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Construction According to Putin's Model, from Bosnia to Europe?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.20.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The scent of nationalism was present in the former-Yugoslavia before Vladimir Putin effectively assumed power in Moscow. Already during the early stages of the conflict in Bosnia & Herzegovina, "BiH"  solutions were being fashioned in the hope of, well appeasing is perhaps an appropriate term, those leaders in the region but also Moscow who saw feudal nationalism as the vehicle to replace authoritarian communism.

Netherlands Sets Fresh Course vs. Moscow on Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise Seizure and Arrests

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The Netherlands is in a unique position to assert the rule of law in the case of the Arctic Sunrise, beyond the consideration of the ship's registration. The Netherlands is home to several major international tribunals, including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.

8 Reasons to Explore Eastern Europe

Global Yodel | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

It's affordable, steeped in history and, in parts, both bizarre and incredibly beautiful. Plus, in some countries, beer is cheaper than water. Yes, really, it is. But for some reason, Eastern Europe doesn't often feature on many travellers' bucket lists.

PSC = Putin [Authorized] Security Contractor

David Isenberg | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
David Isenberg

In the Russian Federation, there are no laws specifically regulating the conduct of PMSC abroad. But that is not to say there are no relevant laws.

Film Review: My Perestroika

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Stewart Nusbaumer

My Perestroika tells the story of five rather ordinary Russians who have lived during extraordinary times, in mind-boggling times, dangerous and, for some, incredibly rewarding times.

Iran's leader calls Russia an American stooge

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Shuster

On Friday, Russia drew the kind of fire from the Iranian President that he usually reserves for the worst of the kafirs in the United States. As repor...

11th Suspect In Russian Spy Case Arrested In Cyprus

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A day after 10 other men and women were nabbed as being part of a Russian spy ring operating on North American soil, the group's final suspect-at-larg...

America's Foreign Policy Diagnosed with ADHD (ADD)

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

I know three things about ADHD (ADD) for certain. First, Michael Phelps has it; his mom has been good enough to use her media platform in places like ...