Ukraine and Cognitive Warfare

Alexander Kirk Cognitive warfare” consists of disarticulating Cartesian reasoning and replacing it with one that “seems” logical, but in reality is a manipulated representation of reality. Ukraine: how to unlearn A few days ago, the Ukrainian government announced that it had ordered the shutdown of one of the reactors of the Zaporizie nuclear power plant…

The West is Silent as Ukraine Targets Civilians in Donetsk Using Banned ‘Butterfly’ Mines

Eva K. Bartlett Mine clearance on the central street of Donetsk. Prohibited anti personnel high-explosive (PFM-1) “Petal” mines have been dropped on the city during night-time raids. © RIA On Saturday night, just after 9 pm, thunderous explosions rocked central Donetsk. Shortly after, there were announcements that air defense had shot down Ukrainian-fired missiles containing “Butterfly” (or “Petal”) mines. Given that…

Petal Bombs

Alejandro Kirk No one in Donetsk gives any credence to the Ukrainian narrative that Russian forces are launching these devices against their own people. Between April 28 and May 31, 3,789 cases of police violence against demonstrators of the National Strike were reported, according to the NGO Temblores. Do you think the Colombian government has…

Today, Ukraine Bombed a Donetsk Hotel Full of Journalists

Eva Karene Bartlett Another attack from Kiev has hit central Donetsk, targeting a funeral and a hotel where numerous reporters stay and work At 10:13 am today (Thursday), Ukraine began shelling central Donetsk. There were five powerful blasts in the space of ten minutes. The last explosion blew out my hotel’s ground-floor glass, including a sitting…

Reporters Without Borders Launches Campaign to Censor Russian Media

Steve Sweeney Reporters Without Borders General Secretary Christophe Deloire   A JOURNALIST has accused press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) of “abetting genocide” after it launched a controversial appeal for funds to censor Russian media. Canadian journalist Eva Bartlett accused RSF of silencing the voices of the Donbass region’s inhabitants. The group launched an appeal…

The Donbass Has Always Been Considered and Integral Part of the Russian Economy

Donbass Insider The Yuzhny Mining and Metallurgical Complex (YUGMK) is an enterprise of Russian businessman Yevgeny Yurchenko that has brought together the largest metallurgical and chemical coke production facilities in the Donbass. It was established in 2021. The YUGMK holding currently comprises eight branches: Enakievo Steel Plant, Makeyevka Steel Plant, Makeyevka Coking Plant, Yassinovataya Coking…