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Political Narratives on Crimea in German Language Media

....Photo: neweasterneurope.eu Whenever questioning narratives, historical and socio-political references have to be taken into account. Whenever questioning political narratives that have (again) emerged for the past five years in connection with the Crimean peninsula, questions about earlier narrative references and their historical context cannot and must not be avoided. Before 2014, German language media reporting built on the historical references of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 and the significance ...

13.11.2019

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

... 1992, and those with leanings to Moscow took to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. To add to these institutions, the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church also returned since its forced dissolution in 1930.[3] The addition of Crimean Tatar muslim minorities and Greek Catholics did not make the situation easier for the leaders. These divisions continue to exist today, with some faiths bigger than others. In 1999, the Moscow Patriarchate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was ...

17.06.2019

Containing the Kerch Crisis

... sovereignty of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Nagorno-Karabakh is formally regarded by everyone as part of Azerbaijan. Yet any attempt to substitute the legal position for the geopolitical reality in any of these cases is bound to lead to a collision. Crimea belongs in the same category, only the consequences of the collision are likely to be on a much higher order. Legal positions and geopolitical realities are different things. No one besides Turkey recognizes the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus....

06.12.2018

The Kerch Strait Gambit

A Kiev-provoked Ukraine/Russia naval clash near the Kerch Strait, Crimea, threatens to derail the Argentina G20 Summit and to worsen US-Russia bilateral relations First, a little essential geography. The Kerch Strait, joining the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov, is a narrow shallow passage, less than 24 NM wide ...

28.11.2018

Will Putin Take Advantage of Conflict With Kim to “Liberate” Belorussia?

... Washington disarray, the natural catastrophe of Harvey, likely Irma, and the warlike scenario emerging in North Korea. He may use the coming Zapad [West] maneuvers to launch a military intervention with his Little Green Men in Belorussia as he did in Crimea and then in eastern Ukraine three years ago. We predicted the invasion of the Crimea a day before it happened, and U.S. intelligence has already learned some of the Little Green Men are among Russian elite forces assembled at the Russian-Belorussian ...

11.09.2017

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... already proving difficult to resolve, not even considering the added problem caused by accusations of mutual election interference. These include security concerns and disputes revolving around NATO and European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, as well as the nature of the conventional and nuclear arms race that has been escalating at least since the turn of the 21st century. In June 2017, Moscow canceled talks with Washington in protest against the new political ...

28.06.2017

Wallström-Lavrov meeting: The beginning of a thaw in Russia-Sweden relations?

... minister Margot Wallström travelled to Moscow to meet with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in their first meeting since the end of 2014 in Basel, amidst their iciest relations since the end of the Cold War. The agenda for the talks ranged from Crimea and the Ukraine crisis, to women’s issues (core to Sweden’s self-described “feminist” foreign policy), to Swedish investments in Russia, to cooperation in the Baltic and Arctic regions, as well as to so-called fake news ...

27.02.2017

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

The story of how Russia won the (First) Russo-American Cyberwar because American President Barack Obama did not fight back and failed to protect America’s democracy from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s well-orchestrated, wide-ranging cyberassault, part of Russia’s wider war on Western democracy By Brian E. Frydenborg December 7th, 2016 (a condensed, edited version of this article is featured on War Is Boring) Reuters AMMAN — It is fitting that, on the anniversary of...

17.12.2016

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

New threads in the Team Trump/Team Putin tangled web show Manafort and Page linked to each other as part of a Russian plot to control Ukraine and also show a mutual Russian mafia godfather linking them with each other and Trump, providing even deeper and more fertile ground on which to question Trump’s pro-Russia, Pro-Putin positions and their origins. Author's note: this is the most important article I have ever written in my life; please share with as many people as possible as soon...

17.11.2016

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,...

16.08.2016
 

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