Ukraine Looks West and Southeast, Not East

While the diplomatic and media worlds are focused eternally on Yulia Tymoshenko, if the reform program continues, there is some hope for Ukraine’s economy even in the face of the dismal economic picture and demographic hurdles Ukraine faces.

China Enters Eastern Europe: Advantages for All

The prospect of greater Chinese economic involvement in the former Soviet sphere is win-win all-around. It will promote economic development and it will offer an alternative to Russian money, constraining Moscow’s influence.