Poland Looks to Buy Cruise Missiles, Cyberspace Buzzes With Putin Rumors

Lawson, Piers; Caloianu, Ioana; Deulin, Evgeny; Frederiksen, Casper
March 2015
Transitions Online;3/23/2015, p1
The article presents news briefs from formerly Communist countries of Europe and central Asia as of March 13, 2015. Topics discussed include the speculation over whereabouts of Russian President Vladimir Putin, with some reports suggesting he is seriously ill; Poland's increasing defense bill amid speculation that the country may send armaments to Ukraine; and protest in Tirana over claims of political murder plot.


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