Part I In his annual phone-in conversation with Russia’s populace and in follow-up interviews, President Vladimir Putin has expounded at length on Russia’s current policy objectives regarding Ukraine (Interfax, Kremlin.ru, April 16, 17). Mr. Putin’s remarks evidenced both strategic consistency and tactical adjustments necessitated by Ukraine’s ongoing political consolidation. Although Mr. Putin’s annual phone-in ritual…...
NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin outlines current policy toward Ukraine
By Ukrainian Weekly Editor10 Mins Read