Tag: Slobodan Milosevic

‘Putin isn’t an Imperialist; He’s a Nazi,’ Portnikov Says

April 19, 2015

Staunton, April 19 – Vladimir Putin’s statements about Ukraine in his “direct line” program yesterday look “moderate” but only in comparison with the militaristic declarations of the Russian defense minister and chief of the Russian general staff. But no one should be deceived into thinking he has changed his mind or assumptions, according to Vitaly […]

By Treating Everyone As an Enemy, Kremlin Is Undermining Itself

February 4, 2015

Staunton, February 3 — The arrest and charging of Svetlana Davydova, the Vyzama homemaker, with treason for calling the Ukrainian embassy “has become a concentrated expression not only of the cruelty but of the stupidity of the current regime” in Moscow, according to Kseniya Kirillova. That is because it displays the propensity of the Kremlin […]

Putin Acting As a Terrorist Because He Can’t Afford Full-Scale Invasion Of Ukraine

January 27, 2015

Staunton, January 27 – Despite fears that Vladimir Putin may soon shift from his partially covert and still in some circles deniable offensive in Ukraine to a full-scale military invasion of that country, there are five compelling reasons why that won’t happen, Kseniya Kirillova says. But the very fact that a full-scale invasion won’t happen […]

Putin Can’t Lead ‘Post-Crimea Consensus’ In Russia, Morozov Says

January 26, 2015

Staunton, January 25 – The Anschluss of Crimea could have become the occasion for the formation of a new nation in Russia, just as Moscow’s attacks on Ukraine have contributed to nation building in Ukraine. But Vladimir Putin has not been willing or perhaps even able to take that step, Aleksandr Morozov says. The reason, […]

Ukrainian Crisis Far From Over Because Fates of Putin and Ukraine are Intertwined, Russian Analyst Says

July 7, 2014

Staunton, July 7 -The victorious advance of the Ukrainian military against the pro-Russian secessionists and the cries of despair from the latter are leading some to conclude that the Ukrainian crisis is over. But the intertwined fates of Vladimir Putin, Russia and Ukraine mean that such happy conclusions are at best premature and at worst […]