Tag Archives: Ukraine

US and Russia Need to Cooperate

31 May 2015 During his first visit to Moscow on 6-8 July 2009 President Obama tried to “reset” relations. Unfortunately for the international community this failed to materialize. Russians probably preferred to wait and see. The Arab Spring led to … Continue reading

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Ukraine: An Uncertain Cease-fire and Quasi Stability…

20 March 2015 It has been more than a month since Presidents Putin, Poroshenko, Hollande and Chancellor Merkel issued the “Declaration of Minsk in Support of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements” and reiterated their … Continue reading

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The Loss of Debaltseve

20 February 2015 The failure to declare an “immediate” cease-fire at the end of the last round of what one may call the “Minsk Process” was not a good sign. The fact that the “Package of Measures for the Implementation … Continue reading

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Need For a Modus Vivendi in West-Russia Relations

  23 January 2015 In June 2009 President Obama visited Moscow where he expressed his desire for a “reset” in US-Russia relations. This did not happen. On 17 December 2010, Muhammed Buazizi lit the flame of the Arab Spring which … Continue reading

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