The Cold War Never Ended

This article demonstrates the dangers of a morally charged bipolar system.

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I’ve never been interested in the Winter Olympics. I prefer my Olympic athletes to be…how you say…”more naked.” There is little to no Olympics craze here in Albania either, so most of what I know about the games comes from social media. And other than giggling at the name Bode and getting tired of hearing about how hot some Italian ice skater chick is, what seems to be dominating the news I get are the sub-par amenities at the Sochi hotels. Um…what?

There is a hashtag on Twitter called #SochiProblems, I guess. And a matching account with over 300,000 followers dedicated to westerners complaining about spending a few weeks in an underdeveloped country that doesn’t quite meet their qualifications for luxury. As an American, I am very familiar with the concept of “getting your money’s worth,” and having worked many years in customer service I understand that westerners…

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Leader of Russian troops cites agreement with Ukraine’s “legitimate President”: “All military structures in Crimea are now reporting to me”

Defend… from whom?

Euromaidan PR

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 Russian occupying troops in Crimea are led by  Lieutenant General Igor Turcheniuk, a deputy head of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation. This is taken from an audio recording of Turcheniuk’s meeting with the officers of Ukrainian Naval Forces at one of the military bases, a copy of which has been obtained by RBK Ukraine.

After introducing himself to the officers and describing his own military background, Turcheniuk indicated that he, himself, is of Ukrainian descent, and then called on the Ukrainian officers to surrender their weapons to the stockpile. “We will all defend it together. There will be no physical coercion,” the Lieutenant General said.

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Ex-Advisor to Putin – Russia Sent Special Forces to Crimea to Kill RUSSIAN Soldiers

False flag provocation like in 2008?

Voices of Ukraine

March 3, 2014, 11:54
Source: FaceNews
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Andriy Illarionov, former adviser to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, believes that Russian military men were sent to Crimea to die. In an interview with Channel 1+1, Mr. Illarionov said that the Russian president is ready and willing to sacrifice his own soldiers, and Russian citizens currently in Ukraine, to present their deaths as provocations on the part of Ukraine.

“Several groups of Russian special forces are already in Ukraine. Those aren’t just ‘titushkas’ and ‘Russian tourists’ that hang Russian flags on city halls, but special Russian squads, whose task is to open fire and KILL RUSSIAN CITIZENS AND RUSSIAN MILITARY MEN on the territory of Ukraine, to later present those deaths as provocation,” says former adviser to Putin. “That was the tactic of the Russian units in South Osetia, Georgia, when Russians special forces shot Russian officers. The bodies of these officers were…

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1 Mar 2014 – Video message on Ukraine by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.

“Cool heads must prevail” – history disagrees…

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Ban Ki-moon: I have just spoken directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin by telephone. I told him that I am closely following the serious and rapidly unfolding developments in Ukraine. I am gravely concerned by some of the recent events, in particular those that could in any way compromise the unity, sovereignty, and territorial integrity of the country. It is crucial to restore calm, and proceed to an immediate de-escalation of the situation. Cool heads must prevail, and dialogue must be the only tool in ending this crisis. I appeal to President Putin to urgently engage in direct dialogue with the authorities in Kyiv. 

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