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Ukraine | Ukraine’s Pinochet Scenario

by Nicolai N. Petro

At first glance, Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian warships that attempted to enter the Sea of Azov seems to follow a familiar pattern of aggression aimed at solidifying control over the annexed Crimean peninsula. Upon closer inspection, however, there is much more going on here than a dispute over transit rights.

Ukraine | Martial Law Won’t Help Ukraine’s President

Editor’s note. The essence of the article is clearly formulated in it’s last sentence: Poroshenko is not competent leader for securing Ukraine’s clean break with Russia. This is remarkable sign from prominent Western think tank for Ukraine. Western powers would like to support current Ukrainian politics but look for more effective manager.

Russia | Ukrainian and Russian media report numerous details about the collision of ships in the Kerch Strait and its consequences

On November 25, two Ukrainian boats and a tug tried to pass through the Kerch Strait into the Sea of Azov without prior approval from Russia. After the accession of Crimea, Russia considers the strait to be its internal waters, and Ukraine insists that the strait has an international character. The attempt was unsuccessful, so the Ukrainian ships turned around and set sail for neutral waters. The ships of the Russian border service began to pursue them for the purpose of detention.

Ukraine | A Journalist From a Channel Owned by Ukrainian President Performed a “Sieg Heil” in the Homeland of Hitler

People who don’t hesitate to express their sympathies for the nazis work at the “Channel 5” belonging to the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. This was reported by the Ukrainian journalist and blogger Anatoly Shariy on his video blog.

In his video the blogger published photos from open sources showing the correspondent of “Channel 5” Nataliya Kotskovich performing a “sieg heil” nazi greeting and posing with militants with swastikas.

In addition, on Twitter Shariy published a photo of Kotskovich doing the “sieg heil” in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

Ukraine | Porochenko signe le décret mettant fin au traité d’amitié avec la Russie

Après plusieurs mois d’annonces sur la volonté du président ukrainien de mettre fin au traité d’amitié, de coopération et de partenariat entre son pays et la Russie, Petro Porochenko vient de signer officiellement le décret correspondant.