Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the Donbass.
Turkey Claims Airport Bombers Were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz – Georgian Ties Possible
New evidence may link Central-Asian terrorists to the attack on Istanbul’s airport.
Nicolas Sarkozy Goes All-Out For Putin In Saint Petersburg
The former French President praised Putin’s leadership and called for Europe to work “hand in hand” with Russia.
EU Visa-Free Regime For Ukraine May Be Delayed Until At Least September
The process had been expected to be completed by the end of this summer.
NATO Got Nothing From Conceding To Russia In the Past, Why Should It Cave To The Kremlin Now?
NATO invited Montenegro to become its 29th member, a chance to examine NATO-Russian relations and to debunk Russia’s claims about NATO.
Putin’s Pursuit of ‘Russian World’ Destroying Any Possible Unity of Russian-Speaking Space, Irisova Says
Staunton, June 26 – Vladimir Putin has made the Russian language a key element in his definition of “the Russian world” he wants to create, but his actions in pursuit of that goal are destroying any possibility that Russian speakers will be united, according to Olga Irisova, a Russian associate of Warsaw’s Center for Polish-Russian […]
Where Will Putin Strike Next?
Staunton, March 5 – The purpose of terrorism is to terrorize, to suggest that old rules and old expectations no longer apply and thereby increase uncertainty and fear. That explains why someone like Kseniya Sobchak has suggested that she is next on Putin’s list now that the Kremlin has killed Boris Nemtsov and why an […]
Six Post-Soviet Countries Now Say They Were Occupied by the USSR
Staunton, February 25 – On February 25, Georgians marked the 94th anniversary of what Tbilisi calls “the battle of the Soviet Occupation” of that country in 1921, a self-definition that means six post-Soviet states now officially view the Soviet system as an occupation and one that marks an important milestone in their separation from Russia […]
Putin has Destroyed Any Possible Basis for Unity on ‘Post-Soviet Space’
Staunton, February 16 – By his bombast and aggression, Vladimir Putin has destroyed “what was even a year ago called the post-Soviet space, an area which even then existed largely by inertia as an appendage of Russian ambitions” rather than as an expression of the desires of the countries included within that designation, according to […]
If West Allows Russia Role in Donbass, Moscow Will Destabilize Ukraine for Decades: Georgian
Staunton, February 6 – In their rush to end the fighting in southeastern Ukraine, Western governments are in danger of creating a far larger and long-lasting problem for the region and themselves in the future, according to Bacho Korchilava, because if the West legitimates a role for Russia in the Donbas, Moscow will be able […]