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The USA and Russia become allies in Syria

Posted by seumasach on February 15, 2016

Thierry Meyssan


15th February, 2016

The meeting of the International Syria Support Group seems to have marked the takeover of the Syrian situation by the White House, to the detriment of the « neo-conservatives » and the « liberal hawks ». The final declaration imposes supervision of the UNO by the US and Russia, which removes Jeffrey Feltman from his prerogatives. It imposes free circulation of humanitarian aid and the end of hostilities. The formula chosen legitimises Russian military action, not only against the al-Nusra Front and Daesh, but also against Ahrar el-Sham and Jaysh el-Islam. However, the declaration does not mention the Franco-British project for the creation of a pseudo-Kurdistan.

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US fears failure in isolating Russia

Posted by seumasach on April 6, 2015

Official Says US Fears Failure in Isolating Russia Amid May 9 Celebrations



Head of the foreign-affairs committee of the Russian State Duma Alexei Pushkov claims that Washington fears its attempts to isolate Russia from the Western world are failing as seen in the US reaction to Czech President Milos Zeman’s plan to visit Moscow’s WWII parade celebrations in May.

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Berlin peace talks on Ukraine fall flat

Posted by seumasach on January 13, 2015

Things have taken a sudden reverse after Hollande’s and vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel’s dramatic anti-sanctions statements only a week ago.


13th January, 2015

The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France have failed to agree on terms for a summit later this week aimed at defusing the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

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Obama signs Russia sanctions bill

Posted by seumasach on December 19, 2014

No plans to use it for now


18th December, 2014

US President Barack Obama has signed a bill that will allow the White House to levy further economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, though the Administration has said it has no immediate plans to introduce them.

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