Wednesday, 18 July , 2018

Soviet Union

Turning on Russia

In this first of a two-part series, Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould trace the origins of the neoconservative targeting of Russia. By Paul Fitzgerald and...

The End of Bolsheviks: From Triumph to Tragedy

Publishe at en.wikipedia.org Great Purge This article is about the 1936–38 Soviet purge. For the general article about political purges, see Purge. The Great Purge or the...

Video: How the U.S. Caused the Breakup of the Soviet Union

Sean Gervasi 1992 Lecture By Sean Gervasi and Dennis Riches We bring to the attention of Global Research readers the text of an unpublished Lecture delivered...

In Death, Mistaken Prospects

Moving forward after the death of Islam Karimov will be difficult and secret services and diplomats around the world will be involved. Uzbekistan is a crucial country in post-Soviet Central Asia and taking control of it, directly or through a third party, will be a move of highly strategic value.

Russia’s got a point: The U.S. broke a NATO promise

Moscow solidified its hold on Crimea in April, outlawing the Tatar legislature that had opposed Russia’s annexation of the region since 2014. Together with Russian military provocations against NATO forces in and around the Baltic, this move seems to validate the observations of Western analysts who argue that under Vladimir Putin, an increasingly aggressive Russia is determined to dominate its neighbors and menace Europe.

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems

By George Monbiot Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has...

Maidan over: The balance of power in Ukraine

While Ukraine’s oligarchic elite aspires to become a ruling class in its own right, it is also the object of an ongoing competition between...