Taavi Minnik: Ukraine’s Sin and Mess in the Middle East

Both Ukrainian and Western media have recently voiced an opinion that Ukraine has become a bargaining chip between the great powers in the Middle East issues. To put it simply, in exchange for Russia’s

Igor Kopytin: Skirmishes, Russian Propaganda and Apathy of OSCE Monitors

Right Sector has become a fear factor in the Russian propaganda and its members are called right-wing radicals, fascists and Banderites of the cruellest sort who kill Russian women and children. Allegedly, they even

Paul Gregory: The EU Has No Choice But To Cut Greece Loose

In the end, Sunday’s referendum wasn’t close: 60% of Greeks voted “no.” It was an in-your-face message to the country’s creditors (largely the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund)

Taavi Minnik: Russian journalist: For the Russian society “withdrawal” will be a painful but necessary experience, but for the incumbent regime it will be fatal

The neutralisation of free and independent media was among the first steps taken by Putin’s regime to consolidate its power. Two years ago Sasha Sotnik, a Russian opposition journalist and political writer who wanted