Yanukovych's Russian Gambit

The Moscow Times publishes an opinion editorial by political analyst Georgy Bovt, writing that President Vladimir Putin scored a public relations victory by foiling the EU bid for Ukraine, but at the same time, Moscow finds itself in a trap. The likelihood that Russia could lose Ukraine is perhaps even greater now than it was one month ago, particularly if integration with Russia does not improve Ukraine's economy or the people's low standard of living.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013