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Raising the spectre of nuclear war over Ukraine

Raising the spectre of nuclear war over Ukraine

As Russian Federation tanks and troops poured across the border into eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin talked about his country’s most destructive...

The Cold, Cynical, And Possibly Crazy Logic Of Putin's Ukraine Invasion

The Cold, Cynical, And Possibly Crazy Logic Of Putin's Ukraine Invasion

After months of supporting separatist rebels to stir up trouble in eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an overt (if...

Kiev Raises Prospect Of Joining NATO

Kiev Raises Prospect Of Joining NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday hailed pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine as “insurgents” battling an army that he likened to...

Ukraine Says Russian Tanks Flatten Town; EU To Threaten More Sanctions

Ukraine Says Russian Tanks Flatten Town; EU To Threaten More Sanctions

Ukraine said Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as...

A top UN official told the Security Council further violence in Ukraine marked a dangerous escalation

A top UN official told the Security Council further violence in Ukraine marked a dangerous escalation

In an emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine, members expressed outrage with U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power saying Russia “has...

20,000 Russian troops remain in Russia, near Ukraine border

20,000 Russian troops remain in Russia, near Ukraine border

A top UN official told the Security Council further violence in Ukraine marked a dangerous escalation, but that the international body...

NATO reported that satellite images taken of Ukraine indicate 1,000 Russian troops are currently in the Country

NATO reported that satellite images taken of Ukraine indicate 1,000 Russian troops are currently in the Country

"Over the past two weeks we have noted a significant escalation in both the level and sophistication of Russia's military interference...

Poroshenko accused Russia of invading the country

Poroshenko accused Russia of invading the country

Kiev said Russian forces have seized the coastal town of Novoazovsk and several villages near the border with Russia, part of...

Ukraine Reports Russian Invasion On A New Front

Ukraine Reports Russian Invasion On A New Front

Determined to preserve the pro-Russian revolt in eastern Ukraine, Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion...

Canada's jets edge closer to Russian airspace

Canada's jets edge closer to Russian airspace

Canadian fighter jets will be patrolling the edge of Russian airspace next week as part of NATO's response to the unravelling...

What's so wrong with involving diasporas in foreign policy?

What's so wrong with involving diasporas in foreign policy?

Let’s say that the critics are right, that the Conservatives are indeed running this country’s foreign policy in ways that are...

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his IBF, WBA and WBO belts against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev on November 15

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his IBF, WBA and WBO belts against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev on November 15

Klitschko had to pull out of the original September 6 date due to an injured bicep. But now the eagerly-awaited clash will...

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I Was A Separatist Fighter In Ukraine - Interview with Artur Gasparyan

I Was A Separatist Fighter In Ukraine - Interview with Artur Gasparyan

Artur Gasparyan, a 24-year-old native of Spitak, Armenia, was recruited in Moscow in May to fight in eastern Ukraine. Now back in the Russian capital, he spoke with Mumin Shakirov...

3 Faces of Putin’s Aggression in Ukraine

3 Faces of Putin’s Aggression in Ukraine

Paul Goble often speaks unpleasant truths in his “Windows on Eurasia” series. The commentary below is one of his most important and on-target of recent times.

Putin’s War is rebirth of Stalinism in Russia

Putin’s War is rebirth of Stalinism in Russia

Chubais, a Moscow professor and commentator and the elder brother of UES head Anatoly Chubais, says in a blog post yesterday that as a result of what Putin is doing...

Putin and the Soviet Legacy or What's the Matter With Russia?

Putin and the Soviet Legacy or What's the Matter With Russia?

On the way back from a recent visit to Ukraine, I found myself flying Aeroflot, Russia’s national airline. I’ve always liked Aeroflot’s international flights: the planes are new, everything’s clean,...

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