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6 Key Points From Trump’s Call To Ukraine’s President

September 26, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ A transcript of the July 25 phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shows the two leaders did talk during their brief conversation about an investigation involving Joe Biden and his son. Neither man, however, mentioned military aid to Ukraine that might hang in the balance. The […]

The Two Ukraine’s

November 19, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “Obama is just not up to the task—a geopolitical lightweight who was easily outmaneuvered in Syria and Iran.” That’s Marin Katusa, writing in his new book, “The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America’s Grasp” ($29.95, John Wiley and Sons, and Casey Research). Katusa is no fan of […]

Europe’s Energy Dependence On Russia Can’t Last

May 28, 2014 by

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By Ariel Cohen Ph.D ~ Vladimir Putin is the father of the most significant energy mix shift in Europe. Ukraine may be the straw that broke the back of the energy camel. As a result, Russia is about to lose a lot of revenue. Talk about the unintended consequences. Even before Putin occupied the Crimea […]

Will Ukraine’s New President Be Able To Stop Russia’s Imperial Ambitions?

May 26, 2014 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ Petro Poroshenko, a billionaire candy tycoon, declared victory with about 56 percent of the vote, according to exit polls. The “Chocolate King,” as he’s known, finished well ahead of Yulia Tymoshenko, a former Ukrainian prime minister, who had about 13 percent. Under Ukrainian law, presidential candidates who receive more than 50 […]

The Crimean War

March 6, 2014 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Yup. I had to go to Wikipedia for the “History lesson” . . . and then to Google Maps for the “Geography lesson.” We Jews have witnessed generations of game-changing cataclysmic events. Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Round Two: The New Push For War

March 2, 2014 by

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By Peter Farmer ~ Having failed last year to get the war they wanted in Syria, the western political/economic elites are trying again – this time in the Ukraine. After a lull in the action, which included the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the gamesmanship between east and west is again heating up against […]

Russia Threatens To Invade Ukraine

March 2, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This is getting very dangerous: Russia’s parliament has given President Vladimir Putin the go-ahead to send troops into Ukraine, despite a warning from Washington that such a deployment would results in “costs’’ for Moscow and alarm among Western nations including Australia, sparking a UN Security Council emergency meeting this morning. The […]

Can Ukraine Avoid Partition?

March 1, 2014 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ I wish it were as easy as goodies against baddies, students against secret policemen, democrats against autocrats. In the early stages of an uprising – what we might call the Arab Spring Phase – Western media, wanting to simplify things for their readers, gloss over the complexities. Later, when things turn […]