Tag: Russian soldiers

‘Russia Stands at the Brink of Catastrophe,’ Russian Anti-War Movement Warns

August 31, 2014

Staunton, August 31 – The organizing committee of the Russian Anti-War Movement says that “Russia stands at the brink of catastrophe” following Putin’s introduction of regular Russian army units into Ukraine, an action that threatens losses equivalent to the war in Afghanistan, a major military conflict in Europe, and a fratricidal war. Arguing that Vladimir […]

For Ordinary Russians, Moscow’s Use of Regular Army in Ukraine Crosses a Rubicon, Mitrokhin Says

August 28, 2014

Staunton, August 27 – While Russia’s involvement in the fighting in southeastern Ukraine has been obvious for a long time, Moscow’s decision to send regular military units, and even more the loss of life of soldiers who were only following orders, is transforming the conflict there for ordinary Russians, according to Nikolay Mitrokhin. Moscow took […]