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 […]
To those who rewrite the history, fight the monuments and insult the memory of the perished, we have a simple answer: yes, we can re-show it!
Earlier this month while delivering a public lecture in Kiev, “The Challenges of an Ever-Changing World,” former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made an inspiring remark for anyone who might have been thinking that life in Ukraine was bad: “You should go to Liberia where the standard of living […]
The alleged “Russian threat” bugaboo is used by Washington to control and harass the political establishment in Europe, keeping its sheep within the fold.
The paradox of the current global crisis is that for the last five years, all relatively responsible and independent nations have made tremendous efforts to save the United States from the financial, economic, military, and political disaster that looms ahead. And this is all despite Washington’s equally systematic moves to […]
Contrary to the expectations of many experts who were predicting a “second Munich” from Vladimir Putin in New York, the Russian president made no grandiose proclamations during his address to the UN General Assembly. In fact, he was outwardly far milder than one might have imagined. By comparison, Obama’s emotional […]
Latest horrible ceasefire violations in Donbass by the Kiev’s regime are likely intended to demonstrate the “inefficiency” of the OSCE mission to its Western patrons and are evidence of Ukraine’s attempts to circumvent the jurisdiction of the Minsk truce co-brokered by Russia, Germany, and France. Indeed, Minsk-2 is very inconvenient […]
On Monday March 23, the US House of Representatives adopted H. Res. 162 urging president Obama “to provide Ukraine with military assistance” in dire attempt to reignite conflict in the East of Ukraine, mainly frozen as a result of February 2015 Minsk agreements between Kiev and the outbreak Donetsk and […]
No one can guarantee that the weapons that will pass to Ukraine legally will not soon be used against America’s interests in global hot spots.
On Jan. 11, 2015, the Ukrainian website “GordonUA” published a rousing article (in Russian) with the suggestive title of “The Best Friends. The Countries Offering Assistance to Ukraine in 2014.” Let’s read that document carefully. “The past year has turned out to be an extremely difficult one for Ukraine. After […]
Along with the sweeping hysteria that has engulfed the world after the terrorist shooting at the editorial office of the prophane French magazine Charlie Hebdo, there is also a Nous ne sommes pas Charlie (“We Are Not Charlie”) movement that is now gaining ground in France: “In truth, who are […]
While we are enjoying the holidays and preparing to enter the New Year, thousands of former residents of Ukraine are still living in the refugee camps on the Russian territory unable to return to their homes destroyed during the “anti-terrorist operation” ongoing against Novorossia since April 2014. Despite the conditions […]