Category Archives: Russia

G8 … G7 … “You Sank My Battleship!”

The Obama administration’s attitude in its early days was best summed up by then White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel: “No crisis should go to waste.” That attitude has been carefully refined over the years to its current edition: … Continue reading

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Economic Blowback? Kuwait to Buy LNG From Iran

The big Russia-China energy deal has been getting a lot of press lately, but it’s not the only sign that the world is withdrawing its purchasing power from a meddlesome United States and an expansionist NATO/European Union. Now Kuwait, once one of the … Continue reading

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Poroshenko to US, EU: Election should bring sanctions

Per Reuters: Ukrainian presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko urged Europe and the United States to agree on a third wave of sanctions against Russia if the Kremlin supports a referendum organised by separatists in eastern Ukraine on May 11. Separatists in … Continue reading

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So, How Are Those Sanctions Working Out For Ya?

Hey, they must be having a big effect! Russia is “experiencing recession now” because of damage caused by the Ukraine crisis, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. … The IMF cut its 2014 growth forecast for Russia to 0.2% … Continue reading

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Is it All About China?

Ukraine, that is. Mike Whitney thinks so: So what does controlling China have to do with the dust up in Ukraine? Everything. … Washington sees Russia as a growing threat to its plans for regional dominance. It’s all about the … Continue reading

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Boston Chapter of Come Home America Statement on Ukraine

by Doug Fuda, John Walsh and Joe Ureneck  Recent events in Ukraine have once again stirred the cry for U.S. intervention and possibly another war.  We call for immediate termination of U.S. government interference in the internal affairs of Ukraine … Continue reading

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So, How’s That Ukrainian “Revolution” Working Out?

More evidence that the Ukrainian “revolution” was really just a US-backed, US-funded coup d’etat: Pro-Russian separatists hoisted the Russian flag on Ukrainian army armored vehicles in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, mocking the pro-Western Kiev government’s attempt to reassert control on … Continue reading

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