Stories about Ukraine from January, 2006
Introduction to Ukrainian Blogosphere
Only a few Ukraine-based English-language blogs were around when the 2004 mass protests began, and, just like Ukraine in those exciting days, they received lots of unexpected attention. Some of these bloggers are no longer in Ukraine, but others have taken their place, and, although not numerous, Ukrainian blogs are...
Ukraine: Pora's Platform
Orange Ukraine reports on the Pora political party's stance on the issues going into the next election.
Ukraine: Gas Pains
foreign notes says that Ukraine's natural gas problems are politically hurting the president's bloc.
Ukraine: Deserving Respect
Scott W. Clark says that Viktor Yushchenko deserves respect for acting within the law and through democratic institutions to restore order to Ukraine's government.
Ukraine: Thoughts on Government
Scott Clark has additional thoughts on the dismissal of the Ukrainian government, saying it is perhaps not as bad for Yushchenko as it first seemed.
Ukraine's government has been sacked now that details of the deal have emerged. Veronica Khokhlova is frustrated with politics in Ukraine.
Ukraine: Gas Deal Not Bad
Orange Ukraine says that the new gas deal between Russia and Ukraine is not bad, and breaks down the good and bad in it.
Ukraine: Winners and Losers
foreign notes discusses who won and who lost in the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute.
Ukraine: Turkmen Gas Deal
Ukraine has cut a new deal to buy gas from Turkmenistan. The trick, as foreign notes reports, is in how it gets to Ukraine.
Turkmenistan: Ukraine Gas Negotiations
neweurasia reports that the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute has changed the nature of Ukraine-Turkmenistan gas negotiations.
Ukraine: Fast-Moving Gas Crisis
LEvko of Foreign Notes takes a look at the fast-developing gas crisis in Ukraine.