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Thursday Apr 10 | Agricultural Market

Russia may found a special economic zone in the Crimea

The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation proposed to establish the regime of special economic zone in the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, in a similar vein to the zone in Kaliningrad oblast.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Samizdata.net

Russiaa lets keep a sense of proportion

We are developing the social individualist meta-context for the future. From the very serious to the extremely frivolous... lets see what is on the mind of the Samizdata people.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Library of Economics and Liberty

You Don't Know the Best Way to Deal with Russia

Foreign policy experts love making bold predictions. The clearer their conclusions, the wiser they sound.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Real Clear Politics

It Is Time to Save the EU

A surge of far-right parties is about to hit the European parliament. Last weekend's success of the National Front in France was led by the party's leader Marine Le Pen, who pledges to take France out of an agreement that is destroying jobs and flooding towns with immigrants.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

BBC News

Nato boost for nervous Baltic states

There has been an American invasion of a former Soviet Airbase in the middle of Lithuania.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Library of Economics and Liberty

You Don't Know the Best Way to Deal with Russia, by Bryan Caplan

Foreign policy experts love making bold predictions. The clearer their conclusions, the wiser they sound.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Free Republic

Ukraine crisis: Putin 'orders partial withdrawal'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a "partial withdrawal" of troops from the border with Ukraine, the German government has said.

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Russia Taday

Crimea to be special economic zone with tax breaks

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev chairs a government meeting in the Crimean city of Simferopol, March 31, 2014.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Miami Herald

Behind the Russian rage

April marks the start of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, now in its third year. Seen here is last year's Poetry is Dead Parade.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Why Russia Yearns for Empire

Should Russian actions in Crimea have come as a shock? Not here. Sure, the specifics were surprising.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

VDARE

Behind the Russian Rage

As the old saying goes, you cannot truly understand a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes.

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The Economist

NATO: All for one

IN 1997, when the world was a gentler place, NATO and Russia came to a far-reaching security agreement.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Free Republic

Poland Calls Home Expat Reserves, Seeks New Anti-Russian Military Block in Eastern Europe

While Poland may be a formal and full member of both NATO and the European Union, they have all but given up on any timely, effective support from these 'allies' in the wake of shocking weakness displayed by the West throughout the recent Crimean land-grab.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Groong

Comment: Ten Places That Would Welcome A Putin Land Grab

COMMENT: TEN PLACES THAT WOULD WELCOME A PUTIN LAND GRAB SBS, Australia March 23 2014 There are plenty of regions, territories and autonomous republics who want to do to Russia what Crimea did to Ukraine: get the heck out of there.

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Jerusalem Post

The Crimean coup

Lithuania, its chequered past during the Nazi and subsequent Soviet domination of the Baltic, and its difficulty in coming to terms with the involvement of its citizens in the Holocaust, is the background to an absorbing new book by veteran broadcaster, Sara Manobla.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Crimea 'Could Be Special Economic Zone,' Says Russian PM

Russia's Deputy PM, Dmitry Kozak , who was in charge of Sochi 2013 Olympics, could take a new "Crimea development" portfolio in Russia's cabinet, Photo by EPA/BGNES With his comments, Dmitry Medvedev confirmed earlier reports by Russian newspaper Vedomosti, which suggested the peninsula would be managed through a separate economic program and even ... (more)

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Shameless appeasement of a thug and a bully: Ex-Defence Secretary...

Appeasement has a bad track record. This is something Western leaders seem to forget on a cyclical basis.

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4 Hoteliers

What's going to happens with the hotel construction boom in Russia?

A huge target market could be in danger: penalties of the EU and the USA could become a large obstacle for the hotel construction projects in Russia, currently 108 hotel projects are in the pipeline.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Nation

Crimean crisis: Flashpoint for a new Cold War?

In separate interviews, Russian Ambassador Alexander G Mariyasov and his Ukrainian counterpart Markiian Chuchuk discuss the crisis in Crimea with Nation TV journalist Veenarat Laohapakakul Alexander G Mariyasov, Russian Ambassador to Thailand Is Russia's action in supporting the referendum and accepting Crimea into Russia a violation of Ukraine's ... (more)

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Foreign Affairs

NATO Is Back

After serving as the prime minister of Denmark for eight years, Anders Fogh Rasmussen was appointed secretary general of NATO in 2009.

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