Tag Archives: Ukraine

Moldova has to expect trouble

Besides of the Balkans (Russians also spying on Albanian military facilities as it has been communicated; see also the post underneath) – former parts of the Soviet Union remain a focus of Russian expansionist policy. With the election of a … Continue reading

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More propaganda on bombing Ukraine

Rostislav Ishchenko – who also has pushed the idea that Russia should occupy the Baltic states – this week had a chance to present his current views on Ukraine on Russian TV, finding Russian ground forces would suffer significantly if  … Continue reading

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Russia thinks aloud to bomb Ukraine

It now is clear that Donald Trump will be the next US president, and Russia has quickly reacted in Ukraine: First, with so far unsuccessful attempts to seize better positions at Svitlodarsk (northwest of the Debaltseve region) – which has … Continue reading

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Ukraine again faces large Russian cyberattack

According to the Head of the National Security and Defense Council, Andriy Turchynov, the attack aimed at the finance and banking sector of the country, with the goal to disrupt the functioning of government agencies, budget-allocating processes and the payment … Continue reading

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Russian ship capitains of Norwegian ships conducting reconaissance

According to media reports Russian captains and pilots who have been hired to serve on Norwegian ships are conducting active reconaissance of the Norwegian shore, including the amount and nature of Norwegian vessels – both civilian and military – stationed … Continue reading

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Russia determined to expand influence over former Soviet colonies

The overall picture for Russia in autumn 2016 in regard to some of its former European colonies that once belonged to the Soviet Union is rather favorable. Belarus and Armenia have the closest relation with Russia, and are politically and … 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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