February 28, 2014

Elites Play Musical Chairs in Ukraine

Volodymyr Ishchenko, The Guardian

The Associated Press

The new rulers in Kiev, with links to the right, will never tackle the root cause of corruption in Ukraine: poverty and inequality.

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February 25, 2014
Ukraine Isn't a West vs. East Super Bowl
James Collins, Global Public Sq.
The reality is that the major part of Ukraine’s present condition is home grown. From the earliest moments of independence, Ukraine’s citizens have let their divisions – cultural, linguistic, religious, and... more ››
February 25, 2014
Tough Challenges for a New Ukraine
Masha Lipman, The New Yorker
If there is one thing that a solid majority of Ukrainians share, it is a loathing of their ousted President Yanukovych. From the nationalists in western Ukraine to members of his own party, they are condemning a leader who fled... more ››
February 25, 2014
Susan Rice's False Choice
Richard Cohen, Washington Post
Susan Rice ought to stay off "Meet the Press." The last time she was on she misrepresented what led to the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi. On Sunday, she was back, this time misrepresenting critics of the Obama... more ››
February 25, 2014
Can Ukraine's Revolutionaries Be Democrats?
George Friedman, Stratfor
There should be no mistake. The Yanukovich government was rotten to the core, and he will not be missed. But most governments of Ukraine will be rotten to the core, partly because there is no tradition of respect for the law and... more ››
February 25, 2014
How Ukraine Destroyed the Myth of Russian Power
Jan Techau, Carnegie
No matter how the crisis engulfing Ukraine plays out, it has already produced one result that is probably more important than anything else: it has destroyed the myth of Russian strength. Over the past decade, Russian President... more ››