Ukraine conflict

Why Ukraine’s Borders Are Back at the Center of Geopolitics

By Vijay Prashad On March 11, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wrote on Twitter that his government has “approved the Strategy for Deoccupation & Reintegration of Crimea.” What he referred to is a new strategy driven by Ukraine’s President Volodymyr…

NATO wars: the real target is Europe

The same facts, a different narrative The belt of civil wars festering on Europe’s borders is not accidental but has been intentionally built since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The unilateral dismantling of the bi polar world which prevailed…

NATO must be consigned to the rubbish heap of history

During the weekend conference on NATO and Russia in the Baltic Area organised by the No to War, No to NATO campaign, Reiner Brown, co-President of the International Peace Bureau participated in a panel meeting on the subject of Common…

Ukraine factions to implement the Minsk Agreement on the 1st of September

The region of Ukraine disputed between forces in Kiev and those looking for independence has already suffered 18 months of death and destruction. The city of Donetsk that previously had a population of 1.1 million today barely reaches 600,000. Mostly…

Ukrainians fleeing war in east approaching 1mn: UN report

The number of Ukrainians fleeing the country to neighboring nations following the 2014 eruption of an armed conflict in Ukraine’s eastern regions is approaching the one million mark, a UN report states. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for…

The nuclear danger today: Existing nuclear arsenals are the greatest nuclear threat

On Friday 1st of May, civil society organisations were given the opportunity to make presentations to diplomats at the NPT review conference at the UN in New York. Pressenza was one of dozens of organisations around the world that endorsed…

Pentagon: US has no troops in eastern Ukraine

The Pentagon has rejected an assertion by Russia that that US troops were training Ukrainian forces in the eastern Ukraine. “This is a ridiculous attempt to shift the focus away from what is actually happening in eastern Ukraine,” Pentagon spokeswoman…

US presence in Ukraine in breach of Minsk accord: Russia

The presence of US paratroops in Ukraine to train government forces is in violation of the Minsk agreement on the Kiev side, Russia’s foreign minister says. Sergei Lavrov made the remarks during a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John…

Moving away from war in Ukraine

Statement by United for Peace and Justice The Ukraine conflict continues to fester, raising tensions in the region to levels not seen since the Cold War. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire and an approach to further…

Czechs object to US military show of strength: “Tanks? No, thanks!”

Czech anti-war campaigners have launched a new campaign to focus opposition to the proposed procession of US military equipment through the country having completed military exercises in the Baltic as part of “Operation Atlantic Resolve”. The US is building up…

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