kingworldnews.com / September 19, 2014
On the heels of the Scottish vote, today MEP Nigel Farage spoke with King World News about the chilling truth regarding Europe, Putin, Russia and the Ukraine crisis. Farage also discussed what is happening with the gold market and his speech in the European Parliament.
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 15, 2014
War and peace factions are at odds in Ukraine.
The war factions claim Putin cannot be trusted but the peace factions have finally had enough of war. The likely loss of Mariupol within weeks was simply too much to take.
One thing is [...]
explosivereports.com / By Jurriaan Maessen / September 15, 2014
The Gatestone Institute, a New York-based neoconservative think-tank, has argued that Scottish independence will serve to encourage Vladimir Putin to go out and annex Eastern Ukraine as well as “reunite all Russian ethnic minorities in former Soviet republics with the Russian Motherland”.
In an article [...]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / September 15, 2014
The sanctions, the last batch of which took effect on Friday, are targeting with ever increasing intensity the Russian economy and a growing number of key individuals. The defense, financial, and energy sectors have been hit the hardest. Oil and gas exports are [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 09/12/2014 10:22
Moments ago, as was widely preannounced, the US Treasury unveiled its latest round of Russian sanctions. While the bigger picture was well-known, here are some of the highlights:
U.S. SANCTIONS FOCUS ON FINANCIAL, ENERGY, DEFENSE SECTORS U.S. TREASURY ADDS SBERBANK TO SANCTIONS LIST, U.S. TREASURY SANCTIONS AFFECTS [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/11/2014 11:59
Well that didn’t take long. After espousing his strategy last night of leading a broad coalition against ISIS, it appears President Obama’s “allies” are backing away from the plan. As The WSJ reports, Germany and the U.K. on Thursday ruled out carrying out air strikes on Islamic [...]
kingworldnews.com / September 11, 2014
Today an acclaimed money manager spoke with King World News about the gold and silver smash as well as the push for a new monetary world order. Stephen Leeb also spoke about what the Russians, Germans, and the Chinese are up to as gold and silver prices plunge and the [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / By Martin Armstrong / September 10, 2014
Many people have written asking about Putin. The pundits are claiming the Russian Army is weak and could not wage war. Russia is actually looking at expanding its military policy re-targeting Europe and the USA as enemies, and rewriting protocols for justification of [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/10/2014 14:35
When we exposed the shift in Russia’s military doctrine towards one of nuclear deterrence and pre-emptive strikes, many eschewed it as fantastical thinking of extremists. They were wrong. Speaking at a defense meeting this morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he is taking charge [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 09/10/2014 08:00 -0400
Over the weekend, we commented that in response to Europe’s latest, and most serious, sanction round which would finally impact Russian energy giants Rosenft, Gazprom Neft (but not Gazprom) and Transneft, “suddenly the stakes for Russia, and thus Europe, just got all too real, [...]
paulcraigroberts.org / By Paul Craig Roberts / September 9, 2014
Some Western commentators interpret the cease fire in Ukraine obtained by President Putin as a victory for Russia. The reasoning is that the cease fire leaves Ukraine with disputed borders, which rules out Ukraine’s membership in NATO.
But will the cease [...]
utopiathecollapse.com / Gordon G. Chang / September 7, 2014
September 2014 – UKRAINE – On Friday, as Russian Federation tanks and troops poured across the border into eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin talked about his country’s most destructive weaponry. “I want to remind you that Russia is one of the most powerful nuclear nations,” he said. [...]
washingtonsblog.com / DavidSwanson / September 6, 2014
With serendipitous timing, as a big march for the climate, and various related events, are planned on and around the International Day of Peace, Randall Amster has just published an important book calledPeace Ecology.
This book bridges divides that very much need to be bridged between peace activism [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/04/2014 19:06
“The West is afraid of a major war and Putin is exploiting that,” says one former Kremlin adviser, adding that “his end goal is a Ukraine that is a buffer state between Russia and the West.” After the recent rebel offensive, it’s now militarily possible [...]
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theautomaticearth.com / by Raúl Ilargi Meijer / September 3, 2014
After yesterday’s claim from Kiev that Russia had threatened multiple times to drop nukes on Ukraine, I had fully expected that today would start with the Ukraine government stating such a [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 03, 2014
Ceasefire or Not?
Earlier today Putin outlined a 7-Point Peace Proposal.
The primary conditions on Mr. Putin’s list are that the separatists halt all offensive operations and that Ukrainian troops move their artillery back out of range of cities and large [...]
washingtonsblog.com / By Eric Zuesse / September 3, 2014
The only way to expose lies is within context; so, this will have to be lengthy.
The Times editorial opens with a falsehood: “There is no longer any doubt: Russian troops are in Ukraine, not as volunteers, as the rebel commander in Donetsk would have the [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / By Michael Shedlock / September 02, 2014
People keep asking why I have a spotlight on Ukraine and not Gaza.It should be obvious. The economic impact of the Civil war in Ukraine has a huge European economic interest.Moreover, risk of further escalation involving Russia and the US looms large.The Financial Times reports Debate [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 09/03/2014 08:42 -0400
ISIS threats, it would appear, are not limited to President Obama and his American allies. RIA is reporting that Russian leaders are seeking to cut access to an ISIS video posted that threatens Putin (for ties to Assad), and plans to liberate (via [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / September 3, 2014
News that Ukraine and Russia have agreed on a cease-fire in east Ukraine was greeted enthusiastically by investors even though what this means for what Putin has called “Novorossiya” is not immediately clear. Recall that Russian forces still occupy part of Georgia taken in 2008. [...]