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“Ukraine should blow up Putin’s Crimea bridge” (a lesson in lunacy and hatred)

[Note: Check out what russophobia run amok can do it a person, and I am not even talking to the crackpot who wrote this, but about the folks who published it.  Amazing, no? The Saker] Ukraine should blow up Putin’s Crimea bridge by Tom Rogan  | May 15, 2018 02:39 PM Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Kerch Strait Bridge connecting Crimea, Ukraine, with mainland Russia on Tuesday. Putin did

Putin’s poisoned gift to the Ukraine (first impressions – not an “analysis”)

As most commentators had predicted, Putin has agreed to exchange Nadezhda Savchenko for 2 Russians citizens accused by the Junta of being terrorists.  To be honest, I am deeply disgusted by the fact that this rabid Nazi was allowed to walk free.  Of course, I understand that IF the two Russians captured by the Ukies were really any kind of intelligence officers, Putin just had to obtain their release.  I

Putin creates a Russian “Agency for Ethnic Affairs” and extends discount to the Ukraine

The Kremlin reports: Vladimir Putin had a working meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Mr Putin and Mr Medvedev talked about the establishment of the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs. The issue of extending the current discount price of natural gas for Ukraine was also discussed. * * * PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Mr Medvedev, you and I have had many discussions concerning the importance of closer coordination on

Putin’s counter-intuitive 8 point peace plan for the Ukraine

There is a lot of speculation about Putin’s end goal. They range from “Putin wants ton conquer the Ukraine and then Moldova, the Baltic States and (who knows?) even Poland” to “Putin’s wants to back-stab Novorussia and sell it in exchange for Crimea”. And these are not just empty speculations, because your assessment of what is happening today will largely depend on what you believe Putin’s end goal is. For

Putin and Russia: So what is it that Putin has done that doesn’t satisfy you, comrade communists?

By Viktor Anisimov Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard Source: https://cont.ws/@fybcbvjd/1392576 So what is it that Putin has done that doesn’t satisfy you, comrade communists? Recently our resident (users of the “Cont” website) “communists” who are furiously criticising Putin again became more active. For what? Well, for anything, Putin doesn’t please our red-bellied guys, and that’s all. Perhaps it is necessary for these faultfinders to see Putin furiously shaking his

President Putin’s Interview with Oliver Stone

Vladimir Putin answered questions from American film director, screenwriter and producer Oliver Stone. The interview was recorded on June 19, 2019 in the Kremlin Oliver Stone: So, I interviewed Mr Medvedchuk. It was in Monte Carlo. He gave us a very interesting interview. He gave us his view of the Ukraine. I gather that you’re close with him. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: I would not say that we are very close but we know each other well. He was President Kuchma’s Chief of Staff,

Ukraine: the presidents change, but the oligarchical system remains the same

by Ollie Richardson for The Saker Blog A lot of people are asking “what happens now?” in relation to the topic of Ukraine. Zelensky is now in power, Trump will most likely win a 2nd term, and the EU elections resulted in a win for EU-skeptics. I will try to provide an adequate yet relatively laconic answer. The purpose of this article is not to explain what Russia will specifically

Ukraine will be coerced into making peace in Donbass

By Petr Akopov Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard Source: https://vz.ru/world/2019/6/15/982529.html Ukraine is important for the US only in the context of their relationship with Russia, and blocks the path to their improvement. The latest statement of the national security adviser to the US President John Bolton became yet more proof of this. On the eve of Putin and Trump’s meeting in Osaka, Kiev ought to prepare for the

Russia forced PACE to hand over Ukraine

By Ivan Danilov Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard Source: https://ria.ru/20190527/1554927656.html A potential break was outlined on the European front of the diplomatic fight for common sense. Thanks to the correct Russian strategy, influential European leaders ripened for correcting an old injustice that became the character of spoiled Russian-European relations and returned to the Russian delegation all rights within the structures of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of

Putin Shreds Ukrainian Ultranationalists in a Powerful Press-Conference

by Ruslan Ostashko Translated by Scott, subtitled by Leo. During a recent press conference in China, president Vladimir Putin made a statement on the possible simplification of the issuance of Russian citizenship not only to residents of Donbass, but also to all Ukrainians. This news ripped Ukrainian ultranationalists to shreds. Having received a sword as a gift from Kim Jong-un [on April 25th], the President of Russia left the sword

What Putin and Pompeo did not talk about

by Pepe Escobar : Posted with permission Russia is uneasy over the destabilization of Tehran, and on other hotspots the powers’ positions are clear. Even veiled by thick layers of diplomatic fog, the overlapping meetings in Sochi between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov still offer tantalizing geopolitical nuggets. Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov did his best to smooth the utterly intractable,

How Germany Humiliated Ukraine in the UN

by Ruslan Ostashko Translated by Scott Humor and subtitled by Leo. Irritated by stormy activities of the Euro-Ukrainians, Germany showed it publicly twice in one month. At the beginning of April ‘Ukraine-is-Europe’ supporters complained that the German delegation crashed them in PACE, now it’s the UN’s turn.     Remember how recently ‘Ukro-deputy’ Bereza, or Blyakher according to his real name, squealed that Germans were very arrogant towards the “fighters

Lukashenko Declares a “Gas War” on Russia After Putin’s Free Loan

Lukashenko Declares a “Gas War” on Russia After Putin’s Free Loan by Ruslan Ostashko Translated and captioned by Leo. A new turn in difficult Russian-Belarusian relations occurred at the end of last week. Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision) announced a ban on the import of apples and pears from Belarus from April 12. In response, Alexander Lukashenko effectively declared a “gas war” on Russia.     In

Ukraine passes controversial language law, isolating Russian-speakers

Original Link from RT Ukraine’s parliament has passed a law requiring the use of the Ukrainian language in almost all aspects of public life. While the move aims to solidify national identity, it could disenfranchise the country’s Russian speakers. The law, which passed by 278 votes to 38 on Thursday, obliges all Ukrainian citizens to know the national language, and requires that it be used for all official duties. Doctors,

POLL: Crimeans Still Strongly Prefer Russia Over Ukraine

by Eric Zuesse for The Saker Blog Whereas the U.S. regime and its allies demand that Crimea be returned to being ruled by the Ukrainian Government, as it had been during 1954-2014 (but Russian at all other times), all polls, ever since at least 2013 (when the U.S. Government started polling this) have shown that approximately 90% of Crimeans want to be ruled instead by Russia’s Government, and the latest

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