Beside the obvious point being made by the article, about the water problems in Crimea, note the information flow. Within the Information Warfare program of Russia, there were nine proposed subordinate structures. One would coordinate the messages coming out of the national leadership of Russia. In this case the message was approved by Putin/Surkov, and… Continue reading Expert: Crimea on the verge of withering, Kremlin prepares ultimatum for Ukraine
2017/03/20 By Paul Goble . Maria Zakharova, the Russian foreign ministry’s spokesperson, said more than she perhaps intended when she declared that the Crimeans, having again become part of the Russian state, “returned us to ourselves as well,” according to Moscow commentator Igor Yakovenko. The Crimean Anschluss, he writes, is as many have noted “the greatest… Continue reading The Crimean Anschluss at three: ‘A jubilee of stupidity and criminality’
The European Union on March 17 condemned Russia’s seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea territory, calling Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula a “direct challenge to international security.” The statement by EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini came one day ahead of the third anniversary of Russia’s formal incorporation of Crimea that was dismissed as illegitimate… Continue reading EU Slams Russia Over Crimea Annexation On Third Anniversary
Russian military has deployed Murmansk-BN electronic warfare complex in the annexed Crimea to monitor all the NATO ships in the Mediterranean. This is reported by Crimea.Realities online media outlet. Murmansk-BN is a coastal electronic warfare complex, which conducts radio reconnaissance, intercepts the enemy signals and suppresses them along the entire short-wave range at the distances… Continue reading Russia Deploys Modern Electronic Warfare Complex In Occupied Crimea
Lo and behold, Trump has thrown a curveball into the very basis for much of the distrust of Trump and has offered forth a fairly reasonable position. What is shocking, however, is the unemotional response from the Russians. Trump expects to return Crimea to Ukraine (Translated from Russian) Trump Expects Russia to ‘Return Crimea’ to Ukraine… Continue reading Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House
By Brian Whitmore The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. So, does anybody remember Crimea? The UN General Assembly does. This week, it passed a resolution recognizing the peninsula as “temporarily occupied” by Russia and condemning abuses against ethnic Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars. Amnesty International, it appears, also… Continue reading The Daily Vertical: Does Anybody Remember Crimea?
Ukrainian interior minister calls new sanctions over Crimea ‘a very a positive step’ By Murray Brewster, CBC News Posted: Dec 09, 2016 5:00 AM ET Canada has quietly imposed additional sanctions on Russian nationals over the annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s ongoing support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. The new measures, including asset-freezing and a prohibition on… Continue reading Russia threatens retaliation over latest round of Canadian sanctions