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After the Tragedy of Flight MH17 Russia Must Be Held to Account

Jonathan Cook | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jonathan Cook

For the nations of Europe, the legacy of appeasing Russian behaviour makes a vigorous response to the current crisis absolutely vital. While there may be economic risk inherent in imposing sweeping sanctions, a broad package of 'level three' measures, targeting vulnerable sectors of the Russian economy, is essential.

Russia's Ukrainian Intervention in Historical Perspective

Jonathan Cook | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jonathan Cook

Russia's intervention in the Crimea region of Ukraine in recent days follows a sadly familiar pattern in Russian foreign policy...

Sochi Olympics - An Opportunity for Peace?

Larisa Sotieva | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Politics
Larisa Sotieva

The Sochi Olympic Games are taking place in a region of tightly interwoven conflicts, the roots of which lie as much in contemporary military, political and social upheaval and the post-soviet geo-politics as in historical events and their various interpretations among different Russian and Caucasian populations...

A Georgian Dream - or Tumultuous Times Ahead?

Justin Crump | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Politics
Justin Crump

As the final Georgian ballots were cast on Monday evening a series of election polls predicted a momentous point for the South Caucasus state: potentially the first peaceful change of government in the country's modern independence. That point was confirmed this morning when President Saakashvili, leader of the incumbent United National Movement (UNM), conceded defeat in a televised address to the Georgian people.

Kartlis Deda: The Importance of Georgia's Most Famous Woman‏

David J Constable | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

Situated at the strategically important crossroads where Europe meets Asia, there is evidence still that Georgia is emerging from the collapse as a Soviet Union state.

Britain Seeks To Turn Up Heat On Syria After Houla Massacre

Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

David Cameron and William Hague have held high-level international talks to ratchet up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad in the wake of the ma...