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Freedom for Assange!

When US vice president Kamala Harris visited Mexico, a demonstration took place in the Mexican capital on June 8 in front of the National Palace. During the protest, representatives of the #24F Coalición Vida y Libertad Julian Assange movement demanded the release of the journalist and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and spoke against his extradition […]

Sergei Lavrov’s Recent Speech Points to Some Important Lessons to be Learned

The Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov recently made a very important speech that, unsurprisingly, received very little attention from the western media. On June 9 Mr Lavrov addressed the Primakov Readings International Forum in Moscow. In his speech, Lavrov drew attention to what he persists in calling “our western colleagues” unwillingness to accept the “objective […]

Why Washington Cannot Rein Ankara Back in the Western Orbit

While there is a lot of enthusiasm in the Joe Biden led Washington regarding reining Ankara back in the US-led western alliance, it remains that the wedge that today exists between the two countries may be too wide for Biden and Erdogan to fill through their leveraging their ‘old friendship.’ For one thing, Turkey’s troubled […]

Are They Going to Look for the Founder of Sapat Who went Missing in Bishkek?

The reader will recall the hysterical commentary from Washington and the EU almost immediately after the detention in Minsk of Roman Protasevich,  the founder of the Telegram channel NEXTA, the calls from the West to discuss this issue at the highest international level, and the imposition of draconian sanctions against Belarus. However, those same Western […]