Friday, December 19, 2014

President Alexander Lukashenko said Belarus would from now on insist on trading with Russia in dollars or euros rather than roubles

Saint Nicholas Day 2014: Food Chain Opposing Putin's Occupation of Southeastern Ukraine

(c) Copyright controlled via Kyiv Post.


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Now Back To Celebrating The Life And Work Of Beethoven ...

Source:  FactSet.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Mikhail Gorbachev, Why Should Russia's Annexation of Crimea Be Welcomed By The West? Reverse That Illegal Occupation Of The Ukrainian Autonomous Republic Of Crimea!

Monday, December 08, 2014

Economic Undevelopment: "Russians are set to feel a lot poorer, with per capita gross domestic product set to fall from over $14,000 last year, to around $10,000 [slightly less than in Poland]"

Russian-inflicted economic destruction in Southeasterrn Ukraine, December 2014. Photo credits:  (c) Agence France Press via Kyiv Post.  [Polish GDP per person of $10,750 as of December 8, 2014.  World Bank data.]

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Morning In America, Forever With Russia, and Other Right-Wing Fantasies

Forever with Russia Rally in Simferopol, Russian-occupied Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea

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European Christmas Truce 2014?

Donetsk, Ukraine, December 2, 2014.
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First Ukrainian regional office of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development opens in Lviv, Ukraine, Future European Union

Friday, November 28, 2014

The European Union will not deny membership to Ukraine if Kyiv holds reforms and meets the EU criteria, Ambassador of Sweden to Ukraine Andreas von Beckerath said

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Memories of Underdevelopment (Ukrainian and Russian GDP Growth From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to the Maidan Revolution and Russian Invasion of Ukraine)

Click on graph for enlargement. Sources: World Bank, World Development Indicators; IMF, World Economic Outlook 2014.