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West recognizes that Poroshenko is behind current events in Donbass

Posted by seumasach on February 2, 2017


1st February, 2017


The West recognizes that Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko is behind the current developments in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference following the 4th session of the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, underway in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

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Ukraine’s Kiev regime attempts to sabotage U.S.-Russia rapprochement

Posted by seumasach on February 2, 2017

Further confirmation of the dramatic shift in US foreign policy and, even more significantly, German foreign policy.

Global Research

1st February, 2017

Fighting in east Ukraine has restarted. This is an attempt by “deep state” forces to prevent any rapprochement between the U.S. and Russia under the new Trump administration.

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May sends gunboat in “dramatic show of strength”

Posted by seumasach on January 30, 2017

30th January, 2017

After centuries of gunboat diplomacy this pathetic move, this  “dramatic show of strength” as the Mail puts it without irony, is a fitting epilogue, the end of a long, bloody and, eventually, failed imperial project.

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Endgame for sanctions? Russia and the West move towards common ground

Posted by seumasach on January 31, 2016

Another dark cloud arrived courtesy of a ridiculous interview from Britain’s state-controlled BBC last week where Putin was accused of corruption by a US Treasury official. No actual evidence was presented and the Kremlin labelled it “pure fiction.” Of course, this programme was filmed long before the recent improvement in dialogue between Russia and the West.

Despite these concerns, due to the seniority of the European officials publicly discussing a reversal in policy, feelings of hope seem well founded. Germany’s vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel also called for detente in early January. He admitted that some “forces” in Europe and the US wanted sanctions to cripple Russia, which would “risk a conflagration.”

Bryan MacDonald


30th January, 2016

When there’s a natural rapport between leaders, relationships are easy. In such an atmosphere, negotiating is a doddle. Of course, when the opposite is the case, the reverse often happens. Small disagreements can explode into furious arguments.

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Ukraine tensions easing, but US won’t let go easily

Posted by seumasach on September 15, 2015


Indian Punchline

13th September, 2015

The endgame in Ukraine appears to be struggling to be born. The German account of the meeting of the foreign ministers of the ‘Normandy Format’, which took place in Berlin on Saturday, struck a positive note. ‘Significant progress’; ‘less confrontational’; ‘made headway in some critical things’; ‘very close’; ‘now needs to be further consolidated and secured’ – the expressions used by the German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in his media briefing were meaningful. (RFERL).


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Italian PM speaks against Russia’s global isolation

Posted by seumasach on August 6, 2015


5th August, 2015

TOKYO, August 5. /TASS/. Russia must not be an isolated country as its global participation is important in the solution of key issues on the international arena, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was quoted by Japan’s Nikkei daily as saying.

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Merkel, Hollande urge Poroshenko to give Donbass self-rule

Posted by seumasach on July 13, 2015


13th July, 2015

Poroshenko now finds himself between a rock and Right Sector. The right-wing bruisers who helped bring him to power are in open revolt. And now his closest European allies have gone public with their dissatisfaction over Kiev’s so-called constitutional “reforms.” Via AFP:

German Chancellor Angel Merkel and French President Francois Hollande took the rare step Friday of pressing Ukraine’s Western-backed leader to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east.

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Poroshenko: Overthrow of Yanukovych was a coup

Posted by seumasach on June 27, 2015

Ukraine’s Pres. Poroshenko Says Overthrow of Yanukovych Was a Coup


23rd June, 2015

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko requests the supreme court of Ukraine to declare that his predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, was overthrown by an illegal operation; in other words, that the post-Yanukovych government, including Poroshenko’s own Presidency, came into power from a coup, not from something democratic, not from any authentic constitutional process at all.

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Congress shuns Ukrainian neo-Nazis

Posted by seumasach on June 13, 2015

Ukrainian Neo-Nazis Strike Back: Azov Battalion Bashes US Congress


13th June, 2015

On Thursday, US lawmakers voted against providing training to one of Ukraine’s notorious ultra-nationalist militia, the Azov Regiment, on the grounds that its fighters held neo-Nazi beliefs.

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Pope disappoints US and Uniates over Ukraine

Posted by seumasach on June 12, 2015

Why only Putin could turn up late for meeting with the Pope


11th June, 2015

Moscow (CNN)There aren’t many world leaders prepared to keep the Pope hanging around for a meeting. Russia’s President is perhaps the only one.

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EU prepares to abandon Ukraine

Posted by seumasach on May 25, 2015

“What Ulyukaev is saying is that after wasting eight months rejecting the Russian proposals out of hand, the Europeans have suddenly indicated in the last few weeks that they might be prepared to accept them after all.  

If this is really so, and if what Ulyukaev says is true, then it is the best evidence to date that the Western powers have indeed finally given up on their Ukrainian adventure, and have accepted that the grandiose geopolitical objectives they set themselves when they drafted the Association Agreement and backed the Maidan coup are unachievable, and that the time has now come to draw a line under the whole affair.”

Russia Insider

22nd May, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s website is providing fascinating details of a high level government meeting that took place in the Kremlin on 20th May 2015.

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