Russian President Vladimir Putin announced to simplify the procedure for Ukrainian citizens in the Donbass occupied territories to obtain Russian citizenship, a step directly aimed at weaponizing the right of citizenship and has to be interpreted as outright state aggression. Continue reading Passportization: Russia’s tool of state aggression in its near abroad
With various Russian gas infrastructure projects in full steam, and other adjustments in the delivery of Russian gas to Europe, it is time to face what it wil mean for the country that will be hit by this: Ukraine. Continue reading Europe’s sleepwalk into eastern gas troubles
Former Georgian President and ex governor of Odessa Saakashvili had his Ukrainian citizenship stripped by Proroshenko over charges of lying about his criminal prosecution in Georgia. Continue reading Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship: a case of Kompromat?