Recent proposals of East Ukraine rebels for autonomy under Kiev show that Moscow is actually trying hard to make the rebels conform to Minsk agreement, while Kiev is failing to live up to its obligations
UK’s prestigious Royal Institute for International affairs (Chatham House) has been turned into a vehicle for hardline anti-Russian propaganda, but not without dissent as some organization’s members and financiers dare defy the new pro-war line
50 years ago, at the peak of the Cold War – President Kennedy appealed to humankind’s better nature in a daring overture to Soviet leaders, a gamble that brought bans on nuclear testing and a safer world, a bravery that President Obama can’t seem to muster
The fairy tale of good Ukrainians and bad Russians is getting stale.
Crimeans are happy to be part of Russia
Donbass wanted the same.
Kiev government is facing anti-government protest, draft-dodging and desertion
and is proped up by private neo-Nazi militias.
Maybe it’s not a government most worthy of support.