Ukraine News Links 27-29 August 2022

Monday, 29 August 2022 • 16:00 — 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 and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

Ukraine and the Politics of Permanent War

Ground Beneath Zelensky’s Feet Is Shifting

Factchecking the Factchecker on Chomsky, Russia and Media Access

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Roger Waters Added to Ukrainian Hit List

Monday, 29 August 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By Deborah Armstrong

Roger Waters performs during his “This Is Not A Drill” tour.Roger Waters performs during his “This Is Not a Drill” tour. [Source:]

Pink Floyd Star Declared “Enemy of Ukraine”

I have written about the Ukrainian hit list known as Mirotvorets, or “Peacekeeper,” twice before. The first time was in an article about internet censorship, and the second time was when a 13-year-old Ukrainian girl, Faina Savenkova, was added to the list for publicly speaking out against Kyiv’s bloody war on Russian-speaking civilians in the eastern part of Ukraine, a region known as the Donbas.
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 We won’t be fooled again, say people of Pakistan

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 — Middle East Monitor

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – AUGUST 04: Pakistan Justice Movement (PTI) party supporters hold a protest led by former Prime Minister Imran Khan against the coalition government and the Election Commission at Fatma Jinnah Park in the F-9 region of Islamabad, Pakistan on August 04, 2022. ( Muhammed Semih Uğurlu – Anadolu Agency )

Yvonne Ridley

Yvonne Ridley

Politicians in Pakistan rise to power and fall from grace with alarming regularity, so much so that not a single prime minister has ever completed a full term in office. The one constant has been the genuine love and affection ordinary people have for the military. However, that could be about to change now that some inconvenient truths are beginning to surface in the increasingly clumsy attempts to silence Imran Khan.

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