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News Releases

Government Action towards Ukraine Pose Danger to Canadians
2015-04-01
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) are convinced that the actions and stated policies of the Canadian government towards Ukraine pose a danger to Canadians and the world. By supporting the pr...
IFJ and EFJ alarmed by the creation of 'Orwellian' information ministry
2014-12-10
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation o
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) are alarmed by the creation of a government body to control information and the media in Ukraine.
IFJ and EFJ Demand End to Pressure on Journalists in Ukraine
2012-07-27
International Federation of Journalists - European Federation of Journalist
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its regional organisation, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), today demanded that the Ukraine President put end to the prosecution of o...
IFJ/EFJ Strongly Condemn Brutal Attacks Against Journalists in Ukraine
2013-12-04
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have strongly condemned the brutal attacks by Ukrainian security forces against journalists covering ...
Journalists' safety in Ukraine: IFJ/EFJ deplore five casualties in Kiev protest
2015-09-03
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its European organisation the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) back their Ukrainian affiliates the National Union of Journalists of Ukrain...
No Weapons to Ukraine
2015-02-11
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is deeply concerned about the civil war in Ukraine in which thousands of civilians and soldiers, as many as 50,000 according to a credible German source, have already...
Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
2009-03-06
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...
Ukraine: IFJ/EFJ condemns arson attack on TV station
2016-09-08
International Federation of Journalists
The International and European Federation of Journalists, (IFJ) and (EFJ), today joined their Ukrainian affiliates in condemning an arson attack that set ablaze the headquarters of private broadcaster...

