Hypocrisy: US Policy in Ukraine and Yemen Civil Wars

Washington invents foreign policy as it goes, the only requirement being US geopolitical ambitions are served. Where US is against a sovereign nation, it supports a coup d’etat. Where the nation is a US-installed puppet regime, it is protected from civil uprisings with lethal force. Such is the case with Ukraine and Yemen. Examines how Washington’s behavior swings wildly on sovereign nation rights by comparing situations in these two countries….

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Video: Must-See Russian Documentary About Crimea Events (English Subs)

  Think you know what went down in Crimea?  Think again.   This is Andrey Kondrashov’s documentary on the return of Crimea to Russia, aired in Russia on March 15, and now available with English subtitles. It has been a year since Crimeans took to the polls to vote for returning to their Motherland and leaving wretched Ukraine behind. The Western powers — led, as ever, by the US and…

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Video: Ukrainians evacuated from Yemen by Russian plane

Fifth in the last few days the Russian plane from Yemen, which evacuated the citizens of Russia, Ukraine and other countries, has landed at Chkalovsky airport near Moscow. The citizens of Russia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, France, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Iraq (near 150 people) have arrived in Moscow. About 600 people were evacuated from Yemen to Russia few days ago.

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Donbass Asks Merkel, Hollande to Help End Kiev Blockade

Will the pair apply pressure on Kiev to save their brainchild?   Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, the elected leaders of Donetsk and Luhansk, called for an end to Kyiv’s embargo on government services in eastern Ukraine on Saturday. In an open letter to [German] Chancellor Angela Merkel and [French] President Francois Hollande, they asked the leaders who helped negotiate the ceasefire in Ukraine to use their “influence to encourage Ukrainian…

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Forbes: Putin Turned Down Poroshenko’s Offer of Donbass

Forbes claims the Ukrainian president directly offered President Putin the opportunity “to take Donbass” but that the Russian head of state turned him down, and suggested declaring it an independent territory if Ukraine does not need it; Ukrainian authorities seem to neither need it nor are they ready to concede to Putin’s alleged offer. Forbes claims that President Vladimir Putin has turned down a direct offer from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko “to…

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Ukraine marks one year since start of conflict in Donbass

Monday marks one year since the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which led to proclamation of two unrecognized republics, the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics, thousands of deaths and millions of people being dispaced. From rallies to referendum on sovereignty Starting February 2014, when then-president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in Kiev after the three-months long Maidan riots, the Ukrainian parliament canceled the law on the regional status of…

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2,500 Ukrainians Picket US Embassy in Kiev (Video)

On April 1st US Embassy in Ukraine was picketed by 2,500 demonstrators under the slogan “We are not cattle!” – Event got barely any coverage in Ukraine and none in the west About two and a half thousand Ukrainians surrounded the US embassy in Kiev on the first of April. People who disagree with the appointment of foreigners to the Ukrainian government, as well as the intervention of the Americans…

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The court ordered the Ukrainian government to pay pensions to Donbass residents

April 2, Kyiv administrative court of appeal obliged the Cabinet of Ministers to pay backdated pensions to the residents of Donbass. The Ukrainian mass media have not yet reported about it. The information came from the communications Director of Ukrainian financial and industrial holding company SCM (owner – oligarch Rinat Akhmetov) Natalia Yemchenko. She posted it on the official page of company in Facebook. In the fall of 2014 Donbass pensioners…

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Polish Mercenaries and Arms Flood into Ukraine as Media Looks the Other Way

Polish military involvement in Ukraine is considerable – why is it being ignored? Nie magazine published an article describing the training course of 86 Pravy Sector (an ultra-right radical organization in Ukraine) militants in Warsaw at the expense of the Polish government Western governments have flooded the media with false reports of Russian troops in Ukraine.  By contrast, reports of Polish troops and mercenaries in Ukraine’s civil war have been…

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