In the forty-fifth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Pravda. He discusses the exclusive frontpage interview by the former Afghan president Hamid Kharzai, sharply critical of the U.S. president Donald Trump, in the pro-government Izvestia. In addition, he chronicles the U.S. Secretary of Defense James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis’ visit to Ukraine and how the U.S. and NATO are planning out total political and economic isolation of Russia.
In the fortieth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the unfolding of a serious economic conflict between the U.S. and the European Union over the relations with Russia, the geopolitical dynamic that may lead to the breakout of a civil war in Moldova, the way Russia plans to celebrate the Day of its National Navy, and the surprising affection of the young people in Russia for the Soviet Communist leader Josef Stalin.
Capitalizing on the popular dissatisfaction with the neoliberal Atlanticist political & economic status quo
The preparations for the new stage of the U.S.-Russia Cold War in S. Europe
The Chinese support will be decisive if Türk is to prevail over the intelligence networks backing Bokova
The New York Times throws its weight behind those whose global code of conduct is nothing else but the expression of the war-mongering slogan "might makes right."
The U.S.-NATO Diplomatic Offensive in the Balkans The recent visits of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to Belgrade and U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to Zagreb within a week of each other show that both the U.S. and NATO are in the process of trying to augment their influence in the Balkans.
What if the EU is no more?
The NATO's Balkan expansion project has come to a standstill
"We will not recognize any nation having a sphere of influence." ---- Joe Biden, 2009
Victoria Nuland, the Balkans & the two-fold Cold War agenda of keeping the US-NATO Empire in
The US-NATO Control of the Balkan Ruling Elites
The US-NATO Empire is trying to shift the blame for the ensuing political & economic crises on the ultimate "fall country"- Russia
Biden's imperial blessings of his Balkan interlocutors to enforce the neoliberal, militarist dogma against their own people's interests
When Djukanovic gets thrown out, and that day is inexorably coming, where will he go?
The genie of political anti-imperialist rebellion in Europe is out of the bottle & cannot be repressed
Bering Sea, the 1990 US-Russia Maritime Border Agreement & the Imperial Interests History is no stranger to wars which began due to the disputed border territories. Even the start of the US Civil War was in part fueled by border conflicts between certain states. This is why it is of great importance to pay careful attention to any existing border disputes, especially if they take place between countries armed with nuclear weapons.
To claim that war is the formula for prosperity and unity is to pledge allegiance to the four horsemen of the apocalypse. The accusers
The elaboration of the tightly-knit business links between Oleg Deripaska & Nathaniel Rothschild Prologue
The Lone Gladio: The fight against evil requires a massive counter-force. It requires not one but an army of angels-demons.
Greece & Croatia: The clear presence of a political alternative to the hegemonic US-NATO Empire
China, the Balkans and A Battle for Geopolitical Influence & Power
The Cracks in the US-Balkan Imperial Enterprise Are Already Showing