Eurasia Movement Interviews Boris Nad on Novorossiya
Bovdunov: How do you assess the current events in the east of Ukraine? What is the meaning of the current geopolitical conflict?
Nad: On the face of it this is a conflict between two nations – Ukrainian and Russian. At least that’s how it’s represented in the Western media. And that is, of course, deeply wrong. Western media have kept silent about, or are hiding the fact that “the Ukrainian nation” and “the Ukrainian state” actually has never really existed in history. It is no doubt a cheap media trick and ruthless manipulation. Continue reading →
he recent flurry of writing on Russian politics, nationalism and Alexander Dugin shows the contemptible inability of western savants to apprehend any idea beyond the cliche’s of stagnant neo-liberalism. Worse, “Russia specialists” in academia are now tripping over themselves trying to “analyze” Dugin and the Eurasianist idea. Bereft of the vocabulary to understand the concept, they merely apply fashionable labels from western political thought onto Russia in a pathetic and pretentious attempt to show how “dangerous” such ideas are to “European values.” Continue reading →
In the political sense, the situation in Russia is becoming quite critical. These are fundamental shifts rather that fluctuations at the surface. Let us attempt to create a conceptual schema of current events.
There is a People (Narod in Russian, akin to the German Volk: henceforth the term “Narod” will be used—editors), and there are people (population). These are different things (different concepts). And all of them are collectively known as “Russia.” This homonymy generates layers of meaning, and everything gets tangled. Let us orthogonalize the full picture by placing everything onto its own level. Continue reading →
Novorossiya: Analysis of the Propaganda War – Methods and Framework
Among ostensibly pro-Novorossiyan analysts, bloggers, and activist-journalists, blaming Putin’s lack of bellicosity for the real crimes of the Kiev Junta has become increasingly popular since the tactical withdrawal from Slaviansk. This is bound to have disastrous results and is itself the product of an intentional disinfo project from NATO’s ‘alternative’ media establishment. Continue reading →
Ukraine, Syria and Beyond: Some Call it World War IV
1hr, 45mins – audio, link at bottom
In this special edition of the Plane Truth, Paul Plane presses geostrategic analyst and organizer Joaquin Flores on the latest developments on Ukraine/Novorossiya/Russia and Iraq/Iran/Syria.
Many questions answered, full analysis on what to expect moving forward. Continue reading →