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Ukraine Denouement

The fate of Ukraine is now shifting from the military battlefield back to the arena that counts most: that of international finance. Kiev is broke, having depleted its foreign reserves on waging war that has destroyed its industrial export and coal mining capacity in the Donbass (especially vis-à-vis Russia, which normally has bought 38 percent of Ukraine’s exports). Deeply in debt (with €3 billion falling due on December 20 to Russia), Ukraine faces insolvency if the IMF and Europe do not release new loans next month to pay for new imports as well as Russian and foreign bondholders.

EDITOR'S CHOICE | 17.02.2015


 

Minsk Agreement: What’s Most Important to Know

Washington was the elephant in the room in Minsk. It controls Kiev’s geopolitical agenda.  Poroshenko is a convenient stooge. An impotent front man. Installed to do what he’s told. Otherwise he’d be ousted like Yanukovych. Maybe killed by a bullet, bomb or slit throat. Coups and targeted assassinations reflect longstanding US policy.

EDITOR'S CHOICE | 15.02.2015


 

Does West Want Peace in Ukraine?

It has become a trend. Any time the Novorossia’s forces gain ground the West gets involved in vibrant diplomatic activities. That’s how it was in August-September 2014 and that’s what we have in February 2015. The West did its best not «to notice» hundreds of civilians dying in the Donbass when the Ukrainian army broke cease-fire to launch an offensive supported by heavy artillery. It razed to the ground populated areas but as soon as large contingents of punishers’ forces came under the threat of being eliminated, diplomatic, political and economic channels were used with an aim to influence Russia and make it convince the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics to immediately hold their fire...

Alexander DONETSKY | 14.02.2015


 

The Illusion of Peace in Ukraine. It’s Three Minutes to Midnight

EDITOR'S CHOICE | 13.02.2015


 

Ukraine peace deal: Ceasefire starting February 15, removal of heavy weapons

EDITOR'S CHOICE | 12.02.2015


 

Ceasefire May Spare Poroshenko From Knives Out in Kiev

A ceasefire in the Ukraine war has been brokered after marathon talks in the Belarus capital, Minsk, this week. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the breakthrough along with his German and French counterparts following 17 hours of intense negotiations that went on through the night... French President Francois Hollande said of the result: «It is a relief for Europe». But perhaps the biggest relief will be felt by Poroshenko... Poroshenko’s belated keenness for some good political news is understandable – given numerous reports that the knives are out among disgruntled paramilitary leaders that shore up the Kiev regime...

Finian CUNNINGHAM | 12.02.2015


 

Will ‘last chance’ talks in Minsk bring peace to Ukraine?

Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany have gathered in Minsk, Belarus, for what is widely viewed as a last attempt to stop the violence in Eastern Ukraine. The talks come as deaths continue to pile up in the civil war-torn nation.

EDITOR'S CHOICE | 12.02.2015


 

Charlie Hebdo’s stormtroopers

...That day Paris was protesting the brutal execution of human beings in broad daylight. During the 13-year occupation of Afghanistan, France has lost 86 people, but here – only a half dozen had died over the course of two days. France was in shock - the sale of sedatives rose by 18% throughout the country. When thousands of people were dying somewhere in the Middle East or Ukraine, the French paid little notice - after all, they say, the people who live there can work it out themselves. But then the killings began in the center of Paris... The demonstration in the French capital was called a «March for Tolerance», but politicians began hiding behind this flag to play dubious games. Public opinion was diverted in such a way that the solidarity of people who were protesting terror now looked like blanket approval of the taunts made by the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists...

Natalia MEDEN | 24.01.2015


 

Charlie Hebdo: The Hidden Agenda Exposed

EDITOR'S CHOICE | 22.01.2015


 

«Charlie Hebdo» and its Anti-Gentile Allies

In the wake of the terrorist attack against the French satirical newspaper «Charlie Hebdo,» it has become apparent that the magazine’s editorial chiefs killed in the attack on its headquarters in Paris and groups such as FEMEN and Pussy Riot are all connected in a campaign to disparage Islam and Christianity. In the aftermath of the terrorist attack, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu used the occasion of the memorial service in Paris attended by a number of world leaders to admonish France’s parliament for having recently recognized the independence of Palestine and urge France’s large Jewish population to emigrate to Israel...

Wayne MADSEN | 20.01.2015




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Reasons for Hryvnia’s Collapse

By the end of «black Wednesday», Feb. 25, the Ukrainian currency exchange rate went down to 33 hryvnias to the dollar and never bounced back. It also plummeted as low as 50-60 hryvnias at the black market to stay there. The official rate was around 15 hryvnias to the dollar in mid-February... In general, the reason for the currency collapse is the economic crisis transforming into a national disaster. Ukrainian Prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has acknowledged recently that the economy dropped 20 % in 2014... According to the recently published forecasts, the GDP is to fall by 5, 5 % in 2015. The yearly inflation is estimated to be 25-26%. The crisis has also spread to banks...

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