Ukraine

Ukraine:  how we got to where we are today. Brendan Clifford. Since its foundation, the Republic of Ireland has been a neutral state. It is a sign of the success of Anglo-American propaganda against Russia that Ireland now wishes to enter the lists against the ‘unwarranted aggression’ of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. Most of the … Continue reading Ukraine

Notes on the News

By Gwydion M. Williams France’s Overlooked Left Vote Ukraine: Making Local Democracy Illegal Russia: A Fate Worse Than Putin? NATO: Elites Who Reluctantly Tolerate a Democratic Electorate Britons Vote Themselves Into Poverty Bears and Libertarians – Both Unbearable Covid Failures France’s Overlooked Left Vote Macron picked up another nine million votes: a bare majority of … Continue reading Notes on the News

A Unipolar World and Ukraine

ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI ON the place of Ukraine in A UNIPOLAR WORLD Extracts from The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy And Its Geostrategic Imperatives Zbigniew Brzezinski, New York, Basic Books, 1997 After the fall of the Soviet Union, Americans started thinking about a unipolar world, a world organized around one pole, themselves.  Zbigniew Brzezinski, diplomat and adviser to presidents … Continue reading A Unipolar World and Ukraine

Ukraine and the OSCE

Ukraine: Where to find the Truth in enormous detail By Craig Murray https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2022/02/ukraine-where-to-find-the-truth-in-enormous-detail/ In the massive propaganda blitz over Ukraine, there is one place where you can find, in enormous detail, the truth about what is happening in the civil war conflict zone on a daily basis. That is in the daily reports of the Organisation for … Continue reading Ukraine and the OSCE

Putin/Scholz meeting

News conference following Russian-German talks 15 February 2022 Following Russian-German talks, Vladimir Putin and Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz made statements for the press and answered journalists’ questions. The US and the UK must be very unhappy about the Putin/Scholz meeting, which was all about enhancing the well-developed economic relationship between Russia and Germany, including Russia's supply of energy … Continue reading Putin/Scholz meeting

Edward Leigh on Russia

Russia’s Grand Strategy   —  Parliament Notes Bernard Jenkin initiated this debate on ‘Russia’s Grand Strategy, 6th January 2022.  MPs on all sides were unanimous that Putin’s Russia is the enemy and a danger to the West and the UK in particular, Labour MPs being particularly vociferous.  The Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy lambasted the government for not spending enough on … Continue reading Edward Leigh on Russia

Russian Gas or Ukrainian Freedom?

Labour Affairs staff Johnson used his speech at the Lord Mayor’s banquet 15 November to raise the ‘Russian gas versus Ukrainian freedom’ issue and at this time it is surely significant. Note the headline in this report from the Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/nov/15/west-must-choose-between-russian-gas-and-supporting-ukraine-pm-warns Russian gas or Ukrainian freedom has become Johnson’s battle-cry. Whether it works will depend … Continue reading Russian Gas or Ukrainian Freedom?

Moscow urges unity against US drives for regime change 

RUSSIAN Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called yesterday [13/10/21] for a united response to global meddling by the United States as he warned of continuing US attempts to overthrow “undesirable” governments.  He was speaking at conference of intelligence and security chiefs of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), an intergovernmental organisation comprising nine post-Soviet republics.  “Our … Continue reading Moscow urges unity against US drives for regime change