Chuck Spinney: Balanced Assessment of Ukraine

04 Inter-State Conflict, 05 Civil War, 06 Russia, 07 Other Atrocities, 08 Wild Cards, IO Deeds of War, Officers Call, Peace Intelligence
Chuck Spinney
Chuck Spinney

Jonathan Steele reviews Richard Sakwa’s important new book, “Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands.”

Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands by Richard Sakwa review – an unrivalled account

At last, a balanced assessment of the Ukrainian conflict – the problems go far beyond Vladimir Putin

Jonathan Steele, Guardian, 19 February 2015 05.29 EST

When Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine’s prime minister, told a German TV station recently that the Soviet Union invaded Germany, was this just blind ignorance? Or a kind of perverted wishful thinking? If the USSR really was the aggressor in 1941, it would suit Yatsenyuk’s narrative of current geopolitics in which Russia is once again the only side that merits blame. Read full article.

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