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Trump Can’t Play Putin’s Game in Syria

In some alternate universe, it may make sense for the president of the United States to meet with his Russian counterpart to negotiate an end to the fighting in Syria. It would be a universe in which the American president weren’t constantly denigrating European allies, and the Russian president weren’t habitually lying about …

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Oxford’s new geography textbook names Crimea as part of Russia

The Levant News — Oxford’s new geography textbook names Crimea as part of Russia One of the world’s leading academic publishers, Oxford University Press, has apparently recognized Crimea as a part of Russia under international law. A new student textbook refers to the peninsula as Russian territory. A new edition …

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Crimea: Islamist Movements and Danger of Radicalization

THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – By Julia Lugovska – Kiev- Ukraine – The issue of Crimean Tatars, who survived terrible Sürgün – mass deportation from Crimea by Joseph Stalin on 18 May 1944, and who returned back home after Ukraine gained its independence, remains still unresolved and very sensitive, as Ukrainian …

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