12 hrs ago
Following the Russian playbook
Orange County Register March 7, 2014 Friday Following the Russian playbook By JAMES J. COYLE, Contributing Writer Unlikely that U.S. or Europe will militarily intervene.
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16 hrs ago
BBC: it's the quality, not quantity, stupid.
There used to be an entire industry devoted to Kremlin watching during the Cold War, it's a pastime that's enjoying - if that's the right word - a revival just now.
20 hrs ago
City to install more sirens
The city already has two such sirens - one each at the fire stations on West Church Street and Starling Avenue.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
JAMES CARROLLShift in defense
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sent the first signal: " Pentagon plans to shrink Army to pre-World War II level ," a New York Times headline in late February read.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Editor column: Debate commission's goal is to engage and inform you, the voter
Those elections for U.S. president, or in the case of Lincoln-Douglas, for a U.S. Senate seat portending a presidential race, were largely defined by debates between the candidates.
Kremlin hopes Ukraine crisis will not start new Cold War
President Vladimir Putin's spokesman lashed out at the West on Friday and defended Russia's actions in Ukraine, but said he hoped a new Cold War would not break out despite "extremely deep disagreements".
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fire Dog Lake
What the US Media's Celebration of Protesting RT Anchors Conveniently Ignores
In the past few days, the Russian state-funded media organization, RT, has had two of its staff members express some level of protest against the editorial line of the organization and how it is currently covering the Russia-Ukraine "crisis" that has been unfolding.
The Baltic Times
Cold War telephone eavesdropping continues - The Baltic Times
Estonian Riigikogu foreign committee chairman Marko Mihkelson said on March 5 that the phone call recording between Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton that was leaked to YouTube this week was the third phone call that Russian special services ... (more)
How the Contra War and Soviets in Afghanistan Figure Into "The Americans," Season 2
The espionage , sex , and family matters of the Cold War are back on your TV. Season two of The Americans - which airs 10 p.m. EST/PST on Wednesdays on FX - advances the saga of KGB officer Elizabeth Jennings and her husband and fellow Soviet spy Philip .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Anchor Resigns On Air Over Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine
Russia Today anchor Liz Wahl resigned on air Wednesday saying that she could no longer be part of a network that "whitewashes the actions of Putin."
National Public Radio
TV Anchorwoman Criticizes Kremlin On Ukraine
An anchorwoman on a Kremlin-funded TV network is standing by her criticism of Russia's military incursion in Ukraine, saying she would rather risk her job and "go down on the right side of history."
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Ukraine premier: Crimea will remain in Ukraine
By MARIA DANILOVA Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's new prime minister said Wednesday that embattled Crimea must remain part of Ukraine, but may be granted more local powers.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Putin says Russia can use 'all means' in Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia had the right to use "all means" to protect its citizens in Ukraine but denied it had sent troops to Crimea, amid a Cold War-style stand-off over the ex-Soviet state.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
'The Americans': Welcome home, Elizabeth
Elizabeth whispers sweet spy secrets in Phillip's ear while the crew from The Office continues to film through the blinds.
DVD Column: The Americans: Season One, Cutie and the Boxer, Young Detective Dee, To Dance Like a Man
The notion of Keri Russell, still fixed in the minds of so many as the namesake star of small screen college drama "Felicity," playing a deep-cover Russian operative in a period piece spy drama like "The Americans" always seemed like something of a stretch.
Columbia Journalism Review
The cunning of one letter
In 1987, David Hoffman walked down the dark, sterile halls of the Kremlin with a letter in his breast pocket that, arguably, helped end the Cold War.
Ukraine Crisis May Thwart Obama Plans From Iran to China
The Ukraine crisis jeopardizes President Barack Obama 's efforts to enlist Russia's cooperation on a range of issues, including seeking an end to Syria 's civil war, halting Iran 's nuclear ambitions and facilitating the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces from Afghanistan.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
editorial There will be no winners in a renewed Cold War
Russian soldiers walked as a local resident waved a Russian flag outside of a Ukrainian military base in the Crimean village of Perevalne.
TV gambling adverts could be banned: Maria Miller pledges changes to...
Europe's peace at risk: World leaders say Russian invasion of Ukraine could spiral into 'biggest international crisis since Cold War' The Culture Secretary has asked the Advertising Standards Authority to consider whether it is 'appropriate' that so many commercials from the gambling industry are broadcast.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Putin moves to send troops into Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin won the green light from parliament to send troops into Ukraine after a bloody three-month uprising swept new pro-EU leaders to power while also sparking unrest in the pro-Kremlin Crimean peninsula.