Ukraine’s Burning Because A House Is Divided

(Refer to my previous article about the long term geopolitical history of Ukraine first in case you're new). In the past week, Ukraine's government has gone nuts on its protest movement that just won't take a hint.  The resulting bloodshed is pretty ugly and hardly the image people had of Ukraine, which prior to this … Continue reading Ukraine’s Burning Because A House Is Divided

The Battle over Ukraine

Riots! Fires! Threats of higher import and custom duties!  Oh my! Ukraine's not been this interesting since the last time the media noticed that it's Ukraine, not the Ukraine.  Russia is mightily pissed, and would like everyone to just rejoin the Soviet Union already because that wasn't such a bad thing.  Meanwhile, the often-slagged bureaucrats of … Continue reading The Battle over Ukraine