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A Short Overview of the 2014 Crimean Crisis

A Short Overview of the 2014 Crimean Crisis

The international crisis over the status of the Crimean Peninsula was in February-March 2014 when the peninsula became returned to the state’s territory of Russia from Ukraine. The Western Russophobic narrative immediately accused Russia of illegitimate annexation of the peninsula as well as of the occupation of the eastern Donbas region of Ukraine. However, the same narrative is not telling[Read More…]

by 07/11/2022 Comments are Disabled World
“A cautionary tale” for the Ukraine war

“A cautionary tale” for the Ukraine war

There are some fascinating similarities between the Crimean War of the 1850s and the Ukraine War of 2022. According to Norman Rich, author of “The Crimean War” its main purpose was the containment of an expanding Russia as European powers had become fearful of Russia’s extension of power under Tsarist rule. One of the questions Rich addressed was why peace[Read More…]

by 24/04/2022 1 comment World