Sunday, August 24, 2014

Ukraine Today

The new international Ukrainian television channel Ukraine Today is presenting genuinely interesting and lively broadcasts of news, information and documentary reporting, mostly in English.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Chronology of war

Ukrainian journalist Viktor Kovalenko's blog has a chronology of the liberation of Eastern Ukraine.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Kyiv is winning the war

In Politico Magazine, Chrystia Freeland writes:
In the fog of war, the ADHD of cable news and the smears of Russian propaganda have combined to obscure some important good news in this dismal summer. In the historic fight over the future of democracy in Ukraine, Kyiv is winning and the Kremlin is losing. That is good news for Ukrainians, but also for Europeans, for the rest of the world—and ultimately for Russians, too.
Read the whole article, here.

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Russia "feared but not respected"

Michael McFaul:

"... the downing of Malaysia Airways #17 squandered in one day years of investment in changing Russia’s reputation abroad, including the $50 billion spent on the Sochi Olympics, which were intended to introduce the new, modern Russia to the world. Russia may be feared again, but Russia is not respected."

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Saturday, August 02, 2014

Tymoshenko was victim of government murder plot

The head of Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Committee, Tetyana Chornovol, has published transcripts of intercepted telephone conversations which show that Party of Regions MPs advised former President Yanukovych to kill Yulia Tymoshenko in prison. The tapes have also been released on YouTube, here.

Hat tip: Taras Kuzio