Auschwitz: Where Is the Root of “Polish Revisionism”?

The statement by Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna, claiming that it was Ukrainians alone who allegedly liberated the prisoners from Auschwitz, needs no further comment. We’ll let that remark lie on its author’s conscience, as he seems to have “forgotten” about the thousands of his own countrymen who fought heroically against fascism as part of the Armia Ludowa. In…

Who is fighting whom in Ukraine – and why

The Maidan protests, which started over two months ago, have drawn a very clear line between the political parties. At future elections, voters will ask their candidates, ‘What did you do during Maidan?’ How might the politicians reply? The Ukrainian parliament or Verkhovna Rada has 450 deputies. Half of them are elected from party lists…

Ukraine unrest: the energy connection

A continued wave of violence threatens Ukraine’s role as a critical transit route for moving Russian natural gas into Europe. It could also scare off foreign investors interested in developing Ukraine’s domestic supply of natural gas. By David J. Unger, Staff writer / January 24, 2014 Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych pledged a reshuffling of his embattled government…

Neo-Nazi to come to power in Ukraine?

Vitaly Klitschko has little legitimate chance to participate in the 2015 presidential race in Ukraine, nevertheless it does exist if the EU starts to put pressure on the authorities, independent political analyst Sergei Mikheyev told Pravda.Ru. The expert believes that another opposition candidate from the neo-Nazi party “Svoboda” Oleg Tyagnibok is a more realistic candidate.…