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Zuzana Makovská – The West is not satisfied with the historical truth about Russia.

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Of all the countries of the anti-Hitler coalition, the USSR suffered the greatest human losses. The West seems to have forgotten this. It is no secret that in the minds of most Americans, the United States was the only winner. But you can’t falsify history. Leonid Fedorov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Slovak […]

Conflicting Narratives on the Euromaidan 2013/14

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Narrative 1: “Euromaidan as a Revolution of Dignity” This narrative describes Euromaidan as a grass-root movement started by civil society in Ukraine in response to President Yanukovich’s sudden renouncement of the signing of an Asso-ciation Agreement with the European Union as well as to the numerous cases of corruption, vio-lations of human rights and flouting […]

Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region

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The conflict in and around Ukraine is a tragedy for all affected by the violence. It is a flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation and is a continuing threat to security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region. A political resolution is fundamental to ending the armed conflict in the Donbas region, to improving prospects for constructive Ukraine-Russia […]

Michael Stürmer. Trump makes NATO almost a toy army

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The military alliance if they need to be good, they need to be based on predictability and trust. NATO has seen better days. What else must happen, before the members, especially Berlin, understand seriousness of the situation – and get to action? Who has such friends, does not need any enemies. Since the tyrant in […]

Vasilenko S.A. – The influence of the crisis in Ukraine on Russian-Australian relations

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Vasilenko Sergey Andreevich, 5th year student of the Faculty of Oriental Studies and History, Pedagogical Institute of the Pacific National University (Khabarovsk) Abstract: The crisis in Ukraine has changed not only Russia’s relations with European countries, but also with the countries of the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia. The sanctions imposed by Australia against Russia and […]

Gallup: Ukrainians Loathe the Government that Obama Imposed

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Eric Zuesse On December 23rd, Gallup headlines “Ukrainians Disillusioned With Leadership,” and reports that “nearly nine in 10 Ukrainians (88%) say corruption is widespread in their government, and about eight in 10 (81%) see the same widespread problem in their country’s businesses.” 8% of Ukrainians now say they “have confidence … about the national government.” 17% approve […]

MH17 CORONER CONTRADICTS HIMSELF, IGNORES AUSTRALIAN FORENSIC EVIDENCE, RULES IN FAVOUR OF DUTCH SAFETY BOARD

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By John Helmer, Moscow The Victorian state coroner Iain West (lead image) has concluded a 60-minute inquest into the deaths of Australians on board Malaysian Airlines MH17 by issuing a statement of findings contradicting the coroner’s own statements, as well as the evidence of reports from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and courtroom testimony from […]

The Ukraine place in the United States’ plans against Russia

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During the conference, sponsored by the oil company Chevron, US Undersecretary of State Victoria Nuland reported that, since 1991, her country had invested in Ukraine, which is one of the most strategically important countries, more than 5 billion dollars. She added that it was done not to eradicate poverty. A few days before there was […]

Putin’s “Endgame” in Syria

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Russia doesn’t want to fight a war with Turkey, so Russian generals devised a simple, but effective plan to discourage Turkey from taking any action that could lead to a clash between the two nations. Last week, Russian warplanes intruded into Turkish airspace twice. Both incidents caused consternation in Ankara and send Turkish leaders into […]

The Empire of Chaos is in a Jam

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The no-fly zone in Syria already exists. It is run by Russia and Washington is unable to jam it. NATO is desperate. The Pentagon is desperate. Imagine waking up one day in Washington and Brussels just to realize Russia has the ability to electronically jam — detect, trace, disable, destroy — NATO electronics within a 600 km range across Syria (and southern Turkey). […]