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Brit permanently in Ukraine blogging for those with nothing better to read.
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  • Post Riga Summit - Disappointments yet to come 13 hours ago Much has been offered in the media and academia relating to disappointments for Ukraine (and Georgia) at the on-going Riga Summit. With regard to Visa-free, which both nations, rather too hopefully considering how they benchmark against the required standards, were hoping to get definitive start...
  • Umbrellas (of the missile kind) 1 day ago A long time ago, an entry appeared here raising the issue of non-proliferation, missiles, nuclear warheads, and all that stuff that gets lumped together under the heading of “deterrents”, for a Ukrainian nation outside of any military alliance, and with little to no chance of being allowed...
  • Laws 2898, 2899 & Odious Debt and Moral Hazard 2 days ago Yesterday saw the Rada pass Bill 2898 “On peculiarities of transactions with the state or guaranteed by the state debt and the local debt”, and Bill 2899 which allowed for the subsequent amendments to the State budget. Our new #Moratorium Law enables the @Kabmin_UA_e to suspend payments if...
  • And what of the US? 3 days ago Following on from yesterday’s first entry in a month, it is perhaps worthy of asking a few questions relating to this statement – and what it actually means, and where it leads – if anywhere: “Indeed, the USA, perhaps due to, and in penance for, its rather expedient interpretation of the...
  • Avoiding the avoidable whilst doing the necessary (Long time no blog!) 4 days ago Firstly, long time no blogging from your regular(ish) author.  It will take a few entries to “get back into the saddle” no doubt.  As such, a rather long, yet shallow and less than nuanced entry to get matters going once more.  Prepare for some less than erudite rambling, but hang in there...

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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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