The war in Ukraine has reached a critical point, and the consequences of inaction could be catastrophic. The United States, the U.K., NATO countries, and other allies must step up their support for Ukraine to help push the Russians out of the Donbas and Crimea. It is do or die.Continue reading
Addressing a recent article published by Alan Dershowitz, who unfairly condemned Ukraine’s President for calling on Israel to provide Ukraine offensive weapons.Continue reading
In memory of the honourable David Kilgour, an outspoken member of parliament, a dedicated human rights activist, and a thoughtful friend.Continue reading
This article discusses the error of drawing an analogy between today’s Ukrainian crisis to the 1962 Cuban Missile crisis asserting that
due to Ukraine’s denuclearization following the Budapest Accord the situation today is different than what took place in 1962.
This article discusses the danger posed by Russian troops collecting on the Ukrainian border and the menace of Russian invasions
together with the demands put forward by Putin to Biden and NATO and how the West should respond to those demands.
This article discusses Putin’s contention that there is a Russian civilization that envelops Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians
based on a historical link to Kyivan Rus’. That contention is rebutted and the history of Ukraine is explored as a separate nation linked to Kyivan Rus.
The Center for Eastern European Democracy (CEED) was recently formed as a nonprofit in Toronto to promote liberal democracy in Eastern Europe.
The formation of CEED follows the path of earlier efforts in the West to help advance the cause of the rule of law and human rights in
the former Soviet Union and in the countries of Eastern Europe. Those efforts involved decades of hard work helping dissidents and
informing the public about what was happening in that part of the world. The role of CEED today will be similar in nature.