Monthly Archives: November 2014

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  Surely another reason why western Europe still does not take Russian threats seriously – most are unaware of (1) Russian crimes against humanity in Ukraine, Belarus and Poland, western Europeans (2) in general ignore eastern European history if it … Continue reading

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Putin the chess player

In summer 2014, suddenly everyone was reading Clark’s ‘the Sleepwalkers’ – never in the last decades had a book caused so much damage. The situation might be similar to 1914, but the insight should not be to avoid countermeasure, just … Continue reading

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last week in Moscow

at the Museum of Modern Russian History, the Russian President presented his version of the August 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop pact: “The Soviet Union signed a non-aggression agreement with Germany. They say, ‘Oh, how bad.’ But what is so bad about it, … Continue reading

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