Ukraine on the Verge of Civil War: Blood on the Maidan By Mark Hackard

2 February 2014 — The Soul of the East


Ukraine is teetering on the verge of civil war, and as usual Western media haven’t been particularly helpful in shedding light on the unravelling situation. Aside from evocative photos of clashes between legion-like formations of Berkut riot police and their rough nationalist opponents on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), about all we can expect from the mainstream press corps is the following fanciful narrative:  Continue reading

Ukraine Crisis: “Trashy Play That Has Been Written Outside Ukraine

1 February 2014 — Stop NATO

1) Ruling party, allies set up national front, regional governor denounces “trashy play that has been written outside Ukraine”
2) State Department’s Nuland to return to Ukraine for round two of putsch campaign
3) To be joined by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton
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Ukraine is a Neo-Con Testing Ground for Russia By Wayne Madsen

31 January 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Make no mistake about it, Ukraine’s troubles, engineered from outside of the country by the usual troika of the European Union «securocrats» who are beholden to the interests of the United States and NATO, George Soros-funded and U.S. non-governmental organization-trained street and social media provocateurs, and the Central Intelligence Agency and its diplomat-spies, is a template for what the West has planned for Russia…

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UK police marksman will not be charged for killing Anthony Grainger By Trevor Johnson

1 February 2014 — WSWS 

Within days of a London jury’s decision January 8 that the police killers of unarmed father of four Mark Duggan were acting within the law, the UK government’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) pushed through a similar decision in regard to the killing of Anthony Grainger.

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