September 11, 2014

This week on The Interpreter podcast Boston College Professor Matt Sienkiewicz and The Interpreter’s managing editor James Miller discuss James’ recent trip to Ukraine, the reform efforts underway there, and the possibility of a ceasefire — or even a permanent peace — in eastern Ukraine. See our Ukraine front page for the latest news and […]

Who’s In Control? A Dispatch From Kiev

May 4, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine —  On May 1, Ukraine’s acting president Turchynov admitted that it lost control of eastern Ukraine. The following day, on May 2, the government launched a military offensive to take back eastern cities from militants. In Slavyansk, two military helicopters were shot down, allegedly by the pro-Russian forces. In Odessa, the death toll […]