The Donbass is Breaking Away from an Agonized Ukraine

Tectonic shifts are continuing to occur in the political landscape of the Ukraine. Last week, following the imposition of a total blockade against Novorussia by the Ukronazis, Russia declared that she will from now on recognize the official documents emitted by the DNR and LNR authorities. This week, the Novorussian authorities have nationalized all the … Continue reading The Donbass is Breaking Away from an Agonized Ukraine

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Fighting in Donbass, Coal Blockade, and Infighting in Kiev, as Ukraine’s Crisis Deepens

Crisis deepens in Ukraine as far right militants seize and are then driven out of water filtration plant and mount coal blockade threatening country with energy emergency. The last few weeks have witnessed an acceleration of Ukraine’s downward slide. Following the bitter fighting in and around Avdeevka and the angry telephone exchange between Russian President … Continue reading Fighting in Donbass, Coal Blockade, and Infighting in Kiev, as Ukraine’s Crisis Deepens

Interesting Week for Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

Putin’s latest move I don’t follow the western corporate media so I don’t really know how much coverage this development has received in the West, but in Russia and the Ukraine the big news is the decision by Russia to begin recognizing official Novorussian documents such as passports, driver licenses, school and college diplomas, etc. … Continue reading Interesting Week for Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

Steering Trump Back to Endless War

Well, that didn’t take long, did it? The Trump administration hadn’t even reached its two-week mark when it surrendered a major portion of its independence and fell in behind the reigning Washington orthodoxy.  The turning point came at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday when Ambassador Nikki R. Haley blasted Russia for the upsurge of violence … Continue reading Steering Trump Back to Endless War

Trump Presidency – First SNAFUs ( Situation Normal, All F****d Up) Already

It is a rare privilege to be able to criticize a politician for actually fulfilling his campaign promises but Donald Trump is a unique President and this week he offered us exactly this opportunity with not one, but three different SNAFUs to report. First, there was the botched raid against an alleged al-Qaeda compound in … Continue reading Trump Presidency – First SNAFUs ( Situation Normal, All F****d Up) Already

Russia Launches Biggest Arctic Military Expansion Since Fall of USSR

In what will likely be interpreted as the latest "test" by the Kremlin to gauge western military preparedness, Reuters reports that Russia has quietly unleashed the biggest military build up targeting the Arctic since the fall of the Soviet Union.  "It is part of a push to firm Moscow's hand in the High North as … Continue reading Russia Launches Biggest Arctic Military Expansion Since Fall of USSR

Ukraine Sabotages Trump’s Russia Detente

Less than two weeks into office, President Trump faces one of the first big tests of his non-confrontational policy toward Russia. As new fighting erupts in Eastern Ukraine, the Kiev regime and its U.S. supporters are predictably demanding a showdown with Vladimir Putin. Initial evidence suggests, however, that the latest flare-up in this nearly three-year-old … Continue reading Ukraine Sabotages Trump’s Russia Detente