Old wounds opened for Ukraine's Crimean Tatars
Bakhchysarai: The Tatar men of Bakhchysarai have drawn up a roster and each night they take turns to patrol their neighbourhoods once the sun sets on the windswept plains of central Crimea.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
National Review Online
Bobby Jindal: Provocative Weakness
In exchange for some phony promises of future, multilateral cooperation, Franklin Roosevelt in 1945 sated Joseph Stalin's appetite to expand the population of subjugates under Moscow's thumb.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Enter Stage Right
Putin's invasion of Ukraine revives cold war
While the Olympics were taking place in Sochi, Russian president and autocrat Vladimir Putin was starting to invade Ukraine.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
A photographic history of conflict in Crimea
Control of Crimea , currently an autonomous republic within Ukraine , has shifted many times throughout its history .
Colorado Ukrainians, experts share insight on crisis
Ever since their nation became independent in 1991, many Ukrainians expected the Russians would return - but that doesn't make the crisis in their homeland any less terrifying.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Huffington Post
John McCain: Situation In Ukraine 'Hearkens Back To The Days Of Adolf Hitler And Joseph Stalin'
Sen. John McCain warned Friday that the crisis in Ukraine resembles the geopolitical factors at play when Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin led Germany and Russia.
The Crimea policy sausage may be as aged as WWII Yalta
In the continuing rhetorical analogy war for the Urkraine crisis, Al Jazeera America has chosen to use a diplomatic model often revised in subsequent histories of the Allies' meeting at Yalta in 1945 where some claim that "FDR unwittingly helped Stalin enforce his domination over Central and Eastern Europe."
The New Zealand Herald
Paul Thomas: Over heated and over here
Australia is heating up, with temperatures 1C higher than a century ago. Most of the warming has occured since 1950.
Film shows Ukraine's - holocaust'
An award-winning film detailing the pre-World War II starvation of millions of Ukrainian people while Joseph Stalin was selling tons of wheat to Western markets will be shown 1:30 p.m. at the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave. "While some people estimate there were up to 10 million people who died, some historians estimate it was more ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Garry Kasparov: Cut Off the Russian Oligarchs and They'll Dump Putin
For the second time in six years , Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops across an internationally recognized border to occupy territory.
Outside the Beltway
Overselling the Stakes in Crimea
Normally sage analysts like Zbigniew Brzezinski are drawing comparisons with the Mafia, Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin.
Contra Costa Times
editorial: Make the point without the awful Hitler comparisons
A sure harbinger of the approaching Political Silly Season is candidates for public office making modern-day comparisons to Adolf Hitler.
The Star Online
Factbox - What is Crimea and why does it matter?
Crimea, which juts out into the Black Sea off southern Ukraine, was absorbed into the Russian empire along with most of ethnic Ukrainian territory by Catherine the Great in the 18th century.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
U.S. should help Ukraine go to war against Russia: PennLive letters
You can't reason with Russia's dictator Vladimir Putin. Putin does not know what reason is.
Putin Doesn't Threaten Our National Security, Obama Does
Vladimir Putin isn't the Easter Bunny. On the other hand, he isn't Joseph Stalin.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Right Loses It Over Russia-Again
Conservative hysteria over Putin's aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
From Weapons To Fashion, Crimea's Indelible Mark On History
For history nerds, it's fascinating to see the word "Crimea" back in the news. The last time this peninsula on the Black Sea dominated world headlines was nearly 160 years ago.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Putin's Cold War replay in Crimea
Unidentified armed men patrol around a Ukraine's infantry base in Perevalne, Ukraine, on March 2, 2014.
The Daily Caller
'Putin Out!' Protesters from former Soviet blocs demand Russia withdraw from Ukraine
Protesters gathered outside the U.S. Russian embassy and in downtown Washington, D.C. on Sunday to voice their opposition to Russia's intervention into Ukrainian territory.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Will Ukraine's Crimea region be Europe's next 'frozen' conflict?
The world's eyes may have been focused on the breathtakingly fast political changes unfolding in Ukraine's capital Kiev this week, but it is the Crimean peninsula, where dozens of gunmen raised the Russian flag over parliament Thursday, that should now be the primary source of concern for Ukraine's fledgling government and world leaders.