A Ukrainian/CIA Plot To Incite Belarus Against Russia Unraveled – The NYT Story Thereof Is Hiding The Failure

21 September 2020 — Moon of Alabama

Just yesterday we flogged the false and misleading reports in the New York Times about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine. Today a different New York Times report by Ivan Nechepurenko, who is also with its bureau in Moscow, proves to be of similar shoddy quality:
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Russia blasts US’ Indo-Pacific strategy

12 September 2020 — Indian Punchline

by M. K. BHADRAKUMAR

Vietnam’s Dy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chairs a video meeting with ministers from member countries of Association of Southeast Nations, Hanoi, Sept 9, 2020.

The meeting between the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow on September 11 took place at a particularly delicate juncture in regional politics. Russia is carefully ploughing a neutral line in the India-China standoff while also drawing closer to China to push back at US pressure.

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Anatomy of coup attempt in Belarus

30 August 2020 — Indian Punchline

M.K. Bhadrakumar

Women protestors in Minsk, Belarus, lionised by western media

The Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed in a TV interview on August 27 that the Americans, amongst others, had fuelled the unrest in Belarus. He explained that the controversial presence of 33 Russian nationals (with military background) in Minsk in the run-up to the presidential election in Belarus on August 8, which briefly created misunderstanding between Minsk and with Moscow, was itself was a joint operation by Ukrainian and US intelligence agencies.

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Belarus News Links 24-29 August 2020

29 August 2020 — The New Dark Age

The Emergence of the Technetronic Society of Humankind
https://journal-neo.org/2020/08/28/the-emergence-of-the-technetronic-society-of-humankind/

Belarus: NATO Lobby Acknowledges That Its Color Revolution Failed
https://popularresistance.org/belarus-nato-lobby-acknowledges-that-its-color-revolution-failed/

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Russia takes Europe’s support to calm Belarus

18 August 2020 — Indian Punchline

M.K. Bhadrakumar

Opposition protests in Minsk, Belarus, Aug 16, 2020

The mercurial Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has not been an easy ally for the Kremlin. But the growing interference by Belarus’ “New European” neighbours is setting the stage for a “colour revolution” with potentially anti-Russian orientation. Poland, egged on by the US, has convinced itself that it has become a regional heavyweight and eyes Belarus as a valuable piece of real estate that could shift the military balance on Russia’s western borders.

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Belarus News Links 13-17 August 2020

17 August 2020 — The New Dark Age

Russian-Belarusian Relations: Back To Being Brothers?
https://orientalreview.org/2020/08/17/russian-belarusian-relations-back-to-being-brothers/

Special report: The arrest of 33 Russians in Minsk turns out to have been a provocation by the Ukrainian secret services
http://thesaker.is/the-arrest-of-33-russians-in-minsk-turns-out-to-have-been-a-provocation-by-the-ukrainian-secret-services/

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A quick update on Belarus

12 August 2020 — The Saker

A quick update on Belarus

To make a long story short, two major developments have happened:

  1. My guess is that by now Lukashenko has now figured (again) that the West wants him dead AND he has figured out that he has been conned by the Ukie SBU and, most likely, elements inside his own KGB.
  2. The Belarusian security forces (riot police and KGB) have ruthlessly cracked down on the opposition and right now they seem to be in control of the situation.

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Could a Color Revolution be Possible in Belarus?

12 August 2020 — American Herald Tribune

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The political crisis in Belarus is getting worse day after day. As a result of elections in the country, a violent wave of protests began in several cities. The focus of the demonstrations is Minsk, the country’s capital. In the most violent night so far, 40 more policemen and 50 civilians were injured, some seriously. More than 1,000 were arrested, according to data from the Ministry of Interior.

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Putin and Russia are facing a very serious crisis in Belarus

12 August, 2020 — Information Clearing House

By The Saker

Some of my longtime readers might have noticed that I rarely (if ever!) wrote about Belarus or President Lukashenko.  As always with the blog, there always is a reason for why I do mention something and no less a reason why I do not mention something.  In the case of Belarus or Lukashenko, my reason for not writing about them was the exact same why I never wrote about the Ukraine before 2013: I was both uninspired and mostly disgusted with what I saw taking place there.  And I did not feel strongly enough to write about it.  That changed for the Ukraine with the Euromaidan.

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