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What to do if the Kremlin chooses escalation in Ukraine?

The West may want to start thinking what to do when the Donetsk and Luhansk so-called People’s Republics start shooting Ukrainian POWs, as they have threatened. 95 more words

French Canal+ documentary: Ukraine, The Masks of the Revolution

Screencap from the documentary.

Ukraine’s authorities have urged a French broadcaster to take a documentary titled ‘Masks of Revolution’ off the air. They claim the movie misrepresents Maidan events, and have a list of their own suggestions for what needs to be shown.

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Too much, too little, too late? Probably

Your author having promised himself to blog as little as possible whilst wandering somewhat aimlessly around Asia for a month, has tried to let the resignation of Aivaras Abromavicius go without making any comment – however, as this entry exists, it was impossible not to write a few lines regarding the matter. 1,402 more words


Ukraine Preparing to Send Troops to Syria In Attempt Instigate War With Russia

  • UKRAINE is preparing to join the fight against Islamic State with a deployment of ground troops in Syria that could result in a “clash” with Russian forces, Kiev has warned.
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Swine flu OUTBREAK with 72 more killed as disease continues to spread across Europe | World | News | Daily Express

AN OUTBREAK of swine flu has killed 72 more people and is putting thousands more lives in danger as the deadly virus continues to spread across eastern Europe. 18 more words

Putin Calls Out Obama on a Big Lie

by Eric Zuesse

In 2009, US President Obama said that the missile defense only serves as protection from Iranian nuclear missiles. But now there is an international treaty with Iran that bans Tehran from developing a potential military nuclear project.

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"Tyranny of taste" - The Babel Award, Odessa

It is with no small amount of personal pleasure that this entry is written, for the favourite Russian language author of this blog is without doubt Issac Babel. 528 more words