Tag Archives: Russia

Michael Robert: Russia under Putin

In my last post, I described how Western capital is planning to take over and control Ukraine’s resources and exploit its labour force to the maximum in order to boost the profitability of both Ukraine’s domestic capitalists (oligarchs) and foreign … Les meir

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Michael Robert: Ukraine: the invasion of capital

Last week, Ukraine’s foreign private creditors agreed to the country’s request for a two-year freeze on payments on about $20bn of foreign debt.  This would enable Ukraine to avoid defaulting on its overseas borrowings.  Unlike other ‘emerging economies’ in debt … Les meir

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Tha brave Marina becomes history in action!

Marina Ovsyannikova broke the state propaganda machine – others will follow Denis Kataev Her anti-war protest on live TV revealed to millions of viewers that the Russian government is not telling them the truth Wed 16 Mar 2022 – theguardian.com … Les meir

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The hipocracy: UK and US support the war in Jemen!

A Tale of Two Wars: Biden Decries Russian Atrocities in Ukraine While Backing Saudi/UAE War in Yemen STORYMARCH 16, 2022 Watch Full Show or watch this part here: https://www.democracynow.org/2022/3/16/saudi_arabia_oil_sanctions_yemen_humanitarian?autostart=true Volume 90% This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today. … Les meir

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The economic war between the US-led NATO group and Russia and the real war in Ukraine – Who is fooling who?

Russia: from sanctions to slump? The economic war between the US-led NATO group and Russia is hotting up alongside the real war in Ukraine itself.  In response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the US and Europe have upped the … Les meir

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Videos on Ukraine, historic and current

From Peoples Dispatch series «Eat NATO for Breakfast Show» The fourth «Eat NATO for Breakfast Show», this time on the current situation in Ukraine. An interesting lecture on Ukraine from 2015: Why is Ukraine the West’s Fault? Featuring John Mearsheimer. … Les meir

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The core of the problem!

NATO did promise Moscow it wouldn’t expand, former German defense official tells RT Willy Wimmer told RT he personally witnessed the West vowing that NATO would not expand to the east FILE PHOTO: The flags of member countries of North … Les meir

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NATO setback creates new approach to pan-European security?

NATO expansionism has suffered a major setback Russian troops are pulling back from the border in the knowledge they’ve achieved their objectives By Glenn Diesen, a Professor at the University of South-Eastern Norway, and an editor at the Russia in Global … Les meir

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What does Russia’s troop pullback mean?

What does Russia’s troop pullback mean? Moscow’s announcement that some troops are withdrawing from near the border with Ukraine has sparked a media storm FILE PHOTO. Russian Army conscripts prepare to travel for military service at a railway station in … Les meir

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The economic stalemate in Ukraine and the war drums

Ukraine: trapped in a war zone As the drums of war sound for Ukraine, what will be the impact on Ukraine’s economy and the living standards of its 44m population, whether war is avoided or not?  I’ve posted on Ukraine several times … Les meir

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