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Obama’s New National Security Strategy Is Rabidly Anti-Russian

Eric Zuesse, 11 Feb. 2015 U.S. President Barack Obama’s just-issued National Security Strategy 2015 uses the term “aggression” precisely 18 times, all but one of which are either explicitly, or else possibly, referring to Russia, as allegedly doing the alleged “aggression” — never the U.S., and on only one occasion is he identifying North Korea with that […]

Does Poroshenko know the truth about Debaltsevo?

 Poroshenko and Poltorak 2/11/2015 Ukraine’s Minister of Defense: The Debaltsevo Pocket is “Made Up.” Translated from Russian by J.Hawk There is no encirclement at Debaltsevo, said Ukraine’s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak at a briefing in Kiev on February 11. Poltorak denied the militia claims that the “encirclement had been completed around Debaltsevo.” “There is no […]

Why doesn’t the Ukrainian military participate in Ukrainian attacks?

2/10/2015 Why doesn’t the Ukrainian military participate in Ukrainian attacks? By Yurasumy Translated from Russian by J.Hawk It has been a month since the resumption of combat operations, and one can start drawing conclusions. I already noted that the UAF are unwilling to attack. It was perfectly evident at the Donetsk Airport (the 93rd Brigade […]

Semenchenko confirms last road to Debaltsevo cut

2/9/2015 Semen Semenchenko’s Facebook update concerning the situation at Debaltsevo Translated from Russian by J.Hawk Fighting continues around Logvinovo on the Debaltsevo-Artemovsk road. The enemy managed to bring up reserves. Both sides have lost armored vehicles. Our artillery is working well. The staff scum, who slept through the enemy incursion into Logvinovo [original says Loskutovka, […]

U.S. Military Expert Shoots Down Washington’s Weapons-to-Ukraine Argument

Eric Zuesse, 8 February 2015 Michael Kofman isn’t just an American defense expert; he’s specialized in the precise region where Ukraine is located. He spent years managing professional military education programs and military-to-military engagements for senior officers at National Defense University. There he served as a subject matter expert and adviser to military and government […]

“Ukrainian army is close to annihilation”–Kulik

 2/5/2015 Russian General: DPR and LPR will continue its offensive,the Ukrainian army is close to annihilation. By Viktor Avin Translated from Russian by J.Hawk The Ukrainian army is in such a condition that the militia can freely advance until they reach the boundaries of Lugansk and Donetsk regions. This opinion was expressed by Army General […]

Chernukhino: The “Extraordinary Force” Strikes Again?

2/3/2015 The Fortified Town of Chernukhino Falls to Novorossia Forces By J.Hawk It would seem that Novorossia forces carried out another one of their lightning operations, this time against the heavily fortified and strongly held town of Chernukhino whose Ukrainian defenders have beaten off a number of earlier attacks, as reported by Cassad and Novorossia […]

“Kiev should not expect military superiority”—Zakharchenko

2/2/2015 “Kiev should not expect military superiority”—Zakharchenko Translated from Russian by J.Hawk Donetsk, February 2, RIA Novosti. Kiev should not expect to gain military superiority over the militias of the people’s republics, Aleksandr Zakharchenko said on Monday. “If Poroshenko thinks that his army can compete with ours, let him see how quickly we took Uglegorsk,” […]