Tag Archives: Ukraine

Putin’s Russia Is Like Brezhnev’s USSR: Will the End Be the Same?

After 20 years in power, Putin’s balance sheet is weak. Considering Russia strong is a serious misreading of its real situation at home and abroad.

Read more »

Is the Trump Campaign Planning a Ukrainian “October Surprise”?

There is a lot of speculation as to what an emboldened and desperate Trump campaign has in mind to help tilt the polls in the President’s favor.

Read more »

Trump: The Very Selective Corruption Fighter

U.S. President Donald Trump claims he cares about corruption in Ukraine…but not Hungary and Turkey?

Read more »

Needed: A Ukrainian-Style “Revolution of Dignity” for the US

While Republicans are the handmaiden of a deeply corrupt U.S. President, the Democrats unfortunately are failing to rescue the American Republic.

Read more »

Testing Zelensky: New Hopes for Ukraine

Trump’s clumsy efforts to bully Zelensky have weakened both the U.S. and the Ukrainian leaders, while playing into Russian hands.

Read more »

What Trump Really Said to Ukraine’s President

A leaked copy of the transcript of the July phone call between Donald Trump and the newly-elected President of Ukraine.

Read more »

Ukraine’s Elections Repudiate Oligarchs, Putin

A more prosperous Ukraine —where good money from legal economic activity drives out bad money from corruption and illegal trading — will worry Putin.

Read more »

Zelensky and the Donbas Conflict

Why Kyiv’s confrontation with Moscow in Eastern Ukraine will continue without an EU policy change.

Read more »

A New Era for Ukraine?

After his resounding victory, Ukraine’s new president Volodymyr Zelensky vows to move the country into the 21st century.

Read more »

Is Zelensky a Ukrainian Trump?

Why the choice of an unlikely figure as Volodymyr Zelensky to become President provides Ukrainians reason for hope.

Read more »