Category Archive: Ukraine

Russia needs Caution towards Japan based on the American Question: Analogy of China

Russia needs Caution towards Japan based on the American Question: Analogy of China Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation will visit Japan in… Continue reading

Concerns of Russian Federation: America, China, Japan, Naval Issues and the South China Sea

Concerns of Russian Federation: America, China, Japan, Naval Issues and the South China Sea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that the Japanese government is seriously thinking about… Continue reading

Berlin, Paris Side With Moscow Against Kyiv In Normandy Group’s Meeting

Berlin, Paris Side With Moscow Against Kyiv In Normandy Group’s Meeting Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Vladimir Socor The Jamestown Foundation As anticipated (see EDM, February 26), the “Normandy” meeting on March 3–4,… Continue reading

Russian Federation should be a Pivotal Nation for Japan: Energy, Geopolitics and US Failure

Russian Federation should be a Pivotal Nation for Japan: Energy, Geopolitics and US Failure Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation should become a pivotal nation… Continue reading

Obama Administration Undercutting Ukraine’s Position in the Minsk Armistice Negotiations

Obama Administration Undercutting Ukraine’s Position in the Minsk Armistice Negotiations Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Vladimir Socor The Jamestown Foundation Urged by US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Kyiv last week,… Continue reading

Russian Federation is Far From Isolated: Hosting of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Russian Federation is Far From Isolated: Hosting of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization Galina Zobovo, Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is in the vanguard of supporting… Continue reading

United Kingdom Hints at Softening Stance Against Russia despite G-7 Condemnation about Ukraine Crisis

United Kingdom Hints at Softening Stance Against Russia despite G-7 Condemnation about Ukraine Crisis Galina Zobova, Takeshi Hasegawa and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Obama continues to sound like a Cold… Continue reading

Impact of US Autistic Foreign Policies in the Balkans and Ukraine: (Part I) Croatia

Impact of US Autistic Foreign Policies in the Balkans and Ukraine: (Part I) Croatia By Vojin Joksimovich Modern Tokyo Times Former US ambassador to Moscow Jack Matlock, in his February 20 National Press… Continue reading

China’s Tacit Approval of Moscow’s Ukraine Policy

China’s Tacit Approval of Moscow’s Ukraine Policy Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Roger McDermott The Jamestown Foundation Since Moscow initiated military operations in Ukraine in February 2014, China has seemingly adopted an ambiguous… Continue reading

Former Leader of Japan visits Crimea: Japan and Russian Federation Relations

Former Leader of Japan visits Crimea: Japan and Russian Federation Relations Takeshi Hasegawa, Galina Zobova and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is a pivotal nation for Japan in the… Continue reading

Japan Should Strengthen Ties with the Russian Federation

Japan Should Strengthen Ties with the Russian Federation Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan should implement a major policy shift based… Continue reading

Finland Points the Way Ahead for Japan towards Russia: Remember Kosovo?

Finland Points the Way Ahead for Japan towards Russia: Remember Kosovo? Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The government of Japan should focus on the stance taken… Continue reading

“Power Purification” Law and Merkel Slow Down Progress in Ukraine-Russia Diplomacy

“Power Purification” Law and Merkel Slow Down Progress in Ukraine-Russia Diplomacy Vojin Joksimovich, PhD Modern Tokyo Times “Power Purification” Law The Ukrainian Parliament, Verkhovna Rada, has passed a new law translated as “Power… Continue reading

Ukraine’s Tale of Two Elections

Ukraine’s Tale of Two Elections James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU AIU American Institute in Ukraine On October 26, Ukraine – minus Crimea and the part of Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts controlled by… Continue reading

Ukraine’s Collapsing Economy

Ukraine’s Collapsing Economy Anthony T. Salvia Director, American Institute in Ukraine AIU American Institute in Ukraine With the ceasefire now in its fourth week, Ukraine commentators are shifting their attention from the military… Continue reading

Yatsenyuk’s Call for Putting Ukraine Back on NATO Path May Be Kiev’s Last Card

Yatsenyuk’s Call for Putting Ukraine Back on NATO Path May Be Kiev’s Last Card James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU AIU American Institute in Ukraine Today Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk announced that… Continue reading

Kiev Elites in Ukraine given Green Light to Slaughter by NATO, EU, US and G7

Kiev Elites in Ukraine given Green Light to Slaughter by NATO, EU, US and G7 Ramazan Khalidov, Ri Kuk-Chol and Michiyo Tanabe Modern Tokyo Times The elites within the Western block already took… Continue reading

Ukraine: Poroshenko’s ‘Hail Mary’ Pass

Ukraine: Poroshenko’s ‘Hail Mary’ Pass James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU AIU American Institute in Ukraine For those not acquainted with American football, a “Hail Mary” pass is the desperation move of a… Continue reading

After MH17, the Real Problem Remains War in Eastern Ukraine

After MH17, the Real Problem Remains War in Eastern Ukraine James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU AIU American Institute in Ukraine Washington must stop insisting on a military solution Within hours, perhaps minutes,… Continue reading

EU and Anti Russia: Mass Unemployment, Huge Debt and Corruption but Ukraine Opposition Ignores

EU and Anti Russia: Mass Unemployment, Huge Debt and Corruption but Ukraine Opposition Ignores Olivier LeCourt and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times It is rather ironic that many undemocratic and nationalist forces in… Continue reading

Ukraine Unelected Elites in Kiev Support IMF and Western Takeover

Ukraine Unelected Elites in Kiev Support IMF and Western Takeover Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is unimaginable that an uprising would occur in the heart of… Continue reading

Ukraine Crisis: Japan should take a cautious approach towards Russia based on geopolitics

Ukraine Crisis: Japan should take a cautious approach towards Russia based on geopolitics Noriko Watanabe and Joachim de Villiers Modern Tokyo Times Japan should not pander to America by following a negative tone… Continue reading

Japan Should Focus on Russia and not US Whims about Ukraine

Japan Should Focus on Russia and not US Whims about Ukraine Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is of major strategic significance for Japan and… Continue reading