Tag: Northern Ireland

Ukraine’s Donbass is Becoming a Northern Ireland, Kazarin Says

June 11, 2014

Staunton, June 11 – Even as political leaders talk about a solution to the troubles in southeastern Ukraine, a Moscow analyst suggests that Vladimir Putin’s subversive policies there have had the effect of transforming the Donbass into a kind of Northern Ireland, a place where violence has been limited but not ended when the influx […]

Donetsk Resembles Ulster Not Catalonia, Shiropayev Says

May 18, 2014

Staunton, May 17 – Many arguments about Ukraine have become a battle of analogies where advocates of various outcomes do so less by talking about what conditions are actually like in that country than by suggesting analogies with countries which also have significant regional tensions. One such case is an exchange between two commentators who […]