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A harrowing look at killings and kidnappings undertaken by Russia to scare off Crimea’s Muslim Tatars.


Al Jazeera is very neutral, much to my surprise.   I read articles from the West, from Russia, from all over, and Al Jazeera has been a gem in the sea awash with biased reporting.  The Crimean Tatars are raised, once again, on the stage for their abuse by Russia. Russia has a rich history of… Continue reading A harrowing look at killings and kidnappings undertaken by Russia to scare off Crimea’s Muslim Tatars.

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Videos Show Russians Teaching Crimean Children To Plant Mines And Use Weapons


I cannot say if this is legitimate or fake, sent to me by a Ukraine source. If true it is alarming. My first clue is the Reuters logo on the video at the very beginning.  A search of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung website did not reveal the below video. The source, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, is a… Continue reading Videos Show Russians Teaching Crimean Children To Plant Mines And Use Weapons

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Ukraine Crisis Media Center: What we know and don’t know about the Kerch college shooting


On October 17 an explosion and shooting occurred in a polytechnic college in Crimea’s Kerch. According to the most recent data 21 persons were killed and 50 more got injured. The suspect in the attack is Vladislav Roslyakov, a 18-year-old student of the same college. According to the Russian investigators, he killed himself after the… Continue reading Ukraine Crisis Media Center: What we know and don’t know about the Kerch college shooting

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Inform Napalm: List-1097: How the Russian 18th Brigade occupied Crimea


Inform Napalm just released this report, translated into English.  This is exceptionally fine work on the part of InformNapal. This is also a case of very poor operational security on the part of the Russians.  I copy the entire article here only because, when dealing with information embarrassing to Russians, this might disappear at any… Continue reading Inform Napalm: List-1097: How the Russian 18th Brigade occupied Crimea

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Russia’s FSB Accuses Crimean Tatars Of ‘Extremist’ Plot


“In Kyiv, a spokeswoman for the SBU told RFE/RL that she would not comment on the FSB’s “latest fantasy.”” </end editorial> Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has accused Crimean Tatar activists of orchestrating and carrying out attacks with Kyiv’s support, allegations described as “fantasy” by the Ukrainian Security Service. The FSB said in a May… Continue reading Russia’s FSB Accuses Crimean Tatars Of ‘Extremist’ Plot

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Russian experts blast rigged ‘evidence’ for Crimean Tatar leader’s ‘separatism’ trial


Ukraine’s Crimean Tatar leader in sham Russian trial. </end editorial> 18.08.2017 | Halya Coynash The authoritative Moscow Guild of Linguists has totally demolished an FSB-commissioned ‘linguistic assessment’ used to back extraordinary ‘separatism’ charges against Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov.  60-year-old Umerov is facing a possible five-year sentence for supposed ‘public calls to action aimed at violating… Continue reading Russian experts blast rigged ‘evidence’ for Crimean Tatar leader’s ‘separatism’ trial

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Russia delivers new military hardware and equipment to Crimea


 Sunday, July 16, 2017 11:03:44 AM The Russian Ministry of Defense has shipped new military hardware and equipment to divisions of the Southern Military District, including the Crimea. According to the Defense Ministry’s press service, more than 20 of the latest pieces of military hardware were supplied to the Southern Military District. “Among them were… Continue reading Russia delivers new military hardware and equipment to Crimea