Posts Tagged ‘Ukraine’

April 16th, 2023 - 3:49 pm § in Politics, Republicans, Russia

Blame irresponsible voters for this

Citizenship has rights, but also responsibilities. For example, citizens have a right to vote, but should vote responsibly, although that’s as unenforceable as anything gets. On Sunday, April 16, 2023, Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC) called Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene “terribly irresponsible” f[...]

July 7th, 2022 - 1:17 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Economics, Europe, Health, Politics, Russia

How Biden could have prevented high gas prices

He couldn’t have prevented the years of low oil prices and cheap gas that gutted oil company profits. (For example, Exxon’s profit dropped from $32.5 billion in 2014 to $7.8 billion in 2018, and the company lost $22.4 billion in 2020.) That was engineered by Saudi Arabia to kill off the [...]

July 7th, 2015 - 11:58 pm § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Russia may be leaving Ukraine?

Russia cuts off power supplies to Ukraine rebels: Kiev Kiev said Tuesday that Russia had cut off electricity to Ukraine’s rebel-run regions in what appears to be another sign that Moscow is losing interest in plans to splinter its neighbour. Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone through an[...]

February 9th, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in Russia

USSR .. we are still super!

 Vladimir Putin’s visits Egypt and  agrees to military support for North Korea As the EU and US  contend with Russian expansion into Ukraine, Russian president Vladimir Putin is reminding everyone that the USSR was once a world power. Ben Judah, a chronicler of Putin’s life, and the auth[...]

July 18th, 2014 - 10:23 pm § in Hypocrisy, Russia

Fidel Panders to Vladimir

Fidel Castro: Ukraine to blame for downed airliner HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Friday blamed the Ukrainian government in Kiev for the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane. Readmore and Readmore[...]

July 12th, 2014 - 12:00 pm § in Misc., Russia

Breaking News: UKRAINE

Ukraine jets pound rebels after deadly missile attack Donetsk: Rebel’s main city encircled by Ukraine’s army[...]

May 14th, 2014 - 9:56 am § in Russia, Science

Russia Rejects US as Tenant for the International Space Station

Russia to ban US from using International Space Station amid Ukraine crisis Under current plans, the international Space Station is to be decommissioned in 2020.  The US has moved to extend that to 2024, but with the end of the US shuttle program, extending the life of the ISS is dependent on Russi[...]

May 9th, 2014 - 3:03 am § in China, Misc., Russia


MOSCOW, May 7 (Xinhua) — Another U.S. warship is to enter the Black Sea amid rising tension in Ukraine, an allegedly well-informed Russian military diplomatic source said Wednesday. “The NATO continues groundlessly sustaining tension in the Black Sea, while security there has been an exc[...]

May 8th, 2014 - 11:25 am § in Jews, Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Ukrainian Jews Take Up Arms

Jews Arm After Putin’s charges of Nazism among the Ukrainians and the assassination attempt on a Jewish mayor of a town under control of the Russian loyalists, the Chief Rabbi of Ukraine has been reported to  ask that  a Jewish defense force be formed comprising of men with backgrounds in [...]

May 5th, 2014 - 3:41 pm § in Politics, Russia

Man Bites Dog: Russians Accuse Ukraine of Racism