Tag: Rusmonitor.com

Even If Kiev Agrees to Moscow’s Federalization Plan, Instability in Ukraine Will ‘Intensify,’ Piontkovsky Says

September 2, 2014

Staunton, September 1 – Even if Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko agrees to federalize Ukraine as a result of Russian military action and Western and especially German political pressure, such an agreement will not end the Ukraine crisis. Instead, Andrey Piontkovsky argues, it almost certainly will intensify. On the one hand, the Russian analyst says, Moscow […]

Russians Must Start Thinking About a Post-Putin Russia, Portal Series Says

August 22, 2014

Staunton, August 19 – An increasing number of Russians, horrified by what Vladimir Putin is doing and convinced that reforming his regime is impossible, are beginning to think about what will happen “after Putin.” In many cases these reflections are disturbing in the short term but provide a source of optimism over the longer haul. […]