Military Deployment in Ukraine: Is a War in Eastern Europe on the Horizon?

Yoselina Guevara NATO member states began deploying more ships and fighter jets to Eastern Europe on Monday, January 24, in an effort to bolster the deterrence and defense of the Western military bloc as Russia continues to place troops along the Ukrainian border. In an official posting on the Atlantic Alliance website NATO Secretary General…

Three Years Later, Guaidó Represents No One, Says Russian Ambassador to Caracas

Three years after proclaiming himself interim president of Venezuela, opposition figure Juan Guaidó does not represent anyone, Russian Ambassador to Caracas Sergey Melik-Bagdasárov told Sputnik News. “Today, he is a nobody and does not represent anyone. This figure exists only in virtual space and in the feverish minds of his American supporters,” Melik-Bagdasarov said. In…

Ukraine: Russian Intervention Highly Likely

M. K. BHADRAKUMAR A radar vehicle of the S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile system on the way to Belarus, Khabarovsk region, Russia, Jan 21, 2022 The US-Russia talks in Geneva in the last two successive weeks could not produce a breakthrough. Fundamentally, there is a contradiction that cannot be resolved easily.  Russia sees in existential terms…

The Hidden Origin of the Escalating Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Ivan Katchanovski A rally at Kiev’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) before the massacre of almost 50 protesters, February 20, 2014. Photo by Mykola Vasylechko/Wikimedia Commons. Events of the Maidan massacre shaped one of the most controversial hours in European history since the end of the Cold War The Ukraine-Russia conflict is now in its most…

Iran-Russia Hit Maximum Strategy

Pepe Escobar Two of the three main Eurasian powers, Iran’s Ebrahim Raisi and Russia’s Vladimir Putin meet in Russia to advance their strategic relations. Photo Credit: The Cradle Three ain’t a crowd: The Iran-Russia summit this week, concurrent with RIC military drills in the Sea of Oman, in advance of a Xi-Putin meeting in two weeks,…

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,…

US and NATO are Playing with Fire

Rodolfo Bueno Since the ill-fated 9/11, the world has changed for the worse, power in the West was taken over by an elitist, mediocre and arrogant sector, which squandered more than seven trillion dollars in predatory wars that have brought the planet to the brink of the grave. The worst thing is that it intends…

Latin America Will Continue to Distance Itself from the United States

Mikhail Gamandiy-Egorov At a time when Washington and its Western allies are attempting to maintain a resolutely unilateralist approach, the Latin American countries that the United States has too long regarded as its backyard continue to deepen their strategic ties with the main pro-multipolar forces. Sovereignist and pro-multipolar causes are increasingly gaining the upper hand…

Ukraine: The West Has Paved the Road to War with Lies

Jan Oberg, Ph.D While this is being written, tension builds up around the more comprehensive Ukraine conflict formation. If this blows up in real war – God forbid! – the main reason will be three serious lies disseminated by the NATO side. Lies are used in so-called security politics when some militarist project doesn’t make…

Treaty for Peace: Washington Refuses to Hear Russia and China

Thierry Meyssan During the whole week, Moscow has been waiting for an answer to its proposal for a Treaty guaranteeing peace. Washington has never mentioned it. On the contrary, it has accused Russia of preparing to attack Ukraine and of planning a false flag operation to justify it. Russia can no longer back down, but…