Putin on Obama: Who Is He to Judge? Seriously?

Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to Obama’s accusations that he’s lied about the Ukraine with: “Who is he to judge? Who is he to judge, seriously? If he wants to judge, why doesn’t he get a job in court somewhere.” Putin’s answer brought cheers and clapping from the crowd at the St. Petersburg economic conference […]

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Ukraine’s Future: To Whom Does It Belong?

(Photo: Newscom) In the recent makeshift referenda in Donetsk and Luhansk unrecognized by the West, a small minority of eligible voters voted in favor of secession from Ukraine. Now, some Western politicians and analysts are wondering: If those people came out to vote for “independence,” aren’t we obligated to consider their opinion when pondering the […]

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Ethnic Russians Are People, Too

There’s an odor of prejudice in how the mainstream U.S. news media treats the ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine, as if they are mindless beings, easily duped “minions” of Vladimir Putin. But this bias reflects more negatively on the U.S. press than on the people who are being insulted, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry […]

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Son of US VP Joe Biden appointed to board of major Ukrainian gas company

Hunter Biden, son of US VP Joe Biden, is joining the board of directors of Burisma Holdings, Ukraine’s largest private gas producer. The group has prospects in eastern Ukraine where civil war is threatened following the coup in Kiev. Biden will advise on “transparency, corporate governance and responsibility, international expansion and other priorities” to “contribute to the […]

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What Does The US Government Want in Ukraine?

By Ron Paul:  In several eastern Ukrainian towns over the past week, the military opened fire on its own citizens. Dozens may have been killed in the violence. Although the US government generally condemns a country’s use of military force against its own population, especially if they are unarmed protesters, this time the US administration […]

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State Department Big Lies

John Kerry repeats them ad nauseam. They come in country reports. They’re in press releases. They’re in daily briefings. May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. It reminds governments of their obligation to support it. Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; […]

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Victoria Nuland’s ‘Ukraine-gate’ Deceptions

Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and the Russian interception and leak of her now-infamous call to US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoff Pyatt. The call consisted of the two plotting to install a US puppet government in Ukraine after overthrowing the current, democratically elected government.     The Obama Administration had been falsely blaming Russia to the moment the […]

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A People’s War in East Ukraine

Ukraine’s Western-backed coup regime in Kiev has launched an offensive against ethnic Russians in the east while a pro-regime mob used fire to kill some 31 anti-regime protesters in Odessa. Virtually all U.S. pundits favor the coup regime, but Daniel Patrick Welch offers a different view of the conflict By Daniel Patrick Welch As the […]

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WAR IMMINENT : New Ukrainian Government Attacks Pro- Russians in Slavyansk

With Obama and NATO pushing toward war the new Whitehouse backed un-elected Government in Ukraine has a operation in Slavyansk early Friday morning, as air raid sirens went off and gunfire was heard. Slavyansk self-defense forces told RIA Novosti that the Ukrainian military has attacked several positions going after pro-Russian. “The attack is targeting a […]

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