Post Tagged with: "Russia"

Crimea 2014: Recapping Five Months of Change in Ukraine

Crimea 2014: Recapping Five Months of Change in Ukraine

The West is simply unable to predict Vladimir Putin’s next move and NATO is belatedly bolstering its position in the eastern borderland member states.

Igor Strelkov: Moscow Agent or Military Romantic?

Igor Strelkov: Moscow Agent or Military Romantic?

The Ukrainian Security Service insists that Strelkov took his orders directly from Moscow. But how true is this? Who is Strelkov and what is his background and outlook?

Inside the Head of Vladimir Putin

Inside the Head of Vladimir Putin

Whatever the outcome of the Crimean annexation, it is difficult to see where one of the world’s most most self-obsessed and egotistical leaders goes from here.

The Ukrainian Army Is Unprepared for War

The Ukrainian Army Is Unprepared for War

The failure to deal with fundamental problems of the army is undermining the war effort and alienating the troops conducting the main fighting.

@FuckYouPutin

@FuckYouPutin

Glancing at social media provides ample evidence of the degeneration of the debate into platitudes and crude insults directed at Vladimir Putin.

The Destruction of ‘Colonial Remnants’ in Ukraine

The Destruction of ‘Colonial Remnants’ in Ukraine

One should not belittle Ukrainian achievements. Its media is relatively free, and its elections are generally fair, in contrast to those of Russia and Belarus.

Is Russia America’s Enemy?

Is Russia America’s Enemy?

It does the US, as well as the international community, no good if discussion and debate about US-Russian relations aren’t grounded in sound logic and empirical evidence.

The Ukraine Crisis – Four Cutting Edge Books

The Ukraine Crisis – Four Cutting Edge Books

E-International Relations has published four books covering the Ukraine crisis from a wide range of angles and viewpoints. Each book is free to read.

Russians as Terrorist Victims

Russians as Terrorist Victims

If we are ever to co-exist in peace and with mutual understanding with Russia, we could begin by signalling that Russian victims of terrorism are no less important than others.

Decentralisation in Ukraine: Pros, Cons, and Prospects

Decentralisation in Ukraine: Pros, Cons, and Prospects

Ukraine’s case is complicated by a civil conflict that has involved the direct intervention of a foreign power – Russia – and the more distant involvement of western powers.

The ‘Imminent Collapse of Russia’

The ‘Imminent Collapse of Russia’

Whatever the illusions of the population and the role of propaganda, the fact remains that presidents anywhere with ratings of 80-90% rarely are removed from power.

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