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Robert Parry: Ukraine’s Neo-Nazis Demand Respect

Exclusive: Thousands of Ukraine’s neo-Nazis surrounded the parliament in Kiev demanding that the government honor Ukrainian paramilitary forces who fought for Adolf Hitler in World War II, another embarrassing reminder of the extremism unleashed by last February’s U.S.-backed coup, says Robert Parry. By Robert Parry   ConsortiumNews.com   October 15, 2014 For months, the New York Times More

John Pilger: In Ukraine, the US is dragging us towards war with Russia

Washington's role in Ukraine, and its backing for the regime's neo-Nazis, has huge implications for the rest of the world John Pilger  The Guardian  13 May 2014 A pro-Russian activist with a shell casing and a US-made meal pack that fell from a Ukrainian army APC in an attack on a roadblock on 3 May in Andreevka, More

▶ Smashed Press, Ukraine

A crowd of around 50 masked men with stones and flares has attacked and vandalized the office of Kiev's Vesti newspaper. The paper’s security guard was beaten as the mob shattered the windows and filled the building with tear gas. Нападение на редакцию Вестей (The attack on the Editor Vesti) [youtube=http://youtu.be/nOSTqXNs6ds] Organizing Notes  July 6, More

▶ Organizing Notes: Nuland tries to evade Nazi connection to Ukraine

US's Nuland grilled over support for Kiev's Maidan activists  [youtube=http://youtu.be/FIjEEFdnzkw] Bruce Gagnon  Organizing Notes  May 9, 2014 Assistant Secretary of State was harshly questioned in Congress as she struggles to defend activists in Kiev who benefited from Washington's support.It took a right-wing Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) to get Nuland to reluctantly acknowledge that Nazi's were/are More

Bruce Gagnon: The People Ain't Stupid

Bruce K. Gagnon  Organizing Notes  March 13, 2014 The Washington Post (disappointedly I'm sure) reports: A new poll suggests Americans have very little appetite for any real involvement in the crisis in Ukraine. Only 29 percent of Americans would like for the Obama administration to take a "firm stand" against Russia's incursion into its neighbor, according to More

Bruce Gagnon: The People Ain’t Stupid

Bruce K. Gagnon  Organizing Notes  March 13, 2014 The Washington Post (disappointedly I'm sure) reports: A new poll suggests Americans have very little appetite for any real involvement in the crisis in Ukraine. Only 29 percent of Americans would like for the Obama administration to take a "firm stand" against Russia's incursion into its neighbor, according to More

▶ Nuclear Nightmare – Joe Cirincione, Ploughshares Fund

[youtube=http://youtu.be/sSlGfC6Kl0w] Published on Dec 18, 2013 Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund joins Bill Press to talk about his new book "Nuclear Nightmare."  Includes discussion of Ukraine protests and Syria.  freespeechtv Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page More

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