Tag: Maidan

Black Ledger Reveals Party Of Regions Made Payments To Larry King & Far-Right Svoboda Party

August 19, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of dollars were paid out in secret by Yanukovych’s party.

Trump Campaign Manager’s Dealings With Yanukovych Government Back Under Spotlight

August 17, 2016

Paul Manafort has been linked to payments of over $2 million to US lobbying firms via a non-profit organization acting as a front for the Party of Regions.

Ukraine Live Day 609: Berkut Officer Who Led Attack On Maidan Protest Still A Commander In Interior Ministry

October 19, 2015

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Unlike in Ukraine, a Russian Maidan Would Likely Be Violent and Destructive, Shevtsova Says

July 10, 2015

Staunton, July 8 – “Unfortunately, Russia is different from present-day Ukraine in many ways,” Lilya Shevtsova says; and consequently, if a Maidan does occur there, it is likely to be different as well, violent rather peaceful, destructive rather than constructive, and divisive rather than unifying. In the course of an interview this week with Artyom […]

2014 Ukrainian Maidan Affecting Russia Much as 1863 Polish Revolt Did, Moscow Historian Says

June 21, 2015

Staunton, June 20 – Drawing on Richard Pipes’ argument that the 1863 Polish revolt was viewed by many Russians as an illegitimate European attack on Russia and led them to conclude that “only the autocracy could preserve the integrity of the country,” Irina Glebova argues that the Ukrainian revolution of 2013-2014 has had “approximately the […]

Kremlin’s ‘Top-5 Propaganda Myths, Fakes, and Stupidities’ of the Week

June 15, 2015

Staunton, June 15 – Today, Dmitry Bukovsky of Kyiv’s Delovaya Stolitsa provides a particularly rich harvest of the Kremlin’s “top propaganda myths, fakes and stupidities” of the last week, a collection that simultaneously shows how duplicitous and foolish Moscow commentaries are and how skeptical everyone should be about them. The five are the following: 1. […]

Kremlin’s Success in Blaming Foreign ‘Enemies’ for Domestic Problems Why No Maidan Likely in Russia Soon, Kirillova Says

June 6, 2015

Staunton, June 6 – The Kremlin’s remarkable ability to blame foreign “enemies” for the problems is a major reason that no one should expect a Maidan in Russia anytime soon, Kseniya Kirillova says. And this is not so much a reflection of any “imperial consciousness” among Russians as the identification Russians make between the state […]

West Still Approaching Conflict in Ukraine Tactically Rather than Strategically, Shevtsova Says

June 2, 2015

Staunton, June 2 – The West has been far more united and tougher about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine than anyone would have expected only a year ago, but “one must understand that the West having adopted a tactic about this conflict all the same has not yet elaborated a strategy,” according to Liliya Shevtsova. As […]