Far-Right Fighters from Europe Fight for Ukraine

by Fausto Biloslavo Almost 80 years ago, ideological true believers from all over the world flocked to Spain to fight in a civil war, serving in the famed International Brigades on the Republican side. These days, echoes of Spain can… Continue Reading  

New Fires in Iraq Deflect from Simmering Ukraine

by Derek Davison While the world’s attention has largely shifted to events in Iraq following last week’s capture of Mosul by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the crisis in Ukraine continues unabated. Ukraine’s relations with Russia are… Continue Reading  

What’s Next for Ukraine?

by Derek Davison Ukrainians took to the polls May 25 to elect a new president, the chocolate magnate and former foreign minister, Petro Poroshenko. But the election was marred by violence involving pro-Russian separatists in the country’s beleaguered eastern Donbas… Continue Reading  

Between Fascists and Neoliberals, Ukraine Seeks Stable Leadership

by Derek Davison If you’re looking for a one sentence indicator about the state of post-Euromaidan Ukrainian politics, consider this: the man who is expected to win next month’s presidential election (assuming it actually takes place) is a billionaire chocolatier… Continue Reading