Tag: breakaway republics

A Federation That Ceases To Be One Puts Itself At Risk

December 17, 2014

Staunton, December 14 – A country or group of countries which declares itself to be a federation but does not give that term real content is at risk of falling apart, while one that does not only will retain all its parts but become an attractive model for people around the world, according to Vadim […]

Window on Eurasia: Putin Said Organizing ‘Separatist International’ Against Europe

November 12, 2014

Staunton, November 12 – Vladimir Putin is organizing a “separatist international” against European countries, thus combining two of his more widely recognized policies: promoting separatism in the former Soviet republics around Russia’s periphery and reaching out to nationalist extremists in Europe. According to the Severodonetsk portal, Russia is now attacking Europe using the old principle […]

Scotland has Lessons for Dagestan and for Russia, Makhachkala Commentator Says

October 1, 2014

Staunton, September 28 – The referendum in Scotland in terms of both the way in which it was conducted and its outcome has important lessons for Dahestanis and the government of the Russian Federation, according to a Makhachkala commentator, lessons that neither has yet assimilated but that both should. On the one hand, Eduard Urazayev […]

Five Arguments Russians Make for Decentralization of Ukraine Even More Compelling for Russian Federation

June 2, 2014

Staunton, 1 June – One of the problems that Moscow propagandists face is that many of the arguments they put out for political change in Ukraine apply with equal or even greater force to the Russian Federation and thus have the potential to spark demands inside the latter country that the Kremlin is very much […]