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    Forgotten ‘Crimean saboteur’ prisoner defended Ukraine during Russian invasion
    Dec29

    Forgotten ‘Crimean saboteur’ prisoner defended Ukraine during Russian invasion

    Back in 2014 Crimean Tatar Redvan Suleimanov was among the Ukrainian who held out for over 20 days, refusing to abandon a Ukrainian military unit surrounded by Russian soldiers. Two years later he is in FSB detention, part of a grotesque attempt to accuse Ukraine of ‘sabotage’ and ‘incursions’ on its own territory . …read more...

    Kremlin’s Donbas Proxies Use Russian FSB Tactics Against Luhansk Bloggers
    Dec29

    Kremlin’s Donbas Proxies Use Russian FSB Tactics Against Luhansk Bloggers

    The so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’ is now holding two Luhansk bloggers – Edward Nedlyaev and Hennady Benitsky prisoner, accusing them of ‘extremism’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Rosneft Privatization: Reality or Fraud?
    Dec28

    Rosneft Privatization: Reality or Fraud?

    Economy On December 7, the Russian official news agency TASS reported that press secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that 19.5% shares of Rosneft had been sold to “a consortium of Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign fund.” Sechin claimed: “This amounts to over 1 trillion rubles, which will come to the budget, including 10.5...

    The Soviet Union and Russia: Tragedy and Farce
    Dec28

    The Soviet Union and Russia: Tragedy and Farce

    By George Friedman This week marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union. Its collapse was inconceivable at the time. The Soviet Union loomed as a stone colossus astride the world, the equal of the United States, and in the minds of some, its superior. In fact, it was built on a base of sand, held together during its hardest times...

    Best of TOL for 2016
    Dec28

    Best of TOL for 2016

    Our favorite stories of the year. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Best of TOL for 2016
    Dec28

    Best of TOL for 2016

    Our favorite stories of the year. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Belarus: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
    Dec28

    Belarus: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    By Allison Fedirka Local pundits, analysts and media have raised the issue of Russian-Belarusian relations reaching their lowest point in at least five years. Belarus’ military doctrine has changed, new agreements were signed with NATO countries, disputes have developed over energy prices and trade regulations, diplomatic protests were...

    How the West can beat back the Kremlin
    Dec28

    How the West can beat back the Kremlin

    The Kremlin and its allies have started to harvest the fruits of the seeds they have been planting for years. Moscow occupies territories of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine; actively wages war on another part of Ukrainian soil; and is now playing a game of political subversion in several Western states. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Russia’s terror grip on Crimea tightens with new ruling on 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners
    Dec28

    Russia’s terror grip on Crimea tightens with new ruling on 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners

    On Dec 27, Russia’s Supreme Court allowed the prosecutor’s appeal against Ruslan Zeitullayev’s 7-year sentence (as opposed to the 17-year sentence demanded) and sent the ‘case’ for retrial. The Court rejected the appeals brought by Ferat Saifullayev; Rustem Vaitov and Nuri Primov against their 5-year sentences. …read...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement
    Dec27

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. …read more Source: World Affairs...

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