Tag: Russia

I just returned from my third trip to Russia, and my second trip to Donbas (now referring to the republics of Donetsk and Luhansk collectively) in about eight months. This time, I flew into lovely Tallinn, Estonia, and took what should be about a six-hour bus ride to St....
Secret Meeting with British MI6 Head Richard Moore Points to the Likelihood That Zelensky Is a British Intelligence Agent In October 2020, on a visit to London, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with Sir Richard Moore, the head of the British intelligence service, MI6. The usual diplomatic protocol is for...
We spent nearly 20 days in Russia, including five days in Crimea. During our journey, we spent around 70 hours on trains riding in close quarters with Russians whom we had never met before but who freely shared food and drink with us. Indeed, throughout our travels, we were invariably treated...
One of the great mysteries surrounding the Maidan coup and the civil war which has followed is how the rabble of soccer hooligans and neo-Nazis who orchestrated the coup were able to become an army capable of subjugating the nation so quickly. Despite Western narratives, the Maidan was a violent...
Below is an interview that I conducted with Sarah Lindemann-Komarova, an American who has lived in Siberia since 1992. She was a community development activist there for 20 years. She currently focuses on research and writing, mostly about Russia and community activism. Her work has been published in The Nation...
Advances the Fantasy that the U.S. is Winning the Ukraine War and that Putin Will Soon Fall As the Ukrainian counteroffensive continues to sputter, CIA Director William J. Burns delivered a talk at the British Ditchley Foundation on July 1, affirming the U.S. strategy of regime change in Russia. The talk,...
When Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin launched a revolt against Vladimir Putin on June 23, Beltway pundits became euphoric, predicting Russia’s descent into a civil war and the potential end of Vladimir Putin’s regime. Michael McFaul, the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, took to Twitter to declare that Putin had...
Two CAM authors recount their experiences during a journey to Crimea In May of this year, we took the long, 27-hour train ride from Moscow to Crimea to see how life is there and what the sentiments of the people are as the U.S. and Ukraine sharpen their threats to...
The June 23 coup attempt in Russia by the Wagner Group seemed to end almost as quickly and suddenly as it started. Yevgeny Prigozhin specifically targeted the Ministry of Defense and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, and within hours Wagner forces had entered the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don and entered the grounds of the command of the Southern Military District headquarters in the city...
Biden Not Getting Pre-Election Battlefield Victory He Was Hoping For In a song that he wrote about the Korean War, the great American folk singer Woody Guthrie mocked General Douglas MacArthur and Defense Secretary Robert Lovett for promising that U.S. troops would be home by Christmas, emphasizing that MacArthur and...