Many times this blog has opined over the past year that the next “Maidan” would probably fall within and not without the walls of the Verkhovna Rada. 1,442 more words
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A survivor of the Odessa Trade Union House fire is brought out of the building by firemen.
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A film examining the arson attack on Odessa’s Trade Unions House at the start of the civil war in Ukraine and the role played by ultranationalism, the police and politics in post-Soviet space.
Today your author met with Macon Phillips, Coordinator of the United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs, who reports to Rick Stengel, the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs – the topics of conversation were varied but inevitably turned to public relations, media, Kremlin active measures and how to mitigate their outcomes etc – as well as the dismal communication of both government and president with the Ukrainian constituency. 602 more words
by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org
A stunning news-report at Politico on November 12th, titled “The Attacks Will Be Spectacular,” reveals that the then CIA Director George Tenet, and his anti-terror chief Cofer Black, say that they had told the White House this, but that the response coming back to them was “We’re not quite ready to consider this. 2,731 more words