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Are Russia’s Failed Statelets in Eastern Ukraine Safe Havens for Terrorists?

April 12, 2015

Staunton, April 10 – A great deal of attention has been given to Chechens, Buryats and other non-Russians going to the Donbass to fight for the pro-Moscow “peoples republics” there, a flow that Russian propagandists have played up as evidence that support for Vladimir Putin’s “Russian world” is broader than just among ethnic Russians. But […]

Can the People Of Pskov Region Save Themselves By Themselves?

December 1, 2014

Staunton, November 30 – Ignored by Russian officials in Moscow and Pskov, some 2,000 people and businesses of Velikiye Luki in the Pskov region have organized a Union for the Rebirth of Pskov Region to provide assistance to those who need it most in one of the most economically depressed regions of European Russia. The […]