zerohedge.com / by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation / Apr 20, 2017 10:40 PM
On April 15th, Zero Hedge bannered «Doomsday Bunker Sales Soar After Trump’s Military Strikes», but this growth in the market for nuclear-proof bunkers is hardly new; it started during the Obama Administration, in Obama’s second term, specifically after […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / April 18, 2017
On December 24, 2016, Ukraine Rebels Agreed to a New Indefinite Truce. It is the latest in many truces that neither side has honored since the Minsk Protocol, was signed on 5 September 2014.
The Minsk ceasefire agreement completely collapsed in January 2015, with renewed […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 31, 2017 4:54 PM
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tried to reassure America’s nervous European counterparts over Washington’s commitment to NATO on Friday but it didn’t quite work out as expected when he pressed them again to spend more on defense, triggering a sharp rebuke from Germany.
mises.org / Ryan McMaken / March 31, 2017
The UK’s Express today reports that EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has threatened to begin supporting secession movements in the United States in retaliation for Trump’s ongoing support of Brexit.
It’s unclear whether or not Juncker is joking, but it’s a safe bet that Juncker thinks […]
zerohedge.com / by Zainab Calcuttawala via OilPrice.com / Mar 29, 2017
As the Russia versus Ukraine gas war continues, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk now faces a Russian arrest warrant in addition to the international arrest warrant that has been active against him since February 21st, according to reports on filings from a […]
paulcraigroberts.org / Guest Contributions / March 28, 2017
Ukraine Annexed Crimea in the 1990s
Something else “our” government and its media whores did not tell us is that under the Crimean Constitution of 1992, Crimea existed as a legal, democratic, secular state. Crimea’s relationship with Ukraine was based on bilateral agreements. In 1995 Ukrainian special […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / March 23rd, 2017
What can you tell about the state of relations from a string of deaths?
At home in the U.S., the rhetoric against Putin has never been stronger. The hacking narrative continues to be in use, and behind the scenes, tensions are boiling up in every respect. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 23, 2017
A former Russian MP wanted by Moscow for fraud was shot dead in broad daylight in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday in what Kiev branded “state terrorism.”
“There was an exchange of fire in front of the entrance to the Premier-Palace Hotel […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 10, 2017 12:24 PM
Ahead of Angela Merkel’s first official meeting with the new administration at the White House next week, Reuters reports that President Trump will ask the German Chancellor for her views on how the United States can help resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine when […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Mar 9, 2017
Understanding that one must watch the world to ascertain the trend even domestically is critical – this is what separates a domestic trader from a professional hedge fund manager. You simply have to know what is happening out there on all fronts. Connecting the dots […]
zerohedge.com / Via GEFIRA / Mar 7, 2017
The Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) between Ukraine and the European Union, which came into force on 1 January 2016, was aimed at helping the East European economy to recover; however, the results after the first year fell far short of Ukraine’s expectations. The […]
zerohedge.com / Via Andrei Akulov of The Strategic Culture Foundation / Mar 7, 2017
Russia and NATO balancing on the brink of military conflict has been a hot topic ever since 2014 when the bilateral ties were frozen as a result of the events in Ukraine. Heightened tensions, arms control erosion and a […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 3, 2017 12:30 PM
While much of the media attention remains glued to Russia for various reasons, a more notable development took place in neighboring Ukraine overnight, where on Friday Ukrainian state agencies tried to arrest the head of the tax and customs service Roman Nasirov, i.e., […]
zerohedge.com / Via Ted Galen Carpenter of The Strategic Culture Foundation / Mar 2, 2017
The Trump administration is continuing the policy of its predecessor regarding the Crimea issue. U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley is the latest official to confirm that point. In a speech on February 2, Haley emphasized that the United States intended […]
Photo: RT News
shtfplan.com / Jeremiah Johnson / March 1st, 2017
As we have mentioned here throughout the beginning of this year, Ukraine has been (and continues to be) a major “flash point” that holds dire consequences for a Europe already in tatters. Ukraine is also a major spot of contention between Russia and […]
Increasingly computerized: electricity transmission lines.
financialsense.com / THE CONVERSATION / 02/24/2017
Manimaran Govindarasu, Iowa State University and Adam Hahn, Washington State University
Called the “largest interconnected machine,” the US electricity grid is a complex digital and physical system crucial to life and commerce in this country. Today, it is made up of more than […]
ibankcoin.com / Dr. Fly / Feb 16, 2017
How fucking stupid are our leaders? Fucking John McCain fell for this ridiculous prank by a group of famous Russian phone-fags. McCain said, to whom he thought was the Prime Minister of the Ukraine, “I cannot predict what this President (Trump) will do.”
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 15, 2017 1:32 PM
With a Russian ship sailing in very close proximity to the primary east coast submarine base, and tensions between the US – and perhaps the Trump administration – and Russia, once again rising it seems like an odd moment to organize a meeting […]
21stcenturywire.com / Alexander Mercouris via The Duran / FEBRUARY 9, 2017
21st Century Wire says…
In a summary release of a phone call between Russian President and German Chancellor from Saturday February 7th, Vladimir Putin stressed that ‘Kiev officials are trying to sabotage the execution of the Minsk Agreements and use the Normandy format to […]
tfmetalsreport.com / By Turd Ferguson / February 8, 2017
If you’ve been listening to these Batchelor-Cohen podcasts for the past three years, then you know that Ukraine is the true epicenter of The New Cold War. Though an uneasy truce has prevailed there for the past two years, the region is once again on […]
zerohedge.com / by Alexander Mercouris / Feb 7, 2017
In a telephone conversation, President Trump fails to give strong support to Ukrainian President Poroshenko, as other US officials also signal desire by US to put Ukraine crisis behind it in order to focus on detente with Russia and war against Jihadi terrorism and ISIS.
— Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) February 2, 2017
thedailysheeple.com /KURT NIMMO via ANOTHER DAY IN THE EMPIRE / FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Editor’s Note: So much for Trump as “puppet of Putin”… it’s all a smokescreen to cover the true agenda — World War III, starring Iran, Russia, and China.
On Thursday […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 2, 2017
This bit of asininity just came in from McCain: Send Weapons to Ukraine.
McCain also repeated idiotic comments on Russian interference in the US election.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is calling on President Trump to send lethal aid to Ukraine after attacks this week were […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 1, 2017 11:52 AM
With the US State Department in a state of protracted hiatus for the time being, tensions are again rising between Russia and Ukraine, and especially in East Ukraine, where over the past few days the number of soldiers killed in an offensive by pro-Russian […]
1stcenturywire.com / BY 21WIRE / FEBRUARY 1, 2017
21st Century Wire says…
It’s too early to celebrate any real change in policy, but this week’s latest statement by NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg might be signalling a slight change of tact by NATO, no doubt influenced by the arrival of a new US Administration that […]