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Russian Riots Show Us That Racism is Still a Problem

November 2, 2013

  By RACHEL SHMULEVICH Asst. Opinions Editor Published: October 30, 2013 It often seems like issues of racism, or ethnic discrimination, for that matter, get pushed to the back of ...

Georgia-Russia Conflict Over South Ossetia: Why the U.S. Must Reassess its Policy Toward Russia

June 3, 2011

By YELENA AMBARTSUMIAN Staff Writer Published: August 28, 2008 On Aug. 7, Georgian troops launched a surprise attack on the country’s separatist province of South Ossetia, just hours after agreeing to observe a ceasefire and hold Russia-mediated talks. In response to the actions taken by Georgia, Russian tanks rolled into South Ossetia on Aug....