Boris Kagarlitsky: Fate of Donetsk is being decided in Kharkov

3 May, 2014 – Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

By Boris Kagarlitsky, translated by Renfrey Clarke for Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal


The preliminary outcome of the revolt in south-eastern Ukraine can be described as an unstable equilibrium. Attempting to crush the Donetsk republic with the help of their armed forces, the Kiev authorities have met with defeat. The army, as expected, has refused steadfastly to wage war on its own people, and the forces of the Right Sector and National Guard have clearly been insufficient to cope even with the militia, not to speak of the mass of protestors.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 2 May 2014

2 May 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Continued Harassment and Demolitions in Occupied WB
IMEMC – Further Israeli violations against Palestinians and their property continue in the West Bank, this week, with home invasion and harassment in the village of Awarta and the demolition of several structures in Khirbet al-Taweel. …
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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 27 April- 3 May 2014: Ukraine / Turkey / Iran-Russia / US-Germany-Ukraine / China-Latin America / Korea / South Africa

3 May 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Petro Poroshenko as a standard-bearer for the radical and nationalistic restructuring of Ukraine

03.05.2014 | 00:00 | Boris NOVOSELTSEV

…Petro Poroshenko as the West’s main favourite to become the president of Ukraine is a gamble on the radical and nationalistic restructuring of Ukraine as a forced unitary political entity in which there will be absolutely no room to consider the interests of the millions of Russians and Russian-speaking citizens in Ukraine… Continue reading

Enron 2.0: Wall Street Manipulates Energy Prices … and Every Other Market

3 May 2014 — WashingtonsBlog

Energy Prices Manipulated

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says that JP Morgan has massively manipulated energy markets in  California and the Midwest, obtaining tens of millions of dollars in overpayments from grid operators between September 2010 and June 2011.

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