The Trump Effect in Donbass: Poroshenko juggles heavy losses and failed diplomacy

The military situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic Battles have not quieted down since January 29th. The Ukrainian Armed Forces’ tactic of gradually seizing neutral territories (“creeping offensive”) appears to have highly infatuated Ukrainian officers and patriots in the rear and is now taking on a life of its own. The result has been that […]

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Donbass needs elections and an independent Europe

On September 15th, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Kiev and Kramatorsk (a territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic captured by Ukrainian troops). The program for settling the conflict in Donbass voiced by Ayrault boils down to three points which, as we can recall, proceed in the following order: […]

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The Russian Spring in Donbass

By including the processes and event-related phenomenon “Russian Spring,” “war,” and “statecraft” in the title of this article, I am by no means implying any kind of intellectual provocation or attempting to realize a political order. On the contrary, the intended position here can be associated with the existence of millions of people who have in one way or another engaged (during wartime) in the creation of a completely distinct region, a will and fate of more than just one century tied to the fate of the Russian world.

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