Ukraine

Ukraine – no to weapons against “rebel attacks”

Lately the talking points for sending unlimited military aid to Ukraine, sorry for sending “defensive weapons” to Ukraine (what are defensive weapons, rockets and tanks that only point in one direction?), has been because they are needed to “protect Ukraine…

Ukraine – caught between two outsides

Much of the American media (and many of us in general) see the Ukraine in terms of the old Soviet Union, either leaping to a defense of Russia or to total hostility to it (as if we are re-fighting the…

Why Arming Kiev Is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Washington pundits are jumping on a proposal to send weapons to Ukraine. Here’s why they all need to take a deep breath. By Stephen M. Walt February 9, 2015 http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/02/09/how-not-to-save-ukraine-arming-kiev-is-a-bad-idea/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=*Editors%20Picks&utm_campaign=2014_EditorsPicksRS2%2F9 Should the United States start arming Ukraine, so it can…

Kremlin trio meeting on Ukraine constructive: Russia

A high-profile meeting between leaders of Russia, Germany, and France on the crisis in eastern Ukraine has seen “constructive” negotiations, officials in Moscow say. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the talks in Moscow between Russian President Vladimir Putin,…

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a German-French initiative to stop deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine is aimed at defending peace all over Europe. “It’s about representing our interests – German-French – but also European interests…. It’s about European peace… and…

Gorbachev warns of risk of US-Russia armed conflict

The last Soviet leader has accused the US of pushing Russia into a new Cold War that could lead to an armed conflict. “America… has already drawn us into a new Cold War,” Mikhail Gorbachev said in an interview published…

Solve the Ukraine crisis now!

The vote last week in the Ukrainian parliament was a seriously disturbing move – it has made reconciliation with Russia near impossible. The parliament voted to work for Ukraine’s membership of NATO, a red rag to a bear. The truth…

Ukraine’s gold “evaporated”?

Where’s all the gold? Critical Thinking, Daily Pickings reported on 04 December 2014 “A couple of days ago, Daily Pickings referred to the accumulation of gold by Russia and China. Back in January, we asked whether the Deutsche Bundesbank will…

Why does the West allow the Ukrainian government to write the official report on the downing of MH-17?

by Eric Zuesse – Global Research There are only two suspects in the shoot-down of the MH-17 Malaysian airliner over Ukraine on July 17th: the separatist rebels, whom the Ukrainian Government charge had shot it down mistaking it for one of…

Ukraine – Truce or Trojan Horse: Retreat, Re-Armament and Relaunch

  Human Wrongs Watch By Prof. James Petras*, September 2014 – TRANSCEND Media Service – The NATO proxy war in the Ukraine started with the violent US-EU-sponsored overthrow of the elected government via a mob putsch in February 2014. This was well…

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