· November, 2008

Stories about Ukraine from November, 2008

Russia, U.S.: “Obama, Palin, and Russian Glamour”

  5 November 2008

Anna Ershova asks her friends outside the United States – “the real outsiders” – who they'd vote for: “The vast majority of my Russian and Ukrainian friends and acquaintances — the younger crowd — would vote for Barack Obama if they could. But in general, the older Russians get, the...

Ukraine: More on Political Chaos and the Economy

  1 November 2008

Moscow Rules praises Mykhaylo Petechuk's text on Ukraine's economic situation posted on Mmd Russia Blog. Petechuk writes: “But we are skeptical about the real impact the IMF can have on three people who are competing with each other for the position of President in upcoming Presidential elections and a political...

Russia, Ukraine, Somalia: Cargo Ship “Faina”

  1 November 2008

Russian Navy Blog posts updates – here and here – on the capture of the MV Faina cargo ship by Somali pirates. At the time of the capture, the ship's crew consisted of 17 Ukrainian citizens, three Russian citizens and one citizen of Latvia; the ship's Russian captain died from...

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