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Oleh Rybachuk on Viktor Yushchenko, Interview with Former Ukrainian President's Chief of Staff

Samuel Ramani | Posted 07.20.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

Oleh Rybachuk was the Chief of Staff to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine for European Integration from February to September 2005. Rybachuk agreed to sit down for an interview with me on July 13, 2015.

Ukraine Is Attempting to Wipe Away Its Past

Georgy Bovt | Posted 06.15.2015 | World
Georgy Bovt

MOSCOW -- If leaders had "de-Sovietized" the country in the 1990s, it would be clear to what Russia could now return -- namely, to its age-old traditions that predated the Soviet era. But as for Ukraine, a country that first achieved statehood only in the 20th century, what can it return to now?

U.S. Loses by Treating Russia as an Enemy

Doug Bandow | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

While avowed critics of social engineering at home, most conservatives believe the U.S. government can remake foreign societies abroad. It's a dangerous delusion. In pursuit of their interventionist fantasies, they are prepared to waste scarce financial resources, entangle the U.S. in foreign quarrels, and risk war with nuclear-armed powers.

Ukraine is Putin's Blueberry Hill!

Benari Poulten | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy
Benari Poulten

Sure it sounds crazy, but just look at some of the lyrics to the classic Fats Domino song.

Obama, Putin and Ukraine: No Charge of the Light Brigade But A Big Unnecessary Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Even though Putin lectured Obama at length, after forcing him to come to his dacha outside Moscow, about Russia's concerns, with a very special emphasis on Ukraine, the reality that the administration had to deal not with a nice ally and potential buddy but a tough guy with very clearly defined limits did not sink in.

The Globalization of Covert Action

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.09.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

There is no reason to believe that the propensity of states to utilize covert action will decrease with time; rather, it is sure to increase, particularly given the number and complexity of regional conflicts and the rise of non-state actors.

What Liberals Must Learn From Ukraine's Orange Revolution

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrea Chalupa

Why should we, here in America, care about a country with some of the worst luck in recent history? Because if we don't stand united against the "lesser evil" than the "straight-up evil" is coming for us.

The Fading Colors of Pseudo-Revolutions

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

The overthrow of Kyrgyzstan's president is not part of a historic revolutionary wave that is going to do away with the old corrupt and authoritarian regime and usher in a new dawn of liberal democracy.

Gogol Haunts The New Ukraine

The New York Review of Books | Timothy Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The best guide to the careers of Yanukovych, Yushchenko, and Tymoshenko is Nikolai Gogol, who brought the absurd to Russian literature. In his short s...

Russia's Medvedev Attacks Ukraine's President In Videoblog

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ukraine's president has been heavily criticized for 'anti-Russian behavior' by Russian President Medvedev, BBC reports. Medvedev launched his verbal ...

Ukraine's Pro-Western Government Collapses

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KIEV, Ukraine — President Viktor Yushchenko accused Russia on Tuesday of trying to destabilize Ukraine by encouraging separatists in the Crimea,...