Ukraine: The Tip of the Spear for the Imperialist Project

Ajamu Baraka Azov Battalion volunteers in Kyiv, Ukraine / credit: EPA/TASS/Sergey Dolzhenko Editor’s Note: This is based on a presentation the author gave during a February 6 webinar, “U.S./NATO Aggression at the Russian Border. No War with Russia.” The event was a conversation between Russian, Ukrainian and U.S. activists the United National Antiwar Coalition had organized. We have serious…

A Silent Turkish-Russian Standoff in Kazakhstan

Yeghia Tashjian Recent turmoil in Kazakhstan highlighted another Russian-Turkish fault line in Central Asia Photo Credit: The Cradle Turkey’s dream of a common army for Turkic countries may have been dashed by the quick Russian-led CSTO operation to subdue violent unrest in Kazakhstan early this year. Long seen as the pole of stability in Central Asia,…

Turkey Draws Closer to the US and Europe

M. K. Bhadrakumar A US Navy destroyer crosses the Bosphorus to enter the Black Sea, as tensions simmer around Ukraine. (File photo)  Being a “swing state” may have tactical advantages but when life gets tough and the tough gets going, there could be consequences. Turkey once faced such a moment of truth a hundred years ago. It faces…

Washington Pursues RAND’s Plan in Kazakhstan, Then in Transnistria

Thierry Meyssan CSTO troops have started to deploy in Khazakhstan. The events that have been unfolding for the past week in Kazakhstan are the fifth part of a plan by the RAND Corporation, the sixth of which will take place in Transnistria. The four previous episodes took place over the last two years in Ukraine,…

Why Kazakhstan Exploded

Vladimir Chemeris Striking workers in Kazakhstan. What is happening now in Kazakhstan, a popular uprising or another “color revolution”? At the moment, users of Ukrainian social networks are actively discussing this issue. Despite all the differences, we are very similar in our social, economic and political systems – Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Russia, Belarus. After…

Kazakhstan Turns into a Graveyard for US Diplomacy

M.K. Bhadrakumar A Pentagon-funded bio-lab near Almaty, Kazakhstan, has become focus of attention for its research on “dangerous pathogens” The Kazakh Ministry of Health issued an innocuous disclaimer today denying social media reports about the seizure of a “military biological lab near Almaty by unidentified people.”  According to Tass news agency, the social media speculated that…

CSTO in Kazakhstan Annoys US

M.K. Bhadrakumar Gen. Andrey Serdyukov, commander of Russian Airborne Troops, will lead the CSTO peacekeeping forces in Kazakhstan The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s Press Availability at Washington on Friday was largely devoted to Ukraine and the forthcoming strategic stability talks with Russia. But in response to a carefully planted question at the fag-end…

CSTO Operations in Kazakhstan

Alessandro Lattanzio Nine Russian Il-76 military transport aircraft landed at Almaty airport in the Republic of Kazakhstan, carrying BTR-82A and Tigr-M armored vehicles and soldiers of the 45th Special Airborne Forces Brigade from the CSTO peacekeeping contingent. The units of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, after clarifying the situation, began to carry out their assigned tasks….

British Intelligence Intensifies its Struggle against Russia and China in Central Asia

Vladimir Odintsov In a recent interview for the The Telegraph Damian Hinds, the British Minister of State for Security and Borders, named the most threatening states with which British politicians and secret service agents must contend. According to him, clear dangers are posed by Russia, China, and Iran. That a representative of Britain’s present-day political and military…

Statement by the Socialist Movement of Kazakhstan on the Situation in the Country

In a statement about the large-scale mobilizations and protests in the country, the Socialist Movement of Kazakhstan calls for international solidarity to the demonstrators and demands the withdrawal of troops from the cities, the resignation of all Nazarbayev officials, the release of all political prisoners and detainees, the legalization of the Communist Party and trade unions, as well as the…