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Amid Ukraine tensions, Gorbachev and Putin point out U.S. broke promise that NATO wouldn’t move “one inch eastward”

[Daily Mail, The Hill] “The ‘arrogant’ United States ‘built a new empire’ with NATO following the Cold War, former Soviet leader Mikhail…

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Israeli drone technology sold to Russia was pivotal for rescuing Assad in Syrian war

[Haaretz] “When Israeli-licensed military drones first took off from Syrian air force bases to stalk opponents of Bashar Assad’s regime,…

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Regime Change and NGOs: the Colour Revolutions and the Arab Spring

[openDemocracy] “The Arab revolt of 2010-11 has spread with intense speed and magnitude. A protest that began in the provincial…