Ground beneath Zelensky’s feet is shifting

Saturday, 27 August 2022 — Indian Punchline


A HIMARS vehicle on deployment in Eastern Ukraine (File photo)

Reading and rereading the US President Joe Biden’s statement last Monday on Ukraine Independence Day, one is reminded of English poet John Keats’ immortal line, ‘Heard melodies are sweet but those unheard are sweeter.’ Three things are striking.

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Sanctions war isn’t going as planned – The Economist

Saturday, 27 August 2022 — RT (The source may or may not be available due to Western censorship)

The expected knockout blow from anti-Russia restrictions “has not materialized,” the UK magazine reports

The harsh sanctions imposed on Russia by the West over the conflict in Ukraine have so far been unable to deliver the desired result, The Economist magazine has acknowledged, adding that the strategy has “flaws.”

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