By Paul Craig Roberts
SOURCE: Author’s Site
No need to listen to the politicians or corporate presstitutes. Here’s the straight history and essential facts about the Ukraine crisis, from Paul Craig Roberts.
Russian naval infantry soldiers (marines) guard the Orsk Russian landing ship anchored in the Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Sevastopol on March 2, 2014. In 2010, after years of tortuous negotiations, Ukraine agreed to extend Moscow’s lease on Sevastopol port until 2042 in exchange for a 30-percent reduction in the price of Russian gas on which Ukraine depends for much of its energy needs. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEVVIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images
In some quarters public awareness is catching up with Stephen Lendman, Michel Chossudovsky, Rick Rozoff, myself and a few others in realizing the grave danger in the crisis that Washington has created in Ukraine. Continue reading »