My commentary deals with several recurring themes. These can be accessed by series (opens a new window to OpEdNews), or individually, by clicking on the items in the list below:

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"Why the Putin Peace Plan is Working, The National Interest, October 22, 2014.

"Russia and NATO Should Be Allies, Not Enemies," (with Robert Bruce Ware) Moscow Times, September 29, 2014. (Vietnamese, in Italiano).

Crosstalk: West vs. Russia,” a talk show on RT hosted by Peter Lavelle, September 10, 2014.

"West Cannot Resolve Ukraine Statehood Crisis," RIA Novosti, September 8, 2014.

"Who gets to define what it means to be Ukrainian?" Russia Direct, September 4, 2014.

"Eastern Ukraine: The Neverending Crisis," The National Interest, September 2, 2014 (part one)
(auf Deutsch)
"How We Won the Cold War, but Lost the Peace," .
The National Interest, September 3, 2014 (part two).

"Ukraine Briefing: The View from Odessa," Center on Global Interests, August 11, 2014. 

Crosstalk: The Idea of Russia and the Russians,” a talk show on RT hosted by Peter Lavelle, July 25, 2014.

Petro Poroshenko's Fatal Flaw,” The National Interest, June 17, 2014. (
en Francais)

Ukraine Update: The Presidential Elections and Beyond,” (with professor Richard Sakwa) interviewed by David C. Speedie of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, May 27, 2014.

"Future of Ukraine-Russia Dialogue Depends on Poroshenko’s Actions in East," RIA Novosti, May 26, 2014.

"Whoever wins Ukraine elections will have to fight for any authority president has," Voice of Russia, May 25, 2014.

"Six Mistakes the West Has Made (and Continues to Make) in Ukraine," The National Interest, May 8, 2014 and Kyiv Post, May 20, 2014. (em Portugu
es; in Italiano; en Espanol)

"Ukraine Update: Report From Odessa,"
an interview with David C. Speedie of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, May 7, 2014.

"Is Ukraine Descending into Civil War?,” The Real News Network, May 6, 2014.

Violence Grips Ukraine's Third Largest City,” The Takeaway with John Hockenberry (NPR), May 5, 2014.

Report from Ukraine: The Crisis Moves East,” an interview with David C. Speedie of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, April 21, 2014.

Ukraine Transitional Gov't Moves Militarily To Reclaim Seized Buildings,” The Real News Network, April 16, 2014.

Kiev Unwilling To Consider Federalism in New Constitution,” RIA Novosti, April 14, 2014.

An Update from Ukraine,” an interview with David C. Speedie of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, April 10, 2014.

Ukrainian Protesters From the East Demand More Autonomy From Kiev Government,” The Real News Network, April 10, 2014.

Ukrainians divided by two narratives of the conflict,” DW.de (Deutsche Welle), April 9, 2014. (auf Deutsch)

Crisis in Ukraine: Ukraine and Russia Beyond Crimean Secession,” an interview with David C. Speedie of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, March 24, 2014.

Save Ukraine!The Moscow Times and Kyiv Post, March 19, 2014.

"Crimean Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation?” (Part 1);
"Crimea Referendum: Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia?(Part 2), The Real News Network, March 18, 2014.

"The Endgame in Crimea," The Nation, March 14, 2014. (Türkçe)

West Needs to Decide Which is More Important: Punishing Russia or Preserving the Territorial Integrity of Ukraine,” ValdaiClub.com, March 11, 2014.

Russia and Ukraine Continue Standoff Over Crimea,” The Kathleen Dunn Show, Wisconsin Public Radio, March 6, 2014.

Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia,” The Real News Network, March 6, 2014.

Situation Remains Tense in Ukraine,” RTÉ-Morning Ireland, March 5, 2014.

Crisis in Ukraine: Crimean Stand-Off,” an interview with David C. Speedie of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, March 4, 2014.

Les pro-Russes ne veulent pas la sécession,” Le Courriere (Geneva, Switzerland), March 4, 2014.

Threat of Military Confrontation Grows in Ukraine,” The Nation, March 3, 2014.

Can the Crimea situation be solved in time,” All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, March 3, 2014.

As Power Shifts, Examining Ukraine’s Uncertain Future,” The Takeaway with John Hockenberry (NPR), February 24, 2012.

"A Coup or a Revolution? Ukraine Seeks Arrest of Ousted President Following Deadly Street Protests," Democracy Now! February 24, 2014.

"The Battle for Kiev," The Nation, February 21, 2014.

Crisis in Ukraine: The View from Beyond Kiev,” an interview with David C. Speedie of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, February 21, 2014.

"Ukraine's Political Violence Spurred by Cultural Divide," The Real News Network, February 19, 2014. (en Nederlands).

"Ukraine's Culture War," the National Interest, February 7, 2014.

"Defending Ukraine's Tough New Protest Law," the National Interest, January 22, 2014.

"How the EU Can Bring Ukraine into Europe," European Leadership Network, January 7, 2014.

"How the E.U. Pushed Ukraine East," International New York Times, December 4, 2013. (en français, po Polsku).