Category: East Europe
The economic strains on the elites of oil-producing countries are very real. In Russia and perhaps elsewhere, these economic conditions will certainly trigger social and labour movements that those elites don’t like and can’t control
Well, well, well. Gloating is unseemly, especially in public, but give me this one, will you? It has been a long and lonely winter defending the true version of events in Ukraine, but here comes the sun. We now have open acknowledgment in high places that Washington is indeed responsible for this mess, the prime mover, Read more…
The Russian annexation of Crimea and heavy interference in the Ukraine has had a significant consequence for its hydrocarbon industry
With all eyes focused on the Middle East, it appears to have gone quiet in the Ukraine with a ceasefire announced in early September. However, fighting does continue on the ground and the Kiev junta faces a tough winter in which to keep hold of power.
The mainstream media’s treatment of two cases of alleged aggression illustrates perfectly the propaganda role and service of the dominant media
The logic of escalation is on
Ukraine’s real economy and its citizens suffer severely as a result, with all indications that the economic crisis there will get worse, perhaps much worse, before it ever begins to get better
We do have representative government. The question is: Who does our government represent?
How did Russia and the West slip back into what seems like the Cold War all over again?
From the very beginning of the revolt in south-eastern Ukraine the presidential administration in the Kremlin set out to establish its control