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Ukraine: Cornered as the Curtain Closes

15 March 1999 The Russian crisis hit at a particularly inauspicious time for Ukraine, which was already anxious about being left as a buffer zone between a richer European Union and a failing Russian economy. Last summer, President Leonid Kuchma courted heads of state in Poland and Hungary, extracting promises of continued economic ties. He […]