Tag: Yuliya Tymoshenko

Putin Suffers ‘Crushing Defeat’ in Ukrainian Elections, Illarionov Says

May 27, 2014

Staunton, May 26 – The “most significant result” of the Ukrainian presidential elections was not the selection of Petro Poroshenko, his victory in the first round, or the defeat of Yuliya Tymoshenko but rather “the formal-legal death of the Putin myth about the so-called ‘split’ of Ukraine into a West-Central and South-Eastern part,” Andrey Illarionov […]

Former Yanukovych Aide Gives Inside Assessment of May 25th Election in Ukraine

May 19, 2014

With only one week until presidential elections Ukraine, much is at stake but little is known about what to expect. So much attention has focused on what Russian President Vladimir Putin might do, on day-to-day attempts by Russian-backed separatists to take over administrative and security buildings in southeastern Ukraine, and on efforts by Ukrainian forces […]

For Putin, Ukraine is ‘Personal, Not Just Business,’ Belkovsky Says

April 28, 2014

Staunton, April 27 – When an individual, a leader or a country takes something personally rather than viewing it as being in the way of business, that makes the situation far more dangerous because the usual options others have for countering actions taken on the basis of hard-headed calculation fall away. Still worse, such shifts […]