Tag: Russian influence

Moscow Hopes to Use Soft Power to Influence Intellectuals Abroad and Thus Defend Itself

August 13, 2014

Staunton, August 13 – The Soviet government benefited from the fact that many African, Asian and Latin American leaders received educations in the USSR, and the Putin regime hopes to build on that past not only by attracting more students from these countries but by opening Russian-run universities and cultural centers in these countries. Like […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 45: Ukraine Arrests Berkut Officers For ‘Mass Murder’

April 3, 2014

Ukraine has arrested members of the disbanded Berkut riot police that the Interior Ministry says are guilty of shooting protesters during the five-day Euromaidan revolution in February. Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable […]