Each day in Ukraine brings new escalation. This Monday, Kiev launched a fresh offensive to retake Sloviansk, two days after the release of OSCE observers in the separatist-held city. But rather than the tide turning, gains by the government are usually coupled with news of new pro-Moscow flashpoints cropping up. Is civil war inevitable?
Freelance War Reporter
Director of the Foundation for Strategic Research
Associate professor, American Graduate School of International Diplomacy
Political analyst, Voice of Russia radio station