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USSR successor

USSR successor

When the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990’s, the nations who formed part of that Soviet Empire gradually reclaimed their independence. As such the notion of a USSR successor state is open to...

Russia-Ukraine gas dispute – endgame?

Russia-Ukraine gas dispute – endgame?

In the New Year’s spirit, I’m going to stick my neck out and predict that the current annual Russo-Ukrainian gas dispute will be resolved by the weekend. Why? Because there’s nowhere else for either...

It’s Russo-Ukrainian gas crisis time!

It’s Russo-Ukrainian gas crisis time!

Ah, Christmas. A time for family, opening presents, and eating far too much. Oh, and time for the annual Russo-Ukrainian gas crisis. In a move that has become almost as traditional as Santa’s squeeze...

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Poland and Ukraine to host Euro 2012

In a bit of a shock result, the joint bid from Ukraine and Poland has beaten hot favourites Italy to the right to host the Euro 2012 football tournament. There had been fears that...