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Russia media say Crimea votes 93 pct to quit Ukraine
Russian state media said Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine and join Russia on Sunday, as Kiev accused Moscow of pouring forces into the peninsula and warned separatist leaders "the ground will burn under their feet".
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Cold War drama series. Elizabeth and Phillip find they have not only put themselves and their network at risk, but also their family, when a routine mission goes awry.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Albany Times Union
Editor's note: The following story published April 18, 2004, in the Times Union's Travel section, along with the photos in this gallery.
If Crimea Really is Important, Tell Us What Obama...
So I clicked. Plenty of sensible stuff. The EU dithered. Ukraine blew up. Putin responded stupidly.
WMGI-FM Terre Haute
'The Americans' dresses TV family drama in KGB dis...
But instead of pressing on the weaknesses of would-be informants, Weisberg now writes them into the characters of his Cold War spy drama "The Americans," which is currently in its second season on U.S. cable network FX.
Into the Vault
The only thing better than passing the time with a little Solitaire is indulging in a little Cold War paranoia.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Jimmy Fallon Should Never Play Putin in His Biopic
Perhaps the only thing worse than the Cold War is Jimmy Fallon's terrible blonde combover.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Women, War & Peace
WOMEN, WAR & PEACE is a new five-part series on the changing roles of women in war and peace.
EU eyes Russia travel bans, asset freezes
Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, march outside an Ukrainian military base in the village of Perevalnoye near the Crimean city of Simferopol.
Nuclear-Option Fallout: Better Democracy, Same Old Media
My new Nation column is called " The Right Loses It Over Russia - Again " and it notes that "Conservative hysteria over Putin's aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Crimea votes for independence ahead of...
Ukraine's Crimea peninsula voted on Tuesday for full independence from Ukraine ahead of a referendum to join Russia while France threatened sanctions against Moscow as early as this week.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Following the Russian playbook
Orange County Register March 7, 2014 Friday Following the Russian playbook By JAMES J. COYLE, Contributing Writer Unlikely that U.S. or Europe will militarily intervene.
BBC: it's the quality, not quantity, stupid.
There used to be an entire industry devoted to Kremlin watching during the Cold War, it's a pastime that's enjoying - if that's the right word - a revival just now.
City to install more sirens
The city already has two such sirens - one each at the fire stations on West Church Street and Starling Avenue.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
JAMES CARROLLShift in defense
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sent the first signal: " Pentagon plans to shrink Army to pre-World War II level ," a New York Times headline in late February read.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Editor column: Debate commission's goal is to engage and inform you, the voter
Those elections for U.S. president, or in the case of Lincoln-Douglas, for a U.S. Senate seat portending a presidential race, were largely defined by debates between the candidates.
Kremlin hopes Ukraine crisis will not start new Cold War
President Vladimir Putin's spokesman lashed out at the West on Friday and defended Russia's actions in Ukraine, but said he hoped a new Cold War would not break out despite "extremely deep disagreements".
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fire Dog Lake
What the US Media's Celebration of Protesting RT Anchors Conveniently Ignores
In the past few days, the Russian state-funded media organization, RT, has had two of its staff members express some level of protest against the editorial line of the organization and how it is currently covering the Russia-Ukraine "crisis" that has been unfolding.
The Baltic Times
Cold War telephone eavesdropping continues - The Baltic Times
Estonian Riigikogu foreign committee chairman Marko Mihkelson said on March 5 that the phone call recording between Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton that was leaked to YouTube this week was the third phone call that Russian special services ... (more)
How the Contra War and Soviets in Afghanistan Figure Into "The Americans," Season 2
The espionage , sex , and family matters of the Cold War are back on your TV. Season two of The Americans - which airs 10 p.m. EST/PST on Wednesdays on FX - advances the saga of KGB officer Elizabeth Jennings and her husband and fellow Soviet spy Philip .