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Countering Western Disinformation on Russia and Other Nations Opposing the American Empire
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Russia Grinds Out Wins In Europe

TOM LUONGO—At some point one has to realize that a particular policy has failed and cut a deal. The Council of Europe bowed to internal pressure as five years of rising Euroskepticism and stagnating exports to a formerly strong market ...
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Grover Furr on Soviet History, Stalin: A Proles of the Round Table podcast

In this episode, we sat down with the man, the myth, the legend: Grover Furr himself. We chatted about his newest book, Stalin: Waiting for...the Truth, which is a clap-back at Stephen Kotkin's dishonest biography "Stalin: Waiting for Hitler". We ...
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Why shouldn’t the Boston Marathon bomber vote?

MAX PARRY—Support for the mujaheddin proxy army forced the Marxist Afghan government into requesting military assistance from the USSR, which was then framed by the West as a Soviet “invasion.” The U.S. backing of the jihadists was a deliberate effort ...
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The Eagle, the Bear and the Dragon – a short fable for our times of trouble

PEPE ESCOBAR—The eagle’s reaction to the dragon’s New Silk strategy took some time to swing from inaction to outright demonization – complementing the joint description of both the dragon and the bear as existential threats.And yet, for all the spinning ...
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Lugansk People’s Republic May 2019 Anti-Nationalist Roundtable

GH ELIASON—It takes a certain kind of gall to be a radical nationalist who corrupts countries and then says the president-elect doesn’t have anything to do with radical nationalists.The quote from the Ukraine Weekly was made by an OUN leader ...
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Syria – Russian And Syrian Airforce Prepare The Ground For An Attack On Idlib Province

MoA—The Syrian government long demanded to finally attack in Idleb, but Russia held it back. There was a risk that Turkey would use an attack on Idleb to switch back to the U.S. side. That risk is now much lower ...
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How Ukraine’s War Is to Be Settled: Zelenskiy, Crimea, and Donbass

ERIC ZUESSE—If Zelenskiy takes up Russia’s invitation, then the sticking-points will be:  Can ways be found that will persuade the residents of Donbass, whom the U.S.-imposed Ukrainian regime has been trying to exterminate and/or force to flee into neighboring Russia, to ...
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How was it possible for a Jewish candidate to win the 2019 Ukrainian presidential bid if Ukraine is a rigidly nationalist country?

G H ELIASON—Plavyuk was clearly calling for a nationalist revolution in August 2004. He threatened Ukrainian leaders to get in line with UNR politics or else. The Orange Revolution started 3 months later in November 2004. It was supposed to ...
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BRI FORUM IN BEIJING AND HOW WESTERN ‘REPORTS’ ARE SMEARING CHINA

ANDRE VLTCHEK—In Washington, London and Paris, they love to say: “we are all the same”. Such ‘logic’ washes out their crimes. It means: “everyone is as greedy and brutal as we are”. But no, we are not the same! Cultures ...
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The election of Zelenskyi in Ukraine and the way forward for the working class

CLARA WEISS—The “chocolate oligarch” Poroshenko became president in the wake of the operation in February 2014 that toppled the pro-Russian government of Viktor Yanukovich. Behind the coup stood the major imperialist powers, above all the US and Germany. Basing themselves ...
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No, Mueller didn’t ‘prove’ Russian hacking in Florida – or anywhere else

RT.COM—Going back and re-reading the relevant portion of the Mueller report, what it actually says is that “We understand the FBI believes”this happened, and the special counsel’s office “did not independently verify that belief” or “undertake the investigative steps that ...
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The Saker interviews Dmitry Orlov

April 16, 2019 [This interview was originally made for the Unz Review] “I think that the American empire is very much over already, but it hasn’t been put to any sort of serious stress test yet, and so nobody realizes ...
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