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Death of ISIS Leader – a Stroke of Luck for the Syrian Army? – Part II

Dear Readers, Continuing to work through this new piece by Evgeny Krutikov, analyzing the life and puported death of ISIS leader Abu-Bakr Al-Baghdadi.  (Whom I will henceforth abbreviate as ABAB for convenience.)  Where we left off, Krutikov made a very … Continue reading

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Could the Chechen Wars Have Been Avoided? – Part III

Dear Readers: This will conclude my 3-part work-through of this piece by Evgeny Krutikov for VZGLIAD magazine.  Where we left off, a series of “strange men” were passing, one by one, into the vacuum of power in Grozny, Chechnya.  A … Continue reading

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Could the Chechen Wars Have Been Avoided? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing to work through this historical piece by Evgeny Krutikov, which “celebrates” the 25-year anniversary of the start of the Russo-Chechen wars. Where we left off, Dudayev and his political party had seized control of the government in … Continue reading

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Could the Chechen Wars Have Been Avoided? – Part I

Dear Readers: Continuing the arc-theme of Separatism in the post-Soviet world: Oi, this is another long one by Krutikov, this time on the history of the Russo-Chechen wars.  This looks to be a tough slog to work through and translate, … Continue reading

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