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    Since the issue of early elections has been delayed, parliament won’t be dissolved
    Feb23

    Since the issue of early elections has been delayed, parliament won’t be dissolved

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk moved to shore up the ruling coalition and ease the threat of snap elections after this week’s failed bid to oust him. Efforts to attract new members to the alliance appeared to pay off Thursday as the Radical Party said it’s ready to rejoin, having left last year. Yatsenyuk is courting other...

    Looking Back at The Future: The Cosmonaut Legacy
    Feb23

    Looking Back at The Future: The Cosmonaut Legacy

    Launching the first man into space was the greatest achievement of Soviet communism. But it may also have sown the seeds of its ultimate downfall. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine Eurovision Pick Laments Purge of Crimean Tatars
    Feb23

    Ukraine Eurovision Pick Laments Purge of Crimean Tatars

    The song ‘1944′ decries Stalin’s deportation of ethnic Tatars from the peninsula that Russia annexed two years ago. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine Eurovision Pick Laments Purge of Crimean Tatars
    Feb23

    Ukraine Eurovision Pick Laments Purge of Crimean Tatars

    The song ‘1944′ decries Stalin’s deportation of ethnic Tatars from the peninsula that Russia annexed two years ago. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The problem with Thomas Piketty
    Feb23

    The problem with Thomas Piketty

    Perhaps more accurately, we should say one of the problems with the work of Thomas Piketty. As Brad Delong points out, the central contention is as follows: Hotshot French economist Thomas Piketty, of the Paris School of Economics, looked at the major democracies with North Atlantic coastlines over the past couple of centuries. He saw five...

    Will Syria Ceasefire Deal End War, or Lead to Nuclear Exchange?
    Feb23

    Will Syria Ceasefire Deal End War, or Lead to Nuclear Exchange?

    As co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group, the US and Russia announced yesterday an agreement on the “cessation of hostilities” in Syria that is scheduled to go into effect at midnight on February 27th. According to the agreement, the militaries of the US-led coalition, Russia, and Syria would at that point cease hostile...

    Opposition Calls Kadyrov ’Private Army’ Threat To Russia
    Feb23

    Opposition Calls Kadyrov ’Private Army’ Threat To Russia

    A leaked excerpt from the report by the Russian opposition on Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov accuses him of amassing a 30,000-strong “private army” that constitutes a threat to national security. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kremlin-backed militants drive out another vital aid charity as ’western spies’
    Feb23

    Kremlin-backed militants drive out another vital aid charity as ’western spies’

    Marina Cherenkova has been released after nearly a month imprisoned and ‘deported’, with her vital ‘Responsible Citizens NGO effectively accused of being a cover for western security services. There is no news about renowned religious specialist Ihor Kozlovsky taken prisoner a few days earlier …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    For Moscow, Talks Are About Sowing Discord, not Solving Conflicts
    Feb22

    For Moscow, Talks Are About Sowing Discord, not Solving Conflicts

    A ceasefire in Syria, which appeared possible if not probable in early February, has again turned out to be unreachable. And in hindsight, it is rather obvious that it never had a chance. The deal that was negotiated on the side lines of the Munich security conference between United States Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign...

    For Now, Italy’s Relations With Azerbaijan Do Not Upset Russia
    Feb22

    For Now, Italy’s Relations With Azerbaijan Do Not Upset Russia

    The steady build-up of Italy’s long-term economic partnership with Azerbaijan is adding an important geopolitical dimension to Rome’s foreign policy. Sitting on the fence, Russia is monitoring the current trade and infrastructure dynamics between Baku, Rome and the European Union. The Kremlin is always sensitive to Western maneuvering...

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