Crimea

Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise

August 14, 2014

Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their “Jurassic Capitalism” economic agenda

How The World Bank & IMF Plan to “Dismantle” Ukrainian Economy

August 4, 2014

Michael Hudson: The West looks to ramp up gas production as Vice President Biden’s son named leader in Ukrainian gas company Burisma

Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia? (2/2)

March 18, 2014

Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar and Prof. Nicolai Petro say while the legalities of the Crimea referendum are dubious, the only way out of this crisis is to accept its results

Hudson Report

March 17, 2014
Economists Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers discuss how provisions in an IMF deal like cuts to gas subsidies and pensions will hurt the average Ukrainian citizens and benefit kleptocrats

Western European Banks Vulnerable to Ukrainian Sovereign Debt Crisis

March 16, 2014

James Henry: European banks in countries like Germany and Austria have a vested interest in a stable Ukraine because of trillions in outstanding debt

Crimea Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation? (1/2)

March 16, 2014

Professors Nicolai Petro & Tarik Cyril Amar give their reactions to Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join the Russian federation

Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?

March 4, 2014

Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

Did the U.S. Carry Out a Ukrainian Coup?

March 4, 2014

Investigative journalist Robert Parry talks about Russia’s move to invade Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and the role of the US and the west in fomenting crisis there