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Here We Go Again: Russia Accused Of Cyberattacks In Another Election

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.20.2017 | World

Just months after the U.S. intelligence community determined that the Russian government was behind cyberattacks during the American presidential camp...

Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.29.2017 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Consequences for President Donald Trump's rhetoric differ substantively from those of Candidate Trump as such may affect his personal culpability over...

Putin And Trump Plan Syria Cooperation In Official Call

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 01.28.2017 | World

MOSCOW, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to try to rebuild U.S. Russia ties and to cooperate...

Russia Denies It Has Compromising Information On Donald Trump

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday it was “total nonsense” that Russian officials had assembled a file of compromising information o...

It's Time To Get Russia's Strategy Straight

Kevin M. F. Platt | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics
Kevin M. F. Platt

All along, the ultimate goal of Russian interference has been to weaken American political cohesion and international authority by delegitimizing the future president.

Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine's Revolutionary Cafe

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 12.26.2016 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

A few blocks from Kyiv's bleak and imposing Stalinist-style Maidan square lies a nondescript alleyway. Passing through a gate, one arrives at Ukraine...

How a Trump Economic Miscalculation Could Hammer His Pal Putin's Economy

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 12.26.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Donald Trump. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Donald Trump's munchkins would have us believe that the new American president is going to usher in a p...

Russian Hacking May Have Helped Trump Win, but Russians Don't Really Care

Maria Snegovaya | Posted 12.19.2016 | World
Maria Snegovaya

The recent CIA revelations that allege Russia assisted U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in his election win and reports of Russian President Vladimir...

Hard Candy Christmas

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 12.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

God bless us, if not quite everyone. Nothing says Christmas to me more than buying cough medicine at the CVS and needing assistance because the aut...

The Battle For America Continues

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

American values, institutions, and people are in peril. Taking care of one another is an immediate concern. As we move forward, resisting Trump and the threat he poses is the decent and patriotic thing to do.

Russia Says It Was In Touch With Trump Campaign During The Election

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.12.2016 | Politics

MOSCOW, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump’s political team during the U.S. electio...

The Kremlin’s "Protest Potential” Strategy

Maciej Bartkowski | Posted 11.27.2016 | Politics
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Maciej Bartkowski

It is time for the West to take the Kremlin’s “protest potential” strategy seriously. If for no other reason than because Putin, his intelligenc...

Myth of Russian Power

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 10.12.2016 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

It is fair to say that Russia is doing its best to be the biggest thorn in the side of the US and NATO in recent years. It is almost as if they were o...

Russian Ambassador's Defense of Trump Speaks Volumes About Interference in U.S. Election

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 10.08.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin denies interfering in the U.S. presidential election in support of Republican candidate Donald Trump. Pixabay....

If Putin Wants to Stoke Chaos and Discord in the West, Trump is His Man

Garry Kasparov | Posted 11.07.2016 | World
Garry Kasparov

SPLIT, Croatia -- A "Manchurian candidate" Trump may or may not be, but there is no doubt he is extraordinarily disruptive and unpredictable. He already has American allies around the world nervously making plans in case he's elected.

Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 07.28.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Ethnic Armenians have been protesting in and out of the country in recent years. This sign at a Los Angeles rally refers to many Armenians' bel...

The Kremlin Should Form a Commies for Trump Group

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 07.29.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

I am one of the many residents of the former Soviet Union who has become upset with Donald Trump's signals that he would let the Russians stomp on its neighbors if he were U.S. president.

How Constitutional Revisions Fatten the Already Porky Leaders in the Former Soviet Union

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 06.12.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Constitutions are supposed to be the ultimate guarantor of citizens' rights, but cunning leaders in the former Soviet Union often manipulate them for their own ends, not the people's.

Putin Is Being Pushed to Abandon His Conciliatory Approach to the West and Prepare for War

Alastair Crooke | Posted 05.17.2016 | World
Alastair Crooke

BEIRUT -- Serious pressure is being applied to Putin to come down from the high wire along which he has warily trod until now, balancing Russia's Western-aligned elites on one hand and those concerned that Russia faces a real military and geo-financial threat from NATO on the other.

Dozens Of Casualties Reported As Fighting Erupts In Armenia-Azerbaijan Region

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.02.2016 | World

BAKU/YEREVAN, April 2 (Reuters) - A new wave of fighting broke out in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Saturday, killing dozens and drawing internationa...

Russia Is Not Nine Feet Tall

Dr. Ariel Cohen | Posted 11.03.2016 | World
Dr. Ariel Cohen

As Russia has boycotted the global Nuclear Security summit hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, March 31-April 1, 2016, questions arise...

Russia's Staging Bases in Armenia

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 02.29.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Krzysztof (Kriss) Szkurlatowski Armenians have had an ambivalent feeling toward Russia since independence in 1991....

How U.S. Sidelines Some of the Corrupt in the Former Soviet Union

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 02.20.2017 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Evgenia Pronina Most residents of the former Soviet Union hate the corruption that prevents everyone but a tiny mi...

Putin Sanctions Must Remain...He's on the Ropes

Diane M. Francis | Posted 02.12.2017 | World
Diane M. Francis

The recent backroom bi-laterals talks between the United States and Russia about Ukraine have caused anxiety in the region, raised hopes that sanctions could be lifted, and elevated Russian President Vladimir Putin's status to super power level.

A New Chapter in the Scandal of Russian Troops Begging for Food

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 02.12.2017 | World
Armine Sahakyan

News coverage of the trial of a Russian soldier accused of killing all seven members of an Armenian family in 2015 has revived the issue of Russian neglect and mistreatment of its troops.