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Sunday 1 May 2022
May 01, 2022
'How About We Cut Off Your Ear?': Ukrainian Teen Describes Family's 'Filtration' By Russian Troops
Ukrainians who've undergone the Russian vetting process known as "filtration" describe arbitrary violence and threats, explicit or implied, and KGB-like questions to test fleeing civilians' loyalty.
April 30, 2022
Analysis: Erdogan Hoping Russian Invasion Of Ukraine Can Bolster Turkish Regional Power
Turkey condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has tempered its reaction, including refusing to join sanctions against Moscow while providing Kyiv with key military drones. What are the geopolitical calculations behind Ankara's response?
April 28, 2022
Bulgarian PM, Main Ruling Party Vow Support To Arm Ukraine After Gazprom Cutoff
The provision of such aid would align Sofia more closely with most NATO allies but deepen a rift with Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, who has suggested that arming either side merely prolongs the fighting.
April 27, 2022
First Ukraine, Now Moldova? Is The Kremlin About To Expand Its War?
A series of explosions over recent days in Transdniester, a breakaway region of Moldova, has raised fears that the Kremlin may be set to expand its war. But facing a fierce fight already in Ukraine, is that realistic?
April 27, 2022
The Farda Briefing: Shopping Controversy Exposes Divisions Among Iran's Hard-Liners
Despite their total control of power, Iran’s political hard-liners appear to be gripped by infighting. The controversy over the reported shopping trip by the family of Iran’s parliament speaker has helped expose those divisions.
Nordic Firepower: The Native Military Hardware Sweden, Finland Would Bring To NATO2
Fighters That Left Steelworks Registered As POWs, As Russia Keeps Up Shelling Of Areas In Eastern Ukraine3
Zelenskiy Mocks Russia's Claim Of Laser Weapon Ready To Deploy In Ukraine4
Ukrainian Troops Destroy Russian Armor In Donetsk Region5
Bypassing Bosnia: The Massive Bridge Set To Transform Balkan Travel6
Ukrainian Troops Taken From Azovstal Steelworks, Yielding Strategic City Of Mariupol To Russia7
Corned Beef And Cocaine: Putin’s Men, The Israeli Smugglers, And The Great St. Petersburg Drug Bust8
Ukraine Hopes Soldiers Evacuated From Mariupol Can Be Part Of Prisoner Exchange9
Russia's Capture Of Azovstal: Symbolic Success, 'Pyrrhic' Victory?10
Destroyed Russian Military Equipment On Display In New Ukrainian Museum Exhibit