Ukraine Seizes Russian Tanker, Kills Woman and Injures 3 Year Old With Shelling

[Following the recent example of Britain’s illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar, Ukraine seized a Russian tanker at the port of Izmail in southwestern Ukraine on the 25th of July. The Ukrainian government claims the Russian-flagged tanker “Nika Spirit” was involved in the Kerch Strait incident that occurred in... Continue Reading →

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Ukrainian Forces Kidnap Retired Air Defense Soldier, Murder Civilian by Shelling, and Use Banned White Phosphorus

[This past week, the Ukrainian military has continued its shelling of civilians living near the front line in Donbass, killing one woman, injuring several others, and destroying multiple houses. In addition, they have used white phosphorus shells and incendiary bullets against a residential neighborhood. Three soldiers of the Donetsk People’s Republic were also killed during... Continue Reading →

Collapse Of Ukraine’s Health Sector

[It should come as no surprise that Ukraine’s health sector would be among the hardest hit in the aftermath of the 2014 Western.-backed coup. As noted by the author below, the country’s health care system had already started to deteriorate following its “independence” and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 as it went... Continue Reading →

A History of John McCain’s Calls for War

[On August 25th, 2018, Senator and former U.S. Republican Presidential candidate John McCain died at the age of 81; he was diagnosed with brain cancer last year on July 2017. Given the current climate of identity politics in the Trump Era, “anti-war” liberals have gone as far as to rehabilitate once-widely reviled war criminals such... Continue Reading →

On Venezuela and Ukraine

On Venezuela and Ukraine (llco.org) Recently, both Venezuela and Ukraine have experienced substantial protests seeking regime change. In both cases it is important to recognize that protests are not always progressive nor are they deserving of support. In these two cases, neither movement is progressive. In Venezuela, the protesters are seeking a regime change that... Continue Reading →

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