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With the current crisis brewing in Ukraine and Crimea, and this blog’s focus on North America and Europe, it only seems appropriate to cover the situation. However, with a situation of this size and the complex political and ethnic factors involved, an article wouldn’t effectively convey enough information, so I will be working on a […]

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Russian Influence In Crimea

The country of Crimea, which currently looks to rejoin the Russian Federation, is itself made up of a number of different ethnic and religious groups. For example, Crimea’s population as of 2013 was roughly below 2,000,000 people. However, this population is not made up of simply “Crimeans,” but rather Ukrainians, Russians, Crimean Tatars, and about […]

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The Elusive “Quackers”

A major component of the Cold War and the Arms Race was the use of submarines by both NATO and the Soviet Union in an attempt to gain an edge at sea, and ships on each side frequently attempted to track the other side’s submarines. However, a strange phenomena known as “Quackers” were frequently encountered […]

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