If you’re interested in Russia, you’ll love Steve Gutterman’s Week In Russia. RFE/RL’s news editor dissects some of the key developments over the previous week and offers some of the takeaways going forward. Every Friday, direct to your in-box. Click here to subscribe View this e-mail in your browser right here! or share this content… Continue reading Steve Gutterman’s Week In Russia – 02.08.2019
Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Russia, sowing provocations around the world. Some things never change. </end editorial.> Evidently not wanting to be eclipsed in the media by D-Day, Russia played some foolish games in the Pacific. Zakharova states that “Normandy Landing Did Not Have a Decisive Impact on the Outcome of World War II”–… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (196)
by milnews.ca “A summary of the situation in the area of the operation of the Joint forces as of 18:00 on May 15, 2019” (UKR MoD, in Ukrainian) “JFO: МAP – 15.05.2019” (UKR NSDC) “Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 14 May 2019” “Kiev… Continue reading MILNEWS.ca #UKR Update as of 151800UTC May 2019
Putin, of course, denies this is an aggressive, provocative action. Putin denies Russia is provoking Ukraine with passports move – media Unian 25 April 2019 Russia does not do these type of actions altruistically, nothing is truly done to benefit Russians, those of Russian heritage, or those speaking Russian and living in Ukraine without a… Continue reading EU says Russia’s move with passports in Donbas another attack on Ukraine’s sovereignty Read more on UNIAN: https://www.unian.info/politics/10530891-eu-says-russia-s-move-with-passports-in-donbas-another-attack-on-ukraine-s-sovereignty.html
Written by Andrew Korybko on 2019-04-17 It’s seemingly inexplicable to many that one of the world’s top oil exporters won’t help its “ally” survive the ever-worsening fuel crisis, but upon closer consideration and after much-needed critical thinking, it becomes clear that Russia intends to politicize this crisis in order to compel Syria into undertaking further concessions related to… Continue reading Why Isn’t Oil-Rich Russia Helping Its Syrian “Ally” Survive The Fuel Crisis?
The big news is that the Russian Duma passed a “Sovereign-Internet Bill” which mandates that Russian internet service providers must route Russian internet traffic through Russian control points – forming RU.net. RU.net will be a de facto Russian owned, supported, and controlled “IntraNet” as opposed to an Internet. Add to this that Russia is now… Continue reading Russia Censorship Of Internet Increases
Actual surveys from 2014, statistical analysis by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology and the Democratic Initiatives Foundation, and reporting by Pravda, Separatism in the Donbas, and picked up by the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (KhPG), in Donbas ‘separatism’: Myth, statistics and heavily armed Russian spetsnaz, clearly show Russia lied about a majority of… Continue reading Actual Surveys and Statistics Prove Russia Lied, Illegally Invaded Ukraine