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    Moscow-Backed Terrorism Likely to Spread Across Ukraine
    Jun10

    Moscow-Backed Terrorism Likely to Spread Across Ukraine

    All eyes are currently on the actions of Moscow-supported units in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region. Speculations abound as to when and where these forces will attack next and whether the Ukrainian military will be able to hold back or even repulse them. But an even larger threat, albeit one that has so far attracted less attention, is the...

    Moscow Announces the Creation of Rapid Reaction Forces—Again
    Jun10

    Moscow Announces the Creation of Rapid Reaction Forces—Again

    Russia’s top brass re-announced the creation of rapid reaction forces, with overall numbers of up to 70,000, based upon the existing elite Airborne Forces (Vozdushno Desantnye Voyska—VDV). The idea of creating such a capability is hardly new, but the timing of its latest incarnation is interesting in that it coincides with the summer combat...

    Everything You Thought You Knew About Right-Wing Parties is Wrong
    Jun09

    Everything You Thought You Knew About Right-Wing Parties is Wrong

    The Russian government and its proxies in eastern Ukraine have consistently branded Kyiv’s government a fascist junta and accused it of having Nazi sympathizers. Moscow’s propaganda is outrageous and wrong. In fact, Ukraine’s radical right political parties—Right Sector and Svoboda—have been marginalized. …read more...

    Transatlantic Ties: It’s Time To Rebuild Trust
    Jun09

    Transatlantic Ties: It’s Time To Rebuild Trust

    The trans-Atlantic relationship — with the US-German partnership at its core — is more important than ever in a world which is rapidly changing and braving urgent economic and security challenges. That basic premise explains why Chancellor Merkel refers to the United States as Germany’s indispensable ally and President Obama...

    Revolutions of Dignity: 1989, the Arab Spring, and Ukraine
    Jun09

    Revolutions of Dignity: 1989, the Arab Spring, and Ukraine

    The German Marshall Fund of the United States’ (GMF) Young Transatlantic Network (YTN) represents a generation that has grown up in a world where Germany is united, the Iron Curtain has fallen, the Soviet and Yugoslav and Czechoslovak unions are a part of history, and the European Union and NATO have expanded to include most of the European...

    Putin has no Desire for Peace, says Ukraine’s Prime Minister
    Jun09

    Putin has no Desire for Peace, says Ukraine’s Prime Minister

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has no desire to end the war in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said June 9, citing a renewed offensive by Russian-backed separatists as evidence. “My take is that Russia is not eager and that this is not the desire of Russia to have peace and stability neither in Ukraine nor in...

    “Obama Says G7 Supports Increased Sanctions On Russia” With Michael McFaul
    Jun09

    “Obama Says G7 Supports Increased Sanctions On Russia” With Michael McFaul

    Interviewsinterview with Michael McFaulvia MSNBCHoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul talks about President Obama’s remarks Monday from the G7 Summit on increasing sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: Hoover...

    Calling foul: The U.S. response to Russia’s violation of a nuclear arms treaty
    Jun09

    Calling foul: The U.S. response to Russia’s violation of a nuclear arms treaty

    The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty found its way to the headlines last week. The U.S. State Department issued a report stating that Russia continues to be in violation of the treaty, and an article on possible U.S. military responses sparked angst in Moscow. Until fairly recently, the INF treaty had for a long time been of...

    Anger Grows Behind Rebel Lines As Ukraine Limits Access
    Jun09

    Anger Grows Behind Rebel Lines As Ukraine Limits Access

    …read more Source: Center on Global...

    A Brief History of Anti-Americanism in Modern Russia
    Jun09

    A Brief History of Anti-Americanism in Modern Russia

    Or how contemporary Russians came to see the United States as Enemy No. 1. From Carnegie.ru. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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