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    Russian Savchenko Trial Farce Ends. Bring on the Sanctions
    Mar10

    Russian Savchenko Trial Farce Ends. Bring on the Sanctions

    If you think that Russia’s leaders can’t plummet lower, think again. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister has explained that they reneged on the agreement to allow Ukrainian doctors to examine Savchenko because of her “defiant behaviour” in court and “her insulting pronouncements addressed at the court” …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Newest Balkan Games
    Mar10

    Russia’s Newest Balkan Games

    Experts have long known that the Balkans are a political battleground between Russia and the West. And this chronic non-military conflict has only intensified with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and intervention in Syria. Clearly, Moscow regards both democracy and European integration—the two key issues in the Balkans—as dangerous to Russian...

    Cossack Patrols in Stavropol Receive Stronger Policing Powers
    Mar10

    Cossack Patrols in Stavropol Receive Stronger Policing Powers

    The government of Stavropol region is set to expand the powers of Cossack patrols in the region. According to new legislation proposed by the regional council, citizens who disobey Cossack patrols now will be subject to fines. Meanwhile, Cossack leaders say that citizens already do not disobey Cossack patrols, given that the Cossacks patrol...

    Washington Hubris on Full Display at London Foreign Policy Speech
    Mar10

    Washington Hubris on Full Display at London Foreign Policy Speech

    Any doubts that the US government views the nature of its relationship with the UK on foreign policy as one of subservience can be finally put to rest after the visit to London last week of Evelyn Farkas, former US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia. Farkas, who was relieved of her position in the Obama administration...

    Ukrainian Journalist Details Her 419 Days In Separatist Captivity
    Mar10

    Ukrainian Journalist Details Her 419 Days In Separatist Captivity

    The separatists would tell Maria Varfolomeyeva that she had “resort conditions” in her captivity. “As if, when you don’t get beaten up, that’s a resort,” she said. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Two Faces of Russia’s Foreign Policy
    Mar09

    Two Faces of Russia’s Foreign Policy

    To receive an email when a new post becomes available, please subscribe here. Originally many in the West tended to view Russia’s Syrian adventure as yet another one of “Moscow’s gambits.” Commentators described Ukraine and Syria in the same breath. But Russia is eager to demonstrate that the two projects could hardly be more...

    Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?
    Mar09

    Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

    (Image: Flickr / Ivana Vasilj) Jason Smith was both very unlucky and very lucky. His bad luck began on February 20, 2015, when he was walking back to his home in McAdoo, Pennsylvania on a very cold evening. He doesn’t quite remember what happened, but he thinks that he tripped and fell face down into the snow. He lost consciousness and...

    Tyrannical Tendencies: Ukraine’s New January 16th Law
    Mar09

    Tyrannical Tendencies: Ukraine’s New January 16th Law

    On February 16, the same day it almost approved no confidence in the government, Ukraine’s parliament successfully passed law #3700 on its eighteenth attempt. While the law was overshadowed by the controversy over the vote on the government, the legislation is the equivalent of a new “January 16th law” for Ukrainian politicians.What is a...

    Chernobyl Still a Hazardous Wasteland, Greenpeace Says
    Mar09

    Chernobyl Still a Hazardous Wasteland, Greenpeace Says

    Strontium-90 levels have actually risen, posing a danger to people living near the devastated nuclear plant. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukrainian Buk Footage from July 16, 2014 Geolocated
    Mar09

    Ukrainian Buk Footage from July 16, 2014 Geolocated

    On July 16, 2014, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense’s television network aired a program about the military situation in Ukraine with the caption “Servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces patrol the area of the ATO zone.” In a segment of this video, two Buk missile launchers, a Buk Snow Drift Radar, and a ST-68 Tin Shield Radar are shown....

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