Reuters’ column: No economic interests in Ukraine-conflict

Edward Hadas, a columnist for reuters.com, writes in an article that the Ukraine-conflict would show that money “isn’t the root of all war“. According to Hadas, economic interests play no role in the ongoing Ukraine-conflict. Hadas states that “economic explanations are inapplicable to the strategy of Vladimir Putin” and that “power is clearly more important … Continue reading Reuters’ column: No economic interests in Ukraine-conflict

Ukraine-conflict – the wider consequences

While fighting in Ukraine goes on and Ukraine government forces are on retreat, it becomes clear that the war for New Russia (Novorossiya) already has and will have wider geopolitical consequences. According to media reports there is strong evidence that Russian army personnel and equipment is active on Ukrainian territory. A Russian tank battalion allegedly … Continue reading Ukraine-conflict – the wider consequences

Greenpeace warns of destruction of Ukrainian nuclear power plant

According to media reports the environmental protection organization Greenpeace is worried about the safety of the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant in Enerhodar at the Dnieper river. Nuclear safety experts are worried that the reactor block could not withstand a direct hit of heavy weaponry. The concrete protective cover has a strength of only 1.20 m.  … Continue reading Greenpeace warns of destruction of Ukrainian nuclear power plant