This past weekend marked a new escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine — from a surprising quarter. As much of the Eastern Orthodox world celebrated Christmas, the world head of the Orthodox Church officially recognized the independence of the Ukrainian church from Russia. And Russia is not happy about it.
Information request seeks documents on Israeli meddling in UK Labour Party.
Recent developments in a Ukraine courtroom have shed new light on US special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Prosecutors in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev have filed a court motion against Viktor Yanukovych, a Ukrainian politician closely allied with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Nazi group Azov is now a unit of the Ukrainian armed forces
When the Chernobyl nuclear accident rattled the world and destroyed the myth of safe nuclear power in 1986, Serhii Plokhy was a young history professor who lived downwind from the power plant. Soviet leaders reflexively covered up the deadly incident but were forced to reveal some information because Sweden and other countries detected radiation from the releases at Chernobyl.Today, Plokhy is professor of Ukrainian history and director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard.
In this Newsbud report, we will examine what has been referred to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s shadow army, or Putin’s ghost soldiers, who played a significant role in the Ukraine conflict. Downing a Ukrainian military plane full of paratroopers, carrying out combat operations and conducting assassinations. This shadow army is currently on the ground inside Syria, but the Russian government is denying any involvement. The full report is exclusively available for members at Newsbud.com nonmembers can watch it now at Newsbud Vimeo on Demand.
Israeli who captured Eichmann endorses Alternative for Germany, as Austrian far-right party welcomes Likud official.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2018-01-17%20Fault%20Lines.mp3"][/audio]From the Middle East to Eastern Europe, there's no shortage of engineered crises on the geopolitical chessboard these days. James Corbett joins Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon on Radio Fault Lines to put these crises into their historical perspective and discuss his recent work on How To Engineer A Crisis.
With money looted from the state and stashed in tax havens abroad, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych bought the largest log cabin in the world — a $2 billion “monument to corruption,” according to an investigation by Al Jazeera.Through dozens of contracts and court filings, Al Jazeera reporters mapped the circuitous route Yanukovych took to funnel $1.5 billion worth of assets to offshore businesses.
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Si les médias français ont fort peu bougé, des médias britanniques et allemands ont enquêté sur le reportage de la télévision italienne sur les snipers de Maïdan, diffusé il y a 15 jours. Il en résulte de sérieux doutes sur la crédibilité de certains témoins, et donc sur le professionnalisme du reportage. Soucieux de votre bonne information, nous vous les soumettons.
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.