· March, 2014

Stories about Russia from March, 2014

Russia's Crimea Ballot Fraud that Wasn't

RuNet Echo  15 March 2014

A scandal surrounding a ballot photo suggests that Russians are pessimistic about Crimea's Sunday referendum. Many are ready to believe the worst now, even on laughably circumstantial evidence.

Mother Russia, Jump the Gun

RuNet Echo  5 March 2014

Try to imagine how hopelessly outgunned Ukrainian soldiers now find themselves in the Crimea, where armed militia choke the roads and airports with checkpoints

A Chronology of International Violations by Russian Troops in Ukraine

  4 March 2014

The popular Maidan Translations blog republished a Facebook post by Dmitry Tymchuk, Head of the Ukrainian Center for Military-Political Studies, that describes several alleged international violations and “irregular actions” since late February 2014. Tymchuk begin this run-down by saying: For instance, on February 28, at 8.45 a.m. the flight of...

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