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Ukraine: Russia Says 40,000 Troops to Defend Russia

Ukraine: Russia Says 40,000 Troops to Defend Russia

Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated that Russia had reinforced its already massive forces along the Ukrainian border in order to protect Russian territory. Western intelligence data estimates the Russian forces currently stationed along the Ukrainian border at 40,000. Peskov referred to the military coup in Ukraine as motive for any country to “naturally… take […]

If Ukraine Is Lost All Is Lost

If Ukraine Is Lost All Is Lost

Ukraine is not a problem for the West. That refrain may be heard over and over again, but truly, if Ukraine is lost, then all is lost for the West. Quite seriously, the most likely outcomes of the Ukraine Crisis are far worse than most are willing to accept. First of all, it is important […]

Ukraine is ‘New Russia’ to Putin

Ukraine is ‘New Russia’ to Putin

Finally, Vladimir Putin has admitted something. That he has mobilized troops in the newly annexed Crimea. It’s unclear whether this is yet another planned piece of a brilliant cloak and dagger takeover of a country that turned its back on Mother Russia or if he was forced to just admit it after the events of […]

Putin Seeking to Repeat History Through Annexing the Ukraine?

Putin Seeking to Repeat History Through Annexing the Ukraine?

On September 1, 1939, Adolf Hitler invaded Poland causing France and Great Britain to declare war on Germany. This sparked off the Second World War which would cost millions of lives, and leave a permanent scar on the face of history. However before this event, Germany had already moved troops to take part of Austria […]

Ukraine: Armed Battle in Mariupol, Agreements With UN, US, and Russia

Ukraine: Armed Battle in Mariupol, Agreements With UN, US, and Russia

As the first deaths in Eastern Ukraine Thursday resulted from an armed assault of a Ukrainian military base in Southeast Ukraine, the governments of Ukraine, Russia, U.S. and the UN engaged in talks in Geneva that bore an agreement on de-escalation of the crisis in Ukraine, reportedly. At a Ukrainian National Guard base in Mariupol–a […]

Putin Admits Invading Ukrainian Crimea, Denies Similar Invasion of Southeast Ukraine

Putin Admits Invading Ukrainian Crimea, Denies Similar Invasion of Southeast Ukraine

In a call-in show Thursday Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that Russia had invaded Crimea at the end of February. Putin had ever denied and taken offense to accusations that Russia invaded Crimea. Russian diplomats had sternly argued against any such notion at UN and other important meetings. Putin admitted that forces in Crimea–called pro-Russian […]

Ukraine and the Spillover Effect

Ukraine and the Spillover Effect

Worries over Ukraine tend to focus on the very immediate concerns of the conflict. These include potential economic downturns, the increasing influence of Russia in the world, and most obviously, the potential for Ukraine to be invaded aggressively by Russia, among many others. However, these concerns are part of what should be greater worries about […]

President Obama’s Logic in Ukraine Threatens Global Security

President Obama’s Logic in Ukraine Threatens Global Security

Foreign policy is one of the pillars of any government. In fact, some argue that the most important function of any state is to defend its citizens. However, due to President Obama’s logic in dealing with the various difficulties in Ukraine threatens global security, and therein American security, in a very real way. Too often, […]

Ukraine Crisis Could Justify Western Intervention

Ukraine Crisis Could Justify Western Intervention

Hawks and doves are butting heads over the best way to deal with the Ukraine Crisis. Ranging from direct Western intervention to complete inaction, there is a wide breadth of ideas that are actively being debated. However, if Russia is to invade Ukraine, it could logically and morally justify, if not demand, Western intervention. To […]

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