Monthly Archives: February 2016

Russia only honoring the right German partner

Knowing of how to confront Russia has not been a German virtue. Historically, cooperation has worked much better – for both sides. During the Cold War, a “change through rapprochement” became the official policy of the German Federal Republic when … Continue reading

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OSCE getting more “neutral”

At the beginning of February 2016 the Ukrainian ATO (anti-terrorism operation) command blamed the OSCE directly for its inaction for the first time. The organization had not been able to respond to increased attacked of the combined Russian army forces, … Continue reading

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Italy, Greece and Hungary still making military deals with Russia

Mikhail Samus, an expert at the Ukrainian Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS) stated that those countries continued to have arms deals with Russia despite the sanctions regime: Italy was probably contributing most directly to Russia’s war in the Donbas: … Continue reading

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