Tag: Novorossiisk

IMO and ICAO Actions Impose Real Costs on Moscow for Crimean Anschluss

July 9, 2014

Staunton, July 9 – Kyiv would like to see the Crimean ports of Yevpatoria, Kerch, Feodosia, Yalta and Sevastopol closed to international shipping to put pressure on Moscow to end its illegal occupation of the Ukrainian peninsula. The International Maritime Organization has not done that, but its declarations have nonetheless imposed real costs on Russia. […]

Donetsk and Luhansk Latest Manifestations of Blanquist Actions, Ikhlov Says

May 22, 2014

Staunton, May 22 – What is taking place in Donetsk and Luhansk is not a civil war because it isn’t a struggle about the definition of the direction of all of Ukraine, Yevgeny Ikhlov argues. And it isn’t a fratricidal armed conflict because local elites are not providing the insurgent forces with support. Instead, he […]