There is much more to this Pravda story than meets the eye. Savchenko was held prisoner in Russia for some time as a Ukrainian pilot accused of war crimes.
Jim W. Dean – This is quite an unusual blow to Ukraine, as we are told this was Russian sabotage, of course; but incompetence on safety measures certainly is always on the table in Ukraine.
Ukrainian military expert Oleg Zhdanov, in his interview with Observer magazine made a statement that shocked not only Russian military officials, but their counterparts in many other countries. Ukraine’s military analyst stated that Russia was “incapable of waging a full-scale war with Ukraine.” Moreover, Mr. Zhdanov said that Russia would be able to withstand the […]
A truce between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine will come into force on Feb. 20, Moscow and Kiev said, though some separatists were already labelling it unfeasible.
Self-Determination? Trump Asks for Return of Crimea, Will the US Acknowledge the Far-Right Operating in Ukraine, Post-Coup?
By Ann Diener With all of the fears surrounding Russia and espionage of Russia, are we blowing this whole issue out of proportion to ignore the real elephant in the room, fascism and a Far-Right agenda operating in Ukraine and elsewhere? Today “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government […]
Jim W. Dean – These Kiev assassinations are being done to provoke the Donbass Republics into launching an offensive. That they will not do, wisely preferring to save the lives of their soldiers and military strength.
…from SouthFront Media coverage of the recent escalation in the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine has once again shown that mainstream media provides a slanted view on the military situation in the region. It is especially interesting to observe how various mainstream outlets and so-called “NGOs” blamed militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) for […]
John Bolton cannot abide by international law because he wouldn’t be able to vomit perpetual wars in the Middle East anymore.
Jim W. Dean – The US Intelligence and defense communities are greatly concerned over things like Trump using his young 35 year old son-in-law and one of his sons, totally inexperienced in geopolitical affairs, for engaging in backdoor Trump family private diplomacy.
Jim W. Dean – The dump trucks of lies continue to unload on the American people, who as an additional humiliation are forced to pay for the delivery. Having a female UN ambassador as the driver seems to be in vogue as a softer way to do it.
Newly appointed US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley makes a statement upon her arrival at UN headquarters in New York City on January 27, 2017. The new US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has strongly condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine even as the administration of US President Donald Trump seeks […]
Editor’s note: Trump or at least Tillerson, now confirmed as Secretary of State, should have announced something. This attack clearly violates the Minsk accords. This is one area where we hoped Trump would be pro-active, rather than penning executive orders tearing down America’s already shredded constitution. Give him today and if nothing comes out of […]
So far [12:00 CET], 85 fighters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and pro-Kiev paramilitary groups have been killed and 315 others wounded in clashes with forces of the Donetk People’s Republic (DPR), according to information obtained by SF. ..from SouthFront The military conflict has dramatically escalated in the region of Donbass in eastern Ukraine. On […]
Jim W. Dean – If Trump wants to tear down Obama’s legacy, this is a safe place to start, by refusing to let the hoodlums of Kiev keep stealing the support money that has flowed into Ukraine, which they felt was easy pickings in the New Cold War.
“Teva and its subsidiaries paid millions of dollars in bribes to government officials in various countries, and intentionally failed to implement a system of internal controls that would prevent bribery.”
There have been an assortment of truces and ceasefires in the Ukrainian conflict, yet there has never been a complete ad total cessation of hostilities; both sides, in particular the Kiev junta’s forces, have kept up a steady low intensity firefight all along the front, with several hot spots in places like Yasyuvata and Zaitsevo.
Carter Page, a businessman who advised Donald Trump on foreign policy matters during his presidential campaign, has arrived in Moscow to discuss strengthening business ties and normalizing relations between Russia and the United States. Page, who arrived in Moscow on Thursday, said he would be in the city until December 13 to meet with “business […]
The Ukrainian Army has continued its provocations on the contact line in Donbass, shelling several cities and villages on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).
Jim W. Dean – I knew Motorola would be trashed in the media as a follow on to the assassination plot, the CIA and Kiev wanting to paint a picture of itself just killing terrorists to make the world safer.
The military situation in the Donbass region is remaining tense despite the declarations about a new stage of weapons withdrawal and an announcement of unilateral ceasefire by the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) from September 15.
I’ve been thinking about what Dr. Hans has said about P5 immunity and privilege, manifesting negatively in the power of veto for the purpose of concealing complicity in nefarious undertakings.
Jim W. Dean – Henry Kamens gives us a home run peek behind the curtain at the growing threat that NATO has become to the rest of us. At a time when the organization should be on a decline, as there is really not much for it to do, it is doing just the opposite.
…from SouthFront Recent weeks have seen a series of incidents, mainly on the Donbass, suggesting a large-scale escalation of combat operations cannot entirely be ruled out. Ukrainian forces have stepped up bombardments of frontline LPR/DPR positions and of Novorossia cities and towns. There have been a number of efforts by regular UAF forces and by […]
Ever since Porky Poroshenko the chocolate oligarch was installed into power in Kiev, the fascist junta there has been re-arming and making obvious preparations for war.
The Ukrainian regime is an illegal far-right facist junta hell-bent on resuming open hostilities. This is because it is a puppet regime put in power and controlled by Zionist Neocons in Washington – remember that John McCain and Viktoria Nuland turned up in Kiev during Maidan
Pursuing the political goals of its foreign sponsors, Kiev will continue to provoke the militia forces in the Donbass region and if this fails to elicit a full-scale military response, will probably attempt further terror attacks on Russian soil.
Jim W. Dean – Phil Butler has what I call an ice cold bucket of water piece for you below, the down and dirty on one of the most dangerous public “fixers” of our time, the man that refuses to die and join his victims, George Soros.
The Russian prime minister warns that his country could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over security incidents in Crimea.
Overnight into August 7, a Ukrainian sabotage-reconnaissance group attempted to penetrate the Russian-Ukrainian border between the Republic of Crimea and the Ukrainian region of Kherson.
Jim W. Dean – Ukraine president Poroshenko seems to be challenging me on my one of my favorite quips, “You just can’t make this stuff up”, by putting on worldwide display that he certainly can, with his new Russian threat hoax.