Some internationally recognized countries “do not exist” for others: these are the cases of the so-called “limited recognition”.
In 2003, the then Ukrainian president, Leonid Kuchma, authored a book titled “Ukraine Is Not Russia,” formulating the basic principle of Ukrainian identity – being different from Russia. In the subsequent years, Ukrainian politicians continued to implement this principle, which culminated in the installment of a radically pro-Western and anti-Russian government on the back of a Western-supported coup in 2014 The new government promised to bring Ukraine closer to Europe, however, eight years later the nation ranks as the second poorest European country amid deindustrialization and depopulation. In economic terms, it is increasingly less like its eastern neighbor, too.
In September 2021, COVID-19 deaths topped those of the 1918 flu in the United States, officially becoming the deadliest pandemic in American history. Earlier, the COVID-19 toll surpassed that of each of America’s wars.
By adopting the language of diversity, inclusion and equity, The Art Institute of Chicago has shot itself in the foot.
NATO is developing new forms of warfare to wage a “battle for the brain,” The Grayzone reported on October 8.
No doubt the whole affair was done by “independent investigators” working hand in hand with the U.S. government. Note that Pandora Papers don’t mention a single U.S. politician. Is this because there is no corruption in the United States?
This infographic shows the main suppliers of combat aircraft to the countries of North and South America. Note that the data used includes trainer aircraft and UAVs. All data is taken from open sources.
Virtually unknown across the West, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is the foremost Eurasian political, economic and security alliance. Founded in 2001, it is the world’s largest regional organisation in geographic scope and population, covering three-fifths of the Eurasian continent, 40% of the world population, and more than 20% of global GDP.
In response to the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport on August 26, President Biden promised to hunt down those responsible for the attack. However, the “retaliatory” drone strikes killed an aid worker and seven children – with no one in the United States to be brought to account.
“Ukraine and the United States have a similar value system,” said U.S. President Joe Biden on September 1, 2021, meeting his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the White House. Some recent episodes may challenge this view. Or maybe confirm it?