Category: UKRAINE

Christian Zionists, Neo-Nazis, & Jewish Banderas: A Ukrainian Mazel Tov?

RICHARD EDMONDSON—You would think that the Kagans would be concerned about the prominence in the new government of people like Tyahnybok. In 2005 the Svoboda leader co-signed an open letter to then-President Yuschenko calling for a parliamentary investigation into the “criminal activities of organized Jewry in Ukraine.” He also asserted at one time that Ukraine is run by a “Moscow-Jewish mafia,” and complained that “Germans, kikes, and other scum” were undermining the country. Equally he has expressed solidarity with Stepan Bandera and other Ukrainian insurgents who took up arms in World War II to fight “Muscovites, Germans, Jewry and other filth,” as he put it.

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Good for the Gander: Ukraine’s Demise Accelerates (Part 2)

JIM KAVANAGH—Ultimately, the European integration these ultra-nationalist groups seek is not on the terms of the Europhile Kiev NGO liberals, or of the offshore banked-up oligarchs. Svoboda and Right Sector seek alliances within, and want very much to be part of, an insurgent pan-European far-right. For them the Ukrainian uprising was a key moment in The Great European Reconquista.

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JIM KAVANAGH’s classic analyses of the Ukraine coup: Charge of the Right Brigade (part 1)

JIM KAVANAGH—As someone who finds it insulting to go to demonstrations in America’s most liberal cities, where protestors are literally penned in like cattle, I’d just like to ask those Americans who have seen what happened to their fellow citizen protestors in Seattle, and Pittsburgh, and Wall Street: If protestors from Zuccotti, or Central, or Lincoln, or Lafayette Park, tried to seize and occupy a nearby civil administration building, exactly how many inches do you think they would advance into that structure, exactly how many cops would they set on fire, before they would have the living shit beaten out of them? Before any means that were necessary to stop them were deployed against them?

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(VIDEO) The Catastrophe of #MH17: #BBC in the Search of the “#BUK” – The Video Report Deleted by @BBC

GLEB BAZOV—The tragedy of the MH17 (Malaysian Airlines) liner destroyed over Novorossiya in July 2014 gave the western propaganda machine, already in full Russophobic footing under Barack Obama, a huge opportunity to vilify Russia (and the rebel republics in Eastern Ukraine) as cold-blooded murderers. The ensuing “expert” investigation spearheaded by the US/NATO powers was vitiated from the start by arbitrary management of the evidence, exclusion of critical legitimate parties (Russia and Malaysia itself), and a near-total lack of transparency.

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THE MOST HATED MAN WHO EVER LIVED

GAITHER STEWART—Yet, today, especially among many nationalists in western Ukraine, he is revered as a patriotic freedom-fighter, a martyr who led the struggle for independence from the Soviet Union, while in the pro-Russian east of the country he is widely reviled as a fascist traitor and terrorist who collaborated with the Nazis and whose followers murdered thousands of Poles and Jews. Then with the passing of time Bandera has become a hero in the eyes of the growing number of extreme rightists and Nazis in today’s extremely nationalist, jingoistic Ukraine…

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A Tale of two Ukraines- Health Care in War-Torn Lugansk and Peaceful Kiev

GH ELIASON—Suprun has likewise destroyed cancer treatment in Ukraine. She did this by systematically refusing to purchase the medications needed to treat cancers, heart conditions, and disease. Her idea of giving children a great start was to just not purchase the vaccinations children normally receive against childhood diseases. To what extent you might ask? Documented vaccinations dropped from 96% in 2007 to 20% in 2017.

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