All Posts Tagged With: "NATO"

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Russia ‘A Danger the West Dismisses at its Peril’

Former Canadian policy advisor Oksana Bashuk Hepburn explains the dangers of international appeasement of Russia’s criminal behavior in the name of good relations.

Jan 20, 2011 | Continued
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Kasparov: Don’t Cosy up to Russia, Europe

Writing for the Guardian, Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov chastises European leaders for their close relationships with Russia that enable the Kremlin’s violent suppression of free speech and human rights.

Feb 27, 2010 | Continued
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Medvedev Confirms Revamped Military Doctrine

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev has officially confirmed the country’s new military doctrine, which will now allow Russia to conduct a pre-emptive nuclear strike.

Feb 5, 2010 | Continued
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Institute Cites “Inertia and Decay” in Russian Government and Economy

A new report from the Institute for Contemporary Development criticizes Russia’s government and economy for its “inertia and decay,” but was met by a muted response from opposition groups.

Feb 4, 2010 | Continued
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Kasparov: Russia’s European Choice

Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov sat down for a recent interview with the Yezhednevny Zhurnal newspaper to discuss why Russia needs to integrate with Europe and why the current political system has no hope for true reform. Exclusive translation by

Feb 3, 2010 | Continued
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New Military Doctrine to Allow Preemptive Nuclear Strike

A revamped version of Russia’s military doctrine includes a provision that will allow for a preemptive nuclear strike in situations deemed critical to national security.

Nov 24, 2009 | Continued
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Russia Dismisses NATO Concern at War Games

The Russian ambassador to NATO has dismissed concerns about recent war games between Russia and Belarus close to the Polish border, which NATO says were “the largest since the end of the Cold War.”

Nov 20, 2009 | Continued