March 19, 2014
Armed paramilitaries control the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev, by Andrew Taylor 19 03 14
On the morning of March 17, a detachment of masked men with assault rifles gathered at the door leading into Ukraine’s parliament. Veterans of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, they played an important role in the provocations that led to the ousting of the elected president last month. They report to their own commanders, who they say contact Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense... (Such as it is in these days of gang rule in Ukraine...)
A line of 15 "Afghans" as they are styled had come to guard parliament’s proceedings from provocateurs. But who are the provocateurs? The 15 were armed with automatic weapons. Can lawmakers debate legislation impartially for the benefit of all regions when surrounded by and dependent on the assent of right wing militant paramilitaries?
Far right groups try to make the most of turbulent times. Extreme nationalist fervour is much easier to stir up at such moments than reason and the people are given easy targets for their anger and resentment.
A timely reminder:: Seymour M. Hersh on the chemical attacks trail back to the Syrian rebels, 17 April 2014
Seymour M. Hersh on Obama, Erdoğan and the Syrian rebels Vol. 36 No. 8 · 17 April 2014 London Review of Books pages 21-24 | 5870 words ...
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Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou?, by Rodolfo Pastor Fasquelle, translation by Adrienne Pine, 08/08/2009— APMany conspired, encouraged and went along with the coup that, a month ago, destroyed the country's institutions, among them the State of...