Odessa governorship is a path into irrelevance for Poroshenko – but he can serve the US by provoking a war with breakaway Transnistria and draw Russia into the fight in a way that doesn’t directly involve Washington
Odessa governorate of Saakashvili as a way to oblivion
In the current environment, Saakashvili in Odessa, on the border of Transnistria – is a lighted fuse attached to a powder keg, says Rostislav Ishchenko.
I was always struck by the belief of some politicians of the post-Soviet space in American invincibility and the eternity of Pax Americana. This faith is not even religious. Any religion justifies its position. It is based on a certain philosophy. Any religious dogmas are periodically amenable to reinterpretation, causing internal theological debate. Religions (Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, and even less prone to theological reflection classical…
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