Tag: Crimea Annexation

Putin’s Nuclear Bluster Shows He Doesn’t Understand World has Changed, Moscow Writer Says

October 29, 2014

Staunton, October 29 – Vladimir Putin’s nuclear bluster reflects his conviction that the world is still as it was before he annexed Crimea: that Western governments will tolerate anything he says or does because their foreign policies are driven by fundamental business interests which want to make a profit in Russia, according to Mikhail Fishman. […]

Alexeyeva Denounces Those Who Put Out False Report That She Supports Crimean Anschluss

September 8, 2014

Staunton, September 8 – In the worst traditions of the Soviet past, Russian media outlets at the end of last week put out what they said was an interview with Lyudmila Alexeyeva showing that the longtime head of the Moscow Helsinki Group supports Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Ukraine. But that was a “falshivka,” a whole […]