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Russia: Limiting The Pokemon Mental Desease

By Martin KALYNIUK (Australia)

27. September 2016

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Russia: Limiting The Pokemon Mental Desease

An indignant indictment descended once again on the Russian Federation from that moral height of the West’s press when a locally known provocateur à la Pussy Riot eventually managed at last to do something sufficiently offensive to have him granted his greatest wish: attention. A two month penalty cements his status as atheist martyr devoured […]

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

By Mark CHAPMAN (Canada)

11. August 2016

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.” – William Penn “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” – Ernesto Che Guevera I can’t claim the social conscience of a Che Guevera, but it’s absolutely true […]

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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 elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

2. August 2016

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The elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

– In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” ―Franklin D. Roosevelt   1950-1978: Peace has been elusive since I came into political understanding in mid-60s. For three decades following World War 2, superpowers USA and USSR waged ideological wars in the South East Asian Theater. […]

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

28. July 2016

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

The recent book review “A Stark Nuclear Warning” by Jerry Brown, in which he has shared views on William J. Perry’s memoirs “My Journey at the Nuclear Brink”, raises a lot of questions and concerns. Jerry Brown unequivocally describes Perry, who held many important positions in the past, including the U.S. Secretary of Defense in […]

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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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Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

20. July 2016

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Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

Dismissed by some as a “non-event” back when it was first declared in mid-March, the self-proclaimed and Kurdish-led “Rojava – Northern Syria Democratic Federal System” is cancerously spreading across the Euphrates and linking up with YPG-occupied territory in the northwest of Syria. Unconstitutional political aspirants in that part of the country just announced that liberated […]

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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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Macedonian Media: ‘Balkan Megaprojects Pave Way For Grand Eurasian Free Trade Area’

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. July 2016

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Macedonian Media: ‘Balkan Megaprojects Pave Way For Grand Eurasian Free Trade Area’

ORIENTAL REVIEW exclusively publishes the interview, given by the Hybrid Warfare expert Andrew Korybko to the Macedonian edition “Vecer” late June, in English. He speaks about the US R-TCR (Regime Tweaking – Regime Change – Regime Reboot) strategy  in the Balkans, and efforts by Russia and China to stabilize Eurasia. *** You’re in Skopje at […]

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Theory of ‘Conspiracy Theorists’

By Marcus GODWYN (UK)

28. June 2016

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Theory of ‘Conspiracy Theorists’

It seems to have become one of the most popular ways of ridiculing somebody’s argument or position, calling into question someone’s sanity or even somebody’s right to their very own existence in recent years are “You’re a conspiracy theorist!”, “That sounds like a conspiracy theory to me!”  We hear such accusations let fly in TV […]

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The Russian World and European Civilization

By Anna ZHDANOVA (Russia)

19. June 2016

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The Russian World and European Civilization

In recent years, both the Western as well as the liberal Russian press have had a lot to say about Russian “barbarianism,” as if to contrast it with European “civilization.” But a closer inspection – through the prism of the heroic pages of Russian history – of the two groups’ moral ideals and actual lives […]

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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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