Davos elites would rather push for war with Russia than admit that the multi-polar order has arrived. This year’s premier gathering of world elites, the 2022 Davos World Economic Forum, concluded May 26. Topics of discussion included the climate crisis, global epidemic concerns, continued efforts to grow the prominence of ESG investing, and looming food […]
The Biden administration clearly overestimated the extent of international outrage at Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Biden administration officials treat Russia as an international pariah and push the global community to unite behind Washington’s leadership to compel the Kremlin to withdraw its forces from Ukraine. The administration’s strategy has been just partially successful. Criticisms of Russia’s […]
Sanctions imposed by the West on Russia, a major fertilizer exporter, have disrupted supply chains and left farmers in despair worldwide. The rush to impose sanctions on Russia, and the departure of scores of companies from the country, following the launch of the military operation in Ukraine was done with a specific calculus: To devastate […]
Kiev is refusing to share details of its operations with Washington, possibly manipulating info to maintain US arms flow. The US government has better information on Russian troops in Ukraine than on Ukrainian forces, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing US officials. Kiev is keeping its biggest military sponsor in the dark, possibly […]
The US has revealed its “hypocrisy” by announcing a ban on Russian oil, while continuing to purchase it in large quantities, Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of Russia’s State Duma has said. Washington claimed it had moved to restrict all imports of Russian crude oil, some petroleum products, liquefied natural gas and coal in early March as […]
For three weeks now, Russian invasion of Ukraine has dominated headlines – how Ukraine is resisting the Russians aggression, how civilians have taken up arms to defend their country and how Europe is facing its biggest security crisis since the cold war.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was Brazil’s left-wing president from 2003 to 2010, triumphantly returned to Brazilian big politics just over a year ago after the Latin American country’s supreme court cleared him of corruption and money laundering charges, allowing him to run for president once again. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky really did want […]
“I found myself facing the Pentagon.” A French journalist who returned from Ukraine after arriving with volunteer fighters told broadcaster CNews that Americans are directly “in charge” of the war on the ground. The assertion was made by Le Figaro senior international correspondent Georges Malbrunot. Malbrunot said he had accompanied French volunteer fighters, two of whom […]
To understand the sinking of the Moskva and Putin’s impending retaliation against the United States, you first have to realize that any national leader wanting to make bold military moves first needs the support of his own people. In 1941, Pearl Harbor was allowed to happen (the US government knew all about it and even […]
The Ukraine conflict has been ‘westsplained’ enough. On Gravitas Plus, Palki Sharma tells you how Western arrogance & NATO’s expansionism are also to blame, how their actions precipitated the crisis in Ukraine. The Expansion of NATO Since 1949 The video shows the spread of NATO (The North Atlantic Treaty Organization) since its been founded in […]
On 20 March 2022, while we were conducting a humanitarian mission near Sartana, on the north-eastern outskirts of Mariupol, we came across many civilians who had recently fled Mariupol thanks to the advance of Russian and DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic) troops. One of them, Nikolay, agreed to talk on camera about the crimes committed by […]
China’s vice foreign minister blames NATO for stoking the instability that led to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said that globalization should not be “weaponized” while military bloc politics must be “rejected,” a day after US President Joe Biden warned his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping of “consequences” if Beijing supported Russia’s military action in Ukraine.
Airport workers in Italy claim “humanitarian” cargo from Pisa was actually aimed at fueling the conflict. One of Italy’s largest trade unions has called for a protest outside the Pisa airport on Saturday, after receiving a tip from some employees that Ukraine relief flights were transporting weapons and ammunition, not food and medicine. Several workers […]
The defenders of Ukraine are bravely resisting Russian aggression, shaming the rest of the world and the UN Security Council for its failure to protect them. It is an encouraging sign that the Russians and Ukrainians are holding talks in Belarus that may lead to a ceasefire. All efforts must be made to bring an end to […]
Former Democratic Representative and 2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has responded to recent accusations of being a ‘Russian asset’ for ‘promoting Russian propaganda’ and being ‘paid off by Russian agents’ after she tried to raise awareness concerning alleged US-funded biological laboratories in Ukraine.