In “Opinion: Kyiv risks divided Ukraine“, DW publishes an article written by Bernd Johann, which might as well come straight out of the Kremlin. A bit about DW first. From DW.com: “Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster.” “Mission: DW conveys Germany as a nation rooted in European culture and as a liberal, democratic state based… Continue reading Is DW now a Russian Propaganda Broadcaster Like Sputnik?
Sunday, March 19, 2017 1:00:55 PM The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine urged foreign partners to understand why the ban of shipping traffic across the contact line has been implemented. According to the statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russia has not yet fulfilled a single point of the Minsk accords. “We have to state… Continue reading Ukrainian Foreign Ministry: Russia has not fulfilled a single point of the Minsk agreements
The European Union on March 17 condemned Russia’s seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea territory, calling Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula a “direct challenge to international security.” The statement by EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini came one day ahead of the third anniversary of Russia’s formal incorporation of Crimea that was dismissed as illegitimate… Continue reading EU Slams Russia Over Crimea Annexation On Third Anniversary
Introduction The following report is based on investigations conducted by the international volunteer community InformNapalm between October 2014 and August 2016 and published on its website. It is a result of 40 special investigations that identified 33 types of Russian military equipment, which were in the possession of antigovernment forces in the conflict zone in… Continue reading Weaponry of the Russian Federation in the war against Ukraine
Brendon’s essay is possibly the best all in one popular backgrounder I have ever seen about Nazi and Soviet propaganda of the 1930s. Something Western MSM should be reading ever so carefully given their demonstrable propensity to swallow Russian and other hostile propaganda hook, line and sinker. Interesting Politico essay on Ukrainian counter propaganda effort.… Continue reading IW Update
Rolling Stone published a piece by Matt Taibbi yesterday, Why the Russia Story Is a Minefield for Democrats and the Media. In the story, there is a misstatement. A fairly minor discrepancy, but big enough that it misrepresents the position of the United States of America for Ukraine in relation to the Russian invasion of East Ukraine, commonly known… Continue reading Rolling Stone: For Shame
10.03.2017 | Halya Coynash If, as Russia claims, it is fully implementing its obligations under two international agreements – not financing terrorism and not discriminating against Crimean Tatars and ethnic Ukrainians in occupied Crimea, is it fighting Ukraine’s attempt to secure provisional measures which demand only such implementation? And why, when Russia’s own representative at… Continue reading Russia’s lawyer doesn’t deny Russian missile downed MH17, only that it’s terrorism