Tag: ukraine

  • ‘I’ll Stand on the Side of Russia’: Pro-Putin Sentiment Spreads Online – The New York Times

    ‘I’ll Stand on the Side of Russia’: Pro-Putin Sentiment Spreads Online After marinating in conspiracy theories and Donald J. Trump’s Russia stance, some online discourse about Vladimir Putin has grown more complimentary. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/25/technology/russia-supporters.html Right-wing commentators including Candace Owens, Stew Peters and Joe Oltmann also jumped into the fray online with posts that were favorable […]

  • Ukraine on TV: A Cold War Nightmare Meets Modern Politics – The New York Times

    Ukraine on TV: We’ve Seen This Before. And We’ve Never Seen Anything Like It. As the invasion unfolded, images straight out of Cold War nightmare dramas butted up against 21st-century politics. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/25/arts/television/ukraine-invasion-tv-cnn-fox-news.html Mr. Trump’s “good relationship” with Mr. Putin, he said, was “hurt by the Russia, Russia, Russia hoax.” The invasion, he said, “all […]

  • The Crushing Loss of Hope in Ukraine | The New Yorker

    The Crushing Loss of Hope in Ukraine Putin has declared that history is destiny, and that Ukraine will never get away from Russia. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-crushing-loss-of-hope-in-ukraine “Are you listening to Putin?” is not the kind of text message I expect to receive from a friend in Moscow. But that’s the question my closest […]

  • Erik Prince Planned to Create Private Army in Ukraine: Exclusive | Time

    Exclusive: Documents Reveal Erik Prince’s $10 Billion Plan to Make Weapons and Create a Private Army in Ukraine Documents obtained exclusively by TIME reveal the American businessman’s ambitious plans to take over Ukraine’s military industry. via Time: https://time.com/6076035/erik-prince-ukraine-private-army/ At least one of Prince’s offers to Ukraine appeared to be in line with U.S. geopolitical interests. […]