A (Contrarian) View From Ukraine: Russian Sanctions

Opinion | Alexander Valchyshen

The West should study the Kremlin mindset if they are to effectively negotiate with a wily adversary.

Trump Associates Push Murky 'Peace Plan' With Russia To Lift Sanctions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
US tycoon Donald Trump addresses a press

‘I want to stop a war, number one’

Ukraine Blames Russia For Literally Turning Off The Lights

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

‘A state of emergency in the Ukrainian energy sector’

Top House Armed Services Dem Says Trump Needs To Ship Lethal Weapons To Ukraine

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Servicemen carry the coffins with the bodies of Ukrainian soldiers who died during fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiivka, during a mourning ceremony on Independence Square in Kiev on February 1, 2017. The death toll from the latest escalation in fighting in Ukraine rose to 16 as international alarm rang out over the spike in bloodshed in the European Union's back yard. Government forces and pro-Russian separatists exchanged mortar and grenade fire for a fourth day around the flashpoint town of Avdiivka that sits just north of the rebels' de facto capital Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Sergei/Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images.

‘As the conflict in Ukraine unfolds, the world will be watching you’

Why Moscow Needs Its Warlords, And Why It Also Needs To Kill Them

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Servicemen carry the coffins with the bodies of Ukrainian soldiers who died during fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiivka, during a mourning ceremony on Independence Square in Kiev on February 1, 2017. The death toll from the latest escalation in fighting in Ukraine rose to 16 as international alarm rang out over the spike in bloodshed in the European Union's back yard. Government forces and pro-Russian separatists exchanged mortar and grenade fire for a fourth day around the flashpoint town of Avdiivka that sits just north of the rebels' de facto capital Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Sergei/Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images.

‘More inclined to bargain with Kiev’

Trump Pledges To Restore Peace Between Ukraine And Russia

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Russian servicemen stand atop T-14 tanks with the Armata Universal Combat Platform during the Victory Day parade, marking the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

‘Restore peace along the border’

Obama Leaves Behind A NATO Alliance With Declined Confidence In America

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jacob Bojesson
US President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) after a bilateral meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

‘Signaled an America turning away from Europe’

Russians Celebrate Trump's Inauguration By Putting Him On $10,000 Coin

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jacob Bojesson
Gas burner with Russian coins (Credit linavita/Shutterstock.com)

‘A special event in the history of the world’

REPORT: DNC Worked With UKRAINE To Help Hillary, Undermine Trump During The Election

Politics | Christian Datoc
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton (Getty Images)

‘Ukrainian-American operative…’

There's A WMD Hiding In America's Infrastructure, And It's Startlingly Easy To Set Off

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Modern USA by night- Elements of this image furnished by NASA. Shutterstock.com/Juergen Faelchle

Feds say it could ‘endanger the health and safety of millions of citizens’

Anti-Putin Facebook Post Lands Man In Prison

Daily Caller News Foundation | Eric Lieberman
Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a glass during a ceremony of receiving diplomatic credentials from foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Arrested for criticizing leader of foreign country

Major Gas Magnate Blows His Brains Out Before Cops Arrive To Arrest Him

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A pistol that police said was in the possession of Keith Lamont Scott is seen in a picture provided by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. September 24, 2016. (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department/Handout via Reuters)

A close supporter of the former president…

Russia Lobs 'Thousands' Of Artillery Shells Into Ukraine

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, march outside an Ukrainian military base in the village of Perevalnoye near the Crimean city of Simferopol March 9, 2014. Shots were fired in Crimea to warn off an unarmed international team of monitors and at a Ukrainian observation plane, as the standoff between occupying Russian forces and besieged Ukrainian troops intensified. (REUTERS/Thomas Peter)

Russian military forces were directly involved in the start of the Ukrainian civil war

Ukraine Trolls Failed Russian Pilot Who Crashed Into The Sea

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
A photo taken from a Norwegian surveillance aircraft shows Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in international waters off the coast of Northern Norway on October 17, 2016. 333 Squadron, Norwegian Royal Airforce/NTB Scanpix/Handout via Reuters

‘Worthy of promotion’

Hackers Are Gunning For Your Personal Data By Tricking You

Daily Caller News Foundation | Eric Lieberman
Woman surprised after finding out about a recent hack. [Shutterstock - baranq]

‘we always appear to be several steps behind hackers’

There's A Cuban Missile Crisis Brewing In Ukraine

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Russian servicemen stand atop military vehicles during the Victory Day parade, marking the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Test fired 16 missiles in the Black Sea

China Battles For Internet Hegemony After America Gives Up Control

Daily Caller News Foundation | Eric Lieberman
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: China's President XI Jinping and US President Barack Obama hold a meeting during an official State Visit at the White House. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)

Make the Internet American again

Oliver Stone's Russian Documentary Blames CIA For Kremlin's Invasion Of Ukraine

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
People attend a rally organized by supporters of EU integration at Maidan Nezalezhnosti or Independence Square in central Kiev, December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

‘Headquartered in the U.S. embassy’

China Is Building A Giant Solar Plant At Chernobyl

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Solar panels and nuclear power plant (Shutterstock/jaroslava V)

China uses heavily polluted areas for solar projects

Crimea Annexed, Assad In Power, Ukraine Under Siege, And Obama Tells Trump To Stand Up To Putin

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Vladimir Putin (Credit: Frederic Legrand - COMEO / Shutterstock.com)

No consequences for the Russian government