Crisis Point in Crimea

The west may have a lot to answer for in respect of their interventions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. However, the rights or wrongs of past actions don’t validate or excuse Russian actions now.


Ukraine: The Next Syria?

Violence erupted in Ukraine on Wednesday night, with dozens of killed and injured reported, following the breaking of a brief ceasefire. But why?


Echoes of a Soviet Past

Blood, tears, riot shields and rocks; perhaps not the collection of nouns attendees of the Eastern Partnership summit in Lithuania hoped would mark the close of business in Vilnius.