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NYT: Unlike Russian Wars, US Wars ‘Promote Freedom and Democracy’

New York (FAIR) – The New York Times, in its recent rebuff of comments President Donald Trump made about Russia, seems not to have evolved its understanding of US geopolitics past an 8th grade level. Trump had been asked by Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly (2/5/17) why he wouldn’t condemn Vladimir Putin, whom O’Reilly called a “killer.” “You […]

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Nikki Haley Perpetuates Lies About Ukraine

New York (GPA) – In opposition to statements made on the campaign trail by Donald Trump, the new US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley has condemned Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine.   Nikki Haley made comments yesterday to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) concerning the rising tensions in eastern Ukraine and put […]

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Ukraine Sees Sudden Spike in Fighting in The East

Moscow (GPA) – After months of daily skirmishes between Ukraine’s armed forces and the rebels in the Donbas, fighting has flared up over the past few days and could possibly result in mass evacuations. This week, the Ukrainian military says the fighting has escalated in the Donbas region when rebels launched an attack on the […]

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Misreading Trump, Putin and US-Russian Relations

(SCF) Washington – The ongoing biases against Russia lead to new matters to refute. Matching the gross one-sidedness of her Washington Post (WaPo) employer, Kathleen Parker’s January 6 essay «If Obama Is a Muslim, Is Trump a Russian Spy?», overlooks some damning points running counter to her faulty slant. Donald Trump has taken back his […]

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Who Wants to Keep Gas Flowing Through Ukraine and Why?

(SCF) Kiev – This past year of 2016 set a new record for the export history of Gazprom, Russia’s biggest gas company. Its chairman, Alexey Miller, has claimed that by the end of the year Gazprom will have shipped a total of 180 billion cubic meters to non-CIS countries. Gazprom had only planned to export […]

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EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

(GPA) Brussels – This week at an EU summit, top representatives from the European nations voted to extend the sanctions against Russia. Just days after French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel publicly stated that they supported a renewal and extension of sanctions on Russia, the leaders of the EU voted to renew […]

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Russia and Ukraine Tensions Escalate as Each Country Blames the Other

(GPA) Moscow – This week tensions are flaring up between the governments in Moscow and Kiev with conflicting versions of who the aggressor is. On Tuesday the the Associated Press reported that two new divisions of Russian troops were deployed on the country’s western border with Ukraine. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the two […]

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Ukrainians Floored by Personal Wealth of Their New Leaders

(GPA) Ukraine – Many Ukrainians have become outraged with the introduction of a new online archive that shows their elected officials declared personal wealth online. Two years ago, the Ukrainian people deposed president Viktor Yanukovych and were outraged by his vast personal fortune. In the documents seized from government buildings and Yanukovych’s personal estates there […]

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NATO’s Warsaw Communiqué: Planning the Crime of Aggression

(NEO) I have been a defense lawyer most of my working life and am not used to gathering evidence for a prosecution, but circumstances impelled me to open a file for the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, or perhaps some future citizen’s tribunal, in which is contained the evidence that the NATO leaders are […]

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Ukrainian Activists Leak Personal Information of Thousands of War Reporters in the Donbas

Ukraine (GVO) – Earlier this week, the Ukrainian activist website Mirotvorets (“Peacemaker”)published a spreadsheet listing what appear to be the names and details of thousands of journalists who have received accreditation to report in the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DNR”). The database was published on May 7 with little publicity, until a Facebook post on Tuesday by Anton Gerashchenko, a Ukrainian […]

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