Russia Breathes Down Middle Eastern Necks Over Ukraine

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 — SouthFront

Written by James M. Dorsey

Europe is likely to shoulder the brunt of the fallout of a rapidly escalating crisis over Ukraine. Middle Eastern states could prove to be a close second.

That is no truer than for Turkey and Israel, whose management of the Ukraine crisis could determine their ability to protect perceived core national interests.

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Ukraine News Links 21-22 February 2022

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 • 22:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular.

Putin – The Ho Chi Minh of Russia?

Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On February 23, 2022 (Map Update)

Biden orders troops to countries bordering Russia

Intensive Shelling of Donbass Residential Areas by Ukrainian Armed Forces Prior to Russia’s Recognition Lugansk and Donesk as Independent States

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Washington sounds the alarm, while its allies withdraw

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 — Voltaire Network

by Thierry Meyssan

The Biden Administration is sounding the alarm, announcing the imminent attack and the certain defeat of Russia. However, one by one, its main allies are pouting. For its part, Russia recalls its demands of December 17, 2021 (the respect of international law by the United States) and demonstrates its military superiority. The veil is about to be torn.

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India and the Donbass republics

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 — Indian Punchline

President Vladimir Putin in an address to the nation announced Russia’s recognition of the Donbass Republics, Moscow, Feb 21, 2022

India’s dilemma over humanitarian intervention is revisiting it, with Russia’s recognition of the two self-proclaimed Donbass republics of Donetsk and Lugansk as independent states. India is certainly not going to follow the Russian footfalls. The heart of the matter is that India has adopted a consistent position on issues involving genocide, human rights and self-determination.

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