What Options Do Putin and Ukraine Have Left?
June 17, 2014
Russia just played one of it's most important cards in the conflict with Ukraine.
These are the men fighting Kiev.
My Mind-Melting Week on the Battlefields of Ukraine
June 16, 2014
What had started as a Russian geopolitical gambit had evolved into something else entirely.
Many don't even know where the border is.
Yanukovych's Mansion Is Now Home For Ukrainian Refugees
June 09, 2014
The lush property belonging to the former Ukrainian president is now a shelter for refugees.
Eastern Ukraine Has Been a Mafia State for Years. Can Kiev Break the Cycle of Violence?
June 05, 2014
If Kiev fails, everyone loses—except the mafia and Moscow.
Kiev's Maidan Is Still Occupied, and It's Become a Darker, More Dangerous Place Lately
June 03, 2014
Life has also become more dangerous for the inhabitants of the square as pressure has mounted to clear the space.
How Ukraine's iron lady lost her populist appeal.
Вызовы Петра Порошенко
June 02, 2014
Избавление от коррумпированного президента Януковича досталось Украине высокой ценой, а победа Порошенко выглядит невероятной с точки зрения исторической перспективы.
Getting rid of the corrupt President Yanukovych has cost Ukraine dearly. And Poroshenko’s victory looks incredible from a historical perspective. Aside from political issues, challenges await Poroshenko in foreign policy and in defense, his direct responsibilities.