Kharkov and Mobilization

Jacques Baud The recapture of the Kharkov region at the beginning of September appears to be a success for Ukrainian forces. Our media exulted and relayed Ukrainian propaganda to give us a picture that is not entirely accurate. A closer look at the operations might have prompted Ukraine to be more cautious. From a military…

Has Vladimir Putin Put the Fear of God into the “Satanic West”?

Gilbert Doctorow Image: “Putin Is Trying to Outcrazy the West“, NYT Three years ago, I published an essay under a ‘fake news’ heading urging Vladimir Putin to put aside ‘Mr. Nice Guy’ behavior and rhetoric with respect to Russia’s supposed ‘partners’ in the West and to slam his shoe on the table in the crude…

The Multipolar World Has No Room for Fascist Ukraine’s Ideology of War & Genocide

Rainer Shea Why is Russia determined to demilitarize Ukraine? Because since Obama’s team forced through the installation of an extreme right government in Kiev eight years ago, the country’s armed forces have been controlled by a ruling clique that’s driven by the most destructive ideology in existence. An ideology that rationalizes the persecution, murder, and…

Vladimir Putin’s Revolutionary Manifesto Will Forever Change Global Politics

Andrew Korybko President Putin is taking up the mantle of Lenin in modern-day international conditions without any ideological agenda other than promoting multipolarity, sovereignty, and traditional values. Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a detailed speech Friday afternoon while formally incorporating four formerly Ukrainian regions into the Russian Federation, which amounted to a revolutionary manifesto that will forever change global…

Russia Puts an End to the Sovereignty of Westphalia

Franco Vielma Head of the Kherson Region Vladimir Saldo, Head of the Zaporozhye Region Evgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Denis Pushilin and Head of the Lugansk People’s Republic Leonid Pasechnik | © Mikhail Metzel/TASS Through referendums held in recent days, the former Ukrainian regions of Lugansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhie…

America’s Neo-Imperialist Pressure on Sudan Exposes its True Intentions Towards Africa

Andrew Korybko The planned Russian naval base in Port Sudan would unprecedentedly deepen military relations between Moscow and Khartoum, thus helping the host state more confidently resist Washington’s pressure in all respects, especially when it comes to being manipulated into a mutually detrimental war with Ethiopia. The “Strategy Towards Sub-Saharan Africa” that the US unveiled…

Russian Foreign Ministry Statement on Ukraine, Nord Stream Sabotage

Excerpts from the Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Moscow, September 29, 2022 Donbass and Ukraine update On September 27, the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions completed referendums on accession to the Russian Federation. The high voter turnout and the results speak for themselves: the people in those regions do…

A New War

Deborah L. Armstrong Scott Ritter Interview: How Donbass Joining Russia Just Turned the Tables on Ukraine For eight years, Ukrainian nationalists have been brutally hammering home a clear message to the people of Donbass: “Go home to Russia! We don’t want you here!” Every bomb dropped on Donetsk and Lugansk screamed, “Go to Russia or…

Ukraine: Cuban Missile Crisis 2.0?

Anatoly Antonov It is safe to assume that any use of nuclear weapons could quickly lead to an escalation of a local or regional conflict into a global one. As Henry Kissinger wrote in 2014, “The demonization of Vladimir Putin is not a policy; it is an alibi for the absence of one.” I have commenced my…

Who Profits from Pipeline Terror?

Pepe Escobar Secret talks between Russia and Germany to resolve their Nord Stream 1 and 2 issues had to be averted at any cost The War of Economic Corridors has entered incandescent, uncharted territory: Pipeline Terror. A sophisticated military operation – that required exhaustive planning, possibly involving several actors – blew up four separate sections of…

Russia to Summon UN Security Council Over Pipeline Sabotage

Moscow wishes to call an emergency UN Security Council session over the “provocations” at the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday in a Telegram post. Both pipelines were severely damaged earlier this week in what many suspect was a deliberate attack. Russia requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on…

Attack on Nord Stream Kills Prospects for Dialogue in Ukraine

M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The three leaks that were discovered on Monday at the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines connecting Russia with Germany — one after another within hours of each other in the exclusive economic zones of Sweden and Denmark — were caused by blasts. Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde tweeted that the…

Jacques Baud: US, UK, Sabotaged Ukraine Peace Deal

AARON MATÉ Former Swiss intelligence officer and NATO adviser Jacques Baud on the next phase of the Russia-Ukraine war and new allegations that the US and UK undermined a peace deal that could have ended it. The West’s aim “is not the victory of Ukraine, It’s the defeat of Russia,” Baud says. “The problem is…