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Why Ukraine Should Be Grateful to Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union
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Why Ukraine Should Be Grateful to Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union
July 28, 2021

The pro-Western government of Ukraine is trying to wipe out the Soviet period of its history by pursuing a policy of “decommunization”. However, Ukraine as an independent state in its present borders could only be possible thanks to the Soviet rulers who expanded the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic at the expense of the neighboring states, including Russia. In fact, the Soviet power continued Imperial Russia’s policy of uniting Ukrainians within one state: the bulk of the present-day Ukraine’s territory was taken by the Imperial Russia from Poland and Turkey. Meanwhile, today’s Ukraine is the direct successor of the first internationally recognized Ukrainian state, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, which was proclaimed in 1919, became one of the founding states of the Soviet Union in 1922 and a founding member of the United Nations in 1945.

Russia Continues to Be Targeted
July 27, 2021

It’s about time there was objective assessment of where Russia intends to move on the world stage. There’s no point in continuing confrontation.

Russia Continues to Be Targeted
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Getting Putin’s Intentions Wrong Again on Russia-Ukraine
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Getting Putin’s Intentions Wrong Again on Russia-Ukraine
July 18, 2021

In Ukraine, it appears easier to be an anti-Russian advocate than a pro-Russian voice. At play is a fear factor aspect having to do with violence and the threat of legal action.

The Good Nazis and Bad Nazis of Western Media
June 19, 2021

Good nazis look like nazis but aren’t really nazis and bad nazis don’t look like them but actually are nazis, Patrick Armstrong writes.

The Good Nazis and Bad Nazis of Western Media
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Pentagon Adds $150 Million to Ukraine’s War Chest
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Pentagon Adds $150 Million to Ukraine’s War Chest
June 13, 2021

The Defender Europe 2021 exercises include estimates of as many as 37,000 troops from at least 27 NATO member and partner states and appear to be based entirely in Eastern Europe, from the Baltic Sea to the Balkans and the Black Sea.

Ukrainian Ultranationalist Lobby Flaunts Influence Over Biden, Blocks Top Russia Expert’s Appointment
May 2, 2021

Demonstrating the power the ultranationalist Ukraine lobby has attained in Biden’s Washington, the White House has withdrawn consideration of esteemed Russia specialist Matthew Rojansky.

Ukrainian Ultranationalist Lobby Flaunts Influence Over Biden, Blocks Top Russia Expert’s Appointment
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DCU ‘Astonished’ Over Georgian and Ukrainian Embassy Complaints About Course
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DCU ‘Astonished’ Over Georgian and Ukrainian Embassy Complaints About Course
April 29, 2021

Dublin City University says it is “astonished” over a complaint made by the Embassies of Georgia and Ukraine in Ireland about the university’s teaching of a course on the geopolitics of the Caucasus and Ukraine.

No Invasions. But the Sparks Continue
April 27, 2021

It has never been Russia’s intention to invade Ukraine: this has been clear to the objective analysts of Western professional military institutions.

No Invasions. But the Sparks Continue
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