Stephen Ebert shares his attentive views and unique photoes taken in Donetsk during the Independence Day of Donbass in May 2017.
Author: Stephen EBERT
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), […]
The Price of Indifference and Self-deception
My Russian friends periodically ask me what Americans think about Russia. Recent developments have given rise to a new round of questions: Putin’s interview for CBS News’ “60 Minutes”, his UN speech, and the start of air support for the beleaguered Syrians. I can best address by referring to the […]
The Crimea – happy campers… or “kingdom of terror” prisoners?
Observations from an average American’s “flash inspection” of the Crimea Recent Western-conducted public opinion polls and observations from a French fact-finding delegation clearly contradict official US representations of the Crimea as a “kingdom of terror”. I am no mere casual observer – I speak Russian fluently, and with over 3 […]
Russia and the Ukraine – the other side of the story
We ”know” how evil the Russians and Putin are, yet most Americans know little about this area of the world: a recent poll found only 1 in 6 Americans could locate the Ukraine on a map. Beyond geography, the US, a historical “newcomer”, has often underappreciated the importance of history […]