Ukraine Primer II: Developments Through March 9

by Derek Davison This is the second in a series of primers on the fast-moving situation in Ukraine, and covers events from March 2 through March 9. For more background on the situation, please see part 1. Summary of Recent… Continue Reading  

U.S. Hawks Take Flight Over Ukraine

by Jim Lobe A familiar clutch of hawks have taken wing over the rapidly developing crisis in Ukraine, as neoconservatives and other interventionists claim that President Barack Obama’s preference for diplomacy over military action  invited Russian aggression. At stake in… Continue Reading  

What’s Happening in Ukraine: A Primer

by Derek Davison On February 27 gunmen seized control of government buildings in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in Ukraine and raised a Russian flag over the headquarters of the Crimean Parliament in the regional capital Simferopol. This began a… Continue Reading