Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Founder, Open Russia
Good News and Bad News: WWW3 Will be a Short War
Alexey Navalny, a major opposition leader to Putin, was murdered in Russia, and likely he was a victim of a false flag planned and executed by Western neocons. As Wayne Madsen commented, “Neocons issue their demands for “regime change” in Russia, minutes after Boris Nemtsov is shot gangland-style near Kremlin. This is an obvious set-up like the Politkovskaya, Klebnikov, and Litvinenko murders to embarrass Putin’s government and comes days after release of a Stratfor report predicting the downfall of Putin and the splitting up of Russia into smaller states.
Jonathan Steele reviews Richard Sakwa’s important new book, “Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands.”
At last, a balanced assessment of the Ukrainian conflict – the problems go far beyond Vladimir Putin
Jonathan Steele, Guardian, 19 February 2015 05.29 EST