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Geopolitics Politics Russia United States

What the West has to offer to the Syrian people is more death, brutality and destruction

It has been well documented and disseminated by the operators of the Western mass media outlets that the Russians “cynically” vetoed the joint French and Spanish resolution for a peace plan for Aleppo

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Belarus History Politics Russia

In Belarus a Maidan is only waiting to happen

My worries about an inevitable Maidan in Belarus proved to be exaggerated and unfounded last year

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Politics Russia Ukraine

Former CIA agent in Donetsk: “MH17 was not downed by a BUK”

East&West: Mister Simpson, how have you ended up in Donetsk? Have you come here from the US? David Simpson: 25 years ago I was a CIA agent in Riga, Latvia.

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Politics Russia Ukraine

Dialogue between a patriot and an appeaser

Appeaser: These symbols look really strange … Patriot: You should educate yourself about the symbols of Azov before so easily falling for Russian propaganda. They have nothing to do with Nazism.

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Politics United States

Either side of Trump’s wall

There is a proverb in China: “He who has not been to the wall is not a hero”. In contrast to the Western definition of hero, the protagonist within this saying is neither a superman or some otherworldly mystical being

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Politics United States

Why I, a life-long Democrat, will vote for Donald Trump

This is a guest contribution for East&West by one of our American readers. I have always been a man of the left. I have a solid working class background, so since I was young, going with the party of the people against the party of the rich

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Journalism Politics Russia

How to write about Russia

Some say being a journalist in Russia is an infernal job. You are lucky if you escape alive. Indeed, Russia may well be one of the most difficult places on earth

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Culture Life Politics

The Swedish ideal of society is a dreadful and inhumane dystopian future

Sweden is nothing less than the most progressive country on earth, again and again appearing close to the top in the list of the most developed countries in the world, and the people in Sweden are apparently were well aware of (and make no mysteries about) it. But what does this being “progressive” mean? At […]

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Poland Politics Ukraine

Polonia resurrecta – a new Intermarium for Poland?

For some people in Eastern Europe, the old American Dream now is a Polish Dream. Undoubtedly, Poland has gone a long way from 1989. Its economy increased by a factor of six since it freed itself from the Soviet domination and it was the only major country in Europe to avoid a recession in 2008-09. […]

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Politics

The Left has become an intolerant and disorientated elite party

This is a guest contribution by the leader of an emerging political party created around the ideal of direct democracy. You can visit the Facebook page of the New Parliament Party clicking here. A new era in British politics has been ushered in after the leave campaign victory. The referendum result was followed swiftly by the resignation or […]

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Culture Germany Politics

Why Germany is not a multicultural paradise

In Germany nobody seems to be concerned about the problem of immigration anymore. Expressing the slightest worry about the possibility of integration of many young men from a very different culture is regarded as a sign of unequivocal backwardness, possible grave mental deficiencies and dangerous and intolerable political leanings. Not even the sexual assualts of Cologne on New […]

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