Ukraine Crisis: What It Means for the West

Ukraine Crisis: What It Means for the West

Andrew Wilson / Feb 21, 2020

Ukraine Crisis What It Means for the West A leading Ukraine specialist and firsthand witness to the Kiev Uprising analyzes the world s newest flashpoint The aftereffects of the February Uprising in Ukraine are still reverberating ar

  • Title: Ukraine Crisis: What It Means for the West
  • Author: Andrew Wilson
  • ISBN: 9780300211597
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Paperback
  • A leading Ukraine specialist and firsthand witness to the 2014 Kiev Uprising analyzes the world s newest flashpoint The aftereffects of the February 2014 Uprising in Ukraine are still reverberating around the world The consequences of the popular rebellion and Russian President Putin s attempt to strangle it remain uncertain In this book, Andrew Wilson combines a spellbiA leading Ukraine specialist and firsthand witness to the 2014 Kiev Uprising analyzes the world s newest flashpoint The aftereffects of the February 2014 Uprising in Ukraine are still reverberating around the world The consequences of the popular rebellion and Russian President Putin s attempt to strangle it remain uncertain In this book, Andrew Wilson combines a spellbinding, on the scene account of the Kiev Uprising with a deeply informed analysis of what precipitated the events, what has developed in subsequent months, and why the story is far from over Wilson situates Ukraine s February insurgence within Russia s expansionist ambitions throughout the previous decade He reveals how President Putin s extravagant spending to develop soft power in all parts of Europe was aided by wishful thinking in the EU and American diplomatic inattention, and how Putin s agenda continues to be widely misunderstood in the West The author then examines events in the wake of the Uprising the military coup in Crimea, the election of President Petro Poroshenko, the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, rising tensions among all of Russia s neighbors, both friend and foe, and Ukraine Crisis provides an important, accurate record of events that unfolded in Ukraine in 2014 It also rings a clear warning that the unresolved problems of the region have implications well beyond Ukrainian borders.

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        Andrew Wilson is reader in Ukrainian studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London.


    479 Comments

    1. Якраз для західного читача це дуже потрібна книжка для того, щоб розібратися, що сталося в Україні 2 роки тому і чим це може обернутися для Заходу. Але і для українського читача цікаво почитати про всі перепетії в Україні, про те, як клан Януковича узурпував усю владу, як "діл [...]


    2. From Crimea annexation to the ongoing rebellion in Donbas, this book has everything u wanna know abt the Ukraine crisis & Russia's role in it. Ofcourse, west's point of view :)


    3. This book felt rushed in the effort to get the information out while still relevant; ideas were unpolished, the writing very "rough-draft" feeling. Some lines were painful to read:Western Europe at least became less martial and more post-modern, whatever that meant.Russia did not experience 1968 directly.Further refinement of the text and critical first readers/editors could have improved this text greatly, allowing the knowledge of the writer to be demonstrated without the distraction of awkwar [...]


    4. I cannot even give this book a star. I worked very hard to get past the first 20 pages, but it was far too painful. Choppy sentences, lack of a cohesive thought, typosjust horrible.


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