Posts Tagged ‘ Donald Tusk ’

Europe’s Act in Ukraine’s Tragedy

Apr 29th, 2014 | By

By Joschka Fischer ‘Putin’s aim has never been Russian control only of Crimea; he has always wanted all of Ukraine’ BERLIN — Grand political strategy and everyday experience often have a lot in common. Try, for example, to swallow a salami whole, and you will probably choke to death. In the world of high politics,…


Abducted Ukraine protest leader found, tells friends he was crucified

Jan 31st, 2014 | By

By Will Englund, Friday, January 31, 9:53 AM MOSCOW – Ukrainian protest leaders learned Friday that one of their number, missing for more than a week, had turned up in the woods outside Kiev, his ear and cheek deeply slashed, the blood caked on his face. He had puncture wounds in his hands, and told…


Ukraine scenarios and Central Europe

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By

By Edward Lucas 23. Jan 2014 European policymakers are eating the ashes of their failed policy in Ukraine. Anyone who six months ago said that the Yanukovych regime would use live ammunition against protestors would have been denounced as a scaremonger. Now it is happening on the streets of a European capital. The scenarios are…