Since most people don’t like to vacation next to tanks and soldiers, the tourism-dependent region will suffer.
‘All establishments, businesses and other organisations of Ukraine … will belong to Crimea’
Joe Biden calls the emotional event a mere ‘land grab’
‘I don’t know how it could’ve been weaker, besides doing nothing’
Ukraine constitutional changes could yield ground to Russia
Officials sanction 11 Russians, but suggest new Ukraine constitution could be a peace deal
‘It could be somebody else, but it does seem circumstantial’
‘We adopted measures that should encourage shale gas exploration’
‘International bullies’ are watching
Dow Jones plummets
The border region is a case study in predatory Russian-style state capitalism
Two-thirds of Russia’s gas exports to Europe travel through Ukraine
He really has some work to do to become elite
The rules say it can’t join with Crimea unresolved anyway, but aside from that, it would risk intensifying the conflict.
The Vladimirs that may not be making headlines this week
Co-author says Putin still retains ‘Soviet-Marxist’ ideology