Tag Archives: Crimea

Meet: Yuri Meshkov

A long-time listener of Mark Schauss’ Russian Rulers’ History podcast (now called Russian History Re-told), I would like to give him a shout-out for his podcast last week on Crimea. While I disagree with his theory behind Russia’s Ukrainian incursion … Continue reading

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Is Putin playing chess or checkers?

For the past 20 years, Ukraine has been a country in transition, emerging from the Soviet rubble with an unneeded nuclear arsenal, a linguistically heterogeneous population, a crumbling economy and a semi-authoritarian political system in place, party-boss plutocracy reimagined as … Continue reading

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Beautiful photo galleries of FSU

National Geographic’s A Jewel in Two Crowns: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/04/crimea/ludwig-photography The country of Asian color: Uzbekistan http://englishrussia.com/index.php/2011/04/01/the-country-of-asian-color-uzbekistan/ Thanks to MM and MH for the referrals

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