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  • Russian evolution

    Russian evolution

    Understanding this context is key to making sense of President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine in February this year.

    August 29, 2022
  • Crimean echo

    Crimean echo

    The apparent use of covert forces behind enemy lines underscored what they call the “inventiveness” of Ukraine’s forces.

    August 19, 2022
  • The amnesia of Western violence

    The amnesia of Western violence

    Many groups/communities that expose state violence, Islamophobia, social injustices, unequal pay, envionmental degradation, Israeli colonial practices and racism are labelled as deviant.

    August 17, 2022
  • Flare-up in Crimea

    Flare-up in Crimea

    Such strained assertions were contradicted by videos from the scene and by a tally of the damage by officials in Crimea, a strategic peninsula in Ukraine.

    August 15, 2022
  • View from Kiev

    View from Kiev

    The view from Kiev is that even a limited cease-fire, forget an end to hostilities, presents two grave perils for Ukraine.

    August 6, 2022
  • Crimea will now be seen as part of Russia in Apple Maps or Weather Apps

    Crimea will now be seen as part of Russia in Apple Maps or Weather Apps

    The annexed region, which has a Russian-speaking majority, will now be visible in Russian territory on Apple Maps and Weather Apps

    November 28, 2019
  • Non-fictional President

    Non-fictional President

    Like the fictional President of his television series, Zelenskiy has promised to clean up politics and end the stranglehold of the oligarchy over Ukraine, but he has offered little by way of specifics.

    April 26, 2019
  • Jazz in times of conflict

    Jazz in times of conflict

    Music — one of the finest expressions of art — has played diverse roles at different points of time in history. Sometimes, it is used to make a political statement — as happened in this small town of 7,000 in the Crimea when Russian President Vladimir Putin unexpectedly turned up on the concluding night of …

    August 23, 2017
  • Russia tells Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine

    Russia tells Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine

    Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US President Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev. "We do not return our territories. Crimea is Russian territory," Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday, reaffirming Moscow's long-standing position that …

    February 15, 2017