Category Archives: Ukraine

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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Prosecutable ‘International Community’ Funds Terror in Ukraine, Syria & Venezuela

by jay janson The so called ‘International Community’ (formerly ‘The Free World’ and for a hundred years before ‘The Colonial Powers’), has been funding terror to destroy democracies in the Ukraine, Syria, and Venezuela. There is nothing new about this. … Continue reading

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The Real Isolationists

Supporters of US military adventurism abroad often refer to their political opponents as “isolationists.” While it’s true that support for economic and cultural isolation can be paired with opposition to US imperialism and military interventionism, that need not be the case: Many … Continue reading

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“Any Efforts to Disrupt This Democratic Process Will be Seen Clearly for What They Are”

That’s US Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki, declaring her government’s refusal to recognize the results of Sunday’s referendum on autonomy in the eastern parts of Ukraine and its support for an “election” to be held May 25th by 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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Ukraine: Throwing Gasoline on the Fire

Perhaps an unforgivable metaphor, given Friday’s massacre in Odessa, of “separatists” by pro-junta thugs (see Justin Raimondo’s latest column at Antiwar.com for details on the western media spin — they’re trying to pretend it’s “unclear” whether 38 people were murdered … 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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