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Eduard Popov

Eduard Popov is a Rostov State University graduate with a PhD in history and philosophy. In 2008, he founded the Center for Ukrainian Studies of the Southern Federal University of Russia, and from 2009-2013, he was the founding head of the Black Sea-Caspian Center of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, an analytical institute of the Presidential Administration of Russia. In June 2014, Popov headed the establishment of the Representative Office of the Donetsk People’s Republic in Rostov-on-Don and actively participated in humanitarian aid efforts in Donbass. In addition to being Fort Russ’ guest analyst since June, 2016, Popov is currently the leading research fellow of the Institute of the Russian Abroad and the founding director of the Europe Center for Public and Information Cooperation.

POPOV: Steinmeier formula – a chance for peace in the Donbass

Eduard Popov is a Rostov State University graduate with a PhD in history and philosophy. In 2008, he founded the Center for Ukrainian Studies of the Southern Federal University of Russia, and from 2009-2013, he was the founding head of the Black Sea-Caspian Center of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, an analytical institute of […]

POPOV: UKRAINE IS PLANNING TO ATTACK DONETSK TODAY, ELECTION DAY

Published on: Nov 10, 2018 @ 19:39 – Updated from yesterday, where the headline read ‘Tomorrow’, now reads ‘Today’.  Ukraine is preparing an invasion tonight on the eve or during the elections in, the DPR and LPR. The media of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have received information about chemical attacks being prepared by Ukraine […]

When Russia Saved Ukraine: Remembering the 2014 Ilovaysk Cauldron

We are approaching the fourth anniversary of the so-called “Ilovaisk cauldron’, which saw the crushing of the Ukrainian army and militants of Ukrainian Nazi paramilitary groups several months into Kiev’s war on Donbass. The battles for and around Ilovaysk began in the summer of 2014 on the eve of Ukrainian independence day, as Kiev’s military […]

U.N. RECOGNIZES UKRAINIAN WAR CRIMES in Ilovaysk: What’s Next?

On August 9, the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine published an extremely important report documenting the killing and torture of civilians by the Ukrainian military during the Ilovaysk events 2014, as well as the killing of captured Ukrainian soldiers. The head of the UN Monitoring Mission, Fiona Frazer, has claimed that, in addition […]

Popov: New US Sanctions Will Only Strengthen Putin and Russia

On August 2nd, it became known that the US is going to impose a new package of sanctions on Russia. The sanctions document proposes to introduce new restrictive measures, including against Russian state debt. The bill itself, developed by a group of American Senators, provides for sanctions on Russian politicians and businessmen as well. The […]

What REALLY HAPPENED in the 2008 Georgia War?

August 8 marks the 10th anniversary of Georgia’s invasion of South Ossetia. Let me remind readers that on this day, or rather, this night in 2008, the capital of the unrecognized Republic of South Ossetia and the barracks of Russian peacekeepers were shelled by Georgia. After that, a column of armored vehicles moved towards Tskhinvali. […]

Putin and the Spiritual Fate of Eurasia – Part II

Putin’s speech On the 1030th Anniversary of the Baptism of Russia On July 28, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a speech which I would take the liberty of calling his “ideological Munich speech 3.0” or “worldview Munich speech 3.0.” To recall, Putin delivered his famous Munich speech in 2007, in which he for the first […]