Eric Zuesse On April 11th, Germany again (though this time only implicitly) acknowledged that the reason why the war in Ukraine has been continuing after the 2015 Minsk II agreements, which were supposed to create the preconditions for peace, is that Ukraine refuses to comply with those commitments. Buried in an item published on April […]
Although may seem huge, Russia and China consider themselves to be territorially incomplete and Washington naturally uses this fact to their advantage…
For the last few weeks, some of my friends and readers started responding to news that “Russian troops were massing” on the border with Ukraine. My reaction had been what it was throughout 2014-2015 and onwards when these reports were happening on the order of every week to two weeks, it seemed. “Russia Invades Ukraine” […]
The government of Ukraine announced today that Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will visit NATO Headquarters tomorrow for an emergency session of the Ukraine-NATO Commission. Today’s news also reveals that Ukraine’s foreign minister has been invited to attend a meeting of the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council on April 19.
A Biden-Harris guarantee of support for the Ukrainian government’s plan to reconquer its lost territories, including Luhansk, Donetsk, or Crimea, is about as meaningless as the British government’s 1939 guarantee of assistance to the Poles in the event of a German attack on Poland.
Ukraine claims Russia ignoring call for crunch talks to avert all-out war in Donbass, but Moscow says it never received an invite
RT | April 12, 2021 The Kremlin has denied ignoring requests from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to hold a crisis summit after days of bloody escalations in the war-torn Donbass region, insisting it hasn’t actually been invited to take part. On Monday morning, a government spokeswoman in Kiev claimed that an appeal for talks with […]
Sputnik – 11.04.2021 MOSCOW – Russia has called for talks to create a legally binding international instrument that would ban the deployment of any type of weapons in space, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic space flight. The anniversary of the first Soviet cosmonaut’s flight, marking the […]
Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian government signed a 4-year contract in March with Capital Limited, a Russian firm, to conduct oil and gas exploration in the area known as block No. 1 in the Syrian exclusive economic zone in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of the Tartous province. The disputed maritime […]
The following is a translated piece from Komsomolskaya Pravda a Russian tabloid that used to be the union newspaper of the Communist Party. As “tabloids” are sometimes known for reporting things that are both sensational and largely untrue, one might do well to take this report with several grains of salt. However, KP was also the […]