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Stanislav Byshok: Russia can become a global peacemaker, not a policeman

They say that US foreign policy is very clumsy, stupid, and is based on some unverified data. But the US can afford to, after the 3-year long intervention, say "sorry, something went wrong", and leave the country. And we can't allow that to happen. That's why the Russians have to be smarter and not use numerous military bases, but diplomacy to resolve conflicts Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Russia can become a global peacemaker, not a policeman

NYT: Ukraine’s Unyielding Corruption

Corruption has been pervasive in Ukraine since independence, fed by close-knit ties between politicians and oligarchs and a weak justice system. The protests in 2014 that led to the removal of President Viktor Yanukovych were largely fueled by popular fury at his monumental corruption and abuse of power. Read more about NYT: Ukraine’s Unyielding Corruption

Hillary cheating scandal erupts in Arizona

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been accused of just about every dirty political trick in the books throughout her career — and according to outraged supporters of Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders, her campaign was back at it again yesterday in Arizona. Read more about Hillary cheating scandal erupts in Arizona

The Neocons vs. Donald Trump

There they go again. The neocons who led the George W. Bush administration into Iraq are now touting a fresh crusade to save American democracy — and the Republican Party — from an authoritarian foe: Donald J. Trump. Read more about The Neocons vs. Donald Trump

Stanislav Byshok: The geopolitical process never ends

In relation to Ukraine, the interests of Brussels and Washington in recent years have significantly differed. Ukraine, for Washington, is a guarantee that, firstly, the European ambitions of Russia will be substantially limited, and secondly, the prospect of the creation of the Eurasian continental bloc from Lisbon to Vladivostok remains distant. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: The geopolitical process never ends

Moscow expects OSCE response to expulsion of Stanislav Byshok from France

Moscow expects a response from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to the expulsion of Russian expert Stanislav Byshok from France at the request of Lithuania, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday. Read more about Moscow expects OSCE response to expulsion of Stanislav Byshok from France

Stanislav Byshok: No peace, no war condition in Donbass will persist

In the area of the so-called Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbass, the "no peace, no war" status continue for a long time. This opinion was expressed by Stanislav Byshok, political analyst at the International Monitoring Organization CIS-EMO. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: No peace, no war condition in Donbass will persist

Ukraine Failing to Probe Pro-Russia Protester Deaths, Panel Says (Bloomberg)

Ukrainian authorities are failing to adequately investigate 48 deaths, including of 42 pro-Russian protesters, in the Black Sea port of Odessa in May 2014, according to an international panel set up by the Council of Europe. Read more about Ukraine Failing to Probe Pro-Russia Protester Deaths, Panel Says (Bloomberg)

CIS-EMO expert report on political extremism in Ukraine is available for free download

Radical nationalist sentiments have become the political mainstream supported by Ukraine’s leaders, while the media consistently form a negative image of not only Russia, but also all political and social forces within Ukraine that are suspected in pro-Russian or just not enough patriotic views. Read more about CIS-EMO expert report on political extremism in Ukraine is available for free download

Stanislav Byshok on the East Ukraine peace process

CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok on Webster Tarpley's World Crisis Radio speaks about the the Minsk peace agreements implementation, problems of the reconstruction of Donbass, and the diverting interests of Brussels and Washington in Ukraine. Read more about Stanislav Byshok on the East Ukraine peace process

Stanislav Byshok on Russian involvement in the Syrian war

CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok on Webster Tarpley's World Crisis Radio speaks about the Russian military involvment in the Syrian war, the inadequate Western response to it, and Saudi Arabia's role in destabilizing the region. Read more about Stanislav Byshok on Russian involvement in the Syrian war

Syria and the Danger of Moral Imperialism (Patrick J. Buchanan)

“Do you realize now what you have done?” So Vladimir Putin in his U.N. address summarized his indictment of a U.S. foreign policy that has produced a series of disasters in the Middle East that we did not need the Russian leader to describe for us. Read more about Syria and the Danger of Moral Imperialism (Patrick J. Buchanan)

The West should join with Vladimir Putin to defeat Islamic State (The Telegraph)

It now seems clear to me that the West’s incoherent and woefully misjudged response to Isil ranks as the greatest foreign policy disaster of the 21st century, greater even than the invasion of Iraq in 2003 where, whatever you might think about the decision, at least the coalition achieved its main objective of removing Saddam Hussein’s tyrannical regime. Read more about The West should join with Vladimir Putin to defeat Islamic State (The Telegraph)

Putin: Friend or foe in Syria? (Patrick J. Buchanan)

What Vladimir Putin is up to in Syria makes far more sense than what Barack Obama and John Kerry appear to be up to in Syria. The Russians are flying transports bringing tanks and troops to an air base near the coastal city of Latakia. Read more about Putin: Friend or foe in Syria? (Patrick J. Buchanan)

The “Snipers’ Massacre” on the Maidan in Ukraine (Ivan Katchanovski)

The massacre of almost 50 Maidan protesters on February 20, 2014 was a turning point in Ukrainian politics and a tipping point in the conflict between the West and Russia over Ukraine. This mass killing of the protesters and the mass shooting of the police that preceded it led to the overthrow of the government of Viktor Yanukovych and gave a start to a civil war. Read more about The “Snipers’ Massacre” on the Maidan in Ukraine (Ivan Katchanovski)

Putin won his war in Ukraine (The Washington Post)

The war in Ukraine has slipped off the front pages. Eighteen months ago, when Russian President Vladimir Putin seized Crimea and then instigated a pro-Russian rebellion in the Donbas region, Ukraine was hot news. Putin was roundly denounced, and Russia was hit with damaging economic sanctions. Read more about Putin won his war in Ukraine (The Washington Post)

Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq (The Guardian)

The war on terror launched 14 years ago by George Bush, is tying itself up in ever more grotesque contortions. On Monday the trial in London of a Swedish man, Bherlin Gildo, accused of terrorism in Syria, collapsed after it became clear British intelligence had been arming the same rebel groups the defendant was charged with supporting. Read more about Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq (The Guardian)

Ukraine’s Embrace of Neo-Nazism (Aish)

In the two years since the beginning of the ongoing bloody and often senseless conflict in Ukraine, instead of building a free and democratic pro-Western society, the Ukraine is succumbing to the glorification of Nazi collaborators. In April 2015, the Ukrainian parliament passed the package of laws on de-communization turning Ukrainian ultra-nationalists and Nazi collaborators into heroes. Read more about Ukraine’s Embrace of Neo-Nazism (Aish)

Is Trumpism the New Nationalism? (Patrick Buchanan)

If there is a single theme behind his message, it would seem to be a call for a New Nationalism or New Patriotism. He is going to “make America great again.” He is going to build a wall on the border that will make us proud, and Mexico will pay for it. He will send all illegal aliens home and restore the traditional value of U.S. citizenship by putting an end to the scandal of “anchor babies.” Read more about Is Trumpism the New Nationalism? (Patrick Buchanan)

Stanislav Byshok at the World Crisis Radio

While being a guest at the World Crisis Radio, CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok shares his thoughts on the tragic anniversary of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing crush in Donbass, the civil war in Ukraine, and the anti-Russian propaganda campaign led by the West. Read more about Stanislav Byshok at the World Crisis Radio

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