Sources Select Resources

Azov fighters are Ukraine's greatest weapon and may be its greatest threat
The battalion's far-right volunteers' desire to 'bring the fight to Kiev' is a danger to post-conflict stability
Walker, Shaun
Article
2014
Guardian
The Azov battalion, a volunteer militia that has been doing much of the frontline fighting in Ukraine's war against Russian-speaking rebels in the east, may pose a serious threat to the Ukrainian gove...
The CIA in Ukraine
Dawson, Ryan
Article
2017
Dissident Voice
Edited excerpt from "The CIA as Organized Crime", by Douglas Valentine, detailing the CIA's activities in Ukraine and influence on political movements there.
Connexions Library: Europe Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
The Dark Side of the Ukraine Revolt
The Rise of the Quasi-Fascists
Hallinan, Conn
Article
2014
CounterPunch
While most of the Western media describes the current crisis in the Ukraine as a confrontation between authoritarianism and democracy, many of the shock troops who have manned barricades in Kiev and t...
The Demonology School of Journalism
Putin and the press
Petras, James
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
The major influential western print media are engaged in a prolonged, large-scale effort to demonize Russian President Putin, his politics and persona. There is an article (or several articles) every ...
Dynamo Kiev fans wear KKK outfits, swastikas in ‘white frenzy’ display intended for UEFA official
Article
2017
RT
Dynamo Kiev fans welcomed a visiting UEFA inspector to their home match versus Shakhtar Donetsk wearing outfits of the white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and masks bearing swastikas.
The Fallujah Option for East Ukraine
The Real Reason Washington Feels Threatened by Moscow
Whitney, Mike
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Washington needs a war in Ukraine to achieve its strategic objectives.
Government Action towards Ukraine Pose Danger to Canadians
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) are convinced that the actions and stated policies of the Canadian government towards Ukraine pose a danger to Canadians and the world. By supporting the pr...
How Can the US Accuse Russia of Violating International Law?
Not Funny, But it's Still Hard Not to Laugh
Lindroff, Dave
Article
2014
Counterpunch
If you want to make moral or legal pronouncements, or to condemn bad behaviour, you have to be a moral, law-abiding person yourself.
IFJ and EFJ alarmed by the creation of 'Orwellian' information ministry
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation o
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) are alarmed by the creation of a government body to control information and the media in Ukraine.
IFJ/EFJ Strongly Condemn Brutal Attacks Against Journalists in Ukraine
Sources News Release
Article
2013
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have strongly condemned the brutal attacks by Ukrainian security forces against journalists covering ...
Manifesto
10 Theses of the Leftist Opposition in Ukraine
The Left Opposition Collective
Article
2014
CriticAtac
Replacing one set of politicians and oligarchs with another without overall systemic changes will not improve Ukrainian's lives. Instead, the Left Opposition Collective, a group of social and union ac...
Masking Tragedy in Ukraine
Sinister Illusions
Floyd, Chris
Article
2014
Counterpunch
It is no secret that Barack Obama is one of the supreme illusionists of modern times. The disconnect between his words and his deeds is so profound as to be almost sublime, far surpassing the crude ob...
Monsanto and Ukraine
GM Food, Ukraine and the Return of Hill + Knowlton
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), under terms of their $17 billion loan to Ukraine, will force that country to permit genetically-modified (GM) crops and genetically-modified o...
NATO - New York Times Convoy Fabrications
Parsons, Renee
Article
2014
CounterPunch
On Saturday, the entire humanitarian convoy of 227 trucks crossed back into Russia without incident after having successfully delivered its contents to the Luhansk distribution centre. The unwavering ...
A Nazi Skeleton in the Family Closet
Tsukanova, Arina
Article
2017
Strategic Culture
Chrystia Freeland's dark family secret is that her grandfather, Mykhailo Chomiak, faithfully served Nazi Germany right up to its surrender, and Chomiak's family only moved to Canada after the Third Re...
No Weapons to Ukraine
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is deeply concerned about the civil war in Ukraine in which thousands of civilians and soldiers, as many as 50,000 according to a credible German source, have already...
On Israel, Ukraine and Truth
The Return of George Orwell and Big Brother's War
Pilger, John
Article
2014
CounterPunch
As advanced societies are de-politicised, the changes are both subtle and spectacular. In everyday discourse, political language is turned on its head, as Orwell prophesised in 1984. "Democracy" is no...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 8, 2015
Elections
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Richwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
connexions
Elections are the topic of the week, with items related to the October 19 Canadian federal election, and also to broader issues of parliamentary democracy, voting and whether voting can bring about ch...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 23, 2016
Workers and Climate Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Working people – and most of us are workers -- are affected by climate change in every aspect of our lives. As climate change worsens, our lives will worsen. If we are successful in bringing about the...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
williamblum.org
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Pro-European Union protests mount in Kiev
Schwarz, Peter
Article
2013
World Socialist Web Site
Over 100,000 demonstrators protested in Kiev on Sunday to demand the resignation of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich. They were protesting Yanukovich’s abandonment of an association agreement wit...
Return of the Evil Empire
Hirthler, Jason
Article
2014
CounterPunch
You have to hand it to them. The United States media machine is unequaled at producing and disseminating misinformation. It begins in the bowels of the State Department or White House or Pentagon and ...
Sanctions & the Dollar
Hallinan, Conn
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow over the crisis in the Ukraine could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. While in the shor...
The "Snipers' Massacre" on the Maidan in Ukraine
Katchanovski,Ivan
Unclassified
2015
academia.edu
On the mass killing of the "Euromaidan" protesters and police in the Maidan area of Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 20, 2014.
Toronto Star Supports the Perpetrators of War Crimes in Ukraine
Crazed Warmongers
Annis, Roger
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Toronto Star has distinguished itself for supporting the fundraising projects of Ukraine's extreme-right parties and militias.
Ukraine, Intervention, and America's Doublethink
High-Motor Propaganda
Draitser, Eric
Article
2014
CounterPunch
With the deployment of Russian forces into Crimea and eastern Ukraine, the US-NATO propaganda machine has kicked into high gear. Putin has been portrayed as a tyrannical aggressor, while the Obama adm...
Ukraine Is Banning 'Communist Symbols' and the Kremlin Is Peeved
Poludenko-Young, Anna
Article
2015
Ukraine is pushing to erase all evidence the Soviet Union and its defeat of Nazi Germany from its history books.
Ukraine and the Rebirth of Fascism
The Menace Across the European Continent
Draitser, Eric
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The violence on the streets of Ukraine is far more than an expression of popular anger against a government. Instead, it is merely the latest example of the rise of the most insidious form of fascism ...
Ukraine: the practice of protest
Genté, Régis; Rouy, Laurent
Article
2005
Le Monde diplomatique
There was genuine, widespread rejection of the regime in Ukraine, but the mass demonstrations were still not spontaneous. They were backed by self-seeking organisations, both local and international.
Ukraine: the Ugly Truth
Kiev's War Against Freedom of Speech
Gulevich, Vladislav
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The US State Department has given its support to the military operation undertaken by Kiev in Donbass.
Ukraine: what's going on, and what does it mean?
Storm, Peter
Article
2013
libcom.org
Some thoughts on the protests happening in Ukraine. Things are not completely what they may seem.
Ukrainian Hangovers
Russia, Crimea and the Consequences of NATO Policy
Sommers, Jeffrey; Hudson, Michael
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Russia’s incursion (invasion if you prefer) into Crimea, with prospects for movement into Eastern Ukraine, is the culmination of US/NATO policy since 1991.
Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie
One After Another After Another
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The latest Washington lie, this one coming from NATO, is that Russia has invaded Ukraine with 1,000 troops and self-propelled artillery.
Welcome to Ukraine, the most corrupt nation in Europe
Bullough,Oliver
Article
2015
The Guardian
While the conflict with Russia heats up in the east, life for most Ukrainians is marred by corruption so endemic that even hospitals appear to be infected.
Western Media Responds to Latest Ukrainian Sabotage of Crimea
Annis, Roger
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Western governments and media have a problem with the right-wing regime that is governing Ukraine. The country's economy is a shambles. Even the regime's own backers in the West acknowledge the countr...
Western Narrative of Crimea a Pack of Lies Born of Failed Policy and Historical Ignorance
Vogt, Jay
Article
2015
Russia Insider
The Western line on Crimea is so absurd that it actually requires mass historical ignorance to be believed.
Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West's Fault
The Liberal Delusions That Provoked Putin
Mearsheimer, John J.
Article
2014
Foreign Affairs
The taproot of the trouble is NATO enlargement, the central element of a larger strategy to move Ukraine out of Russia's orbit and integrate it into the West. At the same time, the EU's expansion east...
Wretched US Journalism on Ukraine
Parry, Robert
Article
2015
World News Trust
The most dangerous violation of journalistic principles has occurred in the Ukraine crisis, which has the potential of a nuclear war.

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Pearce, Fred
Book
2012
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