The Russian Winter offensive / by Gordon M. Hahn

Originally published in Russian and Eurasian Politics on November 22, 2022 The only way Ukrainians will see anything approximating a holiday season is if a ceasefire can be arranged by New Year’s Day, and it just might happen, regardless of President Volodomyr Zelenskiy’s repeated assertions that there will be no negotiations with Russia until itContinue reading “The Russian Winter offensive / by Gordon M. Hahn”

Activists reject escalation in Ukraine, even when it’s unpopular / by People’s Dispatch

Manolo De Los Santos of the People’s Forum addresses the event Originally published in Peoples Dispatch on November 21, 2022 On November 19, 300 activists, organizers, and working people gathered in New York City to listen to seven anti-war leaders speak out against U.S. and NATO involvement in the war in Ukraine. The event hostedContinue reading “Activists reject escalation in Ukraine, even when it’s unpopular / by People’s Dispatch”

Is the Russia-Ukraine war at a crossroads? / by Gilbert Doctorow

Peace March – The Banner Reads ‘Together against the War’—the Message of the Combined Russian and Ukrainian Flags, Moscow, September 21, 2014 | Photo by E. Razumnyi/Vedomosti Originally published on the Gilbert Doctorow Blog on November 21, 2022 In a new 25-minute live broadcast devoted to the war, Iran’s Press TV showcases key issues fromContinue reading “Is the Russia-Ukraine war at a crossroads? / by Gilbert Doctorow”

Another Ukrainian missile stunt / by B.

UK media – The Metro Originally published: Moon of Alabama  on November 16, 2022 by B (more by Moon of Alabama) A factual assessment: OSINTtechnical @Osinttechnical – 19:41 UTC · Nov 15, 2022The missile(s) that impacted Polish territory near the Ukrainian border very much looks like a 5V55K from the S-300. The 5V55K is an old Soviet produced missile (1978/82) for the S-300Continue reading “Another Ukrainian missile stunt / by B.”

Don’t Just Worry About Nuclear War: Do Something to Help Prevent It / by Norman Solomon

Image credit: Getty This is an emergency. Right now, we’re closer to a cataclysmic nuclear war than at any other time since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. One assessment after another has said the current situation is even more dangerous. Yet few members of Congress are advocating for any steps that the U.S. government could take to decreaseContinue reading “Don’t Just Worry About Nuclear War: Do Something to Help Prevent It / by Norman Solomon”

Imperative that rapid worsening of Ukraine crisis is promptly arrested / China Daily editorial

A photo taken on Sept 28, 2022 from an aircraft of the Swedish Coast Guard (Kustbevakningen) shows the release of gas emanating from a leak on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, in the Swedish economic zone in the Baltic Sea. [Photo/Agencies] Another leak has been detected in the undersea pipelines running from Russia toContinue reading “Imperative that rapid worsening of Ukraine crisis is promptly arrested / China Daily editorial”

Fake Ukraine referendums, pipeline sabotage raise danger of wider war / by C.J. Atkins

Voting at the point of a gun? A military vehicle drives along a street with a billboard that reads: ‘With Russia forever, September 27,’ prior to a referendum in the Luhansk People’s Republic controlled by Russia-backed separatists, eastern Ukraine, Sept. 22, 2022. | AP Russia now stands ready to annex the parts of eastern UkraineContinue reading “Fake Ukraine referendums, pipeline sabotage raise danger of wider war / by C.J. Atkins”

The war on Germany just entered its hot phase / by B. B.

German Army Leopard II Originally published in ‘Moon of Alabama’ on September 27, 2022 Just yesterday I laid out how the U.S. is winning its war on Europe’s industries and people. That war, hidden behind the U.S. created Ukraine crisis, is designed to destroy Europe’s manufacturing advantage compared to the U.S. It is more likely thoughContinue reading “The war on Germany just entered its hot phase / by B. B.”

Ukraine: The CIA’s 75-year-old Proxy / by Gerald Sussman

Friedrichstrasse, bisected by the Berlin Wall, in 1961. Operation Red Sox dropped 85 CIA agents into Soviet-controlled territory to gather intelligence about Moscow’s plans. [Source: politico.com] Originally published in CovertAction Magazine on September 12, 2022 t takes a musical artist to cut through the morass of propaganda to educate American mainstream media (MSM) about the Russia-UkraineContinue reading “Ukraine: The CIA’s 75-year-old Proxy / by Gerald Sussman”

Veteran’s Letter to Biden—Negotiate Don’t Escalate in Ukraine / by Gerry Condon

Members of Veterans for Peace rally in front of the Lincoln Memorial on May 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Letter to President Biden from Gerry Condon, former president of Veterans For Peace. Dear President Biden, I am writing you as a proud member of Veterans For Peace and its former president.Continue reading “Veteran’s Letter to Biden—Negotiate Don’t Escalate in Ukraine / by Gerry Condon”