As Easter approaches, a time of respect for life, for eternal cycles which respect common human values, which place human life as the most precious common asset since the early days of humankind, I address this open letter to President Barack Obama, expressing the words and hopes of billions of people around the world.
"If NATO troops entered the Crimea, they would put up attack systems there, and then Russia would be squeezed out of the Black Sea region," he explained. "This is really squeezing Russia out of this very important region of the world, for which so many Russian people have died over many centuries," the president said in his televised call-in show
Given that US President Obama has blessed the new Kiev government with legitimacy, America now seeks to stabilize the country with infusions of cash, arms and advisors. Former special operations soldiers-now defense contractors-are on the ground in Ukraine, and so are active duty special operators/advisors perhaps out of US Special Operations...
Libertarian ideology favors privatization. However, in practice privatization is usually very different in result than libertarian ideology postulates. Almost always, privatization becomes a way for well-connected private interests to loot both the public purse and the general welfare
Many readers of internationally famous publications believe that the world political favorite is Vladimir Putin, while Obama and Merkel received only 2% and 4% of approval. And that comes after Vladimir Putin was recognized as the most influential politician of the world according to Forbes and a Person of the Year according to Time
Certain religious traditions, including Christianity, emphasise the importance of forgiveness. Forgiveness is misconceived and, therefore, a bad idea. There are important psychological reasons for this. What is the appropriate psychological response to inappropriate behaviour if we want change in the direction of improved functionality in future?
The United Nations Organization has called on all parties to avoid escalation of tensions through propaganda, fear-mongering and incitement to hatred, expressing alarm at the highly volatile scenario in Eastern Ukraine and urges the self-appointed "Government" to respect diversity, inclusivity and equal participation for all, including minorities.
Why should we even bother getting informed about situation in other countries? Unemployment and underemployment, muzzle of political correctness, brainwash and indoctrination, fiscal harassment...Does that ring a bell?
Residents of the Luhansk region are ready to stand up as a human shield on the way of military columns. Yesterday, the locals managed to block the movement of a column of armored vehicles. People's dissatisfaction in the incumbent Kiev authorities in the region has been growing against the backdrop of worsening living standards
As expected, with attention turned elsewhere, military activity increases in Syria where in the latter part of 2013 and throughout 2014, the Syrian Armed Forces have been making gains. There are reports of Turkish involvement with terrorist forces in the north of the country to slaughter Armenians as Western-backed terrorist forces shell a school.
Kiev authorities remain adamant in their wish to buy Russian gas against the backdrop of past discounts, including the one that was provided to Viktor Yanukovych in 2013, the head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Mr. Kubiv, stated in Washington. Economist Said Gafurov shared his opinion with Pravda.Ru on how Gazprom should respond to the Kiev junta
Washington has lost Crimea. Instead of admitting that its plan for grabbing Ukraine has gone amiss, Washington is unable to admit a mistake and, therefore, is pushing the crisis to more dangerous levels. Russia, China, and Iran are in the way of Washington's hegemony and are targeted for attack. The attack on Russia is mounting
Police around the nation are cracking down on even the most peaceful of public assemblies and escalating situations. Peaceful protests, traditional college student public antics and even wedding reception parties have been sequestered or dispersed by overwhelming police show of force. Is this what America has become?