In the Name of Privatization By Sergei Kirichuk

19 July 2014 — The Greanville PostLiva

Oligarchs* will have to answer for the country’s monstrous robbery – but each of us is now responsible for the future of its people. If Ukrainians continue to allow themselves to be driven to the slaughterhouse for continued privatization and the profits of oligarchs, the country’s disintegration is…assured

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Ukraine’s Terrorists Speak By Eric Zuesse

10 July 2014 — WashingtonsBlog

You won’t see or read about them on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, The New York Times, or virtually any of America’s other propaganda-media, except that these people are  “terrorists,” and that they thus constitute threats to U.S. national security; but, here they are, speaking for themselves, which America’s propaganda-media won’t let you hear, because the U.S. Government — the regime in Washington — actually created these “terrorists,” when it overthrew their government via U.S.-manipulated “Maidan” protests in February, and replaced it with ours, which bombed their homes; so, you’ll now see and hear these people, right here:

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Ukraine and the Rise of Euro-Fascism By Sergei Glazyev

24 June 2014 — Global Research

Current events in Ukraine are guided by the evil spirit of fascism and Nazism, though it seemed to have dissipated long ago, after World War II. Seventy years after the war, the genie has escaped from the bottle once again, posing a threat not merely in the form of the insignia and rhetoric of Hitler’s henchmen, but also through an obsessive Drang nach Osten policy.

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Internment Camps in Donbass: History Repeats Itself By Alexander Donetsky

15 June 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Ukrainians have a sad date to commemorate in September 2014 – the concentration camps in Terezin and Talerhof were built to isolate the pro-Russian segment of population residing in Austria-Hungarian Galicia. Thousands of Rusyns lost their lives because they had sympathies for Russia and wanted to preserve their historic self-identification. They refused to call themselves Ukrainians as the authorities of Austria – Hungary wanted them to. So they went to the camps. 

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Poroshenko: Off To a Bad Start – Dire Fallout Looming Out to Tower around Ukraine By Natalia Meden

11 June 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

To cease fire this week. Nobody could make out what it means in practice (is it pulling troops out or turning Donbass into scorched earth?). “We have to stop fire this week. For me, every day of people dying, every day of Ukraine paying such a high price is an unacceptable one,” President Poroshenko said in an apparent reference to the fighting around Slavyansk as he opened the first meeting of a three-party contact group on the implementation of the peace plan to establish peace and calm in eastern Ukraine. The establishment of the group with such a long and complicated name appears to be the major result of Poroshenko’s first foreign trip after the presidential election. The Ukrainian President discussed a peace plan with French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the margins of the D-Day commemorations in Normandy. 

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Who was Maidan snipers’ mastermind? By Adam Larson (USA)

29 May 2014 — Oriental Review

Who was Maidan snipers’ mastermind?The probe into the Maidan “snipers problem” – by the new Ukrainian government underwritten by it – continues. On May 13, the fascinating interim findings were partly revealed, at a press conference called by parliamentary investigation head Gennady Moskal. Bullet forensics exonerated the previously blamed Berkut security force. Something in the findings also placed the unidentified shooters somewhere – unspecified – among “the ranks of the protesters.” It could even have been the EuroMaidan militants, he admitted, but MP Moskal thought infiltrators from the government’s security service SBU made more sense.

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Political Repression Mounts In Run-Up To Ukrainian Presidential Vote By Alex Lantier

20 May 2014 — WSWS

As the unelected Western-backed regime in Kiev prepares to hold presidential elections on May 25, right-wing and fascistic forces are attacking and murdering members of opposition parties. This underscores the entirely fraudulent character of the elections arranged by the imperialist powers in an attempt to give the government in Kiev a veneer of democratic legitimacy.

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Ukraine in Turmoil: War May Come at Any Time as It Came Twice during the Last Century By Israel Shamir

18 May 2014 — 4th Media

 As Russia procrastinates, as the US doubles risks, the world draws nearer to the nuclear abyss.  

It is not much fun to be in Kiev these days. The revolutionary excitement is over, and hopes for new faces, the end of corruption and economic improvement have withered. The Maidan street revolt and the subsequent coup just reshuffled the same marked deck of cards, forever rotating in power.

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In the service of imperialism: Right-wing “intellectuals” gather in Kiev By David North

16 May 2014 —WSWS

A group of right-wing academics, journalists, pro-war human-rights activists, and specialists in “discourse” are gathering in Kiev this coming weekend (May 16–19). The purpose of the meeting—headed by Professor Timothy Snyder of Yale University and Leon Wieseltier, the neo-con literary editor of the New Republic—is to bestow political and moral respectability on the Ukrainian regime that came to power in February, through a putsch financed and directed by the United States and Germany.

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