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Rise of the Bear and the Dragon

Last June, seven fellows purporting to be world leaders, flanked by minions and carpetbaggers, teamed up in Bavaria to debate major issues, like international security, development policy, environment, poverty-related diseases, and trade agreements. Greek bailout and Ukrainian mess were on schedule as well. The MSM were fully engrossed in the event, but they dodged any … Continue reading

Being Greece. A European Tragedy

Since PM Alexis Tsipras announced a referendum about whether to accept or reject Troika’s ultimatum to Greece for further austerity measures, the corporate media have sided uncritically with the Yes party. They’ve gone so far as to claim that the Greek citizens should vote YES because such initiative was a mistake. In the days leading … Continue reading

Once Upon a Time There Was Ukraine

Over the night between 21 and 22 February 2014, Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych, who was not a good president but had not stolen Ukrainians more than Tymoshenko did, fled his Kiev residence in a rush, just hours before the thugs of the self-proclaimed Maidan Self-Defense Forces burst in wielding cudgels and baseball bats. When the media spread the news, … 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

Ukrops March in Donetsk

  Donetsk, August 24 This time, psycho president Poroshenko has kept his word. Some weeks ago, with his usual arrogance, he declared that on Independence Day the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine would have a parade in Donetsk. And here they are! Such nice lines of losers! They walk slowly, hunched over, frightened. One … Continue reading