Tag: Southeast Ukraine

Kremlin Will Ultimately Disown and Suppress Those Fighting For It in Ukraine to Save Itself, Mitrokhin Says

June 8, 2014

Staunton, June 7 – Russians of various kinds who are fighting on Moscow’s behalf in eastern Ukraine and who are heroes in the eyes of many Russians at home face a future they don’t expect: When Moscow does resolve the Ukrainian crisis, the Kremlin will disown and arrest them lest they become a threat to […]

Five Inconvenient Questions Putin Wasn’t Asked

April 22, 2014

Staunton, April 21 – There is perhaps no better way to call attention to the way in which Vladimir Putin insists on one standard for his own country and a very different one for Ukraine and others than to imagine the position the Kremlin leader might have found himself in had he been asked what […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 64: Kramatorsk Police Chief Kidnapped

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Kiev today and is scheduled to meet with the leaders of the interim government. Meanwhile, separatists have captured more buildings, and Russian and the West continue to escalate the rhetoric, each blaming the other for an increasingly tense standoff. Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview […]