The Human Price of Neocon Havoc By Robert Parry

19 July 2014 — Consortium News

Exclusive: Neocons are the “masters of chaos” as they destabilize disfavored governments around the world. But real people pay the price as we’ve seen with Israel’s slaughter of four boys on a Gaza beach and an apparent shoot-down of a Malaysian airliner over war-torn Ukraine, writes Robert Parry.

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Igor Strelkov on the Field of Battles: Giving Orders and Interviews

16 July 2014 — No Limit to Our Anger (c) V. M. Molotov

[I don’t know how accurate these situation reports from the Eastern Ukraine are, but they make interesting reading. I wonder also, how much is down to the translation as they come across more like prose than journalism? But most surprising of all is the fact that the ‘rebels’, ‘separatists’, or ‘federalists’, take your pick, might actually stand a chance of winning, but at what cost? WB]

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Open letter to Russian People, July 7, 2014

8 July 2014 — Slavyangrad

Short Preamble: This letter must stand on its own. It was written by the collective of publishers of and and published on the respective websites, as well as by the Vineyard Saker on his original blog The Vineyard of the Saker. I support The Vineyard Saker implicitly in his initiatives and collaborate with him in our joint project to break through the propaganda blockade of Western media with respect to the war in Novorossiya being fought by the Nazi (we should not shy away from this word) government of Ukraine against the people of Novorossiya – Russian people who chose freedom over tyranny. As the majority of the readers of this blog are English-speakers, the French-language original of the letter is published at the end. Kindly, distribute as far and wide as possible. My gratitude goes to my dear friend, the Vineyard Saker, for alerting me to this communique.

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US-backed regime retakes Slavyansk, threatens bloodbath in eastern Ukraine By Alex Lantier

7 July 2014 — WSWS

Over the weekend, after indiscriminate artillery bombardments, forces of the US-backed Ukrainian regime retook the cities of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk, which had been strongholds of armed opposition to the government that emerged from February’s fascist-led putsch in Kiev.

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