Linda Kinstler

There's Violence on the Streets of Ukraine—and in Parliament
April 08, 2014

What's going to happen next? Here are four possible scenarios.

Protesters in Eastern Ukraine Are Chanting "New Russia," an Old Term That's Back in Vogue
April 07, 2014

Over the weekend, pro-Russian protesters rioted in the eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk, Luhansk, and Kharkov. They took over government buildings and arms caches, waving Russian flags and chanting things like "Novorossiya" ("New Russia").

Crimean Tatar Leader: Ukraine Needs to Go Nuclear Again
April 02, 2014

“We in Ukraine feel cheated, we feel that we were betrayed,” he said.

The Crisis in Ukraine Reached a Tenuous Resolution Today
March 21, 2014

Ukraine signed an Association Agreement with the E.U. on Friday, the same agreement that former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign in November, triggering the mass protests that led to the current situation.

Meet the 11 Russians and Ukrainians That the U.S. Is Sanctioning
March 17, 2014

They're all banned from entering the U.S.

Ukraine Crisis News Roundup: March 16
March 16, 2014

Obama told Putin the U.S. is "prepared to impose additional costs on Russia for its actions."

The Crimean Referendum: A Primer
March 16, 2014

Voting is underway in Crimea, where not one but two referendums held today will determine whether the peninsula will become Russian territory. Here's a quick primer on today's vote to clarify some of its important details: 

"Ukraine's Willy Wonka" Could Be Its Next President, Too
March 12, 2014

Petro Poroshenko tops boxing legend Vitali Klitschko and fomer PM Yulia Tymoshenko in the polls.