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    The Western Pragmatists Explain Russia
    Feb22

    The Western Pragmatists Explain Russia

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Documentary ‘Winter on Fire’ Captures Searing Images of Pro-democracy Protests in Ukraine
    Feb22

    Documentary ‘Winter on Fire’ Captures Searing Images of Pro-democracy Protests in Ukraine

    In the Oscar-nominated documentary “Winter on Fire,” filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky chronicles the massive 2013-14 mobilization of one million Ukrainians against a corrupt political regime and their bloody clashes with the police. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    How One Ukrainian Teenager Declared War on Post-Traumatic Stress
    Feb22

    How One Ukrainian Teenager Declared War on Post-Traumatic Stress

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ivona Kostyna couldn’t leave the war even if she wanted to. It was December 2014 and, at age 18, the civilian volunteer was delivering supplies to Ukrainian troops stationed in the front-line town of Debaltseve. Her car broke down, and in the six days it took to make repairs she lived among the soldiers. They were hunkered...

    A New Ukraine Revolution Nobody Needs
    Feb22

    A New Ukraine Revolution Nobody Needs

    On the second anniversary of EuroMaidan, right-wing nationalist militias call for a new coup, playing right into the hands of pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The Daily...

    German, French Foreign Ministers In Ukraine
    Feb22

    German, French Foreign Ministers In Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of Germany and France have arrived in Kyiv for a visit aimed at reaffirming EU support for Ukraine’s leadership. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Russia Stopped at Crimea
    Feb22

    Why Russia Stopped at Crimea

    Putin didn’t need to take over all of Ukraine to achieve his goals. …read more Source:...

    Why are Russian Banks in Ukraine Being Vandalized and Torched?
    Feb22

    Why are Russian Banks in Ukraine Being Vandalized and Torched?

    Over the weekend no fewer than six Russian banks across Ukraine were torched or vandalized by mystery attackers, on the eve of the two-year anniversary of Kiev’s Maidan protests. Molotov cocktails were hurled at three different banks in the western city of Lviv during the early hours of Monday morning, according to a report by the...

    Michael Ignatieff: I’m Angry With Americans for Being Bystanders to the European Refugee Crisis
    Feb22

    Michael Ignatieff: I’m Angry With Americans for Being Bystanders to the European Refugee Crisis

    Being a Canadian politician of Russian descent, Harvard’s Michael Ignatieff talks bluntly with Alexander Görlach about the role the U.S. should play in the European refugee crisis.Görlach: What’s your perspective of what’s going on in Europe?Ignatieff: What you have is the dissolution of state order in the Middle East, and...

    Russia Seeks to Fly Over U.S. With Advanced Digital Camera: ‘Is It Me or Is This Just Insane?’
    Feb22

    Russia Seeks to Fly Over U.S. With Advanced Digital Camera: ‘Is It Me or Is This Just Insane?’

    WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin (Image source: AP/RIA-Novosti,...

    Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv
    Feb22

    Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv

    Right-wing Ukrainian nationalists attacked a branch of privately-held Alfa-Bank in Kyiv on February 20. It was just one of a series of attacks on Russian banks in the capital, as well as Lviv and Mariupol. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...