Geneva agreement crumbles

UPDATED scholars contact list: EXPERTS ON UKRAINE & FAQs 04.25.2014

Marta Dyczok:

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Oleh Katsyuba, CCTV: Ukraine Gives Russia 48-Hour Deadline to Explain Drills

William Risch, blog:

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Alexander Motyl:

Adrian Karatnycky, quoted in JTA: Ukrainian Separatist TV Channel to Combat “Zionist Zombies”

Taras Kuzio, YouTube:

Erik Herron, blog: How – and Why – to Spoil and Election

Katya Soldak, Forbes: Vladimir Putin and His Bodyguard of Lies 

Rachel Maddow, Washington Post: Will U.S. Energy Companies Disrupt Obama’s Russia Policy?

Volodymyr Yermolenko, Eurozine: Dreams of Europe

Henry Nau, Deutsche Walle: NATO Should Act Now, Not Later

James Rupert & Irena Chalupa, Atlantic Council: Intelligence Chief: 100 Russian Officers Are Leading Ukraine’s Uprisings

Christian Caryl, Foreign Policy: Novorossiya is Back from the Dead

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:

Paul Goble, blog:


Experts list; Latest from Geneva and Donetsk

NEW! Media contacts: EXPERTS ON UKRAINE & FAQs 04.18.2014

Marta Dyczok:

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William Risch, blog:

Adrian Karatnycky, MSNBC: “Glimmer of Hope” in Ukraine?

George O. Liber, Moscow Times: Why Ukraine’s May 25 Election is so Important

Stephen Velychenko, Historians in UA: Why Ukrainians Should Prefer a Neo-Liberal Capitalist EU to Putin’s Neo-Liberal Capitalist Eurasian Union

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times: In Dad’s Hometown, European Souls

Anton Shekhovtsov, blog: Russian and Pro-Russian Right-wing Terrorists Spreading Fear and Hate in Ukraine

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:

Paul Goble, blog:

April 15-17

Click links to author profiles and publications

Timothy Snyder, Eurozine: Europe and Ukraine: Past and future

Taras Kuzio, Atlantic Council: The Unthinkable Happens in Europe: Russia Invades Ukraine

Marta Dyczok, CTV News: Ukrainian Government’s Ultimatum – Pro-Russian Separatists Ordered to Disarm

Adrian Karatnycky, quoted in Voice of America: Kyiv: Russian Banks Fund Separatists

Yuliya Komska, Pacific Standard: Can the Kremlin’s Bizarre Sci-Fi Stories Tell Us What Russia Really Wants?

Roman Szporluk, Delo: Ukraine is a Child of Europe (in Slovenian)

Stephen Velychenko, letter in CriticAtac: Maidan or anti-Maidan – The Ukraine Situation Requires More Nuance

Publications by specialists in related fields in Ukraine and beyond

Halya Coynash, Al Jazeera: East Ukraine crisis and the ‘fascist’ matrix

Matthew Light & Maria Popova, Globe and Mail: The Kremlin, not language, is driving Ukraine apart

Maria Snegovaya, New Republic: Despite Pro-Russian Protests, Majority of Ukrainians Lean Toward Europe

Julia Ioffe, New Republic: Russia Has Basically Invaded Ukraine Again. Here’s Why Kiev Isn’t Shooting Back

Anne Applebaum, Slate: Putin’s New Kind of War

Lilia Shevtsova, The American Interest: The Putin Doctrine: Myth, Provocation, Blackmail, or the Real Deal?

Oksana Grytsenko, Kyiv Post: What drives the hate in eastern Ukraine

Andreas Umland:

Anders Aslund:

Paul Goble, blog:

April 11-14

Links to author profiles and publications

Adrian Karatnycky:

William Risch:

Oxana Shevel, Eudo Citizenship: The Aftermath of Annexation: Russia and Ukraine Adopt Conflicting Rules for Changing Citizenship of Crimean Residents

Alexander Motyl:

Taras Kuzio:

Articles from related specialists in Ukraine and beyond

James Meek, The Guardian: Most Ukrainians are neither loyal Russians nor fascists

Hugh Barnes, LRB Blog: In Donetsk

Mykola Riabchuk, Al Jazeera: Ukraine: Russian propaganda and three disaster scenarios

Askold Lozynskyj, Huffington Post: Putin’s Green Men with Masks

Mark D. Steinberg, HNN: Putin, Man of Mystery? Hardly.

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:

Paul Goble, blog:

April 7-10

Click for scholar profiles and publication links

Alexander Motyl:

Paul Robert Magocsi, YouTube: Little Russia or Ukraine: The Eurasian East versus the European West

Marta Dyczok, CTV News: Separatists in Eastern Ukraine

William Risch, Red & Black: Georgia College professor offers inside perspective on crisis in Ukraine

Bohdan Vitvitsky, letter to NY Times: Ukraine and Its ‘Shared’ History

Adrian Karanycky, MSNBC: Kerry blames Russia for new Ukraine protests

Taras Kuzio:

Articles from related specialists in Ukraine and beyond

David Brandenberger, Fox News: Pro-Kremlin viral video portrays Ukraine invading Russia

Nicolai Petro, Deutsche Welle: Ukrainians divided by two narratives of the conflict

Paul Goble, blog:

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine:

April 3-6

(Click below for scholar profiles and links to articles and video)

Timothy Snyder, PRI: In Eastern Europe, the situation with Russia rekindles some very old fears

Bohdan Nahaylo:

Blogs by related specialists from Ukraine and beyond

Zbigniew Wojnowski, Open Democracy: Whose Crimea is it anyway?

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine: Right Sector’s increasing problems with credibility

Robert Pyrah, Oxford University Press blog: Western (and other) perspectives on Ukraine

Paul Goble, blog:

Mustafa Nayem, Ukrainska Pravda: The Right Sector: An Inside View

March 31-April 2

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Alexander Motyl, blog: Experts on Ukraine Still Getting It Wrong

Dominique Arel, quoted in Globe and Mail: Baird works to head off any Russian designs on Moldova

William Risch, interview with Georgia College web: Professor visits Ukraine, shares stories of protest, revolution and hope

Taras Kuzio:

Olga Andriewsky, letter to NYT: Ethnic Distinctions in Ukraine

Other related scholars from Ukraine and beyond

Slavoj Zizek, Blog da Boitempo : What Europe should learn from Ukraine

Anton Shekhovtsov, blog: Moscow’s friendship with the European far right testifies to the Kremlin’s slave mentality

Eugene Bondarenko, blog: Kharkiv: The City I Got Wrong

Alexei Yurchak, Anthropoliteia: Little green men: Russia, Ukraine and post-Soviet sovereignty

Adrian Bryttan, blog: ‘Censorship’ or Sanity? – Blocking Enemy Russian Agitprop on Ukrainian TV FAQ

Ivan Kratsev, Project Syndicate: Putin’s World

Paul Goble, blog:

Halya Coynash, Human Rights in Ukraine: Creating a trustworthy judiciary

Edward Lucas, Lithuania Tribune: Warning: don’t use the Kremlin’s loaded lexicon