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ANALYSIS: Surkov’s Resignation is Symbolic of Russia’s Deadlock in Ukraine

By Dmitry Semushin, from EAD – 25 minute read On February 18th, Presidential Aide Vladislav Surkov left the civil service . This event was not unexpected, since Surkov announced his departure three weeks earlier through a political scientist close to him, director of the Center for Political Conjuncture Alexei Chesnokov . Prior to this, with enviable constancy, Surkov’s resignation […]

Ukraine: How did Zelensky become president?

Editor’s note: Deconstructing Fake News Narratives – The below narrative puts the cart before the horse and minimizes the role of Kolomoisky, fails to mention Rinat Akhmetov, and elements from within the U.S to such an extent that the piece reads and feels like ‘legitimizing sanitization’. At the same time, it will be curious to […]

Ukrainians voted for CHANGE from Poroshenko – but do Zelensky’s oligarch backers support that?

MOSCOW – Preliminary results from the Ukrainian presidential election show that the country’s citizens voted in favor of the changes, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigori Karasin. “Research shows that citizens of Ukraine voted for the changes, now the country’s new authorities must understand and realize the hopes of their constituents,” Karasin said. He pointed […]

Babchenko: Corruption’s Decoy

It seems to be clear that the Babchenko circus, at least partially, was aimed at tucking away attention from the manipulation at installing a puppet to Poroshenko and Akhtemov as the head of an all-important controlling body.

Did Semenchenko just signal the start of a Nazi Maidan?

May 26, 2017 – Fort Russ –  By Eduard Popov – translated by J. Arnoldski –  Verkhovna Rada deputy, ex-commander of the Donbas volunteer battalion, and coordinator of the blockade of the self-proclaimed Donbass republics, Semen Semenchenko, has announced that the biggest Ukrainian oligarchs’ enterprises are to be returned to state ownership. In an interview […]

Little ‘Imperial’ Ukraine plunders Moldova as the EU cheers

April 12th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  – analysis by James Harmon for FRN –  It’s well known that the most obvious is the most unnoticeable. So if you want to hide something – put it in the most prominent place. In our investigation into the workings of the criminal oligarchs who run Ukraine […]

Behind the Donbass “Economic Offensive” – Part 1

March 1, 2017 – Fort Russ –  By Eduard Popov – translated by J. Arnoldski –  Starting at midnight, March 1st, the republics of Donbass introduced external management at Ukrainian enterprises. In the Donetsk People’s Republic alone, more than 40 enterprises fall under the new rule. And we are dealing with rather large and, in […]

Donbass republics nationalize Ukrainian factories

March 1, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  RIA Novosti – translated, edited by J. Arnoldski –  As of today, March 1st, external management will be introduced at all unregistered Ukrainian enterprises on the territory of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republic. This decision was taken by the leaders of the republics in response to […]

Zakharchenko: March 1st we say Goodbye to Ukraine!

February 28th, 2017 – Fort Russ NewsPolitNavigator – Translated by James Harmon The DNR and LNR have not received an official response yet from Ukraine in regards to their objection towards the announcement to nationalize Ukrainian industry. “You journalists ask how to respond to Ukraine? I think with panic. The day of March first will be when we […]