Tag: provocation

Black Ledger Reveals Party Of Regions Made Payments To Larry King & Far-Right Svoboda Party

August 19, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of dollars were paid out in secret by Yanukovych’s party.

Ukraine Live Day 395: Fighting On The Banks Of The Seversky Donets River

March 19, 2015

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Putin’s Strategy in Ukraine – Sow Panic, Provoke, Invade and Then Repeat the Process

November 3, 2014

Staunton, November 3 – Vladimir Putin has a very clear strategy in Ukraine: first, sow panic among Ukrainians and the West and then wait, then provoke Ukrainians into doing things that distance them from the West, and then wait; invade when both Ukrainians and the West are off balance; and then repeat the process. Such […]

What Putin Intends to Provoke in the Baltic Countries

September 23, 2014

Staunton, September 23 – Just as the purpose of terror is to terrorize, the purpose of provocation is to provoke – and if the targets of a provocation understand what the one engaging in it wants to provoke, they will be in a much better position not only to prepare for it but also to […]

Putin’s Latest Declaration about Ukraine Meaningless Except as Deception, Moscow Analyst Says

June 25, 2014

Staunton, June 25 – Vladimir Putin’s call for the Russian parliament to repeal its authorization for the use of military force in Ukraine is meaningless not only because the Kremlin leader has claimed that he has not done so up to now but also because he could reverse this reversal anytime he wants, according to […]

In Ukraine, Putin is Carrying Out ‘Biggest Information Special Op’ in Modern Times, Eidman Says

June 24, 2014

Staunton, June 23 – In Donetsk and Luhansk, Vladimir Putin has been carrying out “the biggest information special operation” in modern times and has managed to convince many there and elsewhere of a variety of things that did not exist but may appear for a brief time as a result of his efforts in this […]

The West’s Real Double Standards in the Ukrainian Crisis

May 22, 2014

Staunton, May 22 – For months, Moscow officials and commentators have complained about what they say is a double standard on the part of the West, arguing that Western governments and writers are condemning Russia for doing in Ukraine exactly what the US and the West more generally have done elsewhere. Such complaints are in […]