Tag: Special military operation

Sarmat misile

Why Ukraine Referendum Is A Big Deal

The referendum on September 23-27 in the Donbass and southern Kherson and Zaporozhye regions of Ukraine on their accession to Russian Federation is, prima facie, an exercise of the right of self-determination by the native population who reject the western-backed regime change in Kiev in 2014 and the ascendancy of […]

Zelensky in Izium

Ukraine Sliding Into A Real War

A recurring feature of the Cold War was that the United States almost always placed great store on the optics of a Soviet-American affair while Moscow chose to concentrate on the end result. The Cuban Missile Crisis is the best known example where the denouement was about the publicised abandonment […]

Ukrainian counteroffensive

Moment Of Truth In The Ukraine War

The fog of war envelops the Ukrainian “counteroffensive” in southern Kherson region where Kiev hopes to regain lost territories. But by the sixth day of operations, the echo chamber in the West has fallen silent. There are no tall claims. Today’s update of the UK Ministry of Defence prefers to […]