Category: East Europe

Robert Parry: Ignoring Ukraine’s Neo-Nazi Storm Troopers

The U.S.-backed Ukrainian government is knowingly sending neo-Nazi paramilitaries into eastern Ukrainian neighborhoods to attack ethnic Russians

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William Blum: Cold War Two

I’m waiting for a UN resolution affirming the right to oxygen

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Pepe Escobar: Desperate for War

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is desperate; it is itching for a war in battlefield Ukraine at any cost

William Pfaff: A Hot War Is Not Inconceivable

Few media commentators seem concerned that the United States has started this affair, and that it is not inconceivable that it may end in a war

Pete Dolack: “Justice” for a Billionaire, None for the State he Ripped Off

This is a story that cannot be separated from the fall of the Soviet Union and the looting of its assets, with a handful of newly minted oligarchs

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Noam Chomsky: Outrage

Almost every day brings news of awful crimes, but some are so heinous, so horrendous and malicious, that they dwarf all else. One of those rare events took place on July 17, when Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down in Eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people. The Guardian of Virtue in the White House denounced it Read more…

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Why Is Washington Risking War With Russia?

Kiev’s siege of the Donbass, supported by the Obama administration, is escalating an already perilous crisis

Roger Annis: Antiwar Protests Spreading in Ukraine

Government wages all-out war in the southeast and NATO threatens Russia

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Patrick Bond: In Fortaleza, BRICS Became Co-Dependent Upon Eco-Financial Imperialism

In this context, critics are forcing open two crucial debates: first, is BRICS anti-imperialist as advertised, potentially inter-imperialist as the Ukraine battleground portends, or merely sub-imperialist where it counts most: in the ongoing global financial and climate meltdowns?

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John Feffer: MH17: Cold War Replay?

The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out

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