Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Importance of Being Crimea

As Russia claims the Crimea peninsula as her own, the question rises: what is it and why is it important? Crimea is a Ukrainian peninsula located on the northern coast of the Black Sea. The Autonomous Republic of Crimea occupies most of the peninsula. It was often referred to with the definite article, as the Crimea, until well into the 20th century. Ethnic […]

 3,403 total views

Read More

Russian Ultimatum

I just found this tweet from Shaun Walker reacting to the Russion ultimatum, a freelancer correspondent currently stationing in Ukraine. Just spoke to UKR defence min source who is on a base now. Neither he nor base commanders heard about 0300GMT ultimatum, say prob nonsense. — Shaun Walker (@shaunwalker7) March 3, 2014 Articles concerning the Ultimatum […]

 3,227 total views

Read More