Tag: Russian invasion of Crimea

Ukraine Files Suit Against Russia At International Court Of Justice

January 17, 2017

The suit regards numerous violations of the UN conventions on terror and racial discrimination.

Biden Calls On Ukraine To Press On With Reforms, Says Sanctions On Russia Must Remain Until Crimea Returned

January 16, 2017

The US Vice President said that Ukraine must work to defeat the “cancer of corruption.”

The Menace of Unreality: How the Kremlin Weaponizes Information, Culture and Money

November 22, 2014

The Interpreter and the Institute of Modern Russia present a special report by Peter Pomerantsev, author of Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: the Surreal Heart of the New Russia, and our editor-in-chief, Michael Weiss, on the Kremlin’s weaponization of information, culture and money to achieve foreign policy goals and undermine opponents. In recent […]

Is Russia’s Military Really As Good As It Was in Crimea?

April 3, 2014

Three to five days is all the Russian military would need to overrun Ukrainian resistance in the east and south of the country if the decision was made to invade. Within 12 hours of ordering an invasion, Russian troops described as: “a very large and very capable and very ready force” could be across the […]

Moscow Will Begin Military Operations in Ukraine by Mid-May or Not at All, Felgengauer Says

March 25, 2014

Staunton, March 25 – Many people are asking themselves what will be Moscow’s next steps in Ukraine, but military analysts are focusing in particular on the question of timing Pavel Felgengauer, a leading independent Moscow expert on military issues, says that Russia will begin military operations in Ukraine by the middle of May or won’t […]

Crimean Tatars a Major Challenge to Moscow on Peninsula, Makarkin Says

Staunton, March 25 – Not only have the Crimean Tatars become “the main problem for Russia” on the peninsula, Aleksey Makarkin says, because of their opposition to unification with Russia, but they represent an issue that won’t be resolved any time soon and thus are something that “will create ever more problems” in the future. […]