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Jim W. Dean - Henry Kamens is doing what few others are, now that Ukraine is front and center in the world news, replaying how the US, NATO and EU backed a violent overthrow of the Ukraine government and replaced it with the usual puppet.
Interviews of three Georgian mercenaries who took part in the shooting massacre of protesters and police in Kiev, Ukraine, in early 2014, which led to the overthrow of the Ukrainian government, have come forward.
Jim W. Dean - The worm seems to be turning in US-Ukraine relations, with this story on major cutbacks in US financial support, but with a caveat. There is no mention of any military cutbacks, just in "reform" and economic aid.
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....
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.
Hanoi John McCain continues to be the embarrassment he has long been, with no "coming to Jesus" moment anywhere on the horizon. If ever there was a threat to US national security it rests between this man's two ears.
Jim W. Dean - Americans are hardly familiar with who Motorola was, but I can zero them in very quickly. Just think of Lt. Dick Winters in the Band of Brothers movie and you will have it.
Last week, Kiev's City Council renamed Moskovsky Prospket (Moscow Avenue) in honor of WWII-era Nazi collaborator Stephan Bandera. The move, seen as an insult to the millions of Ukrainians and Russians who fought against Bandera's militants, also shocked many in Poland, traditionally one of Kiev's staunchest allies against Moscow.
Jim W. Dean - The Ukrainians who backed Kiev have no one to blame but themselves for buying the pipe dream that was dangled before them. They will now eat the bitter fruit while blaming everyone but their own coupmeisters who sold their own country down the river.
Jim W. Dean - Ukraine's Rada passes a new law (which violates Minsk 2) to allow Turkish mercenaries to come in to work with the Ukrainian Neo-Nazis and nationalists to crank up a terror program against Crimea, and then claim Ukie military is not involved.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released a statement this February regarding the casualties sustained in the conflict in the eastern Ukraine between the Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) and the Donbass and Lugansk militias.