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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Ukrainian foreign ministry implodes upon trying to pressure Donald Trump

Official Kiev is seriously concerned by the possibility of a rapprochement between the new US administration and Russia. Ukrainian officials have followed Ukrainian lobbyists in the US in the fight against a possible agreement between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. On January 26th, the second noteworthy news item was Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Elena Zerkal’s […]

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Ukraine just officially declared itself an illegitimate state up for grabs

Last week, an event occurred capable of revolutionizing not only Ukraine, but all of Eastern and part of Central Europe. On October 20th, the Ukrainian parliament adopted the Declaration of Memory and Solidarity of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. This document condemned the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and modern Russian […]

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