Ukraine

The “free” frightened media of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated at a press conference a while back that “the level of freedom we have now … is unprecedented.  Never in the history of Ukraine we had so much freedom … in regard to journalists … in regard to public figures …” President Poroshenko must either […]

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 […]

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 […]