Medvedev Blasts Ukraine -
The Bullies In The Kremlin Are At It Again
Aha! Network Video webcast with Roman Kupchinsky, The Jamestown Foundation
Thursday, Aug 13, 2009 at 12:00 noon (EST)
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Roman Kupchinsky was born in Vienna, Austria and immigrated to the United States in 1949. He graduated with a degree in Political Science from Long Island University; served in the US Army as a rifle platoon leader in Vietnam. From 1978-1988 was President of Prolog Research Corp., a Ukrainian language publishing house and research company. From 1990-2002 was Director of the Ukrainian service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. From 2002-2008 was a senior analyst at RFE/RL. He is the author of numerous articles on Ukrainian affairs, Russian energy and international politics. He edited RFE’s Organized Crime and Corruption Watch as well as two collections of samizdat articles “The Nationality Problem in the USSR” and “Pogrom in Ukraine”. He lives in Arlington, Virginia and can be contacted at Romkp@aol.com.
Click on the image below to watch the official video address of President Medvedev (in Russian):
In Letter, Medvedev Slams Ukraine
MOSCOW -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev lashed out at Ukraine's leadership on an array of grievances, accusing the country of endangering European gas supplies and saying Russia won't send a new ambassador until relations improve.
In a letter to Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko released Tuesday by the Kremlin, Mr. Medvedev cites complaints ranging from Mr. Yushchenko's push to make Ukraine a NATO member to his support of an Orthodox church outside Moscow's control.