Tag: territorial integrity of Ukraine

West Caving on Crimea But Kyiv Can Ultimately Get It Back, Piontkovsky Says

May 26, 2015

Staunton, May 23 – The West appears to have accepted the deal Vladimir Putin has been offering the last month, agreeing not to challenge Russia’s annexation of Crimea de facto in exchange for the Kremlin leader’s declaration that he will recognize the territorial integrity of the rest of Ukraine and not expand his campaign against […]

Putin Wants Donbass inside Ukraine for Same Reason Stalin Did – But the World Has Changed

December 22, 2014

Staunton, December 20 – Twenty times during his press conference, Vladimir Putin said that he supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine, simultaneously the latest example of his dishonesty and duplicity, his efforts to win support from the West for a settlement in his favor, and his desire to exploit a pro-Moscow minority inside Ukraine to […]