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Inequality during crisis

Kyiv Post Editorial As Ukraine joins the world in extending COVID‑19 quarantine measures, one sad revelation becomes clear: The world may be in this together, but the rich and the poor experience the pandemic very differently. In Ukraine, the measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus highlighted the class divide. The well-traveled rich are most likely to bring

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Inconvenient Truths

Edward Lucas, CEPA, March 23rd Cover up your mistakes. Simplify the course of events. Exaggerate your achievements. Ignore context. Spread lies. Demand gratitude. That approach is familiar to anyone who looks at the way the Soviet Union, and now Russia, treats the Second World War. But it is also the way the Chinese Communist Party is handling the coronavirus pandemic.

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Chicom bat virus

In several Australian news outlets and the mass-circulation Daily Mail, there was a story on March 16 from Australia that stated that two existing drugs: ‘Chloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, and HIV-suppressing combination lopinavir/ritonavir have both reportedly shown promising results in human tests and made the virus ‘disappear’ in infected patients.’ SO: in light of the emergency, why are these existing

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Garry Kasparov

From his FB page. In my latest CNN op-ed, I ask if progressives are willing to risk their entire agenda on Bernie. No matter how much you agree with him on issues, he is a deeply flawed messenger who would require a miracle to beat Trump in the general. It would also be a cruel twist to have a president

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Munich capitulation plan for Ukraine

The Canadian Group for Democracy in Ukraine (CGDU) addressed a letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Francois-Philippe Champagne in which were stressed the dangers to the world order in an unofficial peace plan proposed at the Munich Security Conference-2020. “12 Steps Toward Greater Security of Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region” was authored by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership

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Standing behind Ukraine and supporting Ukrainian sovereignty

Statement by Mungo Woodifield at the UN General Assembly Published 20 February 2020From:Foreign & Commonwealth Office Delivered on: 20 February 2020 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered) The United Kingdom welcomes this discussion on the situation in Ukraine. I would like to start by reiterating the United Kingdom’s unwavering support to Ukraine’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity,

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Nato: fit for purpose?

Nato came into existence for one reason only: to prevent Russia from thieving yet more sovereign territory in Europe in addition to what it had been gifted at Yalta by the ailing communist sympathiser FDR. See Dan Hannan’s article on Yalta here: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/how-the-west-lost-world-war-ii-at-yalta Events since 2008 have demonstrated that both Nato and the EU are in fact absurdly sympathetic to

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Who is Dominic Cummings?

Op-Ed by Frank Krampfort using open source information which might well raise more than a few eyebrows amongst the Kremlinologists. Mr Cummings enjoys the full confidence and support of Boris Johnson and appears to be the second most powerful person in Britain. His official job title is ‘Chief Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of The United Kingdom’. He got

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Edward Lucas

With his usual crisp, economic style, Edward outlines putler’s plans for the 75th anniversary of VE Day in May. Using lies and trickery, the shitweasel will attempt to glorify Russia, insult Poland and gloss over Ribbentrop-Molotov. Shun Putin’s party, and remember the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

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‘When Suicide Becomes Logical’: Inside A Separatist-Run Prison In Ukraine’s Donetsk

One of the most harrowing articles yet about the true nature of the occupiers of Donetsk. It will make you simultaneously feel profoundly sad and uncontrollably angry. Stanislav Aseyev, 30, is a journalist, blogger, and member of the Ukrainian PEN Club. After his native city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, fell under the control of Russia-backed separatist militants in May

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Operation Thunderclap

From British and Commonwealth Forces FB Page On the night of 13-14 February 1945, the RAF’s Bomber Command launched 855 aircraft to attack the German city of Dresden. Seven hundred and eighty-six ‘planes reached their targets and dropped 2,600 tons of bombs. On each of the next two days the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force bombed Dresden with 521 Bombers. Massive

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