The most frequently used label for the current conflict in Eastern Europe, the “Ukraine Crisis,” is doubly misleading. It not only distracts from the predominant instigator and driving force of the escalating conflicts in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine – the Kremlin. It may also mislead one into thinking of the “Ukraine Crisis” as merely a local and temporary problem.
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Alya Shandra is the editor-in-chief at Euromaidan Press. Before joining Euromaidan Press, she participated in environmental research and education projects. Alya can be contacted at alya.shandra (a) gmail.com, on twitter @AlyaShandra., or FB
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