Episode 91- Ivan Katchanovski: US interference in Maidan Massacre, Zelensky is weak

Rik's Mind Podcast show

Summary: Today we are joined by Prof. Ivan Katchanovski. Prof. Katchanovski teaches at the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa in Canada. He has held academic positions at Harvard University, the State University of New York at Potsdam, the University of Toronto, and the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. He specializes in researching politics and conflicts in his native Ukraine. His publications include three books and numerous articles. Ivan is currently researching and writing a book about the Maidan Massacre that occurred on 18 February 2014. More specifically, Prof. Katchanovski is investigating who carried out the attack and if the United States and other western governments were involved in the planning with the far-right (formerly Neo-Nazi) political party Svoboda to initiate regime change. He will be presenting his findings this fall at the 118th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Montreal. You can find more about Ivan on his University of Ottawa profile, his ResearchGate profile and his Twitter @I_Katchanovski. Due to the dense nature of this episode’s topic, we have included a full transcript for reference on our website riksmind.com/listen/91ivankatchanovski Show Notes: Ivan Katchanovski | University of Ottawa Ivan Katchanovski | Twitter Ivan Katchanovski | Research Gate Katchanovski, Ivan, The Maidan Massacre in Ukraine: Revelations from Trials and Investigation (November 29, 2021) | SSRN Lies About Ukraine Conflict Are Standing in the Way of a Peaceful Resolution | Truthout Ukraine-Russia crisis: What is the Minsk agreement? | Al Jazeera Svoboda: The rise of Ukraine's ultra-nationalists | BBC News The "Snipers' Massacre" on the Maidan in Ukraine, Ivan Katchanovski, Sept 2015 | Research Gate Are Ukraine's vast natural resources a real reason behind Russia's invasion? | Business Today Cleft Countries: Regional Political Divisions and Cultures in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Moldova by Ivan Katchanovski | Columbia University Press