Navalny Is a NATO Agent, But Not All Unauthorized Protesters Are Foreign Proxies
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Navalny Is a NATO Agent, But Not All Unauthorized Protesters Are Foreign Proxies

Recent statements from President Putin, spy chief Naryshkin, and Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zakharova confirm that anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny is a NATO agent, but that doesn’t mean that all unauthorized protesters who previously gathered in his support are foreign proxies since many of them are simply being misled as part of a newly invigorated push…

Why’d Navalny Return to the Same Country That He Claimed Tried to Kill Him?
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Why’d Navalny Return to the Same Country That He Claimed Tried to Kill Him?

Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny inexplicably decided to return to the same country that he claimed had unsuccessfully tried to kill him, curiously timing his trip to coincide with the immediate run-up to Biden’s inauguration in what some suspect is nothing more than a Hybrid War provocation to establish the “publicly plausible” pretext for the…

The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba
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The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba

On January 11, in his final days before leaving office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added one parting blow to the series of bludgeons his administration has inflicted on Cuba for four years: putting the island on the list of “state sponsors of terror” that includes only Iran, North Korea and Syria. The designation drew…

More War by Other Means: Sanctioning the Wife of Syria’s President Makes No Sense to Anyone
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More War by Other Means: Sanctioning the Wife of Syria’s President Makes No Sense to Anyone

More sanctions, by all means. More grief and suffering and more people around the world wondering what exactly the United States is doing. I am a recipient of regular, usual weekly, emails from the Department of the Treasury providing an “Update to OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons.” OFAC is the…

Who Gains From Misportraying Russia As A Rogue Regime?
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Who Gains From Misportraying Russia As A Rogue Regime?

The push by Western forces and those sympathetic to them to misportray Russia as a “rogue regime” after this summer’s Navalny incident is meant to pave the way for a more comprehensive sanctions policy against the Eurasian Great Power and intensify multilateral efforts to “contain” it. The Western press has recently revived the debunked trope…

Russia & Turkey Stand to Lose the Most From a Biden Presidency
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Russia & Turkey Stand to Lose the Most From a Biden Presidency

In the event that Biden’s “projected” presidency become a reality, Russia and Turkey would stand to lose the most during America’s new era of engagement with the world due to the former Vice President’s intense dislike of the Eurasian Great Power and the regional consequences that his possible return to the Iranian nuclear deal could…