Monthly Archives: March 2014

Scotland, Catalonia, and Now Venice; A Look at European Independence Movements

In that past week, events in Crimea have dominated the news. Particular attention has been given to the referendum to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation, which received an alleged 93 percent vote in favor. However, this is … Continue reading

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Putin Tests US and EU’s Resolve Over Crimea

The revolution and ousting of Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine in that past three months has highlighted the divide that still exists between Russia and Western Europe, even decades after the end of the Cold War and the fall of the … Continue reading

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