Tag: Islamic extremism

Andijan Massacre a Decade Later – A Tragedy that Continues to Metastasize

May 13, 2015

Staunton, May 13 – Ten years ago today, the Uzbek security services opened fire with automatic weapons on a demonstration in Andijan (Andizhan), killing more than 500, arresting more than 200 and driving another 500 into emigration, first into Kyrgyzstan and then into Europe, Australia and the United States. Tashkent continues to insist, and some […]

Russians and Ukrainians Becoming Like Serbs and Croatians, Solovey Says

July 16, 2014

Staunton, July 16 – The conflict in southeastern Ukraine is becoming like the Yugoslav war with the Russians and Ukrainians becoming like the Serbs and Croatians, developments which mean that “we cannot now even imagine the consequences” of this war for the region and the world, according to Valery Solovey of the Moscow State Institute […]

The ‘Immigrant Threat’ Theme Returns to Russian Media

July 14, 2014

Staunton, July 13 – For most of the last six months, the Moscow media have talked about little else than Ukraine, thus shifting the concerns of many Russians away from the issue of immigration from Central Asia and the Caucasus. Now, those same outlets are again focusing on immigrants as a threat. On the one […]