Tag: Gazprom

Russian Foreign Ministry Say Russian Hackers ‘Hacked Obama’s Brain’; Caucasian Knot Editor Threatened

January 9, 2017

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zakharov scorns US intelligence report on Moscow’s breach of US cybersecurity, says Russian hackers ‘hacked Obama’s brain’. Caucasian Knot editor Grigory Shvedov threatened by Chechen parliamentary speaker.

Thanks to Putin, Chechnya in ‘Final Stage of Establishing Independence,’ Yashin Says

December 25, 2015

Staunton, December 25 — Vladimir Putin rose to power with a promise to suppress Chechnya’s drive for independence, but his actions in recent years, including his new decision to hand over to Grozny the oil refinery there have put that North Caucasus republic on “the final stage” toward the establishment of an independent country, according […]

Putin’s Unrealizable Dream versus His All Too Real Nightmare

June 15, 2015

Staunton, June 15 – That Vladimir Putin lives in a different reality than do other world leaders is now more or less common ground. Now, two commentators have described respectively what the Kremlin leader dreams about and what his worst nightmare might turn out to be. In a commentary in Kyiv’s Novoye Vremya, Yury Felshtinsky, […]

Putin Faces New Kind of Parade of Sovereignties in Degraded Russian Regions

May 31, 2015

Staunton, May 27 – Russian governors, “even the most loyal” to the Kremlin, as a result of the intensification of the economic crisis, find themselves between a rock and a hard place and are beginning to complain about Moscow’s failure to articulate an anti-crisis strategy which takes the interests of their regions into account, according […]

Ukraine Live Day 376: Tensions Rise Over Gas Dispute And Assassination of Russian Opposition Leader

February 28, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual […]

Ukraine Live Day 332: Intense Shelling In Donetsk And Avdeyevka Since Morning

January 15, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 […]

Ukraine Live Day 295: ‘Day of Silence’

December 9, 2014

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 262: Russia Orders Investigation Into Donetsk School Shelling

November 6, 2014

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Ukraine Liveblog Day 256: Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Donetsk

October 31, 2014

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map For […]