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      The 12 People Who Ruined Ukraine
      May28

      The 12 People Who Ruined Ukraine

      Image credit: ThinkstockOther Mediavia PoliticoWhen Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down to plot his invasion of Ukraine in February 2014, he didn’t have to start from scratch. Generations of Russian rulers have invaded Ukrainian lands to starve, deport and enslave the native populations, and Putin has drawn avidly from their...

      What’s It Like To Be Hated By The Russian Internet?
      May26

      What’s It Like To Be Hated By The Russian Internet?

      Image credit: Steve GladfelterOther Mediafeaturing Michael McFaulvia The GuardianOnline abuse has got much worse since the annexation of Crimea: the Russian-language debates on Twitter are much more personal. Sometimes it’s just a few very unpleasant tweets. Sometimes it’s hundreds of Twitter messages saying the same thing, as if they...

      In Ukraine, Corruption Concerns Linger A Year After A Revolution
      May18

      In Ukraine, Corruption Concerns Linger A Year After A Revolution

      Image credit: iStockOther Mediaquoting Michael McFaulvia The New York Times To a great extent, the frustrations are to be expected, analysts say. “A year out, everybody is always disappointed from any revolutionary upheaval, that’s a statement of social science law,” said Michael A. McFaul, a Stanford University professor and former...

      Propaganda On Parade
      May13

      Propaganda On Parade

      Image credit: Poster Collection, RU/SU 2241, Hoover Institution Archives.via Military History in the NewsThere can hardly be a more direct connection between military history and current affairs than over the celebration of the 70th anniversary of V-E Day in Russia on May 9. Vladimir Putin attempted to use the huge commemorations to promote the...

      Michael McFaul On The Ukraine Crisis And The Russian Response To Iranian Sanctions
      May01

      Michael McFaul On The Ukraine Crisis And The Russian Response To Iranian Sanctions

      Featured Commentaryinterview with Michael McFaulvia Fox News RadioHoover fellow Michael McFaul discusses the situation in Ukraine and says he believes in arming the Ukrainians. McFaul also notes the Russians are going to defect on sanctions no matter what. Even if Iran violates the terms of the agreement he said that the Russians will vote...

      Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (31:05)
      May01

      Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (31:05)

      Image credit: ThinkstockInterviewsinterview with Paul R. Gregoryvia John Batchelor ShowHoover fellow Paul Gregory discusses German Television’s investigation of Death-Flight MH17. Germany’s channel 1 (ARD) asks why the various countries operating flights over east Ukraine, including Germany, did not close these skies. The program...

      The Disintegration Of The World
      Apr22

      The Disintegration Of The World

      Image credit: pedrosek, ShutterstockOther Mediaquoting Michael McFaulvia The Atlantic“Was ExxonMobil worried about a skirmish in Georgia? I doubt it, but now companies like that one care a lot about the details of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The conflict in Donetsk is being closely watched day by day by multinational corporations and is...

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