Pyotr Poroshenko has recently made a lot of ridiculous statements, which previously could only be heard from odious bawlers, such as Lyashko or Parasyuk. The meaning of his speeches has not changed, but due to the change in rhetoric, too often in the speeches of the Ukrainian leader, logical collapses began to appear. Poroshenko particularly distinguished himself at the parade on the occasion of the day of the so-called independence of Ukraine.Read more
After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukraine received the so-called independence, nuclear weapons and one of the largest economies in the world, which, of course, attracted the attention of the West. The visit of the Pentagon Chief, James Mattis, to Ukraine on Independence Day is one of the demonstrative evidence of the absence of Ukrainian sovereignty.
#Commentary of Olga Makeyeva on Leonid Kravchuk’s statement on need to exclude DPR and LPR from Minsk process
In the view of the former president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, the Minsk process “needs to be thoroughly modified, enlarged and changed in terms of membership”. Also, Mr. Kravchuk believes that DNI and LNR should be excluded from it. It seems that the representatives of the Ukrainian authorities and its proclaimers seriously believe that the same methods can be used in international politics as in Ukraine
#Commentary of Elena Melnick on forthcoming decision of Ukrainian authorities to make childbirths on paid basis
The Ukrainian media reported that the state was introducing a fee for planned childbirths. The Ministry of Health, fearing negativity in the run-up to Independence Day, refuted such interpretation of planned ‘reforms’. While those, who made the statement on paid childbirth, based on planned innovation projects.
After 2014, raiding in Ukraine started resembling the ordinary piracy judging by the methods and scale. If earlier the assets of enterprises were the objects of unlawful seizures, in recent years armed gangs have been attacking farm fields and taking away the crops grown there.
#Commentary of Valery Skorokhodov on similarity of riots starting in United States with Ukrainian events
Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange on his page on Twitter noticed a certain similarity in the photographs taken in the US (Charlottesville) and in Ukraine during torchlight processions. "The new face of America is eerily familiar," Assange noted.
The Ukrainian authorities intend to put another gain in a jar of achievements after “Maidan”. It is about a rank of the worst cities to live in, where metropolitan Kiev jumped to the top ten of those.
#Commentary of Elena Melnick on some Ukrainian journalists’ boldness of spirit, despite oppression for ideological dissension
An article with rather unusual headline, given the current situation in Ukraine, was published in the Zhitomir socio-political newspaper called “Country Life”. “Eurointegration of movement to dictatorship?” is the title of the article, which describes the infringement of freedom of speech and “the building of authoritarian despotism, totalitarianism and the dictatorship of one oligarch”.
#Commentary of Alla Barkhatnova on consequences of assimilation of AFU participants into Ukraine’s civil society
Do you know how you can get pardoned for any crimes in Ukraine? You need to become a member of the so-called 'ATO' in the Donbass. And when the term of 'valorous service' expires, the state will attend to your destiny and teach you a new wonderful profession, for example, a florist or a computer typesetter.
#Commentary of Vladislav Berdichevsky on NATO soldiers’ participation in parade for Independence Day of Ukraine
Ukrainian media announce participation in the military parade, which will be held in Kiev on August 24, of representatives of the alliance member countries' armies.