March 27, 2014

Tymoshenko Is Back, Sans Braid & F-Bombs Blazing

Olga Rudenko, Global Post

The Associated Press

“Good day. I’m back. In every way.” That’s what Yulia Tymoshenko tweeted when she returned here from medical treatment in Germany last week.

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March 21, 2014
Thanks for Being So Cool About Everything
Vladimir Putin, The Onion
It’s certainly no easy task to forcefully annex an entire province against another country’s will, so I just wanted to thank you—the government of the United States, the nations of western Europe, and really the entire... more ››
March 21, 2014
After Crimea, Is Estonia Next?
New York Post
Is Estonia next? In language disturbingly similar to that used by Vladimir Putin before Russia moved into Ukraine, a top Moscow official has now expressed “outrage” over the treatment of ethnic Russians in the former Soviet... more ››
March 21, 2014
Merkel and Putin? It's Complicated
Thibaut Madelin, Les Echos
At a time when the German government is pondering its global responsibility, how will it handle the Ukrainian crisis? First of all, "in close coordination with its partners," as Merkel repeated last week during an address to the... more ››
March 21, 2014
A Playbook for Denying Putin Victory
Zalmay Khalilzad, National Interest
While remaining attentive to the situation in Crimea, U.S. policy should focus on four objectives: deterring a Russian move against Eastern Ukraine; stabilizing Ukraine and anchor it in the West; reassuring other countries in... more ››
March 21, 2014
U.S., Russia in Mockery Arms Race
Alex Rogers, Time
The tit-for-tat battle of sanctions between the United States and Russia this week has been met by a merry-go-round of bravado and mockery. more ››