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Ukraine Russia Conflict

Russian Media on Malaysian Flight MH17 Tragedy: Epic Fail

Kevin M. F. Platt | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Kevin M. F. Platt

The Russian media has made one thing clear in the aftermath of the destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: it generates a view of the world corresponding to the political needs of the Kremlin.

The Vicious Art of Swapping Words for Deeds, or Who Will Hold Mr. Putin Accountable?

Olga Bielkova | Posted 09.14.2014 | World
Olga Bielkova

While some celebrate the cooling of Kremlin's incriminating rhetoric towards Ukraine, the bloodshed in Donbas continues. Pundits are fooled, willingly or not, by the smoke and mirrors as they forget to focus on the hard evidence.

U.S. Special Forces Quietly Increase Eastern European Presence After Russian Aggression

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

By Peter Apps WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) - As NATO refocuses on its eastern borders after Russia's annexation of Crimea, the United...

Will America's Failed Domestic Policy Spur a New Cold War?

Karen J. Alter | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Karen J. Alter

While confronting Russia undermines popular support for American and European leaders, Putin, by contrast, is finding that fighting the West enhances his popularity.

Beware of the Putin-Rendum

Olga Bielkova | Posted 07.12.2014 | World
Olga Bielkova

The elections in Ukraine, which are scheduled for May 25, are far more than an opportunity to choose a president. It is an anchor on which our future hinges.

Pro-Russia Protesters Occupy Ukraine Government Building

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine, March 3 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian demonstrators occupied the first floor of the regional government building in east Ukraine's city of...