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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...

Tanks and heavy weapons from Russia was travelling towards a government-held town in restive east Ukraine

Tanks and heavy weapons from Russia was travelling towards a government-held town in restive east Ukraine

A convoy of "up to 100" tanks, armoured vehicles and rocket launchers was seen travelling on a road toward Telmanove, a...

Ukraine and Russia - The war is reaching a crunch point

Ukraine and Russia - The war is reaching a crunch point

The fighting in eastern Ukraine intensifies as pro-Russian rebels lose ground, raising fresh questions over the plans of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Pushing...

Ukrainian Refugees Say Aid Is Welcome But Peace Is Better

Ukrainian Refugees Say Aid Is Welcome But Peace Is Better

Zhanna Solohub doesn’t know if the rocket that struck the courtyard of her house this month was fired by pro-Russian rebels...

Merkel: Tightening Ukraine-Russian Border Is Key To Peace Deal

Merkel: Tightening Ukraine-Russian Border Is Key To Peace Deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday the standoff over Ukraine could be solved but only if control was tightened over...

Official: Russia of invading Ukraine after Russian humanitarian aid lorries crossed the border without permission

Official: Russia of invading Ukraine after Russian humanitarian aid lorries crossed the border without permission

Security chief Valentyn Nalyvaychenko said it was a "direct invasion" but no force would be used against the convoy. Russia...

The first trucks from a long-stalled Russian convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid crossed the border into eastern Ukraine

The first trucks from a long-stalled Russian convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid crossed the border into eastern Ukraine

The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a long statement in Moscow saying in essence that it had authorized the crossing because it...

Ukraine suffered heavy losses in a counterattack along a key supply route to the separatist capital of Donetsk

Ukraine suffered heavy losses in a counterattack along a key supply route to the separatist capital of Donetsk

Losses have mounted recently, adding more pressure on Kiev to seek a compromise at peace talks next week in the Belarusian...

Government troops pressed attacks in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine

Government troops pressed attacks in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko prepared to host German Chancellor Angela Merkel this weekend before heading to a meeting next week with...

Advancing Ukraine Troops Take Fight To Heart Of Pro-Moscow Rebellion

Advancing Ukraine Troops Take Fight To Heart Of Pro-Moscow Rebellion

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart will meet next week for the first time in months to try to...

Ukrainian forces pushed deeper into territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels

Ukrainian forces pushed deeper into territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels

While continuing its offensive, the Ukrainian government said it saw a chance for a peaceful settlement after an announcement that President...

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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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