Croatia

Reply to article “Why Ukraine is losing”

Jan 20th, 2015 | By

Tudjman was criticised for not providing enough help to embattled Vukovar. Response to article Why Ukraine is losing. by Marko Pinteric Author correctly points to many similarities between Croatian war of independence and Russia aggression against Ukraine. However, many conclusions based on similarities are either far fetched or premature. As of military tactics, both Milosevic…


Polish & Ukrainian journalists appeal to European journalists’ associations not to meet in Moscow

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

An Appeal from Participants of the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, September 13-14, 2014 We – representatives of the Association of Polish Journalists (APJ), the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), participating in the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum, held in the city of Kazimierz Dolny,…


Diplomatic solution – reality or dream?

Sep 1st, 2014 | By

There are currently lots of speculations about negotiations and possible diplomatic solution to military conflict in Donbas. I am however very skeptical about the success. Of course I am not diplomat, so hereafter is purely my personal opinion.


Lessons of Croatia for Ukraine: Nikola Šubić Zrinski song

Jun 1st, 2014 | By

Croatia has gained independence only recently, nevertheless during Middle ages it was independent state and even after losing independence, it retained certain degree of autonomy up to the First world war. This means that through the most of its history Croatian nobility existed and Croatian soldiers had chance to fight for its homeland, not merely for the foreign ruler.


Lessons of Croatia for Ukraine. Yugoslav wars

May 27th, 2014 | By
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There have been suggestions from several persons (including myself) that studying history of Yugoslav Wars could be beneficial for understanding the things and decision making in Ukraine. These conflicts are arguably the most similar historical events and both similarities and differences could help to provide better understanding and better prediction of the developments in the territories of the former Soviet Union.