Jan 03 2023
During December 2022, Angela Merkel let a mad cat out of a dark bag. Soon after, the previous French president Hollande confirmed that they only signed the Minsk agreements to afford the time for the Ukraine, to build up its warfighting capability.
The Minsk agreements were a series of international agreements which sought to end the…
Dec 30 2022
I’m posting this for a specific reason. During the last few weeks I expressed my own doubt that Russia will in short order go over to a winter offensive and major actions in the Ukraine. Most analysts and commentators were keenly awaiting ‘Russia’s major offensive’. Now, I am not saying a major offensive will not…
By Pepe Escobar and first posted at Strategic Culture
Somewhere in her private pantheon, Pallas Athena, Goddess of Geopolitics, is immensely enjoying the show.
No one ever lost money capitalizing on the unlimited nonsense spewed out by the collective deer caught in the headlights also known as Western mainstream media – complete with showering Person of the…
Sep 23 2022
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at a meeting of the UN Security Council on Ukraine, New York, September 22, 2022
We have no doubt that Ukraine has finally turned into a Nazi-style totalitarian state where standards of international humanitarian law are trampled underfoot with impunity.
The position of the states that are pumping Ukraine with weapons…
As always, pragmatic and interesting. He ends by making a few important points, generally that the world is changing and it is leaving ‘this west’ with its antiquated mindset behind. We can expect to see more self-destructing policies.
There are some surprises here. The surprises are bolded. Here is this morning’s RuMod report .
⚡️ Russian Defence Ministry report on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine (September 13, 2022)
◽️ Russian Aerospace Forces, missile troops and artillery launch massive fire attacks at the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) at…
By Lone Wolf
UKRAINE: THE “RAMSTEIN” OFFENSIVE
On September 6, 2022, Ukraine’s AFU launched an offensive in the Kharkiv oblast. The offensive is ongoing, and despite sketchy information, so far, the offensive overall favors Ukraine. While we wait for more solid news on the military side, we can explore the background for this offensive, its reasons, goals,…
Sep 04 2022
By Lone Wolf
Russia’s ongoing Security Military Operation (SMO) in Ukraine, six months later, has turned into a battlefield in many fronts inside and outside Ukraine.
Battlefield Ukraine is burning in Kherson, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Energodar, Slavyansk/Kramatorsk, Seversk, Izyum, and more, each of these fronts subdivided in even smaller combat fields.
The Kherson front became active after Ukraine finally…
Aug 31 2022
Ukraine is finished as a nation – neither side will rest in this war. The only question is whether it will be an Afghan or Syrian style finale.
First posted at The Cradle : By Pepe Escobar : posted with permission.
One year after the astounding US humiliation in Kabul – and on the verge of another…