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Crimea Joins Russia: What About International Law?

Crimea Joins Russia: What About International Law?

Back on March 4, American President Barack Obama talked about the crisis in Crimea: “There is a strong belief that Russia’s action is violating international law. I know President Putin seems to have a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations, but I don’t think that’s fooling anybody.” On the basis of […]

2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi and Islam – Questions Unanswered

2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi and Islam – Questions Unanswered

The Sochi Olympics proved to be a big success — exactly what Russia wanted. Right from the opening ceremony itself, the entire event was a megalith in terms of popularity and success. If one wanted to catch a glimpse of Russia’s glorious past as well as its vibrant art, this year’s Winter Olympics were the […]