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1 Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 7 Wounded, 2 Concussed in Last 24 Hrs; Ukraine Files Suit Against Russia at World Court

March 7, 2017

Ukraine Day 1114: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. READ OUR SPECIAL REPORT: An Invasion By Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine  

Ukraine Live Day 674: Ukraine Reports Further Grad Attacks As Russian-Backed Forces Move Forwards On Azov Coast

December 23, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual updates click on the timestamps. For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: […]

West, Fearful of Having to Defend the Baltics by Force, Resolves to Stop Putin in Ukraine, Piontkovsky Says

June 7, 2015

Staunton, June 7 – Fearful that a Russian victory in Ukraine would tempt Vladimir Putin to move against the Baltic countries whose defense would require the kind of military actions that NATO does not want to have to take, the Western powers have decided that they must stop Putin in Ukraine by non-military means, according […]

Russia This Week: After Putin’s Call-in Show, ‘Where is Reality?’

April 17, 2015

In Russia This Week, you will find links to the stories of Russia Update in the last week and to special features, plus an article following up on the news and trending topics below. Top Stories: –Volunteer Urals Fighters Return Home from ‘Lugansk People’s Republic’ –Residents of Chita Assemble to Protest Governor’s Inaction as Wildfire […]

Putin Mistakenly Believes His Nuclear Threats Will Keep NATO from Defending Baltics, Piontkovsky Says

April 14, 2015

Staunton, April 14 – Vladimir Putin believes that he can dominate the Baltic countries and destroy NATO not by a direct invasion which the Western alliance is prepared to counter but rather by threatening to use nuclear weapons against them and the Europeans, something that would lead the West not to come to their aid, […]

Putin’s ‘Hybrid War’ Prompts Belarus to Redefine ‘Invasion’

January 27, 2015

Staunton, January 26 – Because both Vladimir Putin and the West have tried, albeit for radically different reasons, to avoid saying that Russia has invaded Ukraine and that the two countries are thus at war, many of the terms analysts and political leaders have used in earlier conflicts need to be updated to take the […]

Russia Update: Legislators Receive Responses from Military Officials on Soldiers Killed in Combat in Ukraine

November 11, 2014

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. Russian legislators finally received an answer to their queries from military authorities about soldiers killed in combat in Ukraine — which is that they can’t say, it’s a “state secret.” […]

‘Optimists’ Continue to Deceive Themselves and Others about Putin and Thus Facilitate His Aggression, Portnikov Says

September 5, 2014

Staunton, September 5 – From the very first moments of Vladimir Putin’s aggression against Ukraine, “optimists” in Russia and the West have deceived themselves and others and helped set the stage for Putin to go further, a pattern that shows no signs of abating anytime soon, according to Vitaly Portnikov. On the Grani.ru portal, the […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 191: Fighting In Ilovaisk, Amvrosievka and Novoazovsk

August 27, 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 […]

Enough Grandstanding. It’s Time For Real Sanctions Against Russia

July 23, 2014

Right and wrong in politics are subject to the force and ability of the powerful to impose their version or perception of such. It is malleable to the force of the victors and the glib propaganda that provides “alternate viewpoints” which massage, contort and finesse the understanding and perception of situations. The ability to obfuscate […]