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Right-Wing Parties are Russia’s Fifth Column in Europe Against NATO and the US, Baburin Says
Staunton, May 18 – Sergey Baburin, a prominent leader of the Russian right, suggests that right-wing political parties in Europe now form a veritable fifth column for Russia on the continent which can be counted on to support Moscow against their leftist governments and against NATO and American policies as well. In an interview entitled […]
Russia This Week: Four Americans Expelled from Chuvashia (April 21-26)
Updated Daily. The Russian parliament has passed a number of laws designed to rein in an increasingly free and outspoken blogosphere, lately filled with criticism of Putin’s aggression in Ukraine. Legislators have passed a law mandating bloggers with more than 3,000 readers to register as mass media under the restrictive Russian press law. If dissenters […]
Ukraine Updates: Day 6 — The President Is Deposed, Where is the President?
Yesterday could have been a day of bloodshed, but instead was a non-violent day of victory for the protesters in the street. The police and Presidential administration deserted the capital, letting protesters take over. President Yanukovych refused to resign, but the Rada impeached him and empowered a new government. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was […]