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Ukraine and Political Inertia while Militants and Western Powers Up The Ante

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Ukraine and Political Inertia while Militants and Western Powers Up The Ante Galina Zobova and Takeshi Hasegawa Modern Tokyo Times President Victor Yanukovych appears to be forcing himself into a “militant and Western straightjacket” based on caving in against forces that care little about democracy. Indeed, it appears that militant forces with murky ideals have […]

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Ukraine and Russia Deal: Beginning of the End of the Crisis – or Just the End of the Beginning?

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Does Ukraine’s Deal with Russia Signal Beginning of the End of the Crisis – or Just the End of the Beginning? James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU American Institute in Ukraine The December 17 agreement in Moscow between Presidents Viktor Yanukovych and Vladimir Putin to support Ukraine’s debt payments and significantly cut energy prices is a […]

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The End of the Tymoshenko Saga in the Ukraine – or Just the Beginning?

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The End of the Tymoshenko Saga – or Just the Beginning? James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU American Institute in Ukraine   Speculation is rife that a “deal” is imminent to allow the release of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko for “medical treatment” in Germany in exchange for the willingness of the European Union (EU) to […]

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Kiev and the EU: Who Will Blink First Over Tymoshenko?

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Kiev and the EU: Who Will Blink First Over Tymoshenko? James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU American Institute in Ukraine   As the days tick down to the European Union’s Hamlet-like decision to offer, or not to offer, to sign the Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (AA/DCFTA) with Ukraine, the situation of […]

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U.S.-Backed Kosovo Administration Implicated in Organ-Trafficking Racket; But Will It Matter?

U.S.-Backed Kosovo Administration Implicated in Organ-Trafficking Racket – But Will It Matter? By James George Jatras American Council for Kosovo One can’t help but wonder how many times we have to be hit over the head before it begins to sink in that America’s intervention in Kosovo was based on a pack of lies from […]

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May 9 Lesson from Lviv: “Svoboda” a Danger to Ukraine’s Democracy

May 9 Lesson from Lviv: “Svoboda” a Danger to Ukraine’s Democracy, Not a Card to be Played for Political Advantage   James George Jatras Deputy Director, American Institute in Ukraine AIU On May 9 clashes broke out in Lviv during Victory Celebrations of the World War II defeat of Nazi Germany by Soviet forces. At […]

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