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Catherine Trainor

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Catherine Trainor graduated from the College of Wooster with a degree in history and minors in Russian studies and physics. In 2012, she traveled to Russia with a unique delegation of Fort Ross supporters and the Kashaya Pomo Band of Native Americans to commemorate Fort Ross's 200-year anniversary and tradition of shared history. Catherine spent the academic year of 2011-2012 as a Fulbright fellow and English teacher in the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan. Catherine is a volunteer for Heart to Heart International Medical Alliance and a member of the Open World Leadership Center’s Young Professionals Advisory Council.

05.02.2015

Remembering the Soviet-Afghan war 35 years later

Remembering the Soviet-Afghan war 35 years later

RD Flashback: As U.S. forces and NATO troops withdraw from Afghanistan, a former Soviet officer remembers the beginning of the war he fought there 35 years ago

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19.11.2014

Why Russia's Arctic strategy is starting to worry NATO

Why Russia's Arctic strategy is starting to worry NATO

Given Russia’s renewed strategic emphasis on the military and economic development of the Arctic, the newest area of confrontation between NATO and Russia might not be in continental Europe - it might be in the Arctic

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04.11.2014

It's still too early to be talking about a new US-Russian space race

It's still too early to be talking about a new US-Russian space race

Despite ongoing tensions between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine, NASA and Roscosmos are preparing for the next stage in their 40-year-old space collaboration

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