Ukraine Ceasefire Details Released

Ukraine Ceasefire Details Released

After 16 hours in conference, leaders from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine emerged from negotiations ready to release details on a new ceasefire agreement. The plan provides some hope that the conflict in Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed rebels may soon be resolved. However, the framework is only the beginning of the process that […]

Ukraine and Bulgaria Linked Through Overly Patriarchal Russia

Ukraine and Bulgaria Linked Through Overly Patriarchal Russia

The nations that compose the Balkans, from Ukraine in the north running the length of the Black sea to Bulgaria in the south, are linked by the common element of Russia’s overly patriarchal presence. As the war in Ukraine continues and shifts from shelling in Doneskt to 90 miles northeast to the city of Luhansk, […]

Putin Continues Aggression

Putin Continues Aggression

With recent reports of continued aggression towards Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin’s promises of last week are a fading memory. French President Francois Hollande communicated last week via radio that Putin had no desire to annex eastern Ukraine. This seemed a somewhat plausible assertion at the time, but after drone footage was released which revealed that parts […]