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Russia Cannot Acknowledge MH17 Role without Exposing Secret Ukraine War


JANUARY 22, 2018 BY PETER DICKINSON The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine on July 17, 2014, transformed a localized post-Soviet conflict into a major global crisis. With victims from eleven different countries including 189 Dutch citizens, the international backlash was prompt and marked a clear escalation in the confrontation between Russia… Continue reading Russia Cannot Acknowledge MH17 Role without Exposing Secret Ukraine War

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Hybrid peace: Korea and Ukraine. Two faces of Moscow’s aggression and lessons for humanity


Written by my friend, Christina Dobrovolska. </End editorial> In different periods of history, Korea and Ukraine both became the victims of Moscow’s hybrid aggression. What we see now in North Korea is a probable future for those Ukrainians who, intentionally or unintentionally, became hostages in Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) / Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR). A timeless… Continue reading Hybrid peace: Korea and Ukraine. Two faces of Moscow’s aggression and lessons for humanity

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (11)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> An unusually busy last week of 2017 for Russia related reports: Shmulyevich argues Russia’s play is to exploit / encourage a US war with the DPRK to distract and tie down the US, so Russia can play elsewhere, like Ukraine or Kazakhstan (alleged ethnic Russian Northern Kazakhstan… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (11)

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Merry Christmas, Ukraine – FGM-148 Javelin to Ukraine / Crimea Ad Hoc Update


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The announcement that FGM-148 Javelins would be supplied to Ukraine produced expected and unexpected results. The Russians have produced the expected outburst of typical lame propaganda (COCW!) and threats, and they have found an eager audience in some Western media with an agenda to trash POTUS. As… Continue reading Merry Christmas, Ukraine – FGM-148 Javelin to Ukraine / Crimea Ad Hoc Update

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Addendum: Merry Christmas, Ukraine – Media Report Administration Approval to Supply FGM-148 Javelin to Ukraine


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting.  This is surely a poke in the eye to Russia. Blunting the Russian argument of “US plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine will fuel conflict, Russian diplomat says“, one has to ask, how do defensive weapons fuel a conflict?  Russia is arguing for argument’s sake.  Domestically this should… Continue reading Addendum: Merry Christmas, Ukraine – Media Report Administration Approval to Supply FGM-148 Javelin to Ukraine

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Ukraine crisis: Russian truce monitors to leave


In what appears to be a wholly manufactured ‘crisis’ by Russia, they are withdrawing from a joint Ukraine-Russia truce monitoring center, for what that is worth.  Both Russia and Ukraine routinely accuse the other side of gross violations of the treaty. Russia most certainly violated the treaty before the ink was even dry on the Minsk… Continue reading Ukraine crisis: Russian truce monitors to leave

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The ‘Tigress of Kyiv’, Amina Okueva, Assassinated In Ukraine


This could have only been the Russians or their Chechen proxies. The Russians are believed to have previously tried assassinating Amina Okueva and her husband, Adam Osmayev, in June 2017. This time they succeeded in killing her. Wife Of Chechen Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv The wife of a Chechen man… Continue reading The ‘Tigress of Kyiv’, Amina Okueva, Assassinated In Ukraine