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Modern Russia: Toward Historical Reconciliation

    May 29, 2015 Modern Russia: Toward Historical Reconciliation  By MaxFux Translated from Russian by J.Hawk RF Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinskiy spoke at the “100 Years of the Great Russian Revolution roundtable: contextualization in the name of consolidation”, held in the Ministry of Modern Russian History. He issued a number of theses on […]

Classified Losses

May 29, 2015 Classified LossesBy Boris Rozhin (colonel_cassad) Translated from Russian by J.Hawk President Putin classified information concerning MOD personnel casualties while carrying out special operations in peacetime as a state secret. The corresponding presidential decree was published on the official legal information site. The decree also classifies information concerning people who are being investigated […]

Very Secret Negotiations

May 27, 2015 Very Secret Negotiations By Aleksandr Rodzhers Translated from Russian by J.Hawk The “negotiations” have been continuing for over two months. Results so far? Zero. Ms. Yaresko more than once said that they are negotiating every day. Although just recently Bloomberg wrote that there has not been a single meeting between Ukraine’s MinFin […]

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin: A Stalin for the 21st Century

“Magnificent! Just like me!” May 26, 2015 Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin: A Stalin for the 21st Century By J.Hawk The following is an original editorial which reflects the views of the author (duh!) So it would seem my recent post on Mozgovoy’s assassination had hit a nerve. Or two, judging by the sheer number of comments […]

Kiev: Minus $2.5 billion in foreign reserves

Kiev: Minus $2.5 billion in foreign reserves By Fritzmorgen Translated from Russian by J.Hawk It’s possible to end up with a minus on your account when using a mobile phone, even of the contract makes no provision for it. Once robots realize and block your number, you will have a small debt on your account. […]

“Stalinists” vs. “Trotskyists”, or a Mozgovoy Post-Scriptum

May 26, 2015 “Stalinists” vs. “Trotskyists”, or a Mozgovoy Post-Scriptum By J.Hawk The following is an original editorial which reflects only the views of the author So, who killed Mozgovoy? We’ll never know for certain. Not only because we don’t know all the facts, but also because those who do know the facts have an […]

Who’s setting the Balkans on fire? Macedonian Maidan and the Ottoman trail

Who’s setting the Balkans on fire? Macedonian Maidan and the Ottoman trail By davydov_index Translated from Russian by J.Hawk The unrest in Macedonia was unexpected to the uninitiated. They started with an opposition party announcement that police is covering up the killing of a young man by prime minister’s security detail in 2011. Several experts […]