Thursday Apr 10
Leter: Outcome in Crimea hardly seems settled
In Your View published April 4 , Raymond E. Morin gave what appears to be a Kremlin's view of Ukraine's problem with Russia.
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
Nina Khrushcheva on what her grandpa Nikita would think of Putin
Nina Khrushcheva is the granddaughter of the former leader of the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev.
Wall Street Journal
Extreme Commuting: Rusty Gondolas
CHIATURA, Georgia-The world's most terrifying commute isn't on the 405 in Los Angeles or the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in New York.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Real Clear Politics
The Yalta Temptation in Ukraine
Putin's gambit is akin to the infamous Yalta Conference in 1945, where Joseph Stalin made Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt complicit in a division of Europe that enslaved half of the continent for almost a half-century.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Crimea Russia's Artsakh
CRIMEA RUSSIA'S ARTSAKH Editorial, 23 March 2014 For more than two decades Artsakh's fate has hinged on two contradictory international principles: the territorial integrity of states versus the inviolable right of people for self-determination.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Concerns for Crimean Tatars increase
Demonstrators hold a combination Ukrainian-Crimean-Tatar flag during a rally at Independence Square in Kiev on March 23rd.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Russian Jews fear anti-Semitism
Members of Russia's Jewish community are voicing concern about tolerance of anti-Semitism in the media and other areas of public life, amid patriotic fervour generated by the Sochi Olympics and annexation of Crimea.
Can the US head off a new Cold War?
Students of history might argue successfully that the Cold War between the former Soviet Union and the United States actually got underway when the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Putin uses Olympics cash to start Soviet-style fitness program
President Vladimir Putin launched a program to improve the physical fitness of Russians on Monday, using funds from the Winter Olympics to revive a Soviet-era plan.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The Most Important Two Minutes of Obama's Warning to the World
When Winston Churchill descended on a college campus in Fulton, Missouri, in March of 1946, he was already a revered figure in the United States.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Putin to Use Olympic Funds to Revive Soviet-Era Fitness Program for Russian Citizens
Reuters reported that the Ready for Labor and Defense plan - abbreviated in Russia as GTO - was introduced in the 1930s by Joseph Stalin.
Russia, Crimea And The Rumble Of Sabers In The Caucasus
RUSSIA, CRIMEA AND THE RUMBLE OF SABERS IN THE CAUCASUS [ Part 2.2: "Attached Text" ] BY MARCELO CANTELMI International Panorama http://www.clarin.com/opinion/Rusia-Crimea-retumbe-sables-Caucaso_0_11062894 56.html 03/22/14 Translated from Spanish When dropped the pro-Russian government of Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine and the event was read both as ... (more)
Letter: Stop Putin's Hitler-like strategy
The most troubling is Putin's recent statement that it's his duty to protect countrymen in Ukraine -- militarily if needed -- if they are indeed persecuted.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
The Indian Express
Global caution, not sanctions, will check Russia and other unilateral actors.
Vladimir Putin is no Joseph Stalin and today's Russia is not the Soviet Union. No single national leader, however powerful, is in a position to unilaterally alter global power balances.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
National Public Radio
A Tatar's Death Chills Those Who Suffered Under Russia Before
Amid all the of necessary analysis of what Russia's move into Crimea means geopolitically and strategically, it might also be good to remember Reshat Ametov.