As has been foreshadowed for weeks, Vladimir Putin has “reunited” Crimea with Russia.
Last Naval Base Surrenders to Pro-Russia Protesters
Russian troops forced their way into one of Crimea's few bases that had still been under Ukraine's control.
There has been a lot of speculation about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Terrorism, hijacking, meteors. I cannot believe the analysis on CNN; it’s almost disturbing. I tend to look for a simpler explanation, and I find it with the 13,000-foot runway a
China says satellite has located 72ft object in Southern Indian Ocean 75 miles from where previous possible wreckage was located.. as Australian pilots spot small objects
Twitter Inc said on Friday it hopes access to its social media service in Turkey will be restored soon, a day after it was blocked by the country's government.
The West took a major credibility beating today, one inflicted on itself. This hit is going to be one more chapter of the US and EU foreign policy gang, who can’t shoot straight and who believe their own bull manure.
If it was the intent of the West to bring Russia and China together – one a natural resource (if “somewhat” corrupt) superpower and the other a fixed capital / labor output (if “somewhat” capital misallocating and credit bubbleicious) powerhouse – in
If you wanted a new Cold War, you might do what the U.S. has done in Ukraine. And now Crimea has seceded. Saber-rattlers are demanding arms for Ukraine. And President Obama, saying it's a national emergency, has imposed sanctions on Russia.
President Vladimir Putin completed his annexation of Crimea on Friday, signing a law making the Black Sea peninsula part of Russia just as Ukraine itself sealed a deal pulling it closer into Europe's orbit.
The large objects, which Australian officials said were spotted by satellite four days ago in one of the remotest parts of the globe, are the most promising lead in days.
Even if Ukraine can avoid a war with Russia, its economy is in dire straits.
As a Russian myself with lots of friends there ... I agree with his take. Putin will move slow and answer the USA tit for tat. The Ukraine will implode under the Fascism of its radicals.
A senior Russian diplomat signaled a possible shift Wednesday in Russia's position on the ongoing Iranian nuclear talks amid tensions with the United States and other Western countries, according to The Associated Press.
Scott McConnell (Founding Editor of The American Conservative) on the Ukraine situation - Sheldon Richman (VP of The Future of Freedom Foundation & Editor of FFF's monthly journal) on the Ukraine - Joby Weeks (C0-Founder of Altairia Intl) on Bitshar
On Monday the U.S. government took steps to seize the US-based assets of Russian lawmakers and anyone else that the US government deemed complicit in supporting the Crimean secession movement.
With murky foreign affairs much in the news, it’s worth trying to figure out how to think about the notion of “false flag” operations—would, say, a counterterrorism agency stage an act of terrorism to make its political enemies look bad or perhaps ju
Far-Right MPs Filmed Beating of TV Chief
Russian Generals Courting Soldiers in Crimea Visits
As usual, America's foreign correspondents are falling down on the job...Stories devoid of historical context cast Russia's invasion of Ukraine as a naked act of neo-Soviet aggression. Considering that the relevant history begins a mere two decades a
On March 6th President Barack Obama signed an executive order "Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine" which permits Washington to seize the assets of any "United States person" who opposes current US policies v
Philip Giraldi (former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA) on the Ukraine situation - Scott Horton (talk show host, writer) gives his perspective on the Ukraine - Vin Suprynowicz (libertarian author) provides an
There has been a lot of speculation about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Terrorism, hijacking, meteors.
Vladimir Putin seems to have lost touch with reality, Angela Merkel reportedly told Barack Obama after speaking with the Russian president. He is “in another world.”
In a recent New York Times op-ed, John McCain, the man who hoped to be president, said that Russia’s invasion of Crimea has nothing to do with NATO expansion into Eastern Europe and the Balkans.
The FBI joined forces with Malaysian authorities in analyzing deleted data on a flight simulator belonging to the pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, while distraught relatives of the passengers unleashed their anger Wednesday - wailing in
Frustration with the search for missing flight MH370 boiled over into chaotic scenes as Chinese relatives were dragged away from journalists.
With the ink still wet on the referendum vote slips and the Duma's agreement to accept Crimea into Mother Russia, the Crimean Mint (since we pre-suppose there is one) has wasted no time in creating the new coinage for the nation. As Crimea transition
So, "supporters" of one side that has promised not to escalate (but believes the region belongs to them based on an overwhelming vote) has killed a soldier from the other side (which has promised to respond) as he defended a military base for his cou
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