Tag Archives: Poroshenko

Ukraine | In Ukraine’s Presidential Vote the Joker’s Wild

by James George Jatras

The moment of truth is fast approaching in the high-stakes game of Three-Card Monte also known as Ukraine’s presidential election. Following a March 31 first-round vote only two of the three leading candidates will make it to a runoff slated for April 21.

Ukraine | West changes attitude to Ukrainian Poroshenko

In Ukraine, the presidential election is coming. Opponents of the Kiev regime are still unable to participate in them, but for those who recognize the government that controls most of Ukraine, there is some semblance of democracy. The incumbent president Poroshenko is fighting for his re-election and is facing stiff competition. Recently, sociologists have shown that Tymoshenko and Zelensky are ahead of him in popularity.

Ukraine | Ukraine: NATO in the Constitution

By Manlio Dinucci

The day after the signature of NATO’s membership protocol with North Macedonia as its 30th member, Ukraine did something without precedent: it included in its Constitution the engagement to enter officially into NATO and the European Union at the same time.

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.