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Elections, Kholodomor, and the Great Ukrainian Kerch Raid

On November 11, DNR and LNR held elections to choose new heads of state and parliaments. International condemnation ensued. In a joint statement, Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands, and the UK stated such elections violate Minsk agreements and the Ukrainian law and urged Russia to stop them from taking place. UN statements … Continue reading

Tremendous Success! Making History! And Not That Much for the Average Joe

On the evening of Tuesday, November 6, President Trump was at the White House watching on TV the midterm election returns with family and friends. At 11:15 PM (EST), race calls were still pouring in, but it was clear Republicans would loose control of the House to Democrats for the first time in eight years. … Continue reading

It’s Trump Nation!

“Sadly the American dream is dead, but if I get elected president I will bring it back bigger and better and stronger than ever before.” The punch line that followed was a Ronald Reagan’s catchphrase soon to become much reiterated: “We Will Make America Great Again!” It was June 16, 2015. The location: a lavish … Continue reading

Senator Lucio Malan on Ukraine War

Donetsk, November 3, 2014 I meet Italian Senator Lucio Malan at 9:00 AM in the lobby of the Ramada Hotel in Donetsk. Yesterday, he was one of the 70 independent observers monitoring the elections in the Donbass. At the press conference, he stated: “the issue of the legitimacy of Donetsk Republic is not part of … Continue reading

Despite It All, It’s Donbass Ya’ll!

Today, November 2, Donetsk had its first snowfall. It began in the afternoon quite unexpectedly. In the morning, the sky was clear. It was cold, but no one believed snowflakes could drop instead of bombs. Yesterday, as I reached the checkpoint on Putilovsky Bridge, a concerned soldier approached me at brisk pace and asked, ‘What … Continue reading

Resistance Grows Along With the Growth of the Psycho-in-Chief’s Abuses

Donetsk,┬áMay 27 Donetsk is preparing to resist the aggression of the Ukrainian Army. Late in the evening on Prospekt Kievsky people of all ages work alongside the military to build barricades, dig holes, fill sandbags, place stones and tires. Two elderly women pray at the edge of the street. They all are ordinary people; Russian … Continue reading