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    Report With Tally of ‘Russian War Casualties’ Causes Stir
    Aug26

    Report With Tally of ‘Russian War Casualties’ Causes Stir

    A Russian-language website has caused a stir with a report asserting that more than 2,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canceled Mistral Sale To Russia Will Cost France Less Than $1.14 Billion
    Aug26

    Canceled Mistral Sale To Russia Will Cost France Less Than $1.14 Billion

    The controversy over France’s sale and then canceled delivery of two Mistral-class warships to Russia has cost the French government less than $1.14 billion, Bloomberg reported. France’s intended sale of the Mistrals to Russia was postponed over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Arctic Draws International Competition for Oil
    Aug26

    Arctic Draws International Competition for Oil

    A new geopolitical “Great Game” is underway in earth’s northernmost region, the Arctic, where Russia has claimed a large area for resource development and President Barack Obama recently approved Shell Oil Company’s test-drilling project in an area under U.S. control. Energy is a big part — but not the only part — of the North Pole...

    Ukraine Pushes for New Sanctions in Retaliation for Russian Detentions
    Aug26

    Ukraine Pushes for New Sanctions in Retaliation for Russian Detentions

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has called for a blacklist of the officials behind Savchenko and Sentsov trials. …read more Source:...

    Berlin and Paris Versus Kiev
    Aug26

    Berlin and Paris Versus Kiev

    Stephen F. CohenAnd Henry Kissinger versus US orthodoxy on Ukraine; and Putin versus Stalin on Russia’s past. …read more Source: The...

    Number of Russian Troops Killed in Ukraine Accidentally Published Online By Russia?
    Aug26

    Number of Russian Troops Killed in Ukraine Accidentally Published Online By Russia?

    A Russian website published and then quickly removed what initially seemed like a mundane article this week titled “Increases in Pay for Military in 2015.” The reason for the sudden removal was what appears to be the accidental publication of secret figures on the numbers of deaths and injuries sustained by Russian soldiers fighting in eastern...

    Ukraine’s Tarantino Goes to the Gulag
    Aug26

    Ukraine’s Tarantino Goes to the Gulag

    Oleg Sentsov, a Rising Star in European Cinema, is the Latest Victim of Russia’s Show Trials …read more Source: The Daily...

    Amid Russian Hostility, Finland Says It Can’t Protect The Baltic Region From Attacks
    Aug26

    Amid Russian Hostility, Finland Says It Can’t Protect The Baltic Region From Attacks

    Finnish President Sauli Niinisto made it clear Tuesday to his country’s Baltic neighbors of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia that Helsinki would not be able help them against any future Russian hostility, according to a Defense News report. Like the Baltic States, Finland shares a large border with Russia that has seen an increased level of...

    Why Not Polyamory?
    Aug26

    Why Not Polyamory?

    The Spectator, a British weekly which claims uninterrupted publication since 1828, covers cultural and political topics with a moderately conservative bias. (It also cultivates excellent writing, sometimes spiced with the distinctive nastiness that is the product of higher education in Britain.) In its issue of August 8, 2015, The Speccie, as its...

    The Daily Vertical: A Song Of Defiance
    Aug26

    The Daily Vertical: A Song Of Defiance

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...