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why do they hate russia? – (en)

The West is guilty of the same crimes it accuses Russia of committing. Russia is not a superpower. Its population was shrinking, and so is its military, political, and economic might. Yes, Russians have their oil money to organise Olympics or … Continue reading

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the ukrainian pendulum – (en)

The stakes are high in the Ukraine: after the coup, as Crimea and Donbas asserted their right to self determination, American and Russian troops entered Ukrainian territory, both under cover. The American soldiers are “military advisors”, ostensibly members of Blackwater … Continue reading

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western expansion’s fruit – (en)

The clash in Crimea is the fruit of western expansion. The external struggle to dominate Ukraine has put fascists in power and brought the country to the brink of conflict. Diplomatic pronouncements are renowned for hypocrisy and double standards. But … Continue reading

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ukraine – (en)

Reading the dispatches covering the crisis in Ukraine I think that we’re living again the nightmares of 1914 or 1939. I do not suggest, dear reader, that today’s mourning events in that country foreshadow another major war or an awful … Continue reading

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ucrania – (es)

Leo los despachos que cubren la crisis de Ucrania y pienso que vivimos de nuevo la pesadilla de 1914 o la de 1939. No sugiero, amigo lector, que los sucesos que hoy enlutan a este país preludian otra gran guerra … Continue reading

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