Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday morning announced the start of military action in Ukraine. For information purposes only, we publish here the text of his address.
John Pilger: War in Europe & the Rise of Raw Propaganda
Russia’s security proposals ought to be welcomed in the West, writes John Pilger. But who understands their significance when all the people are told is that Putin is a pariah?
UK Denies It Agreed to Train Neo-Nazi Linked Ukraine Unit
Ukraine’s National Guard says that last year the U.K. military agreed to start training its forces, which include a thousand-strong neo-Nazi unit, Matt Kennard reports. The U.K. Ministry of Defence disputes the claim.
US & Ukraine at UN Refuse to Condemn Nazism
The Ukrainian vote against the U.N. resolution against Nazism was motivated by sympathy for the ideology of historic, genocidal active Nazis. It is as simple as that, writes Craig Murray.
ROBERT PARRY: Ukraine’s Neo-Nazis Demand Respect
Thousands of Ukraine’s neo-Nazis surrounded parliament in Kiev demanding the government honor Ukrainian paramilitary forces who fought for Adolf Hitler, another embarrassing reminder of the extremism unleashed by the U.S.-backed coup, Robert Parry wrote on Oct. 15, 2014.
Ukrainian Neo-Nazis Flock to Hong Kong Protest Movement
They joined the anti-China insurgency, sharing tactics and showing off their white-supremacy tattoos, reports Ben Norton.
Corporate Media’s About-Face on Ukraine’s Neo-Nazis
U.S. corporate media spent years dismissing the role of neo-Nazis in Ukraine’s 2014 coup but it is suddenly going through a conversion, as Daniel Lazare reports.
The Alt-Right’s Alternative Reality
President Trump’s “Alt-Right” is a grab bag of mostly incoherent or contradictory ideas derived from white resentments. Now, it will be played off against the Republican establishment with unpredictable results, as JP Sottile explains.
Donald Trump’s Defining Moments
Donald Trump’s “reality TV” presidency revolves around his penchant for ignoring diplomatic tradition and brushing aside political decency in favor of stirring up his “base,” a dangerous approach, says Lawrence Davidson.
A Ukraine Link to North Korea’s Missiles?
Exclusive: By orchestrating the 2014 “regime change” in Ukraine, U.S. neocons may have indirectly contributed to a desperate Ukrainian factory selling advanced rocket engines to North Korea and endangering America, writes Robert Parry.