Tag: Russians in Ukraine

Despite Pro-Russian Attitudes Now, Crimea is Not Lost to Ukraine

August 26, 2015

Staunton, August 19 – An increasingly common theme in many commentaries about Crimea and the Donbass is that Ukrainians should not want them back. Pro-Russian attitudes in the those regions would, if they were again included within the borders of the Ukrainian state, make them a classic “fifth column.” But that is “yet another lie […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 65: Kiev Relaunches Campaign to Dislodge Separatists

April 23, 2014

Press freedom is threatened as Russian-backed gunmen detain several journalists, including an American. Tensions are mounting after two bodies, one belonging to a prominent politician, were found in Slavyansk, prompting Kiev to announce the restarting of their “anti-terror campaign” against the separatists. Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this […]