The Great Debate

from Nicholas Wapshott:

European leaders show their weakness

March 10, 2014


The European Union, at the forefront of the hostilities between Russia and the West, is in a bind.

from Nicholas Wapshott:

Where is Ukraine’s Lech Walesa?

February 24, 2014

The popular pro-Western revolution in Ukraine that has deposed pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovich is part of a far wider and longer historical tug-of-love between the West and Russia.

Ukraine’s Protests: Not (yet) a revolution

December 12, 2013

In the three weeks since Ukraine formally suspended talks aimed at signing an Association Agreement with the European Union, two important facts have become clear.