How Ukrainians voted for the preservation of the Soviet Union in 1991, but still ended up in an independent state later that year / by Alexander Nepogodin

Rally on Kaluzhskaya Square in Moscow, timed to the anniversary of the All-Union referendum on March 17, 1991 on the preservation of the USSR. © Sputnik The seeds of the current political split in Ukraine were sown thirty years ago Back in early 1991, few thought the disappearance of the Soviet Union from the political map wasContinue reading “How Ukrainians voted for the preservation of the Soviet Union in 1991, but still ended up in an independent state later that year / by Alexander Nepogodin”

American weapons will ensure more deaths in Ukraine, but won’t change the conflict’s eventual outcome / by Scott Ritter

FILE PHOTO. High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). © Tony Overman/The Olympian via AP The US is willing to sacrifice countless lives to weaken Russia The US is doing everything possible to extend the suffering of the Ukrainian people by creating conditions that appear to mandate an expansion of Russia’s military effort, and the subsequentContinue reading “American weapons will ensure more deaths in Ukraine, but won’t change the conflict’s eventual outcome / by Scott Ritter”

The U.S. proxy war in Ukraine / by John Bellamy Foster

Olga Chernysheva (Russia) Kind People, 2004. The following is the text of a presentation by John Bellamy Foster given on March 31, 2022 to the advisory board of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. —Eds Thanks for inviting me to make this presentation. In talking about the Ukraine war, the essential thing to recognize at the outsetContinue reading “The U.S. proxy war in Ukraine / by John Bellamy Foster”