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    Head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Library Arrested, Could Face Four Years in Prison
    Oct29

    Head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Library Arrested, Could Face Four Years in Prison

    The librarian was charged with “inciting national hatred” after a search of the library. …read more Source:...

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead
    Oct29

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead

    Ukrainian news reports say a large fire in a military arsenal in an eastern town is setting off explosions and at least person is believed to have been killed. …read more Source: FOX...

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead
    Oct29

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian news reports say a large fire in a military arsenal in an eastern town is setting off explosions and at least person is believed to have been killed. The fire began Thursday evening in Svatove, which is under government control although near areas controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels. The deputy head of the...

    Fire Hits Ukraine Arsenal, 1 Believed Dead
    Oct29

    Fire Hits Ukraine Arsenal, 1 Believed Dead

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia’s Social Media Sleuths Uncover Info Authorities Want Hidden
    Oct29

    Russia’s Social Media Sleuths Uncover Info Authorities Want Hidden

    The news of Russia’s first casualty among its troops in Syria is remarkable not only because his family doubts the official explanation for his death — that he committed suicide — but also for the fact that it was uncovered by social media sleuths. Conflict Intelligence Team, an online group founded by Russian blogger Ruslan Leviev,...

    No, the Sky Isn’t Falling
    Oct29

    No, the Sky Isn’t Falling

    Few elections in Europe of late have elicited as much uniform editorial commentary and speculation in Western media as the recent parliamentary election in Poland. Several op-eds have flirted with an alarmist view that the era of stability and progress in Poland is coming to an abrupt end as the “right-wing roars back,” the “euroskeptics claim...

    Russia’s ‘Lukewarm’ War
    Oct29

    Russia’s ‘Lukewarm’ War

    Putin’s Arsenal My last blog, triggered by an article in the Huffington Post of October 6, entitled “Nuclear Smugglers Shopped Radioactive Materials To ISIS And Other Terrorists”, posited that Russia is actually waging what one might call a “lukewarm” war against the West in a number of theaters. In this blog, I...

    Karen Dawisha on How Putin Views the West, Interview With Renowned Russia Expert and Author of Putin’s Kleptocracy
    Oct29

    Karen Dawisha on How Putin Views the West, Interview With Renowned Russia Expert and Author of Putin’s Kleptocracy

    Karen Dawisha is the Walter E Havighurst Professor of Political Science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is a world-renowned Russia expert who has written extensively about Soviet foreign policy, Russia-Middle East relations, and contemporary Russian politics. Her most recent book, published in 2014, is Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns...

    Ukraine and Poland: Same Old Backward Rightwing Elements
    Oct29

    Ukraine and Poland: Same Old Backward Rightwing Elements

    Over the past two years or so, I have developed a keen awareness of the wounded pride, historical revisionism and backward rightwing nationalism which characterizes swathes of Eastern European society. I didn’t develop my views by actively seeking out such elements, but rather they found me. Let me briefly back up and explain. In 2014, I...

    Ukraine Rejects Talks With Russia Over Flight Ban
    Oct29

    Ukraine Rejects Talks With Russia Over Flight Ban

    Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsia said on Thursday it had proposed to Ukraine’s aviation authorities further talks on resuming flights between the two countries, but Kyiv swiftly turned down the offer. Direct air services between the one-time allies ceased on Sunday, a new low in commercial relations between the two neighbors....