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Who is Celebrating the Assassination of the USSR?

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

27. November 2016

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Who is Celebrating the Assassination of the USSR?

Last Friday the Atlantic Council hosted a curious panel in Washington, DC, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the dissolution of the USSR: three shabby men who personally participated in a notorious, clandestine meeting in the Belavezha forest in Belarus on Dec 8, 1991 were seated on a stage in the capital of the principal […]

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Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

By Andrey TSYGANKOV (USA)

8. August 2016

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Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

Only someone completely apathetic would not agree that the modern world order is deep in crisis. The US, the main backer of global liberalism, is witnessing the decline of its prestige. Various members of the world community are coming up with far greater numbers of claims against others. NATO allies – France, Italy, Greece and […]

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The Olympics as a tool of the new Cold War

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

21. July 2016

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The Olympics as a tool of the new Cold War

The 6th Fundamental Principle of Olympism (non-discrimination of any kind, including nationality and political opinion) seems to be forgotten long ago.  In ancient Greece the competition of best athletes was able to halt a war and serve as a bridge of understanding between two recent foes.  But in the twentieth century the Olympics have become […]

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NATO’s yearning for the East

By Rick MOORE (USA)

13. July 2016

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NATO’s yearning for the East

Last week NATO held its summit in Warsaw, Poland. As citizens in NATO countries wonder what benefits they get from NATO membership, it is important to consider some facts. Historians and analysts in Western Europe and the United States imbue disproportional blame on Russia while neglecting opportunities for cooperative economic development. Fear of Russia in […]

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Nuclear War Is Not on the Table – Because It Makes No Sense

By Federico PIERACCINI (Italy)

8. June 2016

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Nuclear War Is Not on the Table – Because It Makes No Sense

Important personalities in alternative news, or the counter-narrative, have spilled a lot of ink recently on the imminent possibility of nuclear war between the US and Russia. Before considering the issue more closely, it is essential to clarify certain basic principles on which we should all agree as a premise for this analysis. (a) Russia […]

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Macedonian Media: We Will Not Succumb To Western Blackmail!

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

25. May 2016

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Macedonian Media: We Will Not Succumb To Western Blackmail!

We are exclusively publishing the full English original source of the new interview given by the American political analyst Andrew Korybko to Macedonian NetPress agency. He outlines general landscape of the Hybrid Warfare in the Balkans, exposes the regional ethnic and emotional stress-lines, stirred up by the interested supranational actors, warns the Albanian community in […]

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Armenian-Azeri Tensions Just Got Alarming: Here’s Why It’s Happening (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

4. April 2016

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Armenian-Azeri Tensions Just Got Alarming: Here’s Why It’s Happening (II)

(Please read Part I before this article) The Reverse Brzezinski Unleashed The Stratagem: The author published an analytical research paper in June 2014 whereby he expounded upon the geostrategic concept of the “Reverse Brzezinski”, which is basically the return to the US’ 1980s Afghan-style strategy of engineering debilitating quagmires for Russia but which can also […]

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Emergence of Right Sector in Lithuania

By Adomas ABROMAITIS (Lithuania)

29. February 2016

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Emergence of Right Sector in Lithuania

One of the consequences of the geopolitical changes that has come to characterize modern civil society has been the surge in popularity of paramilitary units across Europe. This phenomenon is particularly observable in the Baltic States concerned about the rise of Russia’s military activity. The Lithuanian Riflemen’ Union is a telling example. Established in 1919, […]

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Propaganda In the Eyes of the Beholder

By Michael AVERKO (USA)

8. February 2016

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Propaganda In the Eyes of the Beholder

Promoted at Johnson’s Russia List, Paul Goble’s piece of this past January 20 «US Appears to Have Accepted Donbas Model Not Only for Ukraine but for Other Conflicts, Russian Analyst Says», refers to Russia Today contributor and Russian Academy of Sciences researcher Pyotr Iskenderov as a Kremlin propagandist. This characterization is pretty rich given Goble’s penchant for […]

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Seventy years of harassing political establishment and people of Europe

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

4. February 2016

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Seventy years of harassing political establishment and people of Europe

According to a “sensational” article by the Telegraph, the US director of National Intelligence was recently instructed by Congress to “conduct a major review into Russian clandestine funding of European parties over the last decade.” This disclosure – a classic “controlled leak” – is intended to warn disobedient yet popular political entities across Europe to […]

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Obama’s Syria Gambit: Insanity, or Doubling-Down?

By Stephen EBERT (USA)

16. December 2015

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Obama’s Syria Gambit: Insanity, or Doubling-Down?

I am often able to “diagnose” insanity by applying the simple adage: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” In Syria, in spite of a continuous series of defeats in spreading the “American way of life” (another way of saying global hegemony), and the associated worsening of […]

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ASEAN And The New Cold War Battle For Eurasia’s Economic Future (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. December 2015

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ASEAN And The New Cold War Battle For Eurasia’s Economic Future (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article) The TPP Strikes Back The greatest threat to the multipolar world’s economic relations with ASEAN comes directly from the TPP. The US is pushing this exclusionary trade arrangement in order to obstruct the existing trade partnerships that non-allied countries (Russia and China) plan on enhancing with each […]

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