Elvira Kadyrova A proactive position, harnessing friendly ties and fundamentally new approaches could pave the way for Ukraine to re-join the list of the major foreign economic partners of Turkmenistan and revive energy cooperation with this Central Asian country. The Ambassador of Ukraine to Turkmenistan Viktor Maiko reflected on the existing opportunities in his article, […]
On the 1st of May 2019, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has sent a congratulatory letter to the newly elected President of Ukraine Vladimir Aleksandrovich Zelenskiy on his election to the high state post.
1 мая 2019 года Президент Туркменистана Гурбангулы Бердымухамедов направил официальное поздравительное письмо избранному Президенту Украины Владимиру Александровичу Зеленскому по случаю избрания на высший государственный пост.
The Recalcitrant Hippy Debaltsevo, is a quiet little town of 30,000 souls, very clean; with lovely architecture dating back to its founding in 1878 when a Railway station was opened there. Good jobs, schools, hospitals; a great place to raise the kids. More than half of all Americans, live in a town… just like it. […]
The Recalcitrant Hippy The Ukraine crisis started on Nov. 21, 2013; today we have a cease fire agreement. President Viktor Yanukovych had refused to sign a free-trade agreement with the European Union which included the same austerity measures that have nearly destroyed Greece. It was not in Ukraine’s best interest and Moscow was proposing a […]
The Recalcitrant Hippy The putsch regime in Kiev is using the military to pursue the oligarchs financial ambitions of global hegemony. The German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, warned this week that: “US arms supplies to Ukraine would be a declaration of war against Moscow.” A Russian military expert, Yevgeny Buchinsky, was quoted as saying that if […]
Tariq Saeedi Ashgabat, 26 Dec—If ‘the west’ is a myth, what is reality? The reality is what Machiavelli pointed out long ago: permanent interests In fact, Machiavelli is in need of correction – instead of permanent interests we just need to talk of interests, permanent or temporary. Except for the need for survival, peace and […]
Tariq Saeedi Ashgabat, 24 Dec—The Russian bailout package with the $15 billion bond purchase and immense discount on gas price at its core, translates into one life-size message for the so-called ‘west’: You are damned if Yanukovych falls and you are damned if he doesn’t. The current gas sale-purchase agreement between Russia and Ukraine will […]
Tariq Saeedi Ashgabat, 23 Dec—Whether we equate it with Karate or Chess, the Russian bailout package for Ukraine is a brilliant move. Europe now finds itself between a hard place and Putin. We shall return to it later. For now let’s look at the gas deal. Heavy discount on gas Gazprom agreed to slash gas […]
Tariq Saeedi Ashgabat, 20 Dec—Russia and Ukraine signed 15 bilateral documents Tuesday (17 Dec). If good sense can somehow prevail on all sides, the net impact would be entirely positive for all players – a win-win situation albeit different players taking home unequal slices of win. The Moscow-Kiev deal includes the bailout package for Ukraine, […]