Yanukovych’s successors have promised even greater reforms and accomplished basically nothing — indeed, this is part of why Yatsenyuk’s government is in such danger.
The entire affair was a muted blessing of this group of psychopaths, tyrants, and incompetents, a mark of respect not one of those Hell-holes deserves.
Ukraine should be working on getting a functioning military in place; obtaining cutting-edge weaponry from the United States, Europe, or Israel; and at any rate, preparing for a nastier war once Putin returns.
The migrants Latvia wants to stop are Russian migrants, with or without main battle tanks and artillery.
There are reasonable doubts and facts proving that some international spheres are trying to discredit the next free and democratic elections in Azerbaijan, even before they take place.
The Ukraine that existed from 1991 through early 2014 is an historic memory as two rump states engage in a fight the end of which everyone already knows.
Iran, Russia, and the oil-producing -stans are in for pain but good; and that pain will translate into both more regional instability and less power projection.
Ukraine could have been a symbol of the West’s determination and ability to make its vision of the world a reality. Ukraine today is a symbol of Western impotence and indifference. And the former Soviet Union is watching.
We asked our scholars to weigh in on the changed situation in Ukraine, and the more geographically Western former Soviet Republics, over the last year and more.
Slowly but surely, a time of reckoning is approaching. The small crimes highlight the larger one of the occupation; and, very soon, the excuses will run out, leaving Armenia’s wrongs recognized by the world.