Russia

Photo-reportage: Victory Day in Moscow

We publish here a photo-reportage by Oleg Yasinsky that gives an account of the citizens’ participation in Moscow this May 9, 2022, commemorating the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany on May 9, 1945 in the Second World…

Why Nonalignment Is an Urgent Imperative for the Global South

South Africa and other countries that have abstained from voting against Russia at the United Nations General Assembly in response to the war in Ukraine face intense international criticism. In South Africa, the domestic criticism has been extraordinarily shrill, and…

The Folly of Isolating Russia

As Americans ingest the constant feed of dire reports and heartbreaking photographs from the war in Ukraine, it behooves us to look at Europe’s views of a European conflict. First, these views are far from harmonious; there is, as the…

No to all wars. Sit-in at NATO base in Solbiate Olona

Flags, banners and activists of all ages were present at the sit-in at the NATO base in Solbiate Olona, in the province of Varese, one of the nine NATO rapid deployment commands in Europe, with more than 400 soldiers from…

US Secretary of Defense Admits the Real Strategic Goal in Ukraine: Quagmire for Russia

The strategic goal of “weakening Russia” is playing with fire—even nuclear fire—and to allow the war to go on indefinitely, or to escalate, at the expense of the Ukrainian people is cruel, dangerous, and unacceptable. By John Burroughs* Secretary of…

The U.S. Recruits Israel Against Russia

For more than one reason, U.S. President Joe Biden’s call with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on April 24 is hugely consequential. This has been Biden’s second phone conversation with Bennett in four weeks. On March 30, Biden called to…

Jeremy Corbyn: Now, Let Us Talk Peace

With Russian shells raining down on Ukrainian cities, an uneasy ceasefire in Yemen, the attack on Palestinians at prayer in Jerusalem and many other conflicts around the world, it might seem to some to be inappropriate to talk about peace.…

The Problems With Prosecuting Putin

The worst problem is a phony one. That is to say, numerous parties are using the cause of prosecuting Vladimir Putin for “war crimes” as yet another excuse to avoid ending the war — the need for “justice” for war…

Ukraine, the untold news

The world’s media talk a lot about Ukraine. In the world market of news morbidity, we have an oversupply of war horrors, with many colours of death and only one very black and white political reading. This chapter of the…

The Difficult But More Humane And Sane Option

“Putin Puppets” Over the last two months, we’ve seen and heard a near-uniform drumbeat, a corporately funded chorus of news people, pundits, and Hollywood stars pushing for pretty much every form of military escalation in Ukraine. Curiously, there has been…

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