Why Obama paid a visit to Riyadh? By Alexander Orlov

1 April 2014 — New Eastern Outlook

rdn_533631d0d168cThe deterioration of the situation in Ukraine made substantial changes in the agenda of talks of U.S. President Obama with Saudi leadership in Riyadh on March 28 this year. The main subject of the discussion included the situation around Ukraine, possible joint steps to decrease energy prices, in order to weaken Russia’s economy, promotion of Iran’s moving to a more pro-Western position, to weaken Tehran’s cooperation with Moscow, and only then about Syria and the situation in the GCC.

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The Crimean Crisis and US Hypocrisy. “War of Words” to Justify Outright Aggression By Kourosh Ziabari

31 March 2014 – Global Research

The war of words between Russia and the United States is soaring these days over the sovereignty of the Crimean peninsula, and the White House officials are constantly directing accusations and excruciating verbal attacks against Kremlin in what seems to be the most serious dispute between Moscow and the West in the recent years.

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Obama’s speech on Ukraine: Propaganda and lies By Patrick Martin

27 March 2014 — WSWS 

The speech delivered by President Barack Obama in Brussels Wednesday was a call to arms for a US-NATO confrontation against Russia. With a series of lies and evasions, Obama presented a world turned upside down in which the US and European imperialists, who backed the coup in Ukraine spearheaded by fascistic forces, are the defenders of democracy and peace.

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