Category Archives: Friendship of Peoples

Will Donbass People Reunify At Last? – Part II

Dear Readers: Today I will finish my summary with this piece from PolitNavigator, written by Viktoria Frolova, from Donetsk: The Work Has Begun, To Move The Borders of the Donbass Republics Closer to Kiev Recall that back in March, Alexander … Continue reading

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Will Donbass People Reunify At Last? – Part I

Dear Readers: Some housekeeping first:  I briefly interrupt Lyttenburgh’s “Futurology” series with this 2-parter about recent events in the Ukraine.  That will cover today and tomorrow, after which we’ll finish off with Lyttenburgh, probably on Thursday and Friday.  After which, … Continue reading

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Attitude of Russian Newspaper Survey To Trump Air Strike

Dear Readers: Just a quickie for today, this will give everybody some time to catch up with Lyttenburgh’s brilliant multi-part essay on “Futurology”, which we continue tomorrow. Anyhow, the Russophile blogosphere is busy reevaluating its position toward American President Donald … Continue reading

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In Crimea, Russia Backs Traditional Islam – Part III

Dear Readers: Today we finish summarizing the PolitNavigator entries by sociologist Elena Ostrayakova, focusing on these two pieces, this one  and this one. Previously we talked about the history of the troubled relationship between Slavs and Tatars.  We talked about … Continue reading

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In Crimea, Russia Backs Traditional Islam – Part II

Dear Readers: After a quick summary of the complicated history of Russian-Tatar relations, it is time to delve into the related posts by sociologist Elena Ostryakova, from Moscow.  The four links are this, this, this, and this. As I mentioned … Continue reading

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In Crimea, Russia Backs Traditional Islam – Part I

Dear Readers: Today’s post pulls from four related posts in PolitNavigator, all of them written by sociologist Elena Ostryakova, from Moscow.  The four links are this, this, this, and this. Ostryakova’s research concerns Crimean Tatars and how well they are … Continue reading

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American Army Revives Hitlerite Coalition Against Russia – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today we finish this piece by reporters Marina Baltacheva and Mikhail Moshkin.  The thrust of much of the commentary was a lamenting for olden times, when the United States and Soviet Russia were allies against Nazi Germany. In … Continue reading

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