Trump and Putin at the G20 – Part 2: The Ukrainian Problem Still Front and Center

Continued from Part 1 More material for analyzing the tentative results of the meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin can be derived from none other than the Ukrainian question. First of all, the G20 summit was a big, unpleasant surprise for the Ukrainian government. President Poroshenko was not invited to the summit, a decision made […]

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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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He Came, He Saw, He Tripped: Poroshenko’s Fatal New York Circus

Last week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited New York to address a session of the UN General Assembly. The circumstances of this visit were surrounded by scandalous details and, quite possibly, threaten the Ukrainian leader with big trouble in the future. Poroshenko’s speech was overflowing with anti-Russian rhetoric. Poroshenko, after all, is an illegitimate president […]

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