Category Archives: Russia

Russian President Putin, German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande will discuss concrete steps to resolve Ukrainian internal crisis that has deteriorated significantly in recent weeks.

“I confirm that there are planned talks for tomorrow between [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, [German Chancellor Angela] Merkel, and [French President Francois] Hollande, during which the heads of the three states will discuss what the three states can do concretely in order to bring an end to the civil war in eastern Ukraine, which has considerably worsened over the last few days and has brought about numerous victims,” Peskov told RIA Novosti.

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“The US National Intelligence Council’s (NIC) Global Trends Report (2000)  foresees the main trends that the US was most likely to face in 2015. But is this document just a political forecast or a to-do list?”

“Although “most adversaries will recognize the information advantage and military superiority of the United States in 2015,” they will try “to circumvent or minimize US strengths and exploit perceived weaknesses.” Remarkably, in 2000, the NIC viewed Russia, China, North Korea, Iran and Iraq as potential rivals capable of targeting the US using WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction) or even nuclear missiles by 2015.”


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“Ukraine’s top general is contradicting allegations by the Obama Administration and by his own Ukrainian Government, by saying that no Russian troops are fighting against the Ukrainian Government’s forces in the formerly Ukrainian, but now separatist, area, where the Ukrainian civil war is being waged.”

Ukrainian Government: “No Russian Troops Are Fighting Against Us”. Sanctions against Russia based on Falsehoods

“If what General Muzhenko says is true, then he is a hero for having risked his entire career by having gone public with this courageous statement. And, if what he says is false, then he has no place heading Ukraine’s military.”

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Hacktivist leak alleges ‘extortion & money laundering’ by Ukraine’s Right Sector leader

“Now everyone will know that Yarosh and his band of neo-Nazis are just using politics as a cover for their criminal activities and personal enrichment at the expense of ordinary Ukrainians.”


“CyberBerkut is named after Berkut, the government special force unit deployed to restrain the protesters. Operating under the motto “We won’t forgive! We won’t forget!,” the online group has targeted high-profile figures in the new government. As well as posting the private documents and conversations of top politicians, including Yulia Tymoshenko, it has shut down high-profile websites – including those belonging to NATO – with distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks.”


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“Obama’s candid admission should not come as a surprise following the  release of a surreptitiously recorded conversation between Victoria Nuland, the US-Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, and Geoffrey R. Pyatt, the US Ambassador to Ukraine.”


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Russian aggression and the BBC’s drums of nuclear war

The drums of war are beating on the BBC and other mass media, writes Oliver Tickell – naked propaganda about fictitious ‘Russian aggression’ intended to soften us up for a war that could wipe out life on Earth. We must refuse to fall for the endlessly repeated lies, and tell our politicians that our highest priority of all is peace.


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State Department Discusses Banning Alternative Media Outlet

“Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland was asked about the idea of shutting the company down at a meeting at the Brookings Institution. She said no, paying lip service to Freedom of Speech, but citing RT’s limited reach as the real reason.”


U.S. Escalation in Ukraine Is Illegitimate and Will Make Matters Worse

Escalation by the U.S. and European powers will make matters worse. As a general rule, U.S. interventions make matters worse and fail to achieve even their advertised goals, about which one may also be rightly skeptical. See, for example, this 1994 article arguing a case for the futility of U.S. interventions.



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