One son joined Ukrainian volunteer troops to fight in the East while his brother and his mother sympathize with the pro-Russian separatists. This is how far division amongst some Ukrainian families is apparently going when it comes to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine as an interview from German magazine ZEIT-Online suggests (use google translate). The … Continue reading Ukraine divided into separatists and “fascists”
Tomorrows parliamentary elections in Ukraine are a hot topic also in Western media. Most articles tell about the candidates and their goals and discuss what consequences the outcome of the elections might have for the war in the East. While the general story of these news is mainly same, there are notably some interesting issues … Continue reading Ukrainian elections in Western media – different views
Although nationalists in Ukraine are said to be a minority in society as well as in the Euromaidan (which probably is true), it seems that one nationalist party is doing not so bad in the latest surveys just a few days before the parliamentary elections. According to German newspaper “Sueddeutsche Zeitung” the nationalist party Right … Continue reading Ukraine elections – nationalists on the rise?
The way media in different countries reports on the Ukraine-conflict and the war for Novorossiya (New Russia) is being influenced by all parties involved. In the end finding something like truth between all the media coverage appears to be almost impossible. One example is the reports on the presence of Russian troops within Ukraine and … Continue reading Looking back: Euromaidan killings