Tag: Andrey Zubov

With Murder Of Nemtsov, Putin ‘Catches Up And Surpasses’ Mussolini

March 5, 2015

Staunton, March 5 – With the murder of Boris Nemtsov, Vladimir Putin has caught up with and surpassed Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini, according to Igor Eidman, by casting off all moral constraints as Andrey Zubov suggests and putting him on the road to becoming “the most dangerous man in the history of civilization” in […]

Declaring 1953 Crimea Transfer Illegal Could Spark War Along Entire Periphery of Russia

December 31, 2014

Staunton, December 24 – A proposal by Valentina Matviyenko, the Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council, to declare the Soviet government’s 1954 transfer of Crimea from the RSFSR to the Ukrainian SSR “illegal” could “lead to war not only between Ukraine and Russia but practically along the entire perimeter of the present-day Russian Federation,” according to […]

Russian Invasion Underscores Putin’s Failure in Ukraine, MGIMO Professor Says

August 29, 2014

Staunton, August 29 – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine highlights a reality many do not want to talk about: Vladimir Putin failed to be able to deal with Ukraine “via softer measures” because of the steadfastness and resistance of the Ukrainians. Putin was consequently forced to send in regular Russian army units, according to Andrei Zubov. […]

‘Stalin Was a Greater Fascist Than Bandera or Mussolini,’ Zubov Says

July 28, 2014

Staunton, July 25 – The way in which many in Russia and elsewhere view Stepan Bandera and his anti-Soviet movement during World War II is “an example of the big lie of the Soviet system” and its influence in post-Soviet times, according to Andrey Zubov, the MGIMO historian who was dismissed from his post for […]