Tag: Putin’s lies

Putin Admits Russian Forces Are in Syria to Defend Assad

October 14, 2015

Staunton, October 12 – Even in Russia where lying has become “an officially approved social norm” and where leaders lie on big things and small, even they find it impossible to lie all the time because to maintain consistency in a world where everything is a lie is impossible and thus they sometimes perhaps unintentionally […]

The Top Five Russian Lies about Ukraine This Week – and Growing Challenges for Those Interested in the Truth

May 18, 2015

Staunton, May 18 –As he has done each week in recent times, Dmitry Bukovsky of Kyiv’s Delovaya Stolitsa provides a useful checklist of the top five “propaganda myths, fakes and stupidities of the Kremlin” about Ukraine. But another commentator, Yevgeny Kuzmenko, notes that Moscow’s activities are making it ever more difficult for Ukrainians to learn […]

Putin No Longer Cares Whether His Lies are Plausible, Shevtsova Says

March 22, 2015

Staunton, March 21 — Vladimir Putin and the world have crossed a dangerous threshold: The Kremlin leader no longer cares whether his lies about Ukraine or anything else are plausible because he sees that both his own subjects and many in the West are prepared to accept whatever he says as one version among many […]

Putin Supports Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity as a Rope Supports a Hanging Man

December 8, 2014

Staunton, December 8 – Vladimir Putin’s declaration to visiting French President Francois Hollande that he supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine is just as hypocritical and fraudulent as his past remarks about the country he has subverted and invaded. In fact, he supports this idea in exactly the same way that a rope “supports” a […]