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What Happened in Mariupol on May 9th, 2014
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What Happened in Mariupol on May 9th, 2014

What Happened in Mariupol on May 9th, 2014

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Things Are Heating Up in Sloviansk

Things Are Heating Up in Sloviansk

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And So Began Sloviansk

And So Began Sloviansk

By early April 2014, the “Russian Spring” had all the signs that it would soon cease as a phenomenon. The regional council deputies in all Ukrainian regions did not support the demands dictated by Kremlin advisers. Those included the non-recogniti...

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Springtime for the Invader. Part 2

Springtime for the Invader. Part 2

The "People's Republics" Technology From early March to early April, the activity of pro-Russian protests began to wane. Take Donetsk as an example of the protest dynamics: the big rally on March 1st gathered up to 15,000 people, at the March 5th...

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Springtime for the Invader, Part One

Springtime for the Invader, Part One

Dmytro Putiata, Andrii Karbivnychyi, Vasyl Rudyka On 21 February 2014, the day after the shooting on Instytutska Street, Russian TV channel Den’-TV aired a story pointedly titled “How to Divide Ukraine.” Den’-TV is a news channel which offers air...

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Ukraine’s Armed Forces on the Eve of the Conflict

Ukraine’s Armed Forces on the Eve of the Conflict

Dmytro Putiata, Andrii Karbivnychyi, Vasyl Rudyka Since 1992, Ukraine had been consistently downsizing its Armed Forces. The reason was that Ukraine’s economy could not afford to maintain a large military force inherited from the Soviet Union, wh...

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U.S. Navy mine recovery

U.S. Navy mine recovery

By Lieutenant John Miller, U.S. Navy Posted in U.S. Naval Institute The U.S. Navy knows that its current adversaries pose a substantial offensive mining threat. Russia, China, and Iran each possess—and too often export—an advanced, robust, and m...

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