Tag Archives: Europe

Stratfor: Ukraine’s Increasing Polarization and the Western Challenge

By Eugene Chausovsky Just days before the Ukrainian crisis broke out, I took an overnight train to Kiev from Sevastopol in Crimea. Three mechanics in their 30s on their way to jobs in Estonia shared my compartment. All ethnic Russians born … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Ukraine and the ‘Little Cold War’

By George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Stratfor We must consider the future of Eurasia after the fall of the Soviet Union. Since 1991, the region has fragmented and decayed. The successor state to the Soviet Union, Russia, is emerging from … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Ukraine Turns From Revolution to Recovery

By George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Stratfor The uprising in Kiev has apparently reached its conclusion. President Viktor Yanukovich and the opposition reached an agreement, negotiated by the Polish, German and French foreign ministers. The parliament is now effectively in … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Ukrainian Protests

By George Friedman, Stratfor A few months ago, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was expected to sign some agreements that could eventually integrate Ukraine with the European Union economically. Ultimately, Yanukovich refused to sign the agreements, a decision thousands of his … Continue reading

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Stratfor: The U.S.-European Relationship, Then and Now

By George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Stratfor I am writing this from Greece, having spent the past week in Europe and having moved among various capitals. Most discussions I’ve had in my travels concern U.S. President Barack Obama’s failure to … Continue reading

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