Branko Marcetic: Diplomatic Cables Show that Russia Did See NATO Expansion as a Red Line

Branko Marcetic: Diplomatic Cables Show that Russia Did See NATO Expansion as a Red Line

Branko Marcetic January 28, 2023 Editor’s note This is probably the most detailed and solid documentation of the historical fact that NATO leaders knew perfectly well that Russia was deeply concerned and against NATO’s expansion and stated those concern for more than 20 years. In other words, that NATO decided deliberately not to listen and […]

Thalif Deen: US in Proxy War with Russia Doles out 100 Billion Dollars in Aid & Arms to Ukraine

Thalif Deen: US in Proxy War with Russia Doles out 100 Billion Dollars in Aid & Arms to Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (on screen) of Ukraine, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine. “We are dealing with a State that is turning the veto of the United Nations Security Council into the right to die”, President Zelynskyy warned. If it continues, countries will rely not on international law or global institutions to ensure […]

Li Xing: Why the global democratic alliance is nothing more than a Western fantasy

Li Xing: Why the global democratic alliance is nothing more than a Western fantasy

Illustration: Craig Stephens Li Xing 19 January 2023 – The West likes to argue that market capitalism and political liberalism go hand in hand; in reality, the former has proved far more powerful than the latter – Having made countries around the world economically interdependent, the West should not expect them to jeopardise their global […]

Researchers Find Massive Anti-Russian ‘Bot Army’

Researchers Find Massive Anti-Russian ‘Bot Army’

Peter Cronau – Declassified Australia January 11, 2023 An Australian university has unearthed millions of Tweets by fake accounts pushing disinformation on the Ukraine war, Peter Cronau reports. The sample size dwarfs other studies of covert propaganda about the war on social media.  Originally published at Consortium News on November 6, 2022 A team of researchers at the University of […]

Glenn Diesen: OSCE and the collapse of pan-European security system

Glenn Diesen: OSCE and the collapse of pan-European security system

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attending a meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, November 23, 2022. /CFP Glenn Diesen January 3, 2022 The 29th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) took place from December 1-2 in Poland. Established in 1994 to develop a common peace in an inclusive Europe, the OSCE has […]

A Russian Voice – Andrey Kortunov: The OSCE remains a platform for dialogue

A Russian Voice – Andrey Kortunov: The OSCE remains a platform for dialogue

Andrei Kortunov December 28, 2022 Poland’s defiant refusal to allow the Russian foreign minister’s attendance at the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Lodz on December 1-2 provoked a boisterous diplomatic uproar. As might be expected, it gave a new impulse to the long-standing debate about the OSCE’s value to Russia. With less than a month […]

Selling a war: Report exposes how German media stirs up militancy in society and works to prevent negotiations with Russia

Selling a war: Report exposes how German media stirs up militancy in society and works to prevent negotiations with Russia

An academic shock study exposes how the press is pushing for confrontation with Moscow in the EU’s most powerful state Felix Livshitz December 22, 2022 Last week, the University of Mainz published a study of German news coverage of events in Ukraine, and Berlin’s official response to the crisis. The conclusions confirm that since February […]

Dan Kovalik: Eastern Ukraine had good reason to join Russia after Kyiv’s aggression

Dan Kovalik: Eastern Ukraine had good reason to join Russia after Kyiv’s aggression

Dan Kovalik December 16, 2022 Once a Pittsburgh sister city also known for its steel industry, Donetsk, and the greater Donbas region in which it is located, has been at war since 2014. According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, 14,000 people died in this conflict, even before Russia began its military operations […]

A Russian Voice: Ukraine, Russia, and the New World Order

A Russian Voice: Ukraine, Russia, and the New World Order

Institut Montaigne’s broad-spectrum interview, on October 13, 2022, with Fyodor A. Lukyanov, Chairman of the Russian Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy and editor-in-chief of the “Russia in Global Affairs” journal. Note to our readers We intend in the future to publish more materials by Russian scholars and intellectuals because the de […]

Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine as weapons testing site

Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine as weapons testing site

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin welcoming Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to a meeting at the Pentagon, Aug. 31, 2021. (DoD, Jack Sanders) In addition to advancing longstanding U.S. geo-strategic aims, it seems the proxy war in Ukraine is also being used to sharpen the imperial war machine’s claws for a looming hot war with China […]

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