#142 Following is a copied message from Natascha Janssen of the Netherlands. My mother was born in the former Soviet Union, in Ukraine, where my extended family is a mix of Russians and Ukrainians. Because of this, I feel called to share my vision on the developments in Ukraine. With my Russian/Ukrainian roots, I loveContinue reading “UKRAINE: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT”


#141 UKRAINE CRISES: DONBAS – CHRONICLE of GENOCIDE (2014) MOSAIC OF FACTS ALLIANCES LEADING TO WORLD WAR ONE Ukraine’s democratically elected president Viktor Yanukovych fell out of favor with the western powers when he rejected a European Union trade agreement that would have meant crushing loans. Petro Poroshenko, a former head of Ukraine’s Central BankContinue reading “UKRAINE REVISITED”

UKRAINE 2014 -2022

#138 In an article titled “On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians,” Vladimir Putin states “Just have a look at how Austria and Germany, the US and Canada live next to each other. Close in ethnic composition, culture, in fact, sharing one language, they remain sovereign states with their own interests, with their ownContinue reading “UKRAINE 2014 -2022”


#136 Stephen Kinzer’s book Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq is a fast-paced narrative history of the coups, revolutions, and invasions. The United States invades a foreign country, overthrows the government, and sets up a puppet regime that will do its bidding. The United States has toppled fourteen foreign governments. Overthrowing foreignContinue reading “BOOKS BY STEPHEN KINZER”


Post #129 Will Ukraine join the Trans-Atlantic Alliance? The Trans-Atlantic Alliance has been the cornerstone of the post-World War II world order. It is a partnership between the United States and Europe. The Neoconservatives in Washington are attempting to incorporate Ukraine into NATO. Neoconservatism is a political movement born in the United States during the 1960s amongContinue reading “NATO, UKRAINE and RUSSIA”