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    Why does Russia need an Estonian hostage?

    by Vitaliy Portnikov “Over all, it’s hard to believe something like this is possible. This case breaks all the rules,” said the well-known Estonian politician Eerik-Niiles Kross commenting on the kidnapping by Russians of...

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    If I were Hollande, I would think who the Mistrals could be...

    By Vitaliy Portnikov If I were Hollande, I would think who the Mistrals could be used against… Despite the USA and EU having agreed on new sanctions against Russia, the future of the Mistral deal remains unclear. Paris does everything...

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    Confessions of Colonel Putin

    Russian political elite gets caught in its own trap by giving modern weapons to savages. Vladimir Putin has just made the most sensational and the most truthful statement in his whole political career. During recent meeting of Russian...

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    Portnikov: We are all Ukrainians

    This story took place in a sleepy seaside town when I found myself having a casual dinner at a table with friends of friends, people unfamiliar to me, who seemed to spend all their free time not on the seashore but in front of the TV,...

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    Russia is becoming a new Evil Empire

    Vitaliy Portnikov, Ukrainian journalist The fact that special camps have been established on the territory of the Evil Empire to train terrorists, mercenaries, and saboteurs is awful confirmation of the transformation of a country claiming...

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