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The Latest Odds of a Hot War Between NATO and Russia

    The Latest Odds of a Hot War Between NATO and Russia

George Szamuely is a Hungarian-born scholar and Senior Research Fellow at London’s Global Policy Institute. He lives in New York City. I spoke to him about escalating hostilities on Russia’s Ukrainian and Black Sea borders and about Exercise Trident Juncture, NATO’s massive military exercise on Russian borders which ended just as the latest hostilities began. Ann Garrison: George, the…

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Bellingcat’s Kerch Gaff – How Kurt Volker Bought Ukraine’s Lie

    Bellingcat’s Kerch Gaff – How Kurt Volker Bought Ukraine’s Lie

For 5 years Ukraine has bamboozled supporters by using “independent” researchers like Bellingcat that work with Ukraine’s Intel to fabricate its innocence. On November 25th, the Kerch incident happened, worsening the West’s relationship with Russia ahead of the G-20 Meeting in Argentina. Seemingly right on cue, Russian planners couldn’t find anything better to do than…

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s Pro-Nazi Soldier Photo Op

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s Pro-Nazi Soldier Photo Op

Grayzone Project — Petro Poroshenko, the staunchly pro-NATO president of Western ally Ukraine, posed for a photo op with a soldier wearing a Nazi symbol. On December 6, the Ukrainian billionaire oligarch leader posted a photo on multiple social media accounts that shows him standing with armed troops. One of these Ukrainian soldiers is wearing a…

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With Tensions Mounting over Kerch Strait Incident, Will Ukraine Replace Syria as Focus for US’ Russia Containment Strategy?

    With Tensions Mounting over Kerch Strait Incident, Will Ukraine Replace Syria as Focus for US’ Russia Containment Strategy?

SEVASTOPOL, CRIMEA — Seemingly out of nowhere, Ukraine nearly declared war on Russia over the weekend after a confrontation in the Kerch Strait, which straddles Crimea and the Russian mainland, between Ukrainian naval boats and Russian authorities that resulted in Russia seizing three Ukrainian navy vessels and 24 Ukrainian sailors. Ukraine has accused Russian ships…

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Blowback: An Inside Look at How US-Funded Fascists in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists

  Blowback: An Inside Look at How US-Funded Fascists in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists

Last month, an unsealed FBI indictment of four American white supremacists from the Rise Above Movement (RAM) declared that the defendants had trained with Ukraine’s Azov Battalion, a neo-Nazi militia officially incorporated into the country’s national guard. The training took place after the white supremacist gang participated in violent riots in Huntington Beach and Berkeley,…

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Teaching Kids to Kill at a Far Right Nationalist Summer Camp in Ukraine

  Teaching Kids to Kill at a Far Right Nationalist Summer Camp in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don’t think of your target as a human being. So when these boys and girls shoot, they will shoot to kill. Most are in their teens, but some are as young as 8 years old.…

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Media Ignores the Plight of Kirill Vyshinsky: A Russian Journalist Imprisoned Without Trial in Ukraine

  Media Ignores the Plight of Kirill Vyshinsky: A Russian Journalist Imprisoned Without Trial in Ukraine

The case of Russian-Ukranian journalist, Kirill Vyshinsky, imprisoned without fair trail in Ukraine since mid-May is yet another in a long list of attacks on journalists by NATO-aligned countries that never make the headlines. A petition for Vyshinsky’s release reads: On May 15, 2018, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) carried out a massive operation against journalists, having forcefully…

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FBI: Neo-Nazi Militia Trained by US Military in Ukraine Now Training US White Supremacists

  FBI: Neo-Nazi Militia Trained by US Military in Ukraine Now Training US White Supremacists

LOS ANGELES — According to a recent FBI indictment, several American white supremacists were allegedly radicalized by and received training from Ukraine’s neo-Nazi Azov Battalion, which receives funding from the current government of Ukraine as well as the U.S. government. The group has also received weapons from the Israeli government. The indictment, filed in Los…

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The Rise of Ukraine’s Ultra-Nationalist Christian Church

  The Rise of Ukraine’s Ultra-Nationalist Christian Church

Let’s start at the end. The Patriarchate of Constantinople is creating the 3rd great schism in Christian history by seizing authority resting with the ROC (Russian Orthodox Church) and granting Kyiv independence from Russian Orthodox oversight. The first schism in Christianity happened in 1054 when Orthodox and Catholic churches split. The second was the fallout…

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US Pivots from Syria to Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Continue to Rise

  US Pivots from Syria to Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Continue to Rise

The United States Government is now treating Ukraine as if it were a NATO member, and on September 27th donated to Ukraine two warships for use against Russia. This is the latest indication that the US is switching to Ukraine as the locale to start World War III, and from which the nuclear war is to be…

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