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    Fascists And Evil Americans: Ukrainian Separatists Launch Magazine For Kids
    Feb19

    Fascists And Evil Americans: Ukrainian Separatists Launch Magazine For Kids

    A ruthless cookie-baking overlord named Fashiston dressed in the colors of the American flag. An evil woman named Gnuland handing out treats to masked men controlled by a pig-headed Ukrainian. And a kind, well-dressed man called Papa who has a striking resemblance to Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    FSB armed terror, torture & lawlessness against Crimean Muslims
    Feb19

    FSB armed terror, torture & lawlessness against Crimean Muslims

    Armed searches are continuing in Russian-occupied Crimea with torture methods used against at least one Crimean Tatar. More details have also emerged of the four Crimean Muslims remanded in custody, though none that could possibly explain their arrest. The wife of the sole non-Crimean Tatar assumes that her husband is under arrest so that the...

    Tortured in God’s Name in Occupied Donbas
    Feb19

    Tortured in God’s Name in Occupied Donbas

    If it was bad for dialogue between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill to admit to Russia’s pivotal role in the war in Ukraine, they should have kept off the subject altogether, particularly given the evidence of systematic religious persecution by Russian & Russian-backed militants and the role played by many paramilitary groups under...

    The European Union Lifts Its Sanctions Against Belarus
    Feb18

    The European Union Lifts Its Sanctions Against Belarus

    Just days before the European Union Foreign Affairs Council’s resolution to lift the sanctions imposed on Belarus in the aftermath of the December 2010 presidential elections, the Belarusian media were full of musings and speculations about the upcoming decision. Some, like veteran opposition journalist Alexander Klaskovsky, opined that the...

    Russia’s S-300 Shipment to Iran Appears Stalled Again
    Feb18

    Russia’s S-300 Shipment to Iran Appears Stalled Again

    The Iranian minister of defense, General Hossein Dehghan, was greeted with exclusive pomp during his visit this week (February 15–16) to Moscow. Dehghan was granted an audience in the Kremlin with President Vladimir Putin—an exceptional overstep of protocol—coming on top of talks with his Russian counterpart, General Sergei Shoigu. Today, Iran...

    With Russia overextended elsewhere, Arctic cooperation gets a new chance
    Feb18

    With Russia overextended elsewhere, Arctic cooperation gets a new chance

    Can the United States and Russia actually cooperate in the Arctic? It might seem like wishful thinking, given that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev asserted that there is in fact a “New Cold War” between the two countries in a speech at the Munich Security Conference. Many people—at that conference and elsewhere—see the idea as far-fetched....

    The Yatsenyuk Chronicles: How Ukraine’s Prime Minister Survived
    Feb18

    The Yatsenyuk Chronicles: How Ukraine’s Prime Minister Survived

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has been under pressure to resign, but unexpectedly lived to fight another day after a parliamentary vote of no-confidence against him failed. What lies behind his political survival? | Русский …read more Source: Carnegie Moscow...

    Russia’s mixed signals on eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    Russia’s mixed signals on eastern Ukraine

    One of the most dangerous elements of Ukraine’s nearly two-year-old conflict remains the unpredictability of its neighbour Russia’s tactics. Despite repeated expressions of support for the Minsk peace process and recognition of Ukraine’s sovereignty over the separatist Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DNR, LNR),...

    Ukraine: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk remains in power
    Feb18

    Ukraine: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk remains in power

    In the evening of 16 February, the Ukrainian parliament failed to pass a vote of no confidence in the government of PM Arseniy Yatseniuk. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Foreign Tourists Flock to Ruble-Weak Russia
    Feb18

    Foreign Tourists Flock to Ruble-Weak Russia

    The number of foreign visitors is expected to soar in the summer as foreigners take advantage of the weakness of the Russian currency. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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