March 27-30

Catherine Wanner and others quoted in Washington Post: Conflict with Russia galvanizes Ukraine’s identity

William Risch, blog: Ukraine’s Embattled Far Right

Adrian Karatnycky:

Alexander Motyl, via CNN: Ukraine prepares for war

Taras Kuzio:

Serhy Yekelchyk, quoted in Business Recorder: History becomes political weapon in Ukraine-Russia crisis

Specialists from Ukraine and beyond

Rory Finnin, CRASSH: A Divided Ukraine: Europe’s Most Dangerous Idea

Vladimir Kravchenko, quoted in Al Jazeera: Why do Russians support Intervention in Ukraine?

Anders Aslund, blog: How Ukraine Can Use Sanctions to Counter Russia’s Aggression

Paul Goble, blog:

Iryna Chulivska, Ukrainska Pravda: Does Taking Russian TV off the Air in Ukraine Qualify as Censorship?

David Frum, the Atlantic: Ukraine’s Phantom Neo-Nazi Menace

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:


March 24-26

Alexander Motyl, blog: Is Putin next? 

Oxana Shevel, Washington Post: To strengthen claims on Crimea, Russia and Ukraine woo Crimean Tatars

William Risch, interview on CCTV: Impressions of Kiev

Taras Kuzio, Financial Times: Viktor Yanukovich, Mr 50 Per Cent

Marta Dyczok, Hromadske Radio: Russia Slaps Sanctions On 13 Canadians

Yuliya Komska, on NH Public Radio: Crimea, Russian Aggression, & Ukraine’s Future: NH Reacts

Vitaly Chernetsky, on Kansas Public Radio: Washburn Panel Looks at Crimean-Ukrainian Stand-off

Other experts from Ukraine and beyond

Marc Champion, Bloomberg View: The Last Time Russia Didn’t Invade Ukraine 

Mykola Riabchuk, interview: There was no ‘referendum’ in Crimea, it was just a parody

Paul Goble, blog:

Aliona Kachkan, Transitions Online: Ukraine’s Metamorphosis, Protest by Protest

March 20-23

Oxana Shevel, Al Jazeera op-ed: How to defeat Russia

Alexander Motyl:

William Risch, blog: Ukraine: Two heroes, two revolutions

Marta Dyczok:

Vitaly Chernetsky, 2 paragraphs: Imperial persuasion: the Soviet pull on Crimea

Taras Kuzio:

Adrian Karatnycky, on MSNBC’s The Last Word: Russian spies and saboteurs in Ukraine?

Serhiy Kudelia, interviewed on Oklahoma public radio: Why It Could Take Years For Ukraine To Recover From 2014 Power Vacuum

Ellie Knot, blog: Ukraine’s place in Russia’s World

Related experts from Ukraine and beyond

Paul Goble, blog: Moscow’s Next Move against Ukraine May Come from Transdniestria

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:

Konstanty Gebert, Project Syndicate: The Ukrainian Revolution’s Jewish Question

Adrian Bryttan, blog: “The Wolf who cried Fascist!” – Pathology of Russian Propaganda against Ukraine

March 17-19

Laada Bila­niuk, blog: Ethnicity does not determine political allegiance: Breaking through the stereotypes about Ukraine

Jennifer Carroll, Yale Journal: Ukraine’s EuroMaidan Isn’t Just for the Right

Alexander Motyl, CNN:

Timothy Snyder:

Vitaly Chernetsky, quoted on The Blaze: New Sanctions May Not Be Enough to Stop Kremlin’s Move – But One Not Yet Proposed Could Be

Nadia Diuk, interview on CNN: The Crimea Vote 

Marta Dyczok & Mikhail Molchanov, TVO panel: The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Marta Dyczok & Taras Kuzio, quoted by ABC Australia: Ukraine’s history of conflict 

Other specialists from Ukraine and beyond

Anton Shekhovtsov, blog: Fascism, “borderless as our lands, and red as our blood”

Paul Goble, blog:

Volodymyr Paniotto, quoted in Fivethirtyeight blog: Many Signs Pointed to Crimea Independence Vote, But Polls Didn’t 

Otto Pohl, blog: The First Pogrom Victim

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine: Information Channels at War 

March 13-16

Alexander Motyl (blog):

Adrian Karatnycky:

Marta Dyczok & Taras Kuzio, Australian Public Radio, Rear Vision: Ukraine 

Marta Dyczok, Western News: Cutting through Ukraine disinformation

Dominique Arel, CTV News: Crimea referendum is ‘bogus’ as all roads lead east

Other specialists from Ukraine and beyond

Olexiy Haran, The Guardian: Don’t believe Russian propaganda about Ukraine’s ‘fascist’ protesters

Mustafa Nayyem, YouTube: EuroMaidan lecture in Geneva

Otto Pohl, blog: Crimea and Russian National Minorities Elsewhere

Halya Coynash:

Maidan Translations:

Paul Goble, blog: Ukrainian ‘Younger Brothers’ Proving More Mature than Russian ‘Elders,’ Shishkin Says

March 10-12

Joint Statement: Letter signed by dozens of academics worldwide: Statement of Concerned Scholars Regarding the Conflict in Ukraine, written by Juliet Johnson and Maria Popova of McGill University

Interviews & opinion from North American scholars:

Adrian Karatnycky, PBS Newshour: Can US use diplomacy to deter Russia’s moves in Ukraine?

Victor Ostapchuk, CTV News: Putin’s grip in Crimea

Nadia Diuk, PBS Newshour: What’s Russia’s ambition in Eastern Europe?

Oxana Shevel & Maria Popova, Foreign Policy: What Doesn’t Kill Ukraine

Alexander Motyl, Foreign Affairs: Is Losing Crimea a Loss?

Highlights from other experts in Europe and beyond:

Paul Goble, blog: Window on Eurasia: Putin’s Failure in Crimea

Andreas Umland, Voices of Ukraine: Nuclear Proliferation World-wide?

Otto Pohl, blog: Will there be pogroms against Crimean Tatars?

Halyna Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine: Putin’s Neo-Nazi Helpers

Mykola Riabchuk, Eurasianet: Ukraine would lose even more if Crimea remains only “formally” within Ukraine.

March 6-9

Interviews & opinion from North American scholars:

Victor Ostapchuk: Don’t let Russia abuse Crimean history, contributed to The Globe and Mail

Frank Sysyn (video): Why is Crimea so important?

Dominique Arel: About Those ‘Fascists’ in Kyiv – Moscow floats groundless theories in bid to justify move into Crimea, Transitions Online

Bohdan NahayloThe Crimean Tatar factor, Kyiv Post

Marta DyczokStruggling to inform the world, Western News

Vitaly Chernetsky:

Timothy Snyder:

Alexander Motyl (quoted): Ukraine: Fretting about the old country, Newsweek

Highlights from other specialists in Europe and beyond:

Halyna CoynashRussian troops already deployed in mainland Ukraine, Human Rights in Ukraine

Sean Guillory (blog):

Anne ApplebaumRussia’s information warriors are on the march – we must respond, The Telegraph

Chrystia Freeland: Russia Has Already Lost the War, The New York Times