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'No Warships For You,' France Tells Russia

Reuters | Katie Sola | Posted 08.11.2015 | World

The total cost to France of reimbursing Russia for canceling two warship contracts will be less than 1.2 billion euros ($1.31 billion), French Defens...

Interview: What Can Be Expected From Ukrainian Right in the Midst of Political and Military Crisis?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

In addition to the military crisis in Eastern Ukraine and the rise of pro-Russian separatist rebels, Kiev now confronts a growing political crisis as the country gears up for new elections. What can we expect from the Ukrainian right, and how will nationalist forces seek to profit from escalating tensions with Russia?

Ukraine: Air Force Commander Being Held After Pro-Russian Forces Storm Base

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 03.23.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian air force commander is being held after his base in Crimea was stormed by pro-Russian forces, and the acting presid...

Putin's Losing Chess Game and Other Thoughts on Ukraine

Edward Goldberg | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

Except for the first surprise entry into the Crimea, every move so far by the Kremlin has not only ignored the future, but runs counter to Russia's historic geopolitical interests.

Russian Warship Unloads Troops, Trucks In Ukrainian Territory

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

(Adds Ukrainian official on other troop movements, background) SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, March 14 (Reuters) - A Russian warship unloaded tr...

Jennifer Vanderpool: Family Stories in Ukraine

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Formalist, familiar, mythological, personal, universal, historical and emotional -- hers is not the only undiscovered history playing out in these prints.

Crimea, Now Scene of a Russian Invasion, Is a Tourist Gem: A Photo Essay

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Crimea has much to offer the traveller, whatever his/her predilection -- once Russian President Putin reins in his current imperialist caper.

Putin Did It. Let's Blame Obama!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Ukraine? What about Benghazi?" ...

Ukraine: Putin, Pride and Ports

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

The de facto expropriation of Crimea by Russia raises serious questions about the perceived legitimacy of the new government in Kiev, ethnicity in Ukraine, Russian history, Russian pride, and Russia's ability to project its power in the future.