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Sunday: Will banned March for Federalization of Siberia happen?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 4:30pm
http://www.interpretermag.com/siberian-federalization-idea-spreads-to-kaliningrad-and-kuban/

A march for Federalization of Siberia is planned for August 17 has caused a Moscow “freak[] out”:

Type the Russian words федерализация Украины (federalization of Ukraine) into Google...

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Hillary Clinton was for her own foreign policy, before she was against it

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:14am
http://youtu.be/9sudCmrAsF4

Forget policy positions, etc.

Hillary Clinton is just bad as a candidate.

She’s awkward, artificial, superficial, and awkward (but I repeat myself).

She proved it with the disastrous book rollout and insistence that she’s not really rich and struggled after she and Bill left the White House.

Now she decided to distance herself from Obama’s...

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Russia-U.S. Nuke Agreement Collapsing

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:20am
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Things just aren’t good on any front involving the relationship between the United States and Russia. The nearly-hot war between Russia and Ukraine, the annexation of Crimea and the downing of Malaysian Flight 17 are capturing the main headlines. But there’s other grim news as well.

First, the landmark arms...

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More sanctions dropped on Russia over Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 12:00pm
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In another of his frequent ‘announcement drops’ before entering Marine One, President Obama yesterday declared that the United States and the European Union had agreed to a new round of sanctions against Russia. These new sanctions come within two weeks of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 being shot from the sky...

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Report: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Black Boxes Show Missile Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:00am
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British and American media are reporting that Ukrainian government officials have seen data from the say the downed Malaysia Airlines’ black box recorders. According to these officials, the airliner suffered an explosive loss of pressure after it was punctured by multiple pieces of shrapnel from a missile.

From the BBC:

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Ukraine President Pleads For Help from U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 2:45pm
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Ten days after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot from the skies over Ukraine, the situation on the ground in Ukraine has gotten worse.

U.S. officials released satellite images today showing proof that Russian forces have been shelling eastern Ukraine from the Russian side of the border.

The U.S. Office of the...

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Ukraine: Bodies moved from MH17 crash site to rail cars

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:00am
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The remains of nearly 200 passengers from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 have been removed from the wreckage and placed in refrigerated rail cars in a rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine.

From ABC News:

It may be some time before the bodies of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 are...

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Saturday Night Links (Gaza, Malaysia Air and more)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 6:40pm
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Some links from across the web for your Saturday evening reading.

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Did surface-to-air missile bring down Malaysian passenger Jet in Ukraine?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 12:41pm
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A flurry of media reports are reporting that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet has been shot down over Ukrainian airspace. The Boeing 777 carried 295 people and was “at altitude” (30,000 feet) according to the Interfax agency. All on board are said to have perished, according to Ukrainian sources.

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Using old school typewriters will not protect you from snooping

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 12:08pm
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How expansive is electronic espionage?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly does not have a computer in his office, does not use email and does not have a private phone. I read a while ago that he even uses hand signals in some situations, although I can’t find the link now.

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While you were focused elsewhere, Ukraine-Russia confrontation just heated up

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 12:10pm
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This seems like a broken record, but the last 24 hours have turned the standoff in Eastern Ukraine from a “ceasefire” to a hot war that doesn’t appear to be cooling down soon.

On Friday, June 20, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko announced a unilateral one-week cease-fire by his government as a way...

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More regions of Ukraine to go to Russia?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 7, 2014 at 6:21pm
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Tensions continued to escalate in eastern Ukraine Monday on the heels of protests over the weekend in which pro-Russia protesters seized government buildings in several cities.

From CNN:

Ukraine’s acting president accused Russia on Monday of trying to “dismember” his country, warning that uprisings in three cities echoed the events leading to the...

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Snowden’s double-edged sword

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 24, 2014 at 11:49am
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Edward Snowden is the hero of those seeking to protect privacy of Americans.

He’s also certainly the hero of the Russian and Chinese military and intelligence services, who don’t exactly speak on camera.

The New York Times and Spiegel revealed, based on Snowden leaks, how the NSA managed to penetrate a Chinese computer equipment...

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Romney: Ukraine paying price of Obama-Hillary Russia reset naïveté

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 5:19pm
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On CBS’ Face the Nation Sunday morning, host Bob Schieffer spoke with guest Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee, about the situation in Ukraine and President Obama’s response to it.  Romney was highly critical of Obama’s handling of Russia’s actions in particular, noting “the president’s naiveté with...

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