Valeriy Kucheruk on Ukraine

Nearly every day being at the Euromaydan, and communicating with people, I have repeatedly noticed, how rapidly heads of three oppositional parties – Vitaliy Klychko, Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Oleg Tyagnybok – are losing the real support of the protestants. There are several reasons to this, but the main one is that each of them behaves… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

On January 28 in Brussels the Russia-EU summit will take place and it looks like the so-called “Ukrainian question”, which became extremely topical after the failure of the Vilnius summit, will be the main subject of it. The fact that the subject of Ukraine will be actively discussed by European and Russian politicians is confirmed… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

Ukraine continues to stay in the epicenter of difficult relations between the Russian Federation and the European Union. This can be inferred from the words of the head of the Mission of the Russian Federation to the EU Vladimir Chizhov who has recently declared that his country is ready to discuss the notorious “Ukrainian question”… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

The other day in the interview to the German mass media the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Andrey Klyuyev said, providing that the political crisis gets deeper, Ukraine can lose its integrity. According to Mr. Klyuyev, what occurred on Maidan at night on November 30 (when riot police violently dispersed… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

Except the events on the Ukrainian Maidan, which the whole world is now talking about, Ukraine held repeat elections last Friday in the five so called “problematic” majority constituencies. Their results shocked and surprised everybody – despite the general “revolutionary upsurge” in the country; the victory in the four out of the five constituencies was… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

However strange it might be, neither the European Union nor Russia shows a special desire to seriously treat Ukraine’s initiatives to hold trilateral negotiations directed at looking for the improvement of economic relations. However, Vladimir Putin has recently stated that Moscow is ready for such negotiations but… only until Ukraine makes the decision to sign… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

Lessons of soberness

While Ukrainian politicians and experts analyze the reasons of the failure of the unscheduled session of the Verkhovna Rada on November 13, sober estimations of the current situation have unexpectedly begun to appear in Europe. Although with reference to anonymous sources in diplomatic circles. Let us recall that the law on the possibility of Yuliya… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

The solution of the main problem on the way to signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union – the so-called “selective justice” or “Yuliya Tymoshenko’s question” is accompanied by not completely logical messages and appeals on the side of the European partners of Ukraine. And also, the discrepancy between these messages and appeals… » read more

Posted by tfranke

After a brief slackening, the representatives of the Russian Federation with a vengeance took to “forcing” Ukraine to change its vector of European integration into the pro-Russian one. It all started with the CIS Summit in Minsk, during which the Ukrainian side vigorously promoted the idea of the probable cooperation with the Customs Union after… » read more

Posted by tfranke