Ukraine: What Happens in the East Starts in Kiev

Feb 4, 2016 | 09:30 GMT
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk delivers a speech in Kiev on Dec. 29, 2015.

The conflict in eastern Ukraine may be simmering, but political infighting in Kiev is heating up. On Jan. 31, the Self Reliance Party of Ukraine's ruling coalition called for a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, threatening to leave the coalition if parliament did not hold the vote. But whether the prime minister retains his position is a moot point. Kiev will need to shake up its government to retain any semblance of stability, and the upheaval will only complicate Ukraine's position in the broader standoff between Russia and the West....

For Serious People Who Seek Intelligence Over News

Subscribe & Save 50% today!

You can cancel at anytime

  • High quality, unbiased analysis of global events
  • Quarterly, annual, and decade geopolitical forecasts
  • Customized notifications, newsletters, and much more

Preview Some FREE Worldview Articles Below:

Free Coronavirus Articles

Free Geopolitical Articles

Article Search

Copyright © Stratfor Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

Stratfor Worldview


To empower members to confidently understand and navigate a continuously changing and complex global environment.