Posts Tagged ‘ Transparency International ’

Ukrainian Hopes, Russian Failings

Apr 18th, 2014 | By

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV April 17, 2014 MOSCOW — The annexation of Crimea, the media offensive against Kiev and the threat of military force against Ukraine are President Vladimir V. Putin’s ultimate response to Russia’s own failures. His latest actions are a veiled recognition that all of his other efforts to prove that Russia is regaining the…


Ukraine Entrepreneurial Supply Lines Keep Kiev Blockades Fueled

Feb 14th, 2014 | By

By James M. Gomez, Kateryna Choursina and Volodymyr Verbyany Feb 13, 2014 5:00 PM ET Oleksandr swept out of his hulking canvas tent near Independence Square dressed from head to toe in camouflage, and greeted another day on Kiev’s front lines. The army uniform, complete with matching bullet-proof vest, was part of a larger donation…