Post Tagged with: "Putin"

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New Century, Old Rivalries: Russian Military Modernisation and NATO

With both NATO and Russia endeavouring to increase and improve their military capabilities against the other, a new arms race is on the cards.

Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives

Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives

When Ukraine decided to postpone an EU Association Agreement in 2013, few would have predicted that it would lead to a prolonged conflict in Europe’s borderland.

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen elaborates on how we are living in a new Cold War, NATO’s mission in Libya, and discusses Vladimir Putin’s motives in the Middle East.

The Crimean Tatar’s World Congress and Eurovision

The Crimean Tatar’s World Congress and Eurovision

Every year Crimean Tatars commemorate their deportation by Stalin in 1944. More than 70 years later, the singer Jamala wrote a song about the deportations and won the Eurovision song contest.

Russia, Iran and Israel: A Troubled Triangle

Russia, Iran and Israel: A Troubled Triangle

Moscow’s efforts to retain good relations with both Israel and Iran will continue to cause each to be wary of becoming too reliant on a Russia that it deems unreliable.

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War Echo in Ukrainian Mountains

The Right Sector emerged during Ukraine’s winter Euromaidan protests and is controversial because of their right wing ideology and advocating the use of force.

Ukraine’s Media during Revolution, Annexation, War and Economic Crisis

Ukraine’s Media during Revolution, Annexation, War and Economic Crisis

After the Euromaidan protests, Ukraine found itself on the receiving end of a hybrid war coming from Russia as information was weaponized by the Kremlin.

Recovering from Frontline Wounds in Kyiv and an Unexpected Encounter

Recovering from Frontline Wounds in Kyiv and an Unexpected Encounter

Arseniy Yatseniuk resigned as Ukraine’s Prime Minister when MPs refused to release additional funds for the war effort, and the ruling coalition dissolved.

Broadcasting through Information Wars with Public Radio Ukraine

Broadcasting through Information Wars with Public Radio Ukraine

They didn’t say they were fighting an information war. The term was not yet in vogue. But when a handful of journalists created Hromadske Radio that’s what they were doing.

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Reflections on Ukraine’s Conflicting Story in the Media

In a situation where information is being used as a weapon, the media in Ukraine and Russia has not presented a clear picture of events, their causes, or their consequences.

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

If people take a clear look at the past and confront the truths and the lies, it may help convince those being spurred to kill that they’d be better off building a future.

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

It is shocking how casual the border between two countries in a state of undeclared war can be.

The Historian as Public Analyst: The Case of Ukraine

The Historian as Public Analyst: The Case of Ukraine

The events of the Euromaidan galvanized Ukrainians and led scholars to debate whether it is a civil war or a war with Russia or the start of a new Cold War.

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