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Crimean Tatars fear Russian Rule

Crimean Tatars fear Russian Rule

Crimean Tatars fear a future under Russia (via GlobalPost) BAKHCHYSARAI, Ukraine — Crimean Tatars know a few things about oppression. In the past two or so centuries, this tight-knit Muslim group has…

A Russo-Iranian Bloc against the United States?

A Russo-Iranian Bloc against the United States?

(By Juan Cole) Russian President Vladimir Putin called his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Thursday, according to PressTV. The Russian press added that “A Kremlin statement said Putin had underlined to Rouhani…

The New Cold War and the Middle East

The New Cold War and the Middle East

(By Victor Argo) Cold War times are back in Europe. Russian troops are standing in Crimea. The peninsula in southern Ukraine is known for its sparkling wine and the conference of Yalta…