Search: Europe,Crimea (6 materials)

Political Narratives on Crimea in German Language Media

... not be avoided. Before 2014, German language media reporting built on the historical references of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 and the significance of Crimea in World War II, above all the Yalta Conference, which set the course for the new order of Europe. Almost exactly 70 years later, Crimea suddenly catapulted itself back into the headlines of international media. Since its affiliation / secession / annexation [1] in the course of the Crimean crisis in 2014, the peninsula's political status has been controversial. Russia, which has ...


The Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church: Its implications for Ukrainian Identity and Russia

... because through these talks, Ukraine was able to skirt the Russian Orthodox Church as a cultural and religious center in Eastern Europe. With continuing disputes between Ukrainians and the UOC(MP), particularly in government, the Ukrainian government was ... ... and protest him as Ukrainians did Yanukovych would be detrimental to that objective. Therefore, Putin responded by annexing Crimea, Ukrainian territory. This move can be seen as preemption. In order to prevent any future protests in Russia that spread ...


The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

... recent diplomatic talks with them on Syria had been a farce. The same officials noted that Obama “fear[ed]” additional cyberattacks by Putin, additional military harassment in the Black and Baltic seas, and further aggression in Eastern Europe. Yes, incredulously, Obama imagined that turning a blind eye to Russian interference in domestic American elections would somehow invite Russian compromise on other fronts, frustrating some on his team. I am reminded of the scene in The Lord ...


EXCLUSIVE: Top Trump Aides’ Deeper & Linked Roles in Putin Agenda Revealed; Russian Mafia Nexus With Trump & Aides Goes Back Years

... limit Russian influence in Ukraine. Unsurprisingly, some of the disputes between Ukraine and Russia involved fighting over gas deals. This all culminated in a January, 2006, shut-off of Russia’s gas flow into Ukraine and therefore into much of Europe as well, which got the vast majority of its gas from pipes passing through Ukrainian territory. Soon after the shutoff, a new arrangement was made: RUE would now be the exclusive and direct supplier of all natural gas coming from Central Asia ...


Trump, Putin, Russia, DNC/Clinton Hack, & WikiLeaks: “There's Something Going on” with Election 2016 & It's Cyberwarfare & Maybe Worse: UPDATED 8/15

... (Trump's people have distinctly avoided going into detailed or adequate explanations for this decision). Trump also just recently said at a press conference that he is considering lifting sanctions on Russia and recognizing its annexation of Crimea. Trump also doesn’t think that there is enough evidence to blame Russia for the downing of MH17. Trump defended Putin against accusations that he was behind the murders of numerous Russian journalists critical of Putin. Most recently,...


Ukrainian National Unity: An Opportunity Lost

... riot police on November 30. See: [v] A Ukrainian soldier was shot and killed hours after Vladimir Putin formally announced the annexation of Crimea. See: [vi] [vii]


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