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Brit permanently in Ukraine blogging for those with nothing better to read.
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  • "Decentralising" the coalition - A centrifugal force? Ukraine 23 hours ago Way back in November 2014, almost immediately after the Verkhovna Rada election winners had taken their oaths, this blog opined that there would be new Verkhovna Rada elections in the Spring of 2016. At the time that prediction was based purely upon historical precedent.  In short, looking back at...
  • Political technology, who pays (and who pays who pays)? Ukraine 1 day ago At some point over the next week or so, despite better judgement, a final pre-election forecast (guesstimate) will be published for the city of Odessa and also the Oblast.  This in turn, as far as the Odessa City Mayor campaign is concerned, will outline who will enter the almost certain second...
  • Redirecting/Managing (de)mobilisation - Ukraine 2 days ago President Poroshenko has given his interpretation of the outcomes from the most recent Normandy Four gathering on 2nd October in Paris. In short it is a possible, perhaps even probable, move from ceasefire to truce.  The truce to allow for full OSCE monitoring, elections under Ukrainian...
  • A rare public word of thanks for a gathering of minds 4 days ago As regular readers will have noticed, there have been no entries at the blog for the past few days owing to your author being in Gdansk at a gathering of some exceptionally sharp minds (your author naturally excluded from that category). Being fortunate to have the time to attend many such events...
  • A more worthy suspect? SBU bombing, Odessa 6 days ago Following this entry immediately following the bombing of the State Security Service (SBU) building in central Odessa, an entry that suggested caution when speculating as to offenders –  “Perhaps he is correct in where he apportions the responsibility for this latest terrorist blast, although...

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15:01 PM February 17, 2014

As probably the only native English speaker in Zaporozhzhye and definitely the only South African it’s interesting to see a Brit blogging. Well done, at least now you’ve got one follower!

09:43 AM March 27, 2014

Actually, you are not the only native English speaker in Zaporozhzhye! ;-) Cheers!

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