Tag: Sergey Taran

Despite Litvinenko Findings, West ‘Will Do As Little As It Can’ Against Putin, Analysts Say

January 26, 2016

Ever More Russians are at Risk of Repression as Putin’s Russia Heads Toward Totalitarianism 2016-01-27 01:38:31 Staunton, V, January 26, 2016 — There is an old observation that in a democracy, anything that isn’t prohibited is permitted; in an authoritarian system, anything that isn’t permitted is prohibited; and in a totalitarian one, anything that is permitted […]

Ukrainians Fear Russia But Don’t Trust EU

March 23, 2015

Staunton, March 20 — Since the Maidan, a new Kyiv poll shows, the share of Ukrainians favoring EU integration has risen from 41 percent to 47.2 percent since the Maidan, while the share of those backing integration with Moscow has fallen from 35 percent to 12.3 percent. At the same time, the portion of Ukrainians […]