Putin’s announcement of a suspension of the last extant U.S.-Russia arms-control pact this week was a carefully attenuated move. It was also a big deal, but not in the way Western officials encourage us to think it is.
Tag: Sergei Lavrov
PATRICK LAWRENCE: A War of Rhetoric & Reality
Washington put us all on notice when Zelensky got to town: It has no intention of seeking a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis and every intention of recommitting indefinitely to its ideological war.
Is the US Serious About Negotiations on Ukraine?
The U.S. president’s remarks about territorial compromise could be a sea change, but is the White House serious about negotiations? asks M.K. Bhadrakumar.
Caitlin Johnstone: US Rejects Moscow’s Offer to Talk
It’s inexcusable that these direct peace negotiations are not already underway. The recent escalation of this war makes peace talks more necessary, not less.
WATCH: Lavrov Clashes With Western Foreign Ministers
At a contentious debate at the U.N. Security Council Thursday, Russian FM Sergei Lavrov pointedly gave Russia’s little-heard point of view in the West, and Western foreign ministers responded harshly.
Conditioned for War with Russia
Ray McGovern reviews key pieces of background that — thanks to the media — few Americans know about the widest war in 77 years that is now on our doorstep.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: 21st Century Order
As a piece of the new world order that is under construction, Putin’s trip to Tehran last week was of singular importance.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Target is China
The Pentagon’s current strategy document clearly identifies Enemy No. 1. And it’s not Russia.
Chris Hedges: Worthy & Unworthy Victims
The life of a Palestinian or an Iraqi child is as precious as the life of a Ukrainian child. No one should live in fear and terror. No one should be sacrificed on the altar of Mars.
READ: Transcript of CN Live! ‘A Bear Trap in Ukraine?’
Analysts Alexander Mercouris and Scott Ritter break down the drama between Russia, the United States, NATO and Ukraine in an extraordinary discussion on CN Live! Read the transcript.