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Prove it: Why Russia has once again “found” Ukraine arming terrorists


Russia is making yet another attempt to blame Ukraine for illegal supplies of weapons to terrorists.  On the eve of the 13th International Defence Exhibition “IDEF-2017” in Istanbul, Russia has made yet another attempt to blame Ukraine for illegal supplies of weapons to terrorists. The allegations are made while Turkey and Ukraine have been reviving their… Continue reading Prove it: Why Russia has once again “found” Ukraine arming terrorists

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Clapper notes ‘curious pattern’ of Russian deaths


In probably the most “Captain Obvious” statement – ever – former US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is drawing mainstream attention to the pattern of Putin political opponent deaths.  Of course, Russia will always claim ‘prove it’. Of course, Russia will always demand ‘show us the evidence’.  Of course, Russia will deny, deny, deny. Of… Continue reading Clapper notes ‘curious pattern’ of Russian deaths

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Putin opponent doused with chemicals outside Moscow office


Is Putin that scared of a real opponent that he must resort to this? That is no leader. That is the sign of a scared little boy. We know that Putin’s popularity is declining rapidly, this will only make it worse.  </end editorial> By – The Washington Times – Friday, April 28, 2017 Russian opposition… Continue reading Putin opponent doused with chemicals outside Moscow office

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Designation Under Russia’s “Undesirables” Law of Open Russia, the Open Russia Civic Movement, and the Institute of Modern Russia


Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Bureau of Public Affairs Bureau of Public Affairs: Office of Press Relations Press Releases Press Releases: 2017 Press Releases: April 2017 Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 28, 2017 We are deeply troubled by the Russian Government’s decision to designate Open Russia,… Continue reading Designation Under Russia’s “Undesirables” Law of Open Russia, the Open Russia Civic Movement, and the Institute of Modern Russia

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HOW PUTIN LOST UKRAINE: The Kremlin hubris that led Russia into self-defeating Ukraine hybrid war


Kyiv, April 24, 2017 Russian President Vladimir Putin had hoped to seize large parts of mainland Ukraine with his 2014 hybrid invasion – instead, the campaign has served to consolidate Ukrainian national identity while dealing a historical blow to Russia influence in Ukraine. Just today Business Ukraine magazine published a marvelous article by Peter Dickinson,… Continue reading HOW PUTIN LOST UKRAINE: The Kremlin hubris that led Russia into self-defeating Ukraine hybrid war

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RT Says Le Pen Is Winning


Yesterday, when everybody else was announcing Macron was winning the French election, RT took another view. “Le Pen, the leader in the French presidential election after counting half the votes” April 23, 2017, 23:11 The leader of the party “National Front” Marine Le Pen after counting 50.3% of ballots gaining 24,10% of votes at the… Continue reading RT Says Le Pen Is Winning

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Policy shift shows Russia preparing to recognize its puppet republics in Donbas


YURI ZORIA 2017/04/21 – 23:39 • ANALYSIS & OPINION, FEATURED, WAR IN THE DONBAS In February Russia shifted its occupation policy towards the Donbas from “Transnistrian” to “Abkhazian” scenario. This means that Russia doesn’t believe in Minsk accords anymore and intends to recognize its puppet “republics” in the Ukraine’s Donbas as states. On February 18,… Continue reading Policy shift shows Russia preparing to recognize its puppet republics in Donbas