Tag: Girkin

Aleksandr Dugin and Greece’s SYRIZA Connection

January 28, 2015

Following the previous article¬†on the far left/right coalition government in Greece, I was asked to provide more comments on the connections between SYRIZA and Russian fascist Aleksandr Dugin. First of all, a few words about Dugin himself (interested readers will find my longer piece on Dugin¬†here, and a thesis on him by my colleague Andreas […]

‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow Parted Easily with the ‘Novorossiya’ Leaders

December 9, 2014

Novaya Gazeta’s correspondent Pavel Kanygin, among the best chroniclers of the Russian-backed separatist leaders in the Donbass, published a good round up on December 8 on the fate of the Russian-backed separatists, titled “Managed Spring,” in a reference to the concept of the “managed democracy” of President Vladimir Putin. He covers Colonel Igor Strelkov (Girkin), […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 96: On Eve of Election, Separatists Declare the Formation of a United ‘Novorossiya’

May 24, 2014

Yesterday’s liveblog 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. An interactive map of the situation: View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map For links to individual […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 85: The Siege of Slavyansk Continues

May 13, 2014

Yesterday’s liveblog 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. An interactive map of the situation: View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map For links to individual […